Mountain Man Sprint Triathlon
July 13, 2014  Sprint & Relays
  0.75k
20k
5k
7:00 AM

Discription/Location: No Super Sprint this year. This is the 5th oldest triathlon West of the Mississippi River. And here is why: It is The most beautiful course in the entire Southwest. Right after the monsoon season with flora in full bloom. Our 29th annual event with fun, prizes and a great course. Triathlete Magazine editor rates the Mountain Man. Nine miles south of Flagstaff, AZ on Lake Mary Road at mile post 333. Locate. ChampionChip Timing by  CEP Timing.

THE SWIM: This is the City of Flagstaff reservoir: Upper Lake Mary. Average lake temperature for the last 8 years has been exactly 71° F. Wetsuits OK. Wave starts. To increase tourism, the City of Flagstaff now supplies it citizens with well water rather then depleting this beautiful lake.
THE BIKE: Is there a more beautiful bike course in the West? Out and back course on paved roads with wide bike shoulders. Sprint course is relatively flat and great views of 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.
Run and Bike elevations.

  THE RUN: Out and back run on paved roads along beautiful Lake Mary. Race numbers must be worn and visible from the front. Water aid stations are every 1.2 miles. Run defensively and follow all instructions of safety personnel. Traffic will not be stopped for this event, except at the intersections and turnarounds and then at the discretion of the safety personnel.

Mountain Man Sprint Triathlon: COOL, CLEAN & GREEN.  
THE WEATHER: Warm and sunny. Could be a little cool in the early morning. The Flagstaff monsoon season should also be through, but check the local weather forecast for rain. Check below under "links" for current weather conditions.

USA Triathlon Membership: 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 $12 at packet pickup.You may also purchase it on line through USAT an annual membership for $45.

Packet Pick Up

  • 7/11 Absolute Bike 202 E. Route 66 in downtown Flagstaff from 2:30 to 5:00 PM. No info sessions, no maps just a quick pick up and run. Late registration in person only.
  • 7/12 Late Registration EXPO & Race Packet Pick Up: At race site on Saturday July 13 from 2 to 4:30 PM. All athlets must present a picture ID to pick up their packet. You can only get your own packet, not any other competitors packet. Information session is at 4 PM. For the very few who can't make it, please get your packet on event morning at least 45 minutes prior to the start of your event.
  • 7/13 Your triathlon club is welcome to set up a tent next to the transition area.

Host Hotel:
Little America Hotel at exit #298 on I-40. Eddie's super discounted rate of $139 plus tax. If nice and quiet count, this is your place. Call 800.865.1401 and mention "Mountain Man Triathlon" when booking. Check out other accommadations at: Flagstaff Hotel/Motels. Several US 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.

No Race Day Registration
By 5/11
By 6/11
By 7/11 @ noon
Sprint
85
100
115
Sprint Relay
140
155
170

Awards: Best awards in the business. Overall and Master in division get alabaster sculptures. Valued at $650 & $350 respectively. Age group and relay awards are plaques with top 3 in each 5 year age groups from 14 and under to 80+ All finishers get finisher medals.

Goodies: Event specific no advertising T-shirt, water bottle, finisher medal, swim cap, ceramic mug, food & drink. Entire entrants list revised every third day for registered participants only starting 6/1.

Cancellation Policy: There are NO REFUNDS. You can cancel up to 21 days prior to event for a TRANSFER to a future specific MME event within the next 12 months. Within 20 days or less, there are NO TRANSFERS. Please check the countdown timer above the pricing schedule. You can switch divisions any time prior to race day for a fee of $5 plus any entry fee differences. Don't you wish all events had this friendly & liberal policy?

Register On-Line with a credit card: 

Register By Mail with a check:  Print Out Entry

Jane Esahak-Gage  July 2012

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