July Triathlon: Sprint and Olympic

MOUNTAIN MAN TRIATHLON: SPRINT & OLYMPIC

July 14, 2019 This event goes on, rain or shine.

Description / Location

7/14/2019 – Registration is Open – Catch the Early Bird Now

Come out to experience the best in the West!

This will be the 35th Annual Mountain Man. This local race has that good old hometown feel. Beautiful views of the San Francisco Peaks, Lake Mary, and Mormon Lake. Flagstaff has amazing summer weather with flora in full bloom. This event includes medals for all finishers, awards, food, fun, and a great course. It is one of the most beautiful courses in the West, and we work hard to make sure that you can enjoy race day. We start at the boat docks, about ten miles south of Flagstaff, AZ on Lake Mary Road at mile post 333. Directions from downtown Flagstaff. RFID Race Timing Systems by 4Peaks Racing.

Photos: Professional Photos from Action Media – Free Download for Participants – Check out all the great moments from last year’s race. Search by Bib number.

Past Race Results

Sprint Race Distances: 750 m Swim, 20 km Bike, and 5 km Run

Olympic Race Distances: 1500 m Swim, 40 km Bike, and 10 km Run

2019 Start Time: The transition area will open at 5:30 AM. The first swim wave will start at 7:00 AM.

The Swim

MMSP_Pro_DD-0079_720x400 This is the City of Flagstaff Reservoir: Upper Lake Mary. Average lake temperature for the last 9 years has been 69-71° F. Wetsuits OK. Wave starts. Rent your wetsuit at WetsuitRental.com or purchase one at JustWetsuits.com.

The Bike

MMSP_Bik_MR-0211 Out and back course on paved roads with wide bike shoulders. Sprint course is relatively flat; the Olympic course has a climb rewarded with great views of Mormon Lake and the San Francisco Peaks. Race numbers must be attached to your bike frame. Cyclists are personally responsible for the proper working condition of their bike. Bike helmets are required. Bike elevation graph HERE

The Run

MMSP_Fin_DD-0546_720x400 Out and back run on paved roads along beautiful Lake Mary. The Sprint course is a flat out and back; the Olympic course climbs a decent hill (385') and is otherwise flat. Race numbers must be worn and visible from the front. Water aid stations are every 1.5 miles. Traffic will not be stopped for this event, except at the intersections and turnarounds, and then at the discretion of the safety personnel. Run elevation graph HERE

Race Fees / Registration Deadlines

Time to make plans! July 14, 2019

Sprint
  • Early Bird – through January 1:
    $79 Individual
    $150 Relay
  • January 2 – March 1:
    $89 Individual
    $165 Relay
  • March 2 – May 1:
    $99 Individual
    $165 Relay
  • May 2 – June 1:
    $110 Individual
    $180 Relay
  • June 2 – July 1:
    $120 Individual
    $180 Relay
  • July 2 – July 13:
    $130 Individual
    $190 Relay
  • REGISTER NOW

  • by Active Network

Olympic
  • Early Bird – through January 1:
    $95 Individual
    $165 Relay
  • January 2 – March 1:
    $105 Individual
    $180 Relay
  • March 2 – May 1:
    $120 Individual
    $180 Relay
  • May 2 – June 1:
    $130 Individual
    $210 Relay
  • June 2 – July 1:
    $140 Individual
    $210 Relay
  • July 2 – July 13:
    $150 Individual
    $220 Relay
  • REGISTER NOW

  • by Active Network

Aquabike

We will be offering an Aquabike race at this year’s events. Whether you have bad knees, are working through an injury, or just plain don’t like to run, this is the event for you. Swim, bike, and be done. Your finishing time will be recorded as you cross the “Bike In” line at transition. From there you can take your time, rack your bike, then get your finisher medal and drop off your timing chip at the Finish banner. Register Here

The Weather

Could be a little cool in the early morning if you are from the desert, but for all others: perfect for racing. Low 80’s for the high.

Packet Pick Up and Late Registration

All athletes must present a picture ID to pick up their packet. You can only get your own packet, not any other competitors packet.  Pick up your packet at one of the following times.

Online registration closes on Friday at midnight, no race day registration, but in-person registration is available at packet pick up sessions.

Thursday 7/11 Packet pick up at Moxie in Scottsdale (2952 N Hayden Rd.) from 4:00-6:00 PM. No info sessions, just a quick pick up and run.

Friday 7/12 Packet pick up at Pay-N-Take located in downtown Flagstaff time 4:00-6:00 PM. No info sessions, just a quick pick up and run.

Saturday 7/13 Packet pick up, info session, and Q&A at race site from 2:00-4:30 PM (Upper Lake Mary Day Use Area/Docks). All timing chip pick up is on race morning.

For the one or two who can’t make it, please get your packet on event morning BEFORE 6:15 AM. Your triathlon club is welcome to set up a tent next to the transition area.

PARKING FOR PACKET PICK UP AND RACE DAY: If there are spots available (first come first serve), then we recommend parking in the day use area (all day pass for $9). You can also park along the road, but be sure to park completely off of the pavement/asphalt. Do not park in any areas with “No Parking” signs posted. This is for the safety of participants, spectators, and drivers. Citations may be given to those in violation.

No race day registration.

USA Triathlon

This is a USAT sanctioned event. You must be an annual member and have your membership card with you OR pay a one-day event fee of $15 at packet pickup.You may also purchase it on line through USAT an annual membership.

USA Triathlon offers an Adult ($50) and Youth ($10) Annual Membership. This 12 month membership eliminates the requirement to purchase one-day memberships for any USA Triathlon sanctioned event and comes with exclusive sponsor discounts from USA Triathlon Partners.

All athletes are responsible for knowing and adhering to USAT rules and regulations. Please review these rules and be respectful of all athletes before, during, and after the event.

Cancellation policy and other Frequently Asked Questions

Accommodations

Little America is the feature hotel of the Mountain Man Triathlons. They are one of the sponsors of the post-race festivities and have a block of rooms set aside for athletes. To receive a discount: call to reserve your room and let them know that you will be there for Mountain Man.

Other Accommodations:

Several U.S. Forest Service campgrounds are located on the course. They don’t take reservations and are on a first come first serve basis. Also, camping is allowed anywhere in the Coconino National Forest but not in the transition parking lots. Please check the forest service website for any fire or camping restrictions.

There are many great activities in Flagstaff. Make your experience amazing by spending the weekend. Plan your adventure HERE.

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