Course Info

Welcome to the Ascension Seton CapTex Triathlon in Austin, Texas!

Get Ready for an Unforgettable Memorial Day Weekend

Dive into summer with a splash, pedal, and sprint at the Ascension Seton CapTex Triathlon, this Memorial Day Weekend in the heart of Austin, Texas. Whether you’re a seasoned triathlete or a newcomer looking to challenge yourself, this event is your ticket to adding Triathlon Finisher to your bucket list. Join athletes from across the globe in a celebration of strength, endurance, and community spirit.

Swim, Cycle, and Run in the Scenic Heart of Austin

  • Swim Course: Your adventure begins with a refreshing swim in Lady Bird Lake, offering breathtaking views of the downtown Austin skyline.
  • Cycle Course: Transition onto your bike for a thrilling ride through the streets of Austin, with the iconic Texas Capitol providing a picturesque backdrop.
  • Run Course: Conclude your triathlon with a scenic run through the verdant landscapes of Butler Park, crossing the finish line at Auditorium Shores (Vic Mathias Shores) to the cheers of spectators and fellow athletes.

Live Music and Celebration Await at the Finish Line

When in the Live Music Capitol of the World, you know are going to have some tunes for you! Enjoy TWO energizing live bands to keep you going along the run course.

But wait, there’s more! As you cross that finish line, be prepared to be swept off your feet by the electrifying beats of our Finish Fest band! Celebrate your victory with your fellow athletes and dance your way into the after-party and into the EIGHT beer garden.

So come on down to Austin, Texas, and experience the ultimate rush of adrenaline, music, and community spirit at the CapTex Triathlon. See you at the finish line!

Course Maps

The CapTex Tri offers three distinct event distances to cater to every level of athlete, including aquabike options for those focusing on swim and bike portions. With detailed course maps available, plan your race strategy and prepare for an incredible journey through Austin.

  • Rookie Triathlon: A perfect introduction to triathlon, featuring manageable distances for each course.
  • Sprint Triathlon: Step up the challenge with our Sprint distance, including aquabike and relay divisions.
  • Olympic Triathlon: Go the distance with the Olympic distance, offering the ultimate challenge. Also, offering aquabike and relay options.

Swim Course

Bike Course

Run Course

Site & Transition

Swim Bike Run
Rookie Triathlon 300 m
.16 miles
19.8 km
12.3 miles
3.2 km
2 miles
Sprint Triathlon
(Includes an aquabike & relay division)
750 m
0.46 miles
19.8 km
12.3 miles
5 km
3.1 miles
Olympic Triathlon
(Includes an aquabike &  relay division)
1,500 m
0.93 miles
39 km
24.3 miles
10 km
6.2 miles

Review bike elevation and run elevation maps.

Aid Stations

Energize Your Race with Supportive Aid Stations

At the Ascension Seton CapTex Triathlon, our aid stations are fully equipped with water, Nuun hydration, and GU Energy gels to keep you performing at your best. Here’s what you can expect:

  • Right After the Swim: Grab a quick hydration boost with water and Nuun at the aid station as you transition to the bike course.
  • Bike Course: Remember, no aid stations on the bike course—plan your hydration strategy accordingly. You can fill your water bottles on site before the race begins.
  • Run Course : When it comes to the run course, you’ve got three chances to make a pit stop and hydrate up! Thanks to the looped course, you’ll pass each aid station at Mile 0, 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5 – perfect for getting what you need just when you need it.

Nuun Hydration Flavors:

  • Lemon Lime Endurance

GU Energy Gel Flavors: 

  • Vanilla Orange Roctane (Caffeine)
  • Salted Lime Roctane (Caffeine)
  • Blueberry Pomegranate Roctane (Caffeine)
  • Lemonade Liquid Energy (No Caffeine)
Man taking part in the run course portion of the Captex triathlon in Austin Texas takes cup of water from volunteer

Special Shout-Out to Our Aid Station Volunteers

A huge thank you goes out to the volunteers at each aid station. Your enthusiasm and support fuel the spirit of every participant. We couldn’t do it without you!

Ready to Join the Excitement?

Register Now for the Ascension Seton CapTex Triathlon

Don’t miss out on the chance to be part of this exhilarating event. Whether you’re aiming for a personal best or embracing the triathlon experience for the first time, the CapTex Triathlon offers a supportive, vibrant community and a challenge to remember. Register today and see you at the finish line!

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