2015 World Triathlon Chicago schedule: what’s happening, when?
Race week is finally here. Chicago is set to host an incredible series of triathlons over the next few days for age-groupers and elites alike, culminating in the ITU World Triathlon Grand Final.
UPDATE 18/9/15: Due to harsh weather conditions expected on Friday, significant changes have been made to today’s schedule. See changes in full below.
>>> World Triathlon Chicago 2015 preview: who’s racing?
220’s Liz Barrett arrived in the Windy City a few days ago and kicked off our on-the-ground coverage with the Aquathlon World Champs. She also attended the Parade of Nations:
Spot anyone you know? Parade of Nations #WTSChicago pic.twitter.com/AftacIhfcI
— 220Triathlon (@220Triathlon) September 16, 2015
So what’s in store? Here’s the full schedule….
Wednesday 16th September
Aquathon Men – 10am local time (4pm UK time). Start list.
Aquathon Women – 10:05am local time (4:05pm UK time). Start list.
Thursday 17th September
Under23 Men – 7am local time (1pm UK time). Start list.
Age group sprint – 10am local time (4pm UK time). Start list.
Junior Men – 4:30pm local time (10:30pm UK time). Start list.
Paratriathlon – 7am local time (1pm UK time). Start list.
Friday 18th September
Elite Paratriathlon – 7am local time (1pm UK time. Continues as originally planned)
Under 23 women – 11.30am local time (5.30pm UK time. Same time, please note the race will be a sprint with a deep water start). Start list.
Elite Women – 1pm local time (7pm UK time. Note time change, but original course). Start list.
Junior Women – 3.30pm local time (9.30pm UK time. Note time change, but original course). Start list.
The Age-Group Standard Distance World Championships bike/transition check-in has been cancelled for Friday. All age-group athletes will now check in their bikes on Saturday from 6-9:20am local time.
Currently the schedule for packet pick-up has not changed and will still take place from 10am to 8pm local time. However, athletes are strongly advised to arrive early in the day to avoid any weather-related delays or cancellations.
Saturday 19th September
Age group standard – 10:10am local time (4.10pm UK time). Start list.
Elite Men – 5pm local time (11pm UK time). Start list.