Donner Lake Triathlon Schedule

Saturday July 22, 2023 events:

  • Donner Lake Kids Triathlon
  • Donner Lake SPRINT Triathlon

Sunday July 23, 2023 events:

  • Donner Lake HALF Triathlon and Aquabike
  • Donner Lake Olympic Triathlon, Aquabike, and Duathlon
  • Alpine Fresh Water Swim

All scheduled activities are based at West End Beach/Donner Lake/Truckee, CA

15888 South Shore Drive

Time Date Day Item/Function
5-7:30 PM July 21 Friday ALL EVENTS Packet Pick-Up/Check-in and Onsite Registration if available
Time Date Day Item/Function
5:45 AM July 22 Saturday Sprint Transition Area Open
6:50 AM July 22 Saturday Sprint Transition Area Closed
7:00 AM July 22 Saturday Sprint Start
7:45-11:15 AM July 22 Saturday Sprint and Kids Race Finish
7:30AM-4:00 PM July 22 Saturday EXPO
8:30-10:00 AM July 22 Saturday KIDS Race Packet Pick-Up/Check-in and Onsite Registration if available
8:30 AM July 22 Saturday KIDS Transition Area Open
9:15 AM July 22 Saturday Kids 11-12 yrs Race Start
9:40 AM July 22 Saturday Kids 9-10 yrs Race Start
10:05 AM July 22 Saturday Kids 7-8 yrs Race Start
10:30 AM July 22 Saturday Kids 6 & under Race Start
11:15 AM July 22 Saturday Sprint Awards, Kids Recognition
2-5:00 PM July 22 Saturday OLYMPIC/HALF Distance Packet Pick-Up/Check-in and Onsite Registration if available
4:00 PM July 22 Saturday Olympic/Half/Aquabike/Duathlon race briefing and athlete meeting
Time Date Day Item/Function
5:30 AM July 23 Sunday Transition Area Open
6:50 AM July 23 Sunday Transition Area Closed
7:00 AM July 23 Sunday START: Half Triathlon
7:00 AM July 23 Sunday START: Half Aquabike
7:10 AM July 23 Sunday START: Olympic: Triathlon/Aquabike/Aquathlon
7:20 AM July 23 Sunday START: Duathlon
8:00 AM July 23 Sunday START: Alpine Fresh Water Open Water Swim
8:00AM-4:00 PM July 23 Sunday EXPO
9:25 AM July 23 Sunday First Olympic Finisher Expected
10:30 AM July 23 Sunday AWARDS: Alpine Fresh Water Swim
11:10 AM July 23 Sunday First Half Finisher Expected
11:30 AM July 23 Sunday AWARDS: Olympic-Approximate Time
1:00-4:00 PM July 23 Sunday Live music
3:00 PM July 23 Sunday AWARDS: HALF-Approximate Time

Wave Start Times and Swim Cap Colors:

TBA

Cut Off Times for the Half Distance Events

  • Swim: 8:10AM  1 hour and 10 minutes after the final HALF swim wave start.
  • Run: 10:30 AM   2nd lap 3 hours and 30 minutes after the final HALF swim wave start.
  • Run: 12:30 PM   5 hours and 30 minutes after the final HALF swim wave start.
  • The race will officially end 5 hours and 30 minutes after the final HALF swim wave start at 12:30 PM

Important Packet Pickup Notes

 ID is Required

  •  At registration, ALL athletes are required to show photo ID.  Every single participant must have a photo ID, this includes all relay participants. Youth athletes without an ID must be accompanied by a parent/guardian with a photo ID.
  •  Annual USAT members are required to bring their membership card.

Packets

  • Athletes may only pick up their own packets. Under no circumstances may an athlete pick up a packet for another person. Regarding relays, all relay members must be present to receive the packet, or split up the relay packet for each participant.
  • If an athlete does not bring a photo ID to packet pickup they have two options:
    • Find it
    • Have someone fax them a copy of their photo ID
  • If an athlete does not bring their USAT membership card to packet pickup they have three options:
    • Find it
    • Locate internet access where a temporary card can be printed
    • Purchase a one-day membership for $12, which can later be applied to a membership renewal by submitting a receipt of purchase

USAT Membership Fees

  • Adult Annual Membership – $50
  • Adult One-day Membership – $15. Must pay by Check or Cash, no credit card.
    • Available at onsite registration only.
  •  Youth (age 17 and under) Annual Membership – $15
  • Youth One-day Membership – $10. Must pay by Check or Cash, no credit card.
    • Available at onsite registration only.
  • One Day Membership:
    • Athletes that need to purchase a one-day license must sign the USAT waiver if it was not included on the event registration form or process. Annual members do not have to sign a waiver at packet pickup because they already signed it when they applied to become an annual member.

Road Closures and Course

  • Closure
    • Donner Pass Road from South Shore Drive to east of Sugar Bowl Road
      • Closed Sunday July 23 from 7AM to 12:30PM
  • Donner Pass Road from South Shore Drive to near the Donner Memorial State Park entrance will host the Sprint bike stage from 7 to approximately 9:00AM Saturday July 22
      • Please use caution
  • Southshore Drive
      • The Sprint run and the Kids Bike stage from 7:30 to 11:00 AM intermittently, Saturday July 22
      • The longer events run around Donner Lake 9AM-3PM, Sunday July 23