Welcome to the 32nd Annual Nautica Malibu Triathlon presented by Bank of America Merrill Lynch

The Nautica Malibu Triathlon presented by Bank of America Merrill Lynch 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!

Olympic Distance Race

Saturday, September 15

1.5K Swim, 40K Bike, 10k Run

Olympic Wave Starts 

Classic Distance Race

Sunday, September 16

Half-mile Swim, 17 mile Bike, 4 mile Run

Classic Wave Starts

Athlete Guides

For the Olympic Individual Athlete Guide Click Here!  

For the Olympic Relay Athlete Guide Click Here

For the Classic Individual Athlete Guide Click Here!  

For the Classic Relay Athlete Guide Click Here!  

Weekend Schedule

Friday, September 14th:

1:00 pm
Early Packet Pickup Opens for the Olympic Distance Event 

6:00 pm 
Packet Pickup Closes

Saturday, September 15th:

4:00 am
Zuma Beach Parking Lot Opens (no exit until after 10:40 am)

5:00 am
Olympic Distance Race Packet Pickup Opens
Transition Area Opens
Body Marking Begins in Transition Area

6:30 am
Packet Pickup Closes
Transition Area Closes
Mandatory Pre-Race Meeting at Main Stage
National Anthem

7:00 am
Olympic Distance Race Begins
Expo Opens

10:00 am 
Transition Area Re-Opens

10:40 am 
Zuma Beach Parking lot – Exit Opens

11:00 am
Sand Castle Demonstration Begins
Pro Award Ceremony
Competitor Awards Ceremony

1:00 pm
Classic Distance Packet Pickup Opens

1:15–4:00pm
Triathlon Clinics held at main stage

5:00 pm
Classic Distance Packet Pickup Closes

Sunday, September 16th:

4:00 am
Zuma Beach Parking Lot Opens (no exit until after 10:30 am)

5:00 am
Classic Distance Packet Pickup Opens
Transition Area Opens
Body Marking Begins in Transition Area

6:30 am
Packet Pickup Closes
Transition Area Closes

6:45 am
Mandatory Pre-Race Meeting at Main Stage
National Anthem

7:00 am
Classic Distance Race Begins
Expo Opens

8:00 am
Fun Zone Opens
Nautica Kid’s Run and Tot Trot Registration Opens at CHLA Tent

9:45 am
Nautica Kids Run and Tot Trot Start

10:00 am
Professional Award Ceremony
Children’s Hospital Los Angeles Presentation
Celebrity Division Awards Ceremony
Transition Area Re-Opens

10:30 am
Competitor Awards Ceremony
Zuma Beach Parking lot – Exit Opens

1:00 pm
Expo Closes