The annual takes place Saturday, drawing 260 athletes to New Baltimore's water and roads.
Beginning at 7 a.m., 260 participants will swim a half mile in Anchor Bay, then leave to hop on bikes at the . Once on their wheels, they will trek 11 miles and then eventually head down Main for a three-mile run, said Friday.
The event is at capacity, with athletes coming from as far as Louisiana to compete. And, more people are expected to support them from the sidelines.
"We greatly encourage the public to come out and cheer them on," he said.
Road closures during triathlon
Motorists not participating in the triathlon may want to map their commutes in the city.
The following streets will be closed to accommodate the athletes, according to Kay:
- M-29 at Washington will be shut down both ways from approximately 8-9 a.m.
- Washington at 24 Mile will be affected in both directions from approximately 8-9 a.m.
- Main Street will be closed from about 8:30-10 a.m.
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For more information, visit http://anchorbaytri.com.