Race Distance
Swim 1.2 miles, Bike 56 miles, Run 13.1 miles

Individual...........starts at $240
Relay...................starts at $440
Student .............$165 (age 17-24. Must provide proof of student status)

Weight Class
Clydesdale = Men over 220lbs

Athena = Women over 165 lbs

Entry Fee Includes
Athlete race entry
Toughman Giveaway (e.g. shirt/hat)
Race nutrition
Post-race food: Healthy snack bag & Beer
Swim cap
Goody bag
Timing chip with five splits
Finisher's medal

V.I.P. Upgrade

During registration you can select to become a VIP athelte for $40. Benefits include: Race day Packet Pick-up, Pre-race food, VIP Tent & bathroom access. Extra wristbands available to purchase for family/friends.

You must be a member of USA Triathlon (USAT) to compete in the race, including each relay member. If you do not have an annual membership, you must purchase a one-day membership for $12 during the registration process.

The race is a USAT sanctioned race so USAT rules are in effect and USAT officials will oversee the race course.

Age Requirements
You must be 17 years old or older to participate in the TOUGHMAN race as an individual (or 15 years old in a relay team).

Packet Pick-Up
Packet Pick-up will take place on:

Wed 9/14 11:00- 6:00pm (NYC)
Sat 9/17 1:30-6:00pm Race site, Lake Welch, Harriman State Park NY
You must bring photo proof of identity and your USAT card if you have one. YOU CANNOT SEND SOMEONE ELSE TO PICK UP FOR YOU! Participants who transfer or sell their race number without going through the race management, will not be allowed to race, lose all entry fees as well as be subject to disciplinary action by USAT.

Bike Check
You can check your bike in (if you want) on Saturday between 2-7pm.

Toughman Tri Club

Join the Tri Club for a $25 add-on during registration and you will receive a Toughman hat and 16-Week Training Plan. A must have for athletes new to the longer distance. Available only through 6/1.

August Training Clinic
We hold a 2-day clinic in August that covers the swim, bike and run plus transition tips. It's a fun and social event that's also a great preview before race day. Sign up during your race registration to 1 or 2 days starting at $40.

Transfer/Refund Policy
There are no refunds. offers race insurance during your registration for an additional $7.

Transfers can be requested up until July 31, but we do not handle the money exchange - that is between you and your buyer. Email: to request a transfer.

Athletes that are unable to race or transfer may receive a full deferral to the following year if they fulfill 6 hours volunteering for the race. Earning a full deferral for a 2015 entry means the entire entry fee will be credited towards the athlete's 2016 entry. This cannot be carried over to future years.

Event details and schedule
Start Times
First wave goes off Sunday at 6:45 AM. There will be approx. 7 waves by age groups with 5 minutes in between each wave. Transition opens at 5:00 AM on Sunday morning and closes at 6:20 AM. Park entrance is closed to incoming cars at 5:15 AM and reopens at 8:30 AM.

Race Cutoffs
You must be able to complete the events within the following cut off times to avoid being pulled from the course for safety reasons:

Swim: 1 hour and 10 minutes
Swim/Bike: 5 hours
Swim/Bike/Run: 8 hours

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