Esape from Alcatraz Triathlon

This Sunday, more than 2,000 triathletes from around the world will take over the streets and bay waters of San Francisco for the 35th annual Escape from Alcatraz Triathlon. Racers will go on a 1.5 mile swim from Alcatraz Island to the San Francisco shoreline, an 18 mile hilly bike ride out to Golden Gate Park and an eight-mile trail run through the Presidio. Fans will not want to miss this truly unique sporting event at the Marina Green where they can see the swim start and end, the athlete transition areas and the finish line. Spectators are also invited to enjoy the free Fitness Festival and Expo throughout the weekend featuring dozens of vendors, product demonstrations, giveaways, music, food and more.

If You Go:

When: Sunday, June 7th from 7:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Where: Marina Green 500 Marina Blvd. San Francisco, CA

Cost: Free

Kasia Pawlowska

Kasia Pawlowska loves words. A native of Poland, Kasia moved to the States when she was seven. The San Francisco State University creative writing graduate went on to write for publications like the San Francisco Bay Guardian and KQED Arts among others prior to joining the Marin Magazine staff. Topics Kasia has covered include travel, trends, mushroom hunting, an award-winning series on social media addiction and loads of other random things. When she’s not busy blogging or researching and writing articles, she’s either at home writing postcards and reading or going to shows. Recently, Kasia has been trying to branch out and diversify, ie: use different emojis. Her quest for the perfect chip is never-ending.