Race Information

2019 SDIT Pre-Race Email - Racer instructions and important updates

Packet Pick-up: You must attend one Pre-Race Check In & Packet Pick Up

Date: Friday, June 26, 2020
Location: Road Runner Sports - 5553 Copley Drive, San Diego, CA 92111
Open: 3:00 pm-6:00 pm


Date: Saturday, June 27, 2020 NEW LOCATION
Location: Embarcadero Marina Park North, 400 Kettner Blvd, San Diego, CA 92101
Times Open: 10am-3pm

Course Talks: We recommend you attend the course talk so you will be completely informed of all details.

Saturday Only

11:30 am - Course Talk with Steve Tally
1:00 pm - Course Talk with Steve Tally

Bike Racking: You will not be permitted to rack your bike prior to race morning.

Pre-Race Check in Policies: It is mandatory for all athletes to bring their ID to the pre-race check in. We will not give any athlete their bib number without an ID. 

You must sign both waivers to get race materials.  You can download them below and bring them with you to the expo. 

Koz Events Waiver
Navy Waiver

You will also be required to show proof of USAT annual membership or purchase a one day membership (if you haven't already purchased a one day with us through registration).

Friends and family members will NOT be allowed to pick up for an athlete. Sorry NO EXCEPTIONS.  These events are USAT sanctioned and USAT doesn't allow anyone besides the participant to pick up race materials.

Athletes who don't attend FRI OR SAT (and have not selected the VIP Option) will be required to pay a $10 late fee on race morning in order to pick up race materials. 

2020 Wave Plan - Updated the week of the event

VIP Option:  For a fee of $30 -  your race numbers, swim cap, timing chip, and t-shirt will be ready for you to pick-up on race morning. You DO NOT have to attend the expo or packet pick up. You will check-in on race morning at the VIP check-in table. Pick-up is from 5:40 am-6:40 am. You will then continue on to the transition zone to be body marked. Please plan your time accordingly. VIP athletes will have a reserved bike rack marked with their name in the transition area. 

VIP entries must be received by June 16th. NO EXCEPTIONS! 

Event Timeline:

Sunday- Spanish Landing Park

5:15 am: Parking Lot Opens
5:30 am: Transition Area Opens/Body Marking Starts/Late pick-up Opens
6:30 am: Competitors to Swim Staging Area for Final Race Instructions
6:35 am: INTL- PRO Wave Starts  (2019 Wave Start Times)
6:40 am- 7:40 am: INTL- Age Group Wave Starts
7:40 am: Sprint- Wave Starts
8:00 am: Swim Course Closes
8:00 am: Bus Shuttles to Finish at Seaport Village Commence
8:55 am: Cabrillo Gate Closes, no more cyclists permitted to enter.
9:30 am: Bike Course Closes
10:00 am: Awards Presentation at finish line - Embarcadero Marina Park North (approximate time)
11:00 am: Run Course Closes
11:50 am: Last Bus Shuttle from the Finish to Spanish Landing Park
12:00 pm: Transition Area Closed, All Bikes Must be Removed

Race Divisions:

Age Divisions:

Special Divisions Include:
Elite (Int'l Distance Only)
Challenged (Int'l Distance Only)
Clydesdale & Athena (males 220lbs+/ladies 165lbs+)
Clydesdale & Athena age 40+ (males 220lbs+/ladies 165lbs+)

Relay Teams- 2 or 3 person teams
(for International Distance only)
Mixed (both men and women)
120+ (ages of all athletes =120+)

Aquabike and Aquathlon (Int'l Distance only):

Age 49 and under - Top 3 Male & Female
Age 50+ - Top 3 Male & Female

Note for Aquabike: After your bike, you will dismount just before the dismount sign. When you cross the “Bike in” timing mat, this ends your race. Rack your bike then come to the finish line to get your medal, post race food and enjoy the beer garden if your over 21.

Wetsuits: Purchase a wetsuit from our official wetsuit sponsor, XTERRA WETSUITS! Special San Diego Triathlon Series discount! Wetsuits 60% off! Check them out HERE! Use code: R-KOZ at Checkout. Check them out HERE

Bikes & Bike Rentals: Bike rentals are available from our bike shop sponsor Pulse Endurance Sports at two locations! Details found HERE

Beneficiary: The race benefits Father Joe’s Villages, San Diego’s largest homeless services provider.  Each day Father Joe’s Villages serves 3,000 meals provides housing, rental assistance, healthcare, food, clothing, education, job training, mental health, addiction treatment and child development services to our neighbors in need.  For more information, please visit www.neighbor.org.

Disclaimer: The race course and timeline can be changed at the discretion of the race organization. All distances are approximate by GPS measurements. The race can be altered, postponed or cancelled with no refunds due to weather, natural disturbances, police activity, acts of terrorism and threats of terrorism.

Refund Policy:  Due to the number of race transfer requests and cancellations that occur in the weeks prior to a race we have the following policy that is in accordance with USAT Policy.  Refunds will NOT be issued after a registration has taken place. Considerable effort goes into producing an event and funds are expended and applied in good faith based on a registration.  If you would like to change your registration from one distance to another, you will be charged for the difference in price at the time of the change.

Official Bike Shop: Pulse Endurance Sports