Copley-Price Family YMCA

Fourth Annual Trick-or-Treat Triathlon

Join Us for this Spook-tacular Event!

Photos of previous Trick-or-Treat Triathlons held at Copley-Price Family YMCA

Sunday, October 20, 2019 at 7:30 am

Check-In Starts at 6:15 am

Join us for the return of the Trick-or-Treat Triathlon, a Halloween-spirited 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.

  • Costumes are encouraged!
  • First 100 registrants receive a t-shirt, guaranteed
  • Maximum of 150 registrations
  • Race divided into 3 groups: 13-49 years old, 50+ years old, and the relay team division
  • Participants will be flighted into groups based on the estimated mile run time
  • Modified triathlon training program available at Copley-Price Family Y fitness center

After the race, enjoy food, a bounce house, face painting, and a station with massages and foam rolls.

Please note: All entries are final — there are no refunds.

Get Ready — Triathalon Check-In

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

  • Check-in/registration for all race events from 6:15 to 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 6:15 am.


  • Costumes are encouraged!
  • No makeup in the pool, though!
  • Prizes will be given to the top three costumes!

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 round-about 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.
  • We're also giving away prizes to the best three costumes!

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 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.

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