Many of you have been concerned about the athlete that suffered a medical emergency during the race. The Elkhart Truth's story can be found HERE. Our thoughts and prayers are with the family of Toby DeWeese.


Results are posted HERE

The post race survey is available HERE, your input is appreciated.

Thank you to all our participants! We also want to thank our volunteers and our sponsors, without their support this event would not be possible.


Ideal Beach Triathlon will features a Long Sprint and a Short Sprint Triathlon. The race starts from the sandy shore of Ideal Beach in Elkhart Indiana on beautiful Heaton lake. Register today for the fourth annual Ideal Beach Triathlon.

Run / Walk

Ideal Beach Triathlon is excited to announce that we have combined with Ribbon of Hope's Run/Walk. For the first time Ideal Beach Triathlon will have a 5K and 10K run and a 5K walk. Join us for the first ever Ideal Beach Run/Walk.

Kids Triathlon

Join us for the second annual Ideal Beach Kids Triathlon. This exciting event is for kids 6 to 11 years old. This is not a timed event, we are encouraging the kids to finish and finish safely. Sign up early, registration is limited.


A place where nobody stands alone.

Each year thousands of people are diagnosed with cancer and begin the physically demanding and emotionally challenging journey toward survival. Ribbon of Hope complements the technical side of cancer care by bringing encouragement to patients on their cancer journey. Our staff and volunteers also connect with family members and caregivers in order to provide additional encouragement and support as they work with their loved one. Since our beginning in 1999, Ribbon of Hope has walked beside more than 1800 cancer patients in our community.
More information about Ribbon of Hope is available on their website:

Upcoming Events


Last day before Ideal Beach Triathlon late registration price increase!


Ideal Beach Triathlon and Ideal Beach Kids Triathlon in Elkhart Indiana.


Eagle Lake Triathlon and Eagle Lake Kids Triathlon in Edwardsburg Michigan.


Volunteers are a crucial element to the safety and success of a race. Without volunteers it would be impossible to provide a secure race for our athletes.

Beginners Clinic

There will be several seasoned triathletes on hand. Bring your equipment and wetsuit for the clinic and we will answer any and all questions.


A big thank you goes out to our sponsors, without them this race would not be possible. Sponsorship opportunities are still available!