28th Annual Onion Man Triathlon, Saturday, May 21, 2022

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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Location:  Coming from US Hwy 12, take the Walla Walla Community College exit.  From Hwy 12 East, turn left on Airport Rd.  From Hwy 12 West, turn left on Airport Rd.  Proceed approx. 0.6 mi on Airport Rd and Tausick Way, then turn left on Reservoir Rd. and follow the signs to Bennington Lake (approx. 1.5 mi.)

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 is expected to be approximately 65-68 dgrees. Wetsuits will be allowed.

40 km Bike Because of road construction on Mill Creek Road, we are returning to the previous bike course. 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 onto Campus Loop through the Walla Walla Community College campus to E. Isaacs Ave. There you will turn right on E. Isaacs Ave. which will become Mill Creek Rd.  Bear right onto Five Mile Road and continue straight down Russell Creek Rd to turn around point at Berney Drive.  Proceed back on Russell Creek Rd, turning right for a short 1 mile up and back on Scenic Loop Rd., then right back onto Five Mile Rd. and return the same direction you went out.  

10 km Run The run will be a moderate course on a dirt trail, gravel road and the bike path through Rooks Park down to the turn around point near Tausick Way returning along the same route 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).

Registration:
Entry fee is $90.00 for individuals, $145.00 two person teams and $240.00 for three person teams. All competitors will receive (more info to come) and post-race lunch. Extra meal tickets are $15.00 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 20, 2019. No day of race registration and no wait list available if race fills. No refunds and no deferrals.

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,