|The City of Chula Vista welcomes Chula Vista Challenge Olympic Distance Triathlon on Sunday, October 16.
Approximately 400 participants and spectators from across the San Diego region and Mexico will participate in the first time event. The time qualifying event consists of three races in swimming, biking and running. The triathlon will begin with a 1.5 k swim in San Diego Bay off Bayside Park in Chula Vista at 6 a.m. The race will immediately continue with a 40k bike course through Chula Vista, down Main Street continuing through the EastLake area. The running portion starts at Salt Creek Recreation Center through the local trails of the Wueste Road area and through the Olympic Training Center and ends back at the Salt Creek Recreation Center for a Finish Line Expo.
In order to safely conduct the triathlon, temporary one-lane street closures of the following streets (see next page for listing) will be in affect from 12 a.m. to noon on Sunday, October 16. Chula Vista Police Department will be overseeing traffic control and be on-site for the duration of the event. Road closures will affect the City’s transit system. Riders on the following bus routes 932, 929 and 703 should expect delays. Chula Vista Police Department will open streets for traffic behind the last race participant. The event becomes a “rules of the road” event at noon on Sunday and all roads will be opened.
Race Coordinator Andrew Arias can answer further questions about the event at (619) 752-4944.