Registration Information


Pricing is based on inventory per Tier. Each Tier will have an allocation of slots. Once capacity is reached at the current tier, pricing will automatically increase to the next tier, so we encourage hopeful participants to register early for the best possible price.

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Tier 1

Public registration opens October 26th at 9:30 AM PST


Tier 2

Activates March 1st, 2024.


Registration Benefits

Aquathlon Registration Includes:

  • Aquathlon Finisher t-shirt
  • Aquathlon Finisher medal
  • Post-race breakfast faire
  • Timed results
  • Live race tracking on event app
  • Jump off The San Francisco Spirit
  • Aid stations
  • Volunteer & medical support
  • Water safety support & swim advisers on boat
  • Q & A with Water World Swim coaches online & at check-in

Escape Back-to-Back Challengers will also receive:

  • Bike valet on Saturday morning

Athlete Check-In

Aquathlon participants will check-in for the Saturday race on Friday at the Presidio Sports Basement. Here, you will receive your race packet (including your timing chip, race bib, & swim cap) & t-shirt. You will have the opportunity to ask questions of a Water World Swim coach / an ESCAPE swim adviser.

Check-in time to be posted soon.

There will also be an Aquathlon athlete meeting inside the Sports Basement. This will be an important briefing specific to the Aquathlon - including a review of conditions, best practices, and the opportunity to address any lingering questions

Athlete meeting time to be posted soon.


The ESCAPE Aquathlon Awards will be given to the top finisher (male and female) in each of the following age groups:

  • 18 – 29
  • 30 – 39
  • 40 – 49
  • 50 – 59
  • 60 – 69
  • 70 – 79
  • 80+


The top (3) Male and Female participant swim times in the Aquathlon will be automatically granted “The Luck of the Draw”. The 6 Participants will have the opportunity to skip the Random Drawing process for the Escape From Alcatraz Triathlon and will receive an invitation to register for a race entry into the following year’s Escape From Alcatraz Triathlon.

**This is a paid entry into the Escape From Alcatraz Triathlon, NOT a complimentary race entry.**

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