Located within the Monongahela National Forest, this is one of America's most beautiful triathlons.
The race begins at Summit Lake (located east of Richwood, WV off of Rt. 39/55) with a .5 mi. swim, followed by a 17.1 mi. cycle leg on the National Scenic By-way Rt. 39/55 and over challenging 9% grade Kennison Mountain.
The race concludes with a 6.2 mi. run at the Cranberry Mt. Nature Center.
Swim 0.5 miles in Summitt Laek (cool water temp.)
Bike 17.1 miles from Summitt Lake to Cranberry Mountain Nature Center on State Route 39/55 (hard surface with hills)
Run 6.2mi from Nature Center to locked gate below Cranberry Glades and back (rolling terrain, varying surfaces
Summit Lake, Monongahela National Forest - approximately 8 miles East of Richwood, WV on Route 39/55.