Branson Mountain Man Off-Road Triathlon

The Mountain Man At a Glance

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. 

Sept 21, 2019

Table Rock State Park
5272 MO-165
Branson, MO 65616​ 

The Mountain Man

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A Race for Athletes of All Abilities

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.

  • 500 meter lake swim
  • 8 mile mountain bike
  • 3.5 mile trail run.  


The Burly Course is essentially double the Sprint Course:

  • 1,000 meter lake swim
  • 15 mile mountain bike
  • 6 mile trail run


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!

 

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Thank you to our Sponsors!!

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Tropical Smoothie Cafe Branson

Thank you Tropical Smoothie Cafe Branson for being the 2019 Shirt Sponsor and for the delicious post-race smoothies!

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Need a quick tune up?

Downhill will be onsite race morning to help you out!

(417) 335-4455

116 Flynn Rd

Branson, MO 65616

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Summit Natural Gas

Thank you Summit Natural Gas for being the 2019 Start & Finish Line Sponsor!

Thank you Moore Exteriors

Moore Exteriors

Thank you Moore Exteriors for sponsoring the 2019 Branson Mountain Man!

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Crossfit Branson

Helping you get healthy and active, getting ready for race day!

Race Day / Weekend Information

ATHLETE LIST

​See what's what in the 2019 BMMORT Athlete Guide


WEATHER
Check out Branson, MO weather forecast here

​What happens during bad weather?   

  • If there is lightning, the swim portion may be canceled, in which case we will still bike and run.
  • If there is lightning, the start of the race may be delayed until the weather clears up.
  • There is not a postpone date for the race.


ATHLETE LIST

​See who all is racing HERE (we're working on this link).


WETSUITS:  

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.  


USA TRIATHLON  

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.


​Packet Pick-up

  • Friday, September 20 from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm at Table Rock State Park, at the pavilion near the park office.  We recommend picking up packets at this time.  If you cannot make it Friday evening, packet pickup will also be held Saturday, September 21 from 6:00 am - 7:00 am.
  • USA Triathlon membership cards and ID are required for packet pick up. All participants must be checked in by 7:00 am
  • The first wave will begin promptly at 8:00 am. 


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. 

Pirate Perry's official Hydration & Nutrition Partner Tailwind Nutrition
Pirate Perry's official Hydration & Nutrition Partner Tailwind Nutrition

Course / Maps

Sprint Course 

The courses take the athletes into Table Rock Lake and then through the White River Valley Trail system. 

  • Swim:  500m 
  • Mtn. Bike:  8 miles (the perimeter of the White River Valley Trail system)
  • Trail Run: 3.5 miles (red trail)

Distances were created to be achievable for all athletes, some may finish faster than others.


Burly Course

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!

  • Swim:  1000m
  • Mtn. Bike:  15 miles (the perimeter of the White River Valley Trail system with some double loops)
  • Trail Run:  6 miles (red trail twice)

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

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See What All the Hype Is About!

Thank you Mega Events for this awesome video!

Athlete Guide

Schedule, policy, maps and more!

2019 Branson Mtn. Man Athlete Info (pdf)

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