Event & Course Information

peak triathlon - fit to fight - 2016

EVENT INFORMATION

The PEAK Triathlon presented by Fit to Fight will take place Saturday MAY 20, 2017. All proceeds from the PEAK Triathlon support the Fit to Fight program.

The PEAK Triathlon is a race for all levels. Beginners will appreciate the shorter swim of only 500 yards, large swim lanes, and fewer participants in each lane. The bike course of 12.3 miles is an out and back on Blue Mountain Road. The run is 3.1 miles and the course is pending at this time as it will move to the new walking trail that connects back to Missoula from the PEAK if the trail is completed.

REGISTRATION
Registration opens February 4th at midnight and is open to 250 participants. There will be no race-day registration. PEAK Health and Wellness Center members will receive early registration on February 3rd from 8am-Midnight. Once the 250 participant limit has been met, you will be placed on a waiting list. The entry fee for individuals is $60, The entry fee for teams (2 or 3 participants) is $120, Corporate Cup team entry is $200. After March 31st a $10 late fee is attached to registrations. A charge from Timedsports will appear on your credit card statement. To register, please go to the ‘Registration’ page.

CORPORATE CUP
The Corporate Cup is a great way for businesses to help support Fit to Fight and to participate in teambuilding by forming a race team. Corporate Cup registration is under the ‘Registration’ page and team entry fee is $200. Team will compete for the Corporate Cup and the winner takes home the cup. Teams can help lower their times by making additional donations on the Fit to Fight page or collecting sponsorships. For more information on the Corporate Cup email: ron@mtergofit.com. Registration for the Corporate Cup will open early, please check back for registration date.

TEAMS
Teams consist of two or three participants. Each team member will complete their portion of the triathlon and will touch hands in the transition area with the next teammate. Each participant must provide all registration details and will receive a participant t-shirt.

HEATS
Heats will begin at 8:00am. They will be assigned based on estimated swim times and will be every 15-20 minutes. Heat assignments will be posted and emailed by race week. There will be a special heat for 1st time triathletes. If this is your first Tri and you’d like to race with other first timers this is the heat for you. You will have up to 20 minutes to complete the swim.

CANCELLATION POLICY
There will be no refunds or cancellations. Please consider your registration fee a donation to Fit to Fight.

COURSE INFORMATION

SWIM
500 yard swim in a 25-yard indoor pool. Six wide lanes with two swimmers per lane. Lanes will be split down the middle (no circle swimming). Water temperature is between 80-82 degrees.

BIKE
12.4 miles on an out-and-back course. Bike approximately 6.2 miles on Blue Mountain Road to the turnaround, then return back to the PEAK. Traffic will be controlled with volunteers and signage. Please use caution when passing and at turnarounds.

RUN
(Check back as the RUN course, 3.1 miles, may change as we have applied to use the new bike path it is will be complete in time, if we can use this the run would head back towards Missoula along the bike path, and be an out and back style run)

All roads will be open to traffic. Please be very cautious for cars and other hazards.