Vermont Sun Triathlon

June 24, July 16, and August 13, 2017

600 yard Swim | 14 mile Bike | 3.1 mile Run
Lake Dunmore, Vermont

Nestled against the Green Mountains, just below Rattlesnake Point is Branbury State Park. The lake region is a most spectacular and pristine place to swim, bike and run. Novice and advanced athletes alike marvel the beauty of our courses and enjoy the mountains, lakes and streams of Central Vermont.

Race Details

Registration / Bib Pick Up: Between 6:40-7:55am at Branbury State Park on race morning.

Race Time: Race Starts at 8:30 am.

Photos: Beautiful professional photos free to all racers. Each racer as many as 8-10 professional photo’s done by Pat Hendrick Photography.

Important age group information: The age group of a participant will be determined by age on Dec. 31 of the event year, not by age on race day. For example: If you turn 25 years old in November of 2017, you will race and be ranked in the 25-29 age group for the entire 2017 season.

Triathlon Individual Age Groups: will be every 5 years: 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, etc. for men and women.

Relay Teams: 2 to 3 person teams are allowed. Categories will be: all female, all male and mixed (co-ed) with 39 and under OR 40 and over age groups (note: all members of a relay team must be 40 and over in order to compete in that division).

Awards: Top 5 overall, top 3 in each age group and top team in each category will receive beautiful custom awards in an awards ceremony immediately following the race.

Amenities Include: FREE Professional digital photo’s, free sports drinks, bagels, customized swim cap, customized water bottle, custom awards to top 5 overall and top 3 in each age group, fully supported aid stations, sponsor samples, awesome raffle giveaways, safe course and post race refreshments. Available massage, custom Vermont Sun T-shirts, Louis Garneau and DeSoto triathlon race clothing, and more!

Food and Refreshments: Free to athletes at all events.

Branbury Admittance: Included in your entry fee. Spectators will be charged $3.00 for adults and $2.00 for children at the gate. Fee is good for the entire day so bring the family and enjoy the spectacular lake, beach, and mountain setting! Dogs are welcome, but must be on a leash and are not permitted on the beach.

Massage: Available at all events

Refund/Transfer Policy: Registrations may be transferred to another race or athlete within the current series for a fee of $18 and providing it is requested at least 1 week prior to race day.  Absolutely no refunds or transfers into the 2018 season.

When weather conditions or other physical conditions present a danger to participants, Vermont sun maintains the right to cancel the event.  Less threatening conditions may cause alterations of the course or the post awards ceremony to ensure participant, volunteer, and community safety.  Such conditions fall under the label “Acts of God,” and will not result in refunding of any race entry fees or future event credits.



June 24th race $58 until 2/1  $72 until 5/24  $80 until 6/21

July 16th race $58 until 2/16  $72 until 6/16  $80 until 7/12

August 13th race $58 until 3/13  $72 until 7/13  $80 until 8/9


June 24th race $88 until 2/1  $105 until 5/24  $115 until 6/21

July 16th race $88 until 2/16  $105 until 6/16  $115 until 7/12

August 13th race $88 until 3/13  $105 until 7/13  $115 until 8/9


Rules: Though this is not a USAT sanctioned event, USAT rules do apply. For a PDF copy of all USAT rules click here. For the most commonly violated rules click here. Wetsuits are permitted, but not required.


Sites to Visit:

Course Maps

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Course Elevations

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" Just a note of thanks for running some of the best, most organized events that I have participated in. Keep up the fine work! "
- Doug Dier, Brandon, VT