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October 5, 2014 Registration Info

We're into our 37th year and happy to welcome Kring & Chung as our title sponsor again this year! 

The Sprint distance race, which was established in 1978, has long been a favorite of both seasoned triathletes and beginners.  And, because of popular demand, the Super Sprint distance remains on the agenda along with our Youth distances. There's a distance for everyone. 

Registration will only be open on race day if there is space available. Spots are capped at 800.


Until
Dec. 1 

Until
Feb. 1

Until
Aug. 20

Until
Oct. 1 
Until Race
Day
Super Sprint distance $85
$100
$115
$125 $135
Sprint $100 $115 $125 $140  $150

Until
Dec. 1 

Until
Aug. 20

Race 
Day

 
Relays (all distances)
$200
$225 $250  

Until
Sept. 15 

Until Race
Day

 

 
Youth $20 $25
 

Until
Dec. 1 

Until
Feb. 1 

Until
Aug. 20 

Until  Race
Day 

VIP* $165 $200 $225 $250 

*The VIP treatment includes:
- blueseventy goggles to the first 20 VIPs that register
- blueseventy wetsuit
- TriLab gift card
- Champion System gear
- $20 off any future Pacific Sports race
- Complimentary photo from FinisherPix
- Herbalife produce 

Waivers

All competitors are required to provide signed waivers in order to participate. If someone else is picking up your packet, they must bring your signed waivers with them to get your packet.

Click here to download the Newport Beach/Pacific Sports Liability Waiver

Click here to download the USAT Waiver

Registration Policy: NO REFUNDS, NO ROLLOVERS, OR BIB TRANSFERS, NO EXCEPTIONS. *If you sign up in a category, this is the category you race in, not age division (ex: Clydesdale, Military)

 

Distance

Sprint

  • .5 mile Swim
  • 15 mile cycle
  • 3 mile run


Super Sprint

  • .25 mile Swim
  • 7.5 mile cycle
  • 1.5 mile run
 

Date & Tentative Timing

October 5, 2014
Start Time:    7:00 AM, 1st stream
                  8:00 AM,  (est.) 1st youth wave 

Location

Newport Beach, CA
Back Bay 

Individual and Relay Registration Includes:

  • Race T-Shirt
  • Goody Bag
  • Finisher Medal
  • On Course Hydration Stations
  • Finish Festival with Post Race Food & Entertainment
  • Swim Cap
  • Direct Access to Online Race Photos and Results

 

Sprint 
(*new SwimStream start process below) 

The .5 mile swim course will be in the Back Bay of Newport Beach. The flat-water ocean swim will be followed by a 15 mile two-loop cycling course, which will take place on Back Bay and Eastbluff Drives. The race will conclude with a new fast and scenic 3 mile run course which incorporates the new Back Bay View Park.

Click Here to Download a PDF or the Course Map

 

 

Swim Course: 1/2 mile*

The swim is a flat water swim and the water temperature is usually in the high 60's. You will be doing a rectangle shaped course in the Newport Dunes area of the Back Bay. The course is counterclockwise. It starts immediately west of the bridge, which goes across the bay at the Dunes, heads north parallel to the bridge, then does three left hand turns. It basically follows the perimeter of the bay inside the Dunes. The exit to the swim is next to the start, then you run to the Transition on Back Bay Drive. Wetsuits are optional but recommended.

Bike Course: 15 miles

From the transition area, head down Back Bay Drive. Continue along Back Bay Drive until you reach Eastbluff Drive and turn right. Make a u-turn on Eastbluff before reaching Vista del Sol. Continue back down Eastbluff and make a U-Turn before reaching Jamboree. Turn right on Back Bay Drive heading back towards the transition area. Complete two full loops of this course.

Run Course: 3 miles

The run course is an out-and-back route behind the Newport Dunes Waterfront Resort. Competitors will travel through the Newport Dunes parking lot and over the marina bridge. Follow N. Bayside Drive and turn left at the pedestrian/bicycle path. Upon exiting the bike path, make a sharp right turn onto the path leading up to Back Bay View Park. Follow this path until it dead ends at Jamboree and make a u-turn heading back in the direction that you came. Finish on Back Bay Drive in front of the Newport Dunes.

Super Sprint Course

Click here to download a preliminary course map.

Swim Course: 1/4 mile*

The swim is a flat water swim and the water temperature is usually in the high 60's. You will be doing a rectangle shaped course in the Newport Dunes area of the Back Bay. The course is counterclockwise. It starts immediately west of the bridge, which goes across the bay at the Dunes, heads north parallel to the bridge, then does three left hand turns. It basically follows the perimeter of the bay inside the Dunes. The exit to the swim is next to the start, then you run to the Transition on Back Bay Drive. Wetsuits are optional but recommended.

Bike Course: 7.5 miles

The Super Sprint Bike Course follows the course of the Sprint Distance Cycle Course, with the only difference being the Super Sprint Athletes complete one loop of the Cycle Course and Sprint Athletes complete the loop twice.  From the transition area, head down Back Bay Drive. Continue along Back Bay Drive until you reach Eastbluff Drive and turn right. Make a u-turn on Eastbluff before reaching Vista del Sol. Continue back down Eastbluff and make a U-Turn before reaching Jamboree. Turn right on Back Bay Drive heading back towards the transition area. 

Run Course: 1.5 miles

The run course is an out-and-back route behind the Newport Dunes Waterfront Resort. Competitors will travel through the Newport Dunes parking lot and over the marina bridge. Follow N. Bayside Drive and turn left at the pedestrian/bicycle path. Upon exiting the bike path, make a sharp right turn onto the path leading up to Back Bay View Park. Follow this path for about 3/4 of a mile until you reach the Super Sprint Turnaround point. Finish on Back Bay Drive in front of the Newport Dunes.

Youth Course

Click Here to download the Youth Course Map


*SwimStream Start Process


Pacific Sports launched its new SwimStream start procedure at the Herbalife Triathlon Los Angeles in September 2013. It was a huge success and we're using it again at Newport Beach. The only competitors who will NOT be using the SwimStream start process are the two youth categories. They will use the standard wave start based on age. Here's how the SwimStream start works:

  1. Participants will be allowed to self-determine at which time they begin the swim portion of the Kring & Chung Newport Triathlon. Those with the fastest anticipated swim time will be encouraged to start in the earliest grouping or stream. For the Sprint it would be below 11 minutes; for the Super Sprint it would be below 6 minutes.
  2. The swim chute will be no different than our previous construction or other swim starts you've seen. Volunteers will be holding a sign that has a specific time on it (similar to a run pace for a half or full marathon). Swimmers should line up in their appropriate anticipated time. Note, just like a running event, we will not force someone in a specific time/pace. It is on the honor system. This will allow some variability if friends, members of a triathlon club, co-workers from the same company, or family members want to swim together. We want swimmers to have maximum comfort and relaxation when entering the ocean.
  3. Once a stream enters the start chute, swimmers will move toward the end of the chute, cross the timing mat and proceed directly into the water. Similar to a funnel. Your time starts when you cross the SwimStream timing mat. We will have streams of approximately 100 swimmers each, and streams will continue until we get about 400 participants in the water. At this point, athletes will be allowed into the water as earlier streams of swimmers finish and come up onto the beach. Lifeguards and our swim coordinators will assist in controlling the flow of the swimmers (like turning off and on a spigot).
  4. Once the Sprint distance race is in the water, we will have a approximately 10 minute gap and then start the Super Sprint under 6-minute swimmers, and so on until all the competitors have left the beach. The Super Sprint will start once the Sprint swimmers are past the turn buoys heading south.
  5. We strongly encourage warm-ups prior to the swim start. Those will be west of the swim course and at the participant's discretion.

At the Herbalife Triathlon L.A., we found that the SwimStream start allowed all the competitors to get into the water nearly 55 minutes faster than the traditional wave starts, so let your cheering section know you'll be on the bike a lot faster than in previous years.


Upper Newport Bay Ecological Reserve

These protected habitats are very delicate and easily damaged when disturbed. Please be respectful of nature. It is important that you do not litter or disturb any form of plant or animal life in the Ecological Reserve. Please stay on the paved Back Bay Drive during the race portion and do not enter any other areas of the Reserve.

Click Here to learn more.


USAT Rules and Regulations:

The Newport Beach Triathlon is a USAT sanctioned event and therefore follows USAT rules.

For more information, click on any of the following:

USAT Rules and Regulations

Most Commonly Violated Rules

Approved Skinsuits/Speedsuits

TENTATIVE Weekend Schedule:

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 4
10:00 AM Expo opens for packet pickup and registration
The Hyatt Regency Newport Beach  
10:30 AM Course talk w/Charles 

12:00 N
1:30 PM
3:00 PM 

Course talk
Course talk
Course talk

4:00 PM Expo Closes
SUNDAY, OCTOBER 5
5:30 AM

Access to race-day parking opens:
Hyatt Newport Beach & Newport Dunes
VIP (only) Packet Pickup Opens

5:30 AM Transition Area opens 
1131 Back Bay Drive Newport Beach, CA 92660
6:30 AM VIP Packet Pickup Closes
7:00 AM Transition Area Closes
7:00 AM 1st SwimStream starts (12 min. under)

8:00 AM
10:00 AM

(est) 1st youth wave
Awards (don't leave early! you might've won something)

Interested Exhibitors 

Click Here to download an exhibitor application
Will you be sampling food? - not a problem, just remember to Click Here and download the temporary permit
For more information about exhibiting, email Jennifer Berger.

Awards

Medallions are given to the top 3 in each age group and division and the top 3 relay teams in each relay division. We will also have merchandise awards from our sponsors and El Ranchito will be providing gift certificates for top three in each age group and division.

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+, Clydesdale (Men 200+ lbs), Athena (Women 145+ lbs), Elite, Collegiate, Military/Police/Fire

Relay Team Divisions:
Male, Female, Co-Ed

*You may race in either the Age Group OR one of the other Divisions, but NOT both*

Click here to see confirm that your registration information is correct.

Official Host Hotel

The Hyatt Regency Newport Beach is the host hotel for the Kring and Chung Newport Beach Triathlon. Walk to the start and finish line of the Newport Beach Triathlon. Book this great rate with the Hyatt Regency Newport Beach, located directly across the street from Newport Dunes.

 



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Results

Click Here to view the 2013 Newport Beach Triathlon Race Results

Click Here to view the 2012 Newport Beach Triathlon Race Results

Click Here to view the 2011 Newport Beach Triathlon Race Results

 

 

 

 

 

 

Photos

2013

Competitor event photos of the 2013 race.

2012

Click Here to view the 2012 Newport Beach Triathlon Photo's provided by Brightroom Photography

Click Here to view some race day photo's that we took!

2011

Click Here to view the 2011 Newport Beach Triathlon Photo's provided by Brightroom Photography

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