The Folsom Lake Triathlons
The Folsom Lake Triathlon are at Granite Beach, Folsom Lake offering a Super Sprint and Sprint Triathlon on a safe, scenic and very well-marked fun course.
Event details and schedule
The Folsom Lake Triathlons have two races for Triathletes to enjoy.
Folsom Lake Super Sprint Triathlon - 400 yard swim - 5 mile bike - 2 mile run
Folsom Lake Sprint Triathlon - 1/2 mile swim - 10 mile bike - 3 mile run
Commemorative Folsom Lake Triathlon race t-shirts are available for $15 when ordered by May 8th.
Swim - The race starts from the Granite Beach in Folsom Lake with a 400 yard swim from the beach area. The swim course will be a triangular course marked by the large white triangular buoys. Water temperature should be approximately 64 degrees. Wetsuits are recommended. The swim will exit the lake and head up the beach and on a grassy path to the transition area located in the parking area.
The 5-mile bike course is a course located entirely within the park on roads closed to traffic. The bike course is windy and has several sharp small hills and tight turns. It is STRONGLY recommended that you ride the course ahead of time. Caution is advised on several of the turns as they wind through the hills and oak trees that surround Folsom Lake. After the second loop you will return into the transition area. Course maps will be available on race morning at Registration. The Bike course will Not have an aid station. Water and FLUID Electrolyte Beverage, along with Hammer Energy gels will be available in the transition area.
The 2-mile run course leaves transition and runs on single-track trails along the lake back towards Beals Point. The out and back course has aid stations that will be stocked with water, FLUID Electrolyte and Hammer Energy gels. The finish is back at the start area at the Granite Beach. ALL athletes must wear their race number on the front of their body during the run and have it when crossing the finish line.
The Transition area will be on a first-come basis, with the exception of Reserved Bike Racks for TRI Clubs. The transition area at all TBF Racing events is for athletes only. All non-athletes must remain outside of the transition area at all times on race day. Bodymarking will be take place at the entrance to the transition area and must be completed before you enter the transition area. Athletes will have their race number marked on their legs and arms and have their age division on their calf. Glass or bottles are not allowed in the transition area.
Refund and Transfer Information
TBF Racing has a No Refund policy on all of our events. A Refund requested prior to race week will be given a TBF Race credit for the amount of the entry fee minus a $25 processing fee. Credits are not given during race week. Transfers are allowed from one TBF Racing event to another within a one-year time frame. There is a $25 transfer fee. Transfers are not allowed during race week. ALL TBF Racing events are held Rain or Shine.
Find out about our RACE for FREE Athlete Volunteer program by emailing Volunteer Director Teri@totalbodyfitness.com.
Race fees increase on race day.