TRI for FUN Triathlon #2

14440 Twin Cities Road
Herald, CA 95638

Triathlon > Super Sprint, Sprint

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Event Description

Event History

The TRI for FUN Sprint Triathlon began in 1983, started by Fleet Feet Sports founder Sally Edwards. TBF Racing took over the event in 2001 and have enjoyed working with the SMUD Staff at Rancho Seco Park to bring you this classic Series of Triathlons each summer.

2017 Race Features

NEW in 2017 is a Three-Part Finisher Medal - each part given at one of the three TRI for FUN events, that join together to form a Huge Swim-Bike-Run Finisher Medal!

Back is the Super Sprint distance Triathlon and Duathlon. These easy-to-have-fun races will consist of a  200 yard swim or 1 mile run, followed by a 4 mile bike and 1 mile run. The Super Sprint Triathlon and Duathlon  will both start at 8 am.

The race is at beautiful Rancho Seco Park featuring a lake swim, a road bike course, and a dirt trail run. The TRI for FUN Sprint Triathlon is a popular event for experienced triathletes and first-timers, and the DU for FUN Duathlon offers non-swimmers a great multisport event with a run-bike-run course.

Included for each athlete is custom TRI for FUN tech-tee race shirt, a swim cap, an athlete goody bag, hot post race meal and raffle prizes. 

Series Special

Sign up for all three TRI for FUN or DU for FUN races for $170 until December 1st 2016!

Sign up for all three Super Sprint Triathlons or Duathlons for only $140 until December 1st 2016!


Super Sprint TRI for FUN Triathlon - 200 yard swim-4 mile bike-1 mile run

TRI for FUN Sprint Triathlon - .5 m swim-16 m bike-3 m run

DU for FUN Sprint Duathlon 3 m run-16 m bike-3 m run

Start Times

Super Sprint TRI for FUN - 8:00 am

TRI for FUN Sprint Triathlon - 8:30 am Wave Start

DU for FUN Duathlon - 8:30 am - Mass Start

Relay Teams

Relay Teams are three person for the TRI for FUN Sprint Triathlon and two person for the DU for FUN Duathlon. Entry fee includes race shirts, goody bags and post race meals. Awards will be first through third in Male, Female and Coed divisions for the TRI for FUN Triathlon and for first place in the DU for FUN Duathlon.

Packet Pick Up Information

Race packets will be available race morning from 6:30 am to 8:30 am at the race site. There is a $10 park entrance fee per vehicle. 

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 $15 fee. Transfers are not allowed during race week. ALL TBF Racing events are held Rain or Shine.

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 $40 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 Volunteer Director as our volunteer positions will fill up quickly.



Event details and schedule

Start Times

8:00 am - Entry into Rancho Seco Park closed from 8 am to 8:30 am due to Super Sprint event bike course closure. Vehicles can park and walk in approximately one mile or wait until the road opens at 8: 20-8:30 am.

Start of the Super Sprint Triathlon: 8:00 am 

Start of the TRI for FUN Sprint Triathlon & DU for FUN Duathlon: 8:30 am

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