CajunMan Triathlon


Event Date

Sun, Sep 11, 2016


Lafayette, LA

About This Activity

CajunMan Triathlon

Sunday, September 11, 2016 @ 7:30 am

For Online Registration questions, please contact Bertha Lanthier @ 337-230-3886 or email at

Off to the Races

The CajunMan Triathlon: This race is a tradition, a right of passage, for all endurance fiends! 1/2 mile of swimming in Airport Lake, 20 miles of pedaling on the roads of Lafayette Parish, and 3.1 miles on foot through the grounds of the Lafayette Regional Airport. Whether a beginner doing their first open water triathlon or an experienced triathlete looking for one of the best races on the Gulf Coast, this is the event!!


CajunMan is one of Louisiana and the Gulf Coast's major endurance events. Businesses can get great exposure by being a racer sponsor. Depending on the level of sponsorship, a sponsor can have a web link to the race web site, offer items and advertising for race packets, have a spot on the race shirt, and have a presence at the race through tents, banners and participation. Contact us for for more information at

Race Limits

The field is limited to 500, including relay teams. There will be wave starts. Wave starts will be determined prior to the race date, posted on the race web site, emailed to participants, and provided at packet pick up.

Relay Teams

Don't want to do the whole race? Come race as a team! Each team member will compete in one of the individual sports. Relay teams must have a minimum of 2 participants. (Yes, one team member can do 2 sports while the other team member does the other sport.)

Individual Entry Fees

$75.00 Thru June 15, 2016
$85.00 June 16 - September 5, 2016
$90.00 September 6 – September 10, 2016 and at packet pickup assuming slots remain

Relay Entry Fees (per team)

$135.00 Thru June 15, 2016
$150.00 June 16– September 5, 2016
$165.00 September 6 - September 10, 2015 and at packet pickup assuming slots remain

Fat Tire Entry Fees   (This is a new division this year)

$75.00 Thru June 15, 2016
$85.00 June 16 - September 5, 2016
$90.00 September 6 – September 10, 2016 and at packet pickup assuming slots remain

USA Triathlon Sanctioned Race

This race is being sanctioned with USAT. You, including all relay team members, must be a licensed USA Triathlon member at the time of registration or buy a one-day license to participate for $12.00. For more information on USA Triathlon and to join, see or call 719/597-9090. USAT rules shall be enforced. You are responsible for knowing the USAT race rules.

Refunds & Race Delays

There are no refunds. The race will take place rain or shine BUT the race director reserves the right to modify the course or change the start time of the race for the safety of the participants.

Packet Pick-Up

Packet pick-up will be held at Geaux Run, 906 Harding St., Lafayette, LA (In the Oil Center)
Thursday, September 8, 2016, 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Friday, September 9, 2016, 10:00 a.m.- 6:00 p.m.
Saturday, September 10, 2016, 10:00 a.m.- 6:00 p.m.
Race Morning: 5:45 a.m. - 7:00 a.m. but all are urged to pick up packets early

USAT RULE:  You are the only person that can pick up your packet and you must provide a picture ID.

Directions to the race site

From I-10: Take exit 103A to merge onto I-49 S/US-167 S toward US-90/Morgan City; continue onto US-167 S for 2.5 mi; continue onto US-90 E for 2.6 mi then turn left onto Perimeter Rd. Use 2503 Southeast Evangeline Thruway, Lafayette, LA 70508 for GPS or web search directions.

The SWIM -- 1/2 mile
This is an open water swim. Water temperatures will most likely be in the mid-70F range. Use of wet suits is subject to USA Triathlon rules. The wetsuit call will be made after temperatures are taken race morning. Bring your wetsuit if you are so inclined. There will be boats and other water safety aid available during the swim. You should be able to swim at least ½ mile before deciding to enter this event. All swimmers will be required to wear swim caps, which will be provided.

THE BIKE -- 20 miles
This is an out and back course. The original 20 mile bike course is set for this year's race that takes you down Garber Rd, to the St. Martinville Hwy and then onto Bayou Tortue Rd. and back. You will have a safe scenic route with good roads.  All turns will be marked. Volunteers will be on the course but you are to stay aware of the surroundings and to know the course.  There is a new division called Fat Tire available for this year.

THE RUN -- 5K (3.1 miles)
The run will start and finish near the transition area near Airport Lake. The course will include the roads within the Lafayette Regional Airport. The course will be marked and volunteers will be on the course. There will be at least 2 possibilities to pass an aid station on the run. THERE ARE 5 STOPS FOR WATER ON THE RUN. AT THE START OF THE RUN, MILE 1, HALF-WAY, MILE 2 AND RIGHT BEFORE THE FINISH. The aid stations will offer water, fluid replacement drinks, and encouragement. 


Finisher’s awards will be given to all completing the race. The top 3 overall male and female, master’s male and female, and grandmaster male and female winners will receive awards. Awards will also be given to the top 3 male and female triathletes in 14 and under age group and 5 year age groups from 15-70+. Awards will be given to the top 3 relay teams.  Awards for the new Fat Tire Division will be top 3 male and female winners.


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Post Race Party and Awards Ceremony

Be sure to hang around and enjoy a post race party and the City of Lafayette following the race. The awards ceremony will be held as soon as possible following the race. Unclaimed awards will not be mailed.

Further Information
For further information, please contact the race director, Farrel LeBoeuf, at with questions about the race or Bertha Lanthier at with registration questions.




More Information

The host hotel is the Days Inn located at 2503 S E Evangeline Thruway, Lafayette, LA.  They are offering special rates for CajunMan participants.  $50 for a King Room and $56 for a Double Room plus tax.  Parking will be free there.   Contact Days Inn at 337.769.8000  Newly renovated and within walking distance of the race.

These are other hotels in the surrounding area:

Clarion Inn                        337-232-9000
Courtyard Marriott            337-232-5005
Doubletree by Hilton        337-235-6111
Best Western                    337-235-1367
Extended Stay America   337-232-8313    

Click here to view the event organizer's website


USAT Sanctioned Event
USA Triathlon is the national governing body for the sports of triathlon, duathlon, winter triathlon and aquathlon in the United States. Participation in a USAT sanctioned event means the event director has the proper permits in place, liability and athlete excess medical insurance coverage and the event plan has met the standard of organization required. USA Triathlon provides rules, guidance and governance to set the standard for safe and fair multi-sport races. For more information on USA Triathlon and fueling the multi-sport lifestyle, visit our website at .

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