Sunday — 8.6.17 / Start: 7:30am
Location: Olander Park — Sylvania, Ohio

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Sylvania Triathlon & Duathlon — Olander Park, Sylvania, Ohio

Sylvania Triathlon & Duathlon

Under new race management, the team from Run Toledo and Dave’s will bring new excitement and energy to this time-tested event. Look to have every element of this event refined and reenergized to make your experience exciting and memorable.

The Sylvania Triathlon and Duathlon is one of the oldest multisport events in the country. It’s held at the Tam-O-Shanter Sports Complex, and Olander Lake in Sylvania, Ohio. This event features a choice of distance and race for everyone. Whether you’re looking for a short or intermediate length, triathlon or duathlon, the Sylvania Triathlon/Duathlon is the event for you. Every year, Sylvania embraces all of the athletes at this exiting race; this year will be no different.

Music will get you pumped from the beginning of the day, 300 terrific volunteers, and lots of cheering spectators will keep you going all the way to the finish line.

Sprint Triathlon → 0.25 mile swim, 13 mile bike, 5K/3.1 mile run
Sprint Duathlon → 1mi run, 13 mi bike, 5k run
Olympic Triathlon → 1.5K swim, 40K bike, 10K run
Olympic Duathlon → 5K/3.1 mile run, 40K bike, 10K run

Relay team registration is available for everyone who want to experience this event with friends, family, or co-workers, but don’t want to do the whole distance themselves.

This venue and course welcomes veterans and rookies alike; men, women, teens, collegiates, and the paratriathletes. There’s something for everyone.

The Sylvania will rank age group category athletes for the Tri and Du. Triathletes and Duathletes will be ranked nationally from all race distances within this Sylvania event.

Start Time: 7:00am
Course Open: 5 hours
Maximum Field: 1,000
Minimum Age:

Health & Fitness Expo


Great Lakes Collaborative for Autism Olander Park System

USA Triathlon Event

Course Maps — Click to Enlarge

Swim → Counter-clockwise loop in Olander lake
Bike → Flat and fast rural roads – both sprint and 40K
Run → Flat and fast in suburbs of Sylvania

Olympic Bike Map
USAT Splash and Dash Youth AquathlonSprint Bike Map
Olympic Run Map
Sprint Run Map
Transition Map

NEW IN 2017

  • Early Spring Training Series
  • SuperKids Chosen as USAT Splash-n-Dash Event
  • Health & Fitness Expo at Tam-o-Shanter
  • Direct Exit to To Transition 1 from Swim
  • Bike Catchers (hand off bike to volunteers, who will place it on your rack)
  • Lower Entry Rates
  • Past Participant Discount
  • More…


Sylvania Triathlon & Duathlon Is Made Possible By
YARK Nissan — Sylvania Triathlon SponsorWTOL 11 & FOX 36 News — Sylvania TriathlonCGS Imaging — Sylvania TriathlonSylvan Studio

Sprint Triathlon


Olympic Triathlon


Relay Triathlon


Sprint Duathlon


Olympic Duathlon

Refund PolicyThere are no refunds. However, we do offer event transfers within the same calendar year to events owned and managed by Run Toledo. Transfers must be iniated and approved 14 days prior to race day.

Health & Wellness Expo — Packet Pickup

Saturday 8.5.17 (time TBD)
Tam-o-Shanter Sports Complex

Sylvania Triathlon & Duathlon Awards

— Overall Male & Female (Sprint & Olympic)
— Top 3 Male & Female in Each 5 Year Age Group (Sprint)
15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70+
— Top 3 Male & Female in Each 5 Year Age Group (Olympic)
16-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70+


  • Tam-o-Shanter
  • United Christian Church
  • Sylvania Northview High School