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Rocky Point (Puerto Peñasco): Triathlon in April
More than a Sports Event for the Rocky Point CommunityIf you are a Rocky Point regular, then you know about this huge event that takes place every year in Puerto Peñasco. Las Palomas Triathlon is not only an amazing event but it is also one of the biggest donation events ever for the community of Rocky Point. Triathletes for all over Arizona, California and lately Sonora and Baja California are committed to help the town of Rocky Point with their donations to the Red Cross, Fire Department and Charity Organizations.
Do not forget to check the latest information about passports for this trip, as well as if you need any updates on Mexico’s Safety. Please do not hesitate in giving us a call at 1 800 997 9431 for further information, email us at email@example.com
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Las Palomas Rocky Point Triathlon 2016
The fun begins on Friday April 29th with the triathlete’s registration, vendor’s expo and a get-together at Las Palomas’s open location. On Saturday April 30th, the action starts early for the race, followed by the award ceremony and a Beach – Pool Party. For the participants a Mexican Buffet is offered at Citron Restaurant.
Important: Online Registration closes on Monday April 26th at 3pm
You can register On-Site on Friday April 29th (On-site Registration is $30usd more than regular price)
There are 4 categories "Olympic", "Sprint", 5K run & 10K run in the following divisions:
19 & under | 20-24 | 25-29 | 30-34 | 35-39 | 40-44 | 45-49 | 50-54 | 55-59 | 60 & up (Age groups)
Las Palomas Rocky Point Triathlon 2014
The fun begins on Friday April 25th with the triathlete’s registration, vendor’s expo and a get-together at Las Palomas’s open location. On Saturday April 26th, the action starts early for the race, followed by the award ceremony and a Beach – Pool Party. For the participants a Mexican Buffet is offered at Citron Restaurant.
Las Palomas Triathlon has been one of the largest events South of the Border. This coming year, this event will be celebrated on March 31st 2012, hosted by one of the greatest developments in Rocky Point, Las Palomas Beach and Golf Resort.
Hundreds of triathletes save the date each year for Las Palomas Triathlon, that is not only enjoyable for their family and friends, but also for many locals that wait for this great event each year.
Las Palomas Triathlon is an event that is also committed to the Rocky Point community by donating each year non-perishable food and clothes for the people in need.
The beautiful beach of the Sea of Cortez will be the scenery of this important event once more, and hosted once again by Las Palomas Beach and Golf Resort.
If you’d like to save your spot for the next Las Palomas Triathlon, book now with the greatest deals! Or visit our Las Palomas Site to learn more about Las Palomas and Las Palomas Triathlon.
Succesful event in Puerto Peñasco (Rocky Point) on May 30th 2011. For the 4th year now, Red Rock Co. hosted its big event in the beautiful Las Palomas Beach & Golf Resort, hundreds of triathletes participated as every year in the 3 disciplines consisting in Swim, Run and Bike.
Succesful event in Puerto Peñasco (Rocky Point) on April 18th. For the 3rd year, Red Rock Co. hosted its big event in the beautiful Las Palomas Beach & Golf Resort, hundreds of triathletes participated as every year in the 3 disciplines consisting in Swim, Run and Bike.
We are in the process of researching any upcoming triathlons or races in Rocky Point in 2009. We are hoping we can update this page as soon as possible. Thanks for your patience!
Tres de Mayo 2008, the Red Rock Company is again hosting the Las Palomas Triathlon in beautiful Rocky Point (Puerto Penasca, Mexico). The new venue, new bike course, new run course and great sponsors are only a few reason why you should be heading to Mexico for this incredible triathlon party! Las Palomas, located at "Sandy Beach", just Northwest of town has new paved roads, a beautiful golf course and amazing amenities. For the first time at this venue, we will have the roads closed to automobile traffic. The course is incredible, fast and flat. It's perfect for a fun triathlon and won't interfere with your post race party at all.
Olympic Distance (individual and relay teams)- Swim 1000 Meters, Bike 24.5 Miles, Run 6.2 Miles.
Sprint Distance - Swim 400 Meters, Bike 10, Run 3.1
10K and 5K Run
Athletes, since the majority of people racing are from Southern California and Arizona and invading the peaceful scenery around "Sandy Beach", we are asking you to bring some NON-PARISHABLE foods and also clothing that we can donate back to the community. Drop them off at packet pick-up on Friday afternoon and Red Rock will make the delivery to a bunch of grateful people!Please give us a call if you need accommodations for this event at 1-800-997-9431 or make a secure reservation online in any of our resorts, hotels or homes.
-- Random Penasco photo! --
Walking down the Mirador, April 2007.
03.01.2006- 2006 Triathlon - CANCELLED Just got this in the inbox:
"Due to recent events in Rocky Point, Tucson Racing Inc. is forced to cancel the 11th Annual Rocky Point Triathlon, scheduled for Apr. 29.No explanation as to what 'recent events' means.
Tucson Racing would like the thank our friends in Rocky Point, our sponsors and all the athletes that have particpated in the event over the years. Together we made the race a great success and had many good times and wonderful adventures.
Full refunds of all entry fees will be made to all athletes who have entered any of the Rocky Point events. Rocky Point entry fees can be transferred to the Havasu Triathlon or the Tempe International Triathlon. Just email us and we will transfer your entry and mail the difference.
If you would like further information please email me at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Don't bother emailing me, that's all the info I have - see tucsonracing.com instead.
The eleventh Las Palomas Rocky Point Triathlon is scheduled for 29, 2006 - see the organizer's site at tucsonracing.com.
Puerto Penasco has been hosting an increasing number of triathlons that have been been gaining in popularity since it began in 1995. The organizers recently added a 10k road race to the event list as well. www.tucsonracing.com is the organizer's site for these events.
Penasco has a winning combination for a triathlon - the climate in March/April is just right (read: not blazingly hot) roads with some variation in elevation for biking, and enough cheap hotels and establishments to accommodate an influx of a few thousand athletes and their families. Combined with the usual Penasco party atmosphere, I hear it is a great race.
And to quote the tucsonracing.com website - 'The finish line will be stocked with soda, water and Tecate beer'. Enough said.
The event sponosors, tucsonracing.com have all of the organizational details, but we've dug out a few other sites related to the Penasco Triathlon for you to check it out. We'll hopefully getting more information (and photos) about this event up in the future.
This company handled the race photographs for the last Rocky Point Triathlon - they'll give you an idea what the course and terrain look like.
Rocky Point Triathlon - writeup in Slow Twitch
Excerpt: "I like the idea of this race because Mexico rocks. The Rocky Point Triathlon must be the biggest triathlon now in Mexico, ergo this race must double-rock."