Copley-Price Family YMCA

5th Annual Spring-A-Thon Triathlon

Reverse Sprint Triathlon

Copley-Price Family YMCA's Reverse Triathlon

Saturday, April 30, 2022 at 7:30am

Check-In Starts at 6:15am

Join us for the Spring-A-Thon Triathlon, a reverse-order modified triathlon event held entirely on the grounds of the Copley-Price Family YMCA near City Heights and Kensington.

Go the distance with a 2-mile run, a 4-mile stationary bike ride, and a 250-yard swim.

  • First 100 registrants receive a T-shirt, guaranteed
  • Maximum of 150 registrations
  • Race divided into 3 groups: 7-49 years old, 50+ years old, and the relay team division
  • Participants will be flighted into groups based on their estimated mile run time. Mile time is required for proper group assignments

Scroll down to register online or download the form HERE and drop it off at the branch with your payment. Please note: All entries are final — there are no refunds.



After the race, join us for our Healthy Kids Day celebration! Part of the Y’s national initiative to improve the health and well-being of kids and families, Healthy Kids Day is a free, community-wide event. Enjoy fun and exciting activities and games designed to inspire kids to get active!

Get Ready — Triathalon Check-In

Registration/Check In: 6:15-6:45am

  • Check-in/registration for all race events: 6:15-6:45 am
    Copley-Price Family YMCA: 4300 El Cajon Blvd, San Diego, CA 92105
  • Pick up race packet with your wave/heat number based on the running/mile time you provided.
  • Body marking of numbers will be on right upper arm and right calf.
  • Please wear tank tops and shorts so that numbers are visible.
  • Some spaces still available for new registrations!
  • All YMCA waivers must be signed before the start of the event.


  • Park on the first floor, or on the street.
  • Please use only 43rd St. to enter the YMCA parking structure.
  • There will be no access through the parking lot on Fairmount Ave.

Staging (Where to keep your gear)

  • Bring a bag clearly labeled with your name on it for your possessions.
  • Leave valuables at home. We cannot accept any responsibility for your valuables.
  • First Aid equipment is available at the lifeguard station.
  • Warm up area will open at 6:15am.

The Triathlon


  • Start in the soccer arena, move on to the second and third floor of the parking garage.
  • Complete 4 laps in each section (soccer arena, second and third floor of parking garage).
  • Follow directional arrows and stay in within the parking spots on the perimiter.
  • You will be assigned a wave based on your mile running time.
  • If you did not provide your mile time, please call the Copley-Price Family YMCA at (619) 280-9622.


  • Bike station is in the turn-around area nearest Fairmount Avenue.
  • The cycle computer will track your 4-mile ride.
  • You can choose any available bike to ride.
  • Please visit the bike station upon arrival to learn how to adjust the seat and height of your stationary bike.
  • Don’t worry — Volunteers will be there to assist you!


  • Distance: 250 yards in the pool.
  • The swimming component is a snake swim — please see the swim diagram.
  • No flip turns allowed.
  • Swimmers must go under the lane line to go to the next lane.
  • Lifeguards will be present at all times.
  • If you have questions regarding the swim portion of the race, call the Copley-Price Family YMCA at (619) 280-9622.

Relay Teams (Same Wave)

  • Each relay team member completes only their portion of the race.
  • Runner-to-biker exchange will take place at the bottom of the parking garage stairs.
  • Biker-to-swimmer exchange will take place in the roundabout section.
  • All relay teams will be in the same wave.

Other Activities!

Foam Roller Tutorials

  • Before and after completing your race, visit the foam roller demonstrations lead by a personal trainer.


  • Awards will go to the top three finishers in each age category.

Tour the Copley-Price Family YMCA

  • Registrants are welcome to use the YMCA facilities and/or take a shower.
  • Look for a complimentary one-day YMCA pass in your race packet!
  • Ask a YMCA staff member for a tour of the facility! We'll help you find the fun activities, programs and cutting-edge equipment that resonate with you and your family.

Contact Us for More Information

Do you have questions about this event? Contact the Copley-Price Family YMCA via telephone at (619) 280-9622.

Our staff will be happy to help answer any questions you may have about this event or the YMCA! We're looking forward to hearing from you.

Event Registration

Personal Information


Please specify: Male, Female or Other


*if under 18 years old

Race Entry

Please specify: XS, S, M, L, XL, XXL, XXXL

Race Entry:

For Relay Teams Only

*If registering as a relay team selected, please specify participant per leg (runner, biker, swimmer).

If registering as an individual, skip to "Register Now" at the bottom of the page.


Please specify: Male, Female or Other


Please specify: XS, S, M, L, XL, XXL, XXXL

Please specify: Male, Female or Other


Please specify: XS, S, M, L, XL, XXL, XXXL

Please specify: Male, Female or Other


Please specify: XS, S, M, L, XL, XXL, XXXL