The Folsom Lake International Triathlon and Aquabike

Saturday, May 10, 2014

Granite Beach, Folsom Lake SRA

Race Information:

We are pleased to announce that the Swim and T1 for the Folsom Lake International Triathlon will take place entirely at Granite Beach, Folsom Lake. Water levels are sufficient currently, and hopefully will rise further, allowing us to return the Swim to its proper location: Folsom Lake.

NEW this year: Lower prices and Folsom Lake Int'l Triathlon Finisher Medal. Plus the Aquabike is USAT sanctioned.

The Folsom Lake International Triathlon will be USAT Sanctioned for 2014, requiring holding of an annual membership card with USAT or the purchase of a $12 one-day license with USAT on race day.


Folsom Lake International Triathlon - 1.5K swim - 40K bike - 10K run

Aquabike - 1.5K swim - 40K bike

Race Category: Aquabike, Triathlon


The Folsom Lake International Triathlon: $75 until 11/31/13, $85 until 4/30/14, $95 until race day, $105 race day

Under 18: $65 until 11/31/13, $75 until 4/30/14, $85 until race day, $95 race day

Relay Teams: $120 until 11/31/13, $140 until race day, $150 race day

USAT Aquabike: $50 until 11/31/13, $60 until 4/30/14, $70 until race day, $75 race day

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Event Schedule:

6:30 am Transition area open
7 am Registration and Packet pick up open
7 am Race announcements begin
8 am Start of the Folsom Lake International Triathlon

Course Description:

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 62 and 66 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 NOT have an aid station. Water and electrolyte beverage, along with energy gels will be available in the transition area.

Bike course map (PDF)

Run - The 10K run course leaves transition and runs on single-track trails along the lake back towards Beal’s 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 (PDF)

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.

Aid Stations:

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 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 and Relay Team awards for the Top team in each Division of Male, Female and Coed. The Aquabike will have awards for the top three male and female overall finishers.


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.

Competitor Goodies:

Included for each competitor is a Folsom Lake Triathlon tech-tee race shirt, swim cap, athlete goody bag plus hot post race meal and free athlete massage.

Post Race Athlete Food:

Included for each competitor is a post race meal of hot pasta with salad, fruit, cookies and beverage.

Sports Expo:

The post race sports expo will have vendors such as Total Body Fitness, Fleet Feet Sports, and Kinetic Cycles.

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. Transfers are allowed from one TBF Racing event to another within a one-year time frame. There is a $25 transfer fee. Transfers are not allowed during race week. ALL TBF Racing events are held rain or shine.


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 as our volunteer positions will fill up quickly.

Training and Coaching:

TBF Training offers the Tri-for-Fun Spring Class beginning in April 2014 for $199. This 6-week class includes entry into the TRI for FUN Triathlon on May 31, 2014 and will help athletes of all levels reach their fitness and performance goals. Find out more info at or email with your training questions.

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