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Oil Man Texas Triathlon

2020 RACE INSTRUCTIONS 

LOCATION

Margaritaville Lake Resort on Lake Conroe 1 hour north of Houston, in Montgomery, TX.

REGISTRATION

Entry fees and categories are listed below.  The processing fee is not included in these prices.

NO RACE DAY REGISTRATION OR PACKET PICKUP!

SORRY, NO REFUNDS OR TRANSFERS OF ENTRIES.

For information regarding deferrals due to COVID, click HERE.

ONLINE REGISTRATION WILL CLOSE ON October 31st at NOON!  

Registration is available at packet pick-up if there are still spots open.

INDIVIDUAL (Pricing the same for Athena/Clydesdale Divisions)

Please note that participants MUST be 18 or older to participate in any portion of the event.

$160 December 1 - December 31, 2019

$195 January 1 - May 31, 2020

$225 June 1 - August 31, 2020

$250 September 1 - October 31, 2020

AQUABIKE

$150 December 1 - December 31, 2019

$175 January 1 - May 31, 2020

$200 June 1 - August 31, 2020

$225 September 1 - October 31, 2020

RELAYS

$250 December 1 - December 31, 2019

$275 January 1 - May 31, 2020

$295 June 1 - August 31, 2020

$325 September 1 - October 31, 2020

 USAT MEMBERSHIP

This is mandatory.  You must purchase a one day license or an annual license for each participant, including ALL relay members! USAT membership is now part of the registration process. You can purchase a one day, annual, renew your current membership or upgrade via our registration site.

RACE INSURANCE

There is an option to purchase RACE INSURANCE when you are paying for your registration. If you purchase insurance you will see a separate charge on your credit card for the insurance and you will receive an email from Allianz Global Assistance with details on your coverage.

If you have purchased event registration insurance for an event and have a question or claim please contact Allianz Global Assistance as follows: To manage your policy or file a claim, please visit: www.eventregistrationprotection.com. If you have questions regarding your insurance, please contact Allianz Global Assistance at 1-888-497-6987. 

COURSE

  • Swim: 1.2 mile open water lake swim in Lake Conroe. Wave starts, swim cut-off time is at 8:34.
  • Bike: 56 miles on a one loop counter clock-wise course, along farm to market roads with limited traffic on mostly National Forest terrain, with rolling hills. Bike cut off time is 12:34pm.
  • Run: 13.1 miles on asphalt and paved roads, some rolling hills. Course cut-off time is at 3:54pm. This is a TWO LOOP RUN COURSE with a large portion on golf course paths!

Course maps (subject to change) are available HERE.

WET SUITS

The USA Triathlon guidelines will determine if wet suits will be allowed for official timing purposes. USAT officials will measure the water temperature the day before the race. PLEASE DON'T EMAIL OR CALL ASKING FOR WATER TEMP OR IF WET SUITS WILL BE ALLOWED.  WE WON'T KNOW UNTIL NOVEMBER 1st.

FYI, wetsuits HAVE been allowed all 16 years of our race!

AID STATIONS

Aid stations will be available on the bike (3 water bottle hand ups) and on each mile of the run. Stations will be provided at swim entry and exit points. Water, Gatorade, and energy gels will be at run aid stations.  A medical team will be on hand along with an ambulance throughout the day.

PACKET PICKUP 2020 (TENTATIVE & subject to change)

Packet pick-up is available on two days:

Wednesday, October 28th

  • Bike Barn - Wesleyan
  • 11 AM to 5:00 PM

Saturday, October 31st

Margaritaville Lake Resort, Lake Conroe, TX (race site and host hotel)

12pm - 6 pm. There will be a race expo with vendors in the packet pickup area.

RELAY TEAMS:

Each team member is REQUIRED to pick up their own packet.  You do NOT have to come together, but each person MUST come with Driver's License and USAT membership information.

NO RACE DAY PACKET PICKUP OR REGISTRATION IS AVAILABLE. Please make arrangements to come on these days. USA Triathlon requires that each contestant pick up their own packet with photo id and be an annual or one day member of USAT! 

RACE DAY SCHEDULE 2020 (TENTATIVE)

5:30AM TRANSITION AREA OPENS

6:45AM TRANSITION AREA CLOSES

7:00AM TRIATHLON BEGINS - FIRST WAVE

7:24AM LAST SWIM WAVE STARTS

8:34 AM SWIM CUT OFF

12:34PM BIKE CUT OFF

3:00PM AWARDS (APPROXIMATELY)

3:54PM RUN COURSE CUT OFF

HOST HOTEL/LODGING 2020MGV Lake Resort LOGO  

Lodging is recommended at the Margaritaville Lake Resort. (race site)

600 Margaritaville Boulevard Montgomery, TX 77356.

More details and information coming soon!

Click HERE to go to the special rates link for Oilman participants and guests

CHIP TIMING & RESULTS

Each participant will be given a disposable chip strap for professional timing.  Chips must be worn on the left ankle and participants must cross the timing mats for accurate results.  Live race day results will be posted here and can also be found at runhoustontiming.net after the event.

AWARDS

Awards will be given to the overall Male and Female and overall Master's Male and Female. Age group awards go 3 deep, utilizing USAT 5 year age group divisions. There will be Clydesdale (men over 220 lbs) and Athena (women over 165 lbs) divisions. Awards will go 3 deep in these categories and 3 deep in relay categories.  Aqua bike divisions go three deep in Females and three deep in Males. Everyone will receive a custom finisher medal at the finish line!

CHARITY TIE INS 

Charities selected for benefiting from the Oil Man Texas Triathlon include: Ordinary Saints, Boy Scouts of Montgomery, Cut n Shoot HOG Chapter, Woodlands HS Girls Cross Country Team, and the L3 Foundation.

VOLUNTEERS:

We LOVE our volunteers!  All volunteers will receive a special volunteer shirt and snacks/pizza! If you have a group of volunteers, please email us This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..  Otherwise, there are various times/areas listed HERE