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? Place the TriTats (body tattoos) on your upper right arm and your lower left leg. The bike frame bib number goes on the seat stem, rear stay or tube top. *There is a picture of [...]

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 Stand

  • Gear, Race Rules, Bike, Day of Race, Logistics, Transitions
BIKE STANDS - everyone must have a bike stand And please make sure they're sturdy! If you build your own bike stand (versus buying one of the ones for sale), note that all racer slots are 26" wide and 8' long. Please make sure your bike sta [...]

Gear Drop

  • Gear, Day of Race, Logistics, Transitions
GEAR DROP There are TWO (2) Gear Drops: T2 - For those wanting gear waiting for them at T2 - You will place your gear (running shoes, if you have clip-in bike shoes, or a packet of Gu (for one more burst of energy on the run) that you wan [...]