The 2017 Desert Triathlon will be on Saturday, March 4 and Sunday, March 5.
Desert Triathlon takes place at Lake Cahuilla Recreation Area, 58075 Jefferson Street, La Quinta, CA 92253.
Saturday, March 4, 2017
Sunday, March 5, 2017
The first wave on both days will start at 7:30AM.
The wave start list will be released closer to race day. Check our website frequently, or like our Facebook page for updates.
Easy…Click HERE. You can also register at pre-race registration and packet pickup, or on race day at Lake Cahuilla Recreation Area. See below.
Desert Triathlon has a no refunds policy. We do allow transfers between you and another person up to 15 days before the event. Click HERE to read our refund and transfer policies.
While you cannot defer your entry to next year, you can cancel your entry by logging in to your imATHLETE account up to 7 days before the event. Once you cancel your registration, you will receive a code for 50% off of your registration fees for next year’s event.
Yes. Please have the partner who will not be able to participate contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org. If possible, please have them provide us with the email address of the person who will be replacing them.
Please email us at email@example.com with any changes.
Click HERE to find course descriptions and maps.
There is one water station on the bike for the Olympic distance ONLY. There will be two to three water stations on both the sprint and Olympic run courses. We are currently finalizing our run course for this year, and will update our information as soon as the run course is set.
Yes. Clif Shots Energy Gels will be available at one of the run aid stations (location TBD).
No. USAT rules state that “Headphones, headsets, walkmans, ipods, mp3 players, or personal audio devices, etc. are not to be carried or worn at any time during the race.”
The location of this year’s packet pickup is TBD.
Yes, you can register at packet pickup.
No. USAT rules state that you must pick up your own race packet. You will be required to show ID when you do so. Relay team members can pick up their packets as a group, or individually, but each member will be required to show ID as well. The only exception will be parents and guardians picking up packets for minors.