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Malibu Triathlon Presented by Bank of America

Launches the First-Ever Long Course

MALIBU, Calif. (Jan. 23, 2019) – The 2019 Malibu Triathlon presented by Bank of America is excited to announce the addition of its first-ever long course, complementing the classic and olympic distance courses. The 33rd iconic annual triathlon will takes place on Saturday, September 14 and features a 1.2-mile ocean swim in the Pacific Ocean, a 56-mile bike ride with amazing beach views passing Point Mugu rock, into the fields of Oxnard, and ending with a 13.1-mile run along the Malibu coast.

The new long course is limited to 800 participants and registration opens on February 13 at 8:00 a.m. PST. Participants can register at the Malibu Triathlon presented by Bank of America website.

“We are thrilled to offer our athletes this new challenging course option in this globally renowned event,” said Michael Epstein, Executive Producer of The Malibu Triathlon presented by Bank of America. “The course will highlight the beautiful shores of Malibu and offer our athletes amazing scenery while they complete the race.”

The Malibu Triathlon presented by Bank of America also features an Olympic distance and a classic distance. The Olympic distance course offers a 1.5k ocean swim, a 40k out-and-back bike course and a 10k out-and-back run course along Zuma Beach on Saturday, September 14. The classic distance course offers a half-mile ocean swim, a 17-mile out-and-back bike course and a 4-mile out-and-back run course along the roads of Malibu on Sunday, September 15.

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