Donner Lake Triathlon Sprint
Saturday July 22, 2023
The Sprint swim course is 1/4 mile in Donner Lake with two left turns. Corners are marked by large buoys and kayakers/boats are along the course to ensure your safety. The average water temperature of Donner Lake in July is 64-69 degrees. Wetsuits are optional. The swim course maps are posted on our Course Maps page.
The bike course takes place on Donner Pass Road between South Shore Drive and Donner Memorial State Park. The entire course is paved. The bike course is open to vehicle traffic. The Sprint Bike Course is approximately 6 miles and is an out and back. Heads east on Donner Pass Road to a turnaround and back to the main venue.
The Sprint Bike Course is open to vehicle traffic.
The Sprint run course features a 2 Mile out-and-back run on South Shore Drive. Triathletes leave the transition area on the South side of the parking lot. You will pass two aid stations while on the run: one as you leave the transition area and the other at the turn-a-round point.
Mount/Dismount Area: At the Donner Lake Triathlon, you are not permitted to ride your bike in the transition area. There is a mount and dismount area outside of the bike start/bike finish tents.