St. John, USVI – Registration is open for the 18th Annual Love City Triathlon & Aquathlon taking place from Maho Bay on Sunday, September 3rd at 7:00AM.
The $35 entry fee per athlete ($30 for youth age 14-17) includes a finisher’s award, on-course support, a beach picnic and awards three-deep. This year, relay teams are permitted for both the Triathlon and Aquathlon.
Athletes can register online at stjohnlandsharks.com or at The Tap Room or Arawak Expeditions at Mongoose Junction. Last-minute sign-ups and the pre-race meeting will take place at The Tap Room from 4:00 to 5:30PM on Saturday, September 2nd. Participation is limited to 70 and there will be no registration the day of the race.
Following the race and before the awards ceremony, youth ages 8-13 have the opportunity to participate in a new event, the Kids’ Mini Swim-Run. This race consists of a 50-yard swim and 3/4-mile run. Parents may register their child at stjohnlandsharks.com.
St. John Brewers will be on site after the race serving beverages. Other race sponsors include Blue Bay Construction, St. John Hardware, Jolly Dog Trading Co., 340 Real Estate, Cinnamon Bay Resort, Mr. Piper’s Jeeps, 8 Tuff Miles, Plastic Free Island: St. John, North Shore Deli and Morrisette & Muilenburg, LLP.
For athletes coming from off-island, Cinnamon Bay Resort is offering a discounted rate on available accommodations, and Mr. Piper will have a dedicated taxi that includes bike transport. Contact the race organizers for more information.
Roads will remain open, but drivers may experience delays on North Shore and Centerline between 7:15AM and 10:00AM on Sunday, September 3rd.
St. John Landsharks is an informal local athletic club, focusing on swimming, biking, running, stand up paddleboarding, and anything else they feel like doing. Visit the Landsharks at stjohnlandsharks.com.