Tri the Trails Triathlon

& Du the Trails Duathlon
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Get off the pavement, experience country roads, and run mountain trails at the Tri the Trails Triathlon & Du the Trails Duathlon.  Triathlon features swim, bike, and run; Duathlon is just bike and run.  Warm pool water and world class trails make these races a unique and scenic experience.  This triathlon and duathlon feature a super sprint and sprint option, as well as an option to compete as an individual or team.  Swim attire (for Tri), mountain bike, and helmet are required.  Goggles, swim cap, and running shoes are recommended.  Registration includes a T-shirt.

All or part of this operation is conducted on Public Lands under special permit from the U.S. Bureau of Land Management.

Register Online

Register online by clicking the button.  

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Countdown to Race Day
Available After 8/21/2021
Race Sponsors


Saturday, August 21, 2021


Meeker, Colorado
Meeker Recreation Center, Sulphur Creek Road, and the Meeker Trail System/Phillip & Dorcas Jensen Memorial Park.

Start Time

Races start at 8:00am


To Meeker Recreation Center (Starting Location):

Highway 13 (aka Market Street) to Meeker; north on 3rd Street to Garfield; east (right) to Sulphur Creek Road; north (left) to roundabout; east (right) off roundabout to Ute Lane; north to Meeker Recreation Center.

Race Details/Maps

Tri The Trails Triathlon​

  • Super Sprint:  Swim 300 yards (6 laps, 12 lengths); Bike 6 miles on road and gravel with two cattle guards; Run 1.8 miles on road/trails
    Super Sprint Map (Bike and Run)

  • Sprint:  Swim 750 yards (15 laps, 30 lengths); Bike 12 miles on road and gravel with at least two cattle guards; Run 3 miles on road/trails
    Sprint Map (Bike and Run)

Du The Trails Duathlon​

Age Divisions

Divisions for Male & Female

Register as an Individual or Team (teams of mixed ages will be required to participate in the oldest age group represented.)
6 & Under, 7-12, 13-18, 19-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70-79, 80+


Early Bird:  Individual $35 | Team $45

Full Cost:  Individual $45 | Team $55

Registration Deadlines

Early Bird: August 13

Final Deadline: August 20 at 4:00pm


T-shirt provided to all racers.  Awards will be presented at the conclusion of each race to the fastest overall male and female finisher and top male and female finisher in each age division.  Award ceremony will take place at the Paintbrush Park finish area.  

Policies & Safety Information & FAQs

Policies, Safety Information, and Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) found HERE.


Race packet pick up available August 20, 12:30pm-4:00pm and August 21, 6:30am-7:45am at MRC.  Volunteers needed!  ERBM would love your help on race day.  Call Kari Jo at 970-878-7421 for more information.