Tri Santa Cruz™ Bike Courses

Course Description

A couple of years ago the City of Santa Cruz has asked us to make a change to our bike course so that fewer neighbors are impacted by having a looping course. To that end, we have have worked with the city to come up with what we think is an even better course and still keeps the same feeling of the ITU-Type Course as the original course that used Delaware Street on the outbound. The course will be fast paced, more interactive and provide a more concentrated area for specator viewing which we think everyone will like.

The bike course runs out and back along West Cliff Drive and Swanton with a loop around the block at Bay and West Cliff Drive.

This bike course will be completely closed to traffic.

Leaving T1 in Depot Park athletes will ride up the trestle and onto West Cliff Drive Drive, right on Bay and then left on Laguna Street, Right on Santa Cruz and a Right back onto West Cliff Drive. At the end of West Cliff Drive riders wqill turn right on Swanton, make a U-Turn at Delaware and the a left back onto West Cliff Drive.

Sprint course will make 2 loops. The International (Olympic Course) will make 4 loops before returning to Depot Park.


A version of the map is available for download.

USAT Rules will be in effect or this race.




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USAT Sanct


All of our multisport events are USAT Sanctioned.

Sanctioning requires that each participant is either an annual member or purchases a one-day membership.

Annual Adult Membership Rates are $45.

The One-Day rate is $12.