The Beijing International Triathlon is the only qualifying event in Asia to the Escape From Alcatraz Triathlon!


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About Escape From Alcatraz Triathlon

The world’s top athletes from around the globe take over the streets and waters of San Francisco for this prestigious triathlon. Showcasing the beauty of San Francisco, triathletes embark on a 1.5 mile swim from Alcatraz Island to the San Francisco shoreline, an 18 mile hilly bike ride out to Golden Gate Park and an eight-mile trail run out to Baker Beach and up the infamous Sand Ladder. This world renowned triathlon, in which only 2,000 triathletes can participate, sells out within hours of the registration opening each year.

About Qualifying Race

Entry to the Escape From Alcatraz Triathlon is by random selections or qualification in the Escape TO Alcatraz Triathlon Series.  Over 8000 triathletes per year will try and hope for one of the coveted 2000 race entries.

The top Finisher from each Age Group (one man and one woman) in the Beijing Tri Olympic Distance Race will qualify for the next year’s Escape from Alcatraz Triathlon in San Francisco. The qualifiers will receive email notice within one week after the race.
Note: Escape From Alcatraz Triathlon requires all participants to be 18 year-old or older by the event day.

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