The 2012 San Diego Triathlon Classic will take place on September 8, 2012. The San Diego Triathlon Classic features Olympic distace racing, consisting of a 1500m protected, calm swim, a 40k hilly bike course, and a 10k flat run. Participants swim in the NTC boat canal, a portion of beautiful San Diego Bay. Next, they will race their bikes from Liberty Station through the Naval Submarine Base at Point Loma, and up to Cabrillo National Park where breathtaking views of Mexico, downtown San Diego, and the rugged mountains to the east await. The San Diego Triathlon Classic provides riders the rare opportunity to ride through the Naval Base at Point Loma, situated on San Diego Bay across the water from the City Center. The run course takes participants throughout San Diegos newest Parks and Rec addition, NTC Park at Liberty Station, a historic and culturally vibrant area of central San Diego.
The San Diego Triathlon Classic boasts the most spectator friendly transition and course areas in all of Southern California. A unique multi-loop course allows spectators, families, and friends to see participants multiple times during the course of the event, as well as at the finish line. In addition to the beautiful views of the downtown skyline and San Diego Bay, there are restaurants, coffee shops, hotels, a childrens playground, additional park space, and additional shopping opportunities within walking distance of the start/finish area.
The sprint triathlon is a 750m swim, 20k bike ride, and 10k run