TRI for Real Triathlon #1

14440 Twin Cities Road
Herald, CA 95638

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Event Description

Tri for Real Triathlon #1 

The TRI for REAL Series is USAT Sanctioned for 2020, with our Aquabike, Aquathlon, and Oly Lite Triathlon also USAT Sanctioned events. 

Back this year: Tri for Real Finisher Gear. Hats, Visors, Beer Mugs!

These races are held at Rancho Seco Park in Herald, California. The course has a 1.5 k swim - 40 k bike - 10 k run. The Series dates for the three races are: June 7, July 12 & August 9, 2020. Series Awards, including a Free entry into the 2021 Tri for Real Series, will be presented to the top male and female racing all three events in each age group for the Oly Lite and Tri for Real Triathlons. Included for each athlete is a swim cap, athlete goody bag, hot post race meal, free athlete massage, plus commemorative Finisher piece. 

Series Special

Sign up for all three Tri for Real Triathlons and SAVE! Price increases on race day. 


Tri for Real Triathlon 1.5K swim-40K bike-10K run

Oly Lite Triathlon 1.5K swim-40K bike-1 mile run

Aquabike 1.5K swim-40K bike

Aquathlon 1.5K swim-10K run

Start Times

TRI for KIDS Triathlon 7:30 am

Tri for Real Triathlon & Oly Lite Triathlon - 8 a.m.

Aquabike/Aquathlon - 8:12 a.m.

Open Water Swim 8:15 a.m. 

Relay Teams

Relay Teams consist of one swimmer, one cyclist and one runner. Entry fee includes three athlete goody bags, gift prizes, post race meals and finisher pieces. Awards will be top three overall in Male, Female and Coed divisions for the Tri for Real Triathlon.

Packet Pick Up Information

Race packets will be available race morning from 6:30 a.m. to 8 a.m. at the race site. There is a $12 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 $25 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

TRI for KIDS Triathlon - 7:30 am

Tri for Real Triathlon - 8 am

Aqua Bike/Oly Lite  Triathlon - 8:12 am

Aquathlon - 8:12 am

Entry into Rancho Seco Park is closed from 7:30 am to 8 am due to TRI for KIDS Triathlon bike course closure. Vehicles can park and walk in approximately one mile or wait until the road opens at 8 am.

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