Skip to main content
aerial view of a swimmer competitively swimming in a pool

The 2023 YMCA Iron Will Triathlon

The Iron Will Triathlon returns for another year! Swim, bike, and run/walk your way to 2024 with this 45-day fitness challenge. This Iron-distance triathlon consists of a 2.4-mile swim*, a 112-mile bike ride, and a 26.2 mile run/walk. The twist? As a participant, you'll have 45 days to complete the mileage requirements! The Iron Will is open to all fitness levels. Each finisher receives a long-sleeve, dri-fit shirt! Complete this triathlon at the Y or at home.

*May be substituted for pushups, pull ups, lunges, or rowing. See details below.


Registration & Fees

Registration is going on now! Click here to register online. Cost is $29 with Y Membership and $45 for non-members.


Mileage Requirements

Complete the following mileages between November 15–December 31 to receive your 2023 Iron Will Triathlon long-sleeve, dri-fit shirt!

  • 2.4-mile swim or 12,000-meter row
  • 112-mile bike ride
  • 26.2 run/walk


Make It Virtual!

Complete your triathlon at home by substituting 750 pushups/pullups for your swim and 1,500 lunges (750 on each leg) for your bike ride.


Tracking Mileage

Our Iron Will Triathlon log automatically tallies your mileage! Simply enter your distance and let the log do the rest. Download the Excel document below or click here for a Google Sheet*. Completed logs must be emailed to Kara Tuttle at by or before 12:00 p.m. on January 2, 2024.

*Our Google Sheet log is view-only. You will need to make a copy for your own drive to make edits.