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Marin County Triathlon & Duathlon

Sat 19th Oct 2019
201 Cantera Way, San Rafael, CA 94901, USA

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Tickets $105–$275

Come down to the bay and see why this triathlon is now in its 12th year. Great for all levels of athlete, not only do all the net proceeds go to charity, but the course features a beautiful route along the bayside. Come along for the finisher’s medal and amazing views of the San Francisco Bay.

From the organizer

Organizer's website

The Marin County Triathlon Weekend is continuing its tradition of being one of the most environmentally conscious triathlons, while donating all of the net proceeds to charity. Thank you for joining us this year. We know you will enjoy the gorgeous route along the bay and the natural landscape of McNear's Beach County Park.

Distances in this event

  1. Triathlon- Sprint

    Triathlon: Swim 0.5km, Bike 12.87km, Run 5km
    8:00am Sat 19th Oct 2019
    Tickets available
  2. Duathlon - Sprint

    Duathlon: Run 1.6km, Bike 12.87km, Run 5km
    8:00am Sat 19th Oct 2019
    Tickets available
  3. Triathlon - Olympic

    Triathlon: Swim 1.5km, Bike 35.4km, Run 10km
    8:00am Sun 20th Oct 2019
    Tickets available
  4. Duathlon - Olympic

    Duathlon: Run 5km, Bike 35.4km, Run 10km
    8:00am Sun 20th Oct 2019
    Tickets available

Where could you finish?

We’ll work out your time based on past results, elevation and terrain.

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Course Details

The 0.5k bay swim will be on the north side of the pier where Sunday’s Olympic distance swim finish area is.

The 12.87k bike course is one loop and the 5k run is one loop of Sunday’s Olympic distance course.


 Shuttle route

The shuttles will run a continuous loop along Point San Pedro Road. It will stop at three different pickup points (tripods with black signs mark the stops) and then to the front gates until 7:30 am. At 7:30 the drop off location will change. The drop off location will then be south of the entrance at Heritage & Point San Pedro. From Heritage, the entrance to the park is east about 1/2 of a mile. The three shuttle stops are:

(#1) at Marin Yacht Club at the corner of Summit Ave (about 3 miles from the entrance to the park),

(#2) San Pedro Elementary School at 498 Point San Pedro Road (about 2.5 miles from the entrance to the park) .

(#3) Loch Lomond Drive (about 2.2 miles from the entrance to the park).

After the race, you can pick up the shuttle at the entrance of the park.



Reserved parking is only available in advance.

  • Reserved $25
  • VIP Reserved $50
  • VIP Reserved with Reserved Bike Rack $75

Where should racers be from 7:45 am until the start of the race?

All racers should wait at the Swim Start for race instructions.

Which direction does the bike race follow?

After the swimmers leave the water and enter the transition area, bikers will travel through the VIP Parking lot, up the hill (Cantera Way) to Point San Pedro Road, turn right at the top of the hill, follow the road until the turn around point (Back Ranch Meadows Campground Entrance), return on the same road, pass the entrance to McNear’s Beach, and follow Point San Pedro Road until the turn around point (at the quarry).

Are there any Transition Area rules?

Yes. To enter the Transition Area in the morning, you will first need to be body marked as well as have your bike number attached to your bike. After the event, to retrieve your bike, you will need to show your bib number to the volunteer & to match it to the number on your bike to exit the Transition Area.

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