Cumberland YMCA 29th Annual Rocky Gap Sprint Tri and Duathlon

June 5, 2016

The triathlon and duathlon are sprint distances and will start and end at Rocky Gap State Park in Flintstone, MD.....just minutes from Cumberland, MD and 2 hours from Baltimore and DC.  Rocky Gap State Park is a beautiful vacation spot with a casino, golf and resort hotel.  You can learn more by visiting their website here.   

Race Limit:    300 participants (triathlon) and 150 (duathlon)

Start:  The duathlon will be a mass start while the triathlon will be separated into waves and will be an in water start.  

Swim Course: The swim course will be in Lake Habeeb and will be a .25 mile course.  Water temperatures are usually 65-80 degrees in early June.  Waves will be identified by swim cap color.  The swim will be an in water start.

Bike Course:  The bike course leaves the transition area in Rocky Gap and navigates out and back on Pleasant Valley Road.  It is a rolling 8 mile course.  The road will be closed to vehicle traffic with the exception of a few residents who live on the course.   Helmets are required!

Run Course:  The run course is a rolling 5K course which is also an out and back course on Pleasant Valley Road.  It has areas that are paved and gravel.  The Duathlon will run this course for both the first and third legs of the race.

Transition Area:  There is only one transition area for this event located near the beach at Rocky Gap.  Bikes will be racked race morning.  There will be no bike inspection.

Timing:  This event will be professionally chip timed by Racine MultiSports!  Searchable race results will be provided so your followers can track you on their smart phones or web devices. 

Posted on May 23, 2016 and filed under events.