Bakersfield Triathlon

Olympic, Sprint, Other

Event Date

Sun, Sep 21, 2014


Bakersfield, CA

About This Activity

The Bakersfield Triathlon is one of the longest running events in the sport. Established in 1981, the Bakersfield Triathlon has earned a reputation as one of the most challenging triathlons in the U.S. The Olympic distance course has changed some over time but the addition of 2 laps on the bike up the Bluffs and a run loop that includes the famous Hanglider Hill and Bastard Hill are enough to test the most seasoned veteran. At least 3 miles of the Olympic run course are on dirt trails.  The Sprint Course allows both the beginner and the fast & furious to have a good time without the steep hills. At least 1 mile of the Sprint run course is on dirt.   Relay teams are welcome in both events and a Kids Tri is available for the young ones.

Event details and schedule

Saturday Sept. 20: Packet pick-up at Action Sports from 3:00 - 7:00 pm.  ( 9500 Brimhall Rd   Suite 400  93312 ).

Sunday Sept 21: Transition area opens at 6:30 am.  Olympic Triathlon men start at 8:00 am.  Olmpic Triathlon women and relays start at 8:05 am.  Sprint Triathlon men start at 8:30 am.  Sprint Triathlon women and relays start at 8:35.  Kids triathlon starts at 11:30 am.

 *** The focus of the Kids Triathlon is participation and completing a multisport event, not competition. Every Kids Triathlon participant receives a finisher's medal.

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