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Folsom Triathlons

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Set in the mountains of Nimbus Flat State Park, this event is the ideal place to set your next PB. With Sprint and Olympic distances, there is something here for both the first time racer and the veteran. So grab your shoes and wetsuit, and get out to Folsom for this epic race.

How to enter the Folsom Triathlons

  1. Olympic Triathlon

    Triathlon: Swim 1.5km, Bike 40km, Run 10km
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  2. Sprint Paddle Triathlon

    Triathlon: Swim 0.5mi, Bike 19mi, Run 3.1mi
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  3. Sprint Relay

    Triathlon: Swim 0.75km, Bike 20km, Run 5km
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  4. Olympic Relay

    Triathlon: Swim 1.5km, Bike 40km, Run 10km
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  5. Sprint Triathlon

    Triathlon: Swim 0.75km, Bike 20km, Run 5km
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  6. Sprint Aqua Bike

    Aquabike: Swim 0.3mi, Bike 11mi
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  7. Olympic Aqua Bike

    Aquabike: Swim 1.5km, Bike 40km
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  8. Olympic Paddle Triathlon

    Triathlon: Swim 2mi, Bike 40km, Run 10km
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  9. Sprint Open Water Swim

    Swim 0.3mi
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  10. Olympic Open Water Swim

    Swim 0.93mi
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Folsom Triathlons routes

Set in just outside Sacramento, this flat course is known to be one of the fastest in the states and the perfect place to lay down your next PB. This well organized event plays a big role in the local Sacramento area and has become a staple in the California race calendar.

The swim, paddle and other water-based disciplines take place in Lake Natoma before the cycle and running portions continue through the Nimbus Flat State Park, in the shadow of El Dorado Hills.

Afterwards, join your fellow competitors in a post-race party and share stories of the race over a refreshing cold beer.

Event Details

What’s Included
  • Custom swim cap
  • Finisher's t-shirt
  • Bespoke finisher's medal
  • Post-race meal
  • Professional race day announcer
  • Online race results
  • Music & activities
Raceday Logistics


6:40AM - Olympic Paddle Board Start

6:45AM - Olympic Triathlon Start

7:20AM - Sprint Padde Board Start

7:25AM - Sprint Triathlon Start

Please arrive at least 1.5 hours before the start of your event to get registered, warmed up and prepared for your event.


This event is famous in the Sacramento area and attracts racers from all over the state, so come down and cheer on your family and friends when they set their next PB.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is a Paddle Triathlon at the Folsom Triathlon in Sacramento?
A Paddle Triathlon is similar to a normal triathlon but instead of a swim section it involves a Stand Up Paddle Board.
Do I need a Wet Suit for the Folsom Triathlon in Sacramento?
They are not mandatory but they are highly encouraged. The water temperature will be approximately 58 degrees but can fluctuate somewhat depending on weather.
What food will there be in the after-race party at the Folsom Triathlon?
All participants will get delicious food including fresh fruit, bagels, granola, burritos, and a free beer from Red Bus Brewing.
Do I have to wear a race number for the Folsom Triathlon?
Yes, athletes are responsible for applying their race tattoos (bib number on left arm). Please also remember to wear your colored swim cap.
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Meet the organizer

We pride ourselves on our 100% safety record over our 24-year history and will continue that trend within USA Productions events across Northern California. Recognized for high-quality project implementation, world class owned and operated events, program execution and establishing an ongoing relationship with major corporate and state entities. Focusing on health & wellness programs, giving back to charity in several ways through community involvement & creating economic development.

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