September 9, 2018

Lafayette, Louisiana

Our Event

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!

Race Info



September 9, 2018


Race starts at 7:30 AM


2503 SE Evangeline Thruway
Lafayette, LA US 70508


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2018 Event Date Announced

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SAVE THE DATE!! CajunMan Triathlon is scheduled for Sunday, September 9th, 2018 We enjoyed seeing you there last year and sure hope to see you again!!

CajunMan 2017 Results

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Thank you to all that participated in this years event. See you next year! (more…)

Spring Fever

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Most of you are getting Spring fever right about now and are already on your bikes and cruising the roads. A lot of you saw the post about La Flamme Rd. being repaved and hopefully that will inspire you to get out this weekend and start training for the race…

CajunMan Bike Route Repaved

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Just to let all of you CajunMan fans know, the bike route on LaFlamme Rd to Bayou Tortue Rd has been repaved!!! We finally have a smooth route all the way!!! How awesome is that!!


2018/09/09 10:26:45

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Entry Fees

Individual Entry Fees

$75.00 Thru June 14, 2018
$85.00 June 15 – September 3, 2018
$90.00 September 4 – September 8, 2018 and at packet pickup assuming slots remain

Relay Entry Fees (per team)

$135.00 Thru June 14, 2018
$150.00 June 15 – September 3, 2018
$165.00 September 4 – September 8, 2018 and at packet pickup assuming slots remain

Athena & Clydesdale Entry Fees

$75.00 Thru June 14, 2018
$85.00 June 15 – September 3, 2018
$90.00 September 4 – September 8, 2018 and at packet pickup assuming slots remain

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.)

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.

Packet Pick-Up

Packet pick-up will be held at Geaux Run, 906 Harding St., Lafayette, LA (In the Oil Center)
Thursday, September 6, 2018, 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Friday, September 7, 2018, 10:00 a.m.- 6:00 p.m.
Saturday, September 8, 2018, 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

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.


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 Athena & Clydesdale Division will be 1st Top Male & Female.

USA Triathlon Sanctioned Race

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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 $15.00 for adults and minors have to buy a yearly membership for $10. 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.

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


SWIM | 800m

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.

Swim Course

BIKE | 20mi

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 also a division called Clydesdale and Athena available for this year.

Bike Course

RUN | 5k

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.

Run Course

Post Race & Travel

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 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.

Visit Lafayette

While your here learn more about what makes the heart of Cajun Country so great!

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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.

Host Hotel

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

Past CajunMan Winners

Overall Male Winners:

2017 Jeremy Johnson 1:23:00
2016 Kevin Cart 1:23:26
2015 Jeremy Stagg 1:19:06
2014 Ben Hall 1:17:55
2013 Jonathan McCall 1:23:19
2012 Brian Primeaux 1:22:19**
2011 John Fell 1:20:40
2010 Mark Primeaux 1:19:33
2009 Brandon Guillory 1:22:11
2008 Cancelled
2007 Neill Rowland 1:22:14
2006 Brandon Guillory 1:20:51
2005 Cancelled
2004 Brett Reagan 1:19:33
2003 Neill Rowland 1:19:45
2002 John Deshotel 1:20:03
2001 Patrick Marr 1:01:26*
2000 Chris Eschbach 1:16:42
1999 Chris Eschbach 1:16:56
1998 Chris Eschbach 1:05:45*
1997 Chris Eschbach 1:13:55
1996 Chris Eschbach 1:13:58

Overall Female Winners

2017 Jamie Scott 1:38:37
2016 Jamie Scott 1:35:56
2015 Sofia Rossiter 1:28:37
2014 Stephanie Smith 1:24:45
2013 Anne Sagrera 1:36:48
2012 Kathy Abela 1:44:51**
2011 Caroline Smith 1:27:13
2010 Stephanie Smith 1:31:29
2009 Eryn Schilling 1:33:52
2008 Cancelled
2007 Caroline Smith 1:27:29
2006 Caroline Smith 1:26:21
2005 Cancelled
2004 Tara West 1:32:28
2003 Ashley LaSalle 1:22:21
2002 Lynnie Terrie 1:28:38
2001 Nicola Appleton 1:09:22*
2000 Susan Boudreaux 1:36:42
1999 Kathleen Scully 1:28:41
1998 Julie Ricketts  1:08:54*
1997 Kathleen Scully 1:29:47
1996 Caitlin Gabor 1:27:51

*flood shortened course
**course was lengthened due to Tortue bridge being out

Our Sponsors

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

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