Catalina Island Triathlon & Duathlon

Saturday, November 05, 2016
Avalon, Catalina Island

2016 So Cal Tri Series

2016 Medal

Experience Catalina Island

Swim it. Bike it. Run it. Tri it!

Experience the beauty of Catalina Island and the City of Avalon with the perfect end of the season triathlon. Come for the weekend or for the day and experience all that Catalina has to offer.

Swim ½ mile | Bike- 17K | Run- 3.1 miles

Run- 3.1 miles | Bike- 17K | Run- 3.1 miles


Friday November 4th
4-9 pm, Packet pickup (Island Spa)

Saturday, November 5th
7:30 am, Packet pickup (Wrigley Stage)
8:30 am, Course Talk (Transition Area)
9:00 am, First Wave Triathlon (Avalon Pier) 5 Triathlon Waves leaving every 3 minutes (see schedule)
9:15 am, Duathlon & 5K Start (adjacent to Wrigley Stage)

Registration Fees 

Prices good until 4/30/16 6/30/16 8/31/16 10/17/16 after 10/17/16
Sprint Triathlon (Ages 12+) $80 $90 $100 $110 $120
Sprint Triathlon Relay (Ages 12+) $100 $110 $120 $130 $140
Duathlon (Ages 12+) $80 $90 $100 $110 $120
Duathlon Relay(Ages 12+) $100 $110 $120 $130 $140
5K Run (Ages 8+) $22 $25 $28 $30 $35
USAT 1-Day License (Triathlon & Duathlon only)
Triathlon $15     Relay $15/person     Youth (17 & under) $10 

All individuals and relay participants in the triathlon & duathlon must have a USAT-Annual license or pay $15 for a 1-day license (Youth 17 and under is $10). To purchase an annual license for $50 (youth $10) go to www.usatriathlon.org

Course Map

Course Map

Bike Elevation Chart
Download PDF

Run Elevation Chart
Download PDF


Packet Pick-Up:

Friday, November 4 

Logo islandSpa
Island Spa Catalina

163 Crescent Avenue
Avalon, CA 90704

Enter Island Spa Catalina through the side doors on Crescent Avenue that lead to the Wellness Studio. The doors are located to the right of the main entrance.

For any questions:

Saturday, November 5
Wrigley Stage (located at the bottom of Sumner, next to the fountain and the green pier) 7:30AM

Mandatory Course Talk:

There will be a mandatory course talk that all participants MUST attend. NO EXCEPTIONS! With so many athletes competing, we need to make sure every athlete is made aware of safety procedures and protocol out on the course.

Meeting Time:
- Saturday, November 5, 8:15am
Wrigley Stage (Located at the bottom of Sumner, next to the fountain and the green pier)

Triathlon Race Rules and Age Group Divisions please see FAQ page

Course Records:

    • Male: Marcel Rinzler 1:05:24 (2013)
    • Female: Michelle Genovese 1:21:50 (2014)

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Traveling to Catalina Island

Runners may travel to Catalina via the Catalina Express or by a Catalina helicopter service. With up to 30 trips a day, the Catalina Express offers year round service to Catalina Island from ports at San Pedro, Long Beach, and Dana Point.

If you are bringing a bike over with you on the Catalina Express, you will need to make a reservation for your bike too! Please make your reservations ahead of time, as there is limited space on the boat.

For more information please visit the Catalina Island Chamber of Commerce and Visitors Bureau


Deals for participants

CIVR Catalina Island Vacation Rentals: 10% off stays on race weekend in a spacious vacation rental with a fully equipped kitchen for your pre and post race meals. Mention Catalina Island Triathlon.
catalina boat house

Catalina Boat House Hotel
20% off a 2-night stay the weekend of the Triathlon (Nov 4-6)

hermosa hotel Hermosa Hotel & Cottages
20% off a 2-night stay the weekend of the Triathlon (Nov 4-6)
Catalina Chamber of Commerce & Visitors Bureau For a more complete listing of island hotels, activities, restaurants and tours visit the Catalina Island Chamber of Commerce. Catalina is a terrific destination and a great time for the runner and your family, so take the time to ride along on a tour, learn more about the famous Casino, visit a few restaurants and otherwise soak in all that the island has to offer.
IEX Island Express Island Express Helicopters: 10% off flights Long Beach-Catalina Island for athletes & their friends and family.
Catalina Sea Spa Catalina Sea Spa: $15 off any service for anyone involved with the Triathlon.



For Shuttle Service to/from the Catalina Terminals – Please call 1-888-995-7433.
For information regarding roundtrip s huttle service and roundtrip boat transportation packages please click here or call Karmel Shuttle toll free at 1-888-995-7433.

Check out the great deals specifically for our triathlon participants!



Catalina Chamber of Commerce & Visitors Bureau  catalinaexpress XTERRA Wetsuits Rudy Project SLS3 CIVRHoney StingerIsland Spa Catalina

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