The Dignity Health Women's Triathlon Festival

Event Date

Sat, Sep 6, 2014


Herald, CA

About This Activity

The Dignity Health Women's Triathlon Festival is back on a Saturday with a Full Festival of Events! Back again are FOUR Women's Multi-Sport Events: A Triathlon and Duathlon, plus a Super Sprint Triathlon and Duathlon. Each athlete registered for the Womens Triathlon Festival will receive a custom tech-tee race shirt, athlete goody bag, swim cap, post race meal and custom Finisher Medal Race as an individual or as part of a Relay Team - Join the FUN!

Packet Pick Up - Athletes can pick up their packet at Fleet Feet Sports in Sacramento on Friday September 5th from 10 - 6 pm.

The road into the park will be closed from 7:30 am until 8 am for the Super Sprint Triathlon/Duathlon. Athletes MUST arrive prior to 7:30 am. Spectators arriving after 7:30 am can walk the 2 miles into the park or wait until 8 am when the road opens. 

Swim Courses - The race starts from the beach in with a .5 mile swim from the beach area. The swim course will be a triangular course in Rancho Seco Lake marked by the large white triangular buoys. Water temperature should be approximately 70 degrees. Wetsuits are allowed. 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 Courses - The bike course for the Triathlon/Duathlon is a 20 mile out-and-back course from Rancho Seco Park on Twin Cities Road. Riders must stay to the right at all times! Passing is allowed in a timely manner when it is safe to do so. After passing return to the right side of the road and continue to ride safely. Failure to do so will result in a drafting penalty or disqualification. Crossing the leftline at ANY time will also result in disqualification. Proceed to the turn around on Hwy 104 and return to the park. Traffic has the right-of-way on the road so ride CAREFULLY. The Bike course will Not have an aid station. Water and electrolyte beverage, along with energy gels will be available in the transition area.

The Super Sprint Triathlon/Duathlon bike course will be 4 miles and completely contained with the Rancho Seco Park on roads closed to traffic. Please ride carefully and observe the speed bumps in the park.

Run Courses - The first run for the Duathlon starts at the end of the transition area and runs out and back for 2 miles on the same course as the second run. The Triathlon/Duathlon 4-mile run course exits from the transition area and runs around part of the lake on dirt trails. There will be three aid stations on the 4- mile run course.

The Super Sprint Tri 1 mile run course will exit transition area and have an aid station before turning at a half-mile and returning to the finish line.

No Refunds available!

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Race fees increase on race day.

Event schedule and times

Super Sprint Triathlon and Duathlon start at 7:30 am.

Dignity Health Women's Triathlon and Duathlon start at 8:30 am.

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