2014 Lake Freebird Triathlon

Sprint, Other

Event Date

Sun, Jul 13, 2014

Address

Mountain Grove, MO

About This Activity

The course is set in the beautiful Ozarks.  It begins and ends at a private residence and man-made lake.  The race always proves to be both fun and challenging.  You're welcome to swim in the lake after the race.

Event schedule and times

Packet Pick-up & Late Registration:  At race site 2:00 – 6:00 PM on Saturday and 6:00 – 7:30 AM on Sunday

THE RACE STARTS AT 8:00 AM CST

Triathlon:  660 Meter Swim/14 Mile Bike/5k Run.  Awards: Overall & Masters, Male & Female and Top 2 in 5-year age groups.

Beginners Triathlon:  300 meter Swim/10 Mile Bike/1.3 Mile Run.  Designed for those who would like to try their first Triathlon.  Life jackets will be allowed for the swim.  They will start after the gun goes off behind the competitive triathletes. 
THE NON-COMPETITIVE BEGINNERS WILL NOT BE TIMED.  THEY WILL WEAR DIFFERENT COLORED NUMBERS FOR EASY IDENTIFICATION ON THE COURSE.  THE PURPOSE OF THIS CATEGORY IS TO ALLOW THE BEGINNER TO FOCUS ON COMPLETION AND NOT ON RACING.

Vehicles will not be allowed at the race site before the race. There is off-site parking on Busch Street. There is a path around the lake on which you can walk or ride your bike to and from the race site. DO NOT DRIVE ON THIS PATH.

Directions:  From Springfield: Hwy 60 east to the first Mountain Grove exit, exit to the right, turn right off the exit onto Bus. 60 (Third St.). Turn left on the first street to intersect Bus. 60, this is Busch Street.  Pass the first house on the left and immediately turn left into Parking. Parking will be marked, follow the signs on Busch Street.

From West Plains: Hwy 60 west to the third Mountain Grove exit, exit to the right, turn left off the exit onto Bus. 60 (Third St.). Turn left on the first street to intersect Bus. 60, this is Busch Street.  Pass the first house on the left and immediately turn left into Parking. From Springfield; Hwy 60 east to the first Mountain Grove exit, exit to the right, turn right off the exit onto Bus. 60 (Third St.). Turn left on the first street to intersect Bus. 60, this is Busch Street.  Pass the first house on the left and immediately turn left into Parking.

From St. Louis, I-44 west to Hwy 63 south to Hwy 60 west.  Take 3rd Mtn. Grove exit, exit to the right, and turn left off the exit onto Bus. 60 (Third St.).  Follow directions above. Turn left on the first street to intersect Bus. 60, this is Busch Street.  Pass the first house on the left and immediately turn left into Parking. From Springfield; Hwy 60 east to the first Mountain Grove exit, exit to the right, turn right off the exit onto Bus. 60 (Third St.). Turn left on the first street to intersect Bus. 60, this is Busch Street.  Pass the first house on the left and immediately turn left into Parking. 

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