“It was so fun and not too hard and SO FREAKING BEAUTIFUL. And all the tough spots had CHP and/or volunteers directing traffic which was so awesome. And the course was verrry well-marked.” – L. Schwartzman

Get your feet wet (literally) at this introductory or super speedy distance. If you like enduring for only short periods of time, Sprint is your jam.

All the great parts of the race course, none of the extra. In and out! Who doesn’t like that?


Age Group
14 & under, 15-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70-79, 80+
You will be entered into the age group that reflects your age at the end of the current calendar year

Weight Group- 
Athena (women 165 lb and above) & Clydesdale (men 200lb and above) – weigh in at check in.

Men, Women & Mixed Teams
Two person teams are acceptable – one person completes 2 legs of the event.
*awards given to top 3 teams overall

Kayak & SUP
Men, Women and Kayak/SUP
*awards given to top 3 overall male & female winners of Kayak & SUP categories

*T-Shirts are given to all registrants, and Finisher Medals are given to all triathlon finishers! 

SWIM | 750M

Swim 1 counterclockwise loop on the south side of Morro Rock. Always swim with the buoys on your left.

Click here to view up to date water quality reports in Morro Bay.

BIKE | 20.5k

There will be police helping guide traffic on the course. 

Our spectacular bike course starts and finish on the Morro Bay Embarcadero and gives a sampling of Hwy 1, the coast and beautiful Cayucos. There will not be an aid station for the bike portion of the sprint distance race. Remember to pack the appropriate amount of nutrition and water on your bike!


RUN | 5.4k

The course is a mix of fire road,, boardwalk and hard packed sand, it’s flat and very scenic. There will be Aid Stations every 2 miles.


If you want to do a sprint triathlon but don’t swim or you’re a kayaking/stand up paddle board fiend you can substitute the swim portion of the triathlon with a paddle. The course tours Morro Bay in clockwise direction, course and turns are clearly marked with buoys. The paddle starts and ends at South Beach.

See the Kayak & SUP page for details

MB Tri swim and transition