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14th Annual
Black Canyon Sprint Triathlon
October 3rd, 2015

Congratulations to all Participants in the 2015 Black Canyon Sprint Triathlon! Results can be found here. Please note that some of the splits are cumulative and not subtracted so a little math is needed…


On October 3rd, 2015 the Montrose Firefighter’s Association and the Montrose Recreation Foundation will proudly present the 14th Annual Black Canyon Sprint Triathlon.

It begins with a 500 yard swim (10 laps) at the Montrose Aquatic Center, then continues with a 24K (14.6 mile) bike course winding through the west side of town, and wraps up with a 5K (3.1 mile) run that finishes at the aquatic center.


Proceeds from this event benefit the community of Montrose. Over $5,000.00 was returned to the local groups that assisted in the Triathlon in 2014 Please be appreciative patrons of all the generous sponsors that make this event possible!

Make it a weekend in Montrose!

Oktoberfest at Centennial Plaza after the Race!


Race Information

Packet Pick-up is Friday, Oct 2nd, from 5:30-8:00 p.m. at the Aquatic Center. Essential information will be shared at two Pre-Race Meetings at 6 and 7:00 p.m. Please plan on attending one of the meetings!

Start order at 8 a.m.- will start with youth, teams , then individuals.

Follow all applicable traffic laws, as well as directions of officers and staff, as all roads other than Rio Grande north of the Aquatic Center ARE OPEN TO TRAFFIC!!!! Ride slowly, and with due regard at ALL intersections!!!! Officers may attempt to stop traffic for you to proceed but motorists often do not comply so be prepared!!!!

Start Time: 8:00 a.m.

Divisions:Youth, Adult, Team, Youth Team, Family Team.

Awards: Overall top male and female. Top three finishers in the following: Team, Family Team,Youth Team (1st-5th, 6th-8th grades),Youth male and female(1st-5th grade and 6th-8th grade), Male and Female 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44,45-49,50-54, 55-59,60-64, 65-69, 70+.

Race Fees:
On or before September 18th
Youth- $30 , Adult(19+)- $60, Youth Team $30, Team(Regular and Family) – $105

September 19th thru 25th
Youth- $30 , Adult(19+)- $70 , Youth Team $30, Team(Regular and Family)-$115

September 26th thru October 3rd
Youth- $30 , Adult(19+)- $90 ,Youth Team $30, Team (Regular and Family)- $125

Registration may be limited so enter early!!! Scholarships may be available for RE-1J students!

T-shirts may be mailed for registrations received after 9/18!!!


Youth- (1st-5th grade) 100 yd swim, 5k bike, 2k run.

Youth- (6th-8th grade) 250 yd swim, 10k bike, 2.7k run.

Youth-(9th grade to 18 years old)500 yd swim, 24k bike, 5k run.

Adult-500 yd swim, 24k bike, 5k run.

Team – Will do distance(s) corresponding to oldest team member’s correct division.

All team divisions can be made up of either 2 or 3 people.

Example: two 4th graders and a 6th grader are on a team, ALL participants would do the distances for the 6th-8th grade.

Family Team – Distances in this division would correspond to each participant’s age/grade, and team members would be from same family.

Example: distances if the family team consisted of a first grader(100 yd swim), an adult(25k bike), and a 7th grader(2k run).

Youth Team- Will do distance(s) corresponding to oldest team member’s correct division(either 1st-5th or 6th-8th grade-see above for distances).

Registration: Online only at

Contact: Kevin Davis Email: