The Mother’s Day Triathlon/Duathlon

Sunday, May 13, 2018 | Granite Beach, Folsom Lake SRA

The 7th Annual Mothers Day Triathlon and Duathlon for Women Only, is back with beautiful Finisher Medals, tech-tee Women’s cut race shirts, and back this year is our Mother’s Day Coed 5K so that your sons, husbands and boyfriends can race with you.  Also we will have a special ‘Mother-Daughter’ wave, allowing families to race together during the triathlon regardless of age division.

The Mother’s Day Duathlon and Triathlon offers a 400 yd swim or 2 mile run – 6.5 mile bike and 2 mile run course for women and girls. We will have three Relay Team Divisions with awards to the top three teams in each division: Friends, Family, and Co-Workers.

Start Times:

  • 8:30 am – Mother’s Day Coed 5K
  • 9:00 am – Mother’s Day Duathlon and Triathlon


  • Mother’s Day Tri: 400 yd swim-6.5 mile bike-2 mile run
  • Mother’s Day Du: 2 mile run-6.5 mile bike-2 mile run

Swim – The race starts from the Granite Beach in Folsom Lake with a 400 yard swim from the beach area. The swim course will be a triangular course marked by the large white triangular buoys. Water temperature should be approximately 64 degrees. Wetsuits are recommended. 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 – The 6.5-mile bike course is a course located entirely within the park on roads closed to traffic. The bike course is windy and has several sharp small hills and tight turns. It is STRONGLY recommended that you ride the course ahead of time. Caution is advised on several of the turns as they wind through the hills and oak trees that surround Folsom Lake. After the second loop you will return into the transition area. Course maps will be available on race morning at Registration. The Bike course will Not have an aid station. Water and Clif Electrolyte Beverage, along with Clif Shot Energy gels will be available in the transition area.
Mother’s Day Triathlon Bike course map »

Run – The 2-mile run course leaves transition and runs on single-track trails along the lake back towards Beals Point. The out and back course has aid stations that will be stocked with water, Clif Beverage, and Clif Shot Energy gels. The finish is back at the start area at the Granite Beach. ALL athletes must wear their race number on the front of their body during the run and have it when crossing the finish line.
Mother’s Day Triathlon Run course map »

Transition Area

The Transition area will be on a first-come basis, with the exception of Reserved Bike Racks for TRI Clubs. The transition area at all TBF Racing events is for athletes only. All non-athletes must remain outside of the transition area at all times on race day. Bodymarking will be take place at the entrance to the transition area and must be completed before you enter the transition area. Athletes will have their race number marked on their legs and arms and have their age division on their calf. Glass or bottles are not allowed in the transition area.


Expected water temperature for Folsom Lake will be 54-62 degrees. Wetsuits are recommended. Swim fins and snorkels are not allowed. Helmets must be worn and buckled on the bike at all times. Run numbers must be worn on the run and when crossing the finish line. Listening devices of any kind: MP3, IPod, headphones, etc… are not allowed.

Packet Pickup

Packets can be picked up at the race venue from 7:00 til 9 am on race morning.

Schedule of Events

6:30 am Transition Area opens
7:00 am Registration/Packet Pick up
7:00 am Race announcements begin
8:00 am Happy Kids 5-mile Duathlon
8:30 am  Coed 5K Run/Walk
9:00 am Start of the Mother’s Day Triathlon and Duathlon


All finishers of the Triathlon, Duathlon and 5K will receive a Custom Mother’s Day Finisher Medal.

Awards for Mother’s Day Triathlon:

  • First Overall (Overall Champion Award)
  • 5 deep in each 10-year age group
  • First place for each of the 3 Relay Team Divisions (Friends, Family, Co-workers)

Awards for Mother’s Day Duathlon:

  • First Overall (Overall Champion Award)
  • 3 deep in each 10-year age group
  • First place for each of the 3 Relay Team Divisions (Friends, Family, Co-workers)

Entry Fees

Before 12/1 After 12/1 Race Day
Mothers Day Tri & Du- Individual $70 $80 $90
Triathlon 3-Person Relay Team $110 $125 $135
Duathlon 2-Person Relay Team $90 $100 $110

Refund and transfer policy

TBF Racing has a no refund policy on all of our events. A refund requested prior to race week will be given a TBF Race credit for the amount of the entry fee minus a $25 processing fee. Credits are not given during race week. Transfers are allowed from one TBF Racing event to another within a one-year time frame. There is a $25 transfer fee. Transfers are not allowed during race week. ALL TBF Racing events are held rain or shine.

Competitor Goodies

Included for each competitor are Finisher Medals, tech-tee Women’s cut race shirts, athlete goody bag with CLIF Bar, RedBull and Emerald Nuts product samples.

Post Race Athlete Food

Included for each competitor is a post race meal of hot pasta with salad, fruit, cookies and beverage.

Training and Coaching:

TBF Training provides group workouts and coaching for the sport of Triathlon along with individual Multi-sport Coaching and Personal Training.

Race for FREE program

Our Race for FREE Athlete Volunteer Program offers a chance to get involved with multi-sport events, have fun, and earn a $40 TBF Racing Volunteer voucher good towards entry fees at any of our events this year. Each volunteer shift is 4 hours. We ask volunteers to reserve a volunteer position at any of our events by emailing as our volunteer positions will fill up quickly.

Granite Beach, Folsom Lake SRA

Physical Address: 8000 Douglas Blvd, Granite Bay, CA 95746

Granite Bay State Park on Folsom lake is located at the end of Douglas Blvd, 5-6 miles East of I-80. Turn right at the third stop sign after entering the park for the Granite Beach parking lot. There is a $12 vehicle charge for day-use or $125 for an annual pass. Contact phone: 916 988 0205.