Welcome to the 2013 Boilerman Triathlon!

Hosted by Purdue University's Triathlon Team

Olympic Distance: 1.5k swim, 40k bike, 10k run

 2013 Race Results

Boilerman 2013 will be held Sunday, September 29th

Register Here!

Last Day to Register on-line is  9/27 @ 8:00pm (Eastern)

Participant List


Pre-Race Packet Pick is at Hodson's Bay Company
Saturday, September 28th, from 5-7pm
360 Brown Street, West Lafayette, IN 47906

A Pre-Race E-mail is visible below with all pertinent informaiton about the race.

 Want to Volunteer? Please Email Nate at nquinlan@purdue.edu for more information!

About The Race:

The Purdue Triathlon Club's Boilerman is one of the last races in the region. It's date allows for racers to train all summer and have their fastest race while still being early enough for you to take advantage of fantastic weather.
About the Course:
Swim - The swim is an open water swim held in Rainy Brook Bay. Historically the swim has been wetsuit legal, but this can not be confirmed until the day of the race.
Bike: The bike will conssit of a single VERY FLAT 40km loop through the surrounding area. Please see side tabs for maps of the course
Run: The run course will be a single loop beginning with 4 miles on-road through surrounding neighborhoods and ending with 2 miles off-road that circle around lake
2013 Fees: 

  Early Registration 8/31-9/21



Not online

 Individual $50   $60 $70 $70
 Relay Team $60  $70 $80 $80
 College Student* $40   $50 $50 $50

*Collegiate Students must be current students and have school ID
Register by 9/14 to guarantee your t-shirt and size.  Extra shirts will be ordered, but sizes and availability can not be guaranteed after this time.


  • If you do not have a USAT Membership, you must purchase a one day license for $12.
  • "Student" fees apply to all collegiate/High School students. College/High School IDs must be shown on race day.
  • Registration is limited to the first 300 participants
  • If you are a USAT card holder, you MUST bring you USAT ID with you, as well as an additional photo ID. If you forget your USAT ID then you may buy a $12 one day USAT license. Rules are Rules.  


About the Event: There is no rain date for the event, we will race rain or shine.  Due to inclement weather, Purdue's Triathlon Team reserves the right to modify the course.  NO REFUNDS WILL BE GIVEN.


Rules: This event will be a USAT sanctioned race, so please familiarize yourself with the rules.  Please check here for a list of most commonly broken rules.  Especially make sure you are wearing you cycling helmet whenever you are on your bike!



 Please look back the week of the race to find the pre-race email.