Cortez Burst Triathlon

Cortez, CO

About this Event

The Cortez Burst is a Sprint Triathlon featuring races for everyone! From kids to adults & beginners to seasoned Triathletes, there's something for everyone. The Cortez Burst is the first race in the Southwest Colorado Triathlon Series.

The Cortez Burst Triathlon is a fundraiser for Friends of Recreation for a Healthy Community.  We promote active living in our community by awarding scholarships to income qualified people to use the Cortez Recreation Center.


The Race begins with a swim in the City of Cortez Outdoor Pool.  The outdoor pool is located at 803 E. Montezuma Ave., Cortez, CO.  The finish line is located in City Park, adjacent to the Outdoor Pool.  


All registration is done online.  Everyone must check-in the morning of the race.  Adult check-in will begin at 6:00am at the Outdoor Pool.  Kids (Age 6-14) will check-in at 8:00am at the Outdoor Pool.  


All participants and spectators may park at the parking lot at the City of Cortez Outdoor Pool - 803 E. Montezuma Ave., Cortez, CO.    


Race Director: Sensa Wolcott - or (970) 903-9882


Gun start/chip finish timing services using industry leading Jaguar Electronic RFID timing will be provided by BCRacetiming. Results are updated throughout the race in real time and can be accessed at any time after crossing the finish line using any one of the following options:

  • FREE ITSYourRace Mobile App
  • Scrolling Results TV Monitor(s)
Race participants can also use the ITSYourRace platform to view and share finish line photos with family and friends for free on Facebook along with free custom finisher certificates!

When & Where

Jul 4, 2016


6:00 AM

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Cortez, CO

City of Cortez Outdoor Pool

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last years pictures here