Shawnee State Park race site has very limited or no cell service at the race site and within about 8 miles of the park. There is limited cell service at the lodge and WiFi is available at the lodge. DO NOT depend on GPS to get to the site within about 8 miles from the site. Print directions or follow the state park signs to the beach area of the park.

How do we start?

Dual Time Trial Start — two athletes at a time within your age group or division every 5-10 seconds.

What is the terrain like at the Little Smokies in Ohio?

Hills and more hills — bring your climbing gears.

Are there cutoff times for the races?

Eight hours after the start of the last wave. In addition there are cutoff times for the bike courses that will be posted in the final race information packet.

What is the water/air temperature at the park in May?

Low 60's to high 60's (if we're lucky) water temps and low to upper 70+'s for the air temps.

Where is Portsmouth, OH?

Shawnee State Park and Portsmouth, OH are located on the southern border of Ohio. Also see the Location and Travel Information pages.