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Black Hills Sprint Triathlon

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Black Hills Triathlon

BLACK HILLS SPRINT TRIATHLON AND DUATHLON

Long Lake Park, Lacey, WA

Date: June 17th, 2018

Location: Long Lake Park, Lacey, Washington

Event Start time: 8AM

Triathlon: Swim: 800M Bike: 12 miles Run: 3.1 Miles

Duathlon: Run: 8/10 mile Bike: 12 miles Run: 3.1 Miles

Events are USAT Sanctioned

Expected Participation: 300 - 400 participants & 75 for the Duathlon


Race Training Day:

June 10th, 10am - Noon, Long Lake Park. Swim Training, Transition Training and Kayak safety training.


The Black Hills Sprint Triathlon is the premiere sprint distance triathlon in the Pacific Northwest. Test your sprint speed on this fast course. The venue is Long Lake Park adjacent to the Thurston County Fairgrounds. The swim is in the flat, calm waters of Long Lake, followed by an all right-hand turn, 12-mile bike course. The run is a flat 5K with beautiful lake views. We’ll have your favorite rock music, participant t-shirts and a one-of-a-kind finisher’s medal, In addition to, great swag, refreshments, rock music and a top notch USAT Sanctioned Race course.

The Sprint Triathlon includes an 800-meter clockwise swim with a rolling start. Swimmers will keep the buoys on their right and sight to large, bright colored corner buoys. The water in Long Lake in very clean and calm. There will be plenty of local volunteers on kayaks for safety. Exit the water and run up a short grassy hill to the sound of up-beat rock music. Enter the transition area which will be two long rows of bike racks…designed to easily and quickly get in and out. The cycle course is now a 12-mile course – it’s not completely flat, but it can be quite fast. There’s one moderate hill to sprint up and the declines will give your legs a good rest and reset. The 5K run loops back to the swim start, which gives friends and family a great chance to see your speed! Get beautiful views of the lake and have a great finish right down the main entrance to the park. Challenge yourself and speed through the course or build a relay team of two or three…either way enjoy this well-designed course.

Duathlon

The Duathlon starts by warming up with a short, flat .8 mile run out and back, then falls right in line with the swimmers entering Transition 1. The rest of the course is the exact same course as the Triathletes. Duathletes may have up to two team members or complete the entire course solo!

Packet Pick up:

Date: 6/14 & 6/15 (Thursday & Friday)

Time: 3:00 – 6:00

Place: ROC (Rapid Orthopaedic Care) Hawks Prairie 8140 Freedom Lane NE Lacey, WA 98516

This is just across the street from the Ram Restaurant and Brewery

Please visit:

RunLakewood.com


JustTRI Pro Staff

Marc Chung

(805) 403-2122

[email protected]

JustTRI Athletic Events

USAT Level I Triathlon Coach

USAT Certified Race Director


Cleve Shaw

(808) 230-1906

JustTRI Course Director

USAT Level I Triathlon Coach

Total Immersion Swim Coach


Bethany Caldwell

(253) 302-0521

JustTRI Run Course Director

RRCA Certified Race Director


Current Sponsors / Associates:

Olympia Orthopaedic Associates

Capital Oral Maxillofacial Surgery

Olympia Federal Savings

Joy Ride Bicycles

Harbor Wholesale Food

Oly Road Runners

Fleet Feet

Topside Bar and Grill

Chang Thai

Lacey Parks and Recreation

Shane Klinkhammer 



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