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Bear Lake Brawl

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Distances in this event

  1. Sprint Triathlon

    Triathlon: Swim 0.75km, Bike 20km, Run 5km
    $95–$165
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  2. Olympic Triathlon

    Triathlon: Swim 1.5km, Bike 40km, Run 10km
    $105–$165
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  3. Half Iron

    Triathlon: Swim 1.9km, Bike 90km, Run 21.1km
    $130–$230
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  4. Full Iron

    Triathlon: Swim 3.8km, Bike 180km, Run 42.2km
    $215–$385
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Event details

  • Finisher’s t-shirt
  • Finisher’s medal
  • Flat
  • Road run
  • 300 participants

From the organizer

Organizer's website

In 2006 the Bear Lake Brawl Triathlon was established. It is the original and only triathlon in Bear Lake currently. Organized and race directed by On Hill Events an experienced Race Director with over 200 races of experience. This race has 13 years of experience in its history without cancellation or course leg cancellation. We term the Half 70 1/3 and Full 140 2/3 to describe the full and half courses. In 2016 we were able to make the full and half the standard distances of Half 1.2 Mile Swim, 56 Mile Bike, 13.1 Run and Full 2.4 Mile Swim, 112 Mile Bike, and 26.2 Mile Run.

In 2017 we were excited to move our race to Bear Lake Hot Springs near St. Charles Idaho. Though it is primarily in Idaho 3 of the 4 courses go into Utah. In 2018 we elected to have all 4 distances on one day making for a larger event. We have worked out a great layout to help reduce overlapping of the 4 courses. Generally speaking the Sprint will be done prior to the Bike on the Half and Full will be around the lake.

What’s Included
  • Tech T-Shirts Gender Specific
  • Professional Support and Chip Timing
  • Custom Swim Caps
  • Age Group Awards 3 Deep Every 5 years 10 to 70+
  • Finisher Medals (Big Full Color Ribbon)
  • Food at Finish Oranges, Bananas, Gels, Bread, peanut butter, water, recovery drinks, ice cream
  • Athlete Only Raffle
  • Soup/Meal Provided for Half and Full Distances
  • Aid stations for Half and Full Distances have Chips, Candy, Broth, and more!
Course Details

Full Iron

  • Swim Course 2.4 Miles (4 Laps) -The swim will be a diamond loop. There will be buoys marking the route.. The first buoy will be at 250 meters, the second will be 215 meters, the third will be 215 meters and from that to finish is another 250 meters. This is done this way to give a extra buoy to the current swim triangle course and make it a 1.2 Mile distance. Full Distance must swim this four times to get the complete distance. This will allow for more lifeguard support. Water temps have been around 62-65 degrees the last 3 years.
  • Bike Course 112 Miles (One Lap and a little more done twice) - This course exits out of Bear Lake Hot Springs right and heads across the South on the East Shore Road. Racers will turn right at Laketown and head West then North to St Charles, Idaho. At St. Charles Idaho racers will head back to Bear Lake Hot Springs. Prior to returning into the Hot Springs the racers will head South for a extra 2.7 miles out and back on the East Road to complete the 56 Miles. Distance around lake is 50.6 Miles. Doing this course twice will give you 112 miles on the bike. Aid Stations are Mile 21, 44, 56, 77, 100. Relief Bag at Mile 56 and as you finish the bike course at Mile 112. (Aid Stations include Bike Water Bottles with Electrolyte, Water, bathrooms)
  • Run Course 26.2 Miles (Two Laps)- This course is out and back twice. It leaves the Bear Lake Hot Springs and West across the North Beach Road. At Mile 6.55 you will return to the start of the run and do it again. 13.1 Miles then repeat. This is primarily a flat straight course with beautiful views of Bear Lake. Aid Stations are 1.55 to 1.8 Miles apart and they are as follows: Start, Mile 1.55, 3.1, 4.825, 6.55, 8.25, 10, 11.55, 13.1 (w/Relief Bag), 14.65, 16.24, 18.01, 19.65, 21.35, 23.1, 24.65. Aid Stations have an assortment of Gels, Granola Bars, Candy, Oranges, Bananas, water, electrolyte and more. Finish Line - Includes Two Hot Soups, Bread, Ice Cream, Peanut Butter, Oranges, Bananas.

Half Iron

  • Swim Course 1.2 Miles (2 Laps) -The swim will be a diamond loop. There will be buoys marking the route.. The first buoy will be at 250 meters, the second will be 215 meters, the third will be 215 meters and from that to finish is another 250 meters. This is done this way to give a extra buoy to the current swim triangle course and make it a 1.2 Mile distance. Half Distance must swim this twice to get the complete distance. This will allow for more lifeguard support. Water temps have been around 62-65 degrees the last 3 years.
  • Bike Course 56 Miles (One Lap and a little more) - This course exits out of Bear Lake Hot Springs right and heads across the South on the East Shore Road. Racers will turn right at Laketown and head West then North to St Charles, Idaho. At St. Charles Idaho racers will head back to Bear Lake Hot Springs. Prior to returning into the Hot Springs the racers will head South for a extra 2.7miles out and back on the East Road to complete the 56 Miles. Distance around the lake is 50.6 Miles. Aid Stations are Mile 21, 44. (They include Bike Water Bottles with Electrolyte, Water, bathrooms)
  • Run Course 13.1 Miles (One Lap)- This course is out and back. It leaves the Bear Lake Hot Springs and West across the North Beach Road. At Mile 6.55 you will return to the start of the run and do it again. 13.1 Miles Total. This is primarily a flat straight course with beautiful views of Bear Lake. Aid Stations are 1.55 to 1.8 Miles apart and they are as follows: Start, Mile 1.55, 3.1, 4.825, 6.55, 8.25, 10, 11.55. Aid Stations have an assortment of Gels, Granola Bars, Candy, Oranges, Bananas, water, electrolyte and more. Finish Line - Includes Two Hot Soups, Bread, Ice Cream, Peanut Butter, Oranges, Bananas. Also Bear Lake Hot Springs has all sorts of food you can purchase for your family or racers.

Olympic Triathlon

  • Swim Course 1500 Meters (2 Laps) - This is going back to a triangle looped course. Each buoy is about 250 Meters apart.
  • Bike Course 24.8 Miles - This course exits out of Bear Lake Hot Springs and heads South on the East side of Bear Lake. They will turn around at mile 12.4. The bike course has some rollers and primarily straight. The course is out and back and totals 24.8 Miles (12.4 Miles up and back). Olympic distances for the bike course do not have aid stations and bikers are expected to carry a bottle for hydration.
  • Run Course 6.2 Miles - This course is out and back. It runs along the North Beach Road. This is a flat and 100% paved. It turns around at mile 3.1. Aid stations at Miles 1.55, 3.1 (Turn Around Point), and 4.65. Water, Powerade, and gels at all of them.

Sprint Triathlon

  • Swim Course 750 Meters - This is a going back to a triangle looped course. Each buoy is about 250 Meters apart.
  • Bike Course 12.4 Miles - This course exits out of Bear Lake Hot Springs and heads South on the East side of Bear Lake. They will turn around at mile 6.2. The bike course has some rollers and primarily straight. The course is out and back and totals 12.4 Miles (6.2 Miles up and back). Sprint distances for a bike course do not have aid stations and expect bikers to carry a bottle for hydration.
  • Run Course 3.1 Miles - This course is out and back. It follows along the North Beach Road a beautiful road with Bear Lake to the South and returns the same path. This course is 100% paved. We have you run with traffic on the way out and against it on the way back. Aid station at turn around point 1.55 Mile
Raceday Logistics

Friday, September 13
4:00 - 8:00 pm - Packet Pickup (Cafe Sabor 82 N Bear Lake Blvd, Garden City, UT)
7:00 pm - First Time Triathlete Orientation
7:30 pm - Full Iron Orientation

Sunday, September 14
6:00 - 7:30 am - Last Chance Packet Pickup
6:30 am - Half Iron Orientation
7:00 am - Full Iron START
7:30 am - Half Iron START
8:00 am - Sprint Triathlon START (waves ever 10 minutes)
8:40 am - Olympic Triathlon START
9:20 am - Full racers must complete swim or DNF
10:00 am - Sprint Award Ceremony
11:30 am - Olympic Award Ceremony
2:00 pm - Half Iron Awards Ceremony
5:30 pm - Full racers must complete bike or DNF
~7:00 pm (when first 3 Full Iron racers finish) - Full Iron Awards Ceremony
12:01 am - Sweep Full Iron Course

Volunteers

Our volunteers are the best primarily due to them being triathletes themselves or family of runners and they know what a runner needs. It is not just about handing out water but the attitude of the volunteers that make a huge difference at our races. A motivated volunteer makes for a faster racer on the course. We do an awesome volunteer program. If you volunteer for one of Bear Lake races we give you a $65 credit to $100 towards a future race within 13 months of the race you volunteered. If you choose to volunteer fill in the form. After the race please fill in the redemption form to claim your credit. Without the redemption form we will not know what race to give you credit.

  • Bear Lake Brawl (Morning 6AM to 1PM) - $65
  • Bear Lake Brawl (Afternoon 12PM to 5PM) $75
  • Bear Lake Brawl (Dusk 4PM to 9PM) $75
  • Bear Lake Brawl (Night 8PM to Midnight) $100

Head over to http://www.bearlakebrawl.com/volunteer.html to sign up!

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