Perry's Victory Triathlon is a great opportunity to get the family all together one last time before the kids go back to school! It will be held on Sunday, August 24, 2014 at the majestic island of Put-in-Bay (South Bass Island). The route has been designed to take you on a scenic tour of the historic island of Put-in-Bay with the hub of the race being held on the lawn of the Peace Garden at Perry's Victory & International Peace Memorial. This is a great event for first time du/triathletes as well as seasoned veterans. The event will offer a Sprint Triathlon, Sprint Duathlon, Kids FUN Run and for the first time a 5k Run. This event is organized by an All Sport FUNdamentals Certified USA Triathlon Race Director.
Perry's Victory Triathlon
Sprint Triathlon: 500 Meter Swim (.31 miles), Bike 19.8 Kilometers (12.3 miles), Run 5 Kilometers (3.1 miles)
Perry's Victory Duathlon
Sprint Duathlon: Run 3.2 Kilometers (2 miles), Bike 19.8 Kilometers (12.3 miles), Run 5 Kilometers (3.1 miles)
Perry's Victory 5k
5k: Run/Walk 5 Kilometers (3.1 miles)
Perry's Victory Kids FUN Run
Kids FUN Run: 1.6 kilometers (1 mile)
Driving Directions to Put-in-Bay
There are numerous routes that you could drive to get to Put-in-Bay. Here is a list of some of the most common roads traveled:
Leaving from Cleveland, Ohio:
Approximate Miles: 75
Approximate Time: 1-1.5 hours
Take the Ohio Turnpike West or get on I-90 to Ohio Route 2 West. Take Exit 110 Sandusky Ohio Route 4. Turn left (North) on Route 4 to Ohio Route 2 West (Toledo). Take the Catawba Island Route 53 North Exit and continue on Route 53 North to the ferry dock.
Leaving from Toledo, Ohio:
Approximate Miles: 45
Approximate Time: 1 hour
Take either Ohio Route 2 or the Ohio Turnpike East. Exit 91 Fremont to Fremont Road North towards Port Clinton.
Leaving from Columbus, Ohio:
Approximate Miles: 125
Approximate Time: 2.25 hours
Take Ohio Route 23 North (High Street) to Route 98 North (Waldo Exit). In Bucyrus, Ohio merge onto Route 4 North. Route 4 will take you to Ohio Route 2 and you will turn left towards Toledo. Take the Catawba Island Route 53 North Exit and continue on Route 53 North to the ferry dock.
Leaving from Dayton & Cincinnati, Ohio:
Approximate Miles: 210
Approximate Time: 3.75-4.25 hours
Take I-75 North to Ohio Route 6 East. In Fremont youll take 6 to Route 53 North (Fremont Road). When you get to Route 2 take Route 2 East to Catawba Island Exit 53 North for ferry dock.
Leaving from Detroit, Michigan:
Approximate Miles: 93.5
Approximate Time: 1.75 hrs
Take I-75 South to Toledo. Take I-280 East to Ohio Route 2 East (Oregon). Take the Catawba Island Route 53 North Exit and continue on Route 53 North to the ferry dock.
Leaving from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania:
Approximate Miles: 196
Approximate Time: 3.25 hours
Take Pennsylvania Turnpike I-76 West to Ohio. I-76 becomes Ohio I-80 (Ohio Turnpike). Take Ohio Turnpike to Sandusky Exit 110 Route 4 and take the Catawba Island Route 53 North Exit and continue on Route 53 North to the ferry dock.
?Leaving from Chicago, Illinois:
Approximate Miles: 277
Approximate Time: 4.5 hours
Indiana Turnpike I-90 East to I-80/I-90 to Ohio Turnpike East. Exit 91 Fremont to Fremont Road North to Port Clinton.
Leaving from Indianapolis, Indiana:
Approximate Miles: 276
Approximate Time: 4.5 hours
Head north on Indiana State Route 37 to I-69 (still on SR 37) North. Take Exit 148 Angola/Lagrange and turn right on the ramp for US 20. Turn east onto US 20 and follow it for about 15 miles to Ohio State Route 49. Turn right (south) onto Route 49 to the Ohio Turnpike I-80/I-90 ramp. Follow the turnpike East to Fremont Exit 91. Follow above directions to the ferry dock.