Sandia Sprint Triathlon May19th 2019

Rio Rancho Aquatic Center       7:30 am

745 Loma Colorado Blvd, Rio Rancho, NM 87124

400 yard swim 🏊

20k Bike            🚴

5k Run               🏃

A portion of the proceeds from this event will be donated to the Rio Rancho and Cleveland High School swim teams.

Every Participant will receive a Sandia Sprint Pint Glass and T-Shirt!

Register by April 16th to guarantee your size.

Course Information



Swim: Pool swim – 8 lanes, 25 yard each – serpentine swim 2 lengths in each lane. Swim will be seeded fastest to slowest start. 



Bike: Loop – 20k (12.8 miles) on hilly terrain. Course is on paved roads that are not closed to traffic. There will be police & volunteer support at all major intersections.



Run: 5 K (3.1 miles) – either downhill or uphill on the entire course – no flat. The run is half on pavement and half cross country on dirt/sandy road. There will be one aid station approximately 1.5 miles into the run.


This is will be a USAT Sanctioned Event

All USAT rules and regulations apply. For a complete list of the rules go to You must be a USAT Member OR pay the $15 (per person) one-day membership fee to participate in this race. 

Registration Prices

Early Registration (until March 1st)

Individual: $70 

Team: $120

Regular Registration (until May 15th)

Individual: $80

Team: $140

Late Registration (May 16th - May 19th)

Individual: $100

Team: $180

Packet Pickup Info

Packet Pickup will be Saturday May 18th from 3:00 - 6:00 at Fat Tire Cycles.

In order to pick up your race packet, you must have a valid Photo ID and a current USAT membership card. You do not need a membership card if you have purchased a one day USAT license.

Race Policies

In the case of inclement weather or other concerns for participant safety on the course, the race may be postponed or modified.    This could include shortening the race, postponing the start, or eliminating one leg of the race.   In these instance the Race Directors will do everything in their power to make the race as close to the original distances and times.   A race that is modified does not qualify as a cancellation, please see the cancellation policy below.

Refunds are not given for a Chaco Racing event.  If you register and do not attend the event for any reason, your race fee is forfeited.  This includes illness, injury, inclement weather or any Act of God. 

Race TRANSFERS from one athlete to another are only allowed if the race is sold out, and must be approved by the race director at least one week in advance of the race date.   All required new athlete information must be received by the Race Director at least one week in advance.

If the race is CANCELLED by the promoter for any reason, those who were registered will get a free transfer to the next year’s race.  

Race Schedule

Packet pickup: 3:00 - 6:00

Registration ends: May 19th at 12:00 am

Transition opens: 6:00, Transition closes 7:00 am

Pre Race Meeting: 7:15

Race Start 7:30