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Yam City Triathlon ~ Results

Race Details
 
Events:

Yam City Triathlon

: Swim 150 meters, Bike 14 Miles, Run 2 Miles
Race Date: Sunday, August 25, 2013
Start Time: 7:30 AM
Location: Louisiana Family Fitness Center
Address: 336 Heather Dr.
City/State/Zip: Opelousas, Louisiana 70570
Country: USA
Phone: 337-942-8565
E-Mail: hebertkeith1@aol.com
USAT: Sanctioned
Registration: https://runsignup.com/Race/LA/...
Race Website: http://www.lafayettefitness.or...
 
Description:
The Yam City Triathlon is a great sprint race for the beginner as well as seasoned athlete!   This event is being held to promote a healthy lifestyle and to benefit Boy Scout Troops 144 & 165 in Opelousas.  

To God be the glory!!
Course Info: The 150 meter swim is held in the swimming pool at Louisiana Family Fitness Center located at 336 Heather Dr. in Opelousas.

The 14 mile bike course has been changed and takes you from La. Family Fitness Center, down La. Hwy. 182, onto Judson Walsh Road, next to sweet potato farms, down the newly surfaced I-49 Service Road, across the upper portion of Coteau Ridge which was part of the western bank of the mighty Mississippi River hundreds of years ago, south toward to Sunset to the bike turnaround and back along the same route to the transition area!

The 2 mile run is an out and back run along quiet, shaded streets named Honeysuckle, Camelia, Wysteria, Magnolia and Marigold; and finish back at the health club.
Directions:
From I-10 East or West and I-49 South:  Take exit 103A in Lafayette, La. and go north on I-49 for 18 miles to exit 18 at Creswell Lane in Opelousas.  Take exit ramp, turn left (west) onto Creswell Lane and follow Creswell Lane to 5th light at intersection with La. Hwy. 182.  Turn left (south) on La. Hwy. 182, and go 1 mile to Heather Drive.  Turn left on Heather Drive, health club on right.

From I-49 North:  From Shreveport, Alexandria, etc., go south on I-49.  Take exit 18 at Creswell Lane in Opelousas.  Take exit ramp, turn right (west) onto Creswell Lane and follow Creswell Lane to 3rd light at intersection with La. Hwy. 182.  Turn left (south) on La. Hwy. 182, and go 1 mile to Heather Drive.  Turn left on Heather Drive, health club on right.

Parking in rear of the Louisiana Family Fitness Center health club and directly across the street.
Other Info:
Age Group Divisions:
14 and under, 15 - 19, 20 - 24, 25 - 29, 30 - 34, 35 - 39, 40 - 44, 45 - 49, 50 - 54, 55 - 59, 60 - 64, 65 - 69, 70 +

*Optional church services available following awards ceremony!!

Accommodations:
* Country Ridge Bed & Breakfast:  Right off I-49 in Opelousas, La....www.cajunbnb.com or 
    www.countryridge@juno.com
Sonny & Sheila Ray  (337) 948-1678
*Holiday Inn & Suites:  5696 I-49 North Service Rd, Opelousas, La.  337-948-3300

*Comfort Inn:  5454 I-49 North Service Rd., Opelousas, La.  337-942-4900

Come have a "yam" good time, thank you for your participation and may God bless!!!
2013 Results:

2013 Results at lafayettefitness.org: Overall / Age Group / Gender / Relay

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Previous Results:

2012 Results At lafayettefitness.org: Overall / Gender / Age Group
2011 Results: not available ???
2010 Results At lafayettefitness.org: Overall / Gender / Age Group / Relay 
2009 Results At lafayettefitness.org: Overall / Gender / Age Group / Relay
2008 Results: Overall / Gender / Age Group / Relay


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