Lakewood SummerFEST Triathlon 2017

July 8, 2017
American Lake, 9222 Veterans Dr SW
Lakewood, WA 98498


Part of the Triple Threat Series!

Event Contact: Sally Martinez

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Make your triathlon experience a TRIFECTA of fun!
The Triple Threat series is comprised of three different triathlons, the Black Hills Triathlon in June, the Lakewood SummerFEST Triathlon presented by St. Clare Hospital in July and JBLM’s Deuce’s Wild Triathlon in August. Athletes who complete all three triathlons will have the chance to win a very valuable prize. The Black Hills Triathlon is USAT Sanctioned. Do not sign up for each triathlon individually if you plan to participate in the Triple Threat series. Click here for more details or to Register.


The 6th Annual Lakewood SummerFEST Triathlon, presented by St. Clare Hospital, is held in Lakewood, Washington, and is a fun and competitive sprint triathlon open to participants 15 years and older.

Part of the 2017 Lakewood SummerFEST

The Triathlon ends as SummerFEST festivities begin! So bring the whole family and stay for live performances, hands-on art, international festival, food trucks, KIDZONE, orienteering training, and a movie at dusk. Learn more here

Race Day/Date:

Saturday, July 8th


American Lake Park
9222 Veterans Dr SW
Lakewood, WA 98498

Not USAT Sanctioned

The Course:

½ -mile SWIM starting and ending from the shore at American Lake Park
14-mile BIKE course looped through the streets of Lakewood, Steilacoom, JBLM and Pierce County
3.1-mile RUN at Fort Steilacoom Park

Start & Finish:

The race will start at 9:00am along the shore of American Lake and end at Fort Steilacoom Park.

Packet Pick-up:

Friday, July 7, 11:00-1:30 and 4:30-6:30 pm at Lakewood City Hall (6000 Main Street SW, Lakewood, 98499 room 1E) and Saturday July 8, 7:30am at Fort Steilacoom Park 8714 87th Ave SW. You must be present and show your picture ID in order to pick up your race packet! Friends/relatives are not allowed to pick up your packet for you. It is strictly against USAT rules for anyone to pick up a packet without proper Identification and verification from race officials.

Race Day Schedule:

The race has two transition areas.The swim begins at American Lake Park 9222 Veterans Drive SW 98499, which is Transition 1. Transition 2, where athletes place their bikes and begin the run, is at Fort Steilacoom Park 8714 87th Ave SW, 98499. Racers place their belongings for the run at transition 2 (Fort Steilacoom Park), and can either take a free shuttle, or ride their bikes to American Lake Beach Park where the race begins.

  • 6:30am – 8:45am: T1 and T2 areas open for gear staging. Only racers with body numbers and wrist bands may enter the transition areas for staging their own gear.
  • 6:30am – 8:20am: Shuttle bus running from Fort Steilacoom Park to American Lake Park.
  • Swim begins at American Lake Park 9222 Veterans Drive SW 98499.
  • 8:35am: Racer Count-In
  • 8:45am: Racer pre-race briefing
  • 8:50am: Open Water Warm Up
  • 9:00am: RACE START


Join a spectacular festival and triathlon! Volunteers receive a t-shirt and community service hours. We need about 50 volunteers to assist us with various portions of this event. If you would like to help out, please click the VOLUNTEER Register button on this page and signup!   Click Here to Learn More about Volunteer Details


The City of Lakewood would like to thank all of our sponsors of the SummerFEST Triathlon presented by St. Clare Hospital. We could not put on this great event without your support! Please click on the SPONSOR/VENDOR Register button on this page to provide information about your company and interests.

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