Frequently Asked Questions

When is the event?

The race is set for September 25, 2021 with packet pick up and expo on September 24, 2021

Which charity is benefiting from the event?

The Pacific Coast Triathlon will benefit a variety of charities.

Where does the race start and finish?

The race starts and finishes at Crystal Cove State Park, Reef Point Dr, Newport Coast, CA 92657

What time does the race start?

The first wave of the triathlon starts at 7:00am.  The duathlon will start at 7:30am.

What's a wave start?

Wave starts are used to lessen the amount of participants in the water at the start.

When do I receive my race packet and swag?

Unless you purchased the VIP package or RaceDay Pickup, you must pick up your race gear on September 24, 2021 during the expo.

Where and when can I pick up my race packet?

Race packets pick up location is at Crystal Cove State Park, Reef Point Dr, Newport Coast, CA 92657.

What is included in my race packet?

Race packet will include your race number, bike number, helmet number, swim cap and timing chip.  You'll also receive your souvenir shirt and custom souvenir goodie (TBD).

What is the water temperature at Crystal Cove State Beach?

The water temp should be around  70° Fahrenheit / 21° Celsius

How far is Transition from the Swim Exit?

It's approximately 100' from the swim exit to the transition area.

Where does the Duathlon Start?

The Duathlon starts down the beach in the same location as the Triathlon start.

Can I rack my bike at Transition on Friday September 24, 2021?

Yes, Transition will be open during the packet pick up and expo hours for setup.  Security will be onsite overnight to watch your gear.  Athletes will have their own pre-assigned space in transition.  Making it easy to find a spot.

Are bikes provided?

No, participants will need to provide their own bike.

What is the elevation gain for the bike course?

Total elevation gain for the bike is approximately 664'

Are there aid stations and restrooms on the run course?

Aid stations are at approximately every mile.

Do you offer refunds?

Unfortunately no.  We do, however, offer deferrals up until September 1, 2021.  Please contact info@octriseries.com.

Can I add the VIP package onto my registration?

Yes, availability pending, please email info@octriseries.com.

Additional details will be emailed out to the participants race week and posted on website and social media.

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