Cardinal Sprint Tri


Welcome to the annual Cardinal Sprint Tri, a sprint only triathlon! This is the 1st stop of the Derby City Triathlon Series. The swim will take place in the University of Louisville’s pool, at the Ralph Wright Natatorium. The bike segment will consist of 4 loops, and takes athletes on a 5km loop around campus showcasing all of the amazing athletic facilities the university has to offer. The run will consist of a 5km loop through the middle of campus. All courses will be closed to traffic, and this will be a USA Triathlon Sanctioned event.

race Date: 05/26/2019


  • Sprint Distance (400m pool swim, 20km bike, and 5km run)


  • Individual Age Group

  • Clydesdale/Athena

  • Para

  • Aquabike

  • Relay (2 or 3 people per team)

Age Groups

  • All abilities are welcome to participate. The categories will be the USAT standard 5 year increments. Anyone under 12 wishing to race must contact the race director at


  • Every participant will receive a short sleeve race tee and a custom finisher medal

  • All categories will receive custom awards for the top 3 in each age group

start seeding

  • Participants will be seeded based off of estimated 400m swim times, and started in 5 second intervals.


  • Parking is available at Floyd St. parking garage next to the Natatorium. It will be $5 (CASH ONLY) to park in the garage.


This event is being held as a fundraiser for the University of Louisville Swimming and Diving team so please come out and offer your support. GO CARDS!