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Be a part of the 2nd Annual Holmes County Triathlon and experience all the challenges nature has to offer in Amish Country. Begin with a lake swim (1/2 mile) in the gated-community of Lake Buckhorn. Defy the natural glacial elevation on the 13-mile bike ride through the Becks Mill Valley ascending to Sand Run Ridge that will challenge even the seasoned triathlete. Then finish with a 5 K run on the Holmes County Trail through the wooded marshland of the Killbuck Valley.
1/2 mi. swim in Lake Buckhorn, gated community, man-made lake,swim course is out and back. 12.54 mile bike route beginning at SR 83 intersection out of Lake Buckhorn,CR 19,CR 58, SR 83 edge of Millersburg to Wal Mart access for Rails to Trails route(paved), to Rails to Trails Depot. 5K out and back run from Rails to Trails Depot, paved trail.
Event begins and ends in different locations. Triathlon & registration will begin at Lake Buckhorn with the transition area from swimming to biking being located there. Bikes will need to be picked up by participant at theTrail Depot transition area which will be the end of bike route and beginning of 5K out and back run and the end of the triathlon. Transportation from the Trail Depot back to Lake Buckhorn will be provided to participants who need to go back and get their vehicle.
Full refunds will be provided to those who cannot participate due to an unforeseen medical condition. Half refunds will be distributed if the event is cancelled due to inclement weather.
This is the second annual Holmes County Triathlon. Check-in will begin at 6 AM and the first wave of the swim stage will begin at 7:30 AM.There will be no race day registration. Prizes will be awarded by age group.