About Kansas City Triathlon

Now in its 9th year, the Kansas City Triathlon, which will take place on May 14th, 2017, and offers a flat, fast course that travels through the scenic terrain of Jackson County, Missouri. For 2017, The Kansas City Triathlon will feature a duathlon, sprint, olympic, elite and olympic relay race options. All participants will receive a custom technical tee as well as a finisher tee when they cross the finish line. Awards will be presented to the overall winners of each distance as well as top 4 in each age group.

Distance Options


1.5M Run

20K Bike

5K Run 

New for 2016 is the Duathlon distance option. Perfect for those not quite ready to tackle that swim or for those athletes wanting to shake out the cobwebs before their triathlon season starts

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Sprint Triathlon

0.5K Swim

20K Bike

 5K Run

The Sprint distance does a one lap swim, one lap bike and one lap run. This option is the perfect for those ready to experience the full effects of what the Kansas City Triathlon has to offer.

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Olympic Triathlon

1.5K Swim

40K Bike

10K Run

The Olympic distance is the premier distance option and consists of a two loop swim, two loop bike and a two lap run. A great option for the triathletes ready for the multi-sport season.

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Olympic Relay

1.5K Swim

40K Bike

 10K Run

Are you new to the sport or more of a team player? Grab a group of two others and try the popular relay option. Assign someone to the swim, bike, and run then be on your way

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2017 Pricing


$79Thru January 1
$95Thru April 1
$105Thru Race


$79Thru January 1
$95Thru April 1
$105Thru Race


$95Thru January 1
$115Thru April 1
$125Thru Race


$160Per Team


  • Custom Gender Specific Zorrel Dri-Balance Moisture Transport Technical Tees for all Participants
  • Delicious Post-Race Food and Beverage
  • Complimentary Beer for All Participants 21+
  • Free High Quality Finish Photos
  • Special Overall and Age Group Awards – We go four deep!
  • Ultramax Sports Live Timing and Results Stations
  • Bonus Finisher Tee for all Participants
  • Free post-race massages courtesy of Elite Chiro Care Chiropractic
  • Custom high quality finisher’s medal for all distances
  • A Collectible KC Triathlon Finisher’s Gift

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Mid-America Multisport Series

The Kansas City Triathlon is a proud member of the Mid-America Multisport Series. The Ultramax Sports Championship Series launched in 2004 and was expanded in 2014 to become the Mid-America Multisport Championship Series to include more events, updated scoring, and custom apparel as prizes.

The Series is comprised of some of the top multisport events in the region. The Series is focused on multi-sport events with athletes competing for free entries and custom branded apparel.

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I-70 Challenge

Introducing the I-70 Challenge. Three Cities. Three Triathlons. One Interstate.  Race across Missouri along one of the most traveled highways in the country at the best triathlons the country has to offer.

Cross the finish line in two of the three participating I-70 Challenge races like the Kansas City Triathlon, 2017 St. Louis Triathlon, or Fresh Ideas Halfmax Multi-Distance Triathlon and get the one of a kind I-70 Challenge quarter zip.

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Looking to Help Out?

Consider giving back to the community and volunteering for Kansas City Triathlon

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