The Epic Mini Triathlon

Sunday, May 30, 2021 at 7:00am

Edora Pool Ice Center (EPIC)
1801 Riverside Ave
Fort Collins, CO 80525

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The name says it all! The “EPIC MINI” Triathlon. Taking place at a central venue located in Fort Collins Colorado, this race packs a punch of fun. Choose a sprint or supersprint distance course to race!

Fort Collins boasts some of the best local breweries around, bike friendly paths at every turn (the Spring Creek Trail is next to the run course) and a ton of activities all within minutes of iconic downtown – also known as “Old Town”. Don’t take our word for it – make a weekend out of this event and plan to get a little extra sight seeing done!

Schedule:

6:45am: Sprint Swim Start Waves(10-seconds in-between each athlete & 8-10 minutes in between each wave)
7:00am: Duathlon Start (please gather near the aid station)
7:15am: SuperSprint Swim Start (approximate)(10-seconds in-between each athlete)
8:30am: Pool Area Closes / Swim Cut-Off
Overall & Age Group Awards announced throughout the morning
9:00am: Bike Course Cut-Off
10:00am: Run Course Cut-Off
11:00am: Race Closure /  End Of Morning

Course Info:

The Swim: 250 Meters SuperSprint or 450 Meters Sprint: The Edora Pool & Ice Center (yes, EPIC), is a pristine aquatics facility boasting some of the best indoor swimming around. With 50 meter lap lanes, stadium bleacher seating for spectators and a time slot reserved just for this race – your swim split will be one to remember. Athletes will start in 10 second intervals with their respective estimated time groups and swim in an “S or SNAKE” going under the lane lines after each double length. The SuperSprint will start AFTER the Sprint race. Please see the schedule below.

The Bike: 4.6 Miles SuperSprint or 10 Miles Sprint: The surrounding bike route is mostly flat, all right turns and makes for great spectator cheering with a single SUPERSPRINT lap or two SPRINT laps. An aid station will be passed as you start the course for any water top offs you might need. Please fill your water bottle BEFORE racking your bike in transition.

The Run: 1 Mile SuperSprint or 2.1 Miles Sprint: The Power Line Trail is a quiet out and back route free from vehicle traffic or athlete distractions. Most of the run route is on this path! Runners will leave transition and head across the grass to the Power Line Trail (east). After following directional course signs runners head south. Runners will U-turn (at their designated distance U-Turn sign) to head back towards the EPIC center. They will bear LEFT and head back towards the transition/finish chute turn. Turning RIGHT onto the grass towards the finish. All turns and directions will be marked with cones, traffic marshals and volunteers to guide you along.

The Duathlon Option (added in 2020): Athletes can ditch the water with a RUN-BIKE-RUN duathlon for this event. Athlete’s will start next to transition and complete the 1 MILE turn around run course. From there they will complete the 10 MILE bike course and then transition once more to head out onto the 2.1 MILE final run course before crossing the finish line.

Click here for Course Map

Awards:

Awards Ceremony will commence mid morning, pending the overall athletes remaining on the course. Athletes are encouraged to stay for the awards or have someone pick up their award.

Cost:

Dates

1/1 to 1/31

2/1 to 2/28

3/1 to 4/17

4/18 to 5/24

Sprint Individual

$70

$80

$90

$100

Duathlon Individual

$65

$75

$80

$90

SuperSprint Individual

$55

$65

$70

$80

Sprint Relay Team

$100

$110

$120

$130


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