2024 RACE UPDATES & HIGHLIGHTS

1) NEW 2024 PINT GLASS FOR EVERY FINISHER

2) FINISHER MEDAL FOR EVERY HALF MARATHONER!

3) CELEBRATE 8 YEARS OF THE CREVE COEUR ST. PADDY’S RACE

Mark your calendars and lace up your shoes because Trizou is making its grand return to the historic University of Missouri Campus in Columbia, MO. Once recognized as the nation’s largest pool triathlon, this esteemed event is set on reclaiming its title and continues to be an emblematic part of Columbia’s athletic legacy.

The Trizou for MS Triathlon offers an array of race categories catering to participants of all ages and skill levels:

Weekend of Events! Friday Evening, Saturday Morning-Afternoon-and Evening!

Set against the backdrop of the iconic University of Missouri, participants will be treated to a picturesque route that not only challenges but also delights. Whether you’re a triathlon veteran, a budding athlete, or someone looking to tick this off your bucket list, the Trizou for MS Triathlon promises an experience like no other. It’s not just a race; it’s a celebration of endurance, community, and the indomitable human spirit.

With its blend of competitiveness and inclusivity, the event is both beginner-friendly and fiercely contested. We’re thrilled to bring this beloved triathlon back to Columbia and can’t wait to see old faces and new participants at the starting line. Join us in making history once again!

Mark your calendars and lace up your shoes because Trizou is making its grand return to the historic University of Missouri Campus in Columbia, MO. Once recognized as the nation’s largest pool triathlon, this esteemed event is set on reclaiming its title and continues to be an emblematic part of Columbia’s athletic legacy.

The Trizou for MS Triathlon offers an array of race categories catering to participants of all ages and skill levels:

Weekend of Events! Friday Evening, Saturday Morning-Afternoon-and Evening!

Set against the backdrop of the iconic University of Missouri, participants will be treated to a picturesque route that not only challenges but also delights. Whether you’re a triathlon veteran, a budding athlete, or someone looking to tick this off your bucket list, the Trizou for MS Triathlon promises an experience like no other. It’s not just a race; it’s a celebration of endurance, community, and the indomitable human spirit.

With its blend of competitiveness and inclusivity, the event is both beginner-friendly and fiercely contested. We’re thrilled to bring this beloved triathlon back to Columbia and can’t wait to see old faces and new participants at the starting line. Join us in making history once again!

The Equalizer Groad Gravel Race rolls out from a new venue this year in Marthasville Mo!

Free onsite camping in racers village the night before!

Showers and bathrooms available across the street.

ALSO: Saturday Afternoon, the day before, there will be a fun, free, chill partial short course recon ride. Bring your friends, stay the night, we will be serving dinner (tbd) go take a shower ya filthy animal, get a plate of food, camp out, and get ready for the 7:30 start. All right there in Racers Village.

Choose eiether the 50K or 100K loop. 2700′ or 4150′ respectively.

We will have a neutral roll out for the first 3 miles. Expect a well marked course that boasts new gravel this year (and a beastly KOM climb the 100k get to see twice)

The 50K sees all NEW gravel and roads for this year, its a great route and is no joke, but the 100k gets this plus will enjoy the classic Equalizer loop through Warrenton and the most awesome creek crossings from last year!

Regardless all get the opportunity to hammer the fast road sections peppered by limestone gravel through the rolling countryside of Marthasville and Warrenton through the Aid stations and checkpoints back into racers village for a CX style finish. Speaking of Hammers, have you seen the 1st place awards?

The Equalizer is fast enough for the pavement pounder, yet technical enough for the gravel grinders, and most importanter.. Fun and safe for everyone. Aid station for both distances, (100k sees it 2wice) Bring your sag bag, we will have it ready for you at the half way point on the loop. Trailing sag as well.

Post race food, snacks, beverages, music, raffle, podiums, pics and glorious glory of course. Awards for Top 3 in all A.G. and Overall M/F. Special awards for 2 Strava KOM segments on race day. Must upload and show your Kingly/Queenly status day of to be elgible for a KOM gravel crown trophy! Overall Male/Female KOM (must be done during race and on strava) You will see signs for the segment start/stops. Full race routes will be uploaded soon, stay tuned!

WE ROLL AT 7:30 am Sunday Morning!

It’s gonna be a good day, Invest in your future. get signed up now!

Glory awaits. More deets below.

Course Details

The course takes you through roads that look untouched by time, into the beautiful and beastiful rolling hills of Warren county highland farm country. Gravel consistency ranges from fast hard packed crushed limestone, to loose gravel, to big brown Charette Creek river valley rock, to buttery smooth asphalt 3 creek crossings and dirt for the 100k.

The official routes will be revealed on the longest day of the year as a GPX file and printable pdf. Turns will be marked by orange arrows on the road roadside directional stakes. Also several corner marshalls present. Everyone sees the Aid station where your sag bag awaits  The 100k sees it twice and the original Equalizer loop. Both distances share the course for the first 12 miles.

Elevation is 2700′ on the 50K and 4131′ on the 100k. Its gonna be an epic day.

The Underground Circus 100 which is a no DNF race is being held on our beautiful scenic Atlanta’s Silver Comet Trail and will take you 4.6 miles out and 4.6 miles back.

The route is fast relatively flat asphalt which is surrounded by a grass trail so you can run on either, distance is the same. The trails are beautiful: trees, wooded areas so if want trail it’s waiting for you. The trail will be open to the public but their will be always someone at the aid station. The race has a small town feel to it as I am up and down the course all day until the last runner finish. The start of the trail which runs to Alabama has plenty of restaurants, Publix and close to hotels.

You’re near our historic structures such as Dr. MLK Jr. house and GA TECH, Spellman and Clark Atlanta College, Mercedes Benz Stadium and The GA World Congress Center. The Aquarium and Civil Rights Museum and Morris Brown College is all within 15 minutes from the race site. The Park is in a suburb of Atlanta( Smyrna) and there is a Racetrack & QT gas station, restaurants across the street from the trails. This race is perfect for a 1st time Ultrarunner whom may not be used to staying up all day and night. Your assistance is a fully stocked (aid station) will be supplied with cups, sports drink as well as various snacks, all night soup, pizza and please if you have a restricted diet bring your items for the race.

There are no sharp turns or non marked trails so no chance of getting lost. You only job will be run as much as you want. Remember don’t stress about not making cut offs because we can always drop/change you to the timed events if you miss a cut offs. This is a challenge but definitely NO STRESS and the RD and volunteers are definitely here to help you.

Pacers can be available on request but no one can carry you. We want to see you finish. All proceeds go to helping the homeless. Please donate by bringing socks, underwear toothpaste toothbrushes please and thank you.

2023 marks the 24th year for the Annual Turkey Trot 5k & Fun Run! Come RUN and WALK with us Thanksgiving morning before enjoying your holiday festivities! This year features a new route with the use of the newly finished Riparian Trail!

Date and Location:
Thursday, November 23rd
Chesterfield Amphitheater
631 Veterans Place Drive, 63017

5k Run/Walk – 8:30 a.m.
Early Bird – $25 through October 31
$30 November 1 – 22
$40 Race Day
Shirts guaranteed if registered by Nov. 5. Awards given for top overall male, top overall female, and top three in each age group. Age groups: 12 and under, 13-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, and 70+.

Kids Fun Run – 9:30 a.m.
$15 through Race Day
Shirts guaranteed if registered by Nov. 5.
Kids Fun Run participants receive a medal upon finishing.

Packet Pick Up
Dick’s Sporting Goods
64 Thf Blvd Chesterfield, MO 63005

Tuesday, November 21, 11am-7:30pm
Wednesday, November 22, 9am-5:30pm

Day of Pack Pick Up, November 23: Starting at 7:30am (at race location)

Cyclocross features a perfect blend of mountain biking and road bike racing – plus a few skills unique to the sport. It’s a great way to spend the day outdoors as the seasons change – and keep your competitive edge. Lots of cowbell.  Each race is under an hour – and we allow athletes to self-select their category based on fitness, competency, and what they did the night before.

Variable terrain, technical, and interesting. The course features moderate climbs, descents, and well-heeled hikers.

Cyclocross features a perfect blend of mountain biking and road bike racing – plus a few skills unique to the sport. It’s a great way to spend the day outdoors as the seasons change – and keep your competitive edge. Lots of cowbell.  Each race is under an hour – and we allow athletes to self-select their category based on fitness, competency, and what they did the night before.

Cyclocross features a perfect blend of mountain biking and road bike racing – plus a few skills unique to the sport. It’s a great way to spend the day outdoors as the seasons change – and keep your competitive edge. Lots of cowbell.  Each race is under an hour – and we allow athletes to self-select their category based on fitness, competency, and what they did the night before.

Cyclocross features a perfect blend of mountain biking and road bike racing – plus a few skills unique to the sport. It’s a great way to spend the day outdoors as the seasons change – and keep your competitive edge. Lots of cowbell.  Each race is under an hour – and we allow athletes to self-select their category based on fitness, competency, and what they did the night before.