2014 Chicago Tri Community Gear Swap

Chicago Triathlon

Sunday, April 27, 2014 from 2:00 PM to 5:00 PM (CDT)

Chicago, IL

2014 Chicago Tri Community Gear Swap

Registration Information

Registration Type Sales End Price Fee Quantity
Anyone simply attending to purchase tri gear.
Apr 27, 2014 $0.00 $0.00
Anyone who plans to sell any tri-related item(s).
Apr 27, 2014 $10.00 $0.00

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Event Details


Tri-Masters Youth Initiatives, Centered Chef and the Chicago Triathlon are proud to again host Chicago's only triathlon-specific gear swap!  During this event, new and veteran triathletes can exchange, buy or sell their used triathlon gear with ease. 

This event is complimentary, with exception of a $10 seller fee. Snacks, beverages and cold beer will be served during the program. All participants must RSVP via this system.

Welcome to the party!  This is a great, low-key environment for you to learn about the sport, meet some great people and check-out a wide variety of gear available to you. Better yet, join us for a non-intimidating "TRI 101" presentation before doors open -- just let us know on the questionnaire when you RSVP. Last year's event sold-out!

Clean out your triathlon gear trunk, grab that old wetsuit and dig through those vintage tri jerseys!  Chance are you have a LOT of old triathlon gear, apparel and other gently-used items that you just couldn't bring yourself to throw away.  Well, now's your chance to help out a new triathlete, make room for some new gear AND make a few bucks.

Please keep items specific to the sport of triathlon (ie. no kayaks or roller blades) and leave those old race t-shirts at home. Plan to arrive early for setup. We'll fill-in all sellers with the selling logistics and an item-labeling template as the event draws near.

What's best, you also have the opportunity to donate your gently-used (yet fully-functional) gear to Tri-Masters Youth Triathlon Programs - an amazing local group educating and coaching at-risk kids of the benefits of multisport.

Put together a list of what you need, grab a friend, come early for the best selection, and bring plenty of cash or a check (no credit cards to keep it simple).  To ensure capacity and food counts, Buyers must also RSVP in advance.


  • 12:00 PM  Setup (for anyone selling gear)
  • 12:30 PM  Triathlon 101 Presentations
  • 2:00 PM   Doors Open (for buyers)
  • 5:00 PM   Event Concludes

Centered Chef is located in Chicago’s West Loop, at 177 N. Ada Street [1350 West], between Lake and Randolph Streets.  If you plan to drive, zone-free street parking is available in the area. If you plan to travel by CTA, the Ashland and Morgan Green line stations are your closest El stops (both 3 blocks away).  The Madison #20 is your closes bus route (2 blocks south of our location).

Have questions about 2014 Chicago Tri Community Gear Swap? Contact Chicago Triathlon

When & Where

Centered Chef
177 N. Ada
Suite 101
Chicago, IL 60607

Sunday, April 27, 2014 from 2:00 PM to 5:00 PM (CDT)

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Chicago Triathlon

For more than thirty years, triathletes have gathered on the shores of Lake Michigan for one of the largest triathlons in the world.  As part of the Life Time Tri portfolio, more than 10,000 athletes converge in Chicago for this premiere urban triathlon.  The Chicago Triathlon offers an action-packed tour through one of America’s signature metropolises. 

Race weekend also includes the Fleet Feet Sports SuperSprint Triathlon and the Life Time Chicago Kids Triathlon, the largest youth triathlons in the world drawing more than 1,000 children ages 7–14 in itself.

For more information on the Chicago Triathlon, visit www.chicagotriathlon.com

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