chedul48th Annual

Sports Fiesta
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.

GENERAL INFO

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.

ENTRY FEES

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.

LOCATION

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.

AWARDS

First three finishers in each gender/age category specified on entry form. Triathlon: Additional award for first over-all male and female.

T-SHIRTS

One cotton T-Shirt imprinted, “48th Annual Coronado Optimist SPORTS FIESTA 2019,” provided to each entrant.

TRIATHLON

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.

5K RUN

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!

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2019 Sports Fiesta Schedule of Events

Saturday, July 27 *TIMES AND LOCATIONS SUBJECT TO CHANGE

Triathlon (swim, run, bike)

7am
Coronado’s North Beach

5K Run

9am

Naval Air Station North Island

Beach Volleyball

9am

Coronado’s North Beach

Cornhole Tournament

9am

Sunset Park

1-Mile Ocean Swim

10am

Coronado’s North Beach

Picnic Area Opens

12pm

Sunset Park

Family Carnival Games

12pm

Sunset Park

Golf Cart Decorating

12pm

Sunset Park

Contest Ajudication

3pm

N/A

Sunday, July 28 *TIMES AND LOCATIONS SUBJECT TO CHANGE

Pickleball Tournament

8am

Coronado Marriott Hotel

Lawn Bowling Tournament

1pm

Spreckels Center (next to library)

Thank You To Our Sponsors

Donate to Optimist Club of Coronado

Last Year’s Results (2018)