Centro Olympia Traverse Challenges Athletes

first_imgFacebook0Tweet0Pin0 Submitted by The Port of OlympiaAthletes will bike, paddle, run and trek from Capital Forest to Port Plaza in the Centro Olympia Traverse on July 26. Join the cheering crowd at the Port Plaza finish line to see who comes in first in their division!Solo, tandem, relay and company teams challenge themselves and one another on a course that highlights the recreational opportunities of the Olympia area. The journey is also designed to celebrate the life cycle of wild salmon through their natural and urban challenges.The Port is proud to be a partner in the Centro Olympia Traverse. This year the event’s chosen beneficiary is Capitol Land Trust. Schedule12:00 pm: Start at Capital Forest12:00 pm – 4:00 pm: Watch at the traverse transitions2:00 pm – 4:00 pm:·        Watch the finishers at the Fish Tale Finish Line at Port Plaza·        Hands On Children’s Museum hosts activities for the Kids of the Traverse4:30 pm: Awards Ceremony at Port PlazaCourseMountain Bike: 7.4 miles in Capitol Forest out of Mima Falls TrailheadRoad Bike: 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 BoatworksRun: 4.5 miles from Swantown out to Priest Point Park and back to East Bay Public Plaza.Trek: .5 miles by teams from East Bay Public Plaza to Port Plaza.For the traverse route and other information: http://www.recreationnorthwest.org/olympia-traverse/last_img