35th Annual Colchester Triathlon

swimmers doing strokes in the water

The Colchester Triathlon has been a tradition in Colchester, VT for over 30 years now. The growing popularity of the event has been astounding, and they’ve continued to increase the maximum number of participants due to high demand – taking pride in offering a quality event that participants will find both physically challenging and mentally satisfying, encouraging people to strive for exceptional physical conditioning while attaining the courage necessary to finish the race with their best personal time.

As a municipal recreation department, Colchester Triathlon recognizes that being an athlete is not just about winning, but about developing a routine, being committed to training, and establishing a healthy lifestyle. Their mission is summarized as “Optimizing the Experience of Living” and the Colchester Triathlon has become a vessel through which they encourage their participants to maintain a healthy lifestyle.

The Triathlon is also a community-centered event, drawing excited spectators from within and around the Town of Colchester to spend a summer morning together as they bring positive energy to cheer and congratulate the participants in the race. The energy generated by the town for this annual event is undeniably euphoric, becoming a recreational occasion that certainly enhances the experience of living in and visiting Colchester.