Frequently Asked Questions
When is the event?
The tentative race date for 2019 is on June 2, 2019 with packet pick up and expo on June 1, 2019
Which charity is benefiting from the event?
The Orange County Triathlon is proud to partner with the Hirshberg Foundation for Pancreatic Cancer Research.
Where does the race start and finish?
The race starts and finishes at Lake Mission Viejo, 22555 Olympiad Rd, Mission Viejo, CA 92692
What time does the race start?
The Triathlon will start in waves with the first wave at 7:00am, the Duathlon will also start at 7:00am, on the north side of transition.
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, you must pick up your race gear and set up your T2 on Saturday June 1, 2019.
Where and when can I pick up my race packet?
Race packets will be available for pick up at Rock N' Road Cyclery in Mission Viejo between 12pm and 4pm on Saturday June 1, 2019.
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 draw string bag.
What is the water temperature at Lake Mission Viejo?
The water temp should be around 70° Fahrenheit / 21° Celsius
How far is T1 from the Swim Exit?
It's approximately 300' from the swim exit to the transition area.
Where does the Duathlon Start?
The Duathlon starts just outside of T1. Duathletes may need two pairs of running shoes, one for the first run and a second pair staged at T2 for the second run.
Can I rack my bike at T1 on Saturday June 1, 2019?
Yes, T1 will be open during the packet pick up and expo hours for setup. Security will be onsite overnight to watch your gear.
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 1738'
Are there aid stations and restrooms on the run course?
Aid stations are at approximately mile 1.5, mile 3 and mile 4.5. Each aid station will have a restroom.
Do you offer refunds?
Unfortunately no. We do, however, offer deferrals up until May 1, 2019. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Can I add the VIP package onto my registration?
Yes, availability pending, please email email@example.com.
Additional details will be emailed out to the participants race week and posted on website and social media.
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