An estimated 150 racers will participate in the event, which begins with cross country skiing, includes bicycle racing from the ski course to Newspaper Rock and finishes with a 10K race through Indian Creek canyon. The race is the largest triathlon in the nation that includes cross country skiing.
The race is sponsored by the Monticello Chamber of Commerce and City of Monticello.
Sports fans will keep their eyes on the 1A State basketball tournament in Richfield through March 1. The Whitehorse Raiders are the pre-tournament favorite to bring back the first state basketball title to Whitehorse High School.
The annual Rowdy Boys wrestling tournament in Monticello is Saturday, March 1. Hundreds of wrestlers from throughout the Four Corners area will participate in the well-named event.