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June 28, 2015 - Cadillac, Michigan

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The Scene

The Lumberman event is going into it’s 6th year, with it being the 2nd year with the half ironman distance for this event.  Cadillac is an extremely athletic community with plenty of resources and amenities which an event and it’s athletes like this require.  Plenty of lodging and camping choices, a plethora of shopping choices for the entire family and restaurants with every choice of food and flavor available.  The course is just as perfect with a shallow Cadillac lake swim, or kayak/paddle.  A bike course that will take you on a quick 3 mile jaunt to get outside of town and then smooth lightly travelled rolling country roads await for an out and back ride.  Then the run is special, for the half and Olympic distance athletes as it is a simple loop around the lake which is 6.5 miles.  Sprint athletes will just zip down to the state park and return.  All of this right downtown, in the city park right across the street from the high school.  Kayak and stand up paddle boarders come on out, a 4 miler awaits with your choice of bike and run.  

Ryan Rau Michigan’s Top Professional Triathlete with a 70.3 pr. of 4:00 hrs. will be doing a Triathlon clinic on Saturday from 1:00 - 3:00 free to all registered athletes.  Following the clinic there will be a light lunch with a question and answer session with Ryan during lunch.  Then following that you can pick up your race packets.  

Date / Location

Sunday June 28, 2015, 7:45

Cadillac Michigan

At the High School across from the lake


Half IM - 1.2mi. swim, 56mi. bike, 13.1mi. run
Olympic - 1500m swim, 40k bike, 10k run

Sprint - 500m swim, 20k bike, 5krun

Half IM Aquabike - 1.2mi. swim, 56mi. bike
Olympic Aquabike - 1500m swim, 40k bike
Sprint Aquabike - 500m swim, 20k bike

2 Mile Sprint Kayak or Stand up Paddle board. 20K bike, 5k run



2014 Overall Winners
Female Half IM: 5:49:07 Sara Williams
Male Half IM: 4:47:17 Adam Bowden
Female Olympic:  2:34:06 Amy Peters
Male Olympic: 2:17:30 Eric Fernando
Female Sprint: 1:05:59 Darby Middlebrook
Male Sprint: 1:00:51 Matt West
Female KayaTri: 1:58:23 Stacey Farneth

Male  KayaTri: 1:17:21 Daniel Novak


Parking for the event will be in the high school parking lot only!  Do not park on side streets.  Follow parking signs when you arrive at the high school.  


A custom event shirt, custom finishers medal, custom latex swim cap, sponsor supplied samples, professional chip timing with results available online, awards to top three in each age group, a great sponsor supplied raffle and awards ceremony following the last finisher.  And a great post race meal.



Keep in mind USAT sanctioned events have the USAT age up rule.  Your age on race day is the same as how old you will be on December 31st of that year.

Top 3 Men and Top 3 Women Overall in each event, excluded from their agegroup
Top 3 Men and Top 3 Women within each of the following agegroups
19 and under, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75-79, 80+

Top 3 Clydesdales in Olympic and Sprint Triathlons 39 and under and 40+ categories (Clydesdale =  Male 200lbs or more)
Top 3 Athenas in Olympic and Sprint Triathlons 39 and under and 40+ categories (Athena = Females 150lbs or more)
Masters are awarded to the 1st place Male and 1st Place Female who is 40+ within the Olympic/Long Course and Half distance Triathlons and excluded from agegroup

Awards for the sprint and olympic distance will be given out after the last olympic athlete has crossed the finish line, around noon.  Under NO circumstances will half awards be given out early, or individually before the awards ceremony.  If you must depart for the awards ceremony you may opt to pay a shipping and processing fee and have the award mailed to you.  Please see the link above and under the forms page. You MUST send the form within 2 weeks following the event with a check or money order, one fee per award in order to receive your award.  Please understand we have NO control over the US postal service.


City of Cadillac, Cadillac police department, County EMS and sheriff, Cadillac CVB, Cadillac High School, 

Hammer Nutrition, Rudy Project, THETRISHOP, FINIS USA,  Pepsi Co, USAT

Support Crews
Cadillac High School Cross Country & Track Teams



Wet Suit Rentals Available


T-Shirts available online


Gallery Lumberman