July 27-28, 2019
Longest continually running triathlon IN THE WORLD
The Sports Fiesta triathlon is recognized as the longest continually running triathlon in the United States. Our triathlon was the prototype for the Hawaiian Iron Man, predating it by 7 years. It is a nationally recognized competition, attracting hundreds of participants each year.
Proceeds from the Sports Fiesta are distributed to the youth of Coronado through academic, service and leadership, sports and other programs on an annual basis.
Same day results. Toilets, shower, aid station, drinking water, and safety personnel provided. The City of Coronado and the Optimist Club of Coronado encourage the participation of disabled individuals in the activities and programs provided in the city. Individuals with disabilities who require reasonable accommodation in order to participate should contact the Sports Fiesta Events Coordinator at (619) 319-5519. Specific information on events is listed below.
Adults: Triathlon: $35. 5K Run: $35. One-Mile Rough Water Swim: $35. Youths (18 years and younger): $10 per event. Walk-on entry fee for each event: Adults $45 / Youths: $15. Register on Active.com or mail enclosed entry form. Make check or money order payable to “Coronado Optimist Foundation, Inc.” and mail with entry form to: Sports Fiesta, P.O. Box 180251, Coronado, CA 92178-0251.
All events start and finish at Sunset Park located 1 mile northwest of the Hotel Del Coronado on Ocean Boulevard next to Gate 5, Naval Air Station North Island.
First three finishers in each gender/age category specified on entry form. Triathlon: Additional award for first over-all male and female.
One cotton T-Shirt imprinted, “48th Annual Coronado Optimist SPORTS FIESTA 2019,” provided to each entrant.
7:00 a.m., Saturday, July 27, 2019. The longest continuous running triathlon in the world. A 400-yard ocean swim, a 1-mile beach run, and a 4-mile bike race, continuous action in that order. Swim and run legs at Coronado’s North Beach. Bike leg on NAS North Island. Check-in table opens at 6:00 a.m. Day of race registration accepted until 6:45 a.m. Limited to first 300 entries received. Helmets required for bike portion of event. Course briefing provided on day of event. For further information, call (619) 319-5519.
9:00 a.m., Saturday, July 27, 2019. A 5,000 meter run over a flat, fast course on paved streets on NAS North Island. Check-in table opens at 7:00 a.m. Day of race registration accepted until 8:45 a.m. Limited to first 300 entries. Bibs and course briefing provided on day of race. For further information, call (619) 319-5519.
ONE-MILE ROUGH WATER SWIM
10:00 a.m., Saturday, July 27, 2019. A one-mile, ocean swim over a closed triangular course, around three ocean buoys anchored off Coronado’s North Beach. Check-in table opens at 9:00 a.m. Day of race registration accepted until 9:45 a.m. Limited to first 100 entries. Course briefing provided on day of race. For further information, call (619) 319-5519.
The Countdown to Sports Fiesta 2019 Begins!
2019 Sports Fiesta Schedule of Events
Saturday, July 27 *TIMES AND LOCATIONS SUBJECT TO CHANGE
Triathlon (swim, run, bike)
Naval Air Station North Island
Coronado’s North Beach
1-Mile Ocean Swim
Coronado’s North Beach
Picnic Area Opens
Family Carnival Games
Golf Cart Decorating
Sunday, July 28 *TIMES AND LOCATIONS SUBJECT TO CHANGE
Coronado Marriott Hotel
Lawn Bowling Tournament
Spreckels Center (next to library)