Event Information

Participate with thousands of athletes in fierce and fun competition to fundraise for pediatric cancer research at Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago (Lurie Children’s).

Join the Chicago Triathlon Corporate Challenge and be part of an exclusive network of prominent Chicago businesses with shared values.

  • Promote year-round employee health & well-being
  • Work hard, play hard! Train and race as a team
  • Build employee engagement through physical fitness and fundraising for pediatric cancer research at Lurie Children’s

About the Chicago Triathlon

Held for the last 40 years in downtown Chicago, the Chicago Triathlon is the largest urban triathlon in the U.S. Featuring 8,000 participants, 38% of whom are first-time triathletes, the Chicago Triathlon is one of the world’s most accessible triathlons. From first-timers to seasoned veterans, kids to grandparents, age-group competitors to paratriathletes, the Chicago Triathlon has an experience for everyone on the shores of Lake Michigan.

About the Corporate Challenge

Top Chicago businesses compete to raise as much money as possible for pediatric cancer research at Lurie Children’s. Each participant (individual or relay team member) is required to raise a minimum of $250 for Lurie Children's by Friday, August 2.

The Perks

  • Reserved registration and team racking in the transition area.
  • Awesome fundraising incentives and prizes for our top 3 fundraisers.
  • Swim clinic series ($350 fundraising minimum).
  • Early packet pick-up ($350 fundraising minimum).

Ways to Win

  • The team that raises the most money for Lurie Children’s wins the Living Proof Awards.
  • The fastest team (top 10 finishers) wins the Tri-Cup.
  • The team with the highest average per person fundraising wins a Private Packet Pick-Up in their office.

Available Distances

  • Supersprint Distance: 0.23-mile swim, 6.2-mile bike, 1.5-mile run
  • Sprint Distance: 0.47-mile swim, 15-mile bike, 3.1-mile run
  • International Distance: 1.5K swim, 40K bike, 10K run

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