Road To Alcatraz


Each race on the 2017 Escape Series will award coveted race slots for the 2018 Escape from Alcatraz Triathlon.*

Across all divisions, male and female, a total of 108 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

Three (3) race slots will be awarded per Age Group** for both male and female competitors. 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 Triathlon is 18-19

The first place finisher of each Age Group will receive a complimentary race entry into the 2018 Escape from Alcatraz Triathlon.  This race entry is non-transferable and good for the 2018 Escape from Alcatraz Triathlon only.

Second & Third Place Finishers will immediately be granted the opportunity to participate in the 2018 Escape from Alcatraz Triathlon and have the option to purchase their slot on-site at the Escape Series event.

*Entry in an Escape Series event is not required for entry into the 2018 Escape From Alcatraz Triathlon Random Drawing. Direct entry to the Escape from Alcatraz Triathlon will continue via a more limited random annual drawing. 

**Qualification offered to OLYMPIC DISTANCE ATHLETES ONLY. 


Prizing Roll Down      

In the event a second or third place finisher opts out of their slot and chooses not to purchase on-site at the event, the option to enter Escape from Alcatraz will Roll Down to the 4th and then 5th place finishers.  The roll down process will stop at the 5th 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 Active.com (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 complimentary race entries into the 2018 Escape from Alcatraz Triathlon. This race entry is non-transferable and good for 2018 EFAT only.

**Qualification offered to OLYMPIC DISTANCE ATHLETES ONLY. 

Paratriathlete Qualification Prizes

Winning Male and Female Paratriathletes will also be eligible for 2018 Escape From Alcatraz Triathlon entries. More details coming soon! Please email us with questions at: info@escapeseriestri.com 

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