Race on the Base returns to JFTB this weekend

Race on the Base returns to Joint Forces Military Base April 13. Courtesy photo

After a long absence, one of the area’s premier marathons will finally be returning to the Joint Forces Training Base in Los Alamitos.

The Los Alamitos Recreation and Community Services Department is proud to announce the return of the Universal Waste Systems (UWS) Race on the Base, it said in a press release.

The ever-popular Reverse Sprint Triathlon and 5K Run/Walk will occur on Saturday, April 13, at the Los Alamitos Joint Forces Training Base (11200 Lexington Dr., Los Alamitos).
The Reverse Sprint Triathlon consists of a 5K Run, a 13-mile bike, and a 200-meter swim.

Registration is now open at www.raceonthebaselosal.com with the 5K Run/Walk priced at $29, the Reverse Sprint Triathlon at $70, and the Relay-Reverse Sprint Triathlon at $100.
On-site registration will be available during packet pick-up times on Friday and Saturday.

For military, police, and fire personnel, please use the discount code “HER02024” for a $5 discount during registration. Military, police, or fire identification will be required at packet pick-up. Gather your friends and family and join us for what is going to be a fun-filled day.
Event Information:

Friday, April 12, 2024
Bib Pick-Up/Registration/Packet Pick-Up
The Joint Forces Training Base (11200 Lexington Dr, Los Alamitos, CA 90720)
3:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

Saturday, April 13, 2024
5:30 a.m. – Bib Pick-Up/Registration/Packet Pick-Up
5:30 a.m. – Transition Area Open
7:00 a.m. – Reverse Triathlon Wave 1 Starts
7:15 a.m. – 5K Run/Walk Start
8:30 a.m. – Reverse Triathlon Wave 2 Start

For more information, please visit www.cityoflosalamitos.org/recreation or contact the Recreation and Community Services Department at (562) 430 – 1073.