Event Description

The Carlsbad Triathlon course begins at Tamarack Surf Beach, and follows the coastline of Carlsbad, past scenic beaches, lagoons and a wildlife preserve. This triathlon boasts a sprint and sprint plus distance.

This race is for everybody: from first-timers to the elites, and their friends and family! The race is done in heats begining with an open-water ocean swim, which is well-marked with buoys. The swim is followed by a bike course, and the race finishes with a run along the beautiful Pacific Ocean coastline. The roads are wide and completely closed to traffic. The course is mostly flat with a couple of rolling areas.

Race Options

MICHELLIE JONES SPRINT PLUS TRIATHLON
1000 M swim, 25K bike, 5K run

MICHELLIE JONES SPRINT PLUS TRIATHLON - RELAY
1000 M swim, 25K bike, 5K run

SPRINT PLUS AQUABIKE
1000 M swim, 25K bike

SPRINT TRIATHLON
500 M swim, 16K bike, 5K run

SPRINT DUATHLON
1 mile run, 16K bike, 5K run

Event details and schedule

2020 Event Schedule

Important Dates and Times
Event Date: July 12, 2020

Packet Pick-up:
Friday, July 10th from 3:00 PM to 6:00 PM (check website for details)

Saturday, July 11th from 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM at Pine Avenue Park 3333 Harding Street in Carlsbad

Sunday - Day of race: starting at 5:30 AM till 6:30 AM at Tamarack Surf Beach - Where Tamarack Avenue Crosses Carlsbad Blvd.

Event Timeline:

Friday
3:00 PM    Packet Pickup opens
6:00 PM    Packet Pickup closes

Saturday
8:30 AM       Swim Clinic - Tamarack State Beach (Check website for details)
10:00 AM     Registration opens / Expo opens
11:30 AM     Course Talk 1
1:00 PM       Course Talk 2
3:00 PM       Expo closed

Sunday – Race day
5:30 AM       Late pre-race check in opens
5:30 AM       Transition opens 
7:00 AM       Transition closes - all participants head to your race start              
7:00 AM       Duathlon Start - Duathletes meet on Carlsbad Blvd at Acacia Ave.
7:05 AM       Sprint Plus race starts followed by Sprint races (see website for details)
9:00 AM       Transition reopens
10:00 AM      Awards (time approximate)
10:45 AM      Course Closed. All athletes not finishing by this time will be pulled from the                              course per Carlsbad PD
11:00 AM       Transition area closes - All bikes must be removed
 


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