Falls Lake-Beaverdam Recreation Area
Just moments away from the hustle and bustle of the city, Falls Lake is a great way to escape urban life. With a 12,000-acre lake and 26,000 acres of woodlands, Falls Lake State Recreation Area offers a choice of recreation areas Beaverdam, B.W. Wells, Highway 50, Holly Point, Rolling View, Sandling Beach and Shinleaf.
The swim will take place in Beaverdam Lake off the sandy beach of Beaverdam Recreation Area. The 1500 meter swim will start and finish on the beach. The swim course will be rectangular shape. Participants will be grouped in wave starts that will leave every 3 minutes. The water temperature will be between 60-70 degrees making this a wetsuit legal swim.
The bike course will leave the Beaverdam Recreational Area and proceed North on 50. The course will feature fast flats, small climbs, and rolling terrain through Wake and Granville County.
The run course will be totally contained in the Beaverdam Recreation Area. The course will be a 2 lap out and back. The run will have a rolling design with 2 aid stations. The first aid station will be at the 1st lap turnaround and the 2nd aid station will be at the out turnaround.