Catfish Open Water Swim & Aquathlon

August 28, 2016
Del Valle Regional Park
Livermore, CA


Latest News:

We have added a Aquathlon to Catfish, map and distance details will be added soon.

About the Event


  • 500 yard swim
  • 1.2 mile swim
  • 2.4 Mile
  • 500 yard swim & 3.5 mile run
  • 1.2 swim & 3.5 mile run
  • 2.4 Mile swim & 3.5 mile run


500 Yard Swim

  • $35 until 11/8/2015
  • $40 until 1/1/2016
  • $45 until 4/1/2016
  • $50 until 8/1/2016

1.2 Mile Adult Swim

  • $55 until 11/8/2015
  • $60 until 1/1/2016
  • $65 until 4/1/2016
  • $70 until 8/1/2016

2.4 Mile Adult Swim

  • $65 until 11/8/2015
  • $70 until 3/1/2016
  • $75 until 5/1/2016
  • $80 until 8/1/2016

Aqauthlon 1.2M/3.5M & 2.4M/3.5M

  • $75/$85 until 11/8/2015
  • $80/$90 until 3/1/2016
  • $85/$95 until 5/1/2016
  • $90/$100 until 8/1/2016

Mail-In Registration Form: Click Here


Race Details & Schedule

The Catfish Open Water Swim will be held at North Beach of Del Valle Regional Park in Livermore, CA and gives swimmers and triathletes a chance to swim in one of California's scenic reservoirs. This event is ideal for an open water swim, offering clean water and beautiful surroundings on a warm summer day!  This open water swim creates an athlete experience everyone loves to enjoy!

Registration Includes:

- Event branded swim cap
- Custom event branded t-shirt
- Event branded finishers chamois
- Results posted on race day
- Food and beverage after your swim
- Awards for age groups and great raffle

The TCC at Catfish Open Water Swim:

See how your tri club/team and/or swim club/team can WIN at this race and the Championship for 2015!

Schedule of Events


Race Photography:

Click Here

Race Categories:

-Open to all individuals

Packet Pick-up:

Packet pickup will be on race day, please come early to get yourself ready for your swim events.

Post Race Massage: 

Post race assessments, ART and graston.

Event Insurance:

All participants, sponsors, vendors, and park staff will be covered under our A rated insuarance Policy.

Course Maps & Details

All swims have a deep water start. Courses will all be clockwise in direction and will follow the large yellow and orange neon buoys around the 500 yard, 1.2 mile and 2.4 mile courses. The large yellow buoys will be major turns on the 1.2 and 2.4 mile courses. The 2.4 mile participants will complete the course twice and all swims will finish on the beach.  The 500 yard swimmers will have a course marked with a buoy in the middle of the lake and lifeguards directing participants around that turn buoy.

Swim Courses:

Click Here for a printable version of the swim courses

Run Course (3.5 miles):

Coming soon....

Water Temperature:

Approx. Temperature in June: 67-70 degrees

Chip Timing:

This race will be timed using chip transpoders. Upon checking in you will receive a chip that is traditionally worn on the ankle. It is the athlete's responsibility to wear the chip during the entire race, if you do not wear the chip you will NOT be timed!.

The Athlete is also 100% totally responsible for the return of the chip, our waiver will have a disclaimer that must be signed that states you the athlete must return the chip or be billed accordingly by our timing company. It is the racers responsibility to make sure if you cannot attend the race that the chip will be returned within 7- business days to USA Productions LLC.

Parking & Directions

Parking Details:  Parking will be available at Del Valle for all participants and will cost $6 per vehicle. The parking area is adjacent to the lake area and is very convenient.

7000 Del Valle Road
Livermore, CA 94550

Parking Map: Click here

Driving Directions to Del Valle Regional Park:

Google Map: Click here

Race Results

Get your results for past races: USA Productions Results

Travel & Hotels

To make travel plans and book your hotel, and for other great travel opportunities, visit:


If you’re not a triathlete, swimmer, or runner and would like to participant in some way to help with the event, grab your friends and family and be a part of the events. Volunteers are needed to assist with several aspects of the event, including packet stuffing, pre-registration, course directions, finish line as well as water stations along the course.

Contact us today and thanks for volunteering: Contact USA Productions



Please be safe and courteous throughout the race. You will NOT be disqualified for assistance, stopping or holding onto lifeguard support!  Have Fun. We look forward to seeing you on race day!

Signed Up But Can't Race: Policies: Cancellation / Credit Policies / Chip Return