Liv/giant Mermaid Tri & Du Capitola

Mermaid Capitola

Mermaid Capitola

Sunday, October 5th, 2014
The Mermaid Triathlon & Duathlon is coming to Capitola this weekend!  Come participate in this great event or cheer on mermaids participating in this great all women’s event.

OUR MISSION

Mermaid Series is building a welcoming community that inspires women from all backgrounds to uncover and realize their full potential.

Mermaid Series strives to serve as a catalyst for change in women’s lives as they set and discover new goals for themselves in fitness and in life. By providing training, support, motivation and eco-friendly events we are committed to the pursuit of our participants healthy lifestyle.

Our events aim to provide an opportunity for a positive change while making each woman regardless of their ability feel welcome. The new bike route features a predominatly flat course with more bike lanes and one gradual climb up Porter Gulch Road. The climb is takes place in the shade of giant coastal redwoods!  The sprint course will do one loop and the Mighty Mermaid will do two loops. [map]

NEW COURSE FOR 2014
The new bike route features a predominatly flat course with more bike lanes and one gradual climb up Porter Gulch Road. The climb is takes place in the shade of giant coastal redwoods!  The sprint course will do one loop and the Mighty Mermaid will do two loops. [map]

Voted as one of the best beach towns on the California Coast by Sunset Magazine, take part in the Mermaid Tri & Du Capitola and choose from the Sprint Triathlon, the Mighty Mermaid Triathlon or the Duathlon.

Triathlon and Duathlon participants receive:
•Stylish t-shirt
•Finisher necklace
•Lifeguarded swim
•Post race food
•Finisher and age group awards

EVENT DISTANCES
Mighty Mermaid Triathlon
1.5K Swim, 23miles Bike, 10K Run
Mermaid Sprint Triathlon
600m Swim, 11.5 mile Bike, 2.5mile Run
Mermaid Duathlon
1.5mile Run,11.5 mile Bike, 2.5mile Run

START TIMES
Triathlon:
7:20 a.m. – Mighty Mermaid Triathlon –
All ages, Mighty Relay, Mighty Athena
========== Break ===========
8:00 a.m. – Sprint Tri – Family and Friends
8:15 a.m. – Sprint Tri – 29 & Under, Sprint Relay,
Sprint Athena
8:20 a.m. – Sprint Tri – 30 to 39
8:25 a.m. – Sprint Tri – 40 & Over
Duathlon:
8:15 a.m. – Duathlon – All Ages
Mini Mermaid Beach Dash
10:30 a.m. – mini mermaid beach dash

PACKET PICKUP INFORMATION
Friday, October 3rd
Location: Sports Basement – Sunnyvale, CA
Time: 3:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
(All athletes need to bring a photo I.D.)
**Packets will NOT be available prior to 3:00 p.m.
Directions

Saturday, October 4th
Location: Whole Foods – Capitola
Time: 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
(All athletes need to bring a photo I.D.)
**Packets will NOT be available prior to11:00 a.m. Address: 1710 41st Avenue, Capitola, CA 95010
Directions

Sunday, October 5th
Location: Capitola Beach – Esplanade Park
Time: 6:00 a.m. to 7:30 a.m.
(All athletes need to bring a photo I.D.)

The Mermaid Series offers events throughout the year. Learn more here.

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