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CACTUS MAN TRIATHLON
Presented by Moxie Multisport
May 1 @ 6:30 am
Wanted for displays of speed and athleticism, Cactus Man is coming back to Tempe! Bringing you the familiarity of Tempe Town Lake with both Sprint and Olympic distances for individual and relay competitors. See you at the fifth annual Cactus Man!
This year Cactus Man serves at The USAT Arizona State Championship. Top three men and women age groupers on Olympic and Sprint will be crowned AZ State Champions. Additionally, the top three high schoolers in the Sprint distance will also be recognized as AZ State Champions.
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Sprint – 750m swim, 12 mile bike, 3.1 mile run
Olympic – 1500m swim, 24 mile bike, 6.2 mile run
Sprint – 3.1 mile run, 12 mile bike, 3.1 mile run
Olympic – 3.1 mile run, 24 mile bike, 6.2 mile run
Sprint – 750m swim, 12 mile bike
Olympic – 1500m swim, 24 mile bike
Tempe Arts Park
700 W Rio Salado Pkwy
Tempe, AZ 85281
Ladies specific shirts
Age group awards
April 16 – April 27
At packet pick up
April 16 – April 27
At packet pick up
CLICK HERE for water temp. We will be following USA Triathlon’s guidelines for wetsuit use. Wetsuits use is allowed when water temperature is 78 or under. Age group athletes can use at wetsuit when water temperature is 78-84 but would not be eligible to awards
Safety is our number one priority. As such 4 Peaks Racing reserves the right to make any changes necessary to the event.
Aqua Bike athletes will start with the corresponding wave and complete the swim and bike only. Final time will be calculated at BIKE IN. Once you have finished please make your way to the finish line at your leisure to collect your medal, grab a drink and return your timing chip.
This event is timed using equipment by RFID Timing Systems. All participants need to wear a timing chip around their ankle with the Velcro strap provided. The chips are reusable and need to be returned after the event. These chips are the athlete’s responsibility and missing chips will be charged to the athletes.
All athletes must pick up their own race packets. You are unable to have others pick up on your behalf
THURSDAY, APRIL 28
Packet pickup at Moxie Multisport
2:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
2952 N. Hayden Rd
Scottsdale AZ 85251
SATURDAY, APRIL 30
12:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Expo and packet pickup at race location
12:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Optional bike check-in**
1:00 p.m. Athlete meeting
2:00 p.m. Transition clinic by Tri Scottsdale
3:00 p.m. Athlete meeting
**You may check your bike race morning. There will be security at transition beginning 12:00 p.m. Saturday until the last bike is checked out after the race.
SUNDAY, MAY 1
4:45 a.m. Transition opens
5:00 a.m. to 6:00 a.m. Packet pickup
6:20 a.m. National Anthem
6:25 a.m. Transition closes
6:25 a.m. 2Gether We Live athletes
6:30 a.m. Sprint & Olympic Duathlon
6:30 a.m. Wave 1 – Pro Men and Women, Olympic Men 39 & Under (White cap)
6:33 a.m. Wave 2 – Olympic Men 40 & Over (Blue cap)
6:36 a.m. Wave 3 – Olympic Women & Olympic Relay (Pink cap)
6:39 a.m. Wave 4 – Sprint Men 39 & Under (Grey cap)
6:42 a.m. Wave 5 – Sprint Men 40 & Over (Black cap)
6:45 a.m. Wave 6 – Sprint Women (Red cap)
7:45 a.m. Swim course cut off
8:30 a.m. No new bike course laps
8:45 a.m. Sprint Distance awards
9:30 a.m. Bike Course cut-off and transition opens
9:45 a.m. Olympic Distance awards
10:30 a.m. No new run course laps
**Make up of start waves may change
PACKET PICK UP
Photo ID required to pick up race packet
If you are a USA Triathlon member please have proof of membership
You have to pick up your race packet in person (no one can pick up yours and you cannot pick up for anyone else)
Each member of a relay team must check in but the whole does not have to pick up their packets together
This event is sanctioned by USA Triathlon (USAT), the governing body of multisport in North America. One of the many roles played by USAT is that of insurance provider for this race. As such USAT requires that every participant be either (1) an annual member and provide proof of membership at packet pick up, or (2) purchase a one day membership at packet pick up. Please visit www.usatriathlon.org for more information.
Paid parking will be available adjacent to Tempe Center for the Arts at The Idea Parking Garage located at:
850 W Rio Salado Pkwy
Tempe AZ 85281
On race morning access to the Idea Parking Garage before 530am will be unrestricted. From 530am to 630am bike course road closures will begin to take effect. Access to the Idea Parking Garage will be from University, northbound on Hardy. After 630am there is no parking in the to the Idea Parking Garage. Please park downtown Tempe after 630am
CLICK HERE for parking in Downtown Tempe.
Top 3 male and female Pro in the Olympic distance
Overall awards will be given to the top three male and female finishers in the Sprint and Olympic distance.
Age group awards will be awarded to the top three male and female finishers in the Sprint and Olympic distance per the following age groups:
Awards will also be given to the top three finishers in the following categories:
Clydesdales (Men 220 +lbs)
Athenas (Women 165+ lbs)