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Vermilion Harbor Triathlon this weekend

Team Back Roads and Beaches runner, Joanna Johnson completed last year’s 10k run with a blazing time of 39.01. Team BRaB took first place in the Olympic Tri Team Relay

 This is the weekend for the Fourth Annual Vermilion Harbour Triathlon, taking place Saturday, August 13th and Sunday, August 14th. The Tri/Du is part of HFP Racing’s Wheelie Fun series. For those familiar with the annual triathlon, please note that the bike course is slightly altered a bit this year due to construction on West River Rd. in Vermilion. For those of you who haven’t

The main triathlon/duathlon will again take place on Sunday. Registration and packet pickup will take place Saturday in Linwood Park from 12 noon – 5pm. There will be no race-day registration.

Planning to stay the weekend? Make it a multi-sport weekend. Rent a kayak and paddle the Vermilion–Lorain Water Trail, mountain bike the Thorn Trail at Findley State Park or bike the Back Roads and Beaches Bike Route through Vermilion, Oberlin, Wellington and Lorain. There are so many events going on this weekend at local wineries, sunset cruises, lighthouse tours, and live music/outdoor concerts—you will certainly not be at a loss for something to do! Check out local lodging for some great rates.

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posted by lorain at 10:10 am

Thorn Mountain Bike Trail, Findley State Park-Conditions and events

Thorn Mountain Bike Trail, Findley State Park-Conditions and events

The Thorn Trail at Findley State Park is in great shape. The weather is hot and dry—always good for the wooded Thorn. Starting this Tuesday, July 19, Thorn Mountain Bike Time Trials. Head to the beach parking lot and start anytime between 5:30–7pm. Seven event series. Cost is a donation of $6 which goes to […]

posted by lorain at 7:07 am

2011 Lorain Lakeview Sprint Triathlon/Duathlon Recap

2011 Lorain Lakeview Sprint Triathlon/Duathlon Recap

Check out the Back Roads and Beaches Facebook Page for a full catalog of Tri/Du photos from Sunday’s race. Sunday was the perfect morning for a triathlon/duathlon on Lake Erie. Although it was hot, it was in the 70s and the Lake was calm for the 25th annual Lakeview Tri/Du Sprint. Well over 200 people […]

posted by lorain at 10:10 am
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