Race Info

Race Information

Enjoy a refreshing 500 yard swim in an outdoor 25 yard pool, then head out on a 9.3 mile ride past gently sloping wheat fields, and finish it off with a 3.1 mile run. The Palouse Sprint Triathlon is a great opportunity to tri it out for the first time or finish off your race season with a sprint. Team entries are encouraged.

Proceeds from the race benefit the following community organizations:

  • Moscow Chinooks Masters Swim Club
  • Moscow Central Lions Club Sight and Hearing Program
  • University of Idaho Vandal Cycling Club
  • Moscow High School Environmental and International Clubs


The Race Course

a complete description of the swim, bike, run, and transition areas

Race Divisions

Individual Entries (Male/Female) by age (as of 12/31/2017)
**No individual entries under 15 years old

15-19 40-44 65-69
20-24 45-49 70-74
25-29 50-54 75-79
30-34 55-59 80 & older
35-39 60-64

Team Entries

**No team participants under 15 years old

(comb. age of 59 and younger)
(comb. age of 60-119)
(comb. age of 120 & older)
Male Male Male
Female Female Female
Coed Coed Coed
Palouse Cup

Palouse Cup

Businesses as well as community, campus, and other groups are encouraged to field a team and compete for the Palouse Cup.  The winners will have their team name engraved on the trophy along side the previous year’s winners.  This is a traveling trophy that can be proudly displayed at your place of business or trophy case for one year.  Winners are highly encouraged to return the following year and defend their title.


An awards ceremony will take place following the race at the Hamilton-Lowe Aquatic Center. Awards will be given to the overall male and female winners and three deep within each age division (males and females) for individual entries. Awards will be given to the top team in each age division and/or category.