2014 Blacktail Triathlon - Duathlon

Sprint, Olympic, Other

Event Date

Sat, Jun 14, 2014


Idaho Falls, ID

About This Activity

The venue for this Sprint and Olympic distance event rivals Ironman Coeur d'Alene. Glistening morning water, scenic roads, and a perfectly competitive environment.

Spectator friendly.

There are no refunds for this event. If you wish to transfer to another PERSONAL BEST PERFORMANCE event you may do so if there is a minimum of 30 days before this event date and the event date of the race you want to transfer to. We will transfer the amount of your registration less $10.

Event schedule and times

GENERAL INFO - Blacktail Triathlon - Duathlon



Sprint Triathlon

Sprint Duathlon

Olympic Triathlon

800 yard swim    12 mile bike     3.1 mile run


3.1 mile run     12 mile bike     3.1 mile run

1,600 yard swim 24.8 mile bike 6.2 mile run

Registration includes commemorative technical  UNISEX race shirt, swim cap, time chip, race numbers, course aid stations, schwag bag, finisher medal, and more.


January 1 - June 04:

Event Registration

June 05 - June 10:

Late Registration (late registration fee applies)

Thursday, June 12


Friday, June 13:












4 to 6:30 pm Packet Pick-up

Bill's Bike and Run Shop

930 Pier View Drive

Idaho Falls, ID 83402

Event Phone:  208 521-2243

Bill's Phone:    208 522-3341

11 am to  2:00 pm

 Foothills Rehabilitation & Performance Services

4000 S. 25th (Hitt Road)

Idaho Falls, 83404

Event Phone:      208 521-2243

Foothills Phone:  208 529-2022

6:00pm -7:30pm - Race Meeting and Packet Pick-up

Map  Click Here

Saturday June 14:





  6 am - Transition Areas Open

  7 am - Olympic Race Meeting

  7:15 Olympic Racers to Start

  7:30 Olympic Race Start

  7:45 Sprint Race Meeting

  8:15am - Sprint Racers to Start

  8:30am - Sprint Triathlon and Duathlon Race Start

10:45am - Raffle, Awards, BBQ, Closing Ceremonies

RACE Contact


208 521-2243




Packets must be picked up on Friday, June 13


The Official digital clock at the finish line will display finish times. At the finish each participant completing the triathlon or duathlon will receive a finisher's medal and may view their official time at the timing kiosk.
Food, water and shade will be available to all participants. 
We encourage you to invite family and friends and family to join you at the event grounds from 30 minutes before the start of your race to 12 noon to cheer on all racers and celebrate your accomplishment. We hope you will look forward to the music, raffle prizes, barbeque, and awards ceremony.


Maps Available.  


Transition Areas

To utilize the Blacktail Recreation Area the race will be staged entirely on the events grounds.

Transition areas will open for set-up at 6 a.m. and will close at 7:15 a.m. (Everyone must be setup by 7:15 a.m.)

The transition area will have an aid station with water and sports drink. Transition areas are for athletes only; family, friends, coaches, and trainers of participants are not allowed in these areas. Volunteers will be available for stripping of wetsuits and other assistance. Race staff does not transport gear from either transition area.


Wetsuits are recommended but not required for the triathlon; the water temperature ranges between from 60-65 degrees and warmer.


No one under the age of 8 years of age will be permitted to participate in either race unless specially approved by the race director.  All juniors, those participants under the age of 18 must attend the racers meeting.  Failure to attend the meeting will disqualify them from racing and they will not be allowed on the course.

 No music devices are not allowed on the bike!    They may be used on the run but volume must be low enough to allow participants to hear traffic, volunteers, police officers, and fellow participants.


The awards ceremony will start at 10:45 a.m.  Overall awards will be presented to the top three male and female finishers in the individual triathlon and duathlon races. Team overall awards will be given to the top three team regardless of age or gender.

Age group awards will be given to the top male and female finishers of the individual triathlon and duathlon races based on the number of entrance in each age group.

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