2023 Solana Beach Triathlon & Duathlon

Fletcher Cove
Solana Beach, CA 92075

Triathlon > Sprint

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Event Description

This will be a USAT Sanctioned Triathlon, Duathlon, Aqua-thlon, & Aquabike!  

The Solana Beach Triathlon, Duathlon & Aquabike invites you to an epic day living the active lifestyle!

This fantastic event is made even more special by its idyllic location…Fletcher Cove at Solana Beach. Iconic Southern California at its best. The surf-entry ocean swim is supported by lifeguards and swim buddies. The bike and run courses cruise down the world famous Pacific Coast Highway. Finally, a tunnel of high-fives awaits you at the finish line - a gauntlet of excitement. This is a sprint triathlon/duathlon/aquabike that will be remembered.

Race Features   

  • Chip Timing (5 splits)
  • Technical T-Shirt
  • Continental Breakfast
  • Beer Garden
  • Live Band
  • Online Results
  • Finisher Medal
  • Awards 3 Deep for Triathlon & Duathlon
  • Points for San Diego Triathlon Series
  • Race Photos Available Online

Benefitting Life Sports Foundation 

VIP Option - Your Race day just got easier!

As a VIP for the Solana Beach Triathlon you will been given

1. A preferred-position assigned Rack Space with your name on it for your Bike in the Transition area

2. No need to come to the Friday or Saturday packet pick up! On Sunday enjoy a special VIP Packet Pick up area. Sunday Pick-up is from 5:45 am-6:45 am. You will then continue on to the transition zone to be body marked.

3. We will have your package with your bib number, timing chip, swim cap and requested race shirt waiting for you. (No late packet pick up fees for VIP!)

VIP Entries must be received by July 17th. Sorry NO EXCEPTIONS! 



Sprint Triathlon (14yrs & older): 1/4 mile swim - 9 mile bike - 3 mile run

Note: There is also a relay category for the Sprint Triathlon distance only (no SDTS points awarded)

Sprint Duathlon (13yrs & older): 1 mile run - 9 mile bike - 3 mile run

Sprint Aquabike (14yrs & older): 1/4 mile swim - 9 mile bike (Your finish time is at the transition area after completing the bike portion, then head over to the finish line to return your timing chip and join the party!)

Sprint Aqua-thlon (14yrs & older) 1/4 mile swin & 3 mile run

The age minimum for events that include swim portions is 14 years old because this is an ocean swim!

All distances award points for the San Diego Triathlon Series!

Benefiting Life Sports Foundation



Event details and schedule

Quick Links:

Solana Beach Race Information

Solana Beach Course Maps

Solana Beach Directions & Parking


Pre-Race Check In & Packet Pick Ups (Must attend one)

Date: Friday, July 28th

Location: rrs
Road Runner Sports - 5553 Copley Dr. San Diego, CA 92111
Times Open: 3pm-6pm
Date: Saturday, July 29th
Location: Corner of Plaza St. and Acacia St. in Solana Beach
Times Open: 10am-3pm 
Saturday Only - Course Talk Times We recommend you attend the course talk so you will be completely informed of all details.
11:30 am - Course Talk
1:00 pm - Course Talk
Pre-Race Check in Policies:  
  1. All athletes must attend ONE pre-race check-in to pick up their race materials (FRI or SAT). All relay members must be present to receive the packet, or we will split up the relay packet for each participant. 
  2. It is mandatory for all athletes to bring their ID to the pre-race check in. We will not give any athlete their bib number without an ID. 
  3.  You must sign waiver(s) online to get race materials.  
  4. You will also be required to show proof of USAT annual membership or purchase a one day membership (if you haven't already purchased a one day with us through registration).
  5. Friends and family members will NOT be allowed to pick up for an athlete. Sorry NO EXCEPTIONS.  These events are USAT sanctioned and USAT doesn't allow anyone besides the participant to pick up race materials.
  6. Athletes who don't attend FRI OR SAT (and have not selected the VIP Option) will be required to pay a $10 late fee on race morning in order to pick up race materials. 


Event Timeline:




Race Divisions

Triathlon & Duathlon 
Age Divisions (M/F):
  • 13-15 (Duathlon)
  • 14-15 (Triathlon)
  • 16-19
  • 20-24
  • 25-29
  • 30-34
  • 35-39
  • 40-44
  • 45-49
  • 50-54
  • 55-59
  • 60-64
  • 65-69
  • 70-74
  • 75-79
  • 80-84
  • 85 +

Special Divisions for Sprint Triathlon Only:

  • Elite
  • Challenged
  • Military
  • Clydesdale (males 220lbs+)
  • Athena (ladies 165lbs+)
  • Clydesdale age 40+ (males 220lbs+)
  • Athena age 40+  (ladies 165lbs+)

Relay Teams: 2 or 3 person teams 
for Sprint Triathlon only
  • Men
  • Women
  • Mixed 119 and under (both men and women) 
  • Mixed 120+ (ages of all athletes =120+)


  • Age 49 and under - Top 3 Male & Female
  • Age 50+ - Top 3 Male & Female


  • Top 3 Male & Female


Wetsuits- Purchase a wetsuit from our official wetsuit sponsor, XTERRA WETSUITS! Special San Diego Triathlon Series discount! Wetsuits 60% off! Check them out HERE!

Use code: R-KOZ at Checkout.


Bikes & Bike Rentals

Bike rentals are available from our official bike shop sponsor Pulse Endurance Sports at the following location!

South Bay-

1020 - A2 Tierra Del Rey
Chula Vista, CA 91910


Disclaimer & Refund Policy

The race course and timeline can be changed at the discretion of the race organization. All distances are approximate by GPS measurements.The race can be altered, postponed or cancelled with no refunds due to weather, natural disturbances, police activity, acts of terrorism and threats of terrorism.

Refund Policy:

Due to the number of race transfer requests and cancellations that occur in the weeks prior to a race we have the following policy that is in accordance with USAT Policy.  Refunds will NOT be issued after a registration has taken place. Considerable effort goes into producing an event and funds are expended and applied in good faith based on a registration.  If you would like to change your registration from one distance to another, you will be charged for the difference in price at the time of the change.

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