The XTERRA REAL Mountain Bike Triathlon
Race Type: Triathlon
Bike Surface: Road
Course: 0.5 mile swim, 16 mile bike, 3.5 mile run
Start: 9:00 AM
Location: Granite Bay, California
Address: Granite Beach, Folsom Lake
Individual Price: $90 until 2/1/12, $110 until race day, $120 race day
Team Price: $130 early/$150 race day
Course Info: The TBF XTERRA REAL Mountain Bike Triathlon is back with its 1/2 mile swim - 16 mile mt bike - 3.5 mile run. Race with the Best of the West at the TBF XTERRA Real Mountain Bike Triathlon as part of the 2011 XTERRA America Tour. The race will be USAT Sanctioned, requiring the purchase of a $10 one-day license with USAT, or the holding of an annual membership card with USAT.
More: Swim - The race starts with a half-mile swim in Folsom Lake, water temperature around 58 degrees. Wetsuits are permitted for all athletes.
Bike - The 16-mile bike course on single track trails around the lake is two loops with mixed terrain of single track, downhills, climbs, sand, and packed decomposed granite.
Run - The 3.5-mile run has a mix of trails and roads - along with some fun hills. There will be three aid stations with water and Gatorade, plus GU on the run course. One at mile 1, one at the turn-around point on the run course, and one at mile 2. ALL athletes must wear their race number on the front of their body during the run and have it when crossing the finish line.
Directions: From the Bay Area take Interstate 80 east to Douglas Blvd.
From Reno take Interstate 80 west to Douglas Blvd.
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 $10 vehicle charge for day-use or $125 for an annual pass.
Register: Click here
Website: The XTERRA REAL Mountain Bike Triathlon
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