Lake Tahoe Duathlon
Sunday August 28, 2016
7:20AM Start Time
- 2 mile run
- 24 mile bike
- 6.9 mile run
The Duathlon run course #1 features a 2 mile run. Heading out of the transition area the course heads north on the Rod Beaudry Trail. Soon after crossing over General Creek the course heads onto the scenic lake shore Dolder Nature Trail. Run clockwise on the Dolder Nature Trail and then head back on the Rod Beaudry Trial to the finish. You will pass two aid stations while on the run: one as you leave the transition area and the other on the way back at the intersection of the Rod Beaudry and Dolder Nature trails.
The Duathlon bike course takes place on HWY 89. The entire course is paved. The course heads out of the transition area at Sugar Pine Point, turns left or south on HWY 89 for 12 miles to a turnaround. On the way back to the transition area merge right off of HWY 89 to the bike path a few hundred feet south of the entrance to Sugar Pine Point. Ride the path back to transition.
Note the bike course is open to vehicle traffic. They are not “closed” courses.
The Duathlon run course #2 features a 6.9 mile run. Heading out of the transition area the course heads north on the Rod Beaudry Trail. Soon after crossing over General Creek the course heads onto the scenic lake shore Dolder Nature Trail. It then turns right back onto the Rod Beaudry Trail and continues west crossing HWY 89. From there the course continues on a paved pathway on a scenic route through the Sugar Pine Campground. Then the course heads in a counter clockwise direction out onto the General Creek Trail. At the second General Creek crossing the course heads back on the south side of General Creek to the first crossing. It crosses back over the the south side of the creek and soon onto a scenic and fun single track that leads back to the HWY 89 crossing. From here the course take the Rod Beaudry Trail back to the finish. You will pass 6 aid stations while on the run: one as you leave the transition area and the others out on the course.