Sunday: Reston Sprint Triathlon in Lake Newport Area

2012 Reston Spring Triathlon/file phto by Charlotte GearyAthletes will take to the streets and paths of North Reston Sunday at the ninth annual Reston Sprint Triathlon.

Proceeds from the event will benefit Reston nonprofit Cornerstones.

The race begins at 7 a.m. with a quarter-mile swim at the Lake Newport Pool. The biking portion is a 12-mile loop that involves Reston Parkway, Wiehle Avenue, and Baron Cameron Avenue. See the course map on the race website.

The 5K run course goes on bike paths in the Center Harbor/Lake Newport/North Village/Wiehle Avenue area. The start and finish area is adjacent to the Lake Newport Pool.

Affected streets will not be closed, but lanes may be blocked and traffic slowed. As always, watch for participants in the road.

The last participants should wrap up by 9 a.m.

2012 Reston Sprint Triathlon/file photo by Charlotte Geary

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