Leg 1: 13K Cycle
Leg 1: 13K Cycle directs the racers from the start line to the first transition area, Picnic B at Emigrant Lake. Click here for an interactive map.
LEG 1 color is ORANGE.
START TIME 8:00am - in response to racer safety/fairness issues, no AEROBARS can be used on the first leg.
Follow orange-edged signs, traffic laws, safety considerations & police or race volunteers.
Race pack follows Ashland Police out of ScienceWorks a Left on East Main Street a Left on Mountain Ave and Left on Siskiyou Blvd past SOU and Walker Street to LEFT at Crowson Road. Caution over RR tracks and for RIGHT on HWY 66. Watch for RIGHT AHEAD signs and turn RT on REITEN DRIVE, follow to T and turn LEFT at NEIL CREEK ROAD. Watch for flaggers to turn right on Hwy 66. LATE CYCLISTS might miss flagging window: you will be asked to stop at corner. After turning onto Hwy 66, merge left for LEFT onto EMIGRANT LAKE ROAD.
Ride past Toll booth, waterslide, playground, to Picnic area B where you will see the ORANGE arrows on ground and sign telling you to turn down to timing station before the Boat Ramp, next to Picnic Area B. Follow arrows to the chutes leading to timing mat. DISMOUNT!!! And walk bike across right side of the timing mat.
All bikes start at 8:00 a.m.
Bikes finish to hand off to Leg 2 Kayakers 8:20-9:00 a.m.
All racers expected at the PRE-RACE MEETING at 7:30 a.m. at ScienceWorks.