Congratulations to all the participants of the SLO Triathlon
35th Anniversary of the SLO Triathlon
The 2014 SLO Triathlon takes place on
Sunday, July 27 at Sinsheimer Park/SLO Swim Center
in San Luis Obispo. This short course (or sprint) triathlon consists
of a 0.5 mile swim, 15 mile bike and 3.1 mile run. Participants are sent on the course
in waves throughout the day.
participants must be at least 15 years of age
by Sunday, July 27, 2014
with a valid ID.
The swim takes place at the SLO Swim Center. Each participant swims 36 widths, straight-line swim, in the
All SLO Swim Center rules must be obeyed. Each participant is required to bring his or her own lap counter.
Only the participant and their lap counter will be allowed on the pool
Bike (15 miles):
Cyclists leave the
SLO Swim Center parking lot and proceed to Orcutt Road
for the majority of the out and back course. The course is full
of rolling hills. Participants must obey all traffic laws. Portions of the bike course will be open to auto traffic. HELMETS ARE
REQUIRED. All bicycle helmets must be undamaged, unaltered and meet
CPSC safety standards. Helmets manufactured prior to 1999 must meet
standards of ANSI, Snell or ASTM.
The run travels along the Railroad Recreational Trail before
heading on City sidewalks and streets to the finish at the Sinsheimer Park Baseball Stadium. The course is mostly flat with a
long hill towards the end. Runners are required to stay on sidewalks
and obey all traffic laws.