Mother's Day Triathlon and Duathlon and FREE One Mile Family Fun Run

Sunday, May 11, 2014

Granite Beach, Folsom Lake SRA

Race Information:

The 3rd Annual Mothers Day Triathlon and Duathlon for Women Only, is back with lower race prices, beautiful Finisher Medals, tech-tee Women's cut race shirts, and a Special Early Sign-up Bonus of a handmade gift from Thailand for the first 300 Women!

We are pleased to announce that the Swim and T1 for the Mother’s Day 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.

This year's event includes a FREE One Mile Family Fun Run over a kid and stroller friendly course.

TBF is proud to have Luna Bar as a sponsor for our Mother's Day Triathlon and the Dignity Health Women's Triathlon Festival.


Mother’s Day Triathlon Distance: Swim 400 yards – Bike 6.5 miles – Run 2 miles
Mother’s Day Duathlon Distance: Run 2 miles – Bike 6.5 miles – Run 2 miles

Race Category: Duathlon, Triathlon


Triathlon: $60 until 11/31/13, $70 until 3/1/14, $80 until race day, $90 race day

Duathlon: $60 until 11/31/13, $70 until 3/1/14, $80 until race day, $90 race day

Under 18 - Triathlon or Duathlon: $50 until 11/31/13, $60 until 3/1/14, $70 until race day, $80 race day

Relay Teams: $100 until 11/31/13, $120 until race day, $140 race day

One Mile Family Fitness Run: FREE!

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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
9 am Start of the Mother’s Day Triathlon and Duathlon

Course Description:

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 between 62 and 65 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 Clif Electrolyte Beverage, along with Clif Shot Energy gels will be available in the transition area.

Bike Course Map (PDF)

Run - The 2-mile run course leaves transition and runs on single-track trails along the lake back towards Beal’s Point. The out and back course has aid stations that will be stocked with water, Clif Beverage, and Clif Shot 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.

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 Overall Female in the Mother’s Day Triathlon will receive an Overall Champion Award. There will be awards five deep in each ten-year age group for the Triathlon. We will have three Relay Team Divisions with awards to the top three teams in each division: Friends, Family, and Co-Workers.


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:

Finisher Medals, tech-tee Women's cut race shirts, and a Special Early Sign-up Bonus of a handmade gift from Thailand for the first 300 Women!

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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