PLEASE READ BEFORE YOU REGISTER!
Before you register for this event, understand there are NO REFUNDS.We understand circumstances can prevent you from racing, such as work schedules,emergencies and injuries so we offer transfers of your paid entry until March 1, 2018.We will not be able to accommodate ANY circumstances after that date.
For liability protection on behalf of the race organizers and for you, the participant, the event insurer, USA Triathlon (USAT), requires EVERYONE pick up their own race packet, show picture ID, show a current USAT annual license or sign a waiver/one-day license.NO EXCEPTIONS.You will not be allowed to race if you do not pick up your packet prior to the race and show up race day. NO RACE DAY packet pick up.
Packet Pick-up will be on various dates at different locations to accommodate participants. Please see Race Information page for details.
All Blue Wave Aquathlon participants will receive a 10% in store at Sports Basement shopping discount on packet pick up dates and any additional event dates. Discounts can not be applied to previous purchases, other offers, monitors, electronics, strollers, and gift cards.
You must pick up your packet and provide ID. Hope For Crohn's® Blue Wave Athena Goddess Aquathlon is a USAT sanctioned race that will REQUIRE EVERYONE to show picture ID at packet pickup.
If you are a USAT license holder in 2018, you will be asked for your license number during registration and be required to show your license and ID at packet pickup.
If you are not a USAT license holder, you will pre pay your one-day license when you register. You will then complete your form at packet pickup and show picture ID.The one day USAT license is about $15. There will not be a processing fee for your registration on Active.com, however, if you are not an annual USAT license holder, you will have to pay for a one-day license and there is a processing fee.
You CANNOT RACE without either an annual or one-day license.
An USAT annual license is about $55 so if you plan on racing more than three USAT sanctioned races in 2018, an annual license is cost effective. For more information on USAT membership go to: www.usatriathlon.org.
For 2018, we will award the top 3 finishers with medals. All will receive finishers medals.
Individual Entry: (processing fees are included)
Only one entry type allowed. There are NO REFUNDS.
$105-$145 for Aquathlon (All Ages Group Categories)
Please note: Don’t wait to register. All registrations will be done online. The registration is done by a third party (Active. com).
THERE IS NO RACE DAY REGISTRATION. ENTRY FEES ARE NON-REFUNDABLE.
Entries may be transferred by March 1, 2018-NO EXCEPTIONS. Please contact us at 1-925-264-9767 for details and assistance with transfers.
RUN: Run course is 3.1 miles. It is on a paved walkway and along the McNears Beach , starting from South Shore to Beach turnaround, then return. There will be an aid stations with water, energy drink, and energy gel in the Transition and Finish Line. Run finishes near expo. Transition is in the parking lot of McNears Beach.
BIKE: The bike course is on a paved path on Point San Pedro Rd-North San Pedro Rd through to China Camp Back Ranch Meadows Campground, turnaround, then return to McNears Beach. A beautiful and much-loved bike route. The course is approximately 8.1 miles. No tandem or pull carts allowed. Helmets required. CHP Marin will provide traffic control to keep cyclist safe.
AQUATHLON COURSE DESCRIPTION:
Leg 1: Swim ( see above) 1/4 mile
Leg 2: Run (see above) 3.1 miles
AQUABIKE COURSE DESCRITION:
Leg 1: Swim (see above( 1/4 mile
Leg 2: Bike 8.1 miles
TIME:Elite division starts at 7:45 AM. All Women at 7:50 AM. Mandatory athlete meeting at 6:30am, body marking will be done as athletes check into transition.
FIELD SIZE: Limited to 300 total participants. Registration will close as soon as 300 participants have registered.
LATE ENTRY: NO REGISTRATION ON RACE DAY.
THERE IS NO FUNDRAISING REQUIREMENT.
You are welcome to participate in our Athletes For Crohn's Fundraising program. Raise $590 and earn an entry into the race, a TriSuit or TriTop or Tech T, and duffel bag. This will help us reach our goal of $30,000 to fund Crohn's research and outreach and education programs in our community. Please read Participant Q & A for details.
THIS IS AN ALL WOMEN DISTANCE COURSE
AQUA DIVISIONS:Elites, and Age Groups 18-19, 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 and over. Athena's (150 lbs. +) - 39 years and under(open) and 40 years and older (master).
AWARDS: Top 3 finishers will receive a place medal. All will receive a finishers medal.
PACKET PICK-UP: Packet Pick-up will be at different locations to accommodate all participants. All Blue Wave Aquathlon participants will receive a 10% in store shopping discount on packet pick up date and any additional event dates at TriNow Fitness and Sports Basement. Parking is free. All Athletes must pick up their own Race Packet and provide ID.
NO REGISTRATION ON RACE DAY
NO PACKET PICK-UP ON RACE DAY
Transition opens for set up at 5:45am
and will be closed at 6:20am regardless of start time.
BRIGHT COLORED SWIM CAPS ARE REQUIRED.
Registration includes a breakfast, electrolyte drink, energy gel, water, custom t-shirt, expo & music.
Post-meal is available for family and friends for an additional cost. See registration form
Hope For Crohn's®: 2018 Fun Charity Event Information
DATE: October 20, 2018 7:00am
EVENT: Race the Hope For Crohn's Blue Wave Athena Goddess Aquathlon/Aquabike
LOCATION: McNears Beach Park San Rafael, CA
SWIM: Swim is a loop in open water. Water temperature is in the 60's. Wetsuits are recommended. There will be lifeguards on duty as well as volunteers to make sure each swimmer completes the course in a safe manner.
HOPE FOR CROHN'S®
BLUE WAVE EVENTS
All registered Blue Wave participants
receive a complimentary training clinic
with a Certified Triathlon Coach Raeleigh
*Bike & Run Clinic August 18th 9am-11am
*Swim clinic: August 18th 8am-9am
McNears County Park
Learn more: 12-week training & mentoring program: Click here
Sports Basement Presidio
San Francisco, CA
Mc Nears Beach
San Rafael, CA
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