The TRI for FUN Sprint Triathlon began in 1983, started by Fleet Feet Sports founder Sally Edwards. TBF Racing took over the event in 2001 and have enjoyed working with the SMUD Staff at Rancho Seco Park to bring you this classic Series of Triathlons each summer.
2018 Race Features
The original TRI for FUN Series is back in its 35th year at Rancho Seco Park. The Series Dates are: June 9, July 14, & August 11.
Back is the Super Sprint distance Triathlon and Duathlon. These easy-to-have-fun races will consist of a 200 yard swim or 1 mile run, followed by a 4 mile bike and 1 mile run. The Super Sprint Triathlon and Duathlon will both start at 8 am.
The race is at beautiful Rancho Seco Park featuring a lake swim, a road bike course, and a dirt trail run. The TRI for FUN Sprint Triathlon is a popular event for experienced triathletes and first-timers.
Included for each athlete is custom TRI for FUN tech-tee race shirt, a swim cap, an athlete goody bag, hot post race meal and raffle prizes.
Super Sprint Triathlon - 200 yard swim-4 mile bike-1 mile run
Super Sprint Duathlon 1 mile run-4 mile bike-1 mile run
TRI for FUN Sprint Triathlon - .5 m swim-16 m bike-3 m run
Super Sprint Triathlon/Duathlon - 8:00 am
TRI for FUN Triathlon - 8:30 am Wave Start
Relay Teams are three person for the TRI for FUN Sprint Triathlon. Entry fee includes race shirts, goody bags and post race meals. Awards will be first through third in Male, Female and Coed divisions for the TRI for FUN Triathlon.
Packet Pick Up Information
Race packets will be available race morning from 6:30 am to 8:30 am at the race site. There is a $12 park entrance fee per vehicle.
Refund and Transfer Information
TBF Racing has a No Refund policy on all of our events. A Refund requested prior to race week will be given a TBF Race credit for the amount of the entry fee minus a $25 processing fee. Credits are not given during race week. Race transfers are allowed from one TBF Racing event to another within a one-year time frame. There is a $25 transfer fee. Participant transfers are allowed for this event with a $15 fee. Transfers are not allowed during race week. ALL TBF Racing events are held Rain or Shine.
Race for FREE Information
Our Race for FREE Athlete Volunteer Program offers a chance to get involved with multi-sport events, have fun, and earn a $40 TBF Racing Volunteer voucher good towards entry fees at any of our events this year. Each volunteer shift is 4 hours. We ask volunteers to reserve a volunteer position at any of our events by emailing Volunteer Director [email protected] as our volunteer positions will fill up quickly.
Event details and schedule
8:00 am - Entry into Rancho Seco Park closed from 8 am to 8:30 am due to Super Sprint event bike course closure. Vehicles can park and walk in approximately one mile or wait until the road opens at 8: 20-8:30 am.