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Alcatraz XXXIV Escape from the Rockô - 34th Annual
Event Data
Swim: 1.5 miles
Run1: 7 miles

Race date: Sun July 20 2014

Start time: 8:00am

Cutoff time: 3.5 hours
Swim-only cutoff time: 75 minutes

Water temp:† ~60-62į F

Entry fees:††Individual: $175, Relays: $200 (per team), Swim Only $150
Important Dates
June 20 2014
Last day for rollover credits
Technical shirts for all participants.

Medals for all duathlon participants.

Personalized award plaques to top three individual duathlete finishers, male and female, in each 5-year age group, first place overall Clydesdale & Athena finishers, first place relay team in each division (male, female, co-ed).

100 XTERRA points to use toward a new XTERRA wetsuit or any other XTERRA product to the first place overall male & female duathlon finishers.
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Prepare yourself for the 34th Annual Alcatraz Escape from the Rockô Duathlon. The course combines the original swim from Alcatraz with an 7 mile run to Fort Point and back to Aquatic Park. You have heard the stories, youíve seen the movies, you know the infamous inmates, but NOW itís your turn to make history on the ESCAPE course! As the tourists ferry to the island, youíll be swimming away as you make the ULTIMATE ESCAPE! The event is limited to 500 participants, so donít wait to register!

Online Registration
is closed. Duathlon and Swim-only registration will be available at Athlete Check-in on race day morning.

Please read the appropriate corresponding newsletters for details:

Entry Confirmation
Click Here to confirm your registration or amend your registration details.

Race Packets
(containing swim cap, run bib number, timing chip, & t-shirt) are picked up on race day morning in the Senior Center which is located on the first floor of the Maritime Museum. Full details on this pick-up will be included in the ENTRANT NEWSLETTER (see links above), which will be e-mailed to all paid participants and posted on this web page approximately two to three weeks prior to the event. If you did not submit a valid e-mail address when registering for this event, please notify us at info@envirosports.com.

Parking is sparse in the Aquatic Park area. We recommend that athletes park at the Ft. Mason lot ($10 all day), the entrance is located at the intersection at Marina Blvd. and Buchanan St.. Just walk along one of the footpaths through Ft. Mason and over the hill to Aquatic Park. (Click here for a Google map location of Fort Mason.)

Aid Stations
There will aid stations at miles 2, 3.5 and 5. Aid will also be available in the transition area.

Course Details
*Wetsuits are allowed, but not mandatory.
*Air temperatures range from the low-60s to mid-70s.
*And last, but not least, absolutely NO AUDIO devices (ipods, mp3, anything with headphones) allowed. You will be disqualified if found or reported wearing any audio device. We want to have a safe race.

Travel & Accommodations
Argonaut Hotel (Event HQ Hotel) 866-415-0704
495 Jefferson St.
San Francisco, CA 94109

Tuscan Inn (Fisherman's Wharf) 415-292-4535
425 Northpoint St.
San Francisco, CA 94133

San Francisco International Airport
Race Day Itinerary
  • 5:20-6:20 am Set up Swim Transition Area in Aquatic Park. You will leave your running shoes here. Label a plastic bag with your number in which to stash your wetsuit.
  • 6:30 am Pre-race announcements
  • 6:40 am Athletes Parade to the Ferry
  • 7:20 am Ferry Departs
  • 8:00 am Race starts approximately at this time.
  • 11:00 am Preliminary race results will be announced at the finish at Aquatic Park. Customized age-group award plaques will be printed and mailed a few weeks after the event, so you need not be present to get your award.
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