4th Annual Mud Madness Triathlon


Brief Description: Mud Madness is a community triathlon with the purposes of promoting health and wellness, introducing first-times to the sport of triathlon, creating a positive event for the entire family. Over 300 individuals have participated in triathlon for the first time as a result of this event.  Over the years first time athletes as well as serious semi-professional triathletes have loved the vibe and feel of this community event.  Plan on coming and staying for the day, each participant receives an award medal on the big stage, and there are plenty of community food venders to grab a bite to eat and help support many good causes.  


Date: Sunday November 4th, 2012 @ 7am (plan on arriving no later than 7am, check-in is from 7am-7:30am

Address & Parking: Campus of Thunderbird Adventist Academy and Thunderbird Christian Elementary School  7410 E. Sutton Drive, Scottsdale, AZ 85260. Parking is available at the Arizona Conference office parking lots on the corner of Sutton and Scottsdale Rd & on the East and West side of 74th street between  Sutton and Sweetwater Rd. There will be no parking allowed on the school campuses. 

Registration Fees: $20 per person (individual, relay team member, or super sprint), price includes participant medal & t-shirt.  Remember there are no race day sign-ups, registration will close on Monday October 29th for those participants wanting to receive a t-shirt & medal. Registration will remain open until Thursday November 1st at midnight, if you register after Monday October 29th you will not receive a t-shirt or medal on race day.  

Equipment: All participants are responsible for supplying equipment needed including swimming, running, and biking gear.  All bike riders are only allowed to participate with a helmet and closed toed shoes.


  • Ages 13+ Tri: 2-mi Run, 6-m Bike, 125 yd pool Swim
  • Ages 13+ Tri Relay: Same as above
  • Ages 7-12 Tri: 1-mi Run 3m Bike, 125 yd Pool Swim
  • Ages 7-12 Tri Relay: Same as above
  • Ages 4-6 Super Sprint Tri: 1/4-mi run, 1/2-mi Bike, 25 yd Swim


  • Super Sprint ages 4-6 (1 division) 
  • Ages 7-12: 7-8, 9-10, 11-12 
  • Ages 13+: 13-16, 17-19, 20-25, 26-29, 30-35, 36-39, 40-50, 50-60, 60+ 
  • Relay: 7-12, 13-19, 20+

Awards: Super Sprint ALL receive "Champion Award", Ages 7+ 3 deep male and female

Sponsors: Arizona Conference of Seventh-day Adventists, Arizona Conference Young Adult Ministries, Arizona Conference Youth Ministries, Thunderbird Christian Elementary School, Thunderbird Adventist Academy, North American Division, Valdora Triathlon Bikes 

Food Venders: If you are interested in having a vending or display booth at Mud Madness please fill out the form below.  The vendor/ display booth fee is $20, and all groups are responsible for their own tables, tents, cooking supplies, and generators for power.  Once a form has been submitted, you will receive a call or email by our booth coordinator.  Below are a list of booths that are already taken, if you see a booth already selling a particular item please choose another item to sell.