2023 Anthem Holiday Classic Triathlon ~ Results . .


Sprint Triathlon :
Triathlon : Swim 400 Meters, Bike 12.4 Miles, Run 3.1 Miles
Aquabike :
Aquabike : Swim 400 Meters, Bike 12.5 Miles
Duathlon :
Duathlon : Run 3.1 Miles, Bike 12.4 Miles, Run 3.1 Miles
  • Race Date: Saturday, December 9, 2023
  • Start Time: 7:30AM
  • Entry Fee:$49 - $200
  • Location:Anthem Community Center
  • Address: 41130 N Freedom Way
  • City/State/Zip:Anthem, Arizona 85086
  • Country: USA

_ The 2023 Annual Anthem Holiday Classic Triathlon:

Welcome to the 23rd Annual Anthem Holiday Classic! This popular sprint triathlon is held in a great location on a fun, fast course. Consisting of a 400m heated pool swim, a fast 20km course and a 5km run to the finish, Holiday Classic is a great way to finish your 2023 season.


Holiday Classic is sanctioned by USA Triathlon (USAT), the governing body of multisport in North America. One of the many roles played by USAT is that of insurance provider for this race. As such USAT requires that every participant be either (1) an annual member, or (2) purchase a one day membership.


Holiday Classic t-shirt
Post-race refreshments
Finisher medals for all participants
Awards for age group winners


Packet pickup TBD

6:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. Packet and timing chip pick up at The Anthem Community Center.
7:30 a.m. Male athletes (individual triathlon only) that anticipate taking over 2 hours to complete triathlon
7:55 a.m. Duathlon start
8:00 a.m. Men’s triathlon and aquabike swim start (fastest to slowest)
8:45 a.m. Female athletes (individual triathlon only) that anticipate taking over 2 hours to complete triathlon
9:00 a.m. Women’s triathlon, relays and aquabike swim start (fastest to slowest)
9:45 a.m. Men’s and duathlon (individual and relay) award ceremony
10:15 a.m. Youth Triathlon
10:45 a.m. No new bike laps
10:45 a.m. Women’s and relay’s award ceremony
11:00 a.m. Top 3 boys and girls award ceremony


This event will be chip timed by 4 Peaks Racing using triathlon chips. Lost or unreturned chips will be charged to the athlete. Chips should be worn on your left ankle and must be returned at the finish.


Overall awards will be given to the top three male and female finishers. Age group awards will be awarded to the top three male and female finishers per the following age groups:
Awards will also be given to the top three finishers in the following categories:
Youth triathlon
Clydesdale (Men 220 +lbs)
Athena (Women 165+ lbs)

Relay – Top team in each category will receive awards (male, female and coed)


If you are interested in volunteering for this or any other event please contact [email protected]


For information on sponsorship and having a booth at this event please contact [email protected]

-:- USAT Sanctioned Event 

Course Information:


Swim 400m pool swim
Bike 20km (3 loops)
Run 5km

Swim 400m pool swim
Bike 20km (3 loops)

Run 5km
Bike 20km (3 loops)
Run 5km

Ages 14 and under
Swim 200m pool swim
Bike 4.5 miles
Run 1/2 mile


We will start the swim fastest to slowest. There will be signs around the pool representing your estimated swim time. Please seed yourself accordingly.


Final time for aquabike participants will be calculated at BIKE IN. Once you have finished please make your way to the finish line in your own time to collect your medal, grab a drink and return your timing chip.


SWIM (Pool is heated)
Each athlete will be started one at a time with a 15 second gap. Enter the pool feet first. No diving! Up lane 1, under the lane lines, down lane 2, under the lane lines, up lane 3, etc. On completing the 8 lanes in the pool you will have done 200 yds. and will need to return to the swim start for a second loop. As you reenter the pool the starter will give you the right of way over athletes waiting to start.

BIKE – 20km
There will be a designated lane separating bike traffic from vehicular traffic around the entire course.
Exit the Community Center on Freedom Way
North on Freedom Way to Anthem Way
East on Anthem Way to Daisy Mountain
South on Daisy Mountain to Dedication
North on Dedication to Memorial
West on Memorial to Freedom
North on Freedom to lap or transition
Three loops

Holiday Classic Bike Route

RUN – 5km
The run course utilizes the paved Anthem Trail System and sidewalks.
Starting from transition area cross the bridge into the park and head south o the Anthem Trail System.
South on trail crossing Whitman then Memorial to Gavillan Peak (MCSO Deputies will be at road crossing)
Continue south on Gavillan Peak to turnaround
North on Gavillan Peak to Anthem Way
Anthem Way east to Community Center and Finish line

Anthem Sprint Triathlon Adult Run

YOUTH RUN – 1/2 Mile



Take I-17 to Anthem Way (5 miles North of Carefree Highway). Exit east onto Anthem Way. Proceed straight through two sets of lights to Freedom Way. Turn right onto Freedom and into the Anthem Community Center parking lot.
41130 N Freedom Way
Anthem AZ 85086
Parking is also available at:
The Anthem Community Park (access from Gavillan Peak Parkway between Anthem Way & Whitman and walk across the bridge to the community center)

Other Info:

-) 2024 race registration is closed • Registration Information 


2023 Results:

2023 Results at: racetecresults.com 

Previous Results:

2022 Results at: racetecresults.com or USAT
2021 Results at: racetecresults.com or USAT

2020 Results at: racetecresults.com or USAT
2019 Results at: racetecresults.com 
2018 Results at: athlinks.com 
2017 Results at: racetecresults.com 
2016 Results at: racetecresults.com 
2015 Results at: racetecresults.com 
2014 Results at: racetecresults.com 
2013 Results: Male / Female / Searchable / Menu
2012 Results at: athlinks.com
2011 Results at: usatriathlon.org 

2010 Results at: usatriathlon.org 
2009 Results at: usatriathlon.org or athlinks.com
2008 Results: Male / Female / Clydesdale / AthenaAge Group / Searchable
2007 Results at: athlinks.com
2006 Results at: athlinks.com
2005 Results at: athlinks.com
2004 Results at: athlinks.com

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