Father's Day Triathlon and Duathlon

Sunday, June 15, 2014

Rancho Seco Park, Herald CA

Race Information:

The Father's Day Triathlon and Duathlon is in its third year with its 400 yd swim or 2 mile run - 8 mile bike and 2 mile run course - a perfect family event for Dad on his special day. We will have special Father-Son and Father-Daughter Relay Team Divisions for this fun event.


Father's Day Triathlon - 400 yard swim-8 m bike-2 m run
Father's Day Duathlon 2 m run-8 m bike-2 m run

Race Category: Duathlon, Triathlon


Father’s Day Triathlon: $70 until April 30, 2014, $75 until race day, $80 on race day
Father’s Day Duathlon: $70 until April 30, 2014, $75 until race day, $80 on race day
Father’s Day Relay Teams: $100 til May 13, 2013, $110 until race day, $120 on race day
18 & under for Tri/Du: $60 until April 30, 2014, $65 til race day, $70 race day.

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Event Schedule:

6:30 am Registration and Packet pick up open
6:30 am Transition area open
7:00 am Race announcements begin   
7:40 am Race information announcement for Father’s Day Triathlon/Duathlon
8:00 am Start of Father’s Day Triathlon There will be 4-6 waves, each 5 minutes apart.
10:30 am Start of Awards Ceremony.

Course Description:

Swim - The swim course is in Rancho Seco Lake with a well marked 400 yard course well patrolled by our TBF Water Safety Team. The swim exits on a sandy beach and has a short run to transition on grass.

Bike - The eight mile bike course is an out-and-back course mostly within Rancho Seco Park. There are a few speed bumps exiting the transition area to slow for when crossing. There are no aid stations on the bike course and riders are advised to ride single file.

Bike Course Map (PDF)

Run - The run course begins directly outside the transition area and is a 2 mile out-and-back course on fire roads and trails within the park. There will be two aid stations with water and electrolyte beverage, plus energy gels on the run course. One at the start of the run, and one at the turn-around point on the run course. 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

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. Bodymarking 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 on the run course, serving cold water and electrolyte beverage.

Divisions and Awards:

Each finisher in the Triathlon and Duathlon will receive a custom made Father’s Day Triathlon and Duathlon Finishers medal. First place Overall Male and Female in the Father’s Day Triathlon and Duathlon will receive Overall Champion Awards. There will be awards five deep in each ten-year age group, and for Clydesdale and Athena divisions for the Father’s Day Triathlon. There will be awards three deep in each ten-year age group for the Duathlon. Relay Team awards will be for the Top three teams in each Division of Father-Son and Father-Daughter only.


Expected water temperature for Rancho Seco Park Lake will be 72-76 degrees. Wetsuits are optional. 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 Father’s Day Triathlon/Duathlon custom tech-tee race shirt, XTERRA swim cap, athlete goody bag with CLIF Bar, Emerald Nuts and other product samples.

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 Teri@totalbodyfitness.com as our volunteer positions will fill up quickly.

Training and Coaching:

TBF Training provides group workouts and coaching for the sport of Triathlon along with individual Multi-Sport Coaching and Personal Training.

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TBF Key Staff
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