May 17, 2020

Morgan Hill Sprint Triathlon

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Overview

Event Information

EVENT CANCELED FOR 2020

2020 Event Cancellation Press Release: Click Here

Click here to see our deferment, credit and refund policies based on the cancellation.


We kick off the summer with a classic sprint triathlon, The 29th Annual Morgan Hill Triathlon will be held at UVAS Reservoir in Morgan Hill, CA. This event sells out early every year as local and destination triathletes vie for one of the available entries to enjoy this unique sprint triathlon in the Silicon Valley. This looped bike course is a staple in the Northern California triathlon community. Come and enjoy a great day in the sun along with hundreds of other passionate triathletes.

  • Weather: Click Here (10-day forecast)
  • 7:00 am — Start Time
  • Distance: 3/4 Mile Swim - 16 Mile Bike - 5 Mile Run
Registration Categories
  • Individual
  • Triathlon Clubs
  • Youth – Individuals (19 and under)
  • Aquabike
  • Relay Teams (male, female, or coed 2 or 3 person team), captain pays the fee.
  • Clydesdale & Athena
Registration Includes
  • Custom event branded t-shirt
  • Custom finishers medal
  • Custom water bottle
  • Free post-race feast and beer
  • Professional Race Day announcer
  • Race results posted on race day
  • Great music
  • Free Race Photos
Race Divisions

Age groups male & female (awards will be given 3 deep)

  • 13-15, 16-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75-79, 80-84, 85-89
  • Female-Athena (over 165 lbs)
  • Male-Clydesdale (over 220 lbs.)
  • USA Triathlon age groups are assigned based on your age as of December 31st of the race year.
Course Records (Men/Women)
  • Men: Chris “Macca” McCormack – 2009 MHST – 1:21:28
  • Women: Kelly Coach – 2009 MHST – 1:30:25
Confirmed Athletes

All athletes should arrive at least 1.5 hours early. This event will begin promptly at 7:00AM

Race Tattoos & Bibs

Athletes will be responsible for applying the race tattoo (bib number-left arm) that is provided in your packet. Apply your Race Tattoo on the left side of your body. Remember it is mandatory that you wear your colored swim cap, apply your adhesive bike bib and wear your run bib during the run portion of the race.

Transition Area

The transition area is very well marked with signage for individual and team racks. Bike racks will be first come first serve.

Bike Check

USA Productions highly recommends getting your bike checked and tuned prior to the race. Mechanics will be on hand in the transition area for any technical needs and on course for bike support.

Preparing for Race

Be sure to listen to the race day announcer for important announcements during your warm-up.

Avg. Water Temperature

Approx. water temperature in April: 65-58 degrees

After the Race

All racers will finish at one of the BEST PARTIES AROUND. All participants will enjoy free catered food. Fixings include fresh fruit and bagels, granola cereal, burritos and free beer from Bare Bottle Brewery.

Race day announcer will keep all who attend informed of all the post-race festivities. The Awards ceremony will begin at approx. 10:15 a.m.

Relay Teams

Participants have the option to enter the Olympic or Sprint distance triathlon as a relay team, consisting of 2–3 people. Team members share a single timing chip, which is passed from one team member to another in transition. The registration fee is for the entire team and the captain will need to pay this fee at the time of registration. The captain will invite each team member to join the team online and purchase or add their USA Triathlon membership at the time of joining the relay team. Prizes will be awarded for fastest all male, all female and mixed category teams, 3 deep.

Post Race Massage

Sports massage services will be provided after the race for free.

Parking & Directions

Please do not park on Uvas Rd as we are not permitted to do so and this makes the course unsafe if your cars are not off the road completely. Please park at the following address so we make our permitting party happy and keep the event safe for all.

  • Map Location: Click Here
  • Address: 14400 Uvas Rd. Morgan Hill, CA 95037

Parking will be available at no charge at the following address for all participants. Follow the parking signs into the parking area.

Driving Directions to UVAS Reservoir
  • Map Location:Click Here
  • Address: 14200 Uvas Rd. Morgan Hill, CA 95037

Miscellaneous

Chip Timing

This race will be timed using a chip timing system. Upon checking in you will receive a chip that is traditionally worn on the ankle. It is the athlete’s responsibility to wear the chip during the entire race. If you do not wear the chip you will NOT be timed.

The Athlete is also 100% totally responsible for the return of the chip. Our waiver will have a disclaimer that must be signed that states you, the athlete, must return the chip or be billed accordingly by our timing company. It is the racer’s responsibility to make sure that if you cannot attend the race, the chip will be returned within 7 days to USA Productions at the following address. If the timing chip is not returned the participant will be charged $30.

USA Triathlon Rules, Event Sanctioning & Memberships

The Morgan Hill S Triathlon is a sanctioned USA Triathlon event. Learn more about USA Triathlon and our Competitive Rules: Click Here