The Santa Cruz Triathlon is a non-profit event. Last year the race donated $40,000 to Santa Cruz County High School athletic programs, UC Santa Cruz Swim Program, Cabrillo College';s athletic programs, Santa Cruz Track Club, Santa Cruz Triathlon Association and Long Marine Lab. Students from these schools serve as race-day volunteers. Your participation in this event is appreciated!
Swim (1.5K): Brisk ocean swim around the Santa Cruz Municipal Wharf. Water temperature is usually in the mid-50s, so wetsuits are strongly recommended.
Bike (40K): Challenging out-and-back rolling ride via city steets and coastal Highway 1 to the historic town of Davenport.
Run (10K): A flat-and-fast, out-and-back dash along the ocean.
Age groups male & female:19 and under, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75-79, 80+, Female Athena (over 160 lbs),Male Clydesdale (over 200 lbs)
For comraderie & specialization of skills, the relay division offers an opportunity to work together. Relay team divisions are men, women & coed.
Sorry, athletes under 14 years of age will not be allowed to compete.
All race entries are non-transferable. All entrants agree to our refund and transfer policy at the successful completion of online registration. Refunds will be processed for medical reasons only. Cancellation requests must be submitted in writing with a supporting doctors note no later than 72 hours prior to the event (9/25/2013). You may email us here. A 50% credit towards next years race will be applied to your account. If a relay team member is injured and unable to race on race day, a written cancellation request must be accompanied by a doctors note and submitted no later than 72 hours prior to the event (9/25/2013) to allow the uninjured relay teams to re-register. A full refund minus processing fees will be provided to relay teams if procedures are followed. Under USA Triathlon rules, participants found racing under another persons name will be disqualified and could be barred from USA Triathlon membership for one full year. Participants could also be barred from racing in future Santa Cruz Triathlons.
Event schedule and times
Event Start Time: 8:00 AM
Santa Cruz Triathlon