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Lake Tahoe Triathlon

Sat 24th Aug 2019
Sugar Pine Point State Park, 7360 West, Tahoma, CA 96142, USA
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The Lake Tahoe Triathlon occurs annually at EdZBerg Sugar Pine State Park on the west shore of Lake Tahoe. Sugar Pine is truly one of Tahoes special lake side properties. Home of the Hellman-Ehrman Mansion this property features tall pines, a historic pier, beautiful grounds and spectacular beaches.

Sugar Pine State Park is one of the state parks systems most coveted camping destinations. The camp sites are very near the main venue. This is a great way to attend and participate in the Lake Tahoe Triathlon. Make sure to reserve a camping spot early!

Distances in this event

  1. Half Iron 70.3 Triathlon

    Triathlon: Swim 1.2mi, Bike 56mi, Run 13.36mi
    7:00am Sun 25th Aug 2019
    $194–$266
    Entry Closed
  2. Olympic Triathlon

    Triathlon: Swim 0.9mi, Bike 25mi, Run 6.7mi
    7:15am Sun 25th Aug 2019
    $71–$191
    Entry Closed
  3. Sprint Triathlon

    Triathlon: Swim 0.5mi, Bike 10mi, Run 2mi
    7:30am Sat 24th Aug 2019
    $51–$136
    Entry Closed
  4. Half Aquabike

    Duathlon: Swim 1.2mi, Bike 56mi
    7:00am Sun 25th Aug 2019
    $140–$156
    Entry Closed
  5. Olympic Aquabike

    Duathlon: Swim 1.5km, Bike 25mi
    7:15am Sun 25th Aug 2019
    $114–$126
    Entry Closed
  6. Lake Tahoe Duathlon

    Duathlon: Run 2mi, Bike 25mi, Run 6.7mi
    7:20am Sun 25th Aug 2019
    $127–$176
    Entry Closed

Route info

Course Maps
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Course Details

Half Course:

Swim: The swim courses are rectangular-shaped courses in Lake Tahoe. Corners are marked by large buoys. Starting at the Beach north of the pier there are three right hand turns and then a final left to line you up for the exit. The swim exit is south of the start. Exit the water and head up a short ways to the transition area.  The average water temperature of Lake Tahoe  in August is 67-70 degrees. Wetsuits are optional. The swim course maps are posted on our Course Maps page.

Bike: The HALF bike course takes place on HWY 89. The entire course is paved. The course heads out of the transition area at Sugar Pine Point, turns right or north on HWY 89 for an 8 mile out and back loop that you ride twice for a total of 32 miles. Once completing the two loops north of the Sugar Pine Point entrance the course then heads south 12 miles to the same turnaround as the Olympic course. On the way back to the transition area merge right off of HWY 89 to the bike path a few hundred feet south of the entrance to Sugar Pine Point.

Note the bike course is open to vehicle traffic.

Run: The HALF run course features a 13.1 mile run. Heading out of the transition area the course heads north on the Rod Beaudry Trail. Soon after crossing over General Creek the course heads onto the scenic lake shore Dolder Nature Trail. It then turns right back onto the Rod Beaudry Trail and continues west crossing HWY 89. From there the course continues on a paved pathway on a scenic route through the Sugar Pine Campground. Then the course heads in a counter clockwise direction out onto the General Creek Trail. At the second General Creek crossing the course heads back on the south side of General Creek to the first crossing. Here the course heads out on a second counter clockwise lap on the General Creek Trail. There is also an out and back section to create the proper distance. It crosses back over the the south side of the creek and soon onto a scenic and fun single track that leads back to the HWY 89 crossing. From here the course take the Rod Beaudry Trail back to the finish. You will pass 8 aid stations while on the run: one as you leave the transition area and the others out on the course.

Olympic Course:

Swim:
The swim courses are rectangular-shaped courses in Lake Tahoe. Corners are marked by large buoys. Starting at the Beach north of the pier there are three right hand turns and then a final left to line you up for the exit. The swim exit is south of the start. Exit the water and head up a short ways to the transition area.  The average water temperature of Lake Tahoe  in August is 67-70 degrees. Wetsuits are optional. The swim course maps are posted on our Course Maps page.

Bike: 
The Olympic bike course takes place on HWY 89. The entire course is paved. The course heads out of the transition area at Sugar Pine Point, turns left or south on HWY 89 for 12 miles to a turnaround. On the way back to the transition area merge right off of HWY 89 to the bike path a few hundred feet south of the entrance to Sugar Pine Point. Ride the path back to transition.

Note the bike course is open to vehicle traffic.

Run:
The Olympic run course features a 6.9 mile run. Heading out of the transition area the course heads north on the Rod Beaudry Trail. Soon after crossing over General Creek the course heads onto the scenic lake shore Dolder Nature Trail. It then turns right back onto the Rod Beaudry Trail and continues west crossing HWY 89. From there the course continues on a paved pathway on a scenic route through the Sugar Pine Campground. Then the course heads in a counter clockwise direction out onto the General Creek Trail. At the second General Creek crossing the course heads back on the south side of General Creek to the first crossing. It crosses back over the the south side of the creek and soon onto a scenic and fun single track that leads back to the HWY 89 crossing. From here the course take the Rod Beaudry Trail back to the finish. You will pass 6 aid stations while on the run: one as you leave the transition area and the others out on the course.

Sprint Course:

Swim:
The swim courses are rectangular-shaped courses in Lake Tahoe. Corners are marked by large buoys. Starting at the Beach north of the pier there are two right hand turns. The swim exit is south of the start. Exit the water and head up a short ways to the transition area.  The average water temperature of Lake Tahoe  in August is 67-70 degrees. Wetsuits are optional. The swim course maps are posted on our Course Maps page.

Bike: 
The Sprint bike course takes place on HWY 89. The entire course is paved. The course heads out of the transition area at Sugar Pine Point, turns left or south on HWY 89 for 3 miles to a turnaround. On the way back to the transition area merge right off of HWY 89 to the bike path a few hundred feet south of the entrance to Sugar Pine Point. Ride the path back to transition. There is no aid station on the sprint bike course and athletes are encouraged to bring a full water bottle with them on their bike.

Note the bike course is open to vehicle traffic.

Run:
The Sprint run course features a 2 mile run. Heading out of the transition area the course heads north on the Rod Beaudry Trail. Soon after crossing over General Creek the course heads onto the scenic lake shore Dolder Nature Trail. Run clockwise on the Dolder Nature Trail and then head back on the Rod Beaudry Trial to the finish. You will pass two aid stations while on the run: one as you leave the transition area and the other on the way back at the intersection of the Rod Beaudry and Dolder Nature trails.

AquaBike Course:

Sunday August 26, 2018 7:00AM Start Time Swim: The swim courses are rectangular-shaped courses in Lake Tahoe. Corners are marked by large buoys. Starting at the Beach north of the pier there are three right hand turns and then a final left to line you up for the exit. The swim exit is south of the start. Exit the water and head up a short ways to the transition area. The average water temperature of Lake Tahoe in August is 67-70 degrees. Wetsuits are optional. The swim course maps are posted on our Course Maps page.

Bike: The Aquabike Half bike course is the same course as the Half and takes place on HWY 89. The entire course is paved. The course heads out of the transition area at Sugar Pine Point, turns right or north on HWY 89 for an 8 mile out and back loop that you ride twice for a total of 32 miles. Once completing the two loops north of the Sugar Pine Point entrance the course then heads south 12 miles to the same turnaround as the Olympic course. On the way back to the transition area merge right off of HWY 89 to the bike path a few hundred feet south of the entrance to Sugar Pine Point.

The Aquabike Olympic bike course takes place on HWY 89. The entire course is paved. The course heads out of the transition area at Sugar Pine Point, turns left or south on HWY 89 for 12 miles to a turnaround. On the way back to the transition area merge right off of HWY 89 to the bike path a few hundred feet south of the entrance to Sugar Pine Point. Ride the path back to transition.

Duathlon Course:

Run 1:
The Duathlon run course #1  features a 2 mile run. Heading out of the transition area the course heads north on the Rod Beaudry Trail. Soon after crossing over General Creek the course heads onto the scenic lake shore Dolder Nature Trail. Run clockwise on the Dolder Nature Trail and then head back on the Rod Beaudry Trial to the finish. You will pass two aid stations while on the run: one as you leave the transition area and the other on the way back at the intersection of the Rod Beaudry and Dolder Nature trails.

Bike: 
The Duathlon bike course takes place on HWY 89. The entire course is paved. The course heads out of the transition area at Sugar Pine Point, turns left or south on HWY 89 for 12 miles to a turnaround. On the way back to the transition area merge right off of HWY 89 to the bike path a few hundred feet south of the entrance to Sugar Pine Point. Ride the path back to transition.

Note the bike course is open to vehicle traffic. They are not “closed” courses.

Run 2:
The Duathlon run course #2 features a 6.9 mile run. Heading out of the transition area the course heads north on the Rod Beaudry Trail. Soon after crossing over General Creek the course heads onto the scenic lake shore Dolder Nature Trail. It then turns right back onto the Rod Beaudry Trail and continues west crossing HWY 89. From there the course continues on a paved pathway on a scenic route through the Sugar Pine Campground. Then the course heads in a counter clockwise direction out onto the General Creek Trail. At the second General Creek crossing the course heads back on the south side of General Creek to the first crossing. It crosses back over the the south side of the creek and soon onto a scenic and fun single track that leads back to the HWY 89 crossing. From here the course take the Rod Beaudry Trail back to the finish. You will pass 6 aid stations while on the run: one as you leave the transition area and the others out on the course.

Raceday Logistics

Saturday Time Item/Function Location

8/24/2019 6:00-6:30 AM Sprint Race Packet Pick Up and Registration Sugar Pine Point/Main Venue
8/24/2019 6:00 AM Sprint Transition Area Open Sugar Pine Point/Main Venue
8/24/2019 7:15 AM Sprint Transition Area Clear out Get to the Start Sugar Pine Beach
8/24/2019 7:30 AM Sprint Triathlon Start Sugar Pine Beach
8/24/2019 8:00 AM-4:00 PM Expo Open Sugar Pine Point/Main Venue
8/24/2019 8:15-11:45 AM Sprint Triathlon Finish Sugar Pine Point/Main Venue
8/24/2019 4:30-6:30 PM Olympic/Half/Duathlon/Aquabike Check-in, Registration Sugar Pine Point/Main Venue
8/24/2019 5:00 PM Olympic/Half/Duathlon/Aquabike Race Briefing Sugar Pine Point/Main Venue

Sunday Time Item/Function Location

8/25/2019 5:30-6:15 AM Sugar Pine Point Check-In Registration Sugar Pine Point/Main Venue
8/25/2019 5:30 AM Transition Area Open: Olympic/Half/Duathlon/Aquabike Sugar Pine Point/Main Venue
8/25/2019 7:00 AM Start Half Triathlon/Half Aquabike Sugar Pine Beach
8/25/2019 7:15 AM Start Olympic Triathlon/Olympic Aquabike Sugar Pine Beach
8/25/2019 7:20 AM Start Duathlon Sugar Pine Just up From Beach
8/25/2019 8:00 AM-4:00 PM Expo Open Sugar Pine Beach
8/25/2019 9:45 AM First Olympic/Duathlon Finisher Sugar Pine Beach
8/25/2019 11:00 AM Frist Half Finisher Sugar Pine Beach
8/25/2019 11:30 AM Olympic Awards Sugar Pine Point/Main Venue

Travel

There are plenty of options for lodging and accommodations in Lake Tahoe including, Bed and Breakfasts, Inns, Vacation Homes, Hotels, Resorts and camping at the venue in the Sugar Pine State Park.

FAQs

Are there cut-off times?

Yes, in some of our events there are cut-off times. For example the Half Distance Triathlons have cut-off times. Visit each events schedule page for additional information.

Do you offer an elite/pro wave or division?

Occasionally depending on the demand. However, usually the events offers age group, athena, clydesdale and relays divisions only. There is no prize money.

Do you rent wetsuits?

We don’t have onsite wetsuit rentals. We recommend Synergy Wesuits. They provide wetsuit rentals.

What about Dogs?

Dogs on a 6′ leash are allowed on paved areas, in the campground, and in the historic zone. Dogs are not allowed on beaches, unpaved trails, or in undeveloped areas.  Leashed dogs are allowed on the General Creek Fire Road when it is not maintained as a ski trail. Dogs are not allowed on any of the ski trails in the Sugar Pine Point State Park ski network from November 1st to May 1st when snow is present.  Dog regulations are enforced YEAR-ROUND.

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    Janet H8th May
    Is the Lake Tahoe tri sold out for 2019???

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    Steph E9th May
    Hey there, just to let you know the event it still open, we have closed them on our site temporarily until we fix a few bugs, you can still enter on the Event Organisers website. All the best!

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