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Satsop Triathlon

Race Details

Satsop International Triathlon

: Swim 1500 meters, Bike 25 miles, Run 6.2 miles

Satsop Sprint Triathlon

: Swim 500 meters, Bike 12 miles, Run 3.1 miles
Race Date: Sunday, August 3, 2008
Start Time: 9:00 AM
Entry Fee: See website for this information
Location: Vance Creek Park
City/State/Zip: Elma, Washington 98541
Country: USA
Race Website:
Long course (international) or Short course (sprint) are available in this event.
Course Information:
Take your choice of the Sprint (short) or Olympic (long) distance in Satsop.
  • The Sprint takes you out on a 500M out and back swim in a man made lake that often holds temperatures in the high 60s, then onto a loop along the Satsop River, turning up to the defunct Satsop Nuclear Towers followed by a 3.1 mile run along the Satsop River once again.
  • With the Olympic distance, finish three loops of the swim, then transition to your bike for a 25 mile loop beyond the Towers. The ride has one hill about ¾ mile long and about 5% grade, the rest of the ride is flat and fast, on good roads. Youll finish with a 6.2 mile run along the river.
  • Directions:
  • From I-5 south bound take the Ocean Beaches and head toward Aberdeen HY 101. After about 5 miles 101 turns into HY 8. Take the 2nd exit in Elma turn left and follow the signs to Vance Creek County Park.
  • From I -5 north bound take the HY 12 exit and follow to Elma and take the 2nd exit, turn left and follow the signs to Vance Creek County Park.
  • Other Info:
    USAT rules enforced. This includes wearing a HELMET at ALL times when on your bike.
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