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True for All MMR Events

All ages and abilities are welcome.

Time trial and self seeded start for all triathlons.

Wear your timing chip on your LEFT ankle for triathlons.

Cash/check only on race day registrations.

Upon registration, you agree to the MMR Race Policies.

Women's shirts are fitted and run small; men's are generously sized. Registrations 2 weeks or less from event will receive shirt in the mail 3-4 weeks after race and are not guaranteed requested size; if size is unavailable, additional options will be discussed with you.

Price increase reflects the cost of shipping shirt post-race

Results provided by

Professional photographer will be on site for all races at no additional cost to the participants. Our photographer will make every effort to capture shots of each athlete, but we cannot guarantee that every athlete will be photographed.

10% military discount | Fill out paper registration and include check less 10%


7401 Main St, Lino Lakes, MN 55038


Sunday, July 11, 2021

Due to the unprecedented circumstances surrounding the ongoing pandemic, by registering for this race you understand and agree that if this race is canceled for any reason related to the pandemic, you will not receive a refund and will not be transferred to another race. Any race swag you may have purchased will be mailed to you.

The only race of its kind in the Midwest...

My First Tri is exclusively for first-time triathletes. From the time trial start to the flat bike and run courses, you will be supported from start to transition to finish by experienced triathletes who are there to make sure you have the time of your life and very memorable and successful first triathlon experience.

Event Highlights

  • Sprint Triathlon | 400 yd swim, 10 mile bike, 2 mile run

  • Professional photography

  • Only Midwest triathlon exclusively for first-timer triathletes

  • Fully supported swim, bike, run, and transition

  • Free training opportunities will be available to participants who wish to practice  the elements of triathlon

  • Limited to 200 participants

  • Join your community and celebrate together at the post-race barbecue (pandemic permitting)

Packet Pick-up


Sunday, July 11

 7:00am at Rice Creek Chain of Lakes Park Reserve before the race

Your race packet will include all the materials you need for your race: race bib, timing chip, and some fun items like your event shirt (if you selected the shirt option) and special offers. Those registered will receive an email on the Monday prior to the race with all the details and any course updates. Registration fee does NOT include the cost of a daily park pass ($6).

Race Schedule

6:30am | Park and parking lots open

7:00am | Race day registration and packet pick-up opens

7:00am | Body marking begins

7:00am | Transition area opens

7:30am | Race announcements 

7:45am | Transition area closes

7:50am | Final race updates (starting line)

8:00am | Start of race

10:00am | Door prizes, and barbecue (pandemic permitting)

This race is generously sponsored by:

Race My First Tri July?

Volunteer at This Race

Find Your Race Results

2021 Results

View Race Photo Album

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