The Gravel X Triathlon

8000 Douglas Blvd.
Granite Bay, CA 95746

Triathlon > Olympic, Sprint

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The Gravel X Triathlon - Part of the USA Triathlon Gravel Triathlon Series



Event details and schedule

The Gravel X Triathlon
September 14th 
Granite Beach, Folsom Lake
We are excited for the 2nd Annual Gravel X Triathlon - with a lake swim, draft legal off-road/gravel bike course and scenic single track trails for the run. 

We will have two distances: Sprint & Olympic for the Gravel X Triathlon. Included with both races is a commemorative Gravel X Race shirt

Sprint Distance: 500M Lake Swim - 15K Gravel Bike - 5K Trail Run. 
Sprint Distance Kayak/SUP - 1500 Meter - 15K Gravel Bike - 5K Trail Run. 
Olympic Distance: 1000M Lake Swim - 30K Gravel Bike - 10K Trail Run. 

Swim course:
500 meter swim course in beautiful Folsom Lake. Folsom Lake is nestled in the Sierra foothills and has an average water temperature in September of 66 degrees. Two loops for Olympic distance, one loop for Sprint distance. Athletes racing in the SUP/Kayak division will do three loops. 
Bike course:
The 15 kilometer draft-legal bike course will begin a transtion area at the lake to start the course. The bike course will finish at a separate transition area to start the run. Two loops for Olympic distance. 
Run Course:
The 5 kilometer run course follows single track trails long the shoreline of Folsom Lake. Two loops for Olympic distance. 

Swim - No hand paddles or floats allowed. 
Bike - 
 Time trial bicycles and aero bars of any type are prohibited. Fixed gear bicycles and recumbent bicycles are prohibited. All other bicycles currently allowed under the competitive rules are allowed. Bar ends must be plugged. Bike course is draft legal. 
Run - Any equipment must be carried the entire run course and cannot be discarded along the course. 

Relay Teams

Relay Teams awards will be for top three in male, female and coed divisions. 

Packet Pick Up Information

Athlete packets may be picked up on race morning at the race venue from 6 until 9 am.

Race Day Schedule:

Sprint Gravel X Triathlon - 8 a.m. 
Olympic-distance Gravel X Triathlon - 8:30 a.m. 
SUP/Kayak Gravel X Triathlon - 9 a.m.

Race for FREE Information

Our Race for FREE Athlete Volunteer Program offers a chance to get involved with multi-sport events, have fun, and earn a $50 TBF Racing Volunteer voucher good towards entry fees at any of our events this year. Each volunteer shift is 4 hours. We ask volunteers to reserve a volunteer position at any of our events by emailing as our volunteer positions will fill up quickly.

Find out more info at about the FREE Triathlon Training program offered by TBF Training or email with your training questions.

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. Race transfers are allowed from one TBF Racing event to another within a one-year time frame. There is a $25 transfer fee. Participant transfers are allowed for this event, with a $25 fee. Transfers are not allowed during race week. ALL TBF Racing events are held Rain or Shine.

We hope you enjoy the race and would appreciate any input, comments or suggestions you may have afterwards. 

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