Tri the Rock

It's waiting for you... all you have to do is try! 

Come for a day of fun, food prizes and sports. This annual youth triathlon is for young athletes ages 5 to 14. 

From kids who have never even heard of a triathlon to seasoned competitive triathletes, Tri the Rock encourages kids to get out and give it a TRI. 

2018’s Tri the Rock race

Sunday, May 20

Register here

View 2017 race results.

View Race Day Pictures!
Tri the Rock youth

Race information


  • Sunday, May 20, 2018
  • 6:30 a.m. - bike racks open
  • 8 a.m. - race begins


Butterfield Crossing Park and Pool
3952 W. Butterfield Crossing Drive
Castle Rock, CO 80109

Registration and volunteer opportunities

Register here. Check back soon! Looking to help out? Volunteer shift sign-up will be available starting Feb. 1!

FREE First Timer Clinic

New to the sport of triathlon and wondering how it all works? Check out our free first timer clinic hosted by the Rock Tri Club. If you missed our clinic click here for our informational handout given at the clinic. 

Pre-race packet pick-up 

  • Saturday, May 19, noon-2 p.m.
  • Castle Rock Recreation Center
    2301 Woodlands Boulevard
    Castle Rock, CO 80104
  • Can’t make it to pre-race packet pick-up? No problem. Simply visit the packet pick-up table on race day. Be sure to arrive early to allow plenty of time for your packet pick-up on race day. 
Race distances

Age Divisions

Tri the Rock now competes based on the athlete's age as of RACE DAY. Be sure to register accordingly.

5-6 years

  • 25-meter swim (one pool length)
  • 1-kilometer bike ride (one lap around Butterfield Park) - course map
  • 500-meter run - course map
  • Please note: check-in for this age group does not begin until 10:30 a.m.

7-8 years and 9-10 years 

  • 50-meter swim (two pool lengths, down and back)
  • 4-kilometer bike ride - course map
  • 1-kilometer run - course map

11-12 years and 13-14 years 

  • 100-meter swim (four pool lengths, down and back twice)
  • 8-kilometer bike ride - course map
  • 2-kilometer run - course map

Tri the Rock Give Back Program

Tri the Rock encourages kids to get active and try something new. To that end, a portion of every registration is donated back to each participants school or tri-club. Be sure to indicate your school or club during registration. And remember, the school with the most participants will get the honor of displaying the Tri the Rock trophy for the next year! 

Tri the Rock Trophy winner

Aspen View Academy narrowly claimed the victory for the first time, with Soaring Hawk and Clear Sky Elementary schools running close behind. Through the Give-Back Program, the 39 participants from Aspen View Academy helped earn money for their physical education program. Can your school claim the 2018 trophy?

Looking for previous race results?

All race results are now available. Congratulations to our  2017 winners!