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Ridgway state park, Colorado

The 2nd Annual San Juan Trail Tri will be held June 15, 2024 in lovely Ridgway State Park, Colorado. This event is certain to become a regional favorite, showcasing our beautiful home with a trail run and paddle in Ridgway State Park and mountain bike on the Ridgway Area Trails. Money raised from this event directly benefits the Montrose Recreation Foundation and our partner, Voyager Youth Program.

2024 Winners!

Individual Tri

1st place 
Spencer Shellberg 1:27:03
2nd place
Victor Ruggiero 1:31:53
3rd place
Gabriel Kahn 1:42:40

Youth Tri

1st place 
Vash Veatch 1:49
2nd place
Phin Howe 1:52
3rd place
Lacy Mae Ruggiero 1:53

Adult TRI Teams

1st place 
RAT PATROL 1:33:22
2nd place 
Worth a Tri 1:43:30
3rd place 
Team Lovely 1:56:52

2024 Galllery!

The Montrose Recreation Foundation work makes it possible for low income local residents to participate in and utilize Montrose Recreation District programs and facilities by providing fee assistance. The MRF also contributes to recreation oriented capital projects in the Montrose Rec District. Voyager Youth offers outdoor programming for youth in the Ouray and Ridgway areas with a goal of inspiring youth to grow and lead healthy lives. By supporting and participating in the San Juan Trail Tri you’re helping to create a healthy community through recreation.

Details & Schedule

Race Overview

  • Race will start at 8:30 am on Saturday 6/15/24.
  • Order of events is run, paddle, pedal.
  • We will have the transition area open at 6:30 am for gear drop-off.
  • Professional timing will be provided by Jack Rabbit Race Management
  • Race Check-In will be Friday, 6/14/24 in the Dallas Creek parking lot at Ridgway State Park from 5:30pm-6:30 pm

Competitor info

Required gear: All racers must provide their own equipment for each leg of the event which includes stand-up-paddle board (SUP) and paddle, personal flotation device (PFD), mountain bike, helmet, and running shoes.

Cut-off time: 4 hour


Equipment and gear can be rented locally at Montrose Surf and CycleBicycle Outfitters and Ridgway Adventure Sports.

Race assistance, rentals and equipment provided by Montrose Surf and Cycle.

Course Map

 The run and paddle will be in the State Park and the bike portion will be on the RAT trails. Approximate distances will be 5k Run, 3K paddle, 12k bike. Bike access will be via gate across from Dallas Creek entrance of RSP and access to RAT trails via state park 4WD road. Colorado State Patrol will be assisting us in safely crossing the highway. Please follow their instructions and be courteous as we can’t do this without them. 
**All distances are approximate as starting line location is dependent on water level.**

(Map/routes subject to change)

Race Check-In

Race Check-In up will be held on 6/14/24 in the Dallas Creek parking lot at Ridgway State Park from 5:30pm-6:30 pm. We will have a brief info session at 6:00 pm. Park fees will be waived for packet pick up. If you choose to stay and recreate in the park on Friday, you do need to pay a park entry fee. You may also pick up packet on race day starting at 6:30 am.

Post Race party/events



Additional Details

We will have an aid station at the transition zone and one on the bike course with volunteers available along all courses.

We are selecting easier portions of the Rat Trails, but intermediate mountain bike skills are recommended to complete this race. We also recommend that competitors have some experience with SUP.


Registration Overview


$85 adult individual
$65 youth individual (ages 16-18)
$210 adult teams
$160 youth teams (ages 12-18). 

*State Park entry on the day of the race will be included in your entry fee. 🙂


Age 12-15 may sign up in teams, 16 plus may sign up as individuals


Age groups, top overall male and female, youth individual, and youth teams

Please note that this race will be capped at 200 participants.

* There are no refunds. Since this is a charitable fundraising event. In the unlikely event of race cancellation, special circumstance will be considered.

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