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2020 Cal Tri Events Newport Dunes - 11.1.20 returns to the Newport Dunes Waterfront Resort, a 110-acre resort located in Newport Beach, Orange County, California. The race begins with a rolling start swim inside the Newport Dunes Lagoon which features a mile of beach front playground typically traversed by swimmers, sailboats and pedal boats. Athletes then transition to a closed course, scenic 8 mile bike circuit which includes the Mountains to the Sea Trail & Bikeway, Upper Newport Bay State Marine Conservation Area and Upper Newport Bay Nature Preserve. Finally, a well supported 5K or 10K run within the Newport Dunes & Back Bay View Park with aid stations every 1 mile. Early November is a great time to put your fitness to the test with average air temperatures of 55-70 and average water temperatures of 65.
INDIVIDUALIZE YOUR RACE. There are 12 race options this year including up to 6 options at each distance. Choice is a good thing!
1:00 pm - Cal Tri Events Newport Dunes Swim Preview - FREE BUT RSVP REQUIRED
2:00 pm - Optional Saturday Bike Drop-Off Courtesy of United Airlines Begins
2:00 pm - Onsite Race Briefing & Packet Pickup #1 - Newport Dunes (Pavilion A) - ID Required
3:00 pm - Onsite Race Briefing & Packet Pickup #2 - Newport Dunes (Pavilion A) - ID Required
4:00 pm - Onsite Race Briefing & Packet Pickup #3 - Newport Dunes (Pavilion A) - ID Required
5:00 pm - Saturday Packet Pickup and Optional Saturday Bike Drop-Off Closes
6:00 pm - Skid Row Marathon Documentary (85 min.) - Newport Dunes (Movies On The Beach)
4:30 am - Volunteer & Sponsor Report Time
5:00 am - Newport Dunes Athlete Parking Parking Opens - $10 Fee
5:10 am - Packet Pickup Opens - Newport Dunes (Pavilion C) - ID Required
6:40 am - Athlete Check-In Closes
6:45 am - Transition Area Closes (Sprint)
6:50 am - Course Briefing At Swim Start (Sprint)
6:55 am - Swim Warm-Up (Sprint)
6:58 am - The Star-Spangled Banner/National Anthem
7:00 am - Sprint Distance (Rolling Swim Start)
7:05 am - Transition Area Closes (Olympic)
7:10 am - Course Briefing (Olympic)
7:15 am - Swim Warm-up (Olympic)
7:20 am - Olympic (Rolling Swim Start)
8:00 am - 5K & 10K Start
8:20 am - Swim Cutoff (60 minutes after Olympic start)
10:20 am - All participants must start the final lap of the bike course
10:30 am - Awards Ceremony
11:00 pm - Bike Cutoff - All participants must complete the bike course and be in transition
12:00 pm - Race Ends - All athletes must cross the finish line
Olympic = Olympic + Olympic Relay + Olympic SwimBike + Olympic SwimRun + Olympic Swim + 10K
Sprint = Sprint + Sprint Relay + Sprint SwimBike + Sprint SwimRun + Sprint Swim + 5K
AWARDS (TOP 3 OA MALE & FEMALE). 72 awards are given to the top 3 overall finishers, both male and female, in each event. There are no age group awards due to the number of events and the amount of time required to distribute them. Athletes will earn points in the Grand Prix USA standings which will be tallied by the end of the year.
SPRINT (36) - Triathlon, Relay, SwimBike, SwimRun, Swim & 5K Run
OLYMPIC (36) - Triathlon, Relay, SwimBike, SwimRun, Swim & 10K Run
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