What is Tristar

TriStar takes the world's most popular sports disciples - swimming, cycling and running - to serve them in the most fun and enjoyable way.

The events are designed for accessibility by triathletes and all other kinds of athletes who want to participate in races combining the world's three most popular sports disciplines.

The TriStar event series is based on a simple and understandable concept, unlike many other triathlon race formats. New formats attracting amateurs widen the scope of people interested in participation, which makes us witness rookies standing side by side with top triathletes. Beginners are pleased by the possibility to join relay teams where they can focus on one of the three disciplines;professional can use TriStar as a preparation for long-distance races. Shorter swim and run distances enable shortened recovery times, giving athletes the possibility to participate in more races than before. More TriStar, more fun!



Compared to other triathlon formats the TriStar formats offers a short swim course which is very interesting for triathlon beginners or pro athletes.


The focus of the TriStar triathlon lays on the bike course. Breathtaking scenery and mostly hilly bike courses are the way to show your bike ability and gives you nice experience on the bike.


The running distance is formed to have a quick and short run on a mostly flat running course. This short running courses guarantee you a shorter recovery time to race more races.


TriStar Lugano

International winners are dominating the first TriStar Lugano edition

Lugano, 23 June 2019 – On a wonderful summer day the first edition of the TriStar triathlon took place in Lugano. Numerous personalities from the region joined the race and the relay teams;  the major of the city Lugano Marco Borradori, Roberto Badaracco and many more. Almost 250 athletes started the race at the beach…


Race Brochure now available

The Race Brochure with all the informations for the participants is now online. You’ll find it with all the other information on our website or klick HERE


TriStar Switzerland in Rorschach cannot take place in 2019

The triathlon weekend at Lake Constance in Rorschach on 6 and 7 July cannot take place as planned. Various circumstances have led to the fact that the event cannot be held during this weekend. The previous local implementation partner has oriented itself differently and announced his resignement only a few weeks ago. At the same time…


NEW TriStar destination 2019 – Lugano

On Sunday 23rd June 2019 in the city of Lugano beginners and top athletes will run side by side into the lake due to the next TriStar triathlon. The first time a TriStar 55.5 will be held (500m swim, 50km bike – 5km run) in the Canton Ticino in the south of Switzerland. Not only…