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July 27, 2013
Bear Lake State Park – Rendezvous Beach
Garden City, UT
Nicknamed the ‘Caribbean of the Rockies’ for its stunning, turquoise-blue water, Bear Lake State Park is the home of a BBSC favorite!  2013 will showcase this spectacular race at the end of July, with warmer water temps and bright blue skies. This remarkable venue will become your ‘happy place’… just you wait and see.  Flat & fast courses make Mountain Tropic the perfect place to go for a PR!
Click Here for the Mountain Tropic Final Athlete Details
Race Packet Pick Up:
Friday, July 26th
Rendezvous Beach – Garden City, UT
Saturday, July 27th
Rendezvous Beach – Garden City, UT

750m Swim /  5k Run

1500m Swim / 10K Run

Button- New Kids Course
1.2mi Swim / 13.1mi Run
100yd Swim / 2mi Bike / 1mi Run




  • Sprint, Olympic & Half Aquathlons
  • New Kids Triathlon 
  • New 5K & 10K Run Course
  • Overall & Division Winner Awards
  • Chip Timing from Flatirons Event Specialists
  • Gender Specific Race Shirt
  • Designer Finisher Medal
  • Bibs & Goodie Bag
  • No Registration Transaction Fees
  • $5 OFF BBSC Merchandise
  • Exclusive Discounts from Sponsors & Local Stores
  • Athlete Only Raffle!
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Choice Hotels

As the Official Hotel Partner of USA Triathlon, all members, families and friends receive a 15% discount
while staying at participating Choice hotels. To make a reservation, call the Choice Sports Desk
at 877.240.AWAY and provide the USAT Discount Code – 00208630, or visit and click Enter Special Rate ID.


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Event Schedule       

Packet Pick Up:
Friday, July 26th
Rendezvous Beach – Garden City, UT
Saturday, July 27th
Rendezvous Beach – Garden City, UT

Important! Packet Pick Up Rules & Policies: No one will be allowed to pick up your packet for you.  Please do not email in asking for an exception as this is a USAT requirement that will not be ignored. All relay team members must be present together to pick up their packet – no exceptions. If you are unable to pick up during this time, please select Race Day Packet Pick Up when you register. Race Day Packet Pick Up will cost an extra $10 to allow for extra staffing on race morning, so all other staff can prepare safety checks. Late registration will be accepted if space allows, but neither checks nor credit cards will be accepted.  Please bring cash.


Kid’s Transition Area Opens


Kids Tri Start


Half Distance Wave 1 Start (First on Run Course)


Half Distance Wave 2 Start


Olympic Distance Wave 1 Start


Olympic Distance Wave 2 Start


Sprint Distance Wave 1 Start


Sprint Distance Wave 2 Start


Sprint Distance Wave 3 Start


Swim Cut-Off


Pioneer 10K Start


Kid’s Awards & Raffle


Pioneer 5K Start


Sprint Awards & Raffle


Olympic Awards & Raffle


5K & 10K Awards & Raffle


Half Awards & Raffle


Course Closed

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Event Info

Aid Stations – Run course aid stations will be positioned near each mile marker for all three distances. Both courses will offer water, Gatorade and Hammer gels for all athletes.

Awards / Results - The top winner in each division will be awarded and results will be posted in the following groups. All finish times will be calculated using the appropriate gun time so please BE SURE YOU START IN THE CORRECT WAVE.

  • Overall Male / Female 1st, 2nd and 3rd
  • Age Group 1st Place
  • Weight Group 1st Place
  • Relay Team 1st Place
Parking - Event parking will be available in the lot just west of the transition area.  Registered athletes will receive a park pass in their packet, but spectators should be prepared to pay the normal park fee.

RaffleDon’t miss the awards ceremony & raffle! All athletes will be eligible to win!

Water TemperatureThe water temperature at Bear Lake State Park is expected to be in the mid 60’s. Wetsuits are suggested but not required.