2014 YMCA Got Energy Triathlon presented by Touchstone Energy Cooperatives:
The 11th annual Got Energy Triathlon takes place in the beautiful Lake Neshonoc and surrounding West Salem neighborhood.
It is a great fit for any ability, from beginners to elite.
This event allows people to test their abilities at open water swimming, road cycling, and running.
Athletes can compete individually or as teams.
The swim will take place in Lake Neshonoc.
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Sprint Distance 17-mile bike course is comprised of rolling hills and one challenging uphill climb through the scenic hills and farmland of the 7 Rivers Region.
The International distance bike is a very challenging 26-mile course for experienced riders comprising rolling hills and two climbs.
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An out and back course for both distances with the International distance athletes making two loops.
The course is a flat course on sidewalks, paved and gravel roads.
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Swarthout Park, West Salem, WI (12 miles north of La Crosse)
Take the CR-C exit- exit number 12- toward WEST SALEM.
Turn NORTH onto NESHONOC RD/CR C. Turn left on Garland Street, one block, right on Mark St. to Hamlin St. Right on Leonard Street to Highway 16.Turn right on Highway 16 and Swarthout Park will be on the right side of Highway 16.
Parking will be at the West Salem High School at 405 E Hamlin.
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There will be NO parking on race day at Swarthout Park.
All competitors, spectators and volunteers MUST park at West Salem High School , 405 E Hamlin St. and ride the shuttle bus to the park.
Swarthout Park is approximately 1.2 miles from the High School.