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The first triathlon in history, the Mission Bay Triathlon, was held in 1974 as a run-bike-swim-run event on Fiesta Island by the San Diego Track Club. The Race consisted of over 5 miles of running, 5 miles of cycling and 600 yards of swimming. In 2013, 1,800 competitors from around the country will return to Mission Bay and celebrate triathlon. Join us at the birthplace of the sport!
2013 Race Features
The 2013 race features 5 split chip timing and apost-race party with refreshments, beer garden, liveentertainment and an awards ceremony. All participants will receive a tech tee and a finisher medal. Awards to the top three finishers in each category. (top five for large divisions) Points for the KOZ Multisport Points Series (triathlon only) to the top 10 individual finishers in division categories.
500 Meter Swim, 15K Bike, 5K Run
A 500 meter point-to-point swim in a protected and calm are of Mission Bay. There will be multiple wave starts that will be set 5-10 minutes apart. The wave start times that will be posted are APPROXIMATE times. Wave starts may be early or delayed. Please make sure to be at the swim start at least 20 minutes prior to your approximate wave start time.Times will be posted at pre-race check-in. Water temperature averages about 67 degrees. Wetsuits are recommended.
A flat and fast 15K bike ride around the perimeter of Misson Bay, circling Fiesta Island and returning to Ski Beach.
A flat and fast loop 5K along the walkway near the Paradise Point Resort and the model boat pond, finishing at the transition area at Ski Beach
Pre-Race Check In
All Race participants must check-in on Saturday, October 5th, 2013 at Ski Beach in Mission Bay 9:30 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. Participants must sign waiver and pick up race materials and additional information
Pre-Race Check In Policies
ALL Participants must attend the mandatory pre-race expo to pick up their own race materials. We do not allow friends or family members to pick up your race materials for you. ID's are mandatory at the expo. Please arrive prepared.
You will not be able to rack your bike, unless you have your bib #. Those who do not check-in on Saturday and do not chose the Mail Back or VIP check-in option, must pay a late check-in fee of $10.00 on race morning.
Can't attend the expo?
for a fee of $15- Receive your race materials inthe mail, except for your timing chipand tech tee, at least 5 days prior to the race.You do not need to attend the pre-race check in.Your timing chip will be available for you at the VIPbooth on race morning and pick up your t-shirt atthe finish.
Be a VIP for a fee of $30, your race numbers, timing chip, swim cap, and shirt will be ready for you on race day at the VIP booth. You will also have a specially marked bike rack in the transition area.
You can rent or purchase a wetsuit from XTERRA Wetsuits online!CLICK HERE for your wetsuit!
You may transfer your entry to the 2014 event or to another person up until September 23rd. To transfer your entry to the 2014 event or to another person, you must download a San Diego Triathlon Series Transfer Form at www.kozevents.com. Transfer from must be received or postmarked by the September 23rd deadline. There is a $20 transfer fee for all transfers.
Need More Information?
Koz Events: www.kozevents.com or call 858-268-1250.
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