Registration Frequently Asked Questions

What is the Double Down Challenge?

If you registered for the 2020Grand Rapids Triathlon and register for the 2020 Michigan Titanium – you are automatically part of the Double Down Challenge. Receive a $10 discount on registration by entering the discount code DOUBLED. You will also receive exclusive SWAG! Please be sure to indicate during your MI Titanium Registration questions that you are a Double Down Challenger

Need additional information or have questions, please email

Is there a service discount for our troops, law enforcement, firefighters and EMS?

We support our troops, law enforcement, firefighters and EMS!! If you have a valid ID proving you work in one of these fields, you can take advantage of 10% off your registration prices! Just enter SERVICETRI during checkout, then bring your valid ID with you when you pick up your race packet.

*You must bring a valid ID to prove your involvement with these areas when you pick up your packet – no exceptions will be made.

Can I change events after I register?

Tris4Health will allow you to change events up until Packet Pick-up.  There are will be no refunds given if transferring to a shorter distance race.  If you transfer to a longer distance or relay, you will be required to pay the difference between what you paid for your registration and the current price of the event you are transferring.  Our registration system will allow you to make these changes yourself by logging in and updating your own registration up until 45 days before the event. After that, you can contact Lori Ott ( if you want to change your event.

What is the Withdraw/Refund Policy?

Withdrawal requests must be received in writing NO LESS THAN 30 DAYS IN ADVANCE OF THE EVENT via E-mail to If for any reason, you need to withdraw from a race you have already registered, you can request in writing a 50% discount off an equal distance or shorter race by Tris4Health in the following year.  For example, if you are currently registered for the half distance triathlon, you will receive a unique discount code to register for a different race the following year.  That discount code will give you 50% of what you paid for your event to register for any distance of any future event.  Athletes will be allowed to transfer their paid registration to another athlete for a $35 fee. Please email Lori at if you need to make a registration transfer. THERE WILL BE NO REFUNDS UNDER ANY CIRCUMSTANCES. This policy will be strictly adhered to for fairness to all.

What are the USAT Grants that are available?

As the National Governing Body for triathlon in the U.S., USA Triathlon is responsible for providing all triathletes and athletes competing in other multisport disciplines with the resources needed to succeed in the sport. Through a number of grant programs, USA Triathlon helps individuals and clubs achieve new heights in specialized areas like military programming, NCAA Emerging Sport of Women programs, duathlon, paratriathlon, youth & junior development and the Olympic pipeline. Click here for a complete list of grants offered by USA Triathlon and how to apply.

Do Tri Clubs get a discount?

The Grand Rapids Triathlon offers a 10% discount to all members of a 10+ person Tri Club Team that registers for the event. Members of your team can register using the discount code “TRICLUBGRT“. If you would like a specific discount code for your club, please contact We offer free tents to tri clubs! If your tri club would like to reserve a tent on race day or if you have any other questions,  please contact

For more information about the Grand Rapids Triathlon please contact us here.