This weekend, 2 miles away, the world’s best triathletes will compete in a leg of the ITU World Tour. The team will include World number 1 Gwen Jorgenson who is an alumnus of the University of Madison. The USA team will do some of its swimming preparation at UIC.
There is an open race of 4000 people on Sunday morning which features some local residents. The Elite Women race on Saturday at 12:30 PM. The Elite Men race at 4:00 PM on Sunday. The course includes multiple loops for ideal spectator viewing.