Southern Hills Triathlon
Each year on the Saturday of Labor Day Weekend, the Friends of the Hot Springs Public Library hosts the Southern Hills Triathlon. To register for this year's race on-line visit RaceEntry.com. You can also use registration form attached here to register by mail. This activity is one of the major fund raising events for the Friends. With the proceeds from this activity the Friends are able to purchase books and computers as well as support many of the library's activities.
The race is held at Angostura Recreation Area (map) south of Hot Springs off US Hwy 385. PLEASE NOTE: Starting this year Angostura Recreation Area will be collecting the state park entrance fee for all vehicles entering the park for the race. The fee is $6.00 per vehicle. The South Dakota Annual Park Pass also covers the fee. For maps of the area go to: Angostura Park map, area race map, bike route, run route, swim route, and parking and race start map. ANSI approved helmets are required for the bike race. Medals are given to all youth and adult finishers. First Place Awards are given for adult age groups and First Place Overall awards are given for each event. More information about the day can be found on the Triathlon Flyer.
Registration can be made on-line at Raceentry.com or by mail by downloading the registration form. Registration closes at 7:00 pm, Friday, August 31, 2018. You can register in person at the Pasta Dinner Friday, August 31, 2018 from 5:30–7:00 pm at the Hot Springs Masonic Lodge. Attached is a map to the Masonic Lodge. The pasta dinner is included in the cost of registration. If you would like to purchase a dinner for your friends or family you can do that on Race Entry or on the mail-in registration form. The fee is $7.00 for adults and $4.00 for children 12 and under.
Racers must read the attached information sheets for youth categories and all racers.
BASE FEES for the Races**
**For registration after August 15th, add $20 to base fee.
Solo – Olympic Triathlon $60
Solo – Sprint/Duathlon Triathlon $50
Solo – High School/College/Military $40
Youth Triathlon – $20
Team – $100 (Sprint, Olympic, Duathlon, Women, Open - Coed or all Male)
Team – High School/College/Military Team $75
PLEASE NOTE: Starting this year Angostura Recreation Area will be collecting the state park entrance fee for all vehicles entering the park for the race. The fee is $6.00 per vehicle. The South Dakota Annual Park Pass covers the fee.
The Race Entry website address for 2018 is: https://www.raceentry.com/races/southern-hills-triathlon-olympic-and-sprint/2018/register