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Ellensburg Triathlon Past Results

07/13/19Ellensburg Triathlon (Olympic and Sprint courses) now includes a Sprint Duathlon

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Ellensburg Triathlon (Olympic and Sprint courses) now includes a Sprint Duathlon


From I-90 – Take the Canyon Road Exit, (109) toward Ellensburg (North). Turn Left onto E Umptanum Road, watch for park sign on the Right )about 1 mile out). The map link takes you to a cross road just beyond the park. The park is NOT located on Brown Road.

 BuDu Racing, LLC Charity of Choice: JDRF!

JDRF BuDu Racing, LLC is proud to pledge a portion of the registration fees to support the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF). The mission of JDRF is to find a cure for diabetes and its complications through the support of research. Type 1 diabetes is an autoimmune disease that strikes children and adults suddenly, and can be fatal. Until a cure is found, people with type 1 diabetes have to test their blood sugar and give themselves insulin, every day of their lives. And even with that intensive care, insulin is not a cure for diabetes, nor does it prevent its eventual and devastating complications, which may include kidney failure, blindness, heart disease, stroke, and amputation. 

 Registration information

For more event information and online registration, please go to the following link:  RunSignUp
USAT Sanctioned Event

This is a USA Triathlon

Sanctioned Event.

Multiple Event Discount

To learn more about the Multiple Event Discount and the BuDu Championship please go to: Multiple Event Discount

Mjolnir Cycles For 2018, Mjolnir Cycles will again be awarding a fully custom steel frame and fork to one lucky recipient who participates in three BuDu multi-sport events in the 2018 season. This is being expanded this year to include the east-side events (Moses Lake Triathlon and Ellensburg Triathlon) as well as the three west-side events (Mount Rainier Duathlon, Bonney Lake Triathlon, and Lake Stevens Triathlon). The frame and fork will be awarded at the Lake Stevens Triathlon on September 9th, but you don't need to be present to win. Last year's winner was Jan Cunningham. What would you choose? Check out their website at: Mjolnir Cycles

 Registration Prices

NON-USA Triathlon Members:  A fee will be added to registration costs, to cover the cost of a one-day USA Triathlon license for every participant. The fee for Adults (persons aged 18 in the current year) will pay $15. Youth, ages 17 and under (in the current year) are offered the annual license at a cost of $10.

Early Bird Pricing (ends two weeks prior to the event). Make sure and get this great price!

Regular Pricing begins June 28, 2019 at 12:10am

Online registration will close at 12:10am on July 12, 2019

  • Registration may be available after this date, please check closer to event date for more information.
  • An additional fee will be charged for onsite registration.

Registration Prices

  Early Bird Pricing until
June 27
Regular Pricing Begins
June 28
Onsite Registration
Sprint-Age Group or
$65 $75 $85
Sprint-Relay (2 Person) $85 $95 $100
Sprint-Relay (3 Person) $95 $105 $110
Olympic-Age Group or Clydesdale/Athena $75 $85 $95
Olympic-Relay (2 Person) $95 $105 $110
Olympic-Relay (3 Person) $105 $115 $120

This is the base price and does not include the USA Triathlon fee (if applicable), or the online registration fee.


 About this Event

Come to Ellensburg for Triathlon. The swim will be a local park, just off of I-90. The bike course follows the local roads in a residential and farming area. The run will be on trail and road.

 What do I get with my Registration Fee?

  • Quick results - posted on site!
  • Finishers Medals for each participant
  • Post event food, which typically consists of:
    • Bimbo Breads and bakery products
    • Meats and cheeses
    • Peanut Butter & Jelly, and Nutella
    • Fresh Fruit
  • Top Finisher, Division and Age Group Awards
  • Lots and lots of great prizes from our sponsors - handed out during the awards ceremony! (Can't win unless present - your name MAY be called!)
  • Last and certainly NOT LEAST: Each participant (who registers at least 1 month in advance of the event) will receive a promotional item, yet to be determined.

 Refund Policy

  • BuDu Racing, LLC will allow a refund up to one month prior to the event minus a $5 processing fee (the online registration fee is nonrefundable).
  • Up to two weeks prior to the event, a transfer to another BuDu Racing, LLC event is allowed, but NO refunds. There will be $10 fee that the participant will be responsible for when transferring to another event.
  • The week of the event, there are NO refunds or transfers.

If you need to request a refund or transfer, please email info@BuDuRacing.com

 Course Information


Swim 0.25 Miles
(Finish by 8:40am)

12.3 Miles
(Finish by 11:00am)
2.9 Miles(Mainly Trail)
(Finish by 12pm)
Sprint Duathlon

Run 1.2 Mile
(Finish by 8:25am)

12.3 Miles
(Finish by 11:00am)
2.9 Miles(Mainly Trail)
(Finish by 12pm)

Swim 1 Mile
(Finish by 9:25am)

24.8 Miles
(Finish by 11:00am)
5.7 Miles (Mainly Trail)
(Finish by 12pm)
The swim is a waist level water start, with expected water temperatures of 68-72. The bike course is on rural roads. The run is on gravel and paved trails, with beautiful views of the lake at times.

 Event Information

  • Event is USA Triathlon Sanctioned (For information about an annual USAT membership - go here! )
  • Standard USA Triathlon Categories:
    • Age Groups: under 19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34...65-69, 70 & over
    • Athena/Clydesdale (women >165lbs, men >220lbs)
    • Relays
    • Duathlon will be top 3 overall only
    • USA Triathlon Rules enforced. This includes wearing a HELMET at ALL times when on your bike. No headsets are allowed on course.

 Event Schedule

Early in the week prior to the event, you should receive a confirmation email that lists your bib number and registration information.  You are strongly encouraged, but not required, to pick-up your packet on Friday evening.

Packet Pick-Up :

Friday: 3 pm to 6 pm (At Mountain High Sports, 105 East 4th Avenue, Ellensburg, WA)
Saturday: 6:30 am to 7:30 am (At Irene Rhinehart Riverfront Park )

Start Time:

At 8:00 am

Course Closure:

Course will close at 12pm. Course marshalling and official timing will stop at this time. Please sign up for the course you can complete.

 Event Shirts

BuDu Racing, LLC is pleased to announce that participants will have the opportunity to purchase an event shirt (logo will be posted soon). You will need to order the shirt when you register online. Shirts will not be available for purchase after July 5th. We may have a small supply of shirts for purchase at packet pick up on Friday or on event day, on a first come first serve basis.

Ellensburg Shirt



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    • Everything needed for a hassle-free return of your rental wetsuit will be shipped out with your suit - including a prepaid return postage label,
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 Local Support and Lodging

Mountain High Sports

105 E 4th Ave, Ellensburg,Washington 98926
(509) 925-4626

ReCycle Shop 415 N. Main, Ellensburg, WA 98926
Outdoor Pursuits and Rentals

400 E. University Way
Phone: (509) 963-3537
e-mail:  outdoorpursuits@cwu.edu

Holiday Inn Express

1620 Canyon Road, Ellensburg, 98926

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Please Be Sure To Thank Our Event Sponsors
Amphipod Bimbo Bakeries Blue Steel Sports Corpore Sano Physical Therapy, LLC Fleet Feet Mjolnir Cycles Mountain High Sports New Wave Swim Buoy Northwest Tri and Bike Peak Performance and Prevention Work Safe Access