The Toughman Utah Half



2018 Registration is Open!!!


Saturday, JuNE 23 2018, 7:15 aM

(Half Iron, Olympic & Sprint)

The crowning and longest multisport event on the Wasatch Front … 
RaceTri is excited to announce a new venue location for the annual UTAH HALF long course triathlon … a 1.2 mile swim, 56 mile bike, and 13.1 mile run triathlon. If you are a seasoned triathlete, put this into your schedule and experience an amazing event. Or if you are looking to jump up from sprint and olympic distances, this is your graduation present. The long course triathlon requires more training and intensity but as many will attest, the satisfaction of completing one is also increased. Are you ready to go long … the long course?  
Swim 1.2 Miles
For you veterans of the Utah Half Long Course this swim will be a new experience for you! Now swimming in gorgeous, pristine mountain water, you are going to love this swim! The temperature will be in the low to mid 60s, a wetsuit is HIGHLY recommended. Conditions are often perfect for an open water PR out of the Rock Cliff Marina.Athletes will complete two .6 Mile loops around a traditional triangle course.  
rock cliff triathlon - swim
Bike 56 Miles. Map My Run interactive map CLICK HERE
Maps & Elevation
 This is a 55.87 mi route in Heber, UT, United States. The route has a total ascent of 2526.69 ft and has a maximum elevation of 7,508.43 ft.
 Run 13.1 Miles 
Maps, Elevation, & Aid Station Info coming soon …  
 Race Central & Transition Area 
 Parking in Francis on Saturday morning Rock CLiff Parking
To pick up your packet you must have your PHOTO ID and USAT card. Registered Athletes will receive Packet Pickup dates and details in an email approximately a week before the race. Your friend cannot pick up your packet for you – there are no exceptions to this rule.
5:00 AM – Body Marking/Timing Chip distribution, Transition Area Opens & Packet Pick up available (You are highly encouraged to pick up your packet before race day!)
6:15 AM – Packet Pick up CLOSES PROMPTLY
6:30 AM – Race Director Briefing – Mandatory
7:15 AM – Race Begins Wave Start TBA
                  Swim Cut Off 8:50 AM
                  Bike Cut Off 12:50 PM
                  Run Cut Off 3:50 PM
                  Failure to enter the transition area before the Cut Off time will result in a DNF – coverage & course support will not be provided after those times.
1:00PMish – The Awards Ceremony (Premium Awards, 1st, 2nd, 3rd overall/age groupers, and Triple players presentation – those who completed a sprint, olympic, and the Utah Half with RaceTri)
AWARDS & SWAG – All finishers will receive an AWESOME colorful
custom die cast medal. That’s one heavy medal! The top 3 overall and in the age groups listed below will receive a custom Utah Half 1st 2nd or 3rd place medal
Clydesdale 220lbs+           It takes a “small” army to manage the awards
Athena 165 lbs+

Swim Caps

Swim caps will be provided in your race packet. The issued cap must be worn during the swim.



Only athletes are allowed in the transition areas, please instruct family members and friends to stay outside of the transition area.


Electronic chip timing of the event will be provided. All participants will be timed and provided with 5 split times (swim, T1, Bike, T2, Run). If you are in the transition area when the race begins and then cross over one of the blue timing mats your timing chip will record that as a split time, please be sure your TA is set up and you have exited the transition area with plenty of time to spare before the start of the race. Results will be posted on Saturday within 8 hours of the final participant crossing the finish line. A link to the RESULTS will be posted on this webpage. Instructions for chip use will be provided at packet pick-up. A lost or misplaced timing chip will result in a $20 fee.


Relay Teams

The “biker” Relay team member will wait inside the transition area at the bike rack location where the “swimmer” will transfer the timing chip from one team member to another. The “runner” relay team member will be waiting in the same place for the “biker” to return.  Each team will be issued one timing chip, one swim cap, and one bib number.

Refund: There will be no refunds, no exceptions.
Transfers: There are no transfers (giving up your spot to another person), except for relay team members – *see note below.
Deferrals: Deferrals for medical reasons will be handled on a case by case basis. 

*Those on relay teams must find a replacement.  There are no refunds or deferrals for relay teams or team members.

Same Day Registrations: There will be NO same day registration.

If you know someone who will be at the race cheering you on and they can lend a helping hand with front row race action as a volunteer please have them contact:



Finish line hydration and goodies will be available for athletes.


For common USAT violations please see our BLOG CLICK HERE

This is a USAT sanctioned event. For questions regarding USAT rules, regulations, insurance and membership click on the link: download the complete set of USAT rules CLICK HERE


RaceTri has a no Refund Policy – If something comes up, and you can’t race, please reach out and contact us and we will see what we can do to partially defer your entry fee to another race. 


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