Zoom RedHawk Triathlon Festival

September 12, 2021 at Hueston Woods State Park in Oxford, Ohio

Featuring scenic views and some challenging hills, this event is a must race in Southwest, Ohio. A stop on the Ohio Triathlon Series, this unique race offers 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. Celebrate your 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! Co-hosted by the Miami University Triathlon & Duathlon team, our event is also a Mideast Collegiate Triathlon Conference event where collegiate triathlon teams complete school pride and conference points. Plus join the best high school triathletes in the region as they compete for team and individual honors at the Mideast High School Regional Sprint Triathlon Championships. We will see you there! 

COVID-19 Safety Protocols

All 2021 Races will comply with all Federal, State, and Local COVID-19 Protocols. We will be required to follow these guidelines to host our races and ensure the safety of all athletes, volunteers and staff. Athletes must complete a home health check before attending any race, and must comply with all of the 2021 COVID-19 Safety Protocols before, during and after the each race event. Please review these guidelines before attending.

Update: June 11, 2021  - ALL THE PERMITS ARE HERE! 

We have received all of the permits for our summer races. so, come race with us in person this summer. We are so excited to see all of you, and to welcome you back on course! We are keeping most of our COVID -19 protocols in place to maximize safety so please review the guidelines before you arrive. We look forward to a great racing season. 

Registration Now Open!

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  • There is a race for everyone from Beginner to Ironman!
  • Post Race Meal to Go with Food and Drinks!
  • Professional In Race Pictures!
  • Men's & Women's Cut Lifestyle Tee!
  • Designer Finisher Medals!
  • Safe, Well Marked Courses in Beautiful Local Parks!
  • A Friendly Race with Plenty of Fun!

Timed Races

TRIATHLONS (Swim, Bike, Run)

  • Beginner = 250m swim / 9ml bike / 1.5ml run
  • Sprint = 750m swim / 17ml bike / 5k run
  • Olympic = 1500m swim / 26ml bike / 10k run
  • 1/3 Iron = 2000m swim / 34ml bike / 9.3ml run

DUATHLONS (Run, Bike, Run)

  • Sprint = 1.5ml Run / 17ml bike / 5k run
  • Olympic = 5k run / 26ml bike / 10k run
  • 1/3 Iron = 5k run / 34ml bike / 9.3ml run

AQUABIKES (Swim, Bike)

  • Sprint = 750m swim / 17ml bike only
  • Olympic = 1500m swim / 26ml bike only
  • 1/3 Iron = 2000m swim / 34ml bike only


  • Sprint = 750m swim / 5k run only
  • Olympic = 1500m swim / 10k run only
  • 1/3 Iron = 2000m swim / 9.3ml run only


  • 3k Open Water Swim (1.86 Miles)
  • 5k Open Water Swim (3.1 Miles)

Race Venue

  • The Zoom RedHawk Triathlon and Multisport Festival will take place at Hueston Woods State Park Beach in Oxford, Ohio, which is a short drive North of Cincinnati and Southwest of Dayton. 
  • Packet Pick-up, and the Start/Finish Lines will be at the beachfront, just East of the Park Office and South of the Campground. The address is 6301 Park Office Road, College Corner, OH 45003 but this will not take you directly to the beach. You will need to follow the signs for the Beach, which is on the West side of the Lake off Main Loop Road, which circles the lake. There is plenty of parking at the beachfront, and all the race festivities will be in the far parking lot (South of where you entered the Beach area).
  • Directions are here: https://www.zoomracingusa.com/directions-hw/ 

Parking and Restrooms

There will be parking available at the beachfront; there are restrooms there as well. 

Race Swag, Goodies, and Post-Race Meal

Here are all the swag and goodies to celebrate your accomplishment. Everyone who registers will get:

  • Zoom RedHawk Tee
    • Men’s cut, women’s cut & youth sizing available
    • To be guaranteed a shirt, you must register at least 2 weeks in advance of the race.
  • Zoom RedHawk Triathlon & Multisport Festival Finisher Medal
    • To be guaranteed a race medal, you must register at least 2 weeks in advance of the race.
  • Custom Race Bib
  • Post Race Meal to Go

Race Awards

  • We do not offer race awards, because we believe everyone is a winner. So enjoy your swag, finisher medal and meal to go, and celebrate your accomplishment with family and friends (at home of course, due to COVID). 
  • Our races are sanctioned by USAT, and we submit age group results in the triathlon, duathlon, aquathlon, and aquabike in 5-year increments to USAT (within 15 days of the race) for the purposes of calculating national rankings and eligibility for USAT Nationals and All American consideration.

Registration Online ONLY at ZoomRacingUSA.com 

Registration is online at ZoomRacingUSA.com and will remain open through the start of the last race on race day. There will not be any in-person registration at the race venue. However you may register online at home, and come out to the race venue for the event, even race day morning. Please also note: 

  • Prices will increase closer to race day, so register early to save some money. 
  • If you register but then are unable to race with us in-person due to COVID or other circumstances, please email Rebekah at zoomracingusa12@gmail.com and we will mail your race swag. All mailing will occur after the race date and virtual bags will arrive 1-2 weeks after the event.
  • Please register in advance to be guaranteed swag. You must register at least 2 weeks in advance to be guaranteed a race shirt and medal. We need to order them in advance and cannot guarantee that anyone registering after the deadline will get one. We do try to order extras but sometimes those run out, so register by the deadline.

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!

Miami University Triathlon & Duathlon Team Event & Mideast Collegiate Triathlon Conference Event

  • The Mideast Collegiate Triathlon Conference contains the states of Kentucky, Ohio, Michigan, Indiana, and Illinois. The goal of the MECTC is to foster the growth and competitiveness of the sport of triathlon at the collegiate level in the region. The MECTC outdoor race schedule spans from May to October, with the conference championship in early September.  Teams and individuals compete in these races for their standing in the conference omnium as well as bragging rights. Bring your team to compete for glory! 
  • This year we will be raising money to support the Miami University Triathlon Team's trip to compete in the USAT Collegiate National Championships. Miami University Triathlon Team Logo
  • The Miami University Triathlon Team, founded in the late 1990's, is a team of elite and amateur triathlon and multisport athletes at Miami University. The team is comprised of undergraduate and graduate student-athletes who come from a variety of backgrounds, be it high school athletics, collegiate athletics, or even no athletic background at all. As a team, we are very welcoming and accommodating and have spots from the beginner to the professional level that can be filled. In addition to the athletic side of triathlon, our team also takes pride in its strong social component, which involves community outreach, social gatherings, and much more.

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