Race Information

The Timberman is held on the grounds of Sugar Lake Lodge. Sugar Lake Lodge is one of Minnesota’s premier destination golf course resorts, a resort for family gatherings and a collaborative leadership center.

 Saturday, July 13, 2024
 6:00 am - Transition opens 
 6:30 am - 7:15 am Packet Pickup - Sugar Lake Lodge, Main Building. Participants receive a water bottle, unisex short sleeve shirt, and swim cap. 
Body marking on the deck of Otis's Grill, just outside of the transition area. Chip pickup near body marking. 
7:30 am - Pre-race meeting, transition area 
8:00 am - Olympic race, time trial start on beach. Participants self seed. 
8:25 am - Sprint race, time trial start on beach. Participants self seed. 
8:40 am - Super Sprint race, time trial start on beach. Participants self seed.

Race Distances
Olympic: 1760 yards/1 mile swim, 25 mile bike, 6 mile run 

Sprint: 587 yards,  11 mile bike, 3 mile run 

Super Sprint: 264 yards, 5.5 mile bike, 1.5 mile run 

Teams (2 or 3 person) can participate in the Olympic and Sprint races. The Super Sprint race is for individuals only. 

The event is chip timed by Pickle Events

The Timberman is a USA Triathlon sanctioned race. A USAT official will be monitoring the course. EVERY athlete needs to bring a valid ID in order to pick up his/her packet. Packets have to be picked up by the race participant. If you are a minor (age 17 and under), a parent/legal guardian needs to  accompany you to packet pickup and be onsite during race day, this applies to individuals and team members.
Participants need to either have a 1-day license or annual license. 

USAT changed their pricing structure as of 1/16/2024. The fees are now based on the distance of the race. 
1-day membership prices: 
 Super Sprint and Sprint: $13.00 
 Olympic: $18.00 
Relays: $6.00 per leg (no matter if the team is 2 or 3 person)

Annual licenses are not available at the race. Visit USAT's membership page for more information.

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