Tuesday, August 18

• Course Descriptions

This year’s ECOthon includes the option of one of the following courses:

ENDURANCE COURSE
34.5 miles solo or in teams of 2 or 3

Kayak 6 miles + Run 10 miles + Swim 1/2 mile + Bike 18 miles

Event begins at sunrise at the Isle of Palms Marina.

  • Kayak 3 miles up the Intracoastal Waterway to the south end of Dewees Island.
  • Run 2 miles over Dewees Island.
  • Swim 1/4 mile across inlet to Capers Island
  • Run 3 miles over Caper's 'boneyard' beach
  • Reach checkpoint, turn around
  • Repeat course in the opposite direction until reaching Isle of Palms Marina
  • Bike 18 miles across the Breach Inlet bridge to Sullivans Island
  • Return to the finish line at the Isle of Palms Marina.

Note: Each team member is required to complete the course in its entirety


SPRINT COURSE

2 person team. 23.5 miles per relay member

Each relay member will:
Kayak 3 miles + Run 5 miles + swim ¼ mile + Bike together 15 miles

Event begins at sunrise at the Isle of Palms Marina

1st relay partner

  • Kayak 3 miles up the Intracoastal Waterway to the south end of Dewee’s Island
  • Run 2 miles over Dewees Island
  • Swim ¼ mile across inlet to Capers Island
  • Run 3 miles over Caper’s ‘boneyard’ beach
  • Reach checkpoint, tag 2nd relay partner
  • Return to Isle of Palms Marina via ferry to wait for partner.
  • Rendezvous with 2nd relay member to begin 15 mile bike ride together across the Breach Inlet bridge to Sullivan’s Island and back again.

2nd relay member

  • Enjoy a scenic ferry at sunrise to the checkpoint on Capers Island to wait for partner.
  • Complete the same course as described above in reverse direction after being tagged by 1st relay member.
  • Rendezvous with partner at Isle of Palms Marina to begin a 15 mile bike ride together across the Breach Inlet bridge to Sullivan’s Island and back again.

3 comments:

  1. Brett does an awesome job with this logistically challenging race! An annual event on my race calendar. Look forward to October and here's hoping for low tide during the run!!
    Jeb Barton

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  2. definitely one of the most fun races that I have done. Brett does a great job.
    Jack Cunningham
    Beaufort SC

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