Optimist Club of Coronado 44th Annual Sports Fiesta


The Big-Three Optimist Sports Fiesta events start and finish at Sunset Park located 1 mile northwest of the Hotel Del Coronado on Ocean Boulevard next to Gate 5, Naval Air Station North Island.


TRIATHLON: 7:00 a.m., Saturday, September 5, 2015. The longest continuous running triathlon in the world. A 400-yard ocean swim, a 1-mile beach run, and a 4-mile bike race, continuous action in that order. Swim and run legs at Coronado’s North Beach. Bike leg on NAS North Island. Check-in table opens at 6:00 a.m. Day of race registration accepted until 6:45 a.m. Triathlon limited to first 300 entries received. Helmets required for bike portion of event. Course briefing provided on day of event. For further information, call (619) 920-8653. Register at ACTIVE.com  or Download Registration Form.


5K RUN: 9:00 a.m., Saturday, September 5, 2015. A 5,000 meter run over a flat, fast course on paved streets on NAS North Island. Check-in table opens at 7:00 a.m. Day of race registration accepted until 8:45 a.m. Bibs and course briefing provided on day of race. For further information, call (619) 920-8653. Register at ACTIVE.com or Download Registration Form.


ONE-MILE ROUGH WATER SWIM: 10:00 a.m., Saturday, September 5, 2015. A one-mile, ocean swim over a closed triangular course, around three ocean buoys anchored off Coronado’s North Beach. Check-in table opens at 9:00 a.m. Day of race registration accepted until 9:45 a.m. Course briefing provided on day of race. For further information, call (619) 920-8653. Register at ACTIVE.com  or Download Registration Form.


PRONE PADDLEBOARD:  8:00 a.m., Saturday, September 5, 2015.  For youths ages 18 years and under only.  A one-mile, ocean paddle over a closed course, around three buoys anchored off Coronado’s North Beach.  Check-in table opens at 7:00 a.m.  Day of race registration accepted until 7:45 a.m.  Course briefing provided on day of race.  For further information, call (510) 326-7404 or Download Registration Form.


BASKETBALL SKILLS: 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m., Saturday, September 5, 2015.  For youth ages 18 years and under. Coronado High School Basketball Court.  For further information, call (619) 618-9074 or Download Registration Form.