2024 Spring Sprint Triathlon

Sunday 5th May 2024

South Shores Park Boat Launch: South Shores Pkwy, San Diego, United States

Triathlon, Duathlon, Super sprint, Sprint, Olympic/International


  • Triathlon-International - Individual Age group/open
  • Triathlon-Sprint - Individual Age group/open
  • Duathlon-Sprint - Individual Age group/open
  • Aquabike-Sprint - Individual Age group/open
  • Aquathlon - Sprint - Individual Age group/open
  • Triathlon-Sprint Relay - Group-registration team Age group/open
  • Triathlon-Mini Sprint - Individual Age group/open
  • Triathlon-Itsy Bitsy - Individual Age group/open (ages 7-10)
  • Triathlon-International - Duo Racer (Challenged Only) - Group-registration team Age group/open
  • Triathlon-Sprint - Duo Racer (Challenged Only) - Group-registration team Age group/open
  • Duathlon-Sprint - Duo Racer (Challenged Only) - Group-registration team Age group/open
  • Triathlon-International - Elite - Individual Age group/open
  • Triathlon-Sprint - Elite - Individual Age group/open


This is the first race in the 2024 Triple Crown of Triathlon. Triple Crown events include Spring Sprint, San Diego International Triathlon and Mission Bay Triathlon.  All events must be completed in the same calendar year.  

The  Xterra Wetsuits Spring Sprint Triathlon, Duathlon, Aquathlon & Aquabike is a great way to Kick off your Triathlon Season. With a calm bay swim, a flat bike ride and run course, the Spring Sprint is the perfect race for Seasoned Triathletes and Beginners. Races for Adults and Kids. For those new to triathlon and want a shorter race we have the Mini Sprint Triathlon Distance.

This will be a USAT Sanctioned Triathlon, Duathlon, Aquathlon and Aquabike

Race Definitions:

Triathlon = Swim + Bike + Run

Duathlon = Run + Bike + Run

AquaBike = Swim + Bike

Aquathlon = Swim + Run

Race Features

  • Earn  San Diego Triathlon Series points for all individual distances!  (Kids and Aquabike included)
  • Beer Lounge with snacks!
  • Expo, Food, and FinishLine!
  • Kids Events!
  • Chip Timing (5 splits)
  • Commemorative Tech T-Shirt
  • Snacks at finish
  • Live Entertainment
  • On-Line Results
  • Finisher Medal
  • Awards top 3 in each division
  • Points for San Diego Triathlon Series (except Aqua-thlon)
  • Race Photos Available On-Line

Benefitting Life Sports Foundation

Spring Sprint is the first event of the Triple Crown Award 

Sign up Early for Lowest Prices on All Triple Crown Triathlon Events

Spring Sprint - May 5th
San Diego International Triathlon - June 23rd
Xterra Mission Bay Triathlon -  Oct. 13th
Triathlons, Duathlons, Aquathlon, or AquaBike  (Adult or Youth)

New to Triathlon? Please see our Free Triathlon Clinics and How To's on our Website:


Event details and schedule


International Triathlon (13 & older): 1000 m swim - 19.5 mile bike - 6 mile run

Sprint Triathlon (13 yrs & older): 1/4 mile swim - 10 mile bike - 3 mile run

Sprint Duathlon (13 yrs & older): 1 mile run - 10 mile bike - 3 mile run

Sprint Aquabike (13 yrs & older): 1/4 mile swim - 10 mile bike (Your finish time is at the transition area after completing the bike portion, then head over to the finish line to return your timing chip and join the party!)

Sprint Aquathlon (13yrs & older): 1/4 mile Swim - 5K Run

Mini Sprint Triathlon (11 yrs & older): 200 yard swim - 6 mile bike - 1.5 mile run

Itsy Bitsy Triathlon (7-10 yrs old): 100 yard swim - 3 mile bike - 3/4 mile run

Please Note: ALL New Itsy Bitsy Racers will need a swim test certificate. The Swim Test Certificate can be Downloaded Here. The certificate must be completed by a certified swim instructor, coach or lifeguard that your child has actually demonstrated the swim skills in front of. This certificate will need to be uploaded to your active registration, faxed, mailed in, or presented at packet pick-up. We are doing this as an extra safety measure for you and your child. We will have opportunities for your child to be certified for free through local swim and triathlon coaches. (If your child has already participated in our triathlons this requirement is waived.) 

Open Water Swim - This event is in the Bay which is considered Open Water Swimming The Red Cross Swim Safety Manual has a great section on Swimming Skills for both adults and Children,  and Open Water Swimming including Triathlons. It can be found at the Following Link https://www.redcross.org/content/dam/redcross/atg/PDF_s/SwimmingWaterSafety.pdf

If you are your child need swim lessons Here are some resources:

San Diego YMCA Swim Lessons - https://www.ymca.org/programs/swim

All distances award points for the San Diego Triathlon Series

Pre-Race Check In

Friday, May 3rd, 3pm-6pm

(NO Course talks at this pick up location) 

Road Runner Sports @ 5553 Copley Drive, San Diego, CA 92111 

Saturday, May 4th, 10 am-3 pm 

Located at - South Shores Park, Mission Bay (Race site)

Course Talks 

11:00 am - Course Talks with Steve Tally

12:30 am - Triathlon Basics for the Beginner for Adults and Teens

1:30 pm - Course Talk with Steve Tally

2:30 pm - Kids Course Talk with Judi Carbary

Pre-Race Check-in Policies: All athletes must attend the ONE pre-race check-in to pick up their race materials (FRI or SAT)It is mandatory for all athletes to bring their ID to the pre-race expo. We will not give any athlete their bib number without an ID. 

3:00  pm Expo Closes

We will not give any athlete their bib number without an ID. Bring your USAT Card if you have one Please.

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 do not attend FRI OR SAT (and have not selected the VIP Option-more info below) will be required to pay a $10 late fee on race morning. 

Event Timeline:

Sunday, May 5, 2024 - Race Day - South Shores Park

5:00 a.m. Parking Lot Opens 
5:30 a.m. Transition Area Opens/ Late Packet Pick Up Opens
6:40 a.m.  Transition Area Closes/ Late Packet Pick Up Closes (Please don't be late)
6:45 a.m.  Duathlon Begins
6:50 a.m.  Triathlon Waves Begin

8:00 a.m. Beer Garden Opens

8:45 am Athletes may start removing bikes from transition - no removal prior to this time

9:45 a.m. - Expo / Race Parking Lot - Reopens - If you need to leave prior to this time please park in other parking areas.
10:00 a.m.  Awards Ceremony (approximate)
11:00 a.m. Transition Area Closes. All bikes must be removed.

VIP Option

For a fee of $40 -  You will have VIP Bike Racking - your name will be on a reserved space on the bike racks in your wave. Your race numbers, swim cap, timing chip, and t-shirt will be ready for you to pick-up on race morning at the VIP Check in area. 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 entries must be received by April 28th. NO EXCEPTIONS! 

Race Divisions

Triathlon & Duathlon 
Age Divisions:
  • 7-8 (Itsy Bitsy distance)
  • 9-10 (Itsy Bitsy distance)
  • 11-12 (Mini distance)
  • 13-15 (Mini & Sprint distances)
  • 16-19
  • 20-24
  • 25-29
  • 30-34
  • 35-39
  • 40-44
  • 45-49
  • 50-54
  • 55-59
  • 60-64
  • 65-69
  • 70-74
  • 75-79
  • 80-84
  • 85 +

Special Divisions Include (Sprint distance only):

  • Elite (Triathlon Only)
  • Challenged (Triathlon Only)
  • Military (Triathlon Only)
  • Clydesdale & Athena (males 220lbs+/ladies 165lbs+)
  • Clydesdale & Athena 40+ (males 220lbs+/ladies 165lbs+)

Relay Teams: 2 or 3 person teams 
for Sprint Triathlon & Duathlon only
  • Men
  • Women
  • Mixed 119 and under (both men and women) 
  • Mixed 120+ (ages of all athletes =120+)

Aquabike & Aquathlon will have divisions based on registration #s.  At a minimum:

  • Top 3 Male & Female
  • more divisions could be added


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.

Disclaimer & Refund Policy

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 any reason including but not limited to weather, natural disturbances, police activity, acts of terrorism and threats of terrorism and other circumstances. 

 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. If you would like to transfer your registration to another person contact our office at least 2 weeks before the race. $20 Admin fee.

Organised by

KOZ Events

PO Box 1210, Poway

Phone: 8582681250

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