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HamTrek

David Thompson
315-859-4754

HamTrek Course

Swim

21 lengths in pool; start in waves of 24, 3 people per lane; arrive at least 30 minutes before heat. First swim heat will start at 4:00pm. Exit pool and follow designated path to the T1 timing mat and transition area located adjacent to the Dunham parking lot.

Transition 1
Individual participants

Individuals will have assigned chairs lined up on the Dunham sidewalk. Individuals will put on shoes, helmet, shirt, etc and then walk to their bikes located in the Dunham parking lot. Walk your bikes clear of transition area, get on bikes, and exit Dunham lot and complete two full loops of the bike course.

Team participants

After crossing the T1 timing mat, team swimmers need to transfer their timing chip ankle bracelet to their biker at the designated team transition area located adjacent to the Dunham parking lot. After timing chip transfer the team biker will then walk to the bike rack located in the Dunham parking lot.  Be sure to walk your bike clear of transition area before mounting and exiting Dunham lot.

Bike Route

Exit Dunham lot, turning right onto College Hill Road. Turn right onto Griffin Road. Turn right on Valley View. Turn right on Norton. Turn right onto Campus Road. Turn right onto College Hill Road. Repeat loop for a total of two laps (9 miles). At the end of the second loop, turn back into Dunham lot.

Please note that although intersections will be patrolled by area police and volunteers, bike safety and traffic are still the responsibility of the bikers themselves. Watch for cars and other riders. Particularly tricky intersections are Griffin/Valley View, Valley View/Norton, and Campus Road/College Hill Road. Please slow down and be prepared to stop at these intersections! Watch for gravel and dirt on roads.

Transition 2
Individual participants

Get off bike before transition zone. Hand bike to a volunteer who will hang your bike for you. Proceed to your designated chair to change into your running gear. Once changed, follow the marked path to cross the T2 timing mat, which proceeds through Love field heading toward the Cross Country run course.

Team participants

Get off bike before transition zone. Hand bike off to a volunteer who will hang your bike for you.  Head to the designated team transition area to transfer your ankle bracelet to your teammate at the edge of Dunham lot. Runners will then exit this transition area following  the marked path to cross the T2 timing mat, which proceeds through Love field heading toward the Cross Country run course.

Running Route

Please note that this is a 5K cross-country route which may have wet and muddy areas.
Leave Dunham lot transition area and proceed through Love field to begin the 5K run. Run west out of Love field, bear right around the outfield of the baseball field heading toward the golf course.  Follow marked course to complete the entire cross-country race loop, which circles the golf course and the farm field just to the west of it. The course will be marked by mowed grass, painted arrows, and volunteers along the course. Return to Love field following the same route that you used to enter the cross country course. The finish line is located at the east end of Love field near Dunham lot.  Be sure to cross the finish line timing mat and proceed thru the finish chute to the timing chip ankle bracelet return area.

          Hamtrek Course Map
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