The T9 Mermaid Tri & Du Capitola is one of the best all women triathlons on the West Coast. Capitola offers an ocean swim around the wharf, views of the Pacific Ocean, fun bike course featuring a gradual climb into the coastal redwoods, followed by a run on the ocean bluff overlooking Capitola Village.
How to enter the T9 Mermaid Tri & Du Capitola
- Run 1.5mi
- Triathlon: Swim 0.6km, Bike 11.5mi, Run 2.5mi
- Duathlon: Run 1.5mi, Bike 11.5mi, Run 2.5mi
- Triathlon: Swim 1.5km, Bike 23mi, Run 10km
T9 Mermaid Tri & Du Capitola routes
The Mermaid is a beach start with a run approximately 30 feet into the water. The bike course is predominantly flat, although there is one gradual climb on Porter Gulch Rd.
Most of the run is on a flat paved path, however there is one gradual uphill at the beginning of the run as you go out Cliff Dr from Capitola.
The Mermaid Dash is a 1.5 mile dash for girls & boys ages 6 to 12. Dashers receive a medal, necklace and post race food. Parents are encouraged to let Mermaid Dashers run on their own. The Dash is $15.00 online and $20.00 race day. Entry fee does not include a race shirt.
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T9 Mermaid Tri & Du Capitola weather forecast
Clear throughout the day.
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