The course covers about 38 miles from Capitol State Forest to Port Plaza on Budd Inlet in downtown Olympia. The winners in last year’s race covered the entire distance in a little more than three hours.
The deadline to register is today. Online registration is available at www.olympiatraverse.com. Cost is $85 for singles, $135 for tandems and $195 for teams.
A breakdown of the course:
Mountain bike: 7.4 miles in Capitol State Forest out of Mima Falls Trailhead.
Road bike ride: 22 miles from Capitol Forest, through The Evergreen State College campus to West Bay Park in downtown Olympia.
Paddle: 3.5 miles from West Bay Park around Budd Inlet to Swantown Marina.
Run: 4.5 miles from Swantown to Priest Point Park and back.
Trek: 0.5 miles from the Hands On Children’s Museum with the rest of your team to Port Plaza.