The 35th Annual Open Options Shawnee Mission Triathlon and Duathlon occurs in Shawnee Mission Park and takes athletes throughout the most visited park in the state that serves as a 1,250-acre urban refuge. Additionally, the course joins the Mill Creek Streamway Trail offering asphalt pathways snaking along the stream and through hillside forests.
There is something for every athlete ranging in experience from first-timer to the seasoned veteran: Super Sprint Triathlon, Short Course Triathlon, Long Course Triathlon, Olympic Triathlon and Duathlon. The 2019 Open Options Shawnee Mission Triathlon and Duathlon is a USA Triathlon (USAT) sanctioned event.
Open Options is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization that provides programs, services and resources for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities in the greater Kansas City area.
The Open Options Shawnee Mission Triathlon has again been designated by the USA Triathlon Paratriathlon Committee as “Paratriathlon Friendly”. Interested in learning more about this Paratriathlon friendly race or want to sign up? Email Race Director Katy Renner or call her at 913-826-2964 for more information.