26th Annual Onion Man Triathlon, Sunday, May 26, 2019

This is an exciting and challenging race open to team competitors as well as individuals who like to power it on their own. We wish all of you a safe race and encourage you to get out there and swim hard, ride strong, run fast and most of all, enjoy yourselves!

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Race Confirmation Page    



Coming from Hwy. 12, take the Walla Walla Community College exit, (Hwy. 12 East turn right on Tausick Way. Hwy. 12 West turnBicycle Barn-Sponsor of the triathlon left on Tausick Way). Turn left on Reservoir Rd. and follow the signs to Bennington Lake.

The Course:
1.5 km Swim
The Triathlon begins at Bennington Lake where competitors will begin with a 1.5 km (2 loop)swim. Water temperature will be approximately 65-68 dgrees. Wet suits will be allowed.

40 km Bike The bike course will be an out and back scenic ride. Bikers will head down Reservoir Rd. from the lake turning right on Tausick Way. Turn right again on to the Walla Walla Community College driveway and follow that through the campus to Isaac’s St. You will turn right on Isaacs which will become Mill Creek Rd. you will then stay right onto 5 mile rd to turn around point with a short out and back on Scenic Loop Rd on your way back to the transition area located at Bennington Lake. 

10 km Run The run will be a moderate course on the bike path through Rooks Park with no major hills.

Pre-Race Meeting:
All participants must attend this meeting which will begin promptly at 8:30 am at Bennington Lake (the starting point for the race).

Entry fee is $75.00 for individuals, $130.00 two person teams and $195.00 for three person teams. All competitors will receive a Hat, Water Bottle and BBQ. Extra meal tickets are $10.00 each and can be purchased ahead of time at sign up or day of race at meal.  Field is limited to 250 participants, so register early. A $10.00 additional fee after April 30, 2019. No day of race registration and no wait list available if race fills.

USA Triathlon Event:
This year the Onion Man Triathlon race is a USA Triathlon Sanctioned event, if you are a USAT member you will need to enter your number on the registration page. If you are not a member you will need to click on the one day license for $15.00. Here is the link if you would like to purchase a one year membership. USAT Member Link If you are a member be ready to show your license at packet pick up. Thank you,