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CACTUS MAN TRIATHLON

Sunday, April 28, 2024 • 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 International distances for individual and relay competitors. See you at the sixth annual Cactus Man!
Please note new swim and bike course

Sponsors

VOLUNTEERS
We couldn’t put on this event without significant volunteer support. For volunteer opportunities please contact [email protected]

DISTANCES
TRIATHLON
Sprint – 850m swim, 10 mile bike, 3.1 mile run
International – 1500m swim, 20 mile bike, 6.2 mile run

DUATHLON
Sprint – 3.1 mile run, 10 mile bike, 3.1 mile run
International – 3.1 mile run, 20 mile bike, 6.2 mile run

AQUABIKE
Sprint – 850m swim, 10 mile bike
International – 1500m swim, 20 mile bike

LOCATION
Tempe Arts Park
700 W Rio Salado Pkwy
Tempe, AZ 85281

RACER AMENITIES
Commemorative event shirt
Finisher medal
Age group awards
Post-race refreshments

COST
SPRINT
To January 31
$105 Individual

February 1-29
$115 Individual

March 1-31
$125 Individual

April 1 – 15
$135 Individual

April 16 – April 26
$145 Individual

INTERNATIONAL
To January 31
$145 Individual

February 1-29
$155 Individual

March 1-31
$165 Individual
$215 Relay

April 1 – 15
$175 Individual

April 16 – April 26
$185 Individual

RELAY
To January 31
$195 per team

February 1-29
$205 per team

March 1-31
$215 per team

April 1 – 15
$225 per team

SITE MAP

SWIM

 

 

 

 

 

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

BIKE
Sprint = 2 laps
International = 4 laps

 

 

 

 

 

RUN
Sprint = 1 lap
International = 2 laps

AQUA BIKE
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.

RACE TIMING
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.

SCHEDULE
All athletes must pick up their own race packets. You are unable to have others pick up on your behalf

THURSDAY, APRIL 25
Packet pickup at Moxie Multisport
2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Moxie Multisport
2952 N. Hayden Rd
Scottsdale AZ 85251

SATURDAY, APRIL 27
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
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, APRIL 28
4:45 a.m. Transition opens and body marking
5:00 a.m. to 6:00 a.m. Packet pickup
6:25 a.m. Transition closes
6:30 a.m. Sprint & International Duathlon
6:30 a.m. Sprint triathlon and aquabike athletes begin (rolling start)
7:00 a.m. International triathlon and aquabike athletes begin (rolling start)
8:00 a.m. Swim course cut off
9:00 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
10:00 a.m. International Distance awards
10:00 a.m. No new run course laps

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

USA TRIATHLON
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.

PARKING
PARKING
Paid parking will be available adjacent to Tempe Center for the Arts at the parking garage located at:
850 W Rio Salado Pkwy
Tempe AZ 85281

1 hour or less – $3.00
2 hours or less – $6.00
3 hours or less – $9.00
4 hours or less – $12.00
5 hours or less – $15.00
Lost ticket – $15.00
The parking lot does not accept cash, it’s an automated facility and credit/debit cards are accepted at the exit lanes.

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.

AWARDS
Top 3 male and female Pro in the International distance
Overall awards will be given to the top three male and female age group finishers in the Sprint and International distance.
Age group awards will be awarded to the top three male and female finishers in the Sprint and International distance per the following age groups:
10-14
15-19
20-24
25-29
30-34
35-39
40-44
45-49
50-54
55-59
60-64
65-69
70-74
75-79
80+
Awards will also be given to the top three finishers in the following categories:
Paratriathlete
Aqua Bike
Duathlon
Clydesdales (Men 220 +lbs)
Athenas (Women 165+ lbs)
Relay coed
Relay male
Relay female

Details

Date:
Sunday, April 28, 2024
Time:
6:30 am
Event Categories:
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Venue

Tempe Arts Park
700 W Rio Salado Pkwy
Tempe, AZ 85281 United States
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