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Thunder in the Valley Terre Haute Triathlon

32nd Thunder in the Valley
a.k.a Terre Haute Triathlon
Saturday, May 13th 2017

Olympic: 1500 Meter Swim, 40k Bike, 10k Run

Sprint: 750 Meter Swim, 20k Bike, 5k Run


Welcome to the 32nd Anniversary of the Thunder in the Valley Triathlon! We are extremely excited to be back for another great year at the beautiful Hawthorn Park in Terre Haute, IN.

Race Price Cutoff (at 11:59 P.M.)SprintOlympicTeam (Sprint & Olympic)
Until March 11th$50$60$90
Until April 11th$55$65$100
Until May 11th$60$70$110
In-Person Registration$70$80$120

  1. (Must be a USAT member to participate.
  2. If you are not you can purchase one for $15 through online registration)

  1. 2017 Athlete Guide
  2. Course
  3. Results 1999-2014
  4. 2015 to current year results are in Crossroads Events' main results menu
  5. Resources
  6. Hotel/Travel
  7. Video
  8. Course Tips
  9. Contact Us

We are going big for this 32nd anniversary race! All athletes will receive top notch race gear for a professional race experience.
All race participants will receive the following:

  1. 32nd Anniversity Athlete Gear
  2. Custom Diecast 32nd Anniversary Finisher Medal
  3. Custom 32nd Anniversary Awards
  4. Thunder in the Valley Tri-Tats
  5. Thunder in the Valley Race Bibs
  6. Thunder in the Valley Swim Cap
  7. 32nd Anniversary Thunder in the Valley Shirt
  8. Pre-race welcome with the race director Friday Evening

Schedule of Events

  1. Friday:
  2. Swim/Run Clinic 5-6 p.m.
  3. Location: Hawthorn Park Beach
  4. Packet Pickup - 4 - 8 p.m.
  5. Location: Hawthorn Park Beach
  6. Welcome Speech - 6 p.m.
  7. Location: Hawthorn Park Beach
  1. Saturday:
  2. Packet Pickup - 6 - 7:45 a.m.
  3. Location: Dogwood Shelter @ Hawthorn Park
  4. Transition Opens: 6 - 7:45 a.m.
  5. Location: Transition Area (Near Dogwood Shelter)
  6. Pre-race meeting - 7:50 a.m.
  7. Location: Hawthorn Lake Beach
  8. Elite Athlete Olympic Men Start - 8:00 a.m.
  9. Olympic Time Trial Start - 8:05 a.m.
  10. Elite Athlete Sprint Men Start - 9:00 a.m.
  11. Sprint Time Trial Start - 9:05 a.m.
  12. Enter the water according to bib number (correlates to estimated swim time)
  13. Post-Race Food and Refreshments Served: 10:00 a.m.
  14. Location Hawthorn Lake Beach House
  15. Results will begin to be posted - 10:30 a.m.
  16. Location: Hawthorn Lake Beach House
  17. Begin Awards Ceremony: 11:30 a.m.
  18. Location: Hawthorn Lake Beach House


Holiday Inn Express Terre Haute      Pepsi Refreshment Services      Pizza Hut      Vigo Parks      Sherrif           Union Sports Med     Rose Hulman

Pepsi Refreshment Services will be our Hydration sponsor for Thunder in the Valley. Look for their water, Gatorade, and cola products at all aid stations along the course and cool off with a refreshing Pepsi after the race.

Cancellation Policy: No refunds will be given unless the event must be canceled. In the case that the event is canceled you will receive back your participant fee. Transfers for extreme circumstances are not promised but will be considered at the sole discretion of the Race Director with written notice up until the final week before the race. Transfers will only be given for another Crossroads Events' 2017 event at equal or lesser value.

Hawthorn Park, 6067 East Old Maple Avenue, Terre Haute, IN