Clear Lake, Iowa — TRI Clear Lake is back, bigger and better than ever! The Clear Lake Area Chamber of Commerce is thrilled to announce the highly anticipated TRI Clear Lake triathlon, taking place on Saturday, May 27 at 7:30 a.m. This year’s event promises an exhilarating experience for triathletes of all levels, along with a special addition that will make the event even more memorable: the Youth Splash and Dash on Friday, May 26 at 6:30 p.m.

TRI Clear Lake has been chosen as the USA Triathlon Iowa State Championships, making it a race that holds immense prestige and excitement for athletes from near and far. With its captivating scenery, TRI Clear Lake offers participants a chance to push their limits and showcase their endurance.

But the excitement doesn’t stop there! Introducing the Youth Splash and Dash, a race specially designed for young athletes to get a taste of the triathlon spirit. On Friday, May 26, children will have the opportunity to swim and run their way to the finish line in a fun and supportive environment. This event aims to inspire the next generation of multisport athletes and foster a love for fitness and friendly competition.

TRI Clear Lake is more than just a race; it’s an experience that celebrates community, determination, and personal triumphs. Participants can expect a picturesque swim in the crystal-clear waters, a thrilling bike ride along scenic routes, and a rewarding run that leads to a lakeside finish.

The event will also feature a lively lakefront finisher party, complete with music, food, and beverages, where participants and spectators can come together to celebrate the achievements of the day.

Don’t miss your chance to see this extraordinary event beginning at City Beach and finishing on Main Avenue next to City Park.

About TRI Clear Lake:

TRI Clear Lake is an annual triathlon event hosted by the Clear Lake Area Chamber of Commerce. The event features a picturesque course and vibrant atmosphere. With its selection as the USA Triathlon Iowa State Championship race, TRI Clear Lake has become a premier event on the triathlon calendar, attracting participants from across the country. The addition of the Youth Splash and Dash provides an opportunity for young athletes to experience the joy of triathlon and develop a passion for an active lifestyle. For more information, visit