Refund Policy

  • Refund prior to 2/1/15 - $120 Individuals $75.00 Relays 2/1/15
  • Slots are non-transferable
  • No Roll-Overs to 2016 race
  • Category Change Fee $25.00

2015 Registration is Closed!

The 2015 Lavaman Waikoloa is now Sold Out. We will be opening up Charity Slots in August as cancellations occur. Charity Slots will require a $100.00 donation to one of the Lavaman supported non-profits in addition to the entry fee. You may sign up for the Charity Slot Waitlist and those on the Waitlist will be contacted as Charity Slots become available. In addition to these Charity Slots there will be some "Special Charity Auction Packages" that will be coming available. Please check the website and newsletters for announcements regarding these exciting new offerings which are expected to become available in August. Mahalo for your support of the Lavaman Triathlon and those charities that the Lavaman helps to support.

 Charity Slot Wait List


Voted: "Best Awards Party in Triathlon"

  • Beer Garden
  • Live Music
  • Beach BBQ at beautiful Anaehoomalu Bay.
  • Shirts and medals for all finishers.
  • Race preparations seminars by experienced Pro and Age Group Triathletes.
  • Sponsor bags with swim cap, race number, coupons.
  • Expo at Packet Pick-up, including apparel, tech support, & custom logoed merchandise & sampling.
  • 5K Sunset Run & Live Music at Queens Market Place - Friday, March 22 
  • Lava Kids  Races - Saturday, March 23.


Aid Stations - Nutrition

Please throw away gel/bar wrappers and trash at aid stations.

Post Swim:

  • Oranges
  • bananas,
  • Gel
  • Sports Drink
  • Water

Bike Turn-Around

  • Water Bottle Exchange

Run Start

  • Oranges
  • Bananas
  • Gel
  • Sports Drink
  • Water
  • Coke

Run Aid Stations

Aid Station # 1

  • Water & Sports Drink

Aid Station #2 & 4

  • Water
  • Sports Drink
  • Coke

Aid Station # 3

  • Water
  • Sports Drink
  • Gel

Aid Station #5

  • Water
  • Sports Drink
  • " A cool surprise".

Cut Off Times

Cut off times for the Lavaman Waikoloa.

  • Swim Cut-Off is 9:10 AM (that is 1:15 minutes from start of last wave)
  • Bike Cut-Off is 11:15 AM
  • Run Cut-Off is 1:00 PM

(Please note cut-off times may be adjusted outward due to race conditions & relative start times at the discretion of the Race Director & Head Referee)

Packet Pick-Up

Packet Pick-ups times:

REMEMBER!!!!!!!! You MUST bring your Photo ID to packet pickup no exceptions. If you are a USAT Annual Member, you MUST show your annual membership card (smartphone version is okay) OR you will have to pay $12 one-day fee and re-sign USAT waiver.

Hilton Waikoloa Village- TBAM

Please check start list prior to packet pickup to check if your information is correct. If there is an error please contact .

Deadline for Changes!! Anyone wishing to change from an individual to a relay ( or relay to individual) must have changes made by March 23rd. Teammate names and email addresses must be sent to so that a link to register (at relay member rate) may be sent. Additionally, there is a $25 change fee that may be paid at packet pickup.

No one will be permitted to pick up their packets after 5:00pm on the Saturday before the race!

REMEMBER!!!!!!!! You MUST bring your Photo ID to packet pickup no exceptions. If you are a USAT Annual Member, you MUST show your annual membership card (smartphone version is okay) OR you will have to pay $12 one-day fee and re-sign USAT waiver.

Pre-Race Conduct

Please Read!

Please abide by the following.

    • The bike turn-around tunnel is on private land - It is open for biking, race day only!

    • No riding bike through the Hilton Waikoloa hotel.

    • No running on any Waikoloa Beach Resort golf courses.


Relays Changes

To all people racing Lavaman Waikoloa who have sent inquiries about switching from an individual to a relay - all team registrations must be submitted by Friday, March 15th by email to . Your $25 change fee may be paid at registration/packet pickup along with relay fees for new team members. Mahalo!

Race Morning

  • Please Park In designated area (TBA)
  • 5:30 a.m. — Bike Transition Opens – Rack Bikes, get numbered & Pick up Timing Chip - Anaehoomalu Parking Lot.
  • 7 a.m. — Road to Anaeho’omalu Bay closes to vehicle traffic.
  • Personally rack your own bike in your numbered bike rack with your back wheel in the rack. Make sure you have bar end plugs.
  • All Bike and run gear should be placed on left side (as if you will seated on bike) of front wheel or on the handlebars. No tubs of water or large back backs or bike pumps. There will be plenty of bike pumps available in the transition area on Race Day.  
  • Rack Bikes, get numbered & Pick up your Timing Chip before proceeding to the beach area.
  • No riding in transition. There will be a mount/dismount line and you will receive a 2-minute time penalty for mounting before the mount line or dismounting after the dismount line.
  • No glass in transition.
  • No friends or family in transition.
  • Don’t forget to pick-up your timing chip.
  • If you need help ask a transition volunteer.
  • There will be tech support available in Transition on Race Day & there will be 3 tech vans on the course providing neutral help.

USA Triathlon

Lavaman Triathlon is a USAT (USA Triathlon) sanctioned triathlon, Racers must be a USAT member or purchase a one-day USAT license To learn more about USAT membership see the USAT website.



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