Jefferson City Convention and Visitors Bureau

Jun 11, 2017

Jefferson City Triathlon "The Great Escape"

The second annual JC Triathlon: The Great Escape takes athletes from the snake swim in the 4 lane 50 meter pool at Ellis-Porter Riverside Park, to a 12 mile bike on city and rural roads from the pool to the outskirts of the new Missouri state prison and back to the pool. The run is from the pool to the old historic Missouri State Penitentiary and back to the pool. 

Events will start and finish in the area of the pool at Ellis-Porter Riverside Park. Site will be accessible at 5:30 am with on-site registration, body marking and transition area placement. Pool swim warm up schedule will be announced.

Sprint Triathlon awards will be presented to the overall male and female finishers and the top three male and female finishers in each age group. Awards for the Duathlon and Relay Team will be awarded to the top three finishers in each event.

Your age division is determined according to USAT rules as your age as of December 31, the year of the event.

Time: 7am

Location: Riverside Park, Ellis-Porter Pool

Cost: Sprint tri (swim, bike, run) $60.00 early registration/$70.00 after May 22; duathlon (bike, run) $60.00 early registration/$70.00 after May 22; team relay (a 2 or 3 member team completes 1 or more of sprint triathlon courses) $70.00 early registration

Contact: Click here for more details and to register or call (573) 632-8832 or email

return to top of page