Leg 3: 30K CYCLE
This year's route is unchanged from 2014! Click here for an interactive map.
Leg 3 color is ORANGE
Look for ORANGE road signs and race course monitors in safety vests.
Look for orange edged road signs and orange arrows on road. Follow traffic laws and obey POLICE. Course monitors will help with safety. START at far side of timing area from lake. First kayaks will finish 8:25a.m. On return part of loop, you will be cycling through active traffic. Think SAFETY first, then race time! Get relay anklet & Cycle out Emigrant Lake Road to STOP and RIGHT onto HWY 66. Stay on 66 back to town, veer RIGHT at EAST MAIN St up hill, over highway & into town. Look for monitor helping you to turn RIGHT on bike path & again RIGHT on MOUNTAIN. Down hill, police will stop cars so you can go straight/veer right thru Hersey intersection, up & over Interstate 5 (I5) to a LEFT on EAGLE MILL. Follow it as it turns left, under I5, down hill steeply and STOPS and sharp RIGHT to head west to a RIGHT on BUTLER CREEK to a LEFT on EAST VALLEY VIEW (VV) to a STOP and RIGHT on NORTH VALLEY VIEW.
Head back to town with a RIGHT on WILSON and a RIGHT on MYER CREEK. Stop at T and TURN LEFT to retrace EAST VV to a RIGHT on BUTLER CREEK, back over I5 to a TRAFFIC CONTROLLED INTERSECTION. LOOK FOR THE FLAGGER WHO WILL TELL YOU WHEN AUTO TRAFFIC IS STOPPED AND YOU CAN CROSS over to EAGLE MILL ROAD eastbound WITHOUT STOPPING. Follow: it will veer right and become OAK. Stay uphill, police wave you thru Hersey, cross railroad tracks, then a RIGHT on VAN NESS, LEFT on WATER ST. Police will help you cross MAIN ST to the Plaza, head up into park. Continue uphill on Winburn Way to a STOP and LEFT onto Granite Street. Continue uphill, turns to dirt, passes reservoir, after which an immediate LEFT to chute leading to timing area.
DISMOUNT! And walk bike by the timers! Hand off bracelet to leg 4 Runner.
CYCLISTS start 8:45 - 9:45 am
CYCLISTS finish to hand off to RUNNERS to start by 9:35 - 11:00am.
All racers expected at the PRE-RACE MEETING 7:30am at ScienceWorks.
Safety notes for Leg 3 Cyclists - ****hazardous turns:
1. On Eagle Mill Road after a long downhill, stop and turn RIGHT, staying on Eagle Mill Rd.
2. Leaving Butler Creek Road, STOP before turning LEFT on Eagle Mill Road.
3. Riding up Winburn Way in Lithia Park, STOP before turning LEFT on Granite St.