Qualify (Escape Triathlon Series)


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Over the last 39 years, The Escape From Alcatraz Triathlon has established itself as one of the premier triathlons in the world. Its popularity has also made it one of the hardest races to get into, on par with Kona.

The Escape Triathlon Series was developed as an additional option for those looking to participate in the Escape from Alcatraz Triathlon. The Series consists of qualifying events across the United States and Internationally. For more information on the Series, Click Here.

Please note:

For those qualifying through an Escape Triathlon Series event, you will receive an email with registration instructions following your event.


The following events will qualify participants for the Escape from Alcatraz Triathlon:


Event Date: June 23th + 24th, 2018

Location: Fairmount Park, Philadelphia, PA

For More Information, CLICK HERE

Event Date: September 9th, 2018

Location: West Potomac Park, Washington, DC

For More Information, CLICK HERE


Event Date: April 29, 2019

Location: Huntington Beach, CA

For More Information, CLICK HERE

Additional ESCAPE Qualifying Events:


Event Date: August 4th + 5th, 2018

Location: ExCel Exhibition Centre, London, England

For More Information, CLICK HERE


Event Date: September 22-23rd, 2018

Location: Fengtai, Beijing




The best amateur male and female competitors from each race will qualify for the 2019 Escape from Alcatraz Triathlon in the following manner:


AGE GROUP QUALIFIERS (up to 50)
MEN WOMEN
19 and under 1st Place 1st Place
20-24 1st Place 1st Place
25-29 1st Place 1st Place
30-34 1st Place 1st Place
35-39 1st Place 1st Place
40-44 1st Place 1st Place
45-49 1st Place 1st Place
50-54 1st Place 1st Place
55-59 1st Place 1st Place
60-64 1st Place 1st Place
65-69 1st Place 1st Place
70-74 1st Place 1st Place
75-79 1st Place 1st Place
80-84 1st Place 1st Place
Athena 1st Place
Clydesdale 1st Place
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