The Branson Mountain Man Off-Road Triathlon is of course open to everyone, not just burly mountain men! This off-road triathlon starts and finishes at Table Rock State Park on the south side of the dam on Lake Taneycomo in awesome Branson, Missouri. This is a rugged course that utilizes the White River Valley trail system.
Table Rock State Park
Branson, MO 65616
2023 Registration will open in Spring 2023
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Ruth Robertson Photography took some amazing photos on race day! Swim, transition, finish area.
Agee Timing's phot finish pics. Click the above pic for access at RunSignup
Athletes will complete one of two courses, the Sprint Course or the Burly Course.
The Sprint Course is designed to be a great race for athletes of all abilities.
The Burly Course is essentially double the Sprint Course:
Stay in Branson for race weekend, either at one of the many hotel / lodging establishments or be one with your inner mountain man and camp with us at Table Rock State Park.
Please join us for all of the festivities!
New to Triathlon, check out mytimetotri.com for some training tips!
Check out all there is to know in the ATHLETE GUIDE
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Athletes don't need a wetsuit to participate, it's an option if water temperatures are below 78 degrees. If below 78, you are permitted to wear one and still be USAT "legal."
Race day water temperature should be hovering around 78. Check back for more up-to-date information regarding the temperatures at Table Rock Lake.
In addition to registration, athletes will need to purchase a USAT Membership for either $15 for a one-day membership or $50 for an annual membership. This process is handled through the online registration platform. Athletes will have the option to verify their current USAT membership, renew a membership, or purchase a new membership.
RACE DAY SCHEDULE
The race starts at 8:00 am. We recommend athletes arrive at the race site at 6:15 am.
The race-start location is at Table Rock State Park; there will be plenty of signs to follow. The finish will take place at the Red Loop Trail Head on the White River Valley Trail system, approximately .25 miles away. Parking for the event will be the parking lots at just inside the park by the boat launch area. There will be plenty of signs and you may be directed where to park when you arrive.
All participants should have their bikes and shoes set up in the transition area before 7:40 am.
We hope that each of you has a wonderful racing experience. We are thrilled that you have chosen the sport of triathlon and hope that you continue to participate for many years to come.
Helping you get healthy and active, getting ready for race day!
The courses take the athletes into Table Rock Lake and then through the White River Valley Trail system. Learn all about the White River Valley Trail System HERE includes elevation and trail details.
Distances were created to be achievable for all athletes, some may finish faster than others.
The Burly course is two loops of the Sprint course swim, a modified and longer mountain bike, and two loops of the Sprint run. While this may look confusing, we'll have plenty of help on course to ensure no one gets lost!
Burly Swim Instructions:
1. Two laps of swim course
Burly Bike Instructions:
1. Leave transition and get on service road
2. Complete Blue Loop, starting at WC2
3. Do outer portion of Blue Loop to X then go towards Orange Loop
4. Complete orange loop
5. Do outer portion of Orange Loop to Y then go towards Green Loop
6. Do Green Loop
7. Do outer portion of Green Loop to Z then back to Transition
Burly Run Instructions:
1. Leave transition and get on Red Loop
2. Do a second lap on Red Loop
Thank you Mega Events for this awesome video and recap of the 2018 Mountain Man!
Refunds / Deferrals: BMMT holds a no refund policy. It is our policy that those who need to cancel their current registration can receive a half-off coupon code good for the following year's event. Athletes must submit requests for deferral no less than seven (7) days prior to the current event from the email address associated with the registration (this is to protect both the athlete and the event). Please note that we cannot refund or defer costs associated with USAT memberships.
BMMT will continue to hold a no refund policy in the COVID-19 era. In the unlikely event the 2022 BMMT has to cancel due to COVID-19, we will offer all those who are registered 90% off of their 2023 registration. That said, your race director is a pretty stubborn individual, who will move forward no matter what. There will be modifications regarding packet pickup and an extended transition area to facilitate distancing measures, and maybe other modifications if need be.