Sunday April 14th will play host to the Olympic Distance Race. Athletes will line the beach for a Mass Wave Start, hit the water for a 1500 meter swim – transition to a 26 mile bike which takes you up through the rolling hills of Santiago Canyon. Athletes transition back where they will finish their race with a 6.2 mile run.
Enjoy the following course preview which runs athletes through each leg of the Olympic Distance Triathlon Course. This video was produced by the Orange County Triathlon, Collegiate Club Athletes will compete on this same well-known course.
Olympic Bike course Road Closure link & description:
ATTENTION ATHLETES: Olympic Bike Course Safety measures outlined.
**ALL intersections, crossings and T’s will be COMPLETELY CLOSED to ALL traffic on Marguerite, north from Olympiad to El Toro Rd. until 8:30am race morning, allowing all cyclists to safely exit the City of Mission Viejo on their way to Santiago Canyon. The following map outlines this stretch of closed road – athletes may also access an interactive map by clicking on the following link:
Olympic Nationals - Closed Road Segment - 3km Cycle Route near Mission Viejo (ID: 2518382) (plotaroute.com)
The portion of the route up and back through Santiago Canyon will be monitored by the California Highway Patrol (CHP). T2 is located at the base of the canyon, so riders will not pass back through the City of Mission Viejo to start their run.