Location: Lake Alvin Recreation Area 8 miles SE of Sioux Falls 2 miles east of Harrisburg.
ANY ON-SITE REGISTRATION SHOULD BE AT THE RACE SITE BY 7:00 A.M.
600 yard swim is out and back in Lake Alvin, 16 mile bike is 8 miles out (south) and 8 miles back on rolling hills black top road, 3.2 mile run is out and back (north) on mostly flat with one gradual hill on black top road.
TEAMS-can be 2 or 3 person, and can be all male, all female or co-ed, All teams compete against each other regardless of composition. The timing chip must be transferred from one person to another during transitions.
Swim is out in back in Lake Alvin with rope and buoys in place to separate out and back; inner tubes also in place for safety, along with rescue boats.
Lake is in a bowl and is well protected from wind.
Bike route is out and back with some small hills; well-marked route.
Run is out and back with one long gradual hill going out but return is downhill.
Transition area is in the parking lot on the north shore of Lake Alvin.
DIRECTIONS TO LAKE ALVIN -4 miles east of Harrisburg on Lincoln county road 110 or 7 miles south of Sioux Falls on highway 11 until you see the sign for Lake Alvin 2 miles east.
PARKING-A SOUTH DAKOTA STATE PARK -pass will get you into the parking lot free or a $4 per person or $6 per car daily entrance fee is necessary to park in the parking lot.