Course Length:

1.2 mile swim / 56 mile bike / 13.1 mile run

Event Date:

Sunday, September 13, 2015 
 7am Start Time


KOA Camp Sight in Onalaska, (Lake Livingston) TX
15152 US Hwy. 190 West

Onalaske is located 90 minutes north of Houston off Hwy. 59 in Lake Livingston on 190. 


Onalaska Half Triathlon

Join us for the 3rd Annual Onalaska Triathlon located in the town of Onalaska, Texas just 10 minutes from Lake Livingston.  This event will take place at the KOA camp sight located approximately 10 minutes off 59 on Hwy. 190.  In addition to the area hotels we will be offering camping Saturday evening, make a weekend of this great event.  For camping reservations email Tina at   There are 40 camping spots and 10 rv's spots available.

Enjoy a great lake swim followed by a beautiful scenic ride through the rolling hills in Onalaska and a nice run through a neighborhoods in Onalaska.  This event will start at 7am.  New after event beer being brewed just for this event; The Onalaska Blonde!


Onalaska Registration Open

$150 for individuals until May 31, 2015.
$185 for relays teams until May 31, 2015.

$170 for individuals June 1,2015  until July 31, 2015
$200 for relays teams June 1, 2015 until July 31, 2015
$190 for individuals August 1st to packet pick-up.
$220 for relays teams August 1st to packet pick-up.

This will be a USAT sanctioned event. USAT membership will be required in either a annual membership or a one day.  For more information please visit

Volunteers please email Tina Whiteford at


SWIM - The swim is a 1.2 mile open water lake swim in Lake Livingston. We will have a rectangular course with a wave start, and a cut off time of 75 minutes.

BIKE - The bike is 56 miles through quiet rolling hills which cut through the Texas forest. Bike cut off time is 1pm. There will be rest stops at mile markers 10'ish, 21, 31, and 45; complete with water, food, and Hammer Products. The rest stops located at mile 31 & 45 will have rest rooms.

RUN - The run is 13.1 miles by Lake Livingston and through area neighborhoods in Onalaska. This course is flat and you will do three loops and head back to the finish line. We will start the rest stops at mile 2 and they will continue every two mile after and will be complete with water, food, Hammer Products, and we have located rest rooms at the largest rest stop. 

Swim Wave Start:

Swim Start

Packet Pick-up:

Bike Barn Thursday, September 10th        Noon to  6pm       5339 Wesleyan, Houston
Bike Barn Friday, September 11th             Noon to 5pm        11105 Westheimer, Houston
KOA Saturday, September 12th         Noon to 5pm        KOA, Onalaska, Lake Livingston                

There will be no event day packet pick-up. There are no refunds, but you may transfer if notified 72 hours prior to packet pick up.  This event will take place rain or shine. Courses and/or race segments may be altered based on safety first; if this occurs refunds will not be issued.

Route Maps:

View the Run and Bike Maps


This is a chip timed event; all splits will be included with transitions. Chips are given out the morning of the event and turned in at the finish line.  Occasionally a split is missed due to a misread or improper chip placement.  We apologize now if this happens.


Overall top male and female, overall top master's male and female will receive medals. Top 3 in age groups and relay teams will receive medals. (Age groups are 14-under, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75-Plus. Clydesdale & Athena division will also receive a medal).

Athletes relax and refuel with refreshments sponsored by local sponsors. Numerous door prizes will be handed out during the awards ceremony. All finishers will receive a medal, shirt (you are quaranteed a shirt if registered before we order them) and other items.


Photos of athletes and event will be taken by Spring Action Photos.

Area Hotel:

2014 Rates;

KOA Camping, 15152 US Hwy. 190 West, Lake Livingston, TX 77360 
Contact Tina Whiteford for reservations.

La Quinta, 402 Hwy. 59        936-328-5299
$69 plus tax        "Onalaska Triathlon" key word

Hampton Inn, 1510 US Hwy 59 S Loop    936-327-2300
$70 (1 Queen), $80 (2 Queens) plus tax      "Onalaska Tri" key word

Holiday Inn, 120 South Point Inn    936-328-5299
$84 plus tax             "Onalaska Tri" key workd
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