South Bay Sprint & Olympic Duathlons

March 6, 2016
Morgan Hill, CA


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About the Event

The South Bay Sprint and Olympic Duathlons, with a Run-Bike-Run format. These races will give new and tenured athletes a great opportunity to prepare for the upcoming triathlon season or just enjoy an endurance event in the bay area. This moderately flat and fast course will set the stage for a great finish. We kick off the spring season with a race that will get people ready for a great summer of USAP Events in Northern California. Come out and participate in one of the largest duathlons in the country.

  • 7:00 a.m. - Olympic (10k - 40k - 5k)
  • 9:30 a.m. - Sprint (2mile - 10mile - 2mile)

Registration Information & Fees

Sprint Individuals & Teams

  • $70 until 11/8/2015
  • $75 until 1/1/2016
  • $85 until 2/1/2016
  • $95 until 3/2/2016

Olympic Individuals & Teams

  • $85 until 11/8/2015
  • $95 until 1/1/2016
  • $105 until 2/1/2016
  • $115 until 3/2/2016

Relay Teams Sprint/Olympic (2 or 3 members)

  • $105/$125 until 11/8/2015
  • $115/$135 until 1/1/2016
  • $125/$145 until 2/1/2016
  • $135/$155 until 3/2/2016

Registration Categories:

  • Individual
  • Clydesdale(220lbs+), Athena (165lbs+)
  • Mountain Bike
  • Triathlon Clubs  
  • Pro/Elite
  • Relay (male, female, or coed 2 or 3 person team)

Registration Includes:

  • Finisher's t-shirt
  • Finisher's medal
  • Custom water bottle
  • Free post-race feast
  • Professional Race Day announcer
  • Race results posted same day
  • Live video feeds from event
  • Great music and AG Awards

Age groups male & female (awards will be given 3 deep):

12-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75-79, 80+, female Athena (over 165 lbs), male Clydesdale (over 220 lbs.).

The JAKROO Tri Club Challenge at SBDU: 

See how your tri club/team can win at each race and the Championship!

FREE Race Photos:

South Bay Duathlon Photos: Click Here

Weather Forecast

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Race Details & Schedule

Wave Starts:

Wave 1: 7:00 AM:  Male Olympic
Wave 2: 7:04 AM:  Female Olympic and Relay

Wave 1: 9:30 AM:  Male Sprint
Wave 2: 9:34 AM:  Female Sprint and Relay

Confirmed Triathletes:

All athletes should arrive at least 1 hour early. 

The Finish:

The Finish includes a post race party with all the fixings: great music, exciting race day announcers, free catered food which includes burritos and fresh pasta salad, fresh fruit, bagels and cream cheese, fresh spring water, recovery drinks, and more. 

Post Race Massage

Sports massage services will be provided after the race.

Schedule of events:

Packet Pickup Information
You must bring a valid ID to pick up your race packet. You may pick up a friend or relative's race packet and bib number, only if you have copy of their valid ID present. If you are pre-registered, you will not need to bring anything but your valid I.D card to pick up your race packet. 

Date:  Saturday, March 5, 2016 - Packet pickup & Registration

  • Locaton: Sports Basement - Sunnyvale
  • Hours:  10am - 2pm
  • Address:  1177 Kern Ave, Sunnyvale, CA 94085
  • Map: Click Here

Date:  Sunday, March 6, 2016 - Race Day

  • Packet Pickup & Registration Open (Sprint and Olympic): 6:00am
  • Packet Pickup & Registration will close at 9am for the Sprint
  • Transition Open:  6am
  • Olympic Race Start: 7:00am
  • Sprint Race Start:  9:30am
  • Awards Ceremony (Olympic):  9:45am
  • Awards Ceremony (Sprint):  10:30am

Course Maps & Details

Transition Map: Click Here

The Bike (5 Mile Loop):

The Bike Course:  Bikers, you need to keep your heads up and obey all city traffic codes. All racers need to be aware that the race course is not closed to vehicle traffic and we urge you all to be safe and stay to the right side of the road at all times. The course is marked with cones, chalk, police officers and volunteers. This course has rolling hills and is very scenic. 


Sprint Bike Distance: 2 loops

Olympic Bike Distance: 5 loops

Click here to see the 5 mile looped bike course in a larger printable format.

Drafting is illegal. We ask your help in doing the best we can to help enforce the "NO DRAFTING" rules of USA Triathlon. You, the athlete, are the simplest and best way to keep the bike course safe and draft free. We will have USA Triathlon Officials out on the bike course, but you personally need to help the sport and yourself by simply backing out of packs, slowing down or verbally mentioning to other athletes not to draft.

The 2.2 Mile Run:

The South Bay Sprint Duathlon will do one loop on this 2.2 mile run course before and after the bike portion of the run bike run format.

Click here to see the 2.2 mile sprint run course in a larger printable format.

There will be aid stations every mile dispensing water, electrolyte sports drink and gel.

The 5k Run:

The South Bay Olympic Duathlon will do 2 loops on this 5k run course before the bike course and 1 loop after of the run bike run format.

Click here to see the 5k run course in a larger printable format.

There will be aid stations every mile dispensing water, electrolyte sports drink and gel.


Parking & Directions


Parking for the South Bay duathlons will be free at Live Oak High School near the start and finish line of the race.  Please follow signs into the parking areas. 

Live Oak High School
1505 East Main Ave

Morgan Hill, CA 95037

Driving Directions to Live Oak High School:

From San Francisco / San Jose

Take US-101 S toward SAN JOSE, Take the EAST DUNNE AVE exit and Turn LEFT onto E DUNNE AVE, Turn LEFT onto CONDIT RD, Take the 2nd RIGHT onto E MAIN AVE, 1505 E MAIN AVE is on the LEFT .

From East Bay

Take I-680 S toward SAN JOSE, Merge onto US-101 S toward LOS ANGELES, Take the EAST DUNNE AVE exit and Turn LEFT onto E DUNNE AVE, Turn LEFT onto CONDIT RD, Take the 2nd RIGHT onto E MAIN AVE, 1505 E MAIN AVE is on the LEFT .

Race Results

Race Results - Click here

Travel & Hotels

To make travel plans and book your hotel for this event: USA Productions Travel


If you're not a triathlete and would like to participant in some way to help with the event grab your friends and family and be a part of the event. Volunteers are needed to assist with several aspects of the event, including pre-registration, the start and finish line and water stations along the course.

Benefits of Volunteering
- Official SBDU t-shirt
- Goodie Bags
- Free Lunch
- Fulfill community service hours
- A great time out
- Team up with friends, family and make it a community event!
- Groups larger than 15 will receive more benefits and possible charitable donations

Contact us today and thanks for volunteering: Contact USA Productions


Chip Timing:

This race will be timed using a chip timing system. 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 racer's responsibility to make sure that if you cannot attend the race, the chip will be returned within 7 days to USA Productions at the following address.  If the timing chip is not returned the participant will be charged $30.

USAT Sanctioning:

USAT provides comprehensive insurance coverage to sanctioned events. The coverage provides liability coverage to protect the race director, sponsors, volunteers, officials, and participants. The athlete excess medical coverage protects each participant for the day of the event.

Athlete Excess Medical: When athletes purchase a USAT annual license or one day permit, a portion of those fees cover the cost to provide them with excess medical insurance. This coverage only extends to their participation in an USA Triathlon sanctioned event and is only available after the injured party has filed with any primary insurance policies.

Event Liability: USAT provides comprehensive liability insurance coverage to sanctioned events. The USA Triathlon policy automatically covers USA Triathlon race directors, sponsors, volunteers, officials, and participants while participating in sanctioned events. Single-event permit can only be purchased through the race director and is $15 at packet pickup or the day of the event. USA Triathlon does not sell single-day permits.

New or Renewing Members: Click here to visit to purchase a new membership or renew an old one.

Important Information

Have Fun and Be Safe! Please be courteous throughout the race. We look forward to seeing you at the finish line!