Granite Bay Triathlon

Granite Bay, CA, USA
24 Aug, 2024 (Sat)


0.75 mi, 5 mi, 11 mi

About the event

The 26th Annual Granite Bay Triathlon 

This race is California's Toughest Sprint Triathlon and has a challenging and beautiful course. This race is also the NorCal/Nevada Tri Club Championship Race, with Tri Clubs competing for Overall and NEW: Fastest Tri Club.

Event details and schedule

The 26th Annual Granite Bay Triathlon 

The Granite Bay Triathlon features a .75 mile swim in Folsom Lake, an 11 mile bike course, and a 5 mile trail run. 

Athletes will receive a Granite Bay Triathlon Finisher Shirt, plus a post race lunch.  

The races start from Granite Beach in Folsom Lake SRA, where the water will be approximately 64 degrees. The Triathlon will start with a .75 mile swim from the beach area. Wetsuits are recommended.

The 11-mile bike course for the Triathlon and Duathlon  is a multi-LAP course located entirely within the park on roads closed to traffic. The bike course is windy and has several sharp small hills and tight turns. It is STRONGLY recommended that you ride the course ahead of time. Caution is advised on several of the turns as they wind through the hills and oak trees that surround Folsom Lake. After the second loop you will return into the transition area.

The 5-mile run course leaves transition and runs on single-track trails along the lake back towards Beals Point. The out and back course has 3 aid stations that will be stocked with water, FLUID electrolyte beverage, and energy gels.

First place Overall Male and Female in the Granite Bay Triathlon will receive Overall Champion Awards. There will be awards three deep in each ten-year age group for the Granite Bay Triathlon.

The Granite Bay Triathlon is also the NorCal/Nevada Overall Tri Club Championship Race. The Overall Champions will be determined by finisher and podium points received by Club Team Members racing in the Triathlon.
The Fastest TRI Club will be determined by the Podium Points of each Club's TEN Fastest Triathletes: Five females and Five males. 

Rules and Regulations

Wetsuits are recommended for the Triathlon. Swim fins and snorkels are not allowed. Helmets must be worn and buckled on the bike at all times. Run numbers must be worn on the run and when crossing the finish line. Listening devices of any kind: MP3, IPod, headphones, etc... are not allowed.

TBF Racing has a No Refund policy on all of our events. A Refund requested prior to race week will be given a TBF Race credit for the amount of the entry fee minus a $25 processing fee. Credits are not given during race week. Race transfers are allowed from one TBF Racing event to another within a one-year time frame. There is a $25 transfer fee. Participant transfers are allowed for this event, with a $15 fee. Transfers are not allowed during race week. ALL TBF Racing events are held Rain or Shine.


Find out about our RACE for FREE Athlete Volunteer program by emailing our Volunteer Director [email protected].

Race fees increase on race day.


Races offered by this event

You have 10 weeks to prepare

The Granite Bay Triathlon

24 Aug, 2024 (Sat)
On site
  • Swimming
    0.75 mi
  • Cycling
    11 mi
  • Trail running
    5 mi


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