Traffic Advisory - SuperiorMan Triathlon
On Sunday August 25th the SuperiorMan Triathlon will be held in the Harbor & Bayfront Areas and on London Road., resulting in some road closures.
The event starts at 6:30am when participants are dropped in the Harbor to swim to a transition area behind the DECC on Harbor Drive. Boating traffic in the Harbor will be limited at this time.
Between 7:00am -7:30am participants transition to bicycles and travel through the Bayfront area, taking Michigan Street, Superior Street, London Road and the Highway 61 Expressway to Two Harbors where they turn around taking the Scenic Highway and the same route back to the DECC.
During the bike portion of this event the following roads will be closed:
There will be a coned lane for bicyclists only on:
When bike participants return to the DECC they will transition from the bike portion of the race to running.
Runners will travel up Harbor drive and around the Irvin taking the Lakewalk down and back up behind the Canal Park Lodge where they follow Lake Place Drive and enter back onto Railroad Street toward Garfield Avenue. For the 1st running lap only, runners will proceed to a turnaround post near Garfield Avenue and return on Railroad Street.
After the 1st lap, runners will not travel further west than Bayfront Park. They will turn left into the Bayfront Park gravel lot, run behind the stage and continue onto the last lap on Harbor Drive.
The last lap will take them into Bayfront Park where they will finish near the park arches.
During the running portion of this event the following roads will be closed:
DECC access is down Lake Avenue or 5th Avenue West to Railroad Street.
Park Point is accessible down Lake Avenue.
Roads should be open to normal traffic by approximately 3pm.
Drivers in the area of this event should be observant of No Parking signs, Detours, heavy pedestrian traffic, and Police Officers directing traffic.
If you have any questions contact Duluth Police Officer Bill Stovern (218) 730-5678.