Sun October 8, 2023 Bakersfield, CA 93311 US Directions
Events
Under 18/70+ only $60

Super Sprint Triathlon

$120
122 spots left.

New distance, perfect for beginners or a quick tuneup: 400 Yard Swim, 5.77 Mile Bike, 1.5 Mile Run
Under 18/70+ only $60

Sprint Triathlon

$120
122 spots left. Price increases after February 19, 2023 at 12:59am PST
Under 18/70+ only $60

Olympic Triathlon

$135
122 spots left. Price increases after February 19, 2023 at 12:59am PST

Relay

$170 - $190
Events: Sprint Triathlon Relay Olympic Triathlon Relay
Under 18/70+ only $60

2 Sport Options

$120 - $135
Events: Sprint Aquabike Sprint Aquathlon Sprint Duathlon Olympic Aquabike Olympic Aquathlon
Under 18/70+ only $20

5k Run

$35
49 spots left. Price increases after February 19, 2023 at 12:59am PST
Under 18/70+ only $20

10k Run

$40
49 spots left. Price increases after February 19, 2023 at 12:59am PST

Virtual Events

$45 - $60
Events: Virtual 5K Virtual 10k Virtual Triathlon Virtual Aquathlon Virtual Aquabike Virtual Duathlon

Sponsor

$250 - $1,000
Events: Sponsorship- Bronze Sponsorship- Silver Sponsorship- Gold Sponsorship- Platinum

Historical Temperature: 64°F - 66°F

Elevation: 276'

Southwest of Bakersfield, CA near Taft

At the traffic circle, take the south exit onto CA-43 S/Enos Ln following the posted signs for the Buena Vista Aquatic Recreation Area.

Lake Evans, Buena Vista Aquatic Recreation Area 13601 Ironbark Road; Bakersfield, CA

GPS: 35.233972, -119.291028

Place
Lake Evans
13601 Ironbark Road; Bakersfield, CA
Bakersfield, CA US 93311
Description

What will you find at the Lake Evans Triathlon?

+ Finisher's Medal
+ Event T-Shirt
+ Prizes and Giveaways
+ Free Race Photos by Ploen Photography
+ Finisher's Meal
+ Music
+ Largest Team Competition

Whether this is your destination triathlon, or a training event for an upcoming 70.3, don't miss this great flat and fast course to start out your triathlon season. Hurry back, there is food and music waiting for you after the race.

Distances

 

Super Sprint 

(New in 2022)
Triathlon- 400 yd swim, 5.66 mi bike, 1.5 mi run 

Sprint

Triathlon- 800 yd swim, 12 mi bike, 3.1 mi run 
Aquabike- 800 yd swim, 12 mi bike 
Aquathlon- 800 yd swim, 3.1 mi run
Duathlon- 3.1 mi run, 12 mi bike, 3.1 mi run 

Olympic

Triathlon- 1600 yd swim, 24 mi bike, 6.2 mi run 
Aquabike- - 1600 yd swim, 24 mi bike 
Aquathlon- 1600 yd swim, 6.2 mi run

Run/Walk Only

5K Run/Walk 
10K Run/Walk
Schedule

Preliminary scheduled and subject to change.

6:00am Park Gate Opens
6:30am Race Day Packet Pickup Until 8:30am
6:30am Transition Opens
7:45am Olympic Athletes Clear Transition
7:50am Mandatory Olympic Meeting at boat dock
7:50am Mandatory Duathlon Meeting Outside of Transition “Swim In”
8:00am Olympic Triathlon Begins
8:10am Duathlon Begins 
8:10am Sprint Athletes Clear Transition
8:20am 5k and 10k Run Begins 
8:20am Mandatory Sprint Meeting at Boat Dock
8:30am Sprint Triathlon, Aquabike, and Aquathlon
8:45am Super Sprint Triathlon

 

Packet Pickup

Have your confirmation email with barcode ready for a quick packet pickup.
Picture ID is required for multisport events. 

Bakersfield Pickup

Sole 2 Sole
9000 Ming Avenue Ste. K-1, Bakersfield, CA 93311
Friday, October 14th,  5PM-7PM

Lake Evans

Southwest of Bakersfield, CA
13601 Ironbark Road, Bakersfield, CA
GPS: 35.233972, -119.291028
Sunday, October 16th, 6:30am-8:00am
Enter through the east entrance

Transition Area
Swim Map
  • Super Sprint - 400 Yards (Out and back)
  • Sprint - 800 Yards (Around the Island)
  • Olympic - 1600 Yards (2 Loops of Sprint)
Bike Map
  • Super Sprint - 5.77 Miles
  • Sprint - 12 Miles
  • Olympic - 24.24 Miles
Run Map
  • Super Sprint Turns at .8 Miles
  • Sprint Turns at 1.55 Miles
  • Olympic Turns at 3.1 Miles
Race Swag

 

 

Lake Series Bonus Swag

Do all five of the Lake Series Events and earn a wooden medal holder for the series

Eligible events:

  • Grapes of Wrath Triathlon 5K/10K 
  • Millerton Lake Triathlon "Crow's Nest" 5K/10K
  • Huntington Lake "China Peak" Triathlon 5K/10K
  • Shaver Lake "Mile High" Triathlon 5K/10K
  • Lake Evans Triathlon 5K/10K

 

Athlete Guide

Updated 2021 Athlete guide.

Click the icon below to download the attached PDF.

PDF
Safety

Your safety is our highest concern at the race.  

  • 5+ Kayaks/Paddleboards/Lifeguards in the water.
  • Hall Ambulance on site.

Volunteers get a meal, t-shirt, and choice of

  • $20 donated to your organization, group or club
  • 100% off a 5k or 10k run hosted by Activitynut
  • 50% off of a multisport event hosted by Activitynut
  • $30 off of next year's season pass

Entry fee reimbursed for volunteers.

This event is hosted by the Activitynut Foundation, Inc.; a non-profit 501(c)3 who's mission is to connect athletes with local events, clubs, coaching and local stores. We maintain a race calendar listing local events at http://activitynut.org/localevents/

Join Activitynut Club (free membership), and get 15% off of this and other events hosted by Activitynut.

Discounts are also available for many other local events.  See the Activitynut Club page for a list of upcoming races with discounts.

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