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Welcome to the 5th Annual TriZona Super Sprint and MEGA Sprint Triathlon
What Is a "Super Sprint Triathlon" ?
A Super Sprint requires every member of a relay team to complete all three legs (swim, bike, run) of a triathlon. The first team member starts the race, does all three legs and then hands off the timing chip to the next team member to complete the same course, who then hands off the timing chip to the final (third) team member to finish the triathlon. It is a "super sprint distance," meaning a much shorter course than a traditional sprint triathlon, but it does have its challenges.
The swim is 200 yards in the Lazy River against the current.
The bike is a 3 mile HILLY course (what goes down, must come back up!)
The run portion is a 1 mile HILLY course on the cart path
See The Course description below for further details.
~ NEW IN 2021 - Beginner SOLO Triathlon
This is the perfect opportunity for someone looking to complete their first triathlon. This is a non-competitive event. It's all about pride, not prize.
Beginner Triathletes will complete ONE loop of the course - Swim, Bike, Run.
Individual MEGA Sprint Triathlon
One person will Swim-Bike-Run 3 TIMES IN A ROW. Are you MEGA tough? Are you up for a MEGA challenge?
The race starts with the Lazy River waterslide! Slide down the waterslide into the lazy river to swim against the current for 200 yards, then jump on your bike for a 3 mile bike ride, and finish up with a 1 mile run on the golf course cart path.
BYOB - Bring Your Own Bottle
There will be no water or food or aid stations on the course. If you need water or nutrition on the run course, you must bring your own bottle pre-filled. There will be food and drink at the finish line (see below).
If you are vaccinated, you do not have to wear a mask. If you are not vaccinated, we ask that you please wear a mask when NOT racing.
If you are not vaccinated, you MUST wear a mask when around participants and volunteers. Thank you for your cooperation.
What Do I Get for My Entry?
A custom event shirt for every finisher (while supplies last).
Snacks courtesy of OYL - empanadas and chocolate milk
A great hotel rate (if booked by July 31, 2021) for August 27-29, 2021
Custom Overall Awards to 1st - 3rd Place Overall All Male, All Female, and Co-Ed Teams, as well as 1st through 3rd Place Male and Female in the MEGA Sprint Division
USAT Sanctioned Event
Event fully supported by staff and volunteers.
On Your Left Fitness is proud to partner with the JW Marriott Tucson Starr Pass Resort & Spa to bring you this SUPER FUN and UNIQUE event.
*COVID-19 Rules are every changing. Please stay tuned to all emails and page updates as the year progresses. Thank you for your understanding.
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Added to our DirectoryMar 20, 2017
Last Updated in our DirectoryNov 4, 2020
Last checked by a snack-eating human.Feb 24, 2021
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