Overall Rating
Overall Rating (11 Reviews)
3.9
(11 Ratings)(11 Reviews)
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3
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3.4
The Largest Reverse Triathlon in the USA! Distances are 5K run, 13.1 mile bike, and 200 meter pool swim. Due to the popularity of the event, two waves are offered with different start times depending on finishing time or category. Special optional categories include Athena (Women 150 lbs.+), Clydesdale (Men … MORE
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    bperkins REPEAT RUNNER '19

    This is a nice experience for the family. The course is open and very fast. It is a low cost family friendly PR course. Not a big production, but is … MORE

    This is a nice experience for the family. The course is open and very fast. It is a low cost family friendly PR course. Not a big production, but is a fun place for everyone in the family to participate. It’s a unique, well-produced event that everyone in the Southbay should try at least once.

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    bperkins REPEAT RUNNER '18

    Get the whole family involved. Safe easy in and easy out. No parking fees. Definitely a PR course. No beer garden post race. Medal we’re just a step above a … MORE

    Get the whole family involved. Safe easy in and easy out. No parking fees. Definitely a PR course. No beer garden post race. Medal we’re just a step above a children’s toy. However, the price is cheap and it’s a fun environment. I do this event every year and will continue to.

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    bperkins REPEAT RUNNER '17

    Easy course, well produced. Nice to race on a closed course. No traffic or safety distractions. Nice multi-race event with good local feel. MORE

    Easy course, well produced. Nice to race on a closed course. No traffic or safety distractions. Nice multi-race event with good local feel.

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    RunKMacRun REPEAT RUNNER '16

    Great little local race. Food trucks at the finish at the end. Lot of age division awards. They offer several race options including a reverse mini tri. Cute watching the … MORE

    Great little local race. Food trucks at the finish at the end. Lot of age division awards. They offer several race options including a reverse mini tri. Cute watching the kids run and bike.

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    daverunsarec REPEAT RUNNER '16

    A very popular event for runners and triathletes. Choice of the 10k, 5k or reverse triathlon on the airfield at Los Alamitos. Flat and fast course but runways are hard … MORE

    A very popular event for runners and triathletes. Choice of the 10k, 5k or reverse triathlon on the airfield at Los Alamitos. Flat and fast course but runways are hard so wear cushioned shoes if you have an issue with hard roads

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    veroniland FIRST-TIMER '16

    The general consensus is that it's flat, which is true, but I don't think it's as uninteresting as others have stated. The scenery around the base is lovely and surprisingly … MORE

    The general consensus is that it’s flat, which is true, but I don’t think it’s as uninteresting as others have stated. The scenery around the base is lovely and surprisingly green & the random helicopters parked were fun. The medal is also super cool, but I’m probably just easily amused by spinning medals. There are food trucks at the expo, which I approved of.
    I will 100% agree with those who said to get there extra early. It took at least forty five minutes to get from the street to parking.

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    dtm3000 REPEAT RUNNER '16

    This is my 4th year running and first time doing the 10K. Running on an actual military base is a different experience. The course on the airstrip is extremely flat … MORE

    This is my 4th year running and first time doing the 10K. Running on an actual military base is a different experience. The course on the airstrip is extremely flat and wide. As expected, entering the facility takes some time as you ID is checked as you enter. The race producers suggest arriving an hour early due to this but I would suggest even more.
    New this year was a kid’s 1K with a glow theme which was held the night before during packet pick up. Event day runs are the 5K, 10K and a Reverse Triathlon. The 10K start time was 7am with the 5K following a bit later and Reverse Triathlon participants are held until about 8:45am after the other runners finish.
    The production itself is very good with a great tech shirt and great medal. The expo itself was very lackluster, however, and I do miss the meal that was no longer part of the race this year. I want my breakfast burrito! Denny’s was also no longer a sponsor this year.
    They have a medal challenge if you run this race along with the Seal Beach Run in April and the City of Cypress Run in July.

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    krazikari REPEAT RUNNER '15

    this was my second year doing this event and did the 10k this time, finished better than I thought I would since I didn't run much leading up to it, … MORE

    this was my second year doing this event and did the 10k this time, finished better than I thought I would since I didn’t run much leading up to it, but with the flat course you can pull out the best in your self

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    krazikari FIRST-TIMER '14

    This event at the Military Base in Los Alamitos is a lot of fun, there are helicopters and other vehicles out there to see, the race is flat and easy, … MORE

    This event at the Military Base in Los Alamitos is a lot of fun, there are helicopters and other vehicles out there to see, the race is flat and easy, lots of fun

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    daverunsarec REPEAT RUNNER '15

    the Race on the Base in Los Alamitos Joint Forces Training Base has been going on for 30 plus years and it is a very popular run and sprint triathlon. … MORE

    the Race on the Base in Los Alamitos Joint Forces Training Base has been going on for 30 plus years and it is a very popular run and sprint triathlon. the course is nothing but runways with the combination of concrete and tarmac and no scenery to speak of. Very fast and flat if you’re into that

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    daverunsarec FIRST-TIMER '14

    this is a combination 5k 10k and triathlon with the triathlon being the most popular. the running route is on the runways of the airfield. not much to see but … MORE

    this is a combination 5k 10k and triathlon with the triathlon being the most popular. the running route is on the runways of the airfield. not much to see but wide open spaces. great expo and flat and fast course

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