EVENT CANCELED FOR 2020
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We are excited for the 7th Annual Oakland Triathlon Festival in Jack London Square!
An urban race of this kind is very unique and local support is what makes it possible. The Oakland Triathlon continues to allow individuals, teams and corporate groups the ability to achieve their goals through a fun environment and beautiful venue. Enjoy the race, the city, and community while you create your goals around the Oakland Triathlon!
Age groups male & female (awards will be given 3 deep)
Approx. water temperature in August: 66-68 degrees
First come first serve, triathlon clubs and teams will have designated rack space.
All athletes should arrive at least 1.5 hours early. This year’s event will begin on time so please be prepared.
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.
Be sure to listen to race day announcers. providing important announcements throughout the day.
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.
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.
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.
Sports massage services will be provided after the race for free.
Coming from East of Oakland, CA
Coming from West of Oakland
Coming from North of Oakland, CA
Coming from South of Oakland, CA
Near the swim start and exit
Pedestrian Crossing on Alice St. as athletes head to transition from the swim
Transition Area & Bike Out
The second loop of the bike for Olympic Distance Participants
Run exit near Cerruti Cellars and run back over the pedestrian crossing
Finish Line & Expo Area – Click Here
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.
The Half Moon Bay Triathlon is a sanctioned USA Triathlon event. Learn more about USA Triathlon and our Competitive Rules: Click Here