Newport Dunes Waterfront Resort is pleased to announce the addition of the Newport Dunes Triathlon hosted by CaliforniaTriathlon.org. The inaugural Olympic and sprint distance races will be held on Sunday, November 4, 2018.
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. The Olympic distance (0.93 miles) will consist of 2 laps with the sprint distance a lightening quick 300 yards.
The bike course is a scenic 8 mile circuit which includes the Mountains to the Sea Trail & Bikeway, Upper Newport Bay State Marine Conservation Area and Upper Newport Bay Nature Preserve. The Olympic distance (24.8 miles) will consist of 3 laps with the sprint distance 8 miles.
The run course is a beautiful 3.1 mile out and back. Aid stations are each mile. The Olympic distance (6.2 miles) will be 2 laps and the sprint distance will be 1 lap.
For racers, camping and RV sites are available on-site at the Newport Dunes, making race morning easy.
Whether you are competing in the Newport Dunes Triathlon, or coming to watch, it will be a very enjoyable day for all.