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(Amateur) MLT Non-Draft Sprint Triathlon Presented By Vail-Summit Orthopaedics & Neurosurgery

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SWIM: The MLT Non-Draft Sprint Triathlon presented by Vail-Summit Orthopaedics & Neurosurgery will feature a 1-loop 500 meter swim in the beautiful Nottingham Lake. The swim will feature an in-water start and a counter clockwise loop. Buoys will mark your path and plenty of lifeguards in kayaks and safety boats will be there to make sure your swim is safe!

BIKE: The MLT Non-Draft Sprint Triathlon presented by Vail-Summit Orthopaedics & Neurosurgery will feature a 2-loop bike course totaling 10 miles in total. This looped course will allow for a greater spectator experience and a fun participant experience. You will pass the large crowd of spectators 2 times giving you the support you need to keep pushing. The bike course will be closed to traffic, heavily marked to ensure athletes know where to go and will be marshaled to ensure legal non-draft distance is being maintained. USAT rules will be enforced. This flat bike course will be sure to yield fast times and will provide for an enjoyable experience whether it’s your first or hundredth triathlon.

RUN: The MLT Non-Draft Sprint Triathlon presented by Vail-Summit Orthopaedics & Neurosurgery will feature a 2 loop 5km run that will never leave the park. Thats right! We created this course with your loved ones in mind. You will pass the major crowds and the 970 AvonFest DJ two times on this run course and you will feel the energy. There will be aid stations on course to make sure to keep you hydrated and fueled up.

FINISH: The MLT Non-Draft Sprint Triathlon presented by Vail-Summit Orthopaedics & Neurosurgery will feature a finish under the World Famous Major League Triathlon finish arch. All 970 AvonFest events will finish at the same finish line as Major League Triathlon’s Olympians, World Champions and top professional athletes. It’s never too early to enjoy a complimentary beer (21+ only) and some great post race food. Make sure you stick around for our other events. Invite your friends and family to spectate the race and experience Party in The Park Festival @970 AvonFest.

(Amateur + Elite) MLT Draft Legal Super Sprint Triathlon @ 970 AvonFest

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The MLT Super Sprint Sprint Draft Legal Triathlon will consist of two possible events: 1 Super Sprint Draft Legal Qualification and 1 Super Sprint Championship Race. Race the Draft Legal Qualifier to get your slot in the Championship race against MLT Professionals. Lay down your fastest time and see where you stack up against some of the World’s greatest Professional triathletes. This event is open to athletes of all experience levels and will serve as a great opportunity to test out your draft legal skills and/or show USA Triathlon what you can do. Top 2 athletes within 5% of the winning time will qualify into the finals and gain your elite license (if you don’t already hold it). $5,000 purse will be on the line for those who qualify into the final.

SWIM: The MLT Super Sprint Sprint Draft Legal Triathlon course will feature a 1-loop 250 meter swim in the beautiful Nottingham Lake. The swim will feature an in-water start and a counter clockwise loop. Buoys will mark your path and plenty of lifeguards in kayaks and safety boats will be there to make sure your swim is safe!

BIKE: The MLT Super Sprint Draft Legal Triathlon course will feature a 4-loop bike course totaling 4 miles in total. This looped course will allow for a greater spectator experience and a fun participant experience. You will pass the large crowd of spectators 4 times giving you the support you need to keep pushing. The bike course will be closed to traffic and heavily marked to ensure athletes know where to go. USAT draft legal rules will be enforced. This flat bike course is very technical and will serve as the same course for the MLT Pro Mixed Team Relay event.

RUN: The MLT Super Sprint Draft Legal Triathlon course will feature a 3 loop 1.5km run that will never leave the park. Thats right! We created this course with spectators in mind. You will pass the major crowds and the 970 AvonFest DJ three times on this run course and you will feel the energy.

FINISH: The MLT Super Sprint Draft Legal Triathlon course will feature a finish under the World Famous Major League Triathlon finish arch. All 970 AvonFest events will finish at the same finish line as Major League Triathlon’s Olympians, World Champions and top professional athletes. It’s never too early to enjoy a complimentary beer (21+ only) and some great post race food. After the race, stick around for the 970 AvonFest concert and reflect on your awesomeness.

Free Event: Major League Triathlon Professional Race

Major League Triathlon is the first and only professional triathlon league in the United States. The best male and female athletes in the world compete against each other in a unique swim-bike-run team event. Held in major cities across the US, MLT pros compete in pop-up “stadiums”, allowing for a viewer experience unlike anything before seen in sport. Major League Triathlon is more than just a race; it’s a show.

MLT will be returning to Avon, Colorado for the 3rd season in a row. MLT teams feature 2 Pro men and 2 Pro women racing the Super Sprint Mixed Team Relay Format at every event stop. Each athlete will complete a 300 meter swim, 4 mile looped bike course, and 1 mile run before tagging off to their teammate.  First team to have all four athletes across the line wins. The Colorado Peaks will look to bring home the win on home soil. This free event will feature some of the World’s top professional athletes from the USA, Canada, Australia, Mexico and more. Come on out and watch Olympians, Commonwealth Games athletes and 2020 Olympic hopefuls race this exciting and spectator friendly format of racing.