Pumpkinman Triathlon Sprint, Olympic, Half October 25, 2014 Swim Start at Boulder Beach, Lake Mead National Park Finish Line at Wilbur Square, Boulder City, NV Boulder City is located minutes to the Las Vegas Strip! Register Now
This point to point race begins at Boulder Beach, Lake Mead and ends at Wilbur Square in Boulder City, just 25 miles from the Las Vegas Strip. Boasting a Sprint, Olympic and Half, Pumpkinman it’s course is known to be scenic and challenging, with a gorgeous Lake Mead view after reaching the hilltop. It is the perfect race for the whole family to enjoy! Don’t forget your Halloween costumes for the finish line photos!
Sprint Tri Courses
750m Swim / 12.4mi Bike / 5k Run
Olympic Tri Courses
1500m Swim / 24.8mi Bike / 10k Run
Half Tri Courses
1.2mi Swim / 56mi Bike / 13.1mi Run
Official Race Photographer
|LV Action Images is the official race photographer for the Pumpkinman Triathlon. You’ll be able to check out your race photos online after the event! Or watch for a link to your photos in the post race email.|
The Hacienda Hotel, with views of Lake Mead is a gateway destination to historic Hoover Dam, Lake Mead, Grand Canyon and a short drive to the Las Vegas Strip! The adjacent community is rich in culture and natural history with an abundance of outdoor recreational activities. Located less than 2 miles from the start-line, the Hacienda Hotel is the closest hotel to the race venue!
BBSC athletes recieve 40% off Sprint and Olympic (Pumpkinman specific) Training Plans!
Use code: BBSC50
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Directions: Take 95/93 South into Boulder City. Turn Left at Lake Shore Drive (entrance to Lake Mead National Rec Area). Take the 3rd turn off from the Boulder City toll booth, Boulder Beach Special Events Beach Transition Area 1 – Boulder Beach, Lake Mead Where is Transition Area 2 (Bike to Run & Finish Line)? On Colorado St between Wilbur Square and Bicentennial Park – 999 Colorado St, Boulder City
Directions: Turn Left onto Lake Shore Rd and exit Lake Mead National Rec Area. Turn right onto US-93. Turn right onto Colorado St. Nevada Way will be closed for the bike course. Google Map directions for spectators
Transition Area 2 – Wilbur Square, Boulder City Click on the maps for a closer look or printable PDFs.
Thursday, October 23rd
Time: 4:00PM – 7:00PM
Location: McGhie’s Suite 100, 19 S Stephanie St, Henderson, NV
Friday, October 24th – Updated as of 9/17/14
We prefer a climate controlled packet pick up environment to better serve you. We have moved our Friday’s packet pick up location to McGhie’s in Henderson from being outdoor at Wilbur Square. There will still be a mandatory run gear drop at T2 at Wilbur Square, but it is your choice whether you drop off on Friday night or Saturday morning. Please plan accordingly.
Time: 3:00PM – 8:00PM
We will be allowing all athletes to drop off their run gear at the Wilbur Square, Transition Area 2 between 2:30PM – 8:30PM on Friday. Transition Area 2 will only be open for 2 hours on Saturday morning from 5:00am – 7:00am.
Location: McGhie’s Suite 100, 19 S Stephanie St, Henderson, NV
Race Day Directions: Google Map from Wilbur Square (T2/finish line) to Boulder Beach(swim start/T1).
Saturday, October 25th
Wilbur Square ( Transition Area 2 )
Time: 5:00AM – 7:00AM
All athletes who choose to check-in on race morning will be charged an extra $10 fee. Transition Area 2 will only be open for 2 hour on Saturday morning prior to race start. Please plan extra time for travel to the swim start at Boulder Beach. See Race Day directions to Boulder Beach
Location: Wilbur Square – 999 Colorado St Boulder City, NV
Packet Pick Up Rules & Policies
- You must drop your run gear at T2 on Friday or Saturday morning during the allotted times. There will be overnight security.
- 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.
|Thursday, October 23rd|
|Athlete Check In & Packet Pick Up||McGhie’s Henderson||4:00p-7:00p|
|Friday, October 24th|
|T2 Gear Drop||Wilbur Square, Boulder City
|Athlete Check In & Packet Pick Up||McGhie’s Henderson
|Bike Mechanical Support||McGhie’s Henderson
|Saturday, October 25th|
|Transition 2 Opens||Wilbur Square, Boulder City||5:00a – 4:00p|
|Race Day Check In & Packet Pick Up at Wilbur Square||Wilbur Square, Boulder City||5:00a – 7:00a|
|Transition 2 Opens for 2 hours before Race Start||Wilbur Square, Boulder City||5:00a – 7:00a|
|Transition 1 Opens||Boulder Beach, Lake Mead||5:30a – 9:00a|
|Body Marking Available||North & South Entrance of Transition 1||5:30a – 8:00a|
|Bike Mechanic Support||Top of Transition||5:30a – 7:00a|
|First Adult Wave Start - Wave Start Schedule Below||Boulder Beach, Lake Mead||7:00a|
|Posted Results||Timing Trailer||8:30a – 4:00p|
|Post-Race Meal Served||Post Race Tent||9:00a|
|Swim Cut-Off||Boulder Beach, Lake Mead||9:00a|
|Shuttle Service Begins (Athletes Only)||South Side of Wilbur Square||10:00a|
|Bike Cut-Off||Bike In/Out||1:00p|
|Course Closed||Finish Line||4:00p|
|Shuttle Service Ends||South Side of Wilbur Square||4:00p|
|Swim Start Schedule|
|Wave Divisions||Swim Cap Color||Start Time|
|Half Male Age Group + Clydesdale||Royal Blue||7:00a|
|Half Female Age Group + Athena + Relays||Light Purple||7:05a|
|Sprint Male 39 & U||Green||7:15a|
|Sprint Male 40 & O + Clydesdale||Silver
|Sprint Female 39 & U||Neon Pink||7:25a|
|Sprint Female 40 & O + Athena + Relays||Dark Purple||7:30a|
|Sprint Beginners (Male & Female)||Yellow
|Olympic Male 39 & U||Neon Orange||7:45a|
|Olympic Male 40 & O + Clydesdale||Red||7:50a|
|Olympic Collegiate Conference (Male & Female)||Green||7:55a|
|Olympic Female 39 & U||Sky Blue||8:00a|
|Olympic Female 40 & O + Athena + Relays||Yellow||8:05a|
Awards / Results - The top 3 winners will be awarded and results will be posted in the groups below. All finish times will be calculated using the appropriate gun time so please BE SURE YOU START IN THE CORRECT WAVE.
- Overall Male / Female
- All Age Groups; 19&U, 20-24, 25-29… 85-89
- Weight Groups; Athena 39&U, 40&O / Clydesdale 39&U, 40&O
- Relay Teams (co-ed placing)
Parking – Event parking will take place near Transition Area 1 at Lake Mead on race morning and spectators are encouraged to drive up to Transition Area 2 in Boulder City after the conclusion of the swim. Shuttles will only be provided to transport ATHLETES back down from T2 to T1 at the conclusion of the race. Attention Athletes: If you decide to ride your bike back to T1 YOU MUST FOLLOW THE RIVER MOUNTAIN TRAIL BACK TO LAKE MEAD as entering the park any other way would require another park entry fee.
Raffle – Don’t miss the awards ceremony & raffle! All athletes will be eligible to win!
Shuttles – Shuttles will run between 10:00am and 4:30p for ATHLETES ONLY.
Split Transition – Run gear should be dropped off at Transition Area 2 at Wilbur Square, Boulder City on Friday between 2:30pm – 8:30pm or Saturday, between 5:00am-7:00am.
- Transition area 2 in Boulder City will be open on Friday during packet pick-up. All athletes MUST drop their run gear during the allotted times provided on Friday or Saturday. Overnight security will be provided.
- All athletes should arrive at Transition Area 1 at Lake Mead on race morning with their swim and bike gear only.
- Each athlete will be responsible for packing their own swim gear and attaching the bag-check tag provided on your run bib before taking off on their bike. Loose gear that has not been secured inside a bag will be available at Lost & Found later in the day.
- Do not GIVE OR HAND OFF your swim gear to a spectator to PACK AND/OR TAKE FOR YOU to the finish area as this would be considered outside assistance and could result in a USAT time penalty.
Gear Bags – BBSC transition bags will be sold at packet pick-up on Thursday and Friday. If you do not plan to purchase a transition bag from BBSC, please plan on using your own bag. Remember, you only have 2.5″ allotted to you in each transition area. Please be courteous of the size of bag you bring. Unnecessarily large bags wider than 2.5″ will be penalized.