The SAGA Outer Banks Triathlon
September 12 & 13, 2015
The athletes train for months to achieve their dream. Why do they do it? Some to win, some for their best personal time and for some it’s a personal goal on their bucket list. Individual athletes and relay teams exhibit various ranges of skill and expertise. The enthusiasm of the athletes is inspirational for everyone at the site whether a volunteer, a spectator or staff. Encouraging and cheering the athletes’ onward is a crucial part of the day. It is 2 days of inspiration, excitement, relationships and achievements… come to the Outer Banks Triathlon and experience it all!
The swim portion will start at the Old Swimming Hole location next to the Dare County Airport on Roanoke Island. Swimmers will enjoy panoramic views of the Croatan Sound and the Virginia Dare Memorial Bridge and Manns Harbor Bridge. We've had requests for the address: 410 AIRPORT ROAD, MANTEO.
The bike will be an out and back course on a smooth flat road outside of Manteo and into Mashoes. (yes Mashoes...). The bike portion features a rolling hill over the Manns Harbor Bridge; a 2.65 mile long bridge over the Croatan sound. There is very little traffic and abundant views of the soundside marsh and wetlands.
The run will be flat out and back through the Airport and around the Manteo area. The Course offers a beautiful tour of the Mother Vineyard neighborhood and the north end of Roanoke Island. This is a predominantly shaded course.
Held during the most beautiful time of year on the Outer Banks of North Carolina!
Planned and hosted by Outer Banks Sporting Events, This race was made possible by hundreds of volunteers and the support of the Outer Banks Visitors Bureau as well as loyal sponsors SAGA Construction & Development. OBSE sincerely thanks all who give their time, donations, and efforts to make this event possible.