Give it a Tri!

Join the Sammamish Y for our second annual Tri Challenge. Complete an Iron Distance Triathlon (2.4 mile swim, 112 mile bike, 26.2 mile run), over the course of 2 months. This challenge will run May 3 – July 5. All fitness levels are welcome! If you are not able to run, bike or swim substitutions will be allowed.

Ages 14 and up. Registration begins mid-April. A celebration for all participants will be scheduled in July. Click here to register and join the challenge.

Champions Tri Challenge May 2018

Challenge guidelines:

The nine-week challenge runs from May 3-July 5
• People can enroll through June 21st to participate
• Ages 14+ are eligible to participate
• The goal: To accomplish these three separate distances over 9 weeks (substitutions allowed)
Swim 2.4 miles (86.4 laps – a lap is down and back the length of the pool). Swim substitutions include: water walking or water running (86.4 laps) or 26 laps down the Lazy River. One hour of water exercise class = 1/4 mile
Bike 112 miles. Bike substitutions include biking outside, in a cycling class or on the fitness floor with a stationary bike, or arm cycling
Run 26.2 miles. Running substitutions include miles of walking, or using an elliptical, Stairmaster, AMT or Nustep for the same amount of mileage (for example, 1,584 steps on the Nustep = 1 mile). Cardio classes such as dancing or step may be substituted as well (60 minutes = 3 miles).
Download a paper log or an electronic spreadsheet here
• Turn in your completed log to Tiffany Serell via e-mail at or physically drop it off at the membership desk.
• All finishers get entered into a drawing for fabulous prizes.
• Those who double or triple their distances will get entered into a special prize drawing.

Contact Tiffany Serell, director for Health and Wellness at the Sammamish Y, at with any questions.