June 15th Stovepipe, Railsplitter and Illinois Half Distance Triathlons are Cancelled

Dear Triathletes and Friends of Tri Smarter/Tri Harder, It is with sincere sadness and anger that we share the very disappointing news finalized today. Due to circumstances beyond our control, but within the control of the Illinois Department of Natural Resources and the Lake Petersburg Board, we are forced to cancel the June 15th Stovepipe […]

On Line Registration is Now Open for the Moonlight Miles at Oak Ridge Cemetery & Sangamon Valley Trail Runs

Greetings All, On Line Registration is now open for the Sept. 14th Moonlight Miles at Oak Ridge Cemetery Night Runs including a 5k, Quarter Marathon (6.55 miles) and Half Marathon ran at night in a 160 year old cemetery where President Lincoln was laid to rest. Come run in the Moonshadow of Lincoln’s Tomb and […]

Capital City Biathlon – Final Reminder Shirt Cut Off

This is the Final Reminder that the Shirt Cut Off is Sunday May 19th at 11pm for the Capital City Biathlon. If you want to be guaranteed a shirt in your size and a Wheelfast Water Bottle and Aero Socks please register below by the date stated above. The event is May 25th at Stuart […]

Capital City Biathlon – New Date, New Venue, New Courses

Hello Endurance Athletes, We wanted to remind everyone about the May 25th Capital City Biathlon taking place at Stuart Park. As you may or may not know the Biathlon consists of a 3.1 mile Run followed by a 15 mile Bike with NO SWIMMING. We have moved the date back to the Saturday of Memorial […]

2019 Abe’s Mini & Pioneer Sprint Results

Please use the following link for the 2019 Pioneer Sprint and Abe’s Mini Results. Go to the Championchip 247 site and search the results tab for your race. Thank you for racing with Tri Harder.   2019 Results

Pioneer & Abe’s Mini Triathlons – On Line Closes May 2nd at 11pm

Greetings, On Line Registration closes Thursday May 2nd at 11pm. You can still register on race day morning from 9am to 11:30am but no shirt is guaranteed. We ordered extras but they go quick so don’t delay register today for the First Outdoor Triathlons of the season with an indoor pool swim. Use the links […]

Final Reminder – Shirts for Abe’s Mini & Pioneer Sprint Triathlons May 4th

Greetings, This is the Final Reminder that the shirts for the May 4th Abe’s Mini & Pioneer Sprint Triathlons will be ordered tomorrow morning. If you want to be guaranteed a shirt from your race in your size and gender please register by 11pm tonight (Sunday). If you needed  more incentive to enter we have […]

Big News for May Tri & Bi

Hello Endurance Athletes, Hope despite the weather your training is going well.  It’s now time to apply that training to the real world on race day May 4th. On that day you can compete or complete in the Abe’s Mini, Pioneer Sprint or Abe’s Tri Challenge at a reduced rate and FINISH 2 Tri’s in […]

Top 10 Reasons to Tri Abe’s Mini, Pioneer Sprint & Abe’s Tri Challenge – May 4th

Top 10 Reasons to Tri the Abe’s Mini and/or Pioneer Sprint on Saturday May 4th. 1st outdoor triathlons of season in central Illinois – new date for warmer weather Indoor pool swim, outdoor bike and run New Awards that state how you Tri Abe’s Tri Challenge – Compete in both Abe’s Mini & Pioneer Sprint […]

Tri Season Opener May 4th – Abe’s Mini & Pioneer Sprint

Reminder the Tri Season Opener for Abe’s Mini & Pioneer Sprint Triathlons is now May 4th. After the past two years of cold weather and me running 2.5 hours on the 20th in the am I pleased with the decision to move the races to May and not be cold. As many of you know […]