A great recreational island style triathlon where everyone comes to celebrate the end of summer and enjoy the variety of terrain our park offers in this long standing annual triathlon. Prizes are awarded by drawing not placement, snacks and safety are provided along with some great music to warm up.
Swim: Half mile swim in beautiful Cascade Lake. Start area is 50 yards north of fishing dock. Water temp is typically 60 degrees. Wetsuits are permissible and favored by many.
Bike: A 15 mile bike ride along a scenic and very rural county chip sealed road. From the lake you will head south and out towards Doe Bay. You will encounter hills and slopes of varying degrees (up to 10% grade to and from Olga) and a few hairpin corners. We take extra precaution by placing road safety signs, volunteers and advising local traffic of the event. We strongly suggest that cyclists ride single file except to pass due to the narrow shoulders.
Run: A beautiful trail run 3.5 miles around Cascade Lake. Trail is primitive, not gravel, with some short hills and slopes. Hazards include tree roots and uneven footing. Its a trail and sturdy shoes are a plus!
Take a ferry ride from Anacortes, Wa to Orcas Island. You'll need to be in line early for the ferry because its a holiday weekend. Shuttle may be available for walk on see our web page for updates.