These events are held along the American River Parkway between Rancho Cordova and Sacramento, California.
Saturday, July 17, 2010
The Great Race – Run, Bike, Paddle.
5.82 mile Run
12.5 mile Bike
6.35 mile Paddle (Kayak or Canoe)
According to their website:
The Great Race Triathlon was established in 1974. It is the World’s Oldest Triathlon and the Country’s Largest Paddling Event. There are many divisions for both teams and ironpersons.
If you have never entered a triathlon, this might be the one for you. Check out their website for all the information you’ll need. You can even view their instructional video on running The Great Race.
5th Annual Kids Duathlon
Kids can compete in their own event while family members are racing in the Great Race.
This event is for kids 17 & younger. The divisions are Iron kids and teams.
2 mile run
5.75 mile bike
Online entries for both of these events will close July 13th.
For more information on this triathlon & dualthlon or to find other paddling races, events, festivals, paddlefests or triathlons all over the U.S., click here to go to our kayak, canoe & paddling races and events page
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