Pasadena Triathlon Club

About Pasadena Triathlon Club

Welcome to Pasadena Triathlon Club

Established 2004

Pasadena Triathlon Club (PTC) calls Pasadena and the surrounding San Gabriel Valley home.  You will find PTC active, training, and racing all over California and beyond.  As a non-profit, Pasadena Triathlon Club is volunteer led and member powered. Member dues go towards supporting the club and our stewardship of the community and sport. 

Whether you are an Ironman looking for training partners, a single sport athlete looking for a new challenge or a new triathlete in search of information, motivation and fellowship you’ll find it here.  We believe that fitness isn’t just a hobby – it is a way of life.

Club Members enjoy many benefits including:

  • A cheer squad a 100 strong full of fans, new friends, mentors and training partners
  • Discounts and support with our Sponsors and many Races
  • Raffled swag including complimentary race entries, gear and coaching
  • Your best season of triathlon yet capped by a kickin’ Summer Party and End of Year Party
  • Active Calendar of group training and racing at all levels
  • Members only message board

Not quite sure about this Triathlon thing or whether the club is right for you?  Follow us on Facebook, our blog or join the Newsletter for more information.  Check the club calendar for our next event and meet the members!

Train Happy.

“As a beginner triathlete, I had no idea how great it would be to be in a club with athletes of all levels. The experienced triathletes are so helpful! It’s also great to meet veteran and new members at social events and races!” – Anne F.
A short film about the journey from couch potato to ironman

What does it take to swim, bike, run 140.6 miles?
This is the story of an average Joe looking to do big things! Film by Zack Johnson 2017 All music used by permission Special Thanks to: Joe Wong Pasadena Triathlon Club Endurance Nation World Triathlon Corperation
The Journey
Ride Report Mt Baldy
by | May 4, 2020 | Club News

72.8 miles, 6:12 moving time, 6,578 ft elevation gain

I rode with a few friends up to Mt. Baldy. We met in Sierra Madre We rolled to Encanto Park in Duarte, where a few more friends joined us. We rode up the San Gabriel River Trail a bit and along Sierra Madre to Glendora Mountain Road (GMR). The gate was closed to auto and moto traffic. It was an awesome climb without the usual buzzing of motorcycles. GMR front side is a 9 mile grade. At the top a few guys flipped it, a few guys went down the backside of GMR. We rode on Glendora Ridge Road (GRR). It’s a 12 mile steep climb. There’s a few dips, but mostly up. Gorgeous weather, blue skies, cool breeze. Along the ridge, you feel like you’re on top on the world. We got to Mt. Baldy Lodge. The lady was super nice. Lynda tipped her huge for the sodas and potty stop. While we refueled, we saw a couple friends that rode along the lowlands and up the front of Mt. Baldy Road from Claremont. Lynda was admiring Bob and my helmet hair. We flipped it and rode back the way we came. It was mostly down with some rollers along the ridge. The wind started picking up. Along the descent down GMR, the headwinds were noticeably pushy. The ride west back to Sierra Madre was definitely all headwinds. I was pooped by the time we got to Encanto. I took a couple breaks on the way back to Sierra Madre. We got a big snack and were back on speaking terms. hehehe. Mt. Baldy is always an epic ride.

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Unchained Bicycle Garage
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Rose Bowl Aquatics Center
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VELO Pasadena
Sponsor VELO Pasadena
15% off accessories; 10% or more off bikes
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Around the Cycle
Sponsor Around the Cycle
10% off discount
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Jones Coffee
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Run With Us
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Sponsor ROKA
30% off all products, including non-Rx eyewear
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RUDY Project
Sponsor RUDY Project
35% OFF OF RUDY PROJECT GEAR (including Rx orders)
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XTERRA Wetsuits
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60% off discount
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