On Your Mark ... Tri for Fun Series:
For actual dates and fees, please see the Events page (check the application for the event you are interested in).
Tri For Fun #1: 3rd Saturday in June
Tri For Fun #2: 3rd Saturday in July
Tri For Fun #3: 3rd Saturday in August
What: 400 yard swim, bike distance 11 miles, 3.1 mile run.
Where: Shadow Cliffs Regional Park, Pleasanton. Click Here for directions.
This 'Series' is designed for novices. At the same time, it offers great time trial/training brick or grudge match for the experienced athlete. The swim is in a warm (72+ degrees) clean lake, (wet suits allowed but are not necessary). The bike course exits the park and is open paved road and the run is within the park on packed jeep fire trail.
What to bring: You must use a bike helmet (ANSI approved) and swim cap! Caps are available at event sites for a small fee.
What you get: Fees include T-shirt, refreshments and raffle (must be present to win). Long sleeve T's, short sleeve T's and tank tops - a different shirt for each date.
Prizes: Donated prizes will be raffled by bib number after each race. You must be present to win. 15 to 30 prizes per event. One big grand prize at the end of the Series. (Previous years were disc wheels or a $500 gift certificate).
Purpose: To further the sport of Triathlon. These are short distance triathlons open to all levels of ability. All are welcome to participate. Excellent for novices, great competition for the seasoned triathlete. This event is non-competitive and time is not recorded. It is designed for you to complete and enjoy. Start time 7:00 am sharp. Check-in and race day registration opens 5:30 am. The events may have a limit on the number of entrants. Pre-registration is encouraged!!
Entry Fee: For actual fees please see the Events page. Relay entries must be submitted at the same time with three completed applications. Multi event discount, refer to application. Make checks payable to On Your Mark. Send non-refundable entry to: 'On Your Mark', P.O. Box 1199, Arnold, CA 95223.
Race Packets: Numbers and T-shirt are not sent out in advance. Check in and race day registration opens 1.5 hours prior to each event's start time.
T-Shirts: All pre-registered participants may receive theirs prior to event start. All race-day registrants will receive theirs upon completion and/or first come first served. All participants will receive a shirt.
Awards: Tri For Fun #1, #2 and #3 are non-competitive, total time is available at finish line. It is not ranked or recorded. Tri for Real, Bear Valley and Angels Camp Triathlons are competitive and timed. Soapstone trophies to 1st overall male & female. Etched glass trophies to masters overall male and female. Engraved medals to top three in age groups in ten year increments to 70 and over. Top male/female & coed teams will also be awarded medals.
Other information: Pleasanton location will impose a $6.00 parking fee. Please be prepared. Car pooling is recommended.
areas are fenced and guarded-only entrants are allowed in.