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Possum Town Triathlon ~ Results

Race Details

Possum Town Triathlon

: Swim 600 Yards, Bike 17 Miles, Run 3.3 Mile
Race Date: Saturday, August 16, 2014
Start Time: 7:00 AM
Location: Columbus Lake at the Lock and Dam
Address: Wilkins Wise Road
City/State/Zip: Columbus, Mississippi 39702
Country: USA
Race Website:

2014 Possum Town Triathlon:

  • The Possum Town Triathlon will be August 16, 2014 at the Columbus Lock and Dam.
  • The transition area and swim will be at the boat ramp area.

  • Course Information:

    600 yard swim, 17 mile bike, and 5k run

  • The 600 yard swim will start in a time trial fashion at the boat ramps, with each athlete entering the water every 3-5 seconds.
  • The swim will go straight out from the boat ramps, turn east, then back to the ramps.
  • There will be safety personnel in the water.
  • After exiting the water, each athlete will enter the transition area, which will serve as the bike and run transition.

  • The 17 mile bike is mostly flat and very fast.
  • Get down into your aero bars and get ready for one of your fastest bike splits ever.
  • There will be volunteers and police on the bike course at all of the turns.
  • Each athlete will bike out and back to the same transition area.

  • The 5 K run will be out and back to the finish line.
  • The run is mostly flat, but will be HOT, so hydrate at the aid station, where there will be water and sports drink.
  • The finish line area will be next to the transition area, where there will be food and refreshments.

  • Possum Town Triathlon Course Map
  • Other Info:
    2014 Results:

    2014 Results at:
    Previous Results:

    2013 Results at: - (8-17-2013)
    2012 Results at: - first annual

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