Tri for a cause

We are proud to support and collaborate with various local, national and international charities. Participants can choose from an array of charities, allowing for thousands of dollars to be raised each year. We encourage those interested in racing with a charitable organization to do so.

Featured Charity Partner

Save The Children

Team Save the Children is an international endurance program that provides athletes the opportunity to take on a personal challenge while raising funds for programs here in the U.S. and around the world. By becoming a part of this team, you receive a guaranteed entry into this event, a training program to get you race ready, fantastic swag to wear with pride, a chance to win VIP incentives, special race experiences, and the chance to bring a better future for children.

 With your help, we will ensure:

•No child dies from preventable causes

•All children learn from a quality basic education

•Violence against children is no longer tolerated


Requirements: The fundraising minimum is $500.

Contact to register today.

Ovarian Cancer Research Fund Alliance

As the largest global organization dedicated to fighting ovarian cancer, OCRFA is advancing private research, and advocating for increased federal research and awareness dollars, and policy that gives women access to the services they need, while also supporting women and their families before, during and after a diagnosis.

Since 1998, OCRFA has awarded 255 grants totaling nearly $70 million for ovarian cancer research to top scientists at 69 leading medical centers. We invest our dollars wisely, supporting the best ovarian cancer research in the nation.

To become part of this dedicated group racing to end a disease that affects 22,000 women in the U.S. every year, (Link to fundraising site) and cross the finish line for the cause.

There is no minimum fundraising requirement to join OCRFA Fundraising Team! 

After joining, you’ll receive a webpage to personalize, share with friends to raise awareness and collect donations in support of your race. If you raise $250 or more by October 1st, we’ll send you a brand new OCRFA triathlon top so you can wear your cause while you race! If you raise $500 or more, also by October 1st, we’ll send you a Teal Pride Pack to go with your triathlon top!

Questions about fundraising, or interested in volunteering on race weekend as an OCRFA representative? Please email Catie Dugan.

Sign up today at

ZERO – The End of Prostate Cancer

A man is diagnosed with prostate cancer every 3.3 minutes.

ZERO’s mission is to end prostate cancer. We will save lives and stop pain and suffering by advancing research, encouraging action and providing education and support to men and their families.

Program Details and Team Benefits: Join Team ZERO to kick prostate cancer to the curb! Add meaning to your miles at the San Diego Triathlon.


  • We’ll pay for your entry
  • You’ll get a sweet Team ZERO tri suit
  • Online fundraising page and support
  • Race weekend team reception
  • Perks from Team ZERO sponsors (discounts, free gear)
  • Fundraising incentives – e.g. raise $1,500 and earn a travel credit

Let’s change the lives of more than 2.8 million men currently battling prostate cancer. Go Team ZERO!

Requirements: The fundraising minimum is $750.

Kristen Spittel
Director, Team ZERO