Bike: nice asphalt roads, plenty of police monitored intersections (3) all right turns a few rolling hills; basically a very fast bike course
Run: all enclosed within the park w/two loops - includes 2 easy inclines a PR 5k course
THE COURSES- SWIM BIKE RUN USAT Sanctioned courses 500 yard OPEN WATER SWIM Anticipated water temperature will be in the upper 70's, borderline wetsuit legal. WADING START ON BEACH. TRIANGLE COURSE, COUNTER-CLOCKWISE (BOUYS ON YOUR LEFT) AND EXITS ON EAST SIDE OF BEACH, TO A SAND, GRASS, CONCRETE RUN TO TRANSITION AREA
BIKE 13.8 mile that heads out of the park, north on Arena, east on 44th/Redskin, south on McCloud, west on 74th, north on Harrah, east on 44th/Redskin to Arena, then south back to park. It has some hills, but not real steep. Map has elevation
RUN Sprint course is 5K (3.1 mile) run, is held within the Wes Watkins grounds on asphalt road. 2 time out and back course. Gentle up and downs. Map has elevation START DATE AND TIME: SUNDAY, June 8, BOTH RACES START AT 7:30am
A brief racers meeting session will be held @ 7:15am to go over COURSE RULES AND ANY CHANGES. You are required to know USAT Rules while on the course.I Don't Know the Rules . VERY IMPORTANT All participants and racers must be in the park by 7:00am. NO CARS IN AFTER 7:00 AM.. NO CARS OUT UNTIL ALL BIKES HAVE SAFELY ENTERED PARK !!
DIRECTIONS TO EVENT: Wes Watkins Reservoir is east of Oklahoma City. Take I40, exit 172 (Harrah Rd and head north to 44th St/Redskin, go east to Arena, then south on Arena to park entrance. If coming from Shawnee, go west on I40 to Exit 176/McLoud Rd; then north to 44th/Redskin; west on Redskin to Arena, then south on Arena to park entrance. Google: 4500 S. Arena Rd., McLoud, OK 74851 Wes Watkins Reservoir: Click here for Google Maps Park Entrance to Race