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August 22, 2021

2021 The Pirate Run Swashbuckler 5K and Aquathlon

Spanish Landing Park West • 4300 North Harbor Dr San DiegoCA  92101 Organized by KOZ Events $25 instant refund on this event with gift card.

About this event

The Swashbuckler at Spanish Landing 5K, SwimRun, and USAT Triathlon Aquathlon

All events will be located at Spanish Landing. From this sandy beach will be an aquathlon consisting of a .25 mile swim followed by a 5K run along San Diego Bay, a SwimRun Adventure Race, a 5K Run and Kids Splash & Dash Races.

This will be a USAT Sanctioned Event

Race Definition:

Aquathlon = Swim + Run

Race Features

  • Chip Timing
  • Commemorative Tech T-Shirt
  • On-Line Results
  • Finisher Medal
  • Awards top 3 in each division

Benefitting Challenged Athletes Foundation: Operation Rebound and Life Sports Foundation

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


Event details and schedule


Sprint Aquathlon (13yrs & older): 400m Swim - 5K Run

SwimRun Adventure Race (15 & Older) Compete as a Team of 2 or as an Individual: 7 Legs (1.6 mi run / .25 mi swim / 1.9 mi run / .25 mi swim / 1.6 mi run / .25 mi swim /1.7 mi run)

5K Run

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 resourses:

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

Pre-Race Check In will open at 6:00 a.m. on race morning

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.

Event Timeline:

Sunday, August 22, 2021 - Race Day - Spanish Landing

6:00 AM Registration Opens

7:00 AM SwimRun gear check and course brief

7:15 AM SwimRun starts at 5K startline

7:30 AM 5K Starts

8:15 AM Aquathlon Starts

10:00 AM Course closed

10:30 AM Awards

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 circumstanses.

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.


Spanish Landing Park West

4300 North Harbor Dr San DiegoCA  92101

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