Rexburg Rush Triathlon 2022

THE RESULTS ARE IN!

September 17, 2022

Olympic Distance Triathlon, Race, and Sprint Triathlon

The REXBURG RUSH will be held on Saturday, September 17 th , 2022, at Wakeside Lake in Rexburg. This triathlon will include BOTH Sprint & Olympic distances.

It’s the inaugural return of the Rexburg RUSH Triathlon…happening on Saturday, September 17th, 2022. The race will be held at Wakeside Lake, just South of the South Rexburg Exit. In this race, we will welcome BYU-Idaho students back for Fall Semester with an exciting race! There will most likely be a few hills involved on the bike and run portions of the race. Once again, there will be both a SPRINT & OLYMPIC distance for the race. This race will be a great ending of the triathlon season for 2022! At this event, we will also be giving out awards for those triathletes who have completed a TRIFECTA of at least 3 TRI Peaks Epic Event courses in 2022

ALL DETAILS, MAP, AND SCHEDULING ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE

Event Schedule

FRIDAY AFTERNOON / EVENING

3:00–6:00 Packet Pickup @ Wakeside Lake (2245 Frontage Street, Rexburg ID 83440)

SATURDAY MORNING

6:30-7:15 Late Packet Pickup @ Wakeside Lake (2245 Frontage Street, Rexburg ID 83440)
6:30-7:15 Staging of Bikes (Closes PROMPTLY @ 7:15 am)
7:15 All Volunteer Coordination Meeting
7:30–7:45 MANDATORY Race Participant Meeting
8:00 Olympic start
9:00 Sprint start
10:30 Award Ceremony

Course Description

SPRINT Course Description

SPRINT SWIM – 0.51 Miles

The SWIM portion of the REXBURG RUSH will take place at WAKESIDE LAKE in Rexburg. The SPRINT racers will complete ONE lap around the buoy’s in the lake. Start time for the SPRINT race will be 9:00 am.

SPRINT BIKE – 12.9 Miles

The BIKE section of the REXBURG RUSH will be a mostly flat course.  SPRINT racers will do just 1 LAP where the OLYMPIC racers will do 2. The bike section will begin at the Southeast corner of the lake onto the Frontage / McCulloch Road. Racers will continue South veering right onto McCulloch Road/3200 South until they turn LEFT onto Burton Loop Road/S. 4000 West, continuing until they turn RIGHT onto 2800 S/Bob Frew Road, continuing West until they turn RIGHT onto 6100 West, heading North until racers turn RIGHT onto West 3200 South/Burma Road for a short distance then veering North. Racers will continue on W. 3200 Road/Burma Road and again veering North (NOT Burton Oil Road / W. 200 S) and then East onto W. 1000 South and continuing all the way back to turn RIGHT onto South 2000 West/Frontage / McCulloch Road, returning to WAKESIDE LAKE transition area.

There will be volunteers and police at all major intersections—Use CAUTION on all corners and watch for gravel, cattle, and random farm sprinklers! Again, there will be a minor AID STATION that will have bottles of water only at West 3200 Road S and West 1000 South corner.  You will be coached on where to dismount your bike and get ready for your run.

SPRINT RUN – 3.21 Miles

The RUN portion of the REXBURG RUSH will have just 1 LAP where the OLYMPIC RACERS will do 2. Racers will exit the transition area heading South for a very short few feet and turning RIGHT onto W. 2600 South, and then turning RIGHT onto S. 3000 West/Kennedy Road until they turn RIGHT onto W. 2000 S/Burton Oil Road until they hit McCulloch Road/Frontage Road/S. 2000 W. and returning to WAKESIDE LAKE—remember, JUST 1 LAP!

 

We will have volunteers at all major road crossings to guide runners on the course. There will be an AID STATION on the corner of 3000 W/Kennedy Road and W. 2000 S/Burton Oil Road with water/Gatorade.  Run hard…there is a FINISHER MEDAL waiting for you after you pass the FINISH ARCH!

OLYMPIC Course Description

OLYMPIC SWIM–.90 Miles

The SWIM portion of the REXBURG RUSH will take place at WAKESIDE LAKE in Rexburg. The OLYMPIC racers will complete TWO LAPS around the buoy’s in the lake. Racers will exit the swim just North of the starting point. Start time for the OLYMPIC race will be 8:00 am.

OLYMPIC BIKE—25.8 Miles

The BIKE section of the REXBURG RUSH will be a mostly flat course.  OLYMPIC racers will do 2 LAPS where the SPRINT racers will do just 1. The bike section will begin at the Southeast corner of the lake onto the Frontage / McCulloch Road. Racers will continue South veering right onto McCulloch Road/3200 South until they turn LEFT onto Burton Loop Road/S. 4000 West, continuing until they turn RIGHT onto 2800 S/Bob Frew Road, continuing West until they turn RIGHT onto 6100 West, heading North until racers turn RIGHT onto West 3200 South/Burma Road for a short distance then veering North. Racers will continue on W. 3200 Road/Burma Road and again veering North (NOT Burton Oil Road / W. 200 S) and then East onto W. 1000 South and continuing all the way back to turn RIGHT onto South 2000 West/Frontage / McCulloch Road, returning to WAKESIDE LAKE transition area and then completing LAP 2 of the same course.

OLYMPIC RUN—6.15 Miles

The RUN portion of the REXBURG RUSH will have 2 LAPs where the SPRINT racers only do 1. Racers will exit the transition area heading South for a very short few feet and turning RIGHT onto W. 2600 South, and then turning RIGHT onto S. 3000 West/Kennedy Road until they turn RIGHT onto W. 2000 S/Burton Oil Road until they hit McCulloch Road/Frontage Road/S. 2000 W. until you hit the NORTH END of WAKESIDE LAKE, where you will run around the lake, returning to the transition area—remember, 2 LAPS! Be sure to follow the signs at the transition area to begin LAP 2.

 

We will have volunteers at all major road crossings to guide runners on the course. There will be an AID STATION on the corner of 3000 W/Kennedy Road and W. 2000 S/Burton Oil Road with water/Gatorade.  You will pass this aid station twice, so do not pass up getting hydrated! Run hard…there is a FINISHER MEDAL waiting for you after you pass the FINISH ARCH!

Event Categories

There will be the following 8 categories in the SPRINT division of the race. There will be trophies for the OVERALL WINNER, and metal awards for both 1st and 2nd place in each of the categories for each division, for both men & women. Any category changes for participants must be handled by 5 pm Friday in order to get the information to the timing company.

Here are the 8 categories

  • YOUTH < 19 YRS OLD
  • AGE 20-29
  • AGE 30-39
  • AGE 40-49
  • AGE 50-59
  • AGE 60+
  • Athena (Women)
  • Clydesdale (Men)

Awards

Stick around after the race as we will have an award presentation! Trophy’s will be awarded to the overall SPRINT winner and medals to the 1 st and 2 nd place finishers in each category for both male and female. There will also be some other great prizes and swag given away plus and additional trophy for the MICHAEL HAYES INSPIRATIONAL AWARD. Do not miss this ceremony!

Volunteers like you make events like this possible

Wakeside Lake
2573 S Frontage Road
Rexburg, ID 83440

Course maps are subject to change dependent on approval with the city, county, or state.

Sponsors

We appreciate the sponsors for Tri-Peaks Events 2023

Rockwell Development

Sprint Sponsor

Performance Therapy

Swim Cap Sponsor

Leisure Time

Finish Towel Sponsor

Ball Ventures

Finish Line Medal Sponsor

Foothills Rehab

Elite Sponsor — Idaho Falls

Lookout Credit Union

Elite Sponsor — Rexburg

Fitzgerald’s Bicycles

Bike Category Sponsor

Shredded Nutrition

Transition/Stipper Sponsor

Bills Bike and Snow

Run Category Sponsor

THREE

Stripper

Mike the Trainer Taylor

Hydration Station

Pepsi

Hydration Station

Pepsi

Hydration Station

Additional Sponsors

We're excited to be raffling off a Road/Tri Bike from Fitzgerald's Bicycles.

Drawing will be held 8/12/23 @ The Great Snake Triathlon

2 for $10

6 for $25

15 for $40

Purchase your raffle tickets at any of the Tri Peaks Epic Events Races or at

Fitzgerald’s Bicycles
2026 E 17th St.
Idaho Falls, ID 83440

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Open Water Swim Clinic!

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June 15th @ 6:30 PM

June 16th @ 6:30 AM

Wakeside Lake
2245 S Frontage Rd
Rexburg, Idaho

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