Ironman 70.3 Timberman
Race Type: Triathlon
Bike Surface: Road
Course: 1.2 mile swim, 56 mile bike, 13.1 mile run
Start: 7:00 AM
Location: Gilford, New Hampshire
Address: Ellacoya State Park
Individual Price: $280USD (Open-1/10/12), $300 USD (7/4/12–Close)
Course Info: The Swim: fresh water lake swim in clear, blue Lake Winnipesaukee. The 70.3 Distance swim will be a GPS-measured 1.2 miles. The water temperature in August ranges from 70 degrees F to 77 degrees F.
The Bike: scenic out and back course with rolling hills. Most of course is newly paved with 6-10 foot shoulder. There are several challenging hills ranging from 3% to 9% grade. Watch out for the Marsh Hill Monstah! Course is not closed to traffic.
The Run: The run is a scenic course along the shores of Lake Winnipesaukee with rolling hills. Look across the big lake, and see the majestic White Mountains fill the background. There will be aid stations approximately every mile, staffed with the best volunteers anywhere!
More: not applicable
Directions: To Gunstock Recreation Area (TimberFEST/registration site):
From points South… take I-93 North to Concord, NH and exit onto I-393 East. Off I-393 take the Route 106 (Loudon/Laconia) exit and turn left onto Route 106 heading north. Go several miles through the towns of Loudon, Canterbury, Gilmanton, and Belmont. After you see the “McGreevy” car dealerships on both sides, exit right onto the Route 11 Bypass (towards Gilford). Take your first Exit, Route 11A, to Gilford. Take a right at the end of the ramp. Stay on Route 11A. Gunstock is about 7 miles up on the right.
From Gunstock to Ellacoya Race Site (For Bike Check-In):
Exiting Gunstock, you may take a right or a left. If LEFT: follow Route 11A to Route 11B. Take a left on Route 11B. AT the 11/11B intersection (Sawyer’s Dairy Bar is on your right), take a right. Ellacoya is 3 miles up on the left. IF RIGHT: follow 11A to Route 11/11A intersection. Take a left on Route 11. Ellacoya is on your right about 5 miles.
To Ellacoya State Park (Race site):
From points South… take I-93 North to Concord, NH and exit onto I-393 East. Off I-393 take the Route 106 (Loudon/Laconia) exit and turn left onto Route 106 heading north. Go several miles through the towns of Loudon, Canterbury, Gilmanton, and Belmont. After you see the “McGreevy” car dealerships on both sides, exit right onto the Route 11 Bypass (towards Gilford). Take the bypass all the way until it curves around and dead-ends at the traffic lights. Go left at the light onto Route 11. Go through two traffic lights. After the 2nd light the road will widen to two lanes and you will see brown signs for Ellacoya State Park/Beach. Turn left into Ellacoya State Park. Race headquarters is located at the lake-side end of the RV park.
Register: Click here
Website: Ironman 70.3 Timberman
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