Win An Entry To Escape From Alcatraz – Only A Few Days Left!

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alcatrazThis year marks the 30th Anniversary of the Escape From Alcatraz triathlon. As one of the most unique triathlons in the world, the San Francisco-based race boasts a sold-out field year after year. We know that many of you have jumped off of the ferry and braved the icy, choppy conditions of the Pacific Ocean–we want to hear your stories.

Photo: Kurt Hoy
Photo: Kurt Hoy

Send us a short anecdote (less than 200 words) about your best (or worst) experience at the Escape From Alcatraz triathlon. We will post some of the top entries on our website. The best story will be featured in a future issue of Triathlete Magazine and the author will receive a coveted slot to the 2011 Escape From Alcatraz triathlon.

Email Liz Hichens at with your anecdote. Remember to have fun with it and keep it under 200 words. We also encourage you to send in a photo or two that we can use in case your story is chosen for the magazine. All entries must be received by March 31.

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