Weather Update

Weather – We are all seeing the same weather forecast for Sunday and it’s not optimal. It appears we will get wet but most of the major rain and flooding is to occur southeast of Petersburg. As stated in the contingency plan we race in the rain. We do not race in lightning. We will […]

Abe’s Mini & Pioneer Sprint Registration

The final shirt order has been placed for the April 30th Abe’s Mini and Pioneer Sprint Triathlons. We have set a new total participation record in our 10th year. Sincere thanks to you for making this happen. We have ordered a limited amount of extra shirts and they will be given on a first come […]

Legacy 5K/10K Runs in Oak Ridge

It is with great excitement that we can announce the Inaugural running of the Lincoln’s Legacy 5K/10K running event at Lincoln Park and Oak Ridge Cemetery on June 2nd. This event is part of the much grander Lincoln’s Legacy of Giving Music Festival taking place in downtown Springfield Il on June 2nd and 3rd. For […]

Shirt Deadline for Abe’s Mini & Pioneer Sprint Triathlons

Greetings, just a quick reminder, If you want one of the 10th Anniversary Shirts for the April 30th Abe’s Mini or Pioneer Sprint Triathlons please register before 11:59pm on Sunday April 23rd. Anyone registering Monday or later will not be guaranteed a shirt. So you know these are new gender specific, soft technical shirt with […]

April 30th Abe’s Mini and Pioneer Sprint – Latest Updates

Greetings all, I hope your training is going well and everyone is healthy for the new season. Plans and trends are going great for the April 30 Abe’s Mini and Pioneer Sprint Triathlons. As of today, sign ups are 40% higher than last year in the Mini and 20% higher than last year in the […]

Top 10 Reasons to Tri at PORTA in April

Here they are, and they are impressive. The TOP 10 Reasons to Race at PORTA In April 1. Lowest Cost Season Opener in the Area ($53 vs. $65) 2. USAT Certiified Course and Race Director and Race Director To Be 3. 10th Year Anniversary with CAKE 4. Handmade, One of a Kind Overall Awards and […]

April Tri’s and Abe Lincoln

Greetings, triathletes We hope your training is going well for racing at the April 30th Abe’s Mini and Pioneer Triathlons at PORTA High School. We wanted to share some developments that have now been finalized for Race day. In additon to the new awards for 2017, the 10th Anniversary of the event and very cool […]

Capital City Biathlon – On Line Registration is OPEN

Athletes, As mentioned Tri Harder is now hosting the Capital City Biathlon on May 13, 2017. On line registraiton is now open at the link below and on the www.triharderpromotions.com website. While the courses will remain the same expect big changes for the event. Keep an eye out but you know us, we Tri Harder […]

10 Year Anniversary of Abe’s Tri Series

Greetings Triathletes, It is with great excitement that we share the Milestone we are approaching with the April 30 Abe’s Mini and Pioneer Sprint Triathlons at PORTA High School and the June 17th Stovepipe Sprint and Raisplitter Triathlons at New Salem. This year marks the 10th Anniversary of Abe’s Tri Series and we are going […]

Sage City Mini Triathlon

Hello Triathletes, The BIG NEWS for 2017 is the addition of the Sage City Mini distance triathlon to the August event. The Mini consists of a 100 meter outdoor pool swim, a 5 mile bike and a 1 mile run on the shaded path. This is the perfect distance for youths and for anyone wanting […]