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memphis in may triathlon

Shelby Farms Park, Memphis , Tennessee

May 11, 2024

Memphis in may triathlon: race details

The 2024 Memphis in May Triathlon and AquaBike Division.

You can swim and bike, then your race finishes in the transition area after after you cross the bike -in timing mat entering the transition area. The AquaBike will be available for both the Olympic and Sprint Races.

On Saturday, May 11, 2024 The Memphis In May Olympic Triathlon will be held at again at Shelby Farms Park. The 1.5K Swim will take place in Hyde Lake, The 40K Bike Route will take you around the park and the surrounding area. The 10K Run will be on several of Shelby Farms paved trails. The Memphis In May Triathlon packet pick up and all of the festivities will be at Shelby Farms Hyde Lake.

Racers receive the 2024 Custom T shirt , Finishers Medal, and post race lunch.

The 41st Annual Memphis In May Olympic Triathlon would like to thank Edmond Orgill Park in Millington, TN for many fond memories of the races and the participants who have shared their time with us. The Memphis In May Olympic Triathlon was first introduced to Edmond Orgill Park in 1991, and has had the privilege to host many dedicated triathletes over the years. With the likes of Todd Jacobs, Timothy Deboom, Julie Moss, Mike Pigg, Natasha Badmann, Michelle Jones, Andy Potts, and many other professionals, and age groupers like 5 time USA Triathlon Triathlete of the year, Kirsten Sass, who have made The Memphis In May Olympic Triathlon rich in history. Shelby Farms, our new home, also host the IM Memphis 70.3.

The Memphis In May Olympic Triathlon Saturday May 11, 2024 and consists of .93 Mile Swim, 24.9 Mile Bike and 6.2 Mile Run. The Memphis in May Sprint Triathlon Saturday May 11, 2024 is a sprint triathlon that consists of a 1/3 mile swim 11.5 mile bike, and a 3 mile run. This event is a great way to get started in the sport of triathlon with its association with the Memphis In May Olympic Triathlon and the Memphis in May Triathlon Weekend.

Relay teams are welcome; Female, Male and Mixed. 2 and 3 person teams.
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rage triathlon: race details

Olympic Triathlon
1500m swim / 24.9 mile bike / 6.2 mile run

The 1.5K Swim will take place in Hyde Lake, The 40K Bike Route will take you around the park and the surrounding area. The 10K Run will be on several of Shelby Farms paved trails. The Memphis In May Triathlon packet pick up and all of the festivities will be at Shelby Farms Hyde Lake. 

Sprint Triathlon
750m swim / 11.5 mile bike / 3 mile run

If you are new to triathlon, this is the distance for you! Compete in the fastest event offered, with the majority of participants racing in this distance!

Olympic Aquabike
1500m swim / 24.9 mile bike

A new option that was added in 2023, the Aquabike is great for those with injuries that prevent them from running. Or maybe you want a better chance at winning your age group? This is a great training race if you are training for a longer distance and need to log miles in the water and on the bike.

Multi-sport Relays
2-3 person teams can compete together to complete the Olympic Triathlon Relay, and Sprint Triathlon Relay

Race Day Schedule
5:30am: Transition Area Opens
5:30am: Race Day Packet Pick Up *Must pre-pay $10 pick-up fee
6:30am: Olympic Waves Start
7:30am: Sprint Waves Start
Swim Cut-Off 60mins after last swimmer enters the water
10:30am: Bike Cut-Off
12:30pm: Run Cut-Off / Course Closed

MIM triathlon: Pricing

Distance3/20 - 3/31through 5/11
Sprint Tri$120$135
Sprint Aquabike$120$135
Olympic Tri$165$180
Olympic Aquabike$165$180
Sprint Tri Relay (per person)$65$65
Olympic Tri Relay (per person)$85$85

MIM triathlon: Packet Pick Up

2024 Dates & Times 
Friday, May 10, 2024
3:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. - “Olympic and Sprint Course Preview” & Ask the Experts with Dale Sanford, USAT Certified Coach with BPC Performance, has raced The Memphis in May Triathlon several times- making the ideal person for to ask for tips!, 4:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. - “Tips for Improving Your Time and Experience on the Swim” Classroom & Swimming the marked-race course.

Saturday , May 11, 2024
5:30 a.m. – 6:00 a.m. Packet pick up; Transition area open, chip pick up, swim warm up. Body mark at home: with black permanent marker write your race number right and left upper arm, right and left outer thigh, back of either calf your age as of Dec. 31, 2024. 
6:30 a.m. 41st Memphis in May Olympic Triathlon – Time Trial Start every 3 seconds. Memphis in May Sprint Triathlon to follow.
8:30 a.m - Post-race food and Hook Point Brewing Company
11:00 a.m. – Presentation of Memphis in May Triathlon Awards.

MIM Triathlon: course Maps

scenic running perfected.

Swim Course

shelby farms park
Sprint 750m (0.47mi) - Olympic 1500m (0.93mi)
Swim Course

Bike Course

shelby farms park
Sprint 11.5mi - Olympic 24.9mi
Sprint Courseolympic Course

Run Course

shelby farms park
Sprint 5K (3mi) - Olympic 10K (6.2mi)
Sprint Courseolympic Course
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