Registration is now open for the 35th Santa Cruz Triathlon on Sunday, Sept. 24, 2017. Sign up now!
Our best year ever!
As you probably know, the Santa Cruz Triathlon is a non-profit event. Each year the race donates thousands of dollars to the Santa Cruz community!
Thank you for helping us make 2016 our best year ever. The race donated $64,000 back to local sports including athletic programs at 10 Santa Cruz County high schools, the UC Santa Cruz Swim Program, Cabrillo College Athletics, Santa Cruz Track Club and the Santa Cruz Triathlon Association. These organizations receive donations from the race and provide volunteers on the course.
Thank you for your support!!
Congrats to our Club Competition winners!
The annual club competition was fierce in 2017. Nearly 100 clubs were represented in our race. We are excited to announce the following winners:
- Silicon Valley Triathlon Club
- Golden Gate Triathlon Club
- Kain Performance
The clubs will split the $1,500 cash prize. Thanks to everyone who raced and all the clubs that participated. Want to learn more about the club competition for 2017? Email us
Results, photos are posted!
Congrats to everyone who raced in the 34th annual Santa Cruz Triathlon. Find your race results here.
Race photos by Foggy Bay Photos are available. Find them here!
Formerly named the Santa Cruz Sentinel Triathlon, the Santa Cruz Triathlon is a non-profit event. Each year the race donates $30,000 to $50,000 to the Santa Cruz community! Proceeds from the event are donated to the Santa Cruz County High School athletic programs, the UC Santa Cruz Swim Program, Cabrillo College Athletics, Santa Cruz Track Club, and the Santa Cruz Triathlon Association. These organizations receive donations from the race and provide volunteers on the course. Everyone’s participation is greatly appreciated!
Named by Active.com as one of the “Top Ten Most Scenic Triathlons” in California, 2010
SWIM (1.5K) A brisk ocean swim around the Santa Cruz Municipal Wharf. Water temperature is usually in the mid to upper 50’s, so wetsuits are strongly recommended.
BIKE (40K) A challenging out-and-back ride via West Cliff Drive and coastal Highway 1. The turnaround is located in the historic coastal town of Davenport.
RUN (10K) A flat and fast out-and-back course along the ocean on beautiful West Cliff Drive.