Sunday May 19, 2013 will be the seventh consecutive running of the Duck Bill Thrill Olympic Triathlon hosted by the University of Oregon Triathlon Team at the beautiful Fall Creek Reservoir 30 minutes southeast of Eugene, Oregon.
Following the race there will be a post-race meal and refreshments provided.
Prizes donated by our event sponsors will be awarded to division and relay winners.
In addition, there will be a raffle drawing for merchandise donated by our sponsors.
This is a USA Triathlon sanctioned event.
Timing will be by electronic chip and the results from this race will count toward USAT national rankings.
The 1500 meter open water swim will be contested on a 750 meter triangular course which athletes will do twice.
The 40 kilometer bike follows a spectacular route featuring birch shaded creeks, historical covered bridges and pastoral countryside.
The run is a scenic, out and back 10K.
Mostly flat with a few rollers.
The run crosses over the Fall Creek Dam, offering amazing views of the valley and lake.
The beautiful Fall Creek Reservoir (Winberry Park) is located 30 minutes southeast of Eugene, Oregon.
From Eugene, Oregon
Take I-5 South.
Take Exit 188A onto Willamette Hwy/OR-58.
Travel 13.5 miles, turn left onto Jasper-Lowell Rd.
Follow Jasper-Lowell Rd through the town of Lowell as it turns left and then right.
Continue to follow Jasper-Lowell Rd.
Turn right onto Big Fall Creek Rd, drive 0.4 miles.