Schedule

itu world triathlon chicagoRace Schedule (Updated 2:15 p.m. CT, Friday, Sept. 18)
Athlete Packet Pick-Up Schedule UPDATE: Open Age-Group Sprint Packet Pickup is now on Friday, Sept. 18 and Saturday, Sept. 19, see below for times.)
Country Packet Pick-Up Schedule (Updated on 9.12)
Race Briefings and Team Manager Meeting Schedule
Course Familiarization Schedule (Updated with new information on 9.12)
Check-In & Check-Out Schedule (Updated 12:30 a.m. CT, Friday, Sept. 18)
Medal Ceremony Schedule (Updated 12:45 p.m. CT, Friday, Sept. 18)

Updates to the 2015 ITU World Triathlon Grand Final Chicago and World Championships schedule will be made available on this page.

 
 
     RACE SCHEDULE  (all times Central Time Zone and subject to change)
DATE START TIME EVENT
Tuesday, Sept. 15 10 a.m.- 8 p.m. Athlete Packet Pick-Up (Please see the Athlete Packet Pick-Up schedule below for additional packet pick-up information.) Click here to view the Country Packet Pick-Up schedule.
Wednesday, Sept. 16 10 a.m. ITU Aquathlon Elite/U23/Junior Men World Championships
Wednesday, Sept. 16 10:05 a.m. ITU Aquathlon Elite/U23/Junior Women World Championships
Wednesday, Sept. 16 10:15 a.m. ITU Para Aquathlon World Championships
Wednesday, Sept. 16 10:50 a.m. ITU Aquathlon World Championships (Age-Group)
Wednesday, Sept. 16 6 p.m. Opening Ceremony
Thursday, Sept. 17 7 a.m. ITU Under-23 Men World Championships
Thursday, Sept. 17 10 a.m. ITU Age-Group Sprint World Championships
Thursday, Sept. 17 2:45 p.m. ITU Age-Group Sprint World Championships: Run Cut-Off
Thursday, Sept. 17 4:30 p.m. ITU Junior Men World Championships
Friday, Sept. 18 7 a.m. ITU Elite Paratriathlon World Championships*
Friday, Sept. 18 11:30 a.m. ITU Under-23 Women World Championships - SPRINT  (Updated 9/18)
Friday, Sept. 18 1 p.m. ITU World Triathlon Grand Final - Elite Women*  (Updated 9/18)
Friday, Sept. 18 3:10 p.m. ITU Junior Women World Championships (Updated 9/18 at 2:15 p.m. CT)
Saturday, Sept. 19 6:30 a.m. Open Age-Group Standard Race
Saturday, Sept. 19 7:10 a.m. Open Age-Group Sprint Race
Saturday, Sept. 19 7:42 a.m. Open Age-Group Sprint Relay
Saturday, Sept. 19 9:30 a.m. Open Paratriathlon World Championships
Saturday, Sept. 19 9:35 a.m. PC Open Race (USA Triathlon Rules)
Saturday, Sept. 19 9:40 a.m. PC Open Paratriathlon Relay
Saturday, Sept. 19 10:10 a.m. ITU Age-Group Standard (Olympic-Distance) World Championships
Saturday, Sept. 19 10:30 a.m. Open Age-Group Standard & Sprint Race: Bike Cut-Off
Saturday, Sept. 19 4:15 p.m. ITU Age-Group Standard (Olympic-Distance) World Championships: Run Cut-Off
Saturday, Sept. 19 5 p.m. ITU World Triathlon Grand Final - Elite Men*
Saturday, Sept. 19 8 p.m. Closing Ceremony


*Designates potential Olympic or Paralympic qualifier for Rio 2016

 

    ATHLETE PACKET PICK-UP SCHEDULE  (all times Central Time Zone and subject to change)
Note: Open Age-Group Sprint Packet Pickup is now on Friday, Sept. 18 and Saturday, Sept. 19.
DATE START TIME PACKET PICK-UP EVENT
Tuesday, Sept. 15 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Age-Group Aquathlon & Sprint Triathlon World Championships*
Wednesday, Sept. 16 10 a.m.- 5:30 p.m. Age-Group Sprint Triathlon World Championships*
Thursday, Sept. 17 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Open Age-Group Standard, PC Open Race, Open Paratriathlon World Championships* and Age-Group Standard World Championships*
Friday, Sept. 18 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Age-Group Standard World Championships*
Friday, Sept. 18 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Open Age-Group Sprint & Standard, PC Open Race, Open Paratriathlon World Championships*
Saturday, Sept. 19 3:30-6 a.m. Open Age- Group Sprint

*Athletes in World Championship events must pick up their packets during their assigned country packet pick-up. View the full country packet pick-up schedule. (Updated on 9.12.15)
 

    RACE BRIEFING and TEAM MANAGER MEETING SCHEDULE  (all times Central Time Zone and subject to change)
DATE START TIME RACE BRIEFING/ TEAM MEETING EVENT
Tuesday, Sept. 15 2-3 p.m. Aquathlon Elite, U23, Junior, Paratriathlon Race Briefing
Tuesday, Sept. 15 3-5 p.m. Age-Group Team Managers Meeting (Aquathlon, Sprint, Standard, Open Paratriathlon)
Wednesday, Sept. 16 1:30-2:30 p.m. Juniors Athlete Race Briefing
Wednesday, Sept. 16 2:30-3:30 p.m. U23 Athlete Race Briefing
Wednesday, Sept. 16 3:30-4:30 p.m. Elite Coaches Briefing
Wednesday, Sept. 16 4:30-5:30 p.m. Elite Athlete Race Briefing
Thursday, Sept. 17 10-11 a.m. Elite Paratriathlon Race Briefing
Thursday, Sept. 17 7-7:45 p.m. Open Age- Group Race Briefing
Friday, Sept. 18 10:30-11:15 a.m. Open Age- Group Race Briefing
Friday, Sept. 18 1:45-2:30 p.m. Open Age- Group Race Briefing
Friday, Sept. 18 3:45-4:30 p.m. Open Age- Group Race Briefing

All Athlete briefings will be held at Butler Field in the Briefing Tent.
 

  COURSE FAMILIARIZATION  (all times Central Time Zone and subject to change) Please note: On Tuesday, Sept. 15 Swim Familiarizations will be wetsuit mandatory and athletes must queue prior to entering the water as there is a max of 300 athletes in the water at a time. Click here for wetsuit rental information.
DATE START TIME EVENT
Tuesday, Sept. 15 3-4 p.m. Age- Group Aquathlon Swim Course Familiarization
Tuesday, Sept. 15 3 p.m. Paratriathlon Handler Familiarization
Tuesday, Sept. 15 3:30-4:15 p.m. U23/Junior/Elite Bike Course Familiarization
Tuesday, Sept. 15 4:15-5 p.m. U23/Junior/Elite/Para Aqauthlon Swim Course Familiarization
Wednesday, Sept. 16 3-3:30 p.m. Elite Paratriathlon Bike Course Familiarization
Wednesday, Sept. 16 3-3:45 p.m. U23/Junior/Elite Swim Course Familiarization
Wednesday, Sept. 16 4-5:30 p.m. Age-Group Swim Course Familiarization
Thursday, Sept. 17 8-8:45 a.m. Elite Paratriathlon/ Open Paratriathlon Swim Course Familiarization
Friday, Sept. 18 5:30 a.m. Paratriathlon Handler Familiarization
Saturday, Sept. 19 7:30 a.m. Paratriathlon Handler Familiarization

 
    CHECK-IN & CHECK-OUT SCHEDULE  (all times Central Time Zone and subject to change)
*ALL CHECK-OUT TIMES ARE ESTIMATED. ACTUALS ARE BASED ON THE LAST ATHLETE LEAVING THE TRANSITION AREA FOR THE RUN COURSE. PLEASE NOTE THAT SPECIFIC AGE-GROUP CHECK-IN TIMES ARE LISTED IN EACH RACE WAVE SCHEDULE. WAVE SCHEDULES CAN BE FOUND ON EACH ATHLETE PAGE HERE.
DATE START TIME EVENT
Wednesday, Sept. 16 8-9:30 a.m. Aquathlon Athletes Lounge Check-In (Para Aquathlon/Elite/U23/Junior)
Wednesday, Sept. 16 8:30-10:30 a.m. Age-Group Aquathlon World Championships: Transition Area Check-In
Wednesday, Sept. 16 8:45-9:45 a.m. Elite, U23, Junior, Para Aquathlon World Championships: Transition Area Check-In
Wednesday, Sept. 16 1-2 p.m. Elite, U23, Junior, Para, Age-Group Aquathlon World Championships: Transition Area Check-Out
Wednesday, Sept. 16 2:15-6 p.m. Age-Group Sprint World Championships: Transition Area Check-In (bike & gear) *RECENTLY UPDATED ON 9.12.15
Thursday, Sept. 17 7:30-9:30 a.m. Age-Group Sprint World Championships: Transition Area Check-In (gear, No Bicycles)
Thursday, Sept. 17 2:15-6 p.m. Age-Group Sprint World Championships: Transition Area Check-Out
Friday, Sept. 18 5-6:30 a.m. Elite Paratriathlon Athletes Lounge Check-In (Group 1- Elites Lounge, Group B- Recovery Area)
Friday, Sept. 18 5:15-6:15 a.m. Transportation from Operations Office to T1 for PT1
Friday, Sept. 18 5:15-6:30 a.m. Elite Paratriathlon World Championships: Transition 2 Check-In
Friday, Sept. 18 5:30-6:45 a.m. Elite Paratriathlon World Championships: Transition 1 Check-In
Friday, Sept. 18 CANCELED Open Paratriathlon/ Age-Group Standard World Championships, PC Open Race: Transition Area Check-In (bike & gear) -- CANCELED; rescheduled for 6-9:20 a.m. on Saturday.
Saturday, Sept. 19 3:30-6:20 a.m. Open Age-Group Sprint & Standard: Transition Area Check-In
Saturday, Sept. 19 6-9:20 a.m. Open Paratriathlon/ Age-Group Standard World Championships, PC Open Race: Transition Area Check-In (bike & gear)
Saturday, Sept. 19 7-9:20 a.m. Age-Group Standard Distance, PC Open Race, Open Paratriathlon World Championships: Transition Area Gear Check-In (No Bicycles)
Saturday, Sept. 19 9:40 a.m.-1 p.m. Open Age-Group Sprint & Standard: Transition Area Check-Out
Saturday, Sept. 19 3-7 p.m. Age-Group Standard Distance, PC Open Race, Open Paratriathlon World Championships: Transition Area Check-Out

 

     MEDAL CEREMONY SCHEDULE  (all times Central Time Zone and subject to change)
DATE START TIME MEDAL CEREMONY EVENT
Wednesday, Sept. 16 10:45 a.m. Aquathlon Elite, U23, Junior World Championships
Wednesday, Sept. 16 1:30 p.m. Aquathlon Age Group, Paratriathlon World Championships
Thursday, Sept. 17 9:15 a.m. U23 Men
Thursday, Sept. 17 5:45 p.m. Junior Men
Friday, Sept. 18 10 a.m. Elite Paratriathlon
Friday, Sept. 18 12:45 p.m. (approx.) U23 Women
Friday, Sept. 18 4:30 p.m (approx.) Junior Women
Friday, Sept. 18 3:20 p.m. (approx.) Elite Women
Friday, Sept. 18 Moved to Saturday Age-Group Sprint World Championships (UPDATE: The Sprint World Championships Award Ceremony will take place Saturday at Butler Field before the Closing Ceremony due to expected inclement weather Friday evening. Sprint awards will be first, then standard.)
Saturday, Sept. 19 9:30 a.m. Open Age-Group Sprint & Standard
Saturday, Sept. 19 11 a.m. PC Open
Saturday, Sept. 19 7 p.m. Elite Men
Saturday, Sept. 19 8 p.m. Age-Group Sprint, Age-Group Standard Distance , Open Paratriathlon World Championships (held with Closing Ceremony)