The Gravel X Triathlon - Part of the USA Triathlon Gravel Triathlon Series
Event details and schedule
The Gravel X Triathlon September 9th Granite Beach, Folsom Lake We are excited to announce the Gravel X Triathlon with a lake swim, 87% off-road/gravel bike course and scenic single track trails for the run.
We will have two distances: Sprint & Olympic for the Gravel X Triathlon. Included with both races is a commemorative Gravel X Race shirt and Finisher item.
Sprint Distance: 500M Lake Swim - 15K Gravel Bike - 5K Trail Run.
Olympic Distance: 1000M Lake Swim - 30K Gravel Bike - 10K Trail Run. Swim course: 500 meter swim course in beautiful Folsom Lake. Folsom Lake is nestled in the Sierra foothills and has an average water temperature in September of 66 degrees. Two loops for Olympic distance, one loop for Sprint distance. Bike course: The 15 kilometer bike course will begin a transtion area at the lake to start the course. The bike course will finish at a separate transition area to start the run. Two loops for Olympic distance. Run Course: The 5 kilometer run course follows single track trails long the shoreline of Folsom Lake. Two loops for Olympic distance.
RULES: Swim - No hand paddles or floats allowed.
Bike - Time trial bicycles and aero bars of any type are prohibited. Fixed gear bicycles and recumbent bicycles are prohibited. All other bicycles currently allowed under the competitive rules are allowed. Bar ends must be plugged. Run - Any equipment must be carried the entire run course and cannot be discarded along the course.
Relay Teams awards will be for top three in male, female and coed divisions.
Packet Pick Up Information
Athlete packets may be picked up on race morning at the race venue from 6 until 9 am.
Race Day Schedule:Sprint Gravel X Triathlon Start time - 8 a.m.
Olympic-distance Gravel X Triathlon Start time - 8:30 a.m.
SUP/Kayak Gravel X Triathlon - 9 a.m.
Race for FREE Information
Our Race for FREE Athlete Volunteer Program offers a chance to get involved with multi-sport events, have fun, and earn a $40 TBF Racing Volunteer voucher good towards entry fees at any of our events this year. Each volunteer shift is 4 hours. We ask volunteers to reserve a volunteer position at any of our events by emailing Volunteer Director Teri@totalbodyfitness.com as our volunteer positions will fill up quickly.
Find out more info at www.tbftraining.com about the FREE Triathlon Training program offered by TBF Training or email Bill@totalbodyfitness.com with your training questions.
Refund and Transfer Information
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 $25 fee. Transfers are not allowed during race week. ALL TBF Racing events are held Rain or Shine.
We hope you enjoy the race and would appreciate any input, comments or suggestions you may have afterwards.