The Goliath Race

Join us on 09/14/2021

(race date estimated)

The Goliath Race Description

 

The Goliath Race

Events starts at 7:00 am

 

SWIM

 

The Goliath 2.4 mile swim course really is one of the safest and most spectator friendly swim courses in Utah. Still Water Lake Estates (1791 W. Still Water Drive, Syracuse Ut. 84075) provides a perfect venue to start the Goliath. Spectators can walk along a paved berm that runs the length of Still Water Lake.  Swimmers are allowed to wear wetsuits and teams can have up to 3 swimmers within the swim portion of the race. Relay Teams that have more than one swimmer will have a designated relay area where they will tag the next swimmer. This year we will have the first cyclist keep the chip around his or her ankle which will start the second transition of the Race. The last swimmer must run out of the water and tag their cyclist before they can begin.

 

Note: Only the swimmers participating in the swim portion of the race are allowed onto the lake and beach area of Still Water Lake Estates. This is a private lake community and we want to respect the property of Still Water Lake Estates.

 

BIKE

 

The 112 mile Bike portion of the race will start from Still Water Lake Estates and wind through the farm land of Syracuse until you reach Antelope Island Causeway. The Causeway is a 7 mile stretch of a perfectly flat riding surface out to the Island. Once out on the Island the gentle rolling hills begin along with the beautiful scenery and animal life. You will most likely pass Buffalo, Antelope, deer, rabbits and other wild life while you ride and cheer on your team. The bike course will loop 2 ½ times around Antelope Island and end and run begins.

 

Note: After the last swimmer tags the cyclist in the swim to bike transition area (If you are doing the Triathlon solo, you are expected to have your support crew ready with your bike for transition in the transition area).

 

IMPORTANT: Cyclists must ride with traffic and follow all Utah Cycling laws. Bicycles are considered a vehicle and subject to the same provisions as the operator of any other vehicle. There will be traffic control volunteers at each intersection but it is still the responsibility of the participant to follow the laws of the road and use good judgement entering intersections or high traffic areas. Helmets must be worn at all times during the cycling portion of the Goliath. Drafting or following another cyclist is not allowed but unlike traditional USA triathlon rules, riding two abreast is allowed only if you do not impede traffic.

 

The support vehicle may not follow directly behind the athlete during the bike or run portion of the Goliath race. The support vehicle will not be allowed to block traffic or impede the route of the race at any time during the event. The support vehicle is expected to leap frog or meet their athlete at pre-designated areas for athlete aid/nutrition. All athlete exchanges will be made in the set exchange zones. A stronger athlete may skip an exchange zone but may not exchange outside of the exchange zones. See Team Options or Maps for further detail on exchange zones.

 

RUN

 

The Run is a 26.2 mile jaunt around Antelope Island. The run will start at approximately 1 mile past the Friary Point turn off. Runner one will participate in the King of the Hill Challenge. This is a 1.1 mile out and back, running up the 23% grade road, around the check point and back. The first half of the run is challenging but fun with some tough climbs and rolling hills. The second half of the run is flat and gentle on the legs to finish out The Goliath Race.

 

IMPORTANT: The runners will run against the flow of traffic. Antelope Island is generally not a high traffic area but some of the roads have narrow shoulders and safety is most important. The support vehicle is expected to leap frog or meet their athlete at pre-designated areas for athlete aid/nutrition. A stronger athlete may skip an exchange zone but may not exchange outside of the exchange zones. See Team Options or Maps for further detail on exchange zones.



Get ready for the The Goliath Race

Share this Syracuse Race




    The Goliath Race Where & When

  • Location: Syracuse, UT 84075
  • Race Date: 2019/09/14 07:00:00 AM (Saturday)
  • Categories:
    • Triathlon
    • Triathlon 2- 3 Person Team
    • Triathlon - 6 Person Team
    • Triathlon - 10 Person Team

The Goliath Race Reviews

4.5 - 1 reviews

Review The Goliath Race

Most Helpful Review
4.5/5
Course: 4.0/5
Organization: 5.0/5
Great race!

My husband and I loved doing this with our friends! Laid back enough to have fun and friendly competition. Mark and Amy do a great job of putting this together and everything is very professional. Would highly recommend trying this one out!

Rebecca R. 2/2 found this review helpful.

Page: 1

4.5/5
Course: 4.0/5
Organization: 5.0/5
2016 Race Review
Review On:
Great race!

My husband and I loved doing this with our friends! Laid back enough to have fun and friendly competition. Mark and Amy do a great job of putting this together and everything is very professional. Would highly recommend trying this one out!

has run 2 times
2/2 found this review helpful.
Page: 1


View all The Goliath Race reviews.



Other Races You May Want to Consider

Huntsville Utah Marathon The Full Monte

 - Sep 18th, 2021
One of the most pristine marathons that Utah has to offer, this course starts in the Monte Cristo area and ends at Huntsville Town Park during the peak of our vibrant autumn colors. This course offers a gentle decline in elevation of 3,800 feet from... read more

Utah Valley Marathon, Half Marathon, 10K & 5K

 - Jun 4th, 2022
The Utah Valley Marathon was named a Top 10 Race by Runner's World Magazine. The course is a fast Boston Qualifier that is almost entirely downhill. The scenery is incredible with waterfalls, a reservoir, Provo River, and the Mountains. After you se... read more

U5K Homecoming Scholarship 5K and KidsK

 - Sep 18th, 2021
Put on your red and show your school spirit at the annual Homecoming Scholarship 5K and KidsK put on by the University of Utah Office of Alumni Relations ... read more

WOMAN OF STEEL TRIATHLON

 - Sep 18th, 2021
Thanks for joining us for a day of racing! Woman of Steel Triathlon is Utah’s first and most popular all-women’s triathlon and 5K run. Don’t miss this one-of-a-kind sprint pool triathlon at the American Fork Recreation Center in Am... read more

Spanish Fork Half Marathon

 - Sep 18th, 2021
Half Marathon  Start and Finish will be at Canyon View Park 3300 E Powerhouse Rd, Spanish Fork, UT 84660 Start time: 6:30 am   Packet Pickup  Canyon View Park   3300 E Powerhouse Rd, Spanish Fork, UT 84660 5:30pm to 8:30pm  ... read more

End It 5k 2021

 - Sep 18th, 2021
END IT OGDENJoin the movement to help fight Human Trafficking and Slavery. By participating in this 5k walk/run you will be bringing awareness to the problems that exist in our world and providing funds to help stop it. All proceeds will go to Love ... read more

Woman of Steel 50 Mile Relay

 - Sep 25th, 2021
The Woman of Steel Relay Run is ~54 miles total split into 18 different ~3 mile segments. This single day event is the perfect chance to compete on a team with your girlfriends! Teams consist of 3-6 women. The race starts Saturday morning and ends S... read more

Deseret News Marathon

 - Jul 23rd, 2022
First run in 1970, the Deseret News Marathon is the oldest road race in Utah and the 4th oldest marathon west of the continental divide. The marathon follows the path the Utah pioneers traveled when they first entered the valley. This event is truly... read more

Scarecrow 5k

 - Oct 16th, 2021
 The annual Scarecrow Festival is one of the most popular events at the Ashton Gardens. Enjoy a perfect fall run with the whole family while enjoying creative scarecrows made by members of the community.  ... read more

WASATCH 1/2 MARATHON AND 10K

 - Sep 25th, 2021
Come join us in the cool mountain scenery at the Wasatch ½ Marathon and 10k! Welcome to the annual TriUtah Wasatch ½ marathon and 10k. We are really excited to introduce this wonderful course to the TriUtah race calendar. With this eve... read more


The Goliath Race Restaurants & Activities

Below are some of the highest rated restaurants in Syracuse as well as the highest rated activities in Syracuse. Extend your experience with all Syracuse has to offer.

Powered by yelp

Syracuse things to do and places to eat

Things to do in Syracuse
  • Antelope Island State Park
    4.5
    Based on 213 Reviews
  • The Rush Fun Plex
    3
    Based on 53 Reviews
  • Red Orchid Day Spa
    5
    Based on 17 Reviews
  • Schneiter's Bluff Golf Course
    4
    Based on 7 Reviews
  • Abyss Body Piercing
    5
    Based on 81 Reviews
  • Places to eat in Syracuse
  • Pig & a Jelly Jar Ogden
    4
    Based on 741 Reviews
  • Slackwater Pub & Pizzeria
    4.5
    Based on 638 Reviews
  • Tona
    4.5
    Based on 529 Reviews
  • Sonora Grill
    4
    Based on 520 Reviews
  • Sill's Cafe
    4.5
    Based on 519 Reviews
  • The Goliath Race weather history
  • Based on a 5 year average and a race date of September 14th, Syracuse, UT can expect temperatures between 70℉ and 89℉ with humidity around 73% and precipitation of 0.08".
    Last year the weather condition was Sunny.

  • Syracuse, UT current weather
  • Clear 63.3℉ Clear

  • Join us at the The Goliath Race in September for a great race. The The Goliath Race works hard to deliver you a memorable race experience. We would love to hear from you, so consider writing us a review or contact us at: mike@thegoliathrace.org

    Write Review

    Contact Information

    Name:
    Michael Lee
    Email:
    mike@thegoliathrace.org
    Website:
     

    The Goliath Race - Disclaimer