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Cedar Lake Triathlon Series #1

When:
Thursday, May 29, 2014 5:00 PM

Where:
Cedar Lake
Chester, CT

Contact:
Jonathan Ingalls or Garrett Ingalls
tri.ingalls@gmail.com
860-388-7047 or 860-388-7220

Event Website:
https://www.facebook.com/cedarlaketriseries

Details:
The Cedar Lake Tri Series will be a training series of 7 Sprint Triathlons, every other Thursday evening at 6pm starting on May 29th and running through August 21nd. This series will be great for newbies to complete their first triathlon to Ironman finishers using this race as another training day.

About

Cedar Lake Tri Series will be hosting a fun-filled homespun tri training series for newbies to elites.Search Cedar Lake Tri OR register day of the race beginning an hour before the event starts.
Mission
The mission of the Cedar Lake Tri Series is to develop a community of multi-sport athletes from recreational to elite status who share the common purpose to:
-Promote a healthy lifestyle;
-Achieve their personal athletic goals;
-Develop a stronger community.
Company Overview
The Cedar Lake Tri Series will be a training series of 7 Sprint Triathlons, every other Thursday evening at 6pm starting on May 29th and running through August 21nd. This series will be great for newbies to complete their first triathlon to Ironman finishers using this race as another training day. 
The race dates are as follows (YOU CAN PICK AND CHOOSE ANY RACE(S) TO PARTICIPATE IN):
May 29th Cedar Lake Sprint Tri #1

June 12th Cedar Lake Sprint Tri #2

June 26th Cedar Lake Sprint Tri #3

July 10th Cedar Lake Sprint Tri #4

July 24th Cedar Lake Sprint Tri #5

August 7th Cedar Lake Sprint Tri #6

August 21nd Cedar Lake Sprint Tri #7
Description
Swim: The swim will be great for athletes who enjoy a short, out and back open water lake swim. You will keep the buoy to your left. Yes, we said short swim. Roughly 500 yards.

T1 & T2: Transitions will be within the fenced in perimeters of the lake. Athletes will be able to fit 10 bikes per bike rack. Have respect for other athletes when it comes to laying out your transition mats.

Bike Course: SAME BIKE COURSE AS 2011 & 2013http://www.mapmyride.com/routes/view/36958088
-Head northeast on CT-148 E/W Main St
-Head east on CT-148 E/W Main St toward Baker Rd
-Head east on CT-148 E/W Main St toward Baker Rd 
-Turn right to stay on CT-148 E/W Main St 
-Slight right onto Spring St 
-Head east on Spring St toward Bochim Rd/Bokum Rd 
-Slight right onto Bochim Rd/Bokum Rd 
-Head southeast on Bochim Rd/Bokum Rd toward W Bridge St 
-Head east on Bochim Rd/Bokum Rd toward W Bridge St 
-Turn right onto W Bridge St 
-Head west on W Bridge St 
-Head southwest on W Bridge St toward Fox Run Rd 
-Head southwest on W Bridge St toward W Elm St 
-Turn right onto W Elm St 
-Head southwest on W Elm St toward Plains Rd 
-Head south on CT-80 W/W Elm St toward Plains Rd 
-Head south on CT-80 W/W Elm St toward Warsaw St 
-Turn right onto CT-80 W/Winthrop Rd 
-Head southwest on CT-80 W/Winthrop Rd 
-Head west on CT-80 W/Winthrop Rd toward Transfer Station Rd 
-Head west on CT-80 W/Winthrop Rd toward Transfer Station Rd 
-Head southwest on CT-80 W/Winthrop Rd toward Cedar Swamp Rd 
-Head northeast on CT-80 E/Winthrop Rd toward Cedar Lake Rd Exd 
-Turn left onto CT-145 N/Cedar Lake Rd 
-Head north on CT-145 N/Cedar Lake Rd 
-Head north on CT-145 N/Cedar Lake Rd 
-Head northwest on CT-145 N/Cedar Lake Rd 
-Head northwest on CT-145 N/Cedar Lake Rd 
-Head northwest on CT-145 N/Cedar Lake Rd toward Swamp Ledge Rd
-Continue to follow CT-145 N

-Head north on CT-145 N/Winthrop Rd toward Chester Airport 
-Head northeast on CT-145 N/Winthrop Rd toward Pine Knoll Dr 
-Head north on CT-145 N/Winthrop Rd toward CT-148 W/W Main St 
-Turn right onto CT-148 E/W Main St 



Run Course: 
http://www.mapmyride.com/routes/view/30692482

The 3.1 mile run along side the lake will approach Cockaponset State Forest before you have to turnaround at the water station. The run is fast, flat and smooth. Runners will stay on the side of the road closest to the lake for the out AND back. Allowing bikers to stay on the opposite side of the runners.


**Bikers and Runners: SLOW DOWN as you approach Route 148 on your way back into transition.

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