2021 The Mother's Day Triathlon


Super Sprint Triathlon :
Triathlon : Swim 400 Yards, Bike 6.5 Miles, Run 2 Miles
Super Sprint Duathlon :
Duathlon : Run 2 Miles, Bike 6.5 Miles, Run 2 Miles
  • Race Date: Sunday, May 9, 2021
  • Location:Granite Beach
  • Address: 8000 Douglas Blvd.
  • City/State/Zip:Granite Bay, California 95746
  • Country: USA

_ The 2021 The Mother's Day Triathlon & 5K for Women:

The 10th Annual Mothers Day Triathlon and 5K for Women is at Granite Beach, Folsom Lake. All athletes will receive custom Mother’s Day Finisher Medals, and back this year is our Duathlon, Aquabike, Swim-Run, and Relay Team options as well. Commemorative Mother’s Day Triathlon/Duathlon race t-shirts are available for $15 when ordered by May 3rd.

The Mother’s Day Triathlon offers a 400 yd swim – 6.5 mile bike and 2 mile run course. The Duathlon will feature a 2 mile run – 6.5 mile bike – 2 mile run course. There is an Aquabike that has a 400 yd swim and 6.5 mile bike, and a Swim-Run that does the 400 yard swim then the 2 mile run. We also have Relay Team options for the Triathlon and Duathlon with awards to the top three teams in each division: Friends, Family, and Co-Workers.

Start Times:

  • 8:30 am – Mother’s Day 5K
  • 9:00 am – Mother’s Day Duathlon & Triathlon for Women


  • Mother’s Day Tri: 400 yd swim-6.5 mile bike-2 mile run
  • Mother’s Day Du: 2 mile run-6.5 mile bike-2 mile run

Course Information:


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 64 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 FLUID Electrolyte beverage, along with Hammer Energy gels will be available in the transition area.
Mother’s Day Triathlon Bike course map »

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, FLUID Electrolyte beverage and Hammer 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.
Mother’s Day Triathlon Run course map »

Transition Area

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.


Expected water temperature for Folsom Lake will be 54-62 degrees. Wetsuits are recommended. 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.

Other Info:

-) 2021 Race Information  - updated

Previous Results:

2014 Results at athlinks.com: Triathlon / Duathlon
2013 Results at: tbfracing.com
2012 Results at tbfracing.com: Triathlon/ Age Group ||| Duathlon/ Age Group 


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