Sacramento International Triathlon

Sunday, June 29, 2014

Discovery Park, Sacramento CA

Race Information:

The USAT sanctioned Sacramento International Triathlon was first held in 2011 at Rancho Seco Park. In 2012 the event was moved to Discovery Park in Sacramento, the site of our Golden State Triathlon.


Sacramento International Triathlon: 1.5K swim - 40K bike - 10K run

Aquabike: 1.5K swim - 40K bike

Race Category: Aquabike, Triathlon


Sacramento International Triathlon: $85 til April 30, 2014, $100 til race day, $110 on race day

Athletes 18 and under: $75 til April 30, 2014, $85 til race day, $95 on race day

Relay Teams: $110 til April 30, 2014, 2013, $140 til race day.

Aquabike: $60 til April 30, 2014, $70 til race day, $75 on race day

The Sacramento 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.

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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              
8:00 am Start of The Sacramento Intl Triathlon
11:30 am Start of Awards Ceremony

Course Description:

Swim - The race starts from the beach in Discovery Park, across the bridge from the Transition area, finish line and athlete parking. The swim will be a 1.5K in the American River, starting upstream and ending downstream on the opposite side of the American River. There is a staircase up the riverbank to the transition area. Swim course (PDF)

Bike - The 40K bike course is four laps and is on closed local roads. Athletes are responsible for counting their own bike laps to insure they finish all four laps. Athletes not completing all four bike laps will be disqualified.  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 (PDF)

Run – The 10K run course is a fast out and back course along the beautiful American River Parkway. There will be aid stations at the start of the run and at miles 1, 3, and 5. 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 (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 on the run course, serving cold water and electrolyte beverage.

Divisions and Awards:

First place Overall Male and Female in the Sacramento International Triathlon will receive Overall Champion Awards. There will be awards five deep in each five-year age group for the Sacramento International Triathlon. Relay Team awards will be for the Top three teams in each Division of Male, Female and Coed.


Expected water temperature for American River, Discovery Park will be 68-74 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 athlete is a Sac International Triathlon tech-tee race shirt, an XTERRA swim cap, athlete goody bag, 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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