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Annual Azalea Triathlon biking course

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Wilmington, NC (WECT) – The 11th annual Azalea Triathlon is scheduled to take place Saturday, March 8 and will feature a 300 yard swim, 5k run, and a nine mile bike segment.

The swimming and running portions of the event will take place on the campus of UNCW and the bike course will be through UNCW and the surrounding area.

Drivers should use caution between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. that day and may encounter slight traffic delays around UNCW. No roads will be closed for the event.

Bike Course Turn by Turn:

  • Start at UNCW Campus
  • Exit UNCW via Riegel Rd.
  • Northbound on Rose Ave. to Clear Run Dr.
  • Westbound on Clear Run Dr. to Cardinal Dr.
  • Northbound on Cardinal Dr. to Eastwood Rd.
  • Eastbound on Eastwood Rd. to Rogersville Rd.
  • Southbound on Rogersville Rd. to Wrightsville Ave.
  • Westbound on Wrightsville Ave. to MacMillan Ave.
  • Northbound on MacMillan Ave to Hamilton Dr.

A portion of the proceeds from the event will benefit the UNCW Swimming and Diving Team.

The Azalea Triathlon is the first event of the 2014 AAA Car Care North Carolina Triathlon Series.

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