2024 San Diego International Triathlon

San Diego, CA 92101

Triathlon > Sprint, Olympic

Event Description

San Diego International & Sprint Triathlon (SDIT)

USAT Sanctioned Triathlon, Duathlon, Aquathlon and Aquabike

We are excited to welcome you to the 41st Annual San Diego International Triathlon. This race is one of the longest-standing triathlons in the country and a San Diego favorite. There are two courses to choose from an International course and a Sprint course, whichever you decide you’re guaranteed a great race.

Races start at the Spanish Landing Park located on Harbor Drive across from the San Diego International Airport and finishes at Rucco Park Near Seaport Village, free shuttle bus for spectators and athletes. This event is competitive and scenic; fun for you, your family, and your friends. We look forward to providing you a safe and challenging event. Register now; this race will sell out at least one month before race weekend.

Fantastic San Diego Bay Swim, National Monument Ride, and Waterfront Run. 

Race Features

  • USAT Sanctioned Triathlon, Duathlon, Aquathlon (Swim/Run) & Aquabike (Swim Bike)
  • Aquabike points awarded for the San Diego Triathlon Series
  • Chip Timing (5 splits)
  • Tech T-Shirt
  • Continental Breakfast
  • Beer Garden
  • Live Band
  • On-Line Results
  • Finisher Medals
  • Awards 3 Deep for International & Sprint Distance Triathlons
  • Points for San Diego Triathlon Series (All individual distances!)
  • Race Photos Available On-Line


FJV General Logo

The race benefits Father Joe’s Villages, San Diego’s largest homeless services provider.  Each day Father Joe’s Villages serves 3,000 meals and provides housing, rental assistance, healthcare, food, clothing, education, job training, mental health, addiction treatment and child development services to our neighbors in need.  For more information, please visit www.neighbor.org. Please consider making a donation to Father Joes when you are registering. Thank you for your support

Event details and schedule


Sprint Triathlon (16 yrs & older): 500MSwim - 20K Bike - 6K Run 

International Triathlon (16 yrs & older): 1K Swim - 30K Bike -10K Run

International RELAY Triathlon (13 yrs & older): 1K Swim - 30K Bike - 10K Run (Teams of 2 or 3 people) Bike Leg athlete must be minimum 16 yrs old)

International Aquabike (16 yrs & older): 1K Swim - 30K 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!)

International Aquathlon (13 yrs & older): 1K Swim - 10K Run (Your finish time is at the finish line after completing the run portion)

Sprint Duathlon
(16 yrs & older): 1 mile Run - 20K Bike - 5.6K Run

Sprint Aquabike 
(16 yrs & older): 500M Swim - 20K 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!)

Note for Aquabike: After your bike, you will dismount just before the dismount sign. When you cross the “Bike In” timing mat, this ends your race. Rack your bike then come to the finish line to get your medal, post race food and enjoy the beer garden if your over 21.

Sprint Aquathlon
(13 yrs & older): 500M Swim - 5.6K Run (Your finish time is at the finish line after completing the run portion)

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

Date: Friday, June 21st

Location: rrs
Road Runner Sports - 5553 Copley Drive, San Diego, CA 92111 
Times Open: 3pm-6pm


Date: Saturday, June 22nd
Location: Spanish landing park  3900 N Harbor DrSan Diego, CA 
Times Open: 10am-3pm
Saturday Only - Course Talk Times (Tentative) We recommend you attend the course talk so you will be completely informed of all the details.
11:30 am - Course Talk with Steve Tally
1:00 pm - Course Talk with Steve Tally
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) and have it in hand 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:

Sunday, June 23, 2024 at Spanish Landing Park

5:15 am: Parking Lot Opens

5:45am: Transition Area Opens/Body Marking Starts/Late pick-up Opens 

6:30 am: Competitors to Swim Staging Area for Final Race Instructions

6:35 am: INTL- PRO Wave Starts

6:40 am- 7:40 am: INTL- Age Group Wave Starts

7:40 am: Sprint- Wave Starts 

8:00 am: Swim Course Closes

8:00 am: Bus Shuttles to Finish at Seaport Village Commence

8:30 am: Last bike starting second loop - no bikes may continue up to Cabrillo Monument after this. 

9:30 am: Bike Course Closes 

10:30 am: Awards Presentation (approximate time)

11:00 am: Run Course Closes

11:50 am: Last Bus Shuttle from the Finish to Spanish Landing Park

12:00 pm: Transition Area Closed, All Bikes Must be Removed

San Diego International Triathlon Race Information

San Diego International Triathlon Course Maps 

San Diego International Triathlon Directions

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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