Experience Catalina Island

Swim it. Bike it. Run it. Tri it!

Experience the beauty of Catalina Island and the City of Avalon with the perfect end of the season triathlon. Come for the weekend or for the day and experience all that Catalina has to offer.

Saturday, November 7, 2015 - Avalon, CA

Swim ½ mile | Bike- 15K | Run- 3.1 miles

Start Time - 9:00AM


Check out the medal for 2014! 


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Registration Fees

Prices good until 4/30/15 6/30/15 8/31/15 10/19/15 after 10/19/15
Sprint Triathlon (Ages 12+) $80 $90 $100 $110 $120
Sprint Relay Tri (Ages 12+) $100 $110 $120 $130 $140
Duathlon (Ages 12+) $80 $90 $100 $110 $120
Duathlon Relay (Ages 12+) $100 $110 $120 $130 $140
5K Run (Ages 8+) $22 $25 $28 $30 $35
USAT 1-Day License (Triathlon & Duathlon only)
Triathlon $12     Relay $12/person     Youth (17 & under) $10 

usat_sanctioneventAdditional information:
This is a USA Triathlon (USAT) Sanctioned Event. USAT rules apply and will be enforced. All participants including youth will be required to either show a USAT annual license number or purchase a 1-day license. Annual licenses can be purchased on the USAT website at www.USATriathlon.org for $45 adult or $10 youth. 1-day license can be purchased with registration.

Participants MUST pick up their own packets per USAT Rules!
Bring a photo ID AND a copy of your USAT Card.

Boat Reservations

Remember to make your boat reservations early! Don’t forget that when you make your boat reservations with the Catalina Island Express you also need to make a reservation for your bike too!! Space is limited on the boats so make sure you secure a space for you and your bike!


Course Map:


 2014CIT course

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Course Records:

    • Male: Marcel Rinzler 1:05:24 (2013) 
    • Female: Michelle Genovese 1:21:50 (2014)


Packet Pick-Up:

Friday, November 6 
The Metropole Hotel-- 3:30pm-7:00pm

Saturday, November 7
Wrigley Stage (located at the bottom of Sumner, next to the fountain and the green pier) 7:30AM



Mandatory Course Talk:

There will be a mandatory course talk that all participants MUST attend in order to pick-up their packet. NO EXCEPTIONS! With so many athletes competing, we need to make sure every athlete is made aware of safety procedures and protocol out on the course.

Meeting Times:
- Friday, November 6

The Metropole Hotel  5:00PM; 6:00PM; 7:00PM
- Saturday, November 7
Wrigley Stage (Located at the bottom of Sumner, next to the fountain and the green pier) 8:00AM


Awards will be given to the top three male and female finishers in each division. Awards will also be given to the overall top male, female, and relay team finishers.


Individual Divisions
14 & under, 15-19, 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+. Participants may choose to race by weight class. Males must weigh 220 pounds or more (Clydesdale) and females must weigh 165 pounds or more (Athena) in order to compete in the weight classes.

Relay Divisions
Male, Female, Co-Ed





Check out the great deals from the Catalina Island Chamber of Commerce specifically for our triathlon participants! Visit CatalinaChamber.com/triathlon .

Looking for a deal on a hotel?

Participants receive 10% off their room rate.
Offer not valid with packages.
Two night minimum is required.
Must call hotel directly at (888) 510-0555/(310) 510-0555 to book this offer.

Vacation Rentals

Catalina Island Vacation Rentals: 10% off rates for the Annual Catalina Island Triathlon weekend when booking two nights or more. Give us a call at 855-671-2487 or visit us online for more information and to make a reservation. Must book by October 31, 2013.

Need to rent a bike? Check out Brown's Bikes!

Browns BIkes 

Call 310-510-0986 



  • March 15, 2015 NEW Management for the Catalina Island Triathlon. In partnership with the Catalina Island Chamber of Commerce and Spectrum Sports Management Renegade Racing will be the new race management company for the Catalina Island Triathlon.
  • April 10, 2015 Registration Opens NEW THIS YEAR, Renegade Racing introduces a Duathlon (run-bike-run) option and a 5K Run to the event.



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 View Race Pictures Here! 

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 2014 Finisher Medal