Alcatraz Escape From the Rock Duathlon
August 22 @ 9:30 am PDT
UPDATE: This event is being POSTPONED until 2021! All registered participants have been notified via this email update of their options moving forward.
Prepare yourself for the 40th Annual Alcatraz XXXX “Escape from the Rock” Duathlon. The course combines the original swim from Alcatraz with an 7 mile run to Fort Point and back to Aquatic Park. You have heard the stories, you’ve seen the movies, you know the infamous inmates, but NOW it’s your turn to make history on the ESCAPE course! As the tourists ferry to the island, you’ll be swimming away as you make the ULTIMATE ESCAPE! The event is limited, so don’t wait to register!
WATER TEMP: ~58-62° F
AID STATIONS: There will be aid stations at miles 2 and 5. Aid will also be available in the transition area.
INCENTIVES: T-shirts for all participants. Finisher medals for all participants (duathletes & swim-only). Personalized award plaques to top three individual duathlete finishers in each age group, first place overall Clydesdale & Athena finishers, first place relay team in each division (male, female, co-ed), first place swim-only finishers in each age group.
RACE PACKETS: (containing swim cap, run bib number, timing chip, & t-shirt) are picked up on race day morning in the Senior Center which is located on the first floor of the Maritime Museum. Full details on this pick-up will be e-mailed to all paid participants and posted on this web page a week or two prior to race day. If you did not submit a valid e-mail address when registering for this event, please notify us at email@example.com.
PARKING: Parking is sparse in the Aquatic Park area. We recommend that athletes park at the Ft. Mason lot ($10 all day), the entrance is located at the intersection at Marina Blvd. and Buchanan St.. Just walk along one of the footpaths through Ft. Mason and over the hill to Aquatic Park. (Click here for a Google map location of Fort Mason.)
DRIVING DIRECTIONS: Google Maps Link to start/finish area.
CANCELLATIONS: Registrations are non-refundable and non-transferable. If you email us by July 22, 2020, you may receive a rollover credit (the amount you paid minus a $35 fee) to use toward any future Enviro-Sports race.
HEADPHONES POLICY: Headphones (or any other audio device, swimp3 players, etc.) are NOT allowed during either leg of this event.