Olympic-distance triathlon comes alive again this year with the Lake Whatcom Triathlon (LWT), an official timed event that welcomes athletes and relay teams. The race includes a 1500-meter swim on Lake Whatcom, 40km bike ride along North Shore Drive and Y Road, and a 10km run around the trails of Whatcom Falls Park, with the transition area and start/finish lines at Bloedel Donovan Park. The event will draw beginner to elite athletes, in individual and relay divisions.
Registration runs right up until race day, July 14th, 2018, or until the race sells out. Capped at 300 entrants, this race is expected to sell out, so sign up early. In addition to reduced entry fees, entrants will be eligible to win raffle prizes every few weeks.