Women’s Triathlon Festival

Saturday, September 9, 2017 | Rancho Seco Park, Herald, California

The Women’s Triathlon Festival offers FOUR Women’s Multi-Sport Events: A Triathlon and Duathlon, plus a Super Sprint Triathlon and Duathlon. Each athlete registered for the Women’s Triathlon Festival will receive a custom tech-tee race shirt, athlete goody bag, swim cap, post race meal and custom Finisher Medal Race as an individual or as part of a Relay Team – Join the FUN!

Start Times:

  • Super Sprint Triathlon/Duathlon: 7:30 am
  • Triathlon/Duathlon: 8:30 am

Distances:

  • Triathlon: Swim .5 mile – Bike 20 miles – Run 4 miles
  • Duathlon: Run 2 miles – Bike 20 miles- Run 4 miles
  • Super Sprint Tri: Swim 200 yds – Bike 4 miles – Run 1 mile
  • Super Sprint Duathlon: Run 1 m – Bike 4 miles- Run 1 mile

 

Swim Courses

The race starts from the beach in with a .5 mile swim from the beach area. The swim course will be a triangular course in Rancho Seco Lake marked by the large white triangular buoys. Water temperature should be approximately 72-74 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 Courses

The bike course for the Triathlon/Duathlon is a 20 mile out-and-back course from Rancho Seco Park on Twin Cities Road. The course will be patrolled by CHP and will allow passing. Please ride safely at all times. You will exit the transition area and then mount your bike. From there you will exit the park and make a right hand turn on Hwy 104, making a U-turn at the turn around point and returning to the park. 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 file while on the Highway. Passing is allowed in a timely manner when it is safe to do so. After passing return to the right side of the road and continue to ride safely. Failure to do so will result in a drafting penalty or disqualification. Crossing the centerline at ANY time will also result in disqualification. Proceed to the turn around on Hwy 104 and return to the park. Traffic has the right-of-way on the road so ride CAREFULLY. The Bike course will Not have an aid station. Water, FLUID electrolyte beverage and CLIF Shot energy gels will be available in the transition area.
View 20 mile bike course map

The Triathlon/Duathlon bike course is 4 mile out-and-back course that is completely contained with the Rancho Seco Park on roads closed to traffic. Please ride carefully and observe the speed bumps in the park.
View 4 mile bike course map

Run Courses

The Triathlon run course is a four mile course on dirt roads around the lake. Just before mile 2 the course makes a left hand turn and follows beautiful single track trail along the lake shore. There will be aid stations and bathrooms at run start and every mile. The aid stations will feature water, FLUID electrolyte beverage and CLIF Shot energy gels.
View 4 mile run course map

The Duathlon run course will have a 2 mile first run and a 4 mile second run. The race starts at the run start aid station on the grass. The first run will and out and back 2 mile run course. The second run will be on dirt roads around the lake. Just before mile 2 the course makes a left hand turn and follows beautiful single track trail along the lake shore.

The Super Sprint Triathlon and Duathlon 1 mile run course will exit transition area and have an aid station before turning at a half-mile and returning to the finish line.
View 1 mile run course map

ALL athletes must wear their race number on the front of their body during the run and have it when crossing the finish line.

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.

Aid Stations

There will be aid stations and bathrooms at run start and at every mile on the run course. The aid stations will feature water, FLUID electrolyte beverage and CLIF Shot energy gels.


Packet Pickup

Packets can be picked up on-site race morning from 6:00am -8:30a.

The road into the park will be closed from 7:30 am until 8 am for the Super Sprint Triathlon/Duathlon. Athletes MUST arrive prior to 7:30 am. Spectators arriving after 7:30 am can walk the 2 miles into the park or wait until 8:15 am when the road opens.  Be sure to give yourself plenty of time for entrance to the park, parking, transition set-up and warm-up.

There is a $10 parking fee per vehicle for all events at Rancho Seco Park.  This fee is good for all day in the park, so bring your family and enjoy a day at the lake!

Schedule of Events

6:00 am Registration and Packet pick up open
6:00 am Transition Area opens
7:00 am Race announcements begin
7:30 am Super Sprint Triathlon/Duathlon Start
8:30 am Sprint Triathlon/Duathlon Start
9:30 am Start of Awards Ceremony for Super Sprint Triathlon/Duathlon
11:00 am Start of Awards Ceremony for Triathlon/Duathlon.

First place Overall Female in the Sprint Triathlon will receive an Overall Champion Award. There will be awards five deep in each five-year age group for the Sprint Triathlon. Relay Team awards will be three deep.

First place Overall Female in the Duathlon will receive an Overall Champion Award. There will be awards three deep in each ten-year age group for the Duathlon. Relay Team awards will be for first place only.

First place Overall Female in the Super Sprint Triathlon and Duathlon each will receive an Overall Champion Award. There will be awards three deep in each ten-year age group for the Super Sprint Triathlon and Duathlon.


Entry Fees

Before 12/1/16 12/1/16 – 8/28/17 8/28/17 – Race day Race Day
Women’s Triathlon/Duathlon $70 $80 $90 $100
Triathlon Relay Team $100 $120 $120 $140
Duathlon Relay Team $80 $100 $100 $110
Super Sprint Triathlon/Duathlon $60 $70 $80 $90

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

Each athlete entered in one of the Women’s Triathlon Festival events will receive with their entry fee a custom tech tee race shirt, post race hot meal, athlete goody bag, and a chance for raffle prizes. Also included are free coffee, Red Bull and massage.

Post Race Athlete Food:

Included for each competitor is a post race meal of hot pasta with meat and vegetarian protein options, 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 Teri@totalbodyfitness.com as our volunteer positions will fill up quickly.

Rancho Seco Park, Herald CA

Street Address: 14440 Twin Cities Blvd, Herald, CA 95638

Rancho Seco Park is the site of many of the TBF Racing summer events. The park features plenty of camping and the lake’s summertime water temperature is in the 70s.

There is a $10 parking fee per vehicle for all events at Rancho Seco Park.  This fee is good for all day in the park, so bring your family and enjoy a day at the lake!

If you are a member of a Triathlon Club that has 10 or more athletes racing with TBF Racing we can provide Reserved bike racks in the transition area for your club, have your club set up a tent in the expo/athlete area, and hang your banners at the event. To take advantage of this program, TRI Clubs must send the list of 10 or more pre-registered athletes to Bill@totalbodyfitness.com 7-10 days prior to the race.