Triathlon

 

Outside in Aspen Triathlon/Duathlon/Aquabike | June 9, 2012
800-yard indoor pool swim | 17-Mile bike (gaining 1,500 feet in elevation) | 4-mile run

This is the perfect triathlon for beginner triathletes looking for a unique challenge and seasoned racers wanting to compete on a short, but challenging course.The triathlon is a USAT sanctioned event. The state-of-the-art Aspen Recreation Center will act as the start, finish, and transition area for the race. Please join us for this exceptional event!
For complete details on the triathlon course, click here

Triathlon
– First Swim heat starts at 7:00am
Swimming, Biking, Running
The pool swim will consist of 32 lengths in a 25 yard pool. This 800-yard swim will be in the Aspen Recreation Center. There are 6 lanes and 4 participants per lane. The heats will be broken into 20 minutes. The bike course will begin at the Aspen Recreation Center and is approximately 17 miles and 1500 vertical feet up to the beautiful Maroon Bells. The bike course is open to traffic, helmets are required! The run course begins at the Aspen Recreation Center and goes down a paved trail around the Aspen Golf Club for 4 miles returning to the Aspen Recreation Center.
Pricing from $60

DuathlonRun/Bike/Run, starts at 7:40am
The Aspen Duathlon starts with a 2 mile run on a paved path and dirt trail. The bike course will begin at the Aspen Recreation Center and is approximately 17 miles and 1500 vertical feet up to the beautiful Maroon Bells. The bike course is open to traffic, helmets are required! The run course begins at the Aspen Recreation Center and goes down a paved trail around the Aspen Golf Club for 4 miles returning to the Aspen Recreation Center. Pricing from $50

Duathlon
– AquaBike (participants start with the swim and are seeded by their estimated swim time for 800 yards. The Duathlon Swim/Bike starts with an 800 yard swim and 17 mile bike as described as above. All swimmers will be seeded based on approximate swim time for 800 yards. Pricing from $50

Outside Challenge – Join a team of Outside editors to train and compete in the Outside In Aspen Triathlon. Online training programs offer three custom plans (First-Timer, the Serious Competitor, or the Busy Man) so individuals at any level of fitness—and under any time constraint—can successfully complete the event. The plans were developed by Purplepatch Fitness’s Matt Dixon, a leading triathlon trainer in the United States and coach of top pro Chris Lieto. Participants will have access to an online forum where they can share training successes and challenges and glean tips from editors who will be competing in the same event. The plans also include workout-tracking features from Training Peaks, live video workout sessions at Outside Online, and training videos from coach Dixon—all to support you as you work toward your goal of competing in the Outside In Aspen Triathlon. You’ll also receive an invitation to a special VIP reception with Outside editors and pro athletes on the Friday evening before the event, plus exclusive access to a special Outside Recovery Lounge on race-day. Outside Challenge $100, includes individual triathlon pricing & training program. More info on the Outside Triathlon Challenge is available here 

 

 

Road Bikes can be rented in advance by making a reservation at Aspen Velo Bike Shop, and mentioning Outside in Aspen in the comments section. Outside in Aspen participants will receive a 20% discount on bike rentals.

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The Outside in Aspen Triathlon is a the new name for the longstanding City of Aspen Triathlon