Red White & Zoom Triathlon Festival

Date TBD, 2021 at Cowan Lake State Park in Wilmington, Ohio

is the USA Triathlon Mideast Regional Multisport Championships!

The Red, White and Zoom Triathlon Festival at Cowan Lake State Park on June 28 is host to the 2020 Mideast Regional Multisport Championship. That means that everyone who participates in the aquabike or aquathlon of any distance at the event is eligible for Mideast Regional Multisport Championship age group awards from USA Triathlon. You can be crowned the Mideast Regional Aquabike or Aquathlon Champ!

We also invite triathletes, duathletes and open water swimmers to join us in any of our 7 other events. Everyone receives a commemorative t-shirt in men's and women's cut, post race pizza and beer, and a cool finisher medal. Triathlon and duathlon participants, your finish place can qualify you for Age Group Nationals in each of those sports. Red, White and Zoom welcomes over 300 athletes each year, making it a great event to find fun competition as well as a good chance at earning your Age Group Nationals Qualification spot. All ages and abilities are welcome!

2021 Information Coming Soon!

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Considered a hidden gem of the Ohio Parks, Cowan Lake State Park offers a unique challenge to racers, to tackle hills and flats on this scenic course. This is the only race in Ohio to offer triathlons, duathlons, aquabikes (swim bike only) and aquathlons (swim run only), in distances for all ages and abilities including beginner, sprint, olympic and 1/3 iron. There is a race for all ages and abilities. Everyone can celebrate their accomplishment with a cool finisher medal and lifestyle tee (in men's and women's cut), and party after the event with music, pizza, beer (we also have soda and water), family and friends! This is more than just a race, it's an experience!  


  • There is a race for everyone from Beginner to Ironman!
  • Post Race Party with Pizza & Beer!
  • Photo Booth & Professional In Race Pictures!
  • Men's & Women's Cut Hip Lifestyle Tee!
  • Designer Finisher Medals to first 300 to Register!
  • A Portion of Race Proceeds Benefit a Local Non-Profit!
  • Safe, Well Marked Courses in Beautiful Local Parks!
  • A Fun Family Friendly Race with Plenty of Fun!

Timed Races

  • Beginner Triathlon = 200m swim / 8ml bike / 1.5ml run
  • Sprint Triathlon = 750m swim / 13ml bike / 5k run
  • Sprint Duathlon = 1.5ml Run / 13ml bike / 5k run
  • Sprint Aquabike = 750m swim / 13ml bike only
  • Sprint Aquathlon = 750m swim / 5k run only
  • Olympic Triathlon = 1500m swim / 25ml bike / 10k run
  • Olympic Duathlon = 5k run / 25ml bike / 10k run
  • Olympic Aquabike = 1500m swim / 25ml bike only
  • Olympic Aquathlon = 1500m swim / 10k run only
  • 1/3 Iron Triathlon = 2000m swim / 36ml bike / 9.3ml run
  • 1/3 Iron Duathlon = 5k run / 36ml bike / 9.3ml run
  • 1/3 Iron Aquabike = 2000m swim / 36ml bike only
  • 1/3 Iron Aquathlon = 2000m swim / 9.3ml run only
  • 3k or 5k Open Swim

Race Shirts

The shirts will be short sleeve lifestyle tees in Men’s Cut and Women’s Cut, with an option for a tank top / sleeveless tee. To be guaranteed a race tee, you must register at least 2 weeks in advance of the race.

More Info & Sizing on our Lifestyle Event Tees!

Awesome Finisher Medals

There are Finisher Medals for First 300 in Any Race! 

Post Race Party

After the race, all finishers can share in beer, soda, water, pizza, PB&J, snacks and more! There will be cold towels, music, finisher medals, a photo booth, and lots of fun with family & friends!

Parking and Restrooms

There will be parking available by the beach and at the ranger station. There are portable and stalled restrooms at the beach as well.

In-Race Photos & Photo Booth

We will have a photographer out on course to take your pictures while you race. Then after your race you can pose with your friends, family and team at our FREE photo booth. We will post all pictures on Facebook after the race for you to like, tag and share!

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2021 Information Coming Soon!

Register |  Course  |  Athlete Guide  |  Schedule  |  Pricing  Directions  |  Photos  | Training Plans  |  Coaching