September 17-18, 2022

Highline Lake State Park

Sprint Distance: 750m swim, 12.65mi bike, 5k run (Sept 17) - $85

Olympic Distance: 1500m swim, 24.8mi bike, 10k run (Sept 17) - $105

Off-Road Sprint: 750m swim, 14mi bike, 5k run (Sept 18) - $95



Join the Grand Junction Sports Commission for the 2022 Desert's Edge Triathlon Festival. The race will Start and Finish in the scenic Highline Lake State Park with spectacular 360  views of the valley. Sprint and Olympic distances are offered for road cyclists and an Off-Road Sprint is offered for mountain bikers. Post race food and beverage will be provided along with entertainment in the Park. 

Packet pickup will take place on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday with times tbd. An athlete guide will be sent out prior to the event with additional details. Please contact us at if you have any questions. This is not a USAT sanctioned race so no license is required from USAT. 

CAMPING at Highline Lake is reserved for triathletes and can only be made through the Grand Junction Sports Commission. Fill out this form to reserve your spot. 

For information on the course, please click on the course maps below


Prices increase at 12:01AM on August 17th


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