This year, the annual “Shortest Tri Ever” was combined with the fledgling Day on the Bay event to draw crowds to our city’s picturesque Marina. An estimated two hundred community members turned out to participate, observe, and enjoy the free outdoor community event.
The two events were captured through the lens of local Photographer Nick Sebastian.
The Shortest Triathlon Ever
Participants braved a light sprinkle and frigid bay waters to participate in the 10th annual event. The “Shortest Tri” consists of a 100 yard swim, a 3.5 mile bike ride and a 2 mile run.
The men’s event was won by Marin Rodriguez with a time of 00:29:49 and the women’s by Rhea Sanchez at 00:34:22. All the results can be viewed online.
Participants were treated afterward to a free beer courtesy of Fish Emeryville who coordinate a fleet of Marina-docked vessels for chartered fishing expeditions.
Second Annual Day on the Bay
The year’s event was co-sponsored by the Emeryville Public Market who provided a cross-section of food samples from their market hall vendors including Mr. Dewie’s, Fish Face Poke, Wazwan Indian and Shiba Ramen among others. Local Brews were on tap at a beer garden courtesy of The Periodic Table. The vendors were joined by live music, painters, musicians, crafts and free ferry rides & boat tours.