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September 19, 2013
GCCC Hosting Sixth Triathlon and 2nd Annual Kids’ Triathlon

GCCC will be Closed Saturday, September 21 and

Closed Sunday, September 22 from 9:00 a.m. to Noon

Some City Streets will be Closed for the Event

The Genoveva Chavez Community Center (GCCC) will be staging the sixth annual City of Santa Fe Triathlon, on Saturday, September 21 and the 2nd Annual Kid’s Triathlon on Sunday, September 22.

On Saturday the City of Santa Fe Adult Triathlon will consist of a 5K run, 12-mile bike ride, and 400-meter swim. The event will start with the run portion at 7:30 a.m.; the run course uses Rodeo Road and the Arroyo Chamiso Trail. After the run competitors will jump on their bikes and tackle the bike portion, which runs down Rodeo Road to Richards Avenue, Rancho Viejo Blvd. and beyond. All bikers will be off the course by 10:00 a.m. At this point the racers will move into the GCCC to swim.

Please note the following details; the race may cause some traffic delays as the competitors pass through neighborhoods, but any delays will be short-lived as the event will proceed very quickly. To ensure participant safety the following road closures and detours will be set up at 4:30 a.m. on race day. Vehicles please give cyclists the right of way.

All of west bound Rodeo Road will be closed from Avenida de Las Campanas to Richards Avenue. At Richards one west bound lane will remain closed past Sam’s Club to the Arroyo Chamiso Trail.

Only eastbound traffic will be allowed from both Paseo de los Pueblos intersections with Rodeo Road.

Richards Avenue north of Rodeo Road will be closed. All traffic exiting Camino del Prado and Camino del Cielo will need to exit on Rodeo Road.

Avenida de las Estrellas traffic will need to exit from Camino del Bosque to Avenida de las Campanas.

Richards Avenue will be closed to northbound traffic from Governor Miles to Rodeo Road

On Sunday, September 22, the Kids’ Triathlon will begin at 9:00 a.m. To ensure participant safety the following road closures and detours will be set up at 7:00 a.m. through 11:00 a.m. on race day.

Richards Avenue north of Rodeo Road will be closed.

All traffic exiting Camino del Prado and Camino de Cielo will need to exit on Rodeo Road.

GCCC staff is very excited to host these events and invite everyone to come out and watch the athletes as they undertake this multi-sport challenge. These events will prove to be some of the most popular athletic events sponsored by the city of Santa Fe.

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