Date: Sunday, August 7, 2016
Location: Centennial Park, Ellicott City, Maryland

Registration is CLOSED for the 2016 race

Welcome to the Iron Girl Columbia Triathlon presented by ClearShark, previously named the “Best Women’s Event in the Mid-Atlantic” by Competitor Magazine, and the largest event of its kind in the country. 2016 marks the 11th year of this widely popular, sprint distance race.

This inspirational event is about empowering women toward a healthy lifestyle, and celebrating your unique grace as your journey toward the finish line. You are an Iron Girl!

When registering for the 2016 Iron Girl Columbia Triathlon presented by ClearShark, you will have the following Race Category Options:

Individual Triathlon

Triathlon Relay2 or 3 individuals can team up to compete together in the Triathlon Relay.

Youth Relay-  This registration is for teams of 2 or 3 that are all under 18 years old. Someone over 18 must create this team in registration.

Individual Registration Pricing:

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Relay Registration Pricing:

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*Register prior to June 30, 2016 to guarantee a participant shirt and medal.

Schedule of Events

Saturday, August 6, 2016- Packet Pick-up, Expo
Time & Location: 10:00am- 6:00pm. Columbia  Church 

Saturday, August 6, 2016- Mandatory Bike Racking
Time & Location: 11AM- 7PM Centennial Park

Sunday, August 7, 2016- Race Day
Time: 6:45 AM  Centennial Park

See Athlete’s Guide (Coming Soon) for full details!


Schedule of Events “Meet the Pros” 

Saturday 8/6

11AM- Noon Shakeout Run with Bec Wassner -All participants are invited to join Bec in the park for a run. Join for a chance at some free Iron Girl and other sponsor giveaways!

Noon – 1:30PM   “Meet the Pros” Photos, Autographs & Tips  -Exact Place & Time at expo will be Announced

1:30PM – 2PM Race Course Director Talk

Approximately 2:15PM – 3PM   Immediately following the Race Course Director Talk, a Pro Athlete Panel with a topic for each to discuss, followed by pre-selected Q&A and a small amount of time for live Q&A.

Time TBD- Transition Clinic with Emily Sherrard & Suzy Serpico

Sunday 8/7

All 4 Athletes will be present throughout the day to cheer you on!

Please continue to check back as Events and Opportunities to meet and interact with these great women triathletes will be updated as race weekend nears!


Reserve your Space at our Host Hotel

Whether you are from out-of-town or want to get away to prep for your race, you’ll find comfort and convenience at our host hotel, the Sheraton Columbia Town Center Hotel, located within 3 miles of the race venue.

2016 Iron Girl Columbia Triathlon participants will enjoy the following benefits: 
-Discounted rate of $139 a Night
-5% of total cost of visit donated back to the Ulman Cancer Fund for Young Adults
-Free Parking
-Opportunity for late checkout on Race Day

Book your room by June 23, 2016 to guarantee availability and rate! Book here


USAT Sanctioned Event

USA Triathlon is proud to serve as the National Governing Body for triathlon, as well as duathlon, aquathlon, aquabike, winter triathlon, off-road triathlon and paratriathlon in the United States. Founded in 1982, USA Triathlon sanctions more than 4,300 races and connects with nearly 500,000 members each year, making it the largest multisport organization in the world.