Greenfield Lightlife Triathlon
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Sunday, August 7, 2016 - Greenfield, Massachusetts
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Greenfield Triathlon

 
Sponsored by:
Lightlife
Presented by:
Greenfield Recreation Department


Course Description and Maps

We will be returning to our traditional course routes in 2015 as repairs to the Eunice Williams Covered Bridge have been completed. The bridge was washed out during flooding from Tropical Storm Irene on August 28, 2011.

Complete Greenfield Tri Map: Please see the descriptions below for more detailed maps for the individual events.

International Individual & International Team Event:
Swim (.63 miles):The race start will be on the beach in front of the foot bridge. Racers will be called to enter the river in age wave groups. Swim waves will be sent off at 2 minute intervals on a buoy-marked course. We highly recommend wetsuits. When the athletes have completed the swim they will exit the water, run up the chute and to the transition area. Click here for a mapmyrun map >

Bike (30.28 miles): The athletes will exit the transition area and mount their bikes in a designated "mount" zone. The athletes will ride their bikes left onto Nash’s Mill Road and at the intersection, take a left onto Leyden Road. Athletes will continue down Leyden Road, taking a left onto Eunice Williams Drive, followed by another left onto Green River Road. Follow Green River Road and continue right on Green River Road at the intersection of Plain Road. Veer left onto Colrain Road. Turn left onto Nash’s Mill Road toward transition area. Repeat this loop for a total of 4 loops. On the last loop, dismount bike before turning left into transition area.
Click here for a printable map > Click here for a mapmyrun map >

Run (7.19 miles):The athletes will exit transition area and turn left onto Nash’s Mill Road and at the intersection, take a left onto Leyden Road. Athletes will continue down Leyden Road, taking a left onto Eunice Williams Drive, followed by another left onto Green River Road. Follow Green River Road back and bear left onto Plain Road, at the intersection of Green River Road and Plain Road. Turn left onto Nash’s Mill Road toward transition area, and then turn left into the first chute to Finish Line.
Click here for a printable map > Click here for a mapmyrun map >


Sprint Individual & Sprint Team Event:
Swim (.31 miles): The race start will be opposite the swim exit chute on the far side of river. Racers will be called to enter the river in age wave groups. Swim waves will be sent off at 3 minute intervals on a buoy-marked course. We highly recommend wetsuits. When the athletes have completed the swim they will exit the water, run up the chute and to the transition area. Click here for a mapmyrun map >

Bike (15.14 miles): The athletes will exit the transition area and mount their bikes in a designated "mount" zone. The athletes will ride their bikes left onto Nash’s Mill Road and at the intersection, take a left onto Leyden Road. Athletes will continue down Leyden Road, taking a left onto Eunice Williams Drive, followed by another left onto Green River Road. Follow Green River Road and continue right on Green River Road at the intersection of Plain Road. Veer left onto Colrain Road. Turn left onto Nash’s Mill Road toward transition area. Repeat this loop for a total of 2 loops. On the last loop, dismount bike before turning left into transition area.
Click here for a printable map > Click here for a mapmyrun map >

Run (3.09 miles): Once back at the transition area, the athletes will re-rack their bikes and head back out on their run. Athletes will head back out taking a right onto Nash’s Mill Road, bear right onto Colrain Road that changes into Plain Road, continue on Plain Road and turn left onto Meadow Lane. At the end of Meadow Lane turn left onto Colrain Road. Turn left onto Nash’s Mill Road toward transition area, and then turn left into the first chute to Finish Line.
Click here for a printable map > Click here for a mapmyrun map >
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