This event is the Oldest Xterra here on the main land of North America. Running since 1997!
Swim: The Swim has a beach start. The course is a skewed Triangle with the buoys being on your left. This is a small lake you will be within 50 yards of shore most of the time during the swim. The exit is on a beach with roughly a 50 yard run to transition. The Same Swim area will be used for both the Off Road and On Road Triathlons. 800 yard swim for the Xterra and 500Yards swim for Sprint Road Tri. Expected water temp will be in the upper 60s to mid 70s. USAT rules will apply.
Bike: Xterra MT Bike Course, 10 miles - Well marked course, you cant get lost. This Course has had many notable pros ride it in the past. Tomac, Overend, Ricatello, Pigg,... They all love it. 80% single track, 20% double. This thing has it all. Some sections are tight and twisty, others are big chain ring, a couple of knurly little downhills, climbing, rocks roots and trees.... Man this thing is fun!!!!!
Run: Xterra Run 3.5mi - Combination of single track and forest road. Several creek crossings, a few obstacles and undulating terrain.
From I-20 take exit 86 (hwy 33 north) approx 3 miles.
Entrance to Lincoln Parish Park will be on your Left.
Large Sign prior to access road.
Lincoln Parish Park is located 3 miles north of Ruston LA just off Hwy 33.
Ruston is located 40 miles east of Shreveport LA and 30 miles west of Monroe LA. A short drive from DFW metroplex.