The 1st Annual San Juan Trail Tri will be held June 25, 2023 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 partners, the Voyager Youth Program and Ridgway Area Trails group.
Details & Schedule
- Race will start at 8:30 am on Sunday 6/25/23.
- 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
- Packet pickup will be Saturday, 6/24/23 in the Dallas Creek parking lot at Ridgway State Park from 5:00pm-7:30 pm
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 Cycle, Bicycle Outfitters and Ridgway Adventure Sports.
Race assistance, rentals and equipment provided by Montrose Surf and Cycle.
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.
The Course map is pending as we finalize details with BLM and RSP.
Packet pick up will be held on 6/24/23 in the Dallas Creek parking lot at Ridgway State Park from 5:00pm-7:30 pm. We will have a brief info session at 6:15 pm. Park fees will be waived for packet pick up. If you choose to stay and recreate in the park on Saturday, 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
We will have post race awards for top youth teams, overall male and female finishers and age groups. Food Trucks will be onsite through the day. The Ridgway Fete Dela Musique will take place from 4pm – 9pm for post race entertainment.
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.
$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.