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The 2023 Escape From Alcatraz Triathlon Start List is now available. Click on the button below to see all the participants competing. Athlete information on this list is as of May 4.

If you have any questions, please reach out by replying to this email.




Here are a few key tips to keep in mind when setting up your Transition area at Marina Green:

  • You will have the opportunity to rack your bike on Saturday, June 10 from 11:00am-3:30pm.
  • After completing the athlete packet pick-up process, you can enter the Transition area from the Marina Green (Transition Entry Point) through the area denoted in the map below as "BIKE IN/OUT" - only athletes with a bib number will be allowed in this space.
  • Your bike rack location will be denoted by your bib number. Find the row with your bib number and rack your bike using the nose of your saddle.
  • Look across the street at Marina Blvd and see what house is directly in line with your row as this will help you find your bike quickly on race day. Decorative items such as balloons and streamers are NOT allowed in Transition.
  • THE ONLY ITEM THAT CAN BE LEFT IN TRANSITION ON SATURDAY (June 10) IS YOUR BIKE. You MUST come to Marina Green on Sunday morning to set-up the rest of your Transition before heading to Pier 3.
  • On Sunday morning (June 11), there will be shuttles from Hotel Caza to Marina Green between 4 AM - 5:30 AM, to help athletes get to the Transition.


Notes for SWIM to BIKE Transition 

  • After you make your way from the swim exit, you will run along the bay side of Transition and enter from the east side of the space. 

  • If you are part of a relay team, Open Relay or Corporate Escape, you will stop by the relay corral to exchange your timing chip with your teammate.  

  • Keep an eye on the house that correlates with the row you racked your bike in. Retrieve your bike and quickly gather all of the items that are needed for the bike leg of the race.  

  • After you have everything ready, proceed to the "BIKE OUT" on the west side of the Transition area by walking or jogging your bike until you reach the mount line.

Notes for BIKE to RUN Transition 

  • Enter the Transition area again through the same location you exited with your bike. 

  • Rack your bike again using the nose of your saddle before grabbing your run gear. 

  • If you are on a relay team, you must rack your bike before continuing on to the timing chip exchange location. 

  • Once you are ready to proceed onto the run, you will follow the path on the bay side of the Transition area going west. 


  • You will not be able to remove your items (bike, wetsuit, etc.) from Transition before 11am on Sunday. There is a dedicated route through the athlete area to Transition that will be open for you at this time 

  • If you are utilizing Unlimited Biking’s services you will return your bike to the Unlimited Biking booth in the Fitness Festival before 2:30pm. 

Here's to smooth Transitions!  

The Escape from Alcatraz Triathlon Team 

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SF Travel

Looking for things to do while you’re in San Francisco this June? Look no further. Check out a list of ‘28 Things Not to Miss in San Francisco’ courtesy of our partners at San Francisco Travel and get planning now! From walking across the Golden Gate Bridge to exploring the many diverse neighborhoods San Francisco has to offer to dining at world-class restaurants – this guide has you covered. We look forward to seeing you in the City by the Bay!



The very best reason to be a Team Bright Side athlete is to be part of a movement to cure cancer and change the world. Over the past decade, we've raised more than $2 million to fund the research that will end pediatric cancer, but cancer continues, so we continue the fight. And we need your help.

What's more important than using your power, energy, and efforts toward doing something good and leaving this world in a better place than you found it? We are incredibly determined as we carry this critical work into our eleventh year. We have miles to log, finish lines to cross, and lives to save. For more information about what we do and where we race, visit us at teambrightside.com.

Want A Chance to Bypass the 2024 Random Drawing? 

Try your hand at The Luck of The Draw by registering for the 2023 ESCAPE Aquathlon! Participants with the top 5 swim times in this year's Aquathlon will be automatically granted “The Luck of the Draw”. The 5 Participants will have the opportunity to skip the Random Drawing process for the Escape From Alcatraz Triathlon and will receive an invitation to register for a race entry into the following year’s Escape From Alcatraz Triathlon.

**This is a paid entry into the Escape From Alcatraz Triathlon, NOT a complimentary race entry.**

Event Site 
The event site is located at Marina Green near the intersection of Marina Blvd and Scott Street, adjacent to St. Francis Yacht Club. 
Click for Map 
Travel to San Francisco, CA 
  - San Francisco International Airport (17 miles from event site) 
  - Oakland International Airport (25 miles from event site) 
Ground Transportation: 
  - San Francisco is a bicycle-friendly town MORE>> 
  - Great public transportation MORE>> 
  - World famous Cable Cars MORE>> 

June 10 – 11th is shaping up to be a busy weekend in San Francisco! If you haven't already, get your rooms booked soon. View the Lodging page on our website for more information.  



Paid parking is available at the Palace of Fine Arts parking lot. 24 hr availability. 

15-minute walk to Marina Green. First come first served.  

Monitored security. For safety, please do not leave any valuables in the car. 

Address: 3399 Lyon St., San Francisco, CA 94123



April 5: #1 Welcome  

April 12: #2 Jump: Race morning, Jump instructions  

April 19: #3 Swim: Swim expectations, tips and guidelines  

April 26: #4 Nutrition and Hydration 

May 3: #5 Bike: Bike expectations, guidelines  

May 10: #6 Start List + Transition Tips: What to expect in Transition     

May 17: #7 Run: Run expectations, guideline

May 24 #8 Must Know Info: Athlete Guide + Recovery 

May 31 #9  Friends and Family: Viewing, parking, local activities   

June 7: #10: Last-minute reminder: Race weekend info, schedule  

June 14: #11 Post race: Survey, results, photos