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Carlsbad Triathlon

June 10, 2018 · Carlsbad, CA

Distance: 1K swim, 25K bike, 5K run

This is Southern California at its best. Ocean swim and scenic bike and run course. 

This race includes two distances: the Michellie Jones Sprint Plus Triathlondistance, which consists of a 1K open-water ocean swim, 25K bike, and 5K run. The second brand new distance added is a true Sprint Triathlon with a0.5K open-water ocean swim, 16K bike, and 5K run
 
The course begins at Tamarack Surf Beach, and follows the coastline of Carlsbad, past the scenic beaches, lagoons, and wildlife preserve. It boasts an ocean swim, a rolling bike course, and a smooth run for the finish.
This race is for everybody from first-timers to the elites, their friends, and family! The  open-water ocean swim  is well-marked with buoys, while the bike and run traverse the beautiful Pacific Ocean coastline with wide roads which are completely closed to traffic.  This course is mostly flat with a couple of rolling areas.
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