Triathlon > 5k, Sprint, Olympic

Event Description

The Bakersfield Triathlon is one of the longest running events in the sport. Established in 1981, the Bakersfield Triathlon has earned a reputation as one of the most challenging triathlons in the U.S. The Olympic distance course has changed some over time but the addition of 2 laps on the bike up the Bluffs and a run loop that includes the famous Bastard Hill are enough to test the most seasoned veteran. At least 3 miles of the Olympic run course are on dirt trails.  The Sprint Course allows both the beginner and the fast & furious to have a good time without the steep hills. At least 1 mile of the Sprint run course is on dirt.   Relay teams are welcome in both events and a Kids Tri is available for the young ones.

Event details and schedule

Saturday Sept. 24: Packet pick-up at Action Sports from 3:00 - 7:00 pm.  ( 9500 Brimhall Rd   Suite 400  93312 ).

Sunday Sept 25: Transition area opens at 6:30 am.  Olympic Triathlon men start at 8:00 am.  Olympic Triathlon women and relays start at 8:05 am.  Sprint Triathlon men start at 8:30 am.  Sprint Triathlon women and relays start at 8:35.  Kids triathlon starts at 11:30 am.

 *** The focus of the Kids Triathlon is participation and completing a multisport event, not competition. Every Kids Triathlon participant receives a finisher's medal.

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