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Mike Spence Summit Triathlon /Duathlon
Sun, Jun 19, 2016
About This Activity
The triathlon around Foys Lake is one of our most challenging, competitive events for beginners or the seasoned competitor. This event includes a ½ mile swim, 12.7 mile bike ride and a 3.1 mile run. The Duathlon consists of a 3.1 mile run, 12.7 mile bike and 3.1 mile run. Computer chip timing will be offered allowing for accurate times, accurate split times and results after you finish the race. Awards for the top three division winners will be presented after the last participant crosses the finish line. Food will be provided. Awards will be presented to the top finishers after the last participant crosses the finish line. Triathlon/Duathlon registration deadline is June 16 2016 at 12pm. No refunds.
Team description: 2 or 3 people make up a team and one person does each of the legs of the race. For example with 2 people one person is going to do two legs of the race and the other will do one part. If there are 3 people one person will swim, one will bike, and one will run). Teams are a great way to take part in a triathlon despite not excelling at one of the 3 legs of the race.
Packet pick-up will be available on the following days:
Saturday, June 18 2016, at The Summit Medical Fitness Center (205 Sunnyview Lane, 751-4100) from 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm. Race Day: Sunday, June 19 from 6:30 am - 8:00 am at Foys Lake.
Triathlon Course: The swim takes place in Foys Lake. The bike route leaves Foys Lake and goes down Foys Lake Road to Airport Road with a turnaround at Cemetery Road. The route continues back on same route and ends at Foys Lake. The run route leaves Foys Lake and takes a Right on Rainbow Trail. Than takes a Right on South Foys Lake Road. You will stay on this road until address 661 and than will turnaround and head back down South Foys Lake Road until you meet Foys Lake Road and will than take a Right. You will take this road until you get to high country trails and take a Right. You will stay on this road until Gate 8. You will than turn around and turn left on to Foys Lake Road and head straight back to the transition area to finish.
Duathlon Course: The bike and run routes are the same as the triathlon bike and run routes (run route will be done twice both before the bike and after the bike).
Pre-Race Meeting: The Pre-Race meeting will be held at 8:00 am sharp on the beach near the dock. All your questions will be answered at this time.
Directions For directions to the Summit Medical Fitness Center (Packet Pick-up Location) please use map quest and this address:
The Summit Medical Fitness Center 205 Sunnyview Lane Kalispell, MT 59901
Directions to Foys Lake and Herron Park (Location of Triathlon/Duathlon):
Herron Park is located just south of Kalispell on Foys Canyon Drive. From the South: Go west off of Hwy. 93 onto Rocky Cliff Drive. Go left when the road 'T's into Airport Road. Follow Airport Road which will turn into Foys Canyon Road for approx 3 miles. Herron Park is on your left before you hit Foys Lake. From the Junction of Hwy 93 and Hwy 2: Go west on Hwy 2 to the intersection of Meridian Rd. (at the Fairgrounds) Go left onto Meridian Rd. and follow past Foy's Lake. Herron Park will be on the right about 1 mile past Foy's Lake.
Lodging:Preferred Lodging at the Hampton Inn or Hilton Garden Inn.
All race participants will receive a discounted rate if they mention that they are in the race and show proof upon arrival at the hotel.
Hampton Inn 1140 U.S. 2 W Kalispell, MT 59901 (800) 426-7866
Hilton Garden Inn 1840 Highway 93 South Kalispell, MT 59901 (406) 756-4500