Black Canyon Triathlon

Black Canyon Triathlon

On October 1, 2016 the Montrose Firefighter’s Association and Montrose Recreation Foundation will proudly present the 15th 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.

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

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 2015!  Please be appreciative patrons of all the generous sponsors that make this event possible!

Adult run route has changed(same distance) and a new map is posted. Please run on the right shoulder of Rio Grande Av north of Aquatic Center. 

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

Please note time change for packet pick-up.  We will stop at 8:30 p.m. Friday, instead of 9:00 p.m .

 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!!!!

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 (6-10,11-14,15-18),Youth male and female(6-10,11-14), Male and Female 15-18, 19-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44,45-49,50-54, 55-59,60-64, 65-69, 70+.

Race Fees: Before September 30thYouth- $30 , Adult(19+)- $60 ,

Youth Team $30,  Team(Regular and Family) – $105

Plus a nominal processing fee.

Registration may be  limited so enter early!!!

T-shirts may be mailed for registrations received after 9/10!!!


Youth- (6-10) 100 yd swim, 5k bike, 2k run.

Youth- (11-14) 250 yd swim, 10k bike, 2.7k  run.

Youth-(15 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 10 year olds and an 11 year old are on a team, ALL participants would do the distances for the 11-14 division.

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

Example:  distances  if  the family team consisted of  a 8 year old(100 yd swim), an adult(25k bike), and a 13 year old(2.7k run).

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

Registration: Online only at

Contact: Kevin Davis    Email: Phone: 970.596.4108