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Ballwin Race Series

Challenge yourself and your friends to finish high in the Ballwin Race Series standings.  The series of seven different races offers a variety of events to challenge your all-around abilities.  All race participants will receive points regardless of their placement. At the end of the year the participant with the most points earned over the seven races will be declared the overall Ballwin Race Series winner. A portion of every registration supports the Ballwin Parks and Recreation Scholarship Fund

2020 Ballwin Race Series Results (to Date)

*Updated 8/7/2020

Upcoming Ballwin Race Series Dates

11th Annual Upside Down Indoor Triathlon

Saturday, January 18, 2020 or Sunday, January 19, 2020
Ballwin’s Indoor Triathlon puts a unique spin on the triathlon format. All participants run 15 minutes, bike 15 minutes, and swim 10 minutes… that order. Total distance is calculated for a final score.  
Location - The Pointe at Ballwin Commons
MSE Results - Overall, Gender, Gender/Age

10th Annual Dirty Spokes Mountain Bike Race  - CANCELED

Sunday, April 26, 2020 This event has been canceled due to COVID-19. 
The Dirty Spokes Mountain Bike race is again being held on the trails of Castlewood State Park.  This race is open to all abilities.
Location - Castlewood State Park
Course Map - click here

Ballwin Days Virtual 5K

Complete Before Friday, July 31, 2020
The traditional annual race of the Ballwin Days celebration has moved to a virtual format during these times of social distancing.  For more details, register here!
Location -  Vlasis Park
Course Maps - 5k Map, 1-Mile Map
Register - click here

22nd Annual Ballwin Triathlon

Sunday, July 19, 2020
The Ballwin Triathlon is a 300 yd swim, 9 mile bike, and 3.4 mile run.  This race is very popular and fills up to capacity of 300 participants almost every year. Be sure to secure your spot early. 
Location -  North Pointe Aquatic Center
Course Map - click here
MSE Results - click here

20th Annual Conquer Castlewood Team Adventure Race - CANCELED

Sunday, August 9, 2020 This event has been canceled.
Teams of two will canoe the Meramec and bike and run the trails of Castlewood State Park.  Each individual time is calculated and the team’s time is the total of the two times.
Location -  Castlewood State Park
Course Maps - Run Map, Canoe & Bike Map

13th Annual Kid's Triathlon

Sunday, September 20, 2020
Kids get the opportunity to experience a triathlon in this scaled down race.  Kids ages  5-8 complete a 25 yd swim, 1 mile bike, and 1/2 mile run.  Kids ages 9-12 complete a 75 yd swim, 2 mile bike, and 1 mile run.
Location - The Pointe at Ballwin Commons
Register - click here *preregistration is required

11th Annual Moonlight Howl 5K Run/Walk

Friday, October 23, 2020
Come howl at the moon at The Howl 5K. The Howl 5K run/walk is encouraged to all ages and fitness levels.
Location -  The Wolf Cafe
Course Maps - click here
Register - click here 

Ballwin Race Series Refund/Transfer Policy

Refund and transfer requests will be considered only if submitted 14 or more days prior to the event.
1.A full refund will be issued due to injury upon registrant providing a physician release.
2.All other refunds are subject to a $10 processing fee.
3.Registrants may request a transfer to another Ballwin Race Series event in the same calendar year.  Transfer fee is $5.  Registrants may not transfer to the same event the following year.  If transferring to a race with a higher registration fee, registrant will pay the difference and $5 transfer fee.  No credit will be given if transferring to a race with a lesser registration fee and the $5 transfer fee will be assessed.
4.Bib numbers may be transferred to a different person under the following conditions:
a) Fourteen or more days prior to event notice.
b) A $5 processing fee will be assessed.
5.Full refunds will be issued if a Ballwin Race Series event is canceled by The City of Ballwin.  This excludes cancellation due to inclement weather.

Still have questions about the Ballwin Race Series? Contact Fitness Manager Matt Struemph at (636) 227-8950 or

Last Year's Results

View the 2019 Race Series Winners by clicking on the links below.
Standings - Female
Standings - Male
Points - Female

Thank you Sponsors!

Alpine Shop
Ballwin Cycles

Swim Bike Run
State Farm: Steve Martinez
The Wolf

Sponsorship Opportunities

Businesses and organizations interested in being part of the Ballwin Race Series can choose from different sponsorship and/or donation levels.

For more information on sponsorship and donation opportunities, please contact Matt Struemph at or (636) 227-8950.