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Historical Temperature: 64°F - 66°F
Southwest of Bakersfield, CA near Taft
At the traffic circle, take the south exit onto CA-43 S/Enos Ln following the posted signs for the Buena Vista Aquatic Recreation Area.
Lake Evans, Buena Vista Aquatic Recreation Area 13601 Ironbark Road; Bakersfield, CA
Q: Is the Lake Evans Triathlon USAT sanctioned?
A: Yes, the race is USAT sanctioned!
Q: Are spectators allowed?
A: At this time, spectators are allowed, however we will need to follow any additional conditions as given by the Kern County Health Department. If you have family or friends that would like to see you race, volunteering is a great way to be able to be on site and cheer while helping make the event happen. Each volunteer who signs up online earns 50% off of a future multisport event, or 100% off of a 5k or 10k run.
Q: What is your refund policy if I am sick?
A: If an athlete Is sick, suspects Covid symptoms, or has been in contact with someone with Covid-19 we encourage them to stay home. Athletes can defer, transfer their registration to another race, or opt to receive swag and race as a "virtual" upon request. Athletes have the option to purchase registration insurance which will provide a refund in the event of being sick, injured, or scheduled to work.
Q: Triathlons keep getting canceled, what are my risks for signing up for this race?
A: If the race is canceled for any reason athletes will have the option to defer to a race in 2022, transfer to another Sierra Cascades event, or receive a refund.
What will you find at the Lake Evans Triathlon?
+ Finisher's Medal
+ Event T-Shirt
+ Prizes and Giveaways
+ Free Race Photos by Ploen Photography
+ Finisher's Meal
+ Largest Team Competition
Whether this is your destination triathlon, or a training event for an upcoming 70.3, don't miss this great flat and fast course to start out your triathlon season. Hurry back, there is food and music waiting for you after the race.
Preliminary scheduled and subject to change.
6:00am Park Gate Opens
6:30am Race Day Packet Pickup Until 8:30am
6:30am Transition Opens
7:45am Olympic Athletes Clear Transition
7:50am Mandatory Olympic Meeting at boat dock
7:50am Mandatory Duathlon Meeting Outside of Transition “Swim In”
8:00am Olympic Triathlon Begins
8:10am Duathlon Begins
8:10am Sprint Athletes Clear Transition
8:20am 5k and 10k Run Begins
8:20am Mandatory Sprint Meeting at Boat Dock
8:30am Sprint Triathlon, Aquabike, and Aquathlon
Have your confirmation email with barcode ready for a quick packet pickup.
Picture ID is required for multisport events.
Sole 2 Sole
9000 Ming Avenue Ste. K-1, Bakersfield, CA 93311
Thursday, October 13th 4:00pm-6:00pm
Southwest of Bakersfield, CA
13601 Ironbark Road, Bakersfield, CA
GPS: 35.233972, -119.291028
Sunday, October 31st, 6:30am-8:00am
Enter through the east entrance
Each of our Triathlon events will have spinner medals this year!
Race in three or more events and earn your Triple Threat Athlete swag! Virtual events will qualify this year! So join your team and earn your cool swag! This year is a gym bag.
Who qualifies? the first 50 athletes who race in any 3 events (Triathlon, 2-sport event, or run) qualify for the Triple Threat swag (based on registration date).
+ Grapes of Wrath Triathlon 5K/10K (virtual still open)
+ "Crow's Nest" Huntington Lake Triathlon 5K/10K (virtual still open)
+ "China Peak" Huntington Lake Triathlon 5K/10K (virtual still open)
+ "Mile High" Shaver Lake Triathlon 5K/10K (virtual still open)
Your safety is our highest concern at the race.
Your safety is our highest priority. We have included USAT, CDC, and health department recommendations in plans to safely return to racing.
The COVID measures are subject to change based on current guidelines. The current measures listed below are our current plans for the event base on current guidelines and information.
Packet Pickup and Registration
Refund Policy Update
We are transition back to "normal" racing including:
This event is hosted by the Activitynut Foundation, Inc.; a non-profit 501(c)3 who's mission is to connect athletes with local events, clubs, coaching and local stores. We maintain a race calendar listing local events at http://activitynut.org/localevents/
Join Activitynut Club (free membership), and get 15% off of this and other events hosted by Activitynut.
Discounts are also available for many other local events. See the Activitynut Club page for a list of upcoming races with discounts.
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