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Galena Triathlon & Duathlon

Race Details
 
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Galena Triathlon

: Swim 660 yards, Bike 16.8 Miles, Run 4.2 Miles

Galena Duathlon

: Run 2 Miles, Bike 16.8 Miles, Run 4.2 Miles
Race Date: Saturday, May 17, 2014
Start Time: 9 a.m.
Entry Fee: Early Bird (by Jan 15, 2014): $92
Regular Registration: $96
Location: Nixon Beach
Address: Nixon Lane & Eisenhower Drive
City/State/Zip: Apple River, Illinois 61001
Country: USA
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Description:


2014 Galena Triathlon & Duathlon:

This is a challenging point-to-point sprint distance race with unique terrain and beautiful scenery.

Course Information:

Sprint Triathlon:

Swim:
The Triathlon starts with a 660 yard open water swim in the clear, cool waters of Apple Canyon Lake, with a beach start and finish.

Bike:
Athletes are then tested by a 16.8-mile bike ride from the lake which takes them up and down the winding country roads of Jo Daviess County to Recreation Park in Galena.

Run:
To finish, competitors run 4.2 miles up Jo Daviess Hill and back down to the finish line.

Duathlon:

Registrants can also opt for the Duathlon, which starts with a 2-mile run in lieu of the swim portion.

The duathletes then compete on the same bike and final run courses as the triathletes
Directions:


To Nixon Beach, Apple Canyon Lake from Galena:
From the intersection of N. Main & Meeker turn right onto Stagecoach Trail.
Drive east for approximately 12 miles.
Turn right onto Pea Ridge Road.
Pea Ridge Road will turn into W. Apple Canyon Road.
Turn left onto S. Apple Canyon Road.
Turn left onto Eisenhower Drive.
Nixon Beach is at the end of Eisenhower Drive.

To Nixon Beach, Apple Canyon Lake from Chicago:
Take I-90/94 west to Rockford.
Take US Rte.
20 west from Rockford to the Village of Woodbine.
In Woodbine, turn right onto Scout Camp Road.
Turn left onto East Lake Road No. 3.
Turn left onto S. Apple Canyon Road.
Turn right on Eisenhower Drive.
Nixon Beach is at the end of Eisenhower Drive.


 Nixon Lane & Eisenhower Drive
Apple River, IL
61001

Nixon Beach:
Map & Directions

Other Info:


Featuring:
Age group competitionChronoTrack timing with RFID results
Age Group Awards
Finisher Medals
Sport Performance t-shirt
Pre-race celebration
Free post race party and awards ceremony
Previous Results:


2013 Results at galena.org: Triathlon / Duathlon / Searchable
2012 Results at galena.org: Triathlon / Duathlon / Searchable
2011 Results at galena.org: Triathlon / Duathlon / Searchable 
2010 Results at galena.org: Triathlon / Duathlon / Searchable
2009 Results at galena.org: Triathlon / Duathlon / Searchable
2008 Results at galena.org: Triathlon / Duathlon / Searchable
2007 Results at galena.org: Triathlon / Duathlon / Searchable
2006 Results at galena.org: Triathlon / Duathlon / Searchable


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