Spring Sprint Triathlon

598 Sea World Dr
San Diego, CA 92109

Triathlon > Duathlon, Sprint

Event Description

This will be a USAT Sanctioned Triathlon, Duathlon, and Aquabike!  


The Bike Ride WILL include Fiesta Island!!


This is the first race in the 2017 Triple Crown of Triathlon. Triple Crown events include, Spring Sprint, San Diego Half Iron (Chula Vista Challenge) and Mission Bay Triathlon.  All events must be completed in the same calendar year.  

The Spring Sprint Triathlon, Duathlon & Aquabike is the second multi sport sprint event of the season in San Diego. With a calm bay swim and a flat bike which includes Fiesta Island and run course, the Spring Sprint is the perfect race to kick off your season. Whether you are an experienced triathlete or duathlete preparing for the season, or a first timer looking for a fun race in which to participate, the Spring Sprint Triathlon, Duathlon & Aquabike on Mission Bay is for you! 

FREE San Diego Triathlon Series 2017 Kick Off Party Training Clinics


APRIL 30, 2017 - SKI BEACH

More information is on our Free Training Clinics Page

Please RSVP for FREE on Eventbright by Clicking Here or Join our Meet up and RSVP on Meetup

Race Features


Earn  San Diego Triathlon Series points for all individual distances!  (Kids and Aquabike included)

Upgraded Beer Lounge with snacks!

Upgraded Expo, Food, and FinishLine!

Aquabike added! - swim/bike

Kids Events!

Chip Timing (5 splits)

Commemorative Tech T-Shirt

Continental Breakfast

Beer Garden


$10 off a $30 Purchase at Road Runner Sports at pre-race expo!

On-Line Results

Finisher Medal

Awards top 3 in each division

Points for San Diego Triathlon Series

Race Photos Available On-Line

Benefitting Challenged Athletes Foundation: Operation Rebound

 Spring Sprint is the first event of the Triple Crown Award

 Triple Crown Medals





  2016 Racer Tees: 2017 Tees Coming Soon!!SS Tees


Sign up Early for Lowest Prices on All Triple Crown Triathlon Events

Spring Sprint - May 7th

 Chula Vista Challenge - Aug 13th

 Xterra Mission Bay Triathlon Oct 1st

Triathlons, Duathlons, or AquaBike  (Adult or Youth)

Event details and schedule


Sprint Triathlon (13 yrs & older): 1/4 mile swim - 10 mile bike - 3 mile run

Sprint Duathlon (13 yrs & older): 1 mile run - 10 mile bike - 3 mile run

Sprint Aquabike (13 yrs & older): 1/4 mile swim - 10 mile bike (Your finish time is at the transition area after completing the bike portion, then head over to the finish line to return your timing chip and join the party!)

Mini Sprint Triathlon (11 yrs & older): 200 yard swim - 6 mile bike - 1.5 mile run

Itsy Bitsy Triathlon (7-10 yrs old): 100 yard swim - 3 mile bike - 3/4 mile run

All distances award points for the San Diego Triathlon Series!


Pre-Race Check In

Friday May 5, 3pm-6pm

(NO Course talks at this pick up location) - Judi Carbury will be at this packet pick up to answer any questions about the kids courses. She will also be on site Saturday and give a course talk, see below. 


Road Runner Sports @ 5553 Copley Drive, San Diego, CA 92111 

Saturday May 6, 10 am-3 pm 

Located at - South Shores Park, Mission Bay (Race site)

Course Talks (The course HAS Changed this year and we recommend you attend the course talk so you will be completely informed of all details)

11:30 am - Course Talks with Steve Tally

1:00 pm - Course Talk with Steve Tally

2:00 pm - Kids Course Talk with Judi Carbary

Pre-Race Check in Policies: All athletes must attend the ONE pre-race check-in to pick up their race materials (FRI or SAT). It is mandatory for all athletes to bring their ID to the pre-race expo. We will not give any athlete their bib number without an ID. 

We will not give any athlete their bib number without an ID.

Friends and family members will NOT be allowed to pick up for an athlete.  Sorry NO EXCEPTIONS.  These events are USAT sanctioned and USAT doesn't allow anyone besides the participant to pick up race materials.

***. Athletes who do not attend FRI OR SAT (and have not selected the VIP Option-more info below) will be required to pay a $10 late fee on race morning. 

Event Timeline:

Sunday, May 7, 2017 - Race Day - South Shores Park

5:00 a.m. Parking Lot Opens 

5:45 a.m. Transition Area Opens/ Late Packet Pick Up Opens

6:40 a.m.  Transition Area Closes/ Late Packet Pick Up Closes

6:45 a.m.  Duathlon Begins

6:50 a.m.  Triathlon Waves Begin

9:45 a.m.  Awards Ceremony

10:30 a.m. Transition Area Closes. All bikes must be removed.

VIP Option

For a fee of $30 -  your race numbers, swim cap, timing chip, and t-shirt will be ready for you to pick-up on race morning. You DO NOT have to attend the expo or packet pick up. You will check-in on race morning at the VIP check-in table. Pick-up is from 5:40 am-6:40 am. You will then continue on to the transition zone to be body marked. Please plan your time accordingly. VIP athletes will have a reserved bike rack marked with their name in the transition area. 

VIP entries must be received by May 1st. NO EXCEPTIONS! 

Race Divisions

Triathlon & Duathlon 

Age Divisions:

7-8 (Itsy Bitsy distance)

9-10 (Itsy Bitsy distance)

11-12 (Mini distance)

13-15 (Mini & Sprint distances)















85 +


Special Divisions Include (Sprint distance only):

Elite (Triathlon Only)

Challenged (Triathlon Only)

Military (Triathlon Only)

Clydesdale & Athena (males 220lbs+/ladies 165lbs+)

Clydesdale & Athena 40+ (males 220lbs+/ladies 165lbs+)

Relay Teams: 2 or 3 person teams 

for Sprint Triathlon & Duathlon only



Mixed 119 and under (both men and women) 

Mixed 120+ (ages of all athletes =120+)

Aquabike will have divisions based on registration #s.  At a minimum:

Top 3 Male & Female

more divisions could be added




Wetsuits- Purchase a wetsuit from our official wetsuit sponsor, XTERRA WETSUITS! Special San Diego Triathlon Series discount! Wetsuits 60% off! Check them out HERE! Use code: R-KOZ at Checkout.

Bikes & Bike Rentals


Bike rentals are available from our bike shop sponsor Pulse Endurance Sports at two locations!

San Diego- 

7638 Clairemont Mesa Blvd

San Diego, Ca 92111


South Bay-

1020 - A2 Tierra Del Rey

Chula Vista, CA 91910


Disclaimer & Refund Policy

The race course and timeline can be changed at the discretion of the race organization. All distances are approximate by GPS measurements.The race can be altered, postponed or cancelled with no refunds due to weather, natural disturbances, police activity, acts of terrorism and threats of terrorism.


Refund Policy:

Due to the number of race transfer requests and cancellations that occur in the weeks prior to a race we have the following policy that is in accordance with USAT Policy.  Refunds will NOT be issued after a registration has taken place. Considerable effort goes into producing an event and funds are expended and applied in good faith based on a registration.  If you would like to change your registration from one distance to another, you will be charged for the difference in price at the time of the change.

Event Location & Accomodations

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