How Do I register for the Playa del Rey Triathlon and 5K?
You can register online now at Active.com (registration opens 5/1/18)
How much does the race cost?
Entry Fees can be found HERE. There is also an additional fee for a one day USA Triathlon membership (event insurance) that will be added onto the registration fee. This is only for participants in the triathlon or duathlon. There are no exceptions.
When and where can I pick up my bib, timing chip and shirt?
More Information coming soon!
Do I have to wear a wetsuit?
No, you don’t need to wear a wetsuit, the pool temperature will be a nice 70+ degrees.
What kind of bike do I need?
People ride a variety of bikes (road, mountain, triathlon). The only requirement is it must have (2) wheels, hand brakes and covered bar ends (for safety).
Do I have to wear a bike helmet?
Yes, you must wear a helmet on the bike. You must have the helmet on before you get on the bike.
Yes, you need to be body-marked (numbers written on your arms) so we get accurate times.
Are strollers allowed on the course?
Are dogs allowed on the course?
NO! While we love pets, we ask everyone to leave their animal family members at home.
Are there restrooms at the event?
YES! There are plenty of restrooms located at the race and at Brookside Park.
Is there a place to put my belongings while I race?
YES! There is a dedicated ‘bag-drop area’, but it is not supervised and we do not recommend leaving valuables in this area.
Do you mail out race bibs and shirts?
No we don’t. You can pick up your bib and shirt at Packet Pick Up (the day before) or on Race Morning.
Where do I park?
More info coming soon!
Are there age/division awards?
YES! Age group awards will be distributed to the top 3 in each age division get awards. Everyone gets a finisher medal!
The 5k is a Fun Run – so there are only awards for the overall winners. Everyone gets a finisher medal!
USA Triathlon (USAT) Sanctioned Event
USA Triathlon is the sanctioning authority for more than 2,000 diverse events, ranging from grassroots to high-profile races nationwide. The organization works to create interest and participation in a variety of programs, including camps, clinics, races and educational opportunities. USA Triathlon’s 125,000-strong membership is comprised of athletes of all ages, coaches, officials, parents and fans striving to strengthen multisport. On the elite level, USA Triathlon is responsible for the selection and training of teams to represent the United States in international competition, including the world championships, Pan Am Games and Olympic Games.We value fitness and health through exercise, the spirit of competitiveness and the pursuit of excellence – the multisport lifestyle.
Can I volunteer?
YES! Please send an email to INFO@GENERICEVENTS.COM!
Generic Events does not authorize refunds at any time, NO EXCEPTIONS.
Transfer Policy – There is a $20 transfer fee for participants that want to complete a person-to-person transfer up to two weeks prior to the event.
• Participants can only complete a transfer if the registrant is 18 years or older.
• Please log into your ACTIVE.COM account and select “My Events” to make any changes.
No Show Policy – If you are unable to attend the event and/or do not show up for the event, your entry spot and race items will be released and sold to event day registrants. Included registration items such as medals, t-shirts, and hats will not be mailed to participants who do not participate in the event they signed up for. Please review the transfer policy above if you are interested in transferring your registration to a different event or person.
Race Conduct – We will not tolerate any inappropriate behavior to any of our volunteers or staff. If you have a complaint please direct these to Brennan Lindner at firstname.lastname@example.org. Failure to follow this guideline will result in disqualification from the event and possibly being banned from future events. Seriously. We’re all out here for some fun, so let’s have some!
Natural Disaster Policy – If an Act of God/Terrorism/Community Disaster occurs, what happens?
1. We make decisions based on safety first.
2. The municipality will also make a decision.
3. Race courses and race date will be altered as seen fit by race management and the City of Pasadena.
4. Athletes in a postponed race will be transferred to the rescheduled date at no charge.
5. Generic Events cannot accept the risk of a disaster for everyone. Each athlete needs to accept the risk of his or her entry fee. There will be NO REFUNDS. The money you paid is spent developing that race.
Why? We do not save any money if the race is postponed or you choose not run. We have paid for every supply and service needed for that race. We pay for all race supplies or services associated with that race, regardless of the outcome. These include paying for permits, our staff, offices, administration costs all year. It’s not ideal, and nobody likes wasting money, but we unfortunately cannot predict what will happen on race day.