The Super Hero Triathlon & Duathlon

Sunday, September 9, 2018 | Granite Beach, Folsom Lake SRA

The Super Hero Triathlon and Duathlon races feature unique divisions and awards for men and women who want to dress up as their favorite HERO to celebrate the roles of all of the heroes in our lives. Each athlete will receive a custom Super Hero Triathlon/Duathlon tech-tee race shirt, an athlete goody bag, swim cap, and post race meal.

This year at the Super Hero Triathlon and Duathlon, ALL Retired and Active Police and Firefighters can register and race for FREE.

Start Time:

  • Super Hero Triathlon: 8:30 am


  • Super Hero Triathlon: Swim 400 yards – Bike 6.5 miles – Run 2 miles
  • Super Hero Duathlon: Run 2 miles – Bike 6.5 miles – Run 2 miles

Swim – The race starts from the beach in with a 400 yard mile swim from the beach area. The swim course will be a triangular course in Folsom Lake marked by the large white triangular buoys. Water temperature should be approximately 70-74 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 – The bike course is 6.5 miles. You will ride within the park on roads closed to traffic. Please be careful while on the road. Riders must stay to the right at all times! Riders must not draft other riders: You must maintain at least THREE bike lengths at all times behind the rider in front of you, and you MUST ride single. Water and electrolyte beverage, along with energy gels will be available in the transition area. View bike course map»

Run – The run course begins directly outside the transition area and is a 2 mile out-and-back course on trails within the park. There will be two aid stations with water and electrolyte beverage, plus energy gels on the run course. One at the start of the run, and one at the turn-around point on the run course. ALL athletes must wear their race number on the front of their body during the run and have it when crossing the finish line. View 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. Body marking 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.

Aid Stations

Aid stations will be located in the transition area and on the run course, serving cold water and electrolyte beverage..


Expected water temperature for Rancho Seco Park Lake will be 72-76 degrees. Wetsuits are optional. 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 may be picked up race morning from 6:30 am to 8:30 am at the race site.

There is a $10 parking fee per vehicle.

Wave Starts

Exact start waves will be determined based on race attendance and athlete safety. Please check with registration on race morning to confirm your exact start time.

  • Wave one: 29 and under
  • Wave two: 30-49
  • Wave three: Clydesdale and 50+

Schedule of Events

6:30 am Registration and Packet pick up open
6:30 am Transition Area opens
7:00 am Race announcements begin
8:30 am Start of the Super Hero Triathlon
11:30 am Awards ceremony for Super Hero Triathlon

Super Hero Triathlon:  there will be awards three deep in each of these divisions for the Triathlon:

  • 29 and under
  • 30-39
  • 40-49
  • 50+
  • Clydesdale
  • Athena

Super Hero Duathlon: awards will be given to the top 3 male and top 3 female finishers.

Relay Teams (Triathlon & Duathlon): awards will be given to the top 3 relay teams.

Entry Fees

Before 12/1 After 12/1 Race Day
Super Hero Triathlon – Individual $60 $70 $80
Triathlon – Police or Firefighter $0 $0 $0
Triathlon Relay Team $90 $100 $110
Police or Firefighter Relay Team $0 $0 $0
Super Hero Duathlon – Individual $60 $70 $80
Duathlon – Police or Firefighter $0 $0 $0
Duathlon Relay Team $80 $90 $100
Duathlon Relay- Police or Firefighter $0 $0 $0

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 is a Super Hero Triathlon/Duathlon custom tech-tee race shirt, XTERRA swim cap, athlete goody bag with CLIF Bar, Emerald Nuts and other

Post Race Athlete Food

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

Sports Expo

The post race sports expo will have vendors such as Total Body Fitness, Folsom Bike and Spare Time Athletic Clubs.

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.

Annual Day Use Passes are available for $125 here. These passes are valid for 12 months from purchase