2022 Cal Tri Newport Dunes – 11.6.22. Started in 1978 as the Human Race Triathlon, Cal Tri Newport Dunes is the longest-running triathlon in the world operating from the same location. Also started in 1978 was the Ironman World Championship Triathlon Oahu but it moved to Kailua-Kona, Hawaii in 1981. This top U.S. race destination with Newport Beach serving as a backdrop features a protected harbor swim, a closed scenic bike course, and ends with a run on the sand.
14 EVENT OPTIONS. 7 Olympic distance events (Triathlon, Triathlon Relay, RunBikeRun, SwimBike, SwimRun, 1640 Yard Swim & 10K Run) and 7 Sprint distance events (Triathlon, Triathlon Relay, RunBikeRun, SwimBike, SwimRun, 400 yard Swim & 5K Run). Triathlon = swim + bike + run. Triathlon Relay is 2 or 3 athletes combined to complete the triathlon. Typically, the swim and run distances are standard but the bike distance varies from race to race.