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CANCELED Lake Stevens Sprint Triathlon
Saturday - September 12, 2020
Start Time:
North Cove Park

 Cancelation of Lake Stevens Triathlon

It is with huge sadness that we made the decision to cancel the 2020 Lake Stevens Triathlon, as it is pretty clear that the Washington State Phases for a Safe Opening are not moving fast enough for us to ensure we can promote the event. We know that all of you enjoy the competitive, fun nature of our events and were hoping to participate as much as we were looking forward to seeing you. 

For those of you who registered, I will be sending out an email from RunSignUp later this week giving you a few options that you will be able to select:

1) Defer your registration fee to 2021

2) Donate your registration fee to the event, which be donated to the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation and used to cover the costs already spent for the event

3) Choose to donate a portion and Defer/Refund the rest of the funds

4) Request a refund



From I-5

  • Merge onto US-2 E toward Snohomish.
  • Merge onto WA-204 E via the ramp on the Left toward Lake Stevens.
  • Turn Left onto WA-9.
  • Turn Right onto WA-92.
  • Turn Right onto Grade RD.
  • Turn Right onto Hartford DR. Hartford DR becomes Main ST/124th Ave NE.
  • End at 18th St NE & Main St Lake Stevens, WA 98258

 BuDu Racing, LLC Charity of Choice: JDRF!


BuDu Racing, LLC is proud to pledge a portion of the registration fees to support the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF). The mission of JDRF is to find a cure for diabetes and its complications through the support of research. Type 1 diabetes is an autoimmune disease that strikes children and adults suddenly, and can be fatal. Until a cure is found, people with type 1 diabetes have to test their blood sugar and give themselves insulin, every day of their lives. And even with that intensive care, insulin is not a cure for diabetes, nor does it prevent its eventual and devastating complications, which may include kidney failure, blindness, heart disease, stroke, and amputation.

 Registration Information

For more event information and online registration, please go to the following link: RunSignUp
USAT Sanctioned Event

This is a USA Triathlon

Sanctioned Event.

Multiple Event Discount

To learn more about the Multiple Event Discount and the BuDu Championship please go to: Multiple Event Discount

 Registration Prices

NON-USA Triathlon Members: A fee will be added to registration costs, to cover the cost of a one-day USA Triathlon license for every participant. The fee for Adults (persons aged 18 in the current year) will pay $15. Youth, ages 17 and under (in the current year) are offered the annual license at a cost of $10.

Registration is limited to the first 300 participants (may be adjusted one month out, based on ordering finisher awards). Registration maxed out the last 3 years. Please plan accordingly, and register early.

Early Bird Pricing (ends on December 31)

Regular Pricing (starts January 1) Make sure and get this great price!

Last Chance Pricing (2 weeks prior to event) goes into effect at 12:10am on August 28, 2020

Online registration will close at 8:00am on August 5, 2020

  • Registration may be available after this date, please check closer to event date for more information. However this event has sold out the last 4 years
  • An additional fee will be charged for onsite registration.

Registration Prices:


Early Bird Pricing until 12/31

Regular Pricing Ends 8/5 Onsite Registration
Sprint-Age Group or Clydesdale/Athena $65 $80 $90
Sprint Relay (2 Person) $85 $100 $110
Sprint-Relay (3 Person) $95 $110 $120
Olympic-Age Group or Clydesdale/Athena $75 $90 $100
Olympic Relay (2 Person) $95 $110 $120
Olympic-Relay (3 Person) $105 $120 $130

This is the base price and does not include the USA Triathlon fee (if applicable), or the online registration fee.

 About this Event

Take your choice of the Sprint (short) or Olympic (long) distance in Lake Stevens. Both swim courses are a deep water start off of the dock at North Cove Park. The Sprint does an out and back bike course and the Olympic starts the same, but heads out further to a turn-around point. The run is one loop for the Sprint and two loops for the Olympic along the shore of the Lake with a peaceful and beautiful view of the lake.

 What do I get with my Registration Fee?

  • Quick results - posted on site!
  • Finishers Medals for each participant
  • Post event food, which typically consists of:
  • Bimbo Breads and bakery products
  • Meats and cheeses
  • Peanut Butter & Jelly, and Nutella
  • Fresh Fruit
  • Top Finisher, Division and Age Group Awards
  • Lots and lots of great prizes from our sponsors - handed out during the awards ceremony! (Can't win unless present - your name MAY be called!)
  • Last and certainly NOT LEAST: Each participant (who registers at least 1 month in advance of the event) will receive a promotional item, yet to be determined.

 Refund Policy

  • BuDu Racing, LLC will allow a refund up to one month prior to the event minus a $5 processing fee (the online registration fee is nonrefundable).
  • Up to two weeks prior to the event, a transfer to another BuDu Racing, LLC event is allowed, but NO refunds. There will be $10 fee that the participant will be responsible for when transferring to another event.
  • The week of the event, there are NO refunds or transfers.
  • If you need to request a refund or transfer, please email info@BuDuRacing.com

 Course Information


1 Mile
(1 hour limit)

25 Miles (out and back)
(Finish by 11am)

6.2 Miles
(Finish by 12pm)


0.25 Miles
(30 min limit)

9.8 Miles (Turn around at triangle 'S')

3.2 Miles
(Finish by12pm

The swim is a waist level water start, with expected water temperatures of 68-72. The bike course is on rural roads. The run is on paved roadways.

 Event Information

  • Event is USA Triathlon Sanctioned (For information about an annual USAT membership - go here!)
  • Standard USA Triathlon Categories:
  • Age Groups: under 19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34...65-69, 70 & over
  • Athenas (women more than 165lbs) and Clydesdale (men more than 220lbs)
  • Relays
  • USA Triathlon Rules enforced. This includes wearing a HELMET at ALL times when on your bike. No headsets are allowed on course.

 Event Schedule

Early in the week prior to the event, you should receive a confirmation email that lists your bib number and registration information. You are strongly encouraged, but not required, to pick-up your packet on Friday evening.

Packet Pick Up Prior to Event Date

Thursday: 4pm-6:30pm at Fleet Feet Renton
Friday: 5 pm to 7:00 pm at North Cove Park Boat Launch Parking Lot
Saturday: 6:30 am to 8:00 am at North Cove Park

Start Times:

At 8:00 am: Olympic Distance Swim
~ 8:30 am: Sprint Distance Swim (Will start once the Olympic swim is completed)

Course Closure:

Course will close at noon. Course marshalling and official timing will stop at this time.

 USA Triathlon Competitive Rules

This is an important link to go to. It is every participants responsiblity to know these rules.

USA Triathlon Competitive Rules

 Event Shirts

Lake Stevens Shirt

For sizing information: Womens or Mens

BuDu Racing, LLC is pleased to announce that participants will have the opportunity to purchase a short sleeve tech event shirt with this logo. You will need to purchase the shirt when you register online, for an additional $15. Shirts will not be available for purchase after September 1. We may have a small supply of shirts for purchase at packet pick up, on a first come first serve basis.


For those wanting to purchase a wetsuit, BuDu recommends Promotion Wetsuits and to rent a wetsuit BuDu recommends WetsuitRental.com. At WetsuitRental.com, they strive to take the stress out of the wetsuit selection and handling process by offering a comprehensive rental package that they believe is the best value in the industry.

    • They will ship your wetsuit out two weeks before your event giving you time to train with it before the big day
    • Your wetsuit ships via US Postal Service Priority Mail to your door for free. This means a 1-2-day delivery time to the Pacific NW,
    • Everything needed for a hassle-free return of your rental wetsuit will be shipped out with your suit - including a prepaid return postage label,
    • Their all-inclusive wetsuit rental package includes a fit-guarantee (necessary size replacements requested at least 3 days before your event ship free),
    • Every rental includes a $50 credit towards the purchase of any used or new wetsuit in their inventory, and
    • You'll experience their proven 5-star service and discover a wealth of knowledge and expertise. (check out their reviews!).
    • They have wetsuit sizes available for the whole family. And the more you rent, the more you save.

 Local Support and Lodging

Bicycle Centres-Snohomish
1007 1st Street

Bicycle Centres-Snohomish

12212 Cyrus Way
Mukilteo, WA 98275


Snohomish County Search and Rescue Swiftwater Rescue Team

Snohomish County Search and Rescue

Urban Pantry
1805 Main St Suite C
Lake Stevens, WA 98258

Urban Pantry

Lake Stevens Brewing Company
2010 Grade Road
Lake Stevens, WA

Lake Stevens Brewing Company

Lodging (please mention BuDu Racing, LLC when making reservations):

Holiday Inn Express, Puyallup         Best Western Cascadia Inn
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Please Be Sure To Thank Our Event Sponsors
Amphipod Bimbo Bakeries Blue Steel Sports Corpore Sano Physical Therapy, LLC Fleet Feet Mjolnir Cycles New Wave Swim Buoy Northwest Tri and Bike Peak Performance and Prevention Work Safe Access