Austin: Event Information


General Information

Event Name:

TriRock Austin

Date/Times: September 5, 2016. Time: 7:00am
Event Location: Vic Mathias Shores: 800 W Riverside Dr, Austin, TX 78704
Expo Date/Time: September 4, 2016. Time: 10:00am-5:00pm
Expo Location: Hyatt Regency Austin, Zilker Ballroom: Barton Springs, Austin, TX 78704



  • Super Sprint: Swim: 350 Meters. Bike: 6.2 mi.  Run: 3.1 mi.
  • Sprint: Swim: 700 Meters. Bike: 12.4 mi. Run: 3.1 mi.
  • Olympic: Swim 1500 Meters. Bike 24.8 mi. Run: 6.2 mi.
  • Olympic Aquabike: Swim 1500 Meters. Bike 24.8 mi.
    *Distances subject to change.

Important Race Weekend Information


Age Group-Standard

The standard division for participants is the Age Group division, athletes will compete in their respective age group. For more Age Group division information please see the USAT Official Rules. Please email: if you have any questions.

The TriRock Relay

For those who prefer to race one element of the triathlon TriRock is offering a relay division. Relay teams will consist of two to three members, each member will complete one segment of the event and “pass the baton” to the next member in the Transition Zone. There are no age groups for the relay division, all relay racers will compete for the fastest overall time.


The AquaBike program gives athletes the opportunity to compete in a category where they will complete the swim and bike portions of the race, while omitting the run leg of the race. New in 2015, we are offering an AquaBike category for the Olympic distance only. Please note: there are no relay options available for this event. It is an individual event only.


New in 2015, the SuperSprint program gives athletes the opportunity to compete in a category where they will complete a short course consisting of a 350M swim, a 6.2 mile bike loop, and a 5K run.  Please note: there are no relay options available for this event. It is an individual event only.

Clydesdale/Athena Division

To qualify for the Clydesdale/Athena division male athletes must weigh 220+ lbs. and females 165+ lbs. Athletes will be weighed during awards for confirmation.

Triathlon Club Challenge

Triathletes competing in the Triathlon Club Challenge will compete against other tri clubs. The top ten tri clubs will receive a post-race finish area for athletes to relax.

Military/Public Servant Division

To qualify for the military division and public servant division, one must be an active member of The United States Military or employed by a government department or agency (i.e. Police, Fireman, Paramedic). Men and women will compete separately for the overall titles within the division. There will be NO age group distinctions. For more information please contact


Event Schedule

*Subject to change.

Sunday, September 4, 2016

  • 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM TriRock Austin Expo, Hyatt Regency Austin, Zilker Ballroom
  • 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM Packet Pickup & Late Registration at TriRock Austin Expo
  • 10:30 AM – 6:00 PM Mandatory  Bike Check In
  • 1:00 PM Beginner Triathlete Meeting & Course Overview at TriRock Austin Expo
  • 2:00 PM Race Director Course Review & USAT Rules at TriRock Austin Expo

There is no race day packet pickup. All bikes must be checked into transition on Sunday by 6:00PM.

Monday, September 5, 2016

  • 5:00 AM Transition Area Opens
  • 6:40 AM Olympic Distance Transition Area Closed
  • 6:40 AM Pre-race Meeting (all distances)
  • 7:00 AM Olympic Distance Race Start
  • 8:15 AM Sprint Disance Transition Area Closed
  • 8:30 AM Sprint Distance Race Start
  • 9:00 AM SuperSprint Distance Race Starts
  • 9:30 AM Finish Line Festival Begins
  • 11:30 AM Awards Presentation (tentative)


Please note if you park in the Palmer Events Center parking lot on race day, you will not be permitted to leave until 11:30 am, as the run course passes directly in front of the garage exit.

There is plenty of parking in Palmer Events Center area. The following is a list of lots you can park at:

  • Hyatt Regency Hotel, 208 Barton Springs Road
  • One Texas Center, 505 Barton Springs Road
  • Palmer Events Center, 900 Barton Springs Road
  • Austin City Hall, 301 W Second Street

Some fees may apply. Parking is also available at many other downtown parking lots and garages. Please do not park in the lots of local businesses, restaurants, or on the streets in the local neighborhoods. We encourage the use of public transportation for race morning.

The best alternative parking is at One Texas Center, at 505 Barton Springs. It should be free on Sunday during the Expo.

Click here for the overall parking map.


The MultiSport Expo will be the center of attraction surrounding this festive weekend on September 6 -September 7, 2015.

If you are looking for an opportunity to improve sales and gain exposure among triathletes and other endurance sports athletes, we invite you to exhibit at the MultiSport Expo.  For further information about expo booths, event sponsorship opportunities or goodie bag inserts, contact Geoff Barnett at


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