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1/2-Mile Swim,
18-mile Ride,
4-mile Run,
1 Great Cause!


Welcome to the 30th Annual Nautica Malibu Triathlon presented by Equinox

Herbalife International Distance Race

Saturday, September 17

1.5K swim, 40K Bike, 10k Run

Classic Distance Race

Sunday, September 18

½ mile swim, 18 mile bike, 4 mile run

The Nautica Malibu Triathlon presented by Equinox welcomes athletes and spectators alike to join us on the spectacular shores of Malibu, California for this highly sought after event.  Triathletes from around the country, corporate teams, professional athletes, Hollywood celebrities, and challenged athletes gather to race on one of the most beautiful race courses in the sport of triathlon all while supporting Children’s Hospital Los Angeles.  Whether you are a novice triathlete or a seasoned veteran, a weekend warrior or a fan of one, join us for a beautiful day at the beach!



As the title sponsor and official apparel of the Nautica Malibu Triathlon, stop by the Nautica booth to pick up men's and women's event customized Nautica apparel. Commemorate your time at the event and wear it all year long.  Check out our presenting sponsor Equinox while at the expo area to help you meet all your fitness needs. Visit the stylists in the Paul Mitchell booth and get a much needed hair cut; a $15 donation to the Challenged Athletes Foundation will have you looking good! Herbalife is providing nutrition for the 24 hour athlete.  Stop by the Herbalife booth today to learn how to use their products as part of a healthy training regimen! Come welcome Longo Toyota, the newest event sponsor to the Nautica Malibu Triathlon.  While you are there, check out the Toyota Prius, the Lexus CT 200h, and the Scion iQ.  Stop by the Men's Health booth for a post-race stretch and massage.  While you are there, pick up the latest issue of Men’s Health & Women’s Health Magazine.  Whether you are in the market for a new bike or just need help fixing your flat tire, stop by the Cannondale booth for the latest in bicycle performance. In need of a little pick-me-up?  Stop by the Clif Bar booth to sample their Gels, Bloks, Shots, and Bars.  The Pacific Ocean certainly does not feature the warm waters of the Caribbean.  Don’t fear, XTERRA Wetsuits has you covered!  Stop by the booth to check out the latest styles and technologies. 


chlabutterflylogorgb.gifThe Nautica Malibu Triathlon is proud to have partnered with Children’s Hospital Los Angeles for the past five years.  All fundraising initiatives target pediatric cancer research and we have raised over $9.7 million to date!  The majority of our fundraising comes from corporations competing both on and off the course for the fastest race times and the most money raised in the Corporate Challenge and the Entertainment Industry Challenge.  Entertainment Industry teams include: Disney, DreamWorks, Fox, Lionsgate, NBC Universal, Paramount, Sony, and Time Warner.  Corporate teams include: The Honest Company, Children’s Hospital Los Angeles, Johnson & Johnson, Longo Toyota/Scion/Lexus, LegalZoom, Nestle, Netflix, and Paul Mitchell.  From CHLA and the children it treats, thank you fundraisers for your dedication!  We encourage every athlete and spectator to visit any of the sponsor booths to sign their well-wishes to the kid’s at CHLA on the posters outside the booth.


The Nautica Malibu Triathlon presented by Equinox is fun for the whole family!  Bring your tykes to the Fun Zone where we will have face painters, air brush artists, caricaturists, crafts, games, and more!  Plus, you can commemorate your time at the event in our photo booth where you can dress up like your favorite triathlete or hula dancer.



Do you have a future triathlete on your hands?  Register him or her for the Nautica Kid’s Run & Tot Trot.  All kids 7 years of age and younger are invited to participate in the 50 yard dash and kids 8-12 in the 100 yard dash!  Registration will open soon and includes a race bib, finisher medal, t-shirt, goody bag, and a proud parent.  All proceeds benefit Children’s Hospital Los Angeles and its pediatric cancer research program.  Register at the Children’s Hospital Los Angeles booth – race begins on Sunday, September 18th at 9:45 am at the main stage. Registration will open soon!


https://www.kintera.com/accounttempfiles/account402900/images/chla0913090542.jpgSpectators, we respectfully ask that your leave the food in the refreshments tent for the athletes.  Children’s Hospital Los Angeles fundraisers that raised over $250 are welcome to join us in the Donor Brunch located just north of the main event site under the large white tent.  Please have your blue wristband that was given in your racer packet; replacement wristbands will not be given if lost.




There are bleachers located at lifeguard tower 14 on the boardwalk which is directly behind the transition area.  Athletes will pass through the transition area as they transition from the swim portion to the bike portion and again from the bike portion to the run portion. There are bleachers located at the finish line as well! Go Racers!




Is your favorite Hollywood celebrity competing in this year’s Nautica Malibu Triathlon Celebrity Division?  Past celebrity participants have included Jennifer Lopez, Matthew McConaughey, David Duchovny, Mario Lopez, Julie Bowen, Teri Hatcher, William H. Macy, Will Ferrell,  Jennifer Garner, Robin Williams, Jon Cryer, Anna Kournikova, Felicity Huffman, Chace Crawford, Jack Falahee and many, many more!  For a complete list of this year’s celebrity participants, please visit the four-sided whiteboard in the main event site.   










Q: What wave do I start in? 

A: Wave starts will be posted on the four-sided white board in the main event site.

Q: Where do I find my results?

A: On the four-sided whiteboard in the main event site.

Q: I don’t see my race time.  Who should I speak with?

A: Visit the timing tent located in the white peak-top tent just south of the finish chute.

Q: Will results be posted online?

A: Yes, results will be posted by the early afternoon

Q: Where do I pickup my Nautica incentive prizes? 

A: At the CHLA booth.

Q: Where are restrooms?

A: Located just north of the registration tent near the transition area.

Q: Where does the swim start?

A: The Classic Distance begins between Lifeguard Tower #12 and 13. The International Distance begins near Lifeguard Tower #9

Q: What hydration products are provided on the course?

A: Clif Bar Gels & Bloks will be provided.

Q: How many awards are given?

A: Awards will be granted 5 deep in each category.

Q: Where is lost and found?

A: At the main stage.

Q: Where is medical located?

A: Next to the registration tent in the parking lot.



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