Big Sky State Games Triathlon/Duathlon

Event Date

Sun, Jul 17, 2016


Billings, MT

About This Activity


800m Swim in Lake Elmo: The swim is a 2x400m w/ 100m beach run between laps. Water temperature varies between high 60’s to low 70’s F. Wetsuits are allowed. There is a 30-minute time limit for the swim.

16 Mile Bike Course: The course exits out the park and takes a right at the corner of Rolling Hills Rd., proceed on Rolling Hills straight on to Pemberton. The course turns left on Main and left North on Roundup Rd. Participants ride on the very wide shoulder of the road and continue 4.5 miles North on Hwy. 87. At the Shepherd Acton Rd., turn right proceed to turn around and return to Billings on Hwy 87 following the course in reverse. Ride with traffic the entire way back to Lake Elmo. Bike course will be open to traffic. Please follow all course marshal instructions.

3 Mile Run: The 3 mile run is on dirt trails, beach sand, gravel, and paved roads. Participants will run out and back on Lake Elmo Drive, and around Lake Elmo Park, before finishing near the transition area.


The course will be a run/bike/run course. The race will begin on the beach with an approximate 1 mile run around Lake Elmo. The 16-mile bike course (may be changed due to construction), and 3-mile run will be the same as the Triathlon course.


Ages 9-12: 150m swim in Lake Elmo, approximate 2 mile bike, and 800 meter run.

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