THUNDER SPRINT TRIATHLON & 5k Run/ Walk
April 15th 2012
To view Photos of last years event click on Photo Albums
Completion, and friendly competition, is the focus of the Thunder Sprint Triathlon & 5K Run/Walk.
Each participant is encouraged to attain his or her own personal goal. This short course triathlon accommodates the novice participant and still gives the experienced participant a challenge.
Swim – 300 yards, Bike – 6 miles, Run - 2 miles
Kids - Swim 100 yards, Bike – I.5 mile, Run -1 mile
The pool swim takes place at the Thunder Aquatic Center. Each participant swims 12 widths, circle swim, in the Thunder Aquatic Pool.
Cyclists leave Thunder Aquatic Center pool parking lot and turn right on Avenue Two, right onto Gurr road, left onto Avenue One right onto Trinidad Avenue with a turn around at Ashby road and back to Buhach High School to complete the 6-mile course.
Participants must obey all traffic laws. Portions of the bike course will be open to auto traffic. HELMETS ARE REQUIRED. All helmets must be designed for cycling, must be ANSI, SNELL, or CPSC certified and must be manufactured no earlier than 2004 with no visible damage. Bicycles must be in good working order, and it is recommended that they be tuned up prior to Triathlon weekend.
The run will travel along from Buhach Colony High School transition area to right onto Avenue Two right on El Rodebaugh right on Oak Grove Way left on Oak Grove Lane right on Sagewood Drive left on Grandview right on Avenue One right on Buhach Road and right on Avenue Two and right into the Buhach Colony parking lot to the Finish line. The course is flat.
The 5k run will start simaltaniusly with the swim portion of the triathlon. All Runner and Walker must stay to the right of the road.
The 5K Run will start on Avenue Two, right on Gurr, right on Avenue One, right on Buhach right, on Avenue one and finish in the Buhach High School parking lot.