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Sacramento Event: Great American Triathlon - 7/16/22

Run, Bike & Paddle on American River Parkway!!

Registrations are now open for Northern California’s most popular summer triathlon tradition of Running, Cycling, and Paddling on the American River Parkway: the “Great American Triathlon”!

Scheduled for Saturday, July 16, 2022, the annual “Great American Triathlon” (GAT), will allow both relay teams and/or individuals to compete in divisions from “Junior,” to “Iron Persons,” 14 – 70 years and older, to run, bike and paddle – while simultaneously generating proceeds for regional charities. Race competitors can register online here:

Special “Early Bird” rates are available now. Potential event volunteers, sponsors, exhibitors, supporters, etc., will find more information regarding participation opportunities here:

Fuel your competitive fire and benefit local non-profits by competing in the Great American Triathlon, taking place July 16th, 2022 on the beautiful American River Parkway. With a challenging course set along one of the most beautiful urban landscapes in America, the no-swim triathlon is a 24.42 mile run, ride and paddle event unlike any other. You can compete as an individual or as part of a team in race categories for all skill levels, from competitive triathletes to weekend warriors.

The challenge of the no-swim triathlon is a real one, and the ebb and flow of the American River pits you against Mother Nature herself. Space is limited to 250 teams and 800 Ironperson competitors, so dust off your paddles, grab your friends, and sign up today to experience the next generation of fun in the Sacramento sun!

Proceeds of the race will benefit area non-profits, including the American River Parkway Foundation and local chapters of Court Appointed Child Advocates (CASA).

Date & Time

July 16, 2022



American River Parkway - U.S. Highway 50, exit at the Sunrise Blvd., Rancho Cordova, CA, 95670 U.S. Highway 50, exit at the Sunrise Blvd. Rancho Cordova 95670 CA US

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