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The MTB Triathlon

Sat 23rd Mar 2019
Douglas Blvd, Granite Bay, CA, USA

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The MTB Sprint Triathlon will feature a 400 yard swim with one mass start. Water temp will be 58-65 degrees. Wetsuits are recommended. The bike will have a 8-mile mt bike course on 1-lap single-track trails around the lake. The course has a few climbs and descents. All levels of riders will enjoy the course. The 2-mile run course is on single-track trails along the lakeshore. The out and back course has 1 aid station that will be stocked with water, electrolyte drink and gel.

Distances in this event

  1. The Real MTB triathlon

    Triathlon: Swim 0.5mi, Bike 24mi, Run 5mi
    Sat 23rd Mar 2019
    Event passed
  2. MTB Sprint Triathlon

    Triathlon: Swim 0.36km, Bike 8mi, Run 2mi
    Sat 23rd Mar 2019
    Event passed
Course Details
The race starts with a ½ mile, 1-lap swim in Folsom Lake, water temperature around 60 degrees. Wetsuits are permitted for all athletes.

The 24-mile bike course on single track trails around the lake is three loops with mixed terrain of single track, downhills, climbs, sand, and packed decomposed granite.

The 5-mile run has a mix of trails and roads – along with some fun hills.

Raceday Logistics
7:00 am Registration/Packet Pick up
7:00 am Transition Area opens
7:30 am Race announcements begin
8:00 am Start of MTB Sprint Triathlon
9:00 am Start of Real MTB Triathlon
9:30 am Awards ceremony for MTB Sprint Triathlon
11:30 am Awards ceremony for Real MTB Triathlon
Granite Bay State Park on Folsom lake is located at the end of Douglas Blvd, 5-6 miles East of I-80. Turn right at the third stop sign after entering the park for the Granite Beach parking lot. There is a $12 vehicle charge for day-use or $125 for an annual pass. Contact phone: 916 988 0205.
Kit List
Expected water temperature for Folsom Lake will be 56-62 degrees. Wetsuits are strongly recommended. Swim fins and snorkels are not allowed. Helmets must be worn and buckled on the bike at all times. Run numbers must be worn on the run and when crossing the finish line. Listening devices of any kind: MP3, IPod, headphones, etc…are not allowed.
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