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Galena Triathlon & Duathlon - Results

Race Details
 
Events:

Sprint Triathlon

: Swim 660-yards, Bike 16.8 miles, Run 4.3 miles

Sprint Duathlon

: Run 2 miles, Bike 16.8 miles, Run 4.3 miles
Race Date: Saturday, May 17, 2008
Start Time: 9:00 AM
Location: Nixon Beach
Address: S. Apple Canyon Rd. and Eisenhower Dr.
City/State/Zip: Apple Canyon Lake, Illinois 61001
Country: USA
Race Website:
Course Information:
  • For triathletes, the event begins with a swim in the clear, cool waters of Apple Canyon Lake with a beach start and finish. The swim-to-bike transition is adjacent to the beach.
  • Duathletes begin with a 2-mile run.
  • The second leg of the race is a breathtakingly beautiful 16.8-mile bike on the hilly and winding country roads of Jo Daviess County. The second transition area is located in Recreation Park on the outskirts of Galena.
  • The final leg is a 4.3-mile run, which winds up and down the picturesque lanes and roadways. The finish line is located in Recreation Park, the site of the post race party.
  • Directions:
    To Nixon Beach, Apple Canyon Lake from Galena:
  • From the intersection of N. Main St. and Meeker St. in Galena turn right onto Stagecoach Trail. Drive east for approximately 12 miles. Turn right onto Pea Ridge Road. Pea Ridge Road will turn into W. Apple Canyon Road. Turn left onto S. Apple Canyon Road. Turn left onto Eisenhower Drive. Nixon Beach is at the end of Eisenhower Drive.
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    To Nixon Beach, Apple Canyon Lake from Chicago:[/B]
  • Take I-90/94 west to Rockford. Take US Rte. 20 west from Rockford to the village of Woodbine. In Woodbine, turn right onto Scout Camp Road. Turn left onto East Lake Road No. 3. Turn left onto S. Apple Canyon Road. Turn right onto Eisenhower Drive. Nixon Beach is at the end of Eisenhower Drive.

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    To Galena from Nixon Beach, Apple Canyon Lake:
  • From Eisenhower Drive, turn right onto S. Apple Canyon Road. Turn right onto W. Apple Canyon Road. At the Y in the road stay to the left, which will be Pea Ridge Road. Stay on Pea Ridge Road until it intersects with Stagecoach Trail. Turn left onto Stagecoach Trail. Travel approximately 12 miles and Stagecoach Trail will pass Recreation Park (site of finish line).

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    To Recreation Park (To drop gear only):
  • Drive north on Main Street in Galena and turn right onto Meeker. Take the left curve in the road after the bridge. Drive 1/2 mile and Recreation Park is on the right.
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    Event Day Routes
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    To Galena from Nixon Beach, Apple Canyon Lake (Route to be used during the event):
  • From Eisenhower Drive turn left onto S. Apple Canyon Road. S. Apple Canyon Road will turn into E. Apple Canyon Road. Turn right onto E. Lake Road No. 3. Turn right onto Scout Camp Road. At the village of Woodbine, turn right onto US Rte. 20 and travel West through Elizabeth and then to Galena. Park in the remote parking lot and take a free shuttle to Recreation Park.
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    Stagecoach Trail Detour (Route to be used during the event from 8:45 a.m.-10:45 a.m.):
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  • All through traffic on Stagecoach Trail (between N. Main Street in Galena and the Elizabeth-Scales Mound Road intersection) will detour on Broadway Ave., Dewey Ave., Council Hill Rd., Jewell Ln., W. Culvert Rd., and Elizabeth-Scales Mound Road.
  • 2008 Results:
    www.galena.org/g5-bin/client.cgi?G5button=99&categoryID=27
    Previous Results:
    www.galena.org/client/G5button/99
    Map:
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