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Iron Bronco

The Event 

Sunday, April 19 - Sunday , May 3*

The Iron Bronco is an annual spring quarter event that began in 2001, and in 2008 it was a Dualathon due to pool renovations. The event is for current SCU students, faculty and staff, and Malley Center Members. Minors & guests are not eligible to participate. This event is the equivalent of an ultra distance triathlon that can be completed over two weeks by individuals or teams of 2-3 people. Participants are required to:

  • Run 26.2 miles
  • Bike 112 miles
  • Swim 2.4 miles

All mileage has to be completed within the 2-week period of the event, submitted to the Malley Center Front Desk by Sunday, May 3 at 11:59 p.m. (*you may sign up for the event up until May 3 but all mileage must be completed by this deadline- you do not have two weeks from the time you sign up).

Participants can sign up for the event as an individual or in groups of no more than 3 people for a $5 fee for each person participating. Upon completion of all mileage by the deadline, participants receive their choice of a t-shirt or tank!*


Sign Ups

Sign ups will run from April 13-May 3, 2015* at the Malley Center Front Desk.  We accept cash, check, Visa or MasterCard for the entry fee. You can sign up at any time during the event but all miles must be completed by Sunday, May 3 at 11:59 pm.  When you sign up you will receive a mileage log sheet.  You may keep the sheet with you, or you may leave it in the Binders (located in the Weight Room). All mileage log sheets must be turned in to the Malley Center Front Desk by May 3rd at 11:59 pm. 

The Reward for Completing the Mileage

T-shirts and tanks will be ordered upon completion of the triathlon on May 6 and will be distributed a week later.  Your mileage must be logged by 11:59 p.m. on Sunday, May 3 in order to receive a t-shirt for your successful completion of the program.

Finish Line

Spring 2014 participants:

Total number of participants: 191
 26 individuals and 166 team participants


Runner Conversions

Bellomy Field

  • 1 Bellomy Field lap = .43 miles
  • 10 Bellomy Field laps = 4.3 miles
  • 30 Bellomy Field laps = 12.9 miles
  • 61 Bellomy Field laps = 26.2 miles
Off Campus
  • SCU to Rose Gardens= 1. 5 miles
(each way)

Swimmer Conversions

Sullivan Aquatic Center

  • 1 Sullivan Aquatic Center lap (2 lengths) = 50 yards - .03 miles
  • 10 Sullivan Aquatic Center laps = 500 yards - .28 miles
  • 36 Sullivan Aquatic Center laps = 1800 yards - 1.02 miles
  • 42 Sullivan Aquatic Center laps = 2100 yards - 1.19
  • 70 Sullivan Aquatic Center laps = 3500 yards - 1.99
  • 84.5 Sullivan Aquatic Center laps = 4225 yards - 2.4 miles (completion)