Packet Pick-up - Fool Hollow Lake Recreation Area

Race number/goodie bag pick-up and all pre-race meetings take place at Fool Hollow Lake Recreation Area. For directions, click here.  For packet pick-up schedule, click here.  Please note that we are using digital race info packets, so all that you will be picking up are your race numbers and your goodie bag.


  • You must provide photo ID to pick up your packet!
  • Packets cannot be picked up by friends or family members for you - each participant, including each member of a relay, must pick up their own packet.
  • All multisport participants are required to have a USAT membership for this event.  If you are not an annual member, you must purchase a one-day pass for $15 (if pre-registered online, you already paid this if you are not a member).
  • USAT members must provide proof of membership at packet pick-up or they will be required to purchase a one-day pass or renew their membership. If you have not yet received or have lost your card, you can view USAT's website for info on how to get a new membership card. New members can also purchase membership online prior to the race during registration.

There is NO race-day registration, except youth tri and run races!!  You must be pre-registered or register at the venue at least one day prior to your race.  Click here for registration schedule.

Bikes are to be racked the morning of the event and must be racked at least 15 minutes prior to race start.  Racking by BIB NUMBER.  You must place your bike on a rack, not leaning against a rack or the fencing. Chips will be distributed during packet pick-up.

You may enter the park for no charge when picking up your packet; however, if you plan to use the park at all to swim, run or ride, please be courteous and pay the one-day fee. There is no charge to enter the park for participants or spectators on race day; however, parking is limited to people who have purchased a VIP parking spot. Swimming before the race can only be done on the east side of the lake below the camping area!

USAT Rules

Remember that it is the athlete’s responsibility to know the course and the rules. Please make sure you review the “Most Commonly Violated Rules,” and if you would like to view the complete rulebook, you can view it here.


Parking during packet pick-up is in any of the lots in the day-use area.  For race day, 80 VIP parking passes will be sold for each day for $25 each on a first come, first serve basis during registration.  Those with state-issued handicapped parking passes will also be able to park on-site. All others must park at our off-site location:

Whipple Ranch Elementary School
1350 N Central Ave
Show Low, AZ 85901

There will be shuttles running continuously throughout the day for participants and spectators.  This location is approximately 3 miles from the transition area and can be easily ridden by bike.  Participant drop-off will be allowed at the venue from 5:00am until 7:30am. PLEASE MAKE YOUR SPECTATORS AWARE OF THIS!

View Shuttle Schedule

View Map from School to Fool Hollow Lake

Race Day Nutrition

Gatorade and GU will provide on-course hydration and nutrition. We will have Gatorade and water at all aid stations, and GU gel, fruit & pretzels available at all run aid stations. Bike aid stations will have bottle exchanges and GU gel at every one, and there will be fruit & pretzels at the Olympic Distance bike aid / bike aid #4 for DeuceMan.

Finish Area

Drinks and the usual post-race fare will be available in the ramada next to the finish area. Triathlon and AquaBike athletes will be provided lunch using their lunch tickets (located in race bags), located near Meadowlark Ramada. Run athletes may add-on a lunch during registration or purchase on-site. Additional food and drinks will be available for purchase by spectators.


Awards ceremonies for each race will take place post-race - check out the schedule. For a breakdown of age groups and any prizes, please click here.


Please click here for results.

Bike Shipping

Cycle Mania is happy to provide bike services to those wishing to ship their bike to the race. Conveniently located in Show Low, Cycle Mania is a full-service road and mountain bike shop and can unpack, build, breakdown and repack your bike for you. Please contact them directly at 928-537-8812 for more information.