XTERRA Laguna beach is an off-road triathlon held in Crystal Cove State Park in Laguna Beach, California, that features an ocean swim, mountain bike segment, and trail run. The 2022 race will be held September 25.
The mountain biking and trail running portions of the race follow routes through the mountainous inland backcountry of Crystal Cove State Park, following El Moro Canyon Trail, El More Ridge Trail, No-Name Trail, Rattlesnake Trial and others.
The swimming segment starts from the beach in the state park and depending on the class makes a 1500m or 500m loop.
The event offers several different classes, including a full marathon, sprint marathon, run-only and swim-only options.
About Crystal Cove State Park
Crystal Cove State Park has 3.2 miles of beach, 2,400 acres of backcountry wilderness, which is popular for outdoor enthusiasts and an offshore underwater area. Crystal Cove is used by mountain bikers inland and scuba and skin divers underwater. The beach is popular with swimmers and surfers. Visitors can explore tidepools and sandy coves. Crystal Cove offers sand and surf, rocky reefs, ridges and canyons – plus recreational opportunities – that appeal to everybody.
- Start Date: September 25, 2022
- End Date: September 25, 2022
- Event Type: Race
- Venue: Crystal Cove State Park, Laguna Beach, California