Race Info

* All proceeds from this event will benefit Mission Valley Aquatics and local youth swimming *

General Information:

2014 Polson Triathlon – 3rd annual
Saturday, August 16, 8:40 am race start
Location:  Riverside Park in downtown Polson, Montana
(southeast corner of the Hwy 93 bridge)
Distance:  swim = 1.5 km (0.93 miles), bike = 40 km (24.9 miles), run 10 km (6.2 miles)

2014 Entry Fees:

Registration

Dates Solo Fee Team Fee Refund

Early Bird

Apr 1 – Apr 30

$60

$120

85%

Standard

May 1 – July 30

$75

$150

80%

Late

Aug 1 – Aug 12

$95

$190

60%

* No race registrations, changes, or refunds after Tuesday, August 12

Race Capacity – 200 competitors (teams count as one)

Contact:  Matt Seeley – Race Director, matt_seeley@skc.edu, (406) 883-9264

Divisions:

Top Five Male and Female (cash awards, removed from age groups)

Age Groups (all racers must be at least 13 years old on race day) –
13-15, 16-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70+

Teams – open and family teams

Event Schedule (2014, tentative):

Wednesday, April 30 – Deadline for early registration (save $15)

Thursday, July 31 – Deadline for standard registration

Tuesday, Aug 12 – Final Registration Deadline

Friday, August 15
5:30-8:30 pm – Prerace check-in and packet pick-up (Riverside Park)
7:30 pm – Optional racer Q & A session at the transition area (Riverside Park)

Saturday, August 16
6:45 am – transition area opens
6:45-8:00 am – race morning check-in and packet pick-up
7:45 am – prerace athlete meeting at the transition area
8:40 am – START for women and most teams (wave 1)
9:00 am – START for men and fastest teams (wave 2)
10:00 am – swim course closed
11:00 am – approximate first finishers
11:30 am – begin post race lunch at The Cove Deli
1:20 pm – course closed
1:30 pm – awards celebration

Awards and Prize Money:

Overall top five male and female – special awards plus cash (removed from age groups)
($500 first, $300 second, $200 third, $150 fourth, $100 fifth) plus complimentary entry into 2015 event
Age group top three – special commemorative awards

Teams – no team awards this year
Volunteer awards – special recognition for top volunteer and cash for aid stations
Prize drawing – great gear and donated local goodies

COURSE RECORDS:

Male overall – Andrew Drobeck (1:56:55, 2013)

Female overall – Sue Huse (2:14:24, 2013)

Male age groups:

13-15   Jake Windauer (2:45:22, 2013)

16-19  Tyler Courville (2:15:31, 2013)

20-29  Jesse Carnes (2:02:20, 2013)

30-39  Andrew Drobeck (1:56:55, 2013)

40-49  Matt Seeley (1:57:55, 2013)

50-59  Mitch Young (2:27:56, 2013)

60+  Joe Piedalue (3:01:26, 2012)

Female age groups:

13-15  none yet

16-19   Aja Starkey (2:30:14, 2013)

20-29  Ali Bronsdon (2:17:54, 2013)

30-39  Sue Huse (2:14:24, 2013)

40-49  Alison Forney-Gorman (2:31:43, 2012)

50-59  Edie VanBuskirk (2:32:45, 2013)

60+  Janet Robinson (2:49:47, 2013)

Split Records – Men:

Swim – Alex Martinek (19:07, 2013), Bike – Andrew Drobeck (58:11, 2013), Run – Jim Walmsley (33:09, 2013)

Split Records – Women:

Swim – Edie VanBuskirk (22:44, 2012), Bike – Sue Huse (1:08:45, 2013), Run – Sue Huse (38:31, 2012)