Huntington Beach Aquathon 5K and 10K

  • 05.30.2015 @ 08:00 AM
  • Huntington Beach, California
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Wetsuit Package Deal
Our races feature full surf-start ocean swims. Triathlon wetsuits are not only designed to help keep your core warm; but they are designed to help you FLOAT and swim faster. Its science. We strongly encourage you to use a wetsuit-and not a surf suit, they are different and not designed for swimming. We have partnered with our sponsor XTERRA wetsuits and created a package for first timers, that cuts the cost down. With the package, you can get your race entry + a $300 wetsuit for $185.00. Over the past two years, 37% of our athletes purchased wetsuits under our sponsor agreement, and that allows for huge discounts. Whether you are rocking a pink speedo, or a triathlon wetsuit, we're happy you're here with us. But we do recommend it!
Event Details
Welcome to the 2015 Huntington Beach Aquathon! This early season event comes in both Sprint (500M Swim and 5K Run) and Olympic (1000M Swim and 10K Run) distances.
The Event starts at 0800am on Saturday, May 30th 2015.
Transition area will be provided and secured for athletes only, and will open at 0600am on race day.
Both Swim distances will be performed in the ocean with a surf start ocean swim under the watchful protection of the Huntington State Beach Lifeguards! Swimmers will then complete the run portion (5K or 10k) and finish for a small expo on the beach
Awards will be given to top three overall, top three overall female, top three overall male, and top AG M/F. We will also award top three under 15
T-Shirts / Medals
T-Shirts and Medals are given to all participants. The T-Shirts are very popular and will be for sale post race
Packet Pickup
The packet pickup location will be located Huntington Beach Dicks Sporting Goods and will be open from 4:00PM to 8:00PM the day before the race. We understand the challenges with California traffic, so anyone not able to pick up the night before can pick up Saturday prior to the race.
Post Race Event
After the race we will have over local and national sponsors on-site with product samples and fun activities. Post Race food will be provided for all finishers.
While you are waiting for the awards ceremony, help give back and clean the beach during our Surfrider Foundation beach cleanup. At the 2012-2014 events we picked up over 1000 pounds of trash!
Event will take place on beautiful Huntington State Beach. The event will kick-off around the south side of the state beach near Brookhurst.
5K Run Event
This year we are proud to offer a Family Fun Run for those wishing to participate, but only want to run! Its a 5K course and will be on the same run course! This event will start at 0900am.
Want to be there on race day, but dont want to race? Come be a Tri the Beach volunteer! Over the years, we have had over a thousand volunteers at our events, and its an event by it self! Volunteers also receive event medals and special race crew t-shirts for helping out! Just register here!
We are excited to offer a LIFEGUARD Division for this event! Come represent your department at this SWIM-RUN event. This category is for active lifeguards only.
Clydesdale / Athena Division
We have added both a Clydesdale and Athena Division for the triathlons and Aquathons.

Clydesdale is open for male triathletes over 200 pounds
Athena is open for female triathletes over 160 pounds
Relay (2)
This popular race category allows two participants to complete the course as a relay. One person completes the swim, then the other takes over and completes the run.
Volunteer Registration
Looking to volunteer at this event? Click here to sign up!
Entry Transfer
Want to transfer your entry to another participant? Click here to get started!
Sub Event Cost Distance
$45.00 3mi
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$45.00 10km
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