February Frostathlon - February 16, 2019

New February Frostathlon - February 16, 2019


A triathlon for people who like to suffer in the cold!

 Winter - the coldest season of the year when people shouldn’t be outside not even for a triathlon!  But that’s exactly what we are doing.  Yes, it’s the first Frostathlon in the Black Hills!

What is a Frostathlon?

The Sturgis Frostathlon is a physical competition involving three disciplines: running, cycling and swimming.  It’s like a triathlon only in the Winter and with warmer clothes.  These three events are completed in succession without breaks. Remember that, without breaks (and in winter)! The run will take place on the Sturgis Bike path, the cycling portion will take place mostly on the Centennial and 7th Calvary trails and the swimming leg will be done in the Sturgis community pool.

Long Course & Relay

Short Course (12 – 14 year old)



5K run

1.5 mi. trail run

10.5 mi. mtn bike

5K mi. mtn bike

500-yard swim

100-yard swim




Registration Includes:

  • T-Shirt
  • Post-race food
  • Support for summer programs for kids! (Yes, your money is going to help the kids of Sturgis, during the summer when it’s warm)

All entries are non-refundable and non-transferable. (Consider it a donation if you can’t make it.)  REGISTRATION CLOSES FRIDAY FEBRUARY 15TH AT NOON.

Field limit: 100 participants. Entries are accepted on a first-come first-served basis.

Race fee: Individuals: $20 thru January 31.  $35.00 Starting February 1st through race day. Relay: $40.00 per relay team through January 31 and $55.00 February 1st through race day.  Youth: $10.00 and $20.00 per team

Relay Teams:  Each member of a relay team will need to sign the waiver. Parents will need to sign waiver for anyone under 18 years of age. The first team member to sign up will create the team name, become the team captain and pay for the team’s entry fee.

Awards: Awards will be given to the top three men and top three women overall, the top three men and top three women in each age category, and the top relay.

Age Categories: 12-14 (Short Course only), 15-17 18-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-62, Master 63+. Youth relay age group will be 12-17.

Bike Categories: Fat Bike, Mountain Bike, Cross Bikes

Fat Bikes are the bike of choice depending on the snow level at the time of the event.  Mountain bikes and cross bikes can be used however the trials might not be packed.


Race Packet Pick-up: Packet pickup is on Friday from 4:00-6:30PM at Sturgis Community Center.  On race morning, any remaining packets can be picked up between 7:30AM to 8:30AM. You will not be able to pick up your race packet after 8:30AM race morning.

Refunds/Transfers:  No refunds or transfers. Please consider your fee a donation if you can’t make it the day of the event.  You know it’s for the kids! 

For more information please contact Rally & Events at 605-720-0800.

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