Sprint Course

This is a great course for the new triathlete as well as the super-speedy racer.

Start Time: First Wave - Men - 8:30 a.m.
Second Wave - Women and Teams - 8:35 a.m.

1/2 mi. Swim

Triangular course starting on the south edge of Lake Ming.

 

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Swim

20k Bike

Ride out of transition and make a right hand U-turn to head west on River Road.  Turn left onto the new bike path riding west toward C.A.L.M.  Turn right onto Alfred Harrell Hwy riding west.  Stay to the right and ride through the north side of Hart Park.  Stay right to right and ride out of the park toward the turn around.  Take the Goodmanville off-ramp to make the turn around.  Stay in the left lane coned off for cyclists under the overpass.   Turn left and merge back onto Alfred Harrell Hwy for the 10k back to the transition at Lake Ming.  The bike ends with a steep downhill then a sharp left hand U-turn so slow down to make the turn.

 

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Bike

6k Run

Head west out of transition following the trail along the Kern River.  Continue past the campground and onto the dirt trail.  Turn south onto the bike trail just east of the Kern County Soccer Park and return to the lake along River Rd.  The final stretch includes a downhill before a flat 50 meters to the finish line.

 

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Run