|Date Issued:||Aug 23, 2013 - 5:55am|
Traffic Alert: Sheriff's Office Asks Motorists to Use Caution During Expedition Man Triathlon
911 Parr Blvd Reno, NV 89512
Office (775) 785-6205
The second annual Expedition Man Endurance Ultra Triathlon will be held on Saturday August 24th, 2013. Competitors will complete a 2.4 mile swim at Zephyr Cove and transition to a 112 mile bike ride, finishing with a 26.2 mile run in Reno. The Washoe County Sheriff’s Office would like to inform residents and visitors that there will be bicyclists and runners on the streets of Washoe County and that they can expect traffic delays from 6:00 am to 11:00 p.m. occurring from:
Northbound Old US 395N from Carson City to the north end of Eastlake Boulevard.
Additionally, some cyclists will make two laps around Washoe Lake by riding southbound on Eastlake to northbound Old US 395 and back around to Eastlake.
All cyclists will proceed on Alternate US395 through Pleasant Valley to the Mt. Rose junction.
The Sheriff’s Office is advising motorists to use caution and allow additional travel time to their destinations while sharing the roads with 300 anticipated participants. The Sheriff’s office is asking the public to avoid those routes if possible.
Alert and courteous drivers will ensure the safety of the participants, staff and additional motorists during this triathlon event. For more information on the Expedition Man Endurance Ultra Triathlon please visit www.expeditionman.com.
The Washoe County Sheriff's Office celebrated 150 years of proud service and community partnership in 2011. Sheriff Michael Haley is the 25th person elected to serve as the Sheriff of Washoe County. His office continues to be the only full service public safety agency operating within northern Nevada and is responsible for operating the consolidated detention facility, regional crime lab, Northern Nevada Counter Terrorism Center, Internet Crimes against Children Task Force, court security, service of civil process, traditional street patrols and Regional Animal Services.