2016 Carlsbad Triathlon

3900 Carlsbad Boulevard
Carlsbad, CA 92008

Triathlon > Sprint

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Event Description

Carlsbad Triathlon ranks among the nation's longest running triathlons and is for everybody: from first-timers to elites, and their friends and family.  It is a sprint distance race, consisting of a 1K open water ocean Swim, which is well marked with buoys, followed by a 25K Bike and a 5K Run. The roads are wide and closed to traffic—very safe! The course is mostly flat with a couple of rolling areas.

The course begins at Tamarack Surf Beach and follows the coastline of Carlsbad, past our scenic beaches, lagoons and wildlife preserve. It boasts an ocean swim, a rolling bike course and a smooth run for the finish.

Event details and schedule

PACKET Pickup:

Packet pickup is limited to

1.  FREE in-person pickup on Saturday, July 9, 2016, at Pine Avenue Park at 3333 Harding St., Carlsbad, CA from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.  or
2.  $25 Fee for pickup on Sunday, July 10, 2016, at the race site.

Only the race participant may pick up his/her packet.  Photo ID will be required.

There is no race day registration.

DIRECTIONS to Race Site:

The Carlsbad Triathlon is held at Tamarack State Beach. Tamarack State Beach is located off Interstate 5 at the Tamarack exit.  Head west 7 blocks to Tamarack State Beach.


For up to date information on clinics, reminders, fun facts and helpful tips, follow us on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/CarlsbadTriathlon.

Registration Protector

We encourage your purchasing Registration Protector, which is available at the end of the registration process. If you cannot attend the triathlon for any number of reasons accepted by Allianz Global Assistance, including covered injury, illness, traffic accidents and more, Registration Protector will reimburse you for your registration cost, fees and other related costs.  Please review the terms, conditions, and exclusions carefully.


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