Distance: Swim 200 Yards, Bike 4 Miles, Run 1 Mile
Women's Sprint Duathlon:-Women Only
Distance: Run 2 Miles, Bike 20 Miles, Run 4 Miles
Women's Super Sprint Duathlon:-Women Only
Distance: Run 1 mile, Bike 4 Miles, Run 1 Mile
Race Date: Saturday, September 7, 2013
Start Time: 7:30 AM Super Sprint; 8:30 AM Sprint
Entry Fee:Triathlon: $70 til May 20, 2013,$80 til race day, $90 on race day Duathlon: $70 til August 12, 2013,$70 til race day, $80 on race day Triathlon Relay Team: $100 til May 20, 2013, $120 til race day Duathlon Relay Team: $80 til May 20, 2013, $100 til race day Super Sprint Triathlon: $60 til May 20, 2013, $70 til race day Super Sprint Duathlon: $60 til May 20, 2013, $70 til race day
The Women's Triathlon Festival is now on a Saturday with a Full Festival of Events! Back again are FOUR Women's Multi-Sport Events: A Triathlon and Duathlon, plus a Super Sprint Triathlon and Duathlon. Each athlete registered for the Womens Triathlon Festival will receive a $42 value Skirt Sports Race Belt Skirt, athlete goody bag, swim cap, post race meal and custom Finisher Medal Race as an individual or as part of a Relay Team - Join the FUN!
Swim Courses - The race starts from the beach in with a .5 mile swim from the beach area. The swim course will be a triangular course in Rancho Seco Lake marked by the large white triangular buoys. Water temperature should be approximately 70 degrees. Wetsuits are allowed. The swim will exit the lake and head up the beach and on a grassy path to the transition area located in the parking area.
Bike Courses - The bike course for the Triathlon/Duathlon is a 20 mile out-and-back course from Rancho Seco Park on Twin Cities Road. The course will be patrolled by CHP and will allow passing. Please ride safely at all times. You will exit the transition area and then mount your bike. From there you will exit the park and make a right hand turn on Hwy 104, making a U-turn at the turn around point and returning to the park. Please be careful while on the road. Riders must stay to the right at all times! Riders must not draft other riders: You must maintain at least THREE bike lengths at all times behind the rider in front of you, and you MUST ride single file while on the Highway. Passing is allowed in a timely manner when it is safe to do so. After passing return to the right side of the road and continue to ride safely. Failure to do so will result in a drafting penalty or disqualification. Crossing the centerline at ANY time will also result in disqualification. Proceed to the turn around on Hwy 104 and return to the park. Traffic has the right-of-way on the road so ride CAREFULLY. The Bike course will Not have an aid station. Water and electrolyte beverage, along with energy gels will be available in the transition area. Bike course map
The Super Sprint Triathlon/Duathlon bike course will be 4 miles and completely contained with the Rancho Seco Park on roads closed to traffic. Please ride carefully and observe the speed bumps in the park.
Run Courses - The first run for the Duathlon starts at the end of the transition area and runs out and back for 2 miles on the same course as the second run. The Triathlon/Duathlon 4-mile run course exits from the transition area and runs around part of the lake on dirt trails. There will be three aid stations on the 4- mile run course.
The Super Sprint Tri 1 mile run course will exit transition area and have an aid station before turning at a half-mile and returning to the finish line.
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
From Sacramento, take Highway 99 south to the Twin Cities Road/Highway 104 exit. Go east on Highway 104, 15 miles, to the Rancho Seco Park exit. Take the first right after passing the two towers.
From the Bay Area, take Highway 80 towards Sacramento. Take Highway 99 south towards Stockton. Exit on Highway 104 and head east towards Jackson. Turn right into Rancho Seco Park.
From Sunrise Blvd and Highway 50, head south towards Jackson Highway on Sunrise Blvd. Turn left on Jackson Highway and proceed ~4.5 miles to Dillard Road. Turn right on Dillard Road. Turn left on Clay Station Road. Turn left on Highway 104. Turn right into Rancho Seco Park.
Packet pick up:Look for a Special Race Packet Pick Up taking place at Fleet Feet Sports in Sacramento to be announced. Volunteering: TBF Racing always needs volunteers to help keep our events organized, safe, and fun. If you or a friend would like to volunteer, please email [email protected] or read more information about our Race for Free Athlete Volunteer program. Equipment: Expected water temperature for Rancho Seco Park Lake will be 72-76 degrees. Wetsuits are allowed. Swim fins and snorkels are not allowed. Helmets must be worn and buckled on the bike at all times. Run numbers must be worn on the run and when crossing the finish line. Listening devices of any kind: MP3, IPod, headphones, etc.. are not allowed.