The 12th Annual Kaiser Permanente Los Angeles Triathlon will take place tomorrow, Sunday Sept. 25 with the first leg (swim) at Venice Beach, the second (bike) from Venice Beach to downtown Los Angeles, and the third leg (run)/finish line in downtown LA. at L.A. LIVE Nokia Plaza.
This year’s field represents recreational, elite and pro triathletes from 26 states plus the District of Columbia and 11 countries, illustrating its designation at one of the top destination triathlons in the United States.
The Abbot Kenney Festival is on the same day as the Los Angeles Triathlon from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Abbot Kenney Street runs into Venice Boulevard, so there will be a hard street closure on Venice Boulevard from 6 a.m. to 11 a.m.
Anyone attending this event will not be able to cross Venice Boulevard until 11 a.m.
Park South of Venice Boulevard and there will be walking access to the beach or drive up to 405 crossing Venice Boulevard.
Street Closures on Sunday, September 25:
The cycle and run portion of the triathlon will be managed in three sectors, closing and opening in waves as the competitors move from Venice to downtown.
• Sector 1 – Venice Beach, Venice Blvd. to Fairfax/Wilshire (approx. 6:50 a.m. to 11:15 a.m.)
• Sector 2 – Fairfax/Wilshire to Olympic/Cherry (approx. 7:10 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.)
• Sector 3 – Olympic/Cherry to 1st/Hope Ave. (approx. 7:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.)
Street closure information can be found at:
• City of Los Angeles Department of Transportation: http://trafficinfo.lacity.org
• Kaiser Permanente Los Angeles Triathlon: http://www.latriathlon.com/storage/2011%20Triathlon%20Route.pdf
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