The Valley of the Sun Triathlon has added an Olympic distance course as a race option to the existing Sprint course, for the 2019 event on Sunday, June 30th. Competitors - individuals and teams - can choose either the Sprint (750m swim, 12 mile bike and 5k run), Olympic (1.5k swim, 41k bike and 10k run) or a Sprint Duathlon (biking/running)distance. Olympic athletes start at 7:30a.m., in the water. Sprint athletes will begin at 7:50a.m and Duathlon starts at 7:55a.m. Finishers will be greeted with music, light refreshments for athletes and the awards ceremony as soon as possible after the conclusion of each race. Lake Aspen Office Park, 1450 North 16th Avenue, Yakima, is the start/finish staging area.
For more information, go to: https://www.yakimagreenway.org/valley-of-the-sun-sprint-triathlon.