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Sign up now for SIU'S Saluki Triathlon & Duathlon on June 22

Get ready for an exciting day of fitness and fun at Southern Illinois University Carbondale with the return of the Saluki Triathlon and Duathlon on June 22. This popular event is open to participants of all ages and skill levels, making it a perfect opportunity for families, friends, and fitness enthusiasts to come together.

Event Details:

  • Triathlon: Includes a 0.2-mile swim in Campus Lake, a 5-mile bike ride around the southwest side of campus, and a 2-mile run on the trail circling the lake. Open to individuals or teams aged 12 and older.
  • Duathlon: Features a 5-mile bike ride and a 2-mile run. Open to all ages, with free participation for children 8 or younger.
  • Both events will start at 8 a.m. at the beautifully renovated Becker Pavilion on Campus Lake. The triathlon and duathlon offer a fantastic way to challenge yourself, enjoy the outdoors, and experience the vibrant community at SIU.


  • Triathlon: $35 for solo participants, $30 for relay teams.
  • Duathlon: $25 for solo participants.
  • Discount: SIU students can save $10 on either race with the code "salukitri10".
  • Deadline: Register online now or sign up in person on race day until 7:59 a.m., subject to availability.


  • Medals for race winners.

Awards for the top three competitors in each division:

  • Triathlon Sprint Solo (male, female, nonbinary)
  • Triathlon Sprint Team (each team member receives a medal)
  • Duathlon Solo

Be sure to bring your own bicycle for the event. Don't miss out on this exciting opportunity to participate in the Saluki Triathlon and Duathlonat SIU. Register now and join us on June 22 for a day of fitness, fun, and community spirit!

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