Possum Town Triathlon

Sat August 17, 2019 Columbus, MS US 39705 Directions
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Place
2463 Lock and Dam Road
Columbus, MS US 39705
Description

Swim:

  • Starts at 7 am
  • The transition area and swim will be at the boat ramp area off Wilkins-Wise Road
  • 600 yard swim will start in a time trial fashion with each athlete entering the water every 3-5 seconds
  • Athletes will start in the order of registration, with the exception of the top 10-15
  • Swim will start and exit at boat ramps
  • There will be safety personnel in the water
  • After exiting the water, each athlete will run a short distance to the transition area, serving as the bike and run transition

 

Bike:

  • The 17 mile bike is mostly flat and fast
  • Volunteers and police are on the bike course at each turn
  • There are orange arrows on the roads at each turn
  • Each athlete will bike out and back to the same transition area
  • There are some small speed bumps in the park area at the end of Wilkins Wise Rd, so be careful!!
  • Although we strive to make the course as safe and controlled as possible, the roads are still open to traffic, so be aware and careful

 

Run:

  • The 3.3 mile run will be out and back to the finish line
  • Run is mostly flat, but will be HOT, so hydrate at the aid stations, where there will be water and sports drink
  • Although we strive to make the course as safe and controlled as possible, the roads are still open to traffic, so be aware and careful!!

 

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