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35th Annual Catalina Island Triathlon, Duathlon and 5K Presented by Quality Carriers West Coast Returns to Catalina Island

October 17, 2019

October 17, 2019, Lake Forest – On Saturday, November 2nd the Catalina Island Chamber of Commerce and Visitor’s Bureau is partnering with Renegade Race Series to produce the 35th annual Catalina Island Triathlon, Duathlon, & 5k Run/Walk. The 2019 event is presented by Quality Carriers West Coast. In 2018 the event hosted approximately 500 athletes from 15 states and three countries in ages ranging from 12 to 90 years old.

“Increasingly Catalina Island is becoming well known for bucket list sporting events like the annual Triathlon. Athletes from around the world are putting Catalina Island on their list of places to visit and participate in a number of high and low endurance activities set in a spectacular island environment. Making participation even more remarkable is the challenging terrain that is found both in and around Avalon, the island’s only city,” said Jim Luttjohann, President & CEO of the Catalina Island Chamber of Commerce & Visitors Bureau.

“We are excited to return to Catalina Island,” said Jonathan Pauley, race director for Renegade Racing. “This late season event is an iconic Southern California triathlon. The community loves it for the destination appeal, which makes it perfect for a fall weekend getaway. There’s so much for participants and their families to do while on Catalina. Avalon hotels, restaurants, and excursion hosts welcome our participants with affordable and exciting packages for race weekend to make it a true destination race – all within a short trip from the mainland.”

Race Registration:  Available at catalinaislandtriathlon.com

Distances:

  • Triathlon: Swim ½ mile | Bike 17K | Run 3.1 miles
  • Duathlon: Run 3.1 miles | Bike 17K | Run 3.1 miles
  • Run/Walk: 3.1 miles

Race Fees: $41 for the 5K to $175 for a relay team.

Packet Pickup: November 1st, 4pm – 7pm, at the beautiful Island Spa Catalina or race morning starting at 7:30am at Wrigley Stage.

Sponsors: Sponsors include Catalina Island Chamber of Commerce & Visitors Bureau, Quality Carriers West Coast, Catalina Island Company, Island Spa Catalina, Catalina Express, RŌKA, xx2i Optics, Rudy Project, and A2 Bikes. Honey Stinger is the official nutrition sponsor of the event.

About Renegade Racing:

Renegade Racing produces running, triathlon and adventure sports events throughout Southern California.  www.renegaderaceseries.com

About Catalina Island Chamber of Commerce and Visitors Bureau

The Catalina Island Chamber of Commerce is a private, non-profit organization that promotes and markets Catalina Island as a year-round island resort destination. The Chamber accomplishes its mission in a number of ways, including producing events that attract visitors to Catalina Island. www.catalinachamber.com

 

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