Awards will be issued to the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place finishers in all age groups (5 year increments) for all Age Group Events.
All Finishers will receive a commemorative Finisher’s Medal.
Overall placement awards will be issued to the top 3 overall men and women.
All participants will receive a Goleta Beach Triathlon T-shirt.
Relay Teams allowed for Long Course Triathlon only.
ARRIVAL TIME & PARKING
All participants must be at the Park no later than 6 AM to have sufficient time to setup their transition area and receive final instructions at the Mandatory Meeting (7:30 AM).
The Transition Area opens at 6 AM and will close at 8 AM when the first swim wave begins. Please have all your equipment in place and ready to go by 7:30 AM.
USAT SANCTIONED EVENT
This is a USAT sanctioned event. All participants must show a valid USAT membership card and a photo ID at time of packet pickup. Non-USAT members will need to purchase the one-day USAT card for $15. Payment can be made during online registration, using the mail-in registration form, or at time of packet pickup.
All bikes must have the barends plugged. No bike will be allowed into the transition area or on the course unless each barend is securely plugged. Do not get disqualified for non-compliance, stop by the Hazard’s Bike booth in make sure you’re in compliance.
SPECIAL BIKE COURSE NOTE:
During the bike segment, there is no passing allowed on the recreational path when oncoming traffic or safety & cautionary devices are present. Violations will result in time penalties and possible disqualification. All riders must look carefully and use good judgment when attempting to pass on the bike path. Please caution the rider ahead by yelling “ON YOUR LEFT” prior to attempting to pass. NEVER ATTEMPT TO PASS ON THE RIGHT. All cyclists are to ride single file (no side-by-side riding allowed) and stay at least 3 bike lengths behind the rider in front (exception made for the Parent-Child Triathlon).
WATER TEMPERATURE & WETSUITS
The water temperature is usually 62-68 degrees for this time of year. Wetsuits are recommended but not required.
GOLETA BEACH PIER
Take a walk out to the end of our beautiful Goleta Beach Pier. This is something you don’t want to miss!
Goleta Beach Park – Click on the map to Zoom In/Out, Click on “View Larger Map” to get directions