About California Triathlon

California Triathlon is a 501(c)(3) charity that provides a premium no-fee membership to over 4,500 athletes worldwide.  Our mission is to make the sport of triathlon affordable, accessible & sustainable by providing the resources, coaching and support needed for athletes to accomplish their goals.

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2020 Viking Dash Trail Run Williamsburg

York River State Park 5526 Riverview Road, Williamsburg

Viking Dash Trail Run Williamsburg will be held on Sunday, October 11 at York River State Park.  Participants can choose from a 5k, 10k and 13.1 mile distances.  The park is […]

2020 Cal Tri Events Newport Dunes

Newport Dunes Waterfront Resort 1131 Back Bay Dr, Newport Beach

2020 Cal Tri Events Newport Dunes - 11.1.20 returns to the Newport Dunes Waterfront Resort, a 110-acre resort located in Newport Beach, Orange County, California.  The race begins with a […]

2021 Cal Tri Events Austin

Lake Pflugerville Lake Pflugerville, Pflugerville

Lake Pflugerville is a 180-acre reservoir built to provide Pflugerville citizens with drinking water. The lake has become the city's most popular family playground. Lake Pflugerville provides swimming year-round and […]

2021 Cal Tri Events Lake Monticello

Lake Monticello Club House 41 Ashlawn Boulevard, Charlottesville

Lake Monticello, a 3,500 acre gated community in central Virginia, features a magnificent 352-acre recreational lake and 18-hole PGA Championship golf course which serves as the backdrop for our race.  The […]

2021 Cal Tri Lake Perris

Lake Perris 18701 Lake Perris Dr, Perris

Cal Tri Events is pleased to announce the addition of 2021 Cal Tri Lake Perris to the recent national expansion  2021 CAL TRI LAKE PERRIS - 5.9.21 is located 11 miles south […]

2021 Cal Tri Crozet

Crozet Park YMCA 1075 Claudius Crozet Park, Crozet

2021 CAL TRI CROZET - 7.11.21 starts at the Crozet Park YMCA and is the perfect beginner race for athletes who are tri-curious but are still gaining confidence in open water. […]

2021 Cal Tri Walnut Creek

Walnut Creek 4250 Walnut Creek Park Road, North Garden

2021 CAL TRI WALNUT CREEK - 8.22.21,  is located in central Virginia only 12 miles from Charlottesville where athletes and supporters will get the opportunity to appreciate the virtually unlimited […]

2021 Cal Tri DC

General Smallwood State Park 2750 Sweden Point Rd, Marbury

Cal Tri Events is pleased to announce the addition of 2021 Cal Tri DC - 9.12.21 to the recent national expansion. 2021 CAL TRI DC - 9.12.21 is located 30 miles south […]

2021 Cal Tri Charlottesville

Fry’s Springs Beach Club House 2512 Jefferson Park Avenue, Charlottesville

2021 CAL TRI CHARLOTTESVILLE - 9.26.21 starts at Fry’s Springs Beach Club House in Charlottesville and is the perfect beginner race for athletes who are tri-curious but are still gaining confidence […]

2021 Cal Tri Events Los Angeles

Santa Fe Dam 15501 Arrow Highway, Irwindale

2020 CAL TRI EVENTS LA - 10.03.20. Safe & Humane Rolling Swim Start. Closed Bike Course. Early Bird Registration - $60 sprint, $75 Olympic & $100 70.3 Mile Distance (includes […]

Latest Posts

California Triathlon Soup – Bob Larsen

Bob Larsen, legendary Hall of Fame track and field coach, joins us to discuss his storied career and significant contribution to U.S. distance running.  We cover all the high notes including his time at Grossmont, the Jamul Toads, UCLA, altitude training at...

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California Triathlon Soup – Gary Roethenbaugh

Gary Roethenbaugh, Multisport Research Managing Director, joins us from the UK to share insights on a large athlete survey and the state of the endurance landscape since the outbreak of Covid-19. If Mrs. Roethenbaugh approves, we may have talked each other into doing...

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California Triathlon Soup – Shannon Kurek

Shannon Kurek, Founder of HFP Racing, joins California Triathlon Soup to discuss 32 years of producing events in Ohio including the iconic American Triple-T, what makes a great race and his thoughts on a challenging 2020.  California Triathlon Soup podcast is 2...

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California Triathlon Soup – Amber Gaffney

Dr. Amber Gaffney, former professional cyclist and Assistant Professor of Social Psychology, Humboldt State University, joins California Triathlon Soup to discuss her journey from amateur cyclist to Pan Am Games Team Pursuit Gold Medalist.  We Shelter from the...

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Cal Tri Events Race Update

The Cal Tri Events update today is packed with race updates.  On behalf of the Cal Tri Events Team, I want to thank our athletes for the tremendous response and all the kind notes.  Success isn’t achieved by treating athletes shabbily or passing costs onto...

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Training for a Trail Race

Perhaps you’ve done a few road races and are looking to venture into the world of trail running. The purpose of this article is to help you feel more comfortable in your training as you transition from road running to trail running and racing. I won’t outline weekly...

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2020 Cal Tri Events Race Calendar

Good morning!Jan 10 (3 Days To Go) - Early Bird Prices End for races highlighted in yellow.  Fresh off a safe & successful 2019 which included a feature in Triathlete Magazine we are pleased to announce the full slate of 2020 Cal Tri Events...

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