Participate as an Individual
Ready to accomplish a personal challenge, for a great cause? The Stamford KIC IT Triathlon is just the event for you. Take on this Olympic-distance triathlon by completing all three legs of the triathlon: 1.5k (.9 mile) swim, 40k (24.8 mile) bike, and 10k (6.2 mile) run.
Participate as a Relay Team
Gather together a swimmer, biker and runner and compete as a relay team! Relay teams can be comprised of 2 or 3 members; each completing 1-2 of the event legs. Team members exchange the timing chip inside the transition area. If you are looking for teammates, post on our Facebook page to find someone!
Participate as a Triathlon Club Member OR Corporate Team Member OR Both!
New for 2013, Stamford KIC IT Triathlon athletes will now have the option to register as both a triathlon club member and as a member of a corporate team.
Triathlon Club Cup Challenge
Is your triathlon club the best? When registering, reference your triathlon club (if your club is not listed, please list it).
Corporate Team Cup Challenge
Win company bragging rights! List your place of work and compete against other companies to show who's tops.
How to Register as a Team
Each member of a relay team must complete the registration application; team members may register separately online.
Seeded Open Wave Division
The Seeded Open Wave allows talented and very competitive age group athletes to participate head-to-head. These participants must be age group athletes and will not be included in the awards for their respective age group. This is a separate, special seeded wave that will start together, receive separate results and separate awards. Rankings are also sent separately to USAT for this wave.
Qualifying times for consideration into the Seeded Open Wave Division are:
Men Olympic Time - 2:12
Women Olympic Time - 2:25
Packet Pick Up
Packet pickup will take place at the Stamford Innovation Center, located at 175 Atlantic Street in Stamford, at the following days and times:
Wednesday, June 26 from 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Saturday, June 29 from 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
It is the responsibility of each athlete to have their packet and be at the swim start on time.
*NEW FOR 2013* Athletes will NOT be allowed to pick up their race packets on race day WITHOUT permission from the Race Director -
IMPORTANT: According to USAT rules, all athletes must pick up their own packet in person and show ID.
Click the links below.
Ride to race start map (PDF)
Gear and Gear Transport Information
Neoprene booties are considered part of a wetsuit and would be legal to wear anytime wetsuits are legal. Swim-socks/booties are legal at any temperature as long as they do not provide flotation.
Participants will receive a Stamford KIC IT Triathlon Transition Gear Bag at packet pick up. Athletes must use the Stamford KIC IT Triathlon Transition Gear Bag to transport your race gear from Transition 1 (T1) to Transition 2 (T2).
Timeline for Race Day:
1) Athletes will check in at T2 - After check in, athletes will leave their running gear and any post-race gear in T2. Athletes will also be able to get last minute adjustments to their bikes.
2) After check in, athletes will ride a short distance to T1.
Items going to T1:
Athletes will also be able to get last minute adjustments to their bikes.
3) Upon completing the swim, athletes will go to T1 and put all swim gear in their Stamford KIC IT Triathlon Transition Gear Bag. Volunteers will then transport this bag to T2. Once athletes complete the race, they will return to T2 and collect their gear.
Bike ride to race info
A map illustrating the short ride from T2 to T1/race start can be downloaded by clicking here.
New for 2013: The Stamford KIC IT Triathlon is initiating a new swim warm up protocol for this year's race. We ask all swimmers (both relay and individuals) to get in a minimum a 10 minute warm up swim prior to the start of the race. This new protocol is intended to give you a proper warm up as well as acclimate your body to the water temperature.
Parking on Race Day
There are four parking lots available for athlete use on Sunday:
1. Government Center (VIP Athletes ONLY) (888 Washington Boulevard) - The Washington Boulevard entrance is open 24/7, and the Tresser Boulevard entrance will open at 6:00 a.m.
2. UConn Stamford garage (Corner of Washington Boulevard and Broad Street, across from UConn Stamford) - Will be open from 4:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
3. Target garage (21 Broad Street; across from UConn Stamford) - Will be open 24/7
4. Bell Street garage (between Washington Boulevard and Atlantic Street) - Will open at 5 a.m.
IMPORTANT: Due to construction in the Columbus Park area, there are no open air lots available this year. Athletes with roof racks will NOT be able to park in the four lots indicated above. We strongly recommend that you store your bike in your car or use a trunk rack in order to utilize one of these lots.
The Courtyard Stamford Downtown, located at 275 Summer Street in the heart of Stamford, is offering a special rate of $115 per night for participants in the Stamford KIC IT Triathlon. The special rate will be applied to your reservation through this link. Click here to make your reservation.
The bike segment of the Stamford KIC IT Triathlon will be going through portions of Stamford on Sunday morning, June 30, from approximately 7:00-10:00 a.m., with the bulk of athletes arriving between the hours of 8:00-9:00 a.m.
Residents are asked to be alert to a large presence of bikers on the following roads: Chestnut Hill Road, Haviland Road, High Ridge Road, Mayapple Road, Old Long Ridge Road, Rock Rimmon Road, Scofieldtown Road, Sunset Road, and West Haviland Lane. Roads will be open to cars but residents may experience a delay.
The Stamford KIC IT Triathlon course will be staffed with Stamford Police, race personnel and volunteers. A cleaning crew following the last cyclist.
The Stamford KIC IT Triathlon apologizes for any inconvenience this may cause, and appreciates the support of affected residents.
Divisions and Awards
Male Age Group
Female Age Group
Clydesdale (Men 200+ lbs)
Athena (Women 150+ lbs)
Teams (Male, Female, Mixed)
Age Group Divisions
5 year age groups, from ages 16-80+
All teams will be scored according to the following: