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Newport Dunes Triathlon

Posted by: on June, 6 2018

California Triathlon is pleased to announce the addition of the Newport Dunes Triathlon at the Newport Dunes Waterfront Resort, a 110-acre resort located in Newport Beach, Orange County California.  The inaugural Olympic and sprint distance races will be held on Sunday, November 4, 2018. The race begins with a rolling start swim inside the Newport […]

XTERRA Laguna Beach Triathlon & Trail Run

Posted by: on May, 23 2017

XTERRA is a series of off-road triathlon races, i.e. three-sport races which include swimming, mountain biking, and trail running. Or more simply put, it’s an epic off-road experience that will rock your world. XTERRA Long Course A longer race for experienced off-road enthusiasts. A 1500m Swim in the Pacific, followed by a rigorous 25k Bike […]

The Liquid Run

Posted by: on January, 27 2016

The Liquid Run is specially designed for you and your friends to splash, bounce, and bound through a floating obstacle course with over 60 challenging (but fun!) obstacles to traverse, all on top of clean, clear water! We’ll have fun for all your family and friends including a Free Play Zone, Kids Zone, Music, Food […]

CoveAthlon #6

Posted by: on May, 13 2013

COVEATHLON is a short distance swim-run aquathlon 6 race series intended to give participants, beginners to advanced, the opportunity to train, compete, learn, and improve on their ocean swimming and beach and trail running techniques while bringing the community closer together with the Crystal Cove State Park, its Staff and CCSLA. The COVEATHLON series allows athletes […]

CoveAthlon #5

Posted by: on May, 13 2013

COVEATHLON is a short distance swim-run aquathlon 6 race series intended to give participants, beginners to advanced, the opportunity to train, compete, learn, and improve on their ocean swimming and beach and trail running techniques while bringing the community closer together with the Crystal Cove State Park, its Staff and CCSLA. The COVEATHLON series allows athletes […]

CoveAthlon #4

Posted by: on May, 13 2013

COVEATHLON is a short distance swim-run aquathlon 6 race series intended to give participants, beginners to advanced, the opportunity to train, compete, learn, and improve on their ocean swimming and beach and trail running techniques while bringing the community closer together with the Crystal Cove State Park, its Staff and CCSLA. The COVEATHLON series allows athletes […]

CoveAthlon #3

Posted by: on May, 13 2013

COVEATHLON is a short distance swim-run aquathlon 6 race series intended to give participants, beginners to advanced, the opportunity to train, compete, learn, and improve on their ocean swimming and beach and trail running techniques while bringing the community closer together with the Crystal Cove State Park, its Staff and CCSLA. The COVEATHLON series allows athletes […]

CoveAthlon #2

Posted by: on May, 13 2013

COVEATHLON is a short distance swim-run aquathlon 6 race series intended to give participants, beginners to advanced, the opportunity to train, compete, learn, and improve on their ocean swimming and beach and trail running techniques while bringing the community closer together with the Crystal Cove State Park, its Staff and CCSLA. The COVEATHLON series allows athletes […]

Coveathlon #1

Posted by: on May, 13 2013

COVEATHLON is a short distance swim-run aquathlon 6 race series intended to give participants, beginners to advanced, the opportunity to train, compete, learn, and improve on their ocean swimming and beach and trail running techniques while bringing the community closer together with the Crystal Cove State Park, its Staff and CCSLA. The COVEATHLON series allows athletes […]

Newport Beach 1st Battalion Beach Challenge

Posted by: on December, 16 2012

Newport Beach…on the beach, 10-14 fitness challenges (and a few surprises), a run, dozens of screaming Marines, sound like fun? Sure you can run…but can you challenge the Marines at their own game?! Newport Dunes Waterfront Resort – on the sand & Back Bay (5K partial) 5K, 2K and a Kids Course too (1K) RAIN or SHINE – […]

Whoo’s In El Morro 25K/50K

Posted by: on June, 28 2012

Come join us for the fourth running of the Whoo’s in El Moro 25k/50k, a fun romp through the El Moro section of Crystal Cove State Park in scenic Southern California.  With a fun mix of fire-road and single track, this course offers a challenging adventure in the coastal hills of Orange County.

Pacific Coast Triathlon/Duathlon

Posted by: on December, 20 2011

Probably one of the most scenic races in the country. Located at Crystal Cove, you’ll have trouble finding a better race venue.  Lots of distances to choose from so bring the family and come on out to the beach! The run up from the Pacific Ocean to T1 is sure to get your heart rate […]

Pacific Coast Duathlon

Posted by: on December, 20 2011

The duathlon will start at the swim start area, run the length of the swim course on the sand, and up the ramp to T1. The rest of the course is identical to the triathlon. It will start 9 minutes after the first swim wave, so that it will be a race up the ramp…dus […]

SDCCU OC Marathon Running Festival

Posted by: on December, 20 2011

Use the code “RaceShed15” for 15% OFF registration! The Full Marathon is back! The 2022 SDCCU OC Marathon Running Festival races will include the OC Marathon, Half Marathon, the OC 5K, and Kids Run the OC.  The SDCCU OC Marathon Course will start in front of our Official Start Line Hotel, the Newport Beach Marriott […]

America By Bicycle Winter Oasis Tour

Posted by: on December, 20 2011

This 5 day tour of California will pack in beaches, mountains, desert, and wine country in a bicycle ride starting and finishing in Orange County. This off season getaway is a boon to enjoy fewer crowds, cooler temps, cheaper airfare,and of course…it’s the perfect trip to jump-start your cycling season!

Newport Mesa Spirit Run

Posted by: on December, 20 2011

YOUTH DISTANCE: 5K, 1 M, ½ MI, ¼ M TODDLER TROT ADULT DISTANCE: 10K, 15K, 5K, 1M, 5K FAMILY WALK   In 2016, Spirit Run changed its 5k and 10k courses to make them faster than ever. The 5k and 10k courses no longer have an out and back before the finish line and both […]

Xterra Trail Run Series – Crystal Cove

Posted by: on December, 20 2011

The 2019-2020 Season opens with the epic XTERRA Crystal Cove 15k and 6k Trail Runs!! No more reschedules due to rain!! Hang out at the beach after!! You can hear the waves crash as you toe the start line and with full views of the Pacific Ocean descending to the finish line. Come have fun […]

Harbor Heritage Run

Posted by: on December, 20 2011

Thank you for supporting the HARBOR HERITAGE RUN More than 1200 runners enjoyed a beautiful October day in Newport Beach.  Picturesque course through Newport Heights offers gently rolling hills, ocean/bay views and cool breezes.  Race starts and finishes in the stadium, located on 16th St. between Dover Dr. and Irvine Ave.

Newport Beach Triathlon

Posted by: on December, 20 2011

The .5 mile swim course will be in the Back Bay of Newport Beach. The flat-water ocean swim will be followed by a 15 mile two-loop cycling course, which will take place on Back Bay and Eastbluff Drives. The race will conclude with a new fast and scenic 3 mile run course which incorporates the […]

Susan G. Komen Orange County Race for the Cure

Posted by: on December, 20 2011

Our heartfelt thanks to our participants, survivors and their families, and our hundreds and hundreds of volunteers who helped make this event an extraordinary success! We also thank ABC7’s Dr. Oz for sharing our mission of early detection. Funds raised during the Komen Race for the Cure® Series support the Komen vision of a world […]

Magic Shoe 5000

Posted by: on December, 20 2011

The Magic Shoe 5K Run/Walk is one of the fastest courses in Orange County! Taking place at Corona Del Mar High School, the event starts on Eastbluff Drive and takes you on a 3.1 mile loop through the community and finishes at Corona Del Mar High School’s track.

Newport Pier to Pier Swim

Posted by: on December, 20 2011

Our Ocean Lifeguards protect up to 10 million beach visitors per year on Newport Beach’s 7.2 miles of ocean and 2.5 miles of bay beaches with preventative actions and medical assistance