2016 San Diego International Triathlon

San Diego, CA 92101

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Father Joe's Villages San Diego International Triathlon

NEW FOR 2016 - This is a USAT Sanctioned Triathlon and Aquabike! 

On behalf of Father Joe’s Villages, we are excited to welcome you to the 34th 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 choose you’re guaranteed a great race.

Both races take place at the Spanish landing Park located on Harbor Drive across from the San Diego International Airport. 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 prior to race weekend.

Fantastic San Diego Bay Swim, National Monument Ride, and Waterfront Run.  All Proceeds go to Father Joe's Villages.  Up to $7000 International Pro Prize Purse!

Race Features

  • NEW in 2016: This is a USAT Sanctioned Triathlon & Aquabike
  • NEW in 2016: Aquabike points awarded for the San Diego Triathlon Series
  • Chip Timing (5 splits)
  • Tech T-Shirt
  • Virtual Goodie Bag
  • Continental Breakfast
  • New and improved Beer Garden
  • Live Band
  • On-Line Results
  • Finisher Medals
  • Awards 3 Deep for International & Sprint Distance
  • 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 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 visitwww.neighbor.org.

Event details and schedule


Sprint Triathlon (13 yrs & older): 1/2K Swim - 20K Bike - 6K Run 

International Triathlon (13 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)

International Aquabike (13 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!)

Pre-Race Check In

When: Friday, June 24th, 3:00 pm -6:00 pm

5553 Copley Drive, San Diego, CA 92111

Pre-Race Check In & Expo

Where: Spanish Landing Park

When: Saturday, June 25th, 10:00 am -3:00 pm

Pre-Race Check in Policies: All athletes must attend the ONE pre-race check-in to pick up their race materials (FRI or SAT)It is mandatory for all athletes to bring their ID to the pre-race expo. We will not give any athlete their bib number without an ID. 

We will not give any athlete their bib number without an ID.

Spring Sprint, San Diego International, Solana Beach & Mission Bay Triathlons-  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.

***Athletes who do not attend FRI OR SAT (and have not selected one of these options) will be required to pay a $10 late fee on race morning.  

Overnight Bike Racking

For the San Diego International Triathlon- Only waves 1-9 will be able to rack their bikes due to boat construction preventing all racks from being setup.

Update for 2016:  The construction might be finished, we might be able to allow more waves to rack their bikes.  We will update this when we know. 

10:30 am – 3:00 pm: Bike Drop at Spanish Landing Park 

Event Timeline:

Sunday, June 26, 2016 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

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

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