Door County Triathlon Filling Up Fast

Registration for the 2014 Door County Triathlon opened at 12:01 am on New Year’s Day, and according to the event’s website the half iron reached 100 percent capacity on Jan. 8. The event features a sprint race on July 19 and the half iron on July 20. For either event, athletes may register as an individual or as a member of a relay team.

The Door County Triathlon limits its capacity to 1,000 sprint participants and 1,000 half iron participants, for a total of 2,000 triathletes during the course of the weekend. To register visit

The Door County Triathlon allows participants to transfer their entries. The online transfer system automates the process and is accessible via a button on the front of the website. Those wishing to transfer their entry are encouraged to seek a buyer on the event’s Facebook page. The financial transaction takes place directly between the buyer and seller. The buyer incurs a $20 transfer fee when the transfer is processed online. All transfers must be completed by midnight June 30.

Door County Triathlon organizers are launching a post-race party on Sunday night. The “Tri-Tiki” Beach Party will take place on the beach at Murphy Park beginning at sunset. Tiki torches, a giant bonfire, DJ music and a fully operational beer wagon will set a festive backdrop for triathletes, their friends and family to meet, greet and exchange war stories. Attendees are encouraged to wear their favorite luau wear. For more information, visit