Second Wrightsville Beach Biathlon Saturday March 26, 2011

Photos from Wrightsville Beach Biathlon 2011

Standup Paddle-Boarding around Harbor Island (4 miles)

Running on the beach  (4 miles)

The countdown start begins in Banks Channel opposite the Blockade Runner Beach Resort, event co-sponsor. Stand up paddle boarders will stroke the open channelís strong current, battling tides, wind and chop, before turning west into Motts Channel. North along the Intracoastal Waterway, the boarders will pass beneath the Drawbridge bearing east through Lees Cut circling back to the starting point, an approximately 4-mile course.

 

Next, athletes will sprint to the ocean front along Public Beach Access No. 33 and complete a second 4-mile pier to pier course along the beach strand first to Johnnie Mercerís Pier, then to the Crystal Pier and back to the Blockade Runner.

For Information please contact Sponsors: Coarse Record: Chris Curry, 1 hour and 24 minutes.
The Blockade Runner Beach Resort and Coastal Urge For a great room overlooking the race course:  https://booking.ihotelier.com/istay/istay.jsp?hotelid=10055&packageid=309946