Escape from Alcatraz Triathlon

Escape from Alcatraz Triathlon

Escape from Alcatraz

On June 7, 2015, triathletes from around the world descended on San Francisco for one chance to attempt the impossible – ESCAPE from Alcatraz.

Babson was excited to sponsor the Escape from Alcatraz Triathlon​ and the Babson Corporate Challenge for a fourth year. Thank you to the Babson community members who joined us in San Franscico as we watched more than 2,000 athletes ESCAPE from Alcatraz!

The triathlon includes a 1.5-mile swim, an 18-mile bike ride and an 8-mile run. The Corporate Challenge consists of three-person teams, with each teammate completing one leg of the triathlon. 

The Course

The Escape from Alcatraz Triathlon typically features a 1.5-mile swim through frigid waters from Alcatraz Island to the shores of the St. Francis Yacht Club, a grueling 18-mile bike ride, and a demanding 8-mile run through the trails of the Golden Gate Recreational Area. Set against the natural beauty of San Francisco, this thrilling triathlon is a virtual postcard of the City by the Bay. View the course (pdf) »

Escape From Alcatraz Course Map​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​