The Folsom Lake International Triathlon and Aquabike
Saturday, May 10, 2014
This year with the low water at Folsom Lake, the swim for Folsom Lake International Triathlon will take place at Negro Bar, Lake Natomas.
There will be Two Transition Areas for the race this year. T1 will be at Negro Bar, Lake Natomas where the Start of the race and the Swim will take place. Athletes will exit the water and enter T1 at Negro Bar. The bike course will travel on the American River Bike Trail to Beals Point, Folsom Lake and then will continue on local roads in Granite Bay and Loomis, finishing at T2 located at Granite Beach, 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
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
6:30 am Transition area open
7 am Registration and Packet pick up open
7 am Race announcements begin
9 am Start of the Folsom Lake International Triathlon
Swim - The race starts from Negro Bar on Lake Natomas with a 1.5K swim. The swim course will be a triangular course marked by the large white triangular buoys. Water temperature should be between 60-65 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 T1 at Negro Bar, Lake Natomas and travel on the American Rive Bike Trail to Beals Point, where it will turn onto local roads and continue through Placer County, returning to T2 at Granite Beach, Folsom Lake. 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.
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
The Folsom Lake International Triathlon consists of one swimmer, one cyclist and one runner. Entry fee includes three race shirts, athlete goody bags and post- race meals. Awards for Relay Teams will be first overall in Male, Female and Coed divisions.
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 will be located in the transition area and at mile one on the run course, serving cold water, and Electrolyte beverage.
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.
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.
Included for each competitor is a post race meal of hot pasta with salad, fruit, cookies and beverage.
The post race sports expo will have vendors such as Total Body Fitness, Fleet Feet Sports, and Kinetic Cycles.
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 Teri@totalbodyfitness.com as our volunteer positions will fill up quickly.
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 www.tbftraining.com or email Dan@totalbodyfitness.com with your training questions.