Jonny Brownlee and Ashleigh Gentle Win 2018 Beijing International Triathlon

Road to 2019 Alcatraz

Each race on the 2018 Escape Series will award coveted race slots for the 2019 Escape from Alcatraz Triathlon.*

Across all divisions, male and female, a total of 34 qualifying race slots will be available per race. Qualification is offered to OLYMPIC DISTANCE ATHLETES ONLY. The qualification process per division is as follows: 

Age Group Qualification Prizes

One (1) race slot will be awarded per Age Group** in both male and female divisions. The Age Group breakdown is as follows:

  • 17 - 19*
  • 20 - 24
  • 25 – 29
  • 30 – 34
  • 35 – 39
  • 40 – 44
  • 45 – 49
  • 50 – 54
  • 55 – 59
  • 60 – 64
  • 65 - 69
  • 70 – 74
  • 75 - 79
  • 80+

*Nation's and Surf City Triathlons are 18 and over events.

The first place finisher in each Age Group will have the opportunity to secure their race entry into the 2019 Escape from Alcatraz Triathlon.  This race entry is non-transferable and good for the 2019 Escape from Alcatraz Triathlon only.

*Entry in an Escape Series event is not required for entry into the 2019 Escape From Alcatraz Triathlon Random Drawing. Direct entry to the Escape from Alcatraz Triathlon will continue via a more limited random drawing. 

**Qualification offered to OLYMPIC DISTANCE ATHLETES ONLY

Prizing Roll Down      

In the event the first place finisher chooses not to claim their slot into the Escape from Alcatraz Triathlon, the slot will Roll Down to the 2nd and then 3rd place finishers.  The roll down process will stop at the 3rd place finisher.

Purchase Information Needed Post Escape Series Event

In the event you qualify for entry into the Escape From Alcatraz Triathlon, you must be present in order to purchase the entry slot on-site at an Escape Series event so please be sure to have your credit/debit card, your (registration partner portal) Login and Password from when you signed up for an Escape Series event, as well as your USA Triathlon membership number. Escape Triathlon Series staff will be on hand to assist you.

Please note that for the Nation's Triathlon only we will not be able to accept any payments on site so you will receive an email with a registration link to be sent the week after the event.

Clydesdale & Athena Qualification Prizes

First place finishers of the Clydesdale (male >/= 220 lbs) and Athena (female >/= 165 lbs) divisions* will also receive race entries into the 2019 Escape from Alcatraz Triathlon. This race entry is non-transferable and good for 2019 Escape from Alcatraz Triathlon only.

**Qualification offered to OLYMPIC DISTANCE ATHLETES ONLY. 

Paratriathlete Qualification Prizes

Winning Male and Female Paratriathletes will also be eligible for 2019 Escape From Alcatraz Triathlon entries. More details coming soon! Please email us with questions at: 

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