Venue Directions & Parking

The Rookie Tri starts and finishes at:

Walter E. Long Metropolitan Park
6614 Blue Bluff Rd, Austin, TX 78724.

Carpooling is highly encouraged!

This event requires several road closures in the vicinity of Walter E. Long Park. Parking is available at Walter E Long Park beginning at 5:45 AM on race morning.

All spectators should plan to arrive before 7:30 AM or they will not be able to park inside the park grounds. They will have to park on the side of Blue Bluff Rd. and walk at least 1/4 of mile to the park. Click here for Google Maps.


Spectators are welcome to cheer on their friends and family members. There are very few places that spectators will not be allowed, please do not challenge volunteers or jump fences. There are water monsters for water, so bring a refillable water bottle. Some of our partners will also be giving away free samples. Official race food and drink is for the athletes and volunteers only.

Those arriving after 7:30 will be directed to park outside of the park on the road and walk into the venue.

Course Maps

See Maps for best driving instructions as well as course maps for the swim, bike, and run and a site map where the post race festivities will take place.