The 3rd Annual Mothers Day Triathlon and Duathlon for Women Only, is back with lower race prices, beautiful Finisher Medals, tech-tee Women's cut race shirts, and a Special Early Sign-up Bonus of a handmade gift from Thailand for the first 300 Women!
Swim - The race starts from the Granite Beach in Folsom Lake with a 400 yard swim from the beach area. The swim course will be a triangular course marked by the large white triangular buoys. Water temperature should be approximately 56 degrees. Wetsuits are recommended. 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 -The 6.5-mile bike course is a course located entirely within the park on roads closed to traffic. The bike course is windy and has several sharp small hills and tight turns. It is STRONGLY recommended that you ride the course ahead of time. Caution is advised on several of the turns as they wind through the hills and oak trees that surround Folsom Lake. After the second loop you will return into the transition area. Course maps will be available on race morning at Registration. The Bike course will Not have an aid station. Water and Clif Electrolyte Beverage, along with Clif Shot Energy gels will be available in the transition area.
Run - The 2-mile run course leaves transition and runs on single-track trails along the lake back towards Beals Point. The out and back course has aid stations that will be stocked with water, Clif Beverage, and Clif Shot Energy gels. The finish is back at the start area at the 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.
Granite Bay 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 $12 vehicle charge for day-use or $125 for an annual pass. Contact phone 916 988 0205 ..
Aid stations will be located in the transition area and at mile one on the run course, serving cold water, and Electrolyte beverage.
Divisions and Awards:
First place Overall Female in the Mothers Day Triathlon will receive an Overall Champion Award. There will be awards five deep in each ten-year age group for the Triathlon. We will have three Relay Team Divisions with awards to the top three teams in each division: Friends, Family, and Co-Workers.
Expected water temperature for Folsom Lake will be 62-68 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.
Finisher Medals, tech-tee Women's cut race shirts, and a Special Early Sign-up Bonus of a handmade gift from Thailand for the first 300 Women!
Post Race Athlete Food:
Included for each competitor is a post race meal of hot pasta with salad, fruit, cookies and beverage.