Vermont Sun Triathlon
June 18, July 16, and August 13, 2023
600 Yard Swim
The 600 Yard swim is a single loop course in crystal clear Lake Dunmore. The course is extremely well marked and easy to follow. Swimmers are never more than 70 yards away from shore The Lake is almost always calm and water temperatures generally average between 75 and 83 degrees. Swimmers are guarded by Kayakers in water that averages about 8 feet deep with the deepest point being 15 feet.
Water temperature ranges from a pleasant 74-82 degrees
14 Mile Bike
A one loop rolling course around Lake Dunmore and Fern Lake. There is one decent 190-foot climb over 3/4 of a mile that tops out at 7%. Total gain is 695 feet. The roads are in excellent condition and are as scenic as any you will find. Traffic is extremely light on all the roads except Rt 7 where there is a wide shoulder. Officers and Marshals will be on the extremely well marked, safe course which consists of only right-hand turns, never crossing traffic.
3.1 Mile Run
The 5K run is a simple out and back on paved, lightly traveled, Rt. 53. Runners proceed out of the park and turn south on Rt 53. At .25 miles is a short uphill. After that, the course is basically flat until descending the same small hill to the finish. The Total elevation gain and loss is 115 feet. There are Heed and water at the turnaround. The course is very scenic and shady as it winds through the tall trees of the beautiful green mountain forest.
" Just a note of thanks for running some of the best, most organized events that I have participated in. Keep up the fine work! "
- Doug Dier, Brandon, VT