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2nd Annual Point Lookout Sprint Triathlon - Practice

Race Details
 
Events:

2nd Annual Point Lookout Sprint Triathlon - Practice

: Swim 1/2 Mile, Bike 14 Miles, Run 3.1 Miles
Race Date: Saturday, April 28, 2012
Start Time: 9am
Entry Fee: Free to members, $35 individual $55 for family
Location: St. Mary's County in Southern Maryland
Address: 50425 Fresh Pond Neck Road
City/State/Zip: Ridge, Maryland 20680
Country: USA
Phone: 301-481-4035
E-Mail: stockwatch999@yahoo.com
USAT: Not Sanctioned
Registration: www.bigtent.com/groups/paxtri
 
Description: Patuxent River Triathlon Club is hosting it's very informal second 2012 Duathlon/Triathlon practice event on Saturday April 28th at 9am.  All skill levels are welcome.  There is an option to swim or run the first leg, it will depend on weather and water temperatures.  Wetsuits will be strongly recommended.   The Bike leg will be a 14 mile out-and-back passing through Point Lookout State Park.  The run leg will be a 5K scenic run in the neighborhood with panoramic views of the Chesapeake Bay.  The event will be timed for your personal records.  Post event food and drink will be provided. This event is free for Club members.  The cost for non-members is $35 Individual and $55 for Family, which includes membership and entry to all Pax River Tri Club events in 2011.  Registration will be accepted on the day, or to join the club in advance go to www.bigtent.com/groups/paxtri and follow the directions.
 
Pax River Tri Club is a non-profit; USAT sanctioned Triathlon Club based in Southern Maryland. The club provides an educational base for learning about triathlons and training in a fun social atmosphere with like minded individuals.
Course Info:
Half mile swim in sheltered cove, weather  and temperatures permitting.  Wetsuits are strongly recommended.  Kayak support.  Optional; 5K run, see course description below.

14 mile bike ride to Point Lookout Lighthouse and back.  Course leaves Fresh Pond Neck Road neighborhood and heads sounth on route 5 thru Point Lookout State Park to the lighthouse and back to transition.

5K run in Fresh Pond Neck Road neighborhood and includes views of a scenic beach at the edge of the Chesapeake bay.
Directions:

From Washington DC area
Drive South on MD-5 S/US-301 S/Blue Star Memorial Hwy/Crain Hwy Continue to follow MD-5 S/US-301 S/Crain Hwy
Turn left at MD-5 S/Mattawoman Beantown Rd
Turn left at MD-5 South
Continue to follow MD-5 S all the way to Ridge, MD.
Option: take route 235 S to Ridge

Continue on MD-5 for 1.4 miles after Ridge traffic light 
Turn Left at Fresh Pond Neck Road, go .8 miles
Keep Left at Fresh Pond Neck Road, go .8 miles
Keep Left at Fresh Pond Neck Road, go .2 miles
Turn Left at Fresh Pond Neck Road, go 300 ft to transition on right.

From Baltimore area
Drive South on I-97 S (signs for Annapolis/Bay Bridge)
Take exit 7 to merge onto MD-3 S/Crain Hwy toward MD-32 W/Bowle/Odenton
South Crain Hwy becomes Route 301
Exit onto MD-4 South
Continue to follow MD-4 South over bridge to St. Mary's Co.
Turn left at route 235 South (next light after bridge)
Continue to follow 235 south until end.
Turn left onMD-5, continue for 1.4 miles after Ridge traffic light 
Turn Left at Fresh Pond Neck Road, go .8 miles
Keep Left at Fresh Pond Neck Road, go .8 miles
Keep  Left at Fresh Pond Neck Road, go .2 miles
Turn Left at Fresh Pond Neck Road, go 300 ft to transition on right.
Other Info:


This is a very informal event, a great opportunity to work out the kinks as triathlon season approaches.

Post event snacks will be provided.

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