The Gold Nugget Triathlon has two separate transitions:

  • Transition 1 (also known as T1) is located in the Bartlett High School parking lot. This is the transition from the Swim to the Bike.
  • Transition 2 (also known as T2) is located off of Arctic Valley Road about a quarter of a mile past the Moose Run Golf Course. Located on the south side of the road, this is the transition from the Bike to the Run.

Get all the information you need about the transitions here.


Cut Off Times

Are there cut off times for each of the Tri events? Yes, there are cut off times: Swim - 40 minutes Bike - 2:30 hours Run - 1:30 hours Please note, results history show, that no racer has surpassed any of the above times to date. [...]

Racer Bib and Numbers

  • Gear, Race Rules, Swim, Bike, Run, Transitions
RACER BIB & NUMBERS Where do we put all these numbers? TATTOOS - Place the Sports Tattoo (body tattoos) on your upper right arm and your lower left leg. BIKE NUMBER - The bike frame bib number goes on the seat stem, rear stay or tu [...]

Transition Area 2

  • Bike, Run, Logistics, Transitions
Transition Area 2 (T2) This is your transition from the bike to the run. Yippee! T2 is getting closer to the finish! T2 is located off of Arctic Valley Road about a quarter of a mile east of Moose Run Golf Course. After passing the drivi [...]

Transition Area 1

  • Race Rules, Swim, Bike, Logistics, Transitions
TRANSITION AREA 1 (T1 - Bartlett High School) This is the swim-to-bike transition area. It is called T1! Also known to some as the Bike Corral. When you leave the pool building, you will run toward your bike in transition area - T1. T [...]

Timing Mats are tricky

  • Swim, Transitions
TIMING MATS What if I need to use the restroom before I swim? May I use the toilets in the locker room? Yes, (read this carefully now) BUT YOU MUST ENTER (AND EXIT) THE LOCKER ROOM FROM THE LOBBY/HALLWAY AND NOT FROM THE POOL DECK. W [...]

Bike Stands

  • Gear, Race Rules, Bike, Day of Race, Logistics, Transitions
BIKE STANDS - everyone must have a bike stand (and please make sure they are sturdy!) Make sure you have a well-built, solid bike stand to keep your bike upright in the transition area. Please test your bike in your bike stand prior to [...]

Gear Drop

  • Gear, Day of Race, Logistics, Transitions
GEAR DROP Date and details to be updated when 2020 GNT race plan is confirmed. Visit the COVID-19 Race Updates (/news/covid-19-race-updates) page for more information There are TWO (2) Gear Drops: 1) T2 - For those wanti [...]