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Sunday, July 09, 2023*

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 shirt size; if the requested size is unavailable, the next available size most closely matching the requested size will be substituted.

Price increase reflects the cost of shipping shirt post-race

Results provided by

Professional photographer will be on site for every race at no additional cost of 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%


4979 Hodgson Rd, Shoreview, MN 55126

Set in gorgeous Turtle Lake Park in Shoreview, MN...

Turtleman Triathlon is one of Minnesota's oldest and first triathlons. This race offers one of the most beautiful settings in the metro area for a triathlon. The self-seeded swim start, flat bike course, and shaded run are great for both veteran as well as beginner triathletes.

* Please note the date change necessitated by an overbooking error.

Event Highlights

  • Race Options

    • Sprint Triathlon | .5 mile swim, 12.5 mile bike, 3.1 mile run

    • Olympic Triathlon | 1 mile swim, 25 mile bike, 5.5 mile run

    • Aqua Sprint | .5 mile swim, 12.5 mile bike, no run

    • Aqua Olympic | 1 mile swim, 25 mile bike, no run

  • Professional photography

  • Take on either distance as a relay team

  • Free parking across the street from the park

  • Self-seeded time trial swim start means no getting beat up by the pack and start where you feel comfortable

  • One of Minnesota's oldest and first triathlons

  • Great first timer triathlon

  • Join your multisport community and socialize at the post-race barbecue (pandemic permitting)

Packet Pick-up

Sunday, July 9

 6:30am at Turtle Lake Park 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), finisher medal and special offers. Those registered will receive an email on the Monday prior to the race with all the details, any course updates, and an age group breakdown by race category.

Race Schedule

6:30am | Park and parking lots open

6:30am | Transition area opens

6:30am | Race day registration and packet pick-up 

7:00am | Bike support available from NOW Sports

7:30am | Registration closes

7:45am | Transition area closes

7:50am | Race announcements and final course updates (starting line on the beach)

8:00am | Olympic race starts

8:15am | Sprint race starts

10:30am | Barbecue 


  • Top overall male and female athletes

  • Top 3 male and female athletes in each age group (19 and Under, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70+)


1st, 2nd, and 3rd place age group winners will receive an age group award ribbon they will attach to their finisher medal. Overall male and female winners are not eligible for age group awards (no double dipping).


**Must be present to win. If you want your award and can't stay, shipping cost is your responsibility.**

This race is generously sponsored by:

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Race Turtleman


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