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Cuyuna Off-Road Triathlon

July 9 @ 7:00 am - 1:00 pm

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Our 2nd Annual Cuyuna Off-Road Triathlon is scheduled for Sunday, June 9, 2019 at the world-renowned Cuyuna Country State Recreation Area, in northern Minnesota. This off-road triathlon challenges participants to a 3-mile paddle, 8.5-mile mountain bike ride, and 2.5-mile trail run. 


The bike ride will take place on beginnerand intermediate mountain bike trails. All participants are required to wear a helmet. Given the rough terrain in Cuyuna, we recommend that participants use mountain bikes (not cross/hybrid bikes). Pedal assist or e-bikes are not permitted.

Allowed vessels include canoes, solo canoes, kayaks, tandem kayaks, or stand up paddle boards. Canoes, kayaks, stand up paddle boards, paddles, and personal floatation devices (required) will not be provided to participants. They must either bring their own equipment or rent it.

All of the distances are approximate. We will post maps and more specific course information a few weeks prior to the event.  

We are once again partnering with Pickle Events to manage our online registrations, timing, and some of the event logistics. 


Sunday, June 9th:

  • Race day registration/check in starts at 7:00 AM 

  • Triathlon starts at 8:00 AM 

  • Awards announced at approximately 11:45 AM 

Saturday, June 8th:

  • Pre-race packet pick up from 4:00-7:00 PM at:

  • Hallett Center of Crosby (470 8th Street Crosby, MN 56441).

  • Packet pick up will coincide with a catered buffet from the famous Maucieri’s Itailian Bistro. 

  • FREE free Kids Triathlon (ages 4+) at the Hallett Center – bike, run, and swim a mini course!


100% of the event proceeds benefit youth sports, activities, and education in the Cuyuna area (through the Cuyuna Range Elementary School Parent-Teacher Organization) so your contributions directly impact the health and wellbeing of our kids and community! 


Cuyuna Country State Recreation Area is managed by the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. They reserve the right to postpone or cancel the race in the event of inclement weather or poor trail conditions. If this happens, no refunds will be given.

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July 9
7:00 am - 1:00 pm


Cuyuna Country State Recreation Area
307 3rd Street
Ironton,MN56455United States
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