The Folsom Lake International Triathlon is a USAT Sanctioned Olympic Distance Triathlon taking place at Granite Bay, Folsom Lake State Recreation Area on Saturday May 11, 2013. The race will feature a 1.5K lake swim, a 40K road bike course on local roads outside the Folsom Lake SRA traveling through scenic Placer County and will finish with a challenging 10K trail run course. There will be an Aqua Bike option available this year with the Folsom Lake International Triathlon.
The race will be USAT Sanctioned, requiring the purchase of a $12 one-day license with USAT, or the holding of an annual membership card with USAT.
Swim - The race starts from Granite Beach in Folsom Lake with a 1.5K swim from the beach area. The swim course will be a triangular course marked by the large white triangular buoys. Water temperature should be between 64-68 degrees. Wetsuits are recommended. The swim will exit the lake and head up the beach to the transition area located in the parking area.
Bike - The 40K bike course will exit the State Park and travel on local roads through Placer County. Course maps will be available on race morning at Registration. The Bike course will have two aid stations. Water and electrolyte beverage, along with energy gels will be available in the transition area. Bike course map
Run - The 10K run course leaves transition and runs on single-track trails along the lake back towards Beals Point. The out and back course has 5 aid stations that will be stocked with water, electrolyte beverage, and energy gels. The finish is back at the start area at Granite Beach. ALL athletes must wear their race number on the front of their body during the run and have it when crossing the finish line.Run course map
Relay Teams The Folsom Lake International Triathlon consists of one swimmer, one cyclist and one runner. Entry fee includes three race shirts, athlete goody bags and post- race meals. Awards for Relay Teams will be first overall in Male, Female and Coed divisions.
First place Overall Male and Female in the Folsom Lake International Triathlon will receive Overall Champion Awards. There will be awards five deep in each five-year age group for the Folsom Lake International Triathlon. Relay Team awards will be for the Top three teams in each Division of Male, Female and Coed.
The Transition area will be on a first-come basis, with the exception of Reserved Bike Racks for TRI Clubs. The transition area at all TBF Racing events is for athletes only. All non-athletes must remain outside of the transition area at all times on race day. Body marking will be take place at the entrance to the transition area and must be completed before you enter the transition area. Athletes will have their race number marked on their legs and arms and have their age division on their calf. Glass or bottles are not allowed in the transition area.
Aid stations will be located in the transition area for athletes before the race, on the bike course, and on the run course, serving cold water, energy gels, and electrolyte beverage.
From the Bay Area take Interstate 80
east to Douglas Blvd.
From Reno take Interstate 80 west to
State Park on Folsom lake is located at the end of Douglas Blvd, 5-6 miles East
of I-80. Turn right at the third stop sign after entering the park for the
Granite Beach parking lot. There is a $10 vehicle charge for day-use or $125
for an annual pass.