April 3, 2019

You have to risk losing in order to win. So goes the old adage, and in my case that’s exactly what I had to do to earn my spot in 2018 at Ironman Santa Rosa 70.3 for this year’s 70.3 World Championships in Nice, France. I’d prepared for months for that race, driven by...

March 2, 2019

Originally published on TriCoachMartin.com.

I used to get very nervous before any competition. Symptoms included constant yawning, the runs, snapping at my support crew. Nerves in of themselves don't have to be a performance inhibitor. In fact, it's proof you care about...

January 3, 2019

Wildflower Triathlons

The return of Wildflower triathlon (after years of drought) saw the return of the club competitions in May this year.

Tri-Club Challenge (70 clubs) - Full results (.pdf)

Result: 6th of 70


Two of our awesome SCTA members competed in Little Debbie IRONMAN Chattanooga on Sunday, September 30th. Deanne Ortiz McLendon and Nikkole Pauss have dedicated a lot of training time for the past months leading up to their race. As with all races, we must be ready for...

September 11, 2018

After winning first place in our division in 2017, SCTA came together to win a second place victory this year!

With a 100% start to finish ratio, many thoughts ran through finishers’ minds including feelings of fatigue, gratitude, peace, persistance and victory. 


August 22, 2018


  • Course: The race is in Whistler, British Columbia, Canada, home of the 2010 Winter Olympics. Starting elevation is 2150ft. It’s a split-transition, with T1 being at Rainbow Park at Alta Lake, about 2 mi from T2, which is in Whistler Village

  • Accomodat...

August 16, 2018

It was a huge turn out for SCTA members at Tri Santa Cruz last Sunday. Congrats to all finishers representing. Let us know if we missed anyone!

May 15, 2018

Santa Cruz Triathlon Association members talk about cheering teammates on from the sidelines.