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Morgan Hill Sprint Triathlon

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We kick off the summer with a classic sprint triathlon, The 25th Annual Morgan Hill Triathlon will be held at UVAS Reservoir in Morgan Hill, CA. This event sells out early every year as local and destination triathletes vie for one of the available entries to enjoy this unique sprint triathlon in the Silicon Valley. This looped bike course is a staple in the Northern California triathlon community. Come and enjoy a great day in the sun along with hundreds of other passionate triathletes.

How to enter the Morgan Hill Sprint Triathlon

  1. Sprint Triathlon

    Triathlon: Swim 0.75mi, Bike 16mi, Run 5mi
  2. Sprint AquaBike

    Other: Swim 0.75mi, Bike 16mi
    $110–$130
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The Swim 3/4 Mile

The reservoir offers some of the cleanest water around, and features 65 to 70 degree water temperature in May. Wetsuits are encouraged for safety, but are not mandatory. The swim course is well marked and participants swim around a natural wooded and tree-lined peninsula. Swimmers follow the shoreline and finish at the boat ramp on the opposite side of the start

The Bike 16 Miles

Elevation Gain: 462 ft.

Drafting: Drafting is illegal. The race sells out to capacity every year, and we ask your help in doing the best we can to help enforce the “NO DRAFTING” rules.. You, the athlete, are the simplest and best way to keep the bike course safe and draft free. We will have officials out on the bike course, but you personally need to help the sport and yourself by simply backing out of packs, slowing down or verbally mentioning to other athletes not to draft or block the roadway by riding 2 or 3 abreast.

The Run 5 Miles

Elevation Gain: 32 ft.

The 5 mile run will be out and back on Uvas Rd. It is completely paved and lined with trees and right along UVAS Reservoir. You will have water and electrolyte hydration available every mile on the run course.

Event Details

What’s Included

Chip Timing for all Athletes

The Finish includes a post race party with all the fixings: great music, exciting race day announcers, delicious food which includes burritos, chips, granola, fresh fruit, muffins, bagels, fresh spring water, recovery drinks, beer and more.

Raceday Logistics

Saturday May 19, 2018 (Registration / Packet Pickup)

    Location: Sports Basement Sunnyvale
    Hours: 11-4pm
    Address: 1177 Kern Ave, Sunnyvale, CA 94085

Sunday May 20, 2018 (Race Day / Registration)

    5:30am Transition Open
    7am-11am Expo Open
    7am Race Start
    8am-11am Food, Beer, Music and Enter

Preliminary Wave Starts:

7:00am Wave #1: Male/Female 29 & Under, All Elites

7:05am Wave #2: Male/Female 30 to 39

7:10am Wave #3: Male/Female 40 to 49

7:15am Wave #4: Male/Female 50 and over

7:20am Wave #5: Relay, Aquabike

Spectators

Spectators are welcome, there are plenty of spots around the course to watch.

Volunteers

Volunteers are the key to success in making the event come together. We are looking for tri clubs and teams to come out and provide pre and post race support for the event and at the same time promote your club. If you’re not a triathlete, swimmer, or runner and would like to participate in some way to help with the event, grab your friends and family and be a part of the events.

Areas we need help:

Course Marshals, Award Ceremony, Aid Stations, , food service, and many other great locations.

Visit the event organiser website if you'd like to help out.

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Morgan Hill Sprint Triathlon weather forecast

Partly cloudy throughout the day.

70°F
Predicted highs
52°F
Predicted lows
IconLight breeze possible, up to 7mph

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