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.
2021 Ballwin Race Series Results (to Date)
Upcoming Ballwin Race Series Dates
13th Annual Upside Down Indoor Triathlon
Saturday, January 22, 2022 or Sunday, January 23, 2022
Ballwin’s Indoor Triathlon puts a unique spin on the triathlon format. All participants run 15 minutes, bike 15 minutes, and swim 10 minutes…..in that order. Total distance is calculated for a final score.
Location - The Pointe at Ballwin Commons
11th Annual Dirty Spokes Mountain Bike Race
We are disappointed to announce we will be canceling the Dirty Spokes Mountain Bike Race scheduled for April 25th, due to new Castlewood State Park regulations. We plan to move this event to an "off peak" month at the park next year, so stay tuned!
23rd Annual Ballwin Triathlon
Sunday, July 18, 2021
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
Ballwin Days Run *NEW DATE
Sunday, August 22, 2021
Kick off the last day of the Ballwin Days Festival with a competitive 5k and/or 1 mile run. Adults and children alike are welcome to run in either or both races.
Location - Vlasis Park
Register (5K) - click here
Register (1 Mile) - click here
Register (5K & 1 Mile) - click here
14th Annual Kid's Triathlon
Sunday, September 19, 2021
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
Course Map - Ages 5-8 Bike Map, Ages 9-12 Bike Map, Ages 5-8 Run Map, Ages 9-12 Run Map, Ages 5-12 Swim Map
12th Annual Moonlight Howl 5K Run/Walk
Friday, October 22, 2021
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
21st Annual Conquer Castlewood Team Adventure Race *NEW DATE
Sunday, November 7, 2021
The 21st Annual Conquer Castlewood Team Adventure race allows participants to canoe, bike and run through Castlewood State Park! Each team of two will join in this Ballwin Race Series adventure race for all levels. $40/person ($50 after October 20), each participant needs to register individually.
Location - Castlewood State Park
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 2020 Race Series Winners by clicking on the links below.
Thank you Sponsors!
Businesses and organizations interested in being part of the Ballwin Race Series can choose from different sponsorship and/or donation levels. Click here to view our Sponsorship Flyer.
For more information on sponsorship and donation opportunities, please contact Matt Struemph at or (636) 227-8950.