Half distance triathlon 2017

Vi sees… Half distance triathlon Sunday June 18th 2017

Participate – Triathlon

Information about swimming route, bike trail and running route.

The race starts at 08.40

The swimming route starts at Surka marina at Vallø.

It is 1900m swimming, open water.

Bicycle trail, T1, Surka marina. It is 90 km cycling.

Løypeprofil sykkel halvdistanse. Tre ruter er 50 m oh. Høyeste punkt er 75m oh

Løypeprofil sykkel halvdistanse. Tre ruter er 50 m oh. Høyeste punkt er 75m oh

Track profile bike half distance. Three routes are 50 m asl. The highest point is 75m asl

Starting at Surka marina, to the right on Nedre Bogenvei. Then left onto road 115.

Up to the roundabout at Olsrød, where you turn left. Straight through the traffic lights, Presterød, remember that traffic rules apply. You are now on RV311. Down the hill, you are at Kilen, strtaight through two roundabouts and to the right in the third. Now you are in Halfdan Wilhelmsens Alle. In the Heimdal crossing, roundabout, turn left, you are now in Slagenveien. On top of the hill in Slagenveien you turn left into Larviksgata, and follow this until you get to Wilhelm Wilhelmsens vei (4th crossing).

Then past Tønsberg swimming hall, then to the left. You are now in Stoltenbergs gate, RV325. Cycle straight through the Mammut crossing, you are now on RV308. Remember that traffic rules apply here too. Further over the Canal bridge, straight across the first roundabout on Nøtterøy.  Here the road continues toward Borgheim.

Straight ahead and then on to Kjøpmannskjær, over the Vrengen bridge, turning at VERDENS ENDE. On the way back, turn to the right towards Ormelet, then down to, tørning at Sandøsund pier. On the way back, towards BORGHEIM, and Tønsberg town centre again.

In to Tønsberg centre, straight across the Mammut crossing, Stoltenbergs gate, RV 325. Straight through the Hvalen crossing, into Farmannsveien.

Now there are 5 roundabouts.

1st roundabout to the right, 2nd roundabout to the right onto Jarlsberglinna, RV308, straight through 3rd and 4th roundabout. To the right in the 5th roundabout and out onto RV 650, Now you have cycled 74 km. The trail continues on Undrumsveien, towards TVEITEN Transformer, where you turn.

On the way back you turn left, Barkåkerveien, RV 540. Then across the railroad up to Hortensveien. Then towards Tønsberg exhibition area and into Maier Arena, T2. T2 will be on the east side of Maier Arena, between Maier Arena and exhibition hall A.

Running trail. Is 21,1km long

The running trail runs from T2, past MESSEHUSET, around this, and up again to Maier Arena. Now you are running on the west side of Maier Arena. Then out from Tønsberg exhibition are, to the left and along the the bike path, THE UNDERPASS AT KJELLE, then on to THE UNDARPASS BEFORE BARKÅKER.  Across RV117, under Hortensveien RV325, up to the junction Robergveien/Hortensveien, now you have approx. 1 km before you TURN. Then back. Under Hortensveien, follow dirt road, approx. 1100m. Then to the right onto the footpath, approx. 600m, then to the right into the campus and paved bike path. Past and along Tredjedammen, under Hortensveien, and along Andredammen, up to MESSEHUSET, further up to Maier Arena, and onto the bike path towards Barkåker, for the last loop.

Then you go to the UNDERPASS AT KJELLE, then onto the UNDERPASS AT BARKÅKER. Here there are approx. 150m before you turn. Then back. Under Hortensveien, follow dirt road, approx. 1100m. Then to the right, onto footpath, approx. 600m, then to the right onto campus and paved bike path. Past and along Tredjedammen, under Hortensveien, and along Andredammen, up to finish at MESSEHUSET.

There will be food stations along both bike trail and running trail. Support vehicles are not allowed, and you should not in any way receive help from bystanders when you are on the trail.

HIGHLIGHTED TEXT: Food stations.

Participate – Triathlon