TRiKC Triathlon Club of Kansas City: Event Locations

810 Zone - Leawood

Get Map to 810 Zone - Leawood 4800 West 119th Street
Leawood, Kansas 66209
Phone: 913-469-9663

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Annual TRiKC BBQ / Season Kick Off Party
From US-69 South,
Take the 119TH STREET exit,
Turn RIGHT onto W 119TH ST. 0.7 miles,
Turn LEFT onto NIEMAN RD. 0.4 miles,
Turn RIGHT onto W 121ST TER. 0.4 miles.



Get Map to Annual TRiKC BBQ / Season Kick Off Party 11333 W. 121 Terrace
Overland Park, Kansas 66213

Beer Kitchen

Get Map to Beer Kitchen 435 Westport Road
Kansas City, Missouri 64111
Phone: 816-389-4180

Bike America

Get Map to Bike America 9514 Nall Avenue
Overland Park, Kansas 66207
Phone: 913-381-5431

Blanc Burgers

Get Map to Blanc Burgers 10583 Mission Road
Leawood, Kansas 66206
Phone: (913) 381-4500

California Pizza Kitchen

Get Map to California Pizza Kitchen 11655 Ash Street
Leawood, Kansas 66211
Phone: 913-327-5290

Epic Bike and Sport

Get Map to Epic Bike and Sport 6000 NW 63rd Terrace
Kansas City, Missouri 64151
Phone: 816-382-3100

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Founders Park at Corporate Woods
Corporate Woods Park North Pavilion at Founders Park (across from Building 40).

A map of the cycling course can be found at http://www.mapmyride.com/routes/view/45125706

A map of the run round can be found at http://www.mapmyride.com/routes/view/45132436

For further detail, go to: http://www.opkansas.org/_Res/Parks_and_Recreation/Places/Parks/Park_Shelters/cwoods.cfm




Get Map to Founders Park at Corporate Woods 9401 Indian Creek Parkway
Overland Park, Kansas 66210

Gordon Biersch

Get Map to Gordon Biersch 11652 Ash Street
Leawood, Kansas 66211
Phone: 913-451-2739

Heritage Park
A map of the cycling course can be found at: http://www.gmap-pedometer.com/?r=1824840

For further details, go to:
www.jcprd.com/pages/02_parks/index.html


Get Map to Heritage Park 106050 Pflumm Road
Olathe, Kansas 66062

Ironman Party
Take Metcalf south to 143 Street (Tanner's on corner)
Right (West) on 143 Street
2nd Left (South) Newton (top of hill)
1st Left 143 Terr
2nd house on the right


Get Map to Ironman Party 7601 W. 143 Terrace
Overland Park, Kansas 66223
Jene Popper
Phone: 913-685-3750

Jackson County Triathlon
Longview Lake Park Beach. Take I-470 to Raytown Road and turn south, go approximately two miles, turn left.
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Get Map to Jackson County Triathlon 9898 Raytown Road
Kansas City, Missouri 64134

Jewish Community Center of Kansas City Sport & Fitness Cente

Get Map to Jewish Community Center of Kansas City Sport & Fitness Cente 5801 West 115th Street
Overland Park, Kansas 66211
Phone: 913-327-8000

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Johnson County Community College Track
Directions from I-35 Southbound
I-35 south (through Kansas City) to 69 south, to west College Blvd. exit.


Get Map to Johnson County Community College Track 12345 College Blvd.
Overland Park, Kansas 66210

Justus Drug Store
We believe real food raised with painstaking care by local small farm producers, prepared lovingly by skilled artisans served in an ambient beautiful space is an experience everyone should enjoy. If we can’t make it from scratch, we won’t serve it.


Get Map to Justus Drug Store 106 W Main Street
Smithville, Missouri 64089
Phone: 816-532-2300

Kill Creek Park - OMC Women's Triathlon
Kill Creek Park is the newest and third regional park in the District’s system. Opened in 2001, the park's easily accessible, and yet secluded, 880 acres are located in western Johnson County between between De Soto and Olathe.

The Kill Creek entrance is located near 116th and Homestead Lane. To get to the park, get off of Kansas Highway 10 at the Kill Creek exit and proceed south to 115th Street. Turn right and go to Homestead Lane. Take a left onto Homestead and the park entrance is on the right near the crest of the first hill.

A map of the Olathe Medical Center Women's Triathlon bike course can be found here http://www.mapmyride.com/routes/view/45147000

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Get Map to Kill Creek Park - OMC Women's Triathlon 11670 Homestead Lane
Olathe, Kansas 66061

Kirmayer Fitness Center
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Home of the TriKC Big Spin Sessions. On the Southeast corner of Rainbow and Olathe Boulevard.

Get Map to Kirmayer Fitness Center 3901 Rainbow Boulevard
Kansas City, Kansas 66160
Phone: 913-588-1532

Lake Shawnee
Home of the Topeka Tinman Triathlon
TopekaTinmanTriathlon.com


Get Map to Lake Shawnee 3137 S.E. 29th
Topeka, Kansas 66609

Latin Bistro and Culinary Center

Get Map to Latin Bistro and Culinary Center 6924 North Oak Trafficway
Gladstone, Missouri 64118
Phone: 816-420-9333

Legacy Park

Get Map to Legacy Park 901 NE Bluestem Drive
Lee’s Summit, Missouri 64063

Legacy Park Community Center

Get Map to Legacy Park Community Center 901 NE Bluestem Drive
Lee's Summit, Missouri 64086
Phone: 816-969-1550

Lifetime Fitness Ride
This ride is about 25 miles over rolling roads with moderate traffic. The course is as follows:

The route will take you east on 137th to Nall and turn right (south) to 148th/Edgewater. Turn left at 148th (west) to mission road. Then head south to 215th turn right(west)to Nall and turn right (south)and take Nall to 199th.Turn left (west)at 199th to Metcalf and take a right (north) back to 137th LFT.


Get Map to Lifetime Fitness Ride 6800 W. 138th Street
Overland Park, Kansas 66213

Longview Jr. Triathlon

Get Map to Longview Jr. Triathlon 3801 SW Longview Road
Lees Summit, Missouri 64081

Longview Lake Brick Workouts
We meet at Shelter 14 near the Longview Lake Marina. See the map above for directions.
Take I-470 to Raytown Road south to Longview Road. Turn east (toward the lake) on Longview Road. Before entering the Marina parking area at the road split, stay right on Longview Road and follow the road to Shelter 14.

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Get Map to Longview Lake Brick Workouts 9898 Longview Road
Kansas City, Missouri 64134

Lucky BrewGrille

Get Map to Lucky BrewGrille 5401 Johnson Drive
Mission, Kansas 66205
Phone: 913-403-8571

Midwest Mayhem Triathlon
At Lone Star Lake. 12 miles southwest of Lawrence on Hwy 59. From 23rd and Iowa drive two miles south on 59 Highway. Turn west on Douglas County Road 458 and drive seven miles. Turn south on County Road 1 and drive three miles to Lone Star Lake.

Get Map to Midwest Mayhem Triathlon East 582ND RD
Lawrence, Kansas 66047

North Kansas City High School Track and Macken Park
On the corner of Howell and Clark Ferguson
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http://maps.google.com/maps?hl=en&q=Howell+St+%26+Clark+Ferguson+Dr,+Kansas+City,+Clay,+Missouri+64116,+United+States&um=1&ie=UTF-8&sa=N&tab=wl

Macken Park is right next to the track and it has the mile loop around it.


Get Map to North Kansas City High School Track and Macken Park 716 E. Clark Ferguson
Howell Street and Clark Ferguson Drive
Kansas City, Missouri 64116

On the Border

Get Map to On the Border 5200 W 119th Street
Leawood, Kansas 66209

Oxford Middle School - Antioch Ride/Run Routes
Antioch Ride Route (approx. 16. 10 miles roundtrip)(map of bike course is here: http://www.mapmyride.com/routes/view/43967532/)
Start at Oxford Middle School, 12500 Switzer Road, Overland Park, Kansas 66213
Take Switzer south past 135th Street
Continue south on Switzer to 143rd Street and turn east (left)
Continue east 143rd Street to Antioch and turn south (right)
Take Antioch to 167th Street and turn east (left) on 167th Street
Take 167th Street to Nall, go into Tallgrass Subdivision and turn around at the Birch Street Circle
Take the same route back to Oxford Middle School

Oxford Middle School Run
Run south on Switzer to 127th Street
Turn right (west) on 127th
Run on 127th until Nieman Road
Turn right (north) on Nieman Road
Run on Nieman until you reach 119th Street
Turn right (east) on 119th Street
Run on 119th until you reach Switzer
Turn right (south) on Switzer
Run up Switzer until you return back to the school


Get Map to Oxford Middle School - Antioch Ride/Run Routes 12500 Switzer Road
Overland Park, Kansas 66213

Oxford Middle School - Switzer Ride/Run Routes
View the cycling and running routes on Google Maps at:
http://maps.google.com/maps/ms?ie=UTF8&hl=en&msa=0&msid=101991016527201071762.0004840bf7c7a583a8473&z=4

Switzer Ride Route
Start at Oxford Middle School, 12500 Switzer Road, Overland Park, Kansas 66213
Take Switzer south past 135th Street
Continue south on Switzer to 177th Terrace and turn west (right)
Take 177th Terrace to S. Garnett Street, turn north (right), and follow road to Quivira
Turn south (left) on Quivira and take Quivira past 179th Street until it curves west onto 183rd Street
Follow 183rd Street to Ridgewiew,
Turn around at Ridgeview and take the same route back.

Oxford Middle School Run
View the route on Google Maps:
http://maps.google.com/maps/mm?ie=UTF8&hl=en&ll=38.905469,-94.710116&spn=0.018134,0.027595&z=15

Run south on Switzer to 127th Street
Turn right (west) on 127th
Run on 127th until Nieman Road
Turn right (north) on Nieman Road
Run on Nieman until you reach 119th Street
Turn right (east) on 119th Street
Run on 119th until you reach Switzer
Turn right (south) on Switzer
Run up Switzer until you return back to the school


Get Map to Oxford Middle School - Switzer Ride/Run Routes 12500 Switzer Road
Overland Park, Kansas 66213

Powerfitte 10k Time Trial - Buckner
This TT series I conducted by PowerFiTTE and is a 10K Time Trial in Buckner, Mo. The Buckner course is very flat with one 90 degree right bend near the turn around. The course is open to traffic but historically, traffic has been very light. All participants must adhere to all traffic laws and regulations. When in doubt always err on the side of safety and yield to traffic which has right-of-way.

From the KC area, take 1-70 toward Buckner, MO. Take exit 24 for Buckner/Missouri AA/Missouri BB and head north to Lake City Buckner Rd. Turn left onto Lake City Buckner Rd. Race registration will be two blocks down on the right.



Get Map to Powerfitte 10k Time Trial - Buckner Hudson Street & Lake City Buckner Road
Buckner, Missouri
Gina Poertner
gina@lifebalancesports.com

Powerfitte 10k Time Trial - Gardner
This TT series I conducted by PowerFiTTE and is a 10K Time Trial in Gardner, KS. The course is out and back with a turn-around point set near the halfway mark. The Gardner course has a slight rise to from the turn around and is relatively flat otherwise. The course is open to traffic but historically, traffic has been very light. All participants must adhere to all traffic laws and regulations. When in doubt always err on the side of safety and yield to traffic which has right-of-way.

From the KC area, take I-35 South to the US-56 W/W 175th St. exit and turn right onto 175th St. Exit onto New Century Pkwy (right) and go north to the race parking lot, the first entrance on the right. The parking lot is just north of the start/finish area and there are plenty of spaces available.


Get Map to Powerfitte 10k Time Trial - Gardner 600 New Century Parkway
Gardner, Kansas 66031
Gina Poertner
gina@lifebalancesports.com

R Bar & Restaurant
Home of Tiki Tuesdays!

Get Map to R Bar & Restaurant 1617 Genessee Street
Kansas City, Missouri 64102
Phone: 816- 471-1777

Red Door Grill
http://reddoorgrill.com/

Get Map to Red Door Grill 11851 Roe
Leawood, Kansas 66211

Rob Garza's House
Kick Off the Season Party;
Big Brick Sessions


Get Map to Rob Garza's House 1425 East Frontier Lane
Olathe, Kansas 66062
Rob Garza
robgarza43@gmail.com
Phone: 913-488-7094

Shawnee Mission Park
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For further details, go to:
www.jcprd.com/pages/02_parks/index.html

A map of the cycling course can be found at: http://www.gmap-pedometer.com/?r=1824834


Get Map to Shawnee Mission Park 7900 Renner Road
Shawnee Mission, Kansas 66219

Spin Pizza - Overland Park

Get Map to Spin Pizza - Overland Park 6541 W. 119th
Overland Park, Kansas 66209
Phone: 913- 451-7746

The Grant Hills
If you are looking for a great hill to bike or run on, check out the hill on Grant between College and 116th Terrace in Overland Park. Start at Shannon Valley Park. The hill is .75 miles long with 141 feet of vertical gain. The hill is also a great place to practice yout descents. Here is a map of the location: http://www.mapmyride.com/routes/view/44634804
To add more variety to your bike or run, take the Mastin Steet detour to 115th Terrace back to Grant. This climb is .91 miles long and also has 141 feet of gain. Here is a map of the Mastin detour: http://www.mapmyride.com/routes/view/44645282
There are other shorter detours off of Grant which are also challenging. You can also ride into Corporate Woods for a few flat laps to rest your legs.


Get Map to The Grant Hills 11100 Grant
Overland Park, Kansas 66210

The Peanut in Overland Park

Get Map to The Peanut in Overland Park 12663 Metcalf
Overland Park, Kansas 66213

Tom Ruzicka's - North Cycling Route
Start at 2912 Howell St.
South on Howell
Right on 29th
Right on Swift
Right on 32nd
Left on Cherry
Right on NE Terrace Drive
Terrace becomes Russle Rd
Turn around at dead end
Right at Tracy
Right at Parvin
Turn around at dead end
Left at Holmes
Holmes becomes Howell
End at 2912 Howell

For a map of the route, go to: http://www.gmap-pedometer.com/?r=1827815


Get Map to Tom Ruzicka's - North Cycling Route 2912 Howell Street
Kansas City, Missouri 64116
thomas_ruzicka@yahoo.com

Topeka Tinman Triathlon
Directions from Kansas City:

Merge onto I-70 West toward TOPEKA (Portions toll).
Take the RICE ROAD exit- exit number 365.   
Enter next roundabout and take 1st exit onto SE RICE RD.
Enter next roundabout and take 3rd exit onto SE CYPRUS DR.
Turn RIGHT onto SE CROCO RD.


Get Map to Topeka Tinman Triathlon 3367 S.E. Croco Road
Topeka, Kansas 66605
topekatinman@topekatinman.com
Phone: 785-256-2330

Barley's Brewhaus
Located at I-435 & Midland Drive, Barley's touts 99 taps of beer on the wall

Get Map to Barley's Brewhaus 16649 Midland Drive
Shawnee, Kansas 66217
Phone: 913-268-5160

Boozefish Wine Bar
http://www.boozefish.com/

Get Map to Boozefish Wine Bar 1511 Westport Road
Kansas City, Missouri 64111
boozefish@birch.net
Phone: 816-561-5995

Cactus Grill
The decor is Southwestern and so is the food. From fish tacos to barbecue chicken tamales, the Cactus Grill has it. Top it off with one of their great margaritas.

Get Map to Cactus Grill 11849 Roe Ave
Leawood, Kansas 66211
Phone: 913-345-9933

Carraba's
Good pasta at a reasonable price.

Get Map to Carraba's 10586 Metcalf
Overland Park, Kansas 66212

Charles B. Wheeler Downtown Airport
Directions: The airport is immediately south of the Missouri River. Access the airport via Hwy 169 south or north on Broadway Ave.

A map of the course can be found at: http://www.gmap-pedometer.com/?r=1824808



Get Map to Charles B. Wheeler Downtown Airport 300 NW Richards Road
Kansas City, Missouri 64116

Cheeseburger In Paradise
From the surfboard benches to the tiki bar, Cheeseburger in Paradise is as close to Key West as you can get in Kansas City. The menu features peel and eat shrimp, chocolate nachos and of course, theCheeseburger in Paradise which served with lettuce, tomato, Heinz 57 and french-fried potatoes.

Get Map to Cheeseburger In Paradise 5041 W. 135th Street
Leawood, Kansas 66224
Phone: 913-685-8053

Dodge City Distillery

Get Map to Dodge City Distillery 11935 S. Blackbob Road
Olathe, Kansas 66062
info@dodgecitydistillery.com
Phone: 913-764-2700

Don Reales Authentic Mexican
The restaurant is casual and friendly and offers an extensive traditional menu with a decent vegetarian selection. And to wash it down, the bartender makes a nice margarita.

Get Map to Don Reales Authentic Mexican 6453 Quivira Rd
Shawnee, Kansas 66216
Phone: 913-962-5014

El Patron
Text the word “Taco” to 62407 to receive a free taco!

Get Map to El Patron 2905 Southwest Boulevard
Kansas City, Missouri 64108
Phone: (816) 931-6400

Famous Daves

Get Map to Famous Daves 11741 Metcalf Avenue
Overland Park, Kansas
Phone: 913-663-9991

Gordon Biersch Downtonw
"Fresh, hand crafted beer and premium, made from scratch food... all served up in a friendly and fun atmosphere - that's what the Gordon Biersch experience is all about."

On nights in which there is no event at the Sprint Center, you can park in the H&R Block Garage and get your ticket stamped for free parking.


Get Map to Gordon Biersch Downtonw 100 East 14th Street
Kansas City, Missouri 64105
Phone: 816-471-2340

Granite City Food & Brewery

Get Map to Granite City Food & Brewery 15085 119th Street
Olathe, KS 66062 , Kansas 66062
Phone: 913-829-6060

Johnny Brusco's New York Style Pizza

Get Map to Johnny Brusco's New York Style Pizza 11228 W 135th Street
Overland Park,, Kansas 66221

Jose Peppers
Olathe location.

Get Map to Jose Peppers 13770 Blackbob
Olathe, Kansas 66062
Phone: 913-373-0444

Longhorn Steakhouse
Great Steaks, at Great Prices. TriKC Board Member, Kenny Laird's restaurant. Make sure to say hi!

From the Longview Lake area, take US-71 South toward Belton. Exit at E North Ave and go west. Longhorn will be on the right.


Get Map to Longhorn Steakhouse 1212 North Avenue
Belton, Missouri 64012
Phone: 816-318-8300

Margarita's
The first Margarita’s restaurant opened in October 1985 with the launch of their classic style burritos. Ever since then business has been booming. It is now a Kansas City institution.   


Get Map to Margarita's 13401 Holmes
Kansas City, Montana 64145
Phone: 816-941-9411

Mestizo
Mestizo is the creation of Chef Aarón Sánchez. The name, Mestizo, represents the melting pot of cultures that defines Mexico and its people. Using only the freshest and sustainable ingredients, Aarón’s food will delight the palate and create a true appreciation of the flavors of Mexico.

Get Map to Mestizo 5270 W. 116th Place
Leawood, Kansas 66211
Phone: 913-752-9025

Oklahoma Joe's Leawood

Get Map to Oklahoma Joe's Leawood 11723 Roe Ave
Leawood, Kansas 66211
Phone: 913-338-5151

Panzon's
American Mexican; a favorite watering hole for years.

Get Map to Panzon's 8710 Lackman Road
Lenexa, Kansas 66219
Phone: 913-492-9555

Paulo & Bill's
For years, TriKC members have been celebrating the end of triathlon season at this wonderful Italian restaurant. They offer good food and good service at reasonable prices and feature calamari, pizza, and home-made ravioli. Fine wines make the meal all that more wonderful.

Get Map to Paulo & Bill's 16501 Midland Dr.
Shawnee, Kansas 66217
Phone: 913-962-9900

Po's Dumpling Bar
Po's Dumpling Bar specializes in bringing you the finest authentic Chinese cuisine while never straying too far from your traditional favorites.

Get Map to Po's Dumpling Bar 1715 West 39th Street
Kansas City, Missouri 64111
Phone: 816-931-5991

Ra Sushi Bar

Get Map to Ra Sushi Bar 11638 Ash St.
Leawood, Kansas 66211
Phone: 913-850-6260

Ricco's
Ricco's Pizza And Pasta in Overland Park is a great local Italian restaurant. Here's a place to get good food. It's known for its pizza. Know before you go: this place features outdoor dining. When you step inside the restaurant, you'll notice a casual atmosphere.

Get Map to Ricco's 11801 College Drive
Overland Park, Kansas 66210
Phone: 913-469-8405

Somerset Ridge Vineyard & Winery
Kansas wine at it's best!

Get Map to Somerset Ridge Vineyard & Winery 29725 Somerset Road
Somerset, Kansas 66071
Phone: 913-491-0038

Spin Pizza - Olathe
At last, gourmet pizza in Kansas City. Spin has a great atmosphere with a fabulous wood-oven as its centerpiece. Spin features wonderful salads and pizza. On some nights you can bring your own bottle of wine with only a $1.00 corkage fee!

Get Map to Spin Pizza - Olathe 14230 W 119th Street
Olathe, Kansas 66062
Phone: 913-764-7746

St. Lukes South Route
Bike
Meet at St. Luke's South parking lot entrance off Foster between 123rd and at 125th
Ride from parking lot north on Foster to 123rd Street, take a u-turn and ride south on Foster to 132nd Street
Make a u-turn on Foster and ride north until 127th Street
Turn right on 127th Street to Mission Road. Take a u-turn on 127th and head back west to Foster
Turn right on Foster and return to parking lot or make another loop.
Approx. 7 miles per lap

Run
Run from St. Luke's South parking lot entrance off Foster north toward 123rd. At 123rd, take path west. Turn south on path approach Blue Valley Parkway. Follow path back to 125th and Foster.
Run south on Foster until path near 129th Street. Go west on path and follow path to 132nd Street.
Go east on 132nd Street to Foster. Go north Foster back to parking lot.


Get Map to St. Lukes South Route 124th and Foster
Overland Park, Kansas 66213

Stone Canyon Pizza
Experience more than a pizza!

Get Map to Stone Canyon Pizza 15 Main Street
Parkville, Missouri 64152
Phone: 816-746-8686

Swimmers Guide
http://www.swimmersguide.com
More information about more swimming pools in more places than on any other resource!
Swimmers Guide contains the only international, descriptive directory of publicly-accessible, full-size, year-round swimming pools available. There is no resource available in any format with as many pool listings or as much information about each pool as you'll find on this Web site.



Swimming Holes across the U.S.A.
Coos Canyon
Route 17, Rumford, Maine. Deeper than Freudian analysis and probably more therapeutic, Coos boasts gorgeous pale-green water and spectacular cliff jumping.

Falls of Lana
Route 53, Green Mountain National Forest near Middlebury, Vermont. A series of cascades on Sucker Brook. Above the main fall, the stream encounters a tall fin of rock that forces it down a long chute to a deep, 30-foot-wide pool.

Boquet River
Route 73, Adirondack State Park, Keene Valley, New York. Two excellent holes are located on either side of 73, eight miles south of Keene Valley. On the upstream side of the road is a user-friendly spot, easy to get into and out of. Immediately downstream is a steeper, deeper hole where the river enters a short flume.

Wakulla Springs
Route 267, Edward Ball State Park, Wakulla, Florida. Most people think Florida has two swimming holes, the gulf and the ocean. False. Hundreds of freshwater springs dot the northern half of the state. Among the best is Wakulla Springs, about 15 miles south of Tallahassee. Heavily supervised, though—lifeguards with whistles and like that.

Blue Hole
U. S. 33, Harrisonburg, Virginia. The Dry River is anything but. Halfway between Harrisonburg and the West Virginia border is a complex of springs that help produce a deep hole under a couple of rocks that are begging you, just begging you, to take the eight-to-ten-foot leap.

Meadow Run
Route 381, Ohiopyle State Park, Ohiopyle, Pennsylvania. The premier natural water slide east of the Mississippi. A rugged pair of cut-offs is definitely recommended.

Anvil Rock
Route 63, Alderson, West Virginia. Anvil Rock is named for a big ol' chunk of limestone on the banks of the Greenbrier River. If you want to blend in with the locals, bring a rack of Old Milwaukee and some cogent thoughts on deer hunting.

Ellison Creek
Route 87, Payson, Arizona. Also known as Cold Springs, this is a popular hole on a tributary to the Verde River. Among the half-dozen pools, the premier spot is at the base of a forty-foot fall. Check out the sunning rock at the bottom of the main pool.

Calf Creek Falls
Route 12, Calf Creek Recreation Area, Escalante, Utah. Swimming holes in the Utah desert? Sure. Outside Escalante is a 125-foot fall feeding a dead ringer for the lagoon on Gilligan's Island. Broad and fan shaped, the pool's best feature is a brilliant sand beach.

Washing Machine
Route 41, Sierra National Forest, Oakhurst, California. Nestled in the heart of the Sierra Nevadas, Washing Machine gets its name from a series of three smallish potholes connected by submerged passageways. The top pot is so deeply excavated that it almost has a roof.

Tish Tang
Route 96, Willow Creek, California. Here is a wide, flat, and featureless part of the Trinity River—except for Prayer Rock, a 25-foot outcrop that native tribes used for ceremonies. Now it's an easily accessible diving board used by Humboldt County residents and visitors. The cobble-and-sand beach has been so compacted that you could drive a Corvette up to the shore and dive off the hood.

Rock Pool
Las Virgenes Road, Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area, Los Angeles. Easy to get to and hard to forget, Malibu Creek spreads out just below a volcanic canyon into this fine piece of water more than 60 feet wide.

Douglas Creek
Route 28, Wenatchee, Washington. The Douglas Creek cuts through a canyon of mostly volcanic rock on its way to the Columbia River. Deep, round bowls lie stacked one after the other beside broad, smooth sunning ledges. Crowds can get rowdy, but the BLM (that's Bureau of Land Management, or, as the locals call it, Booze, Lust, and Marijuana) keeps things under control.


The Peanut in Lee's Summit
For this week's Brick workout, bring your biking shoes and running shoes, and for the social bring your dancing shoes!

From Shelter 14 at Longview Lake, take Raytown Road north to East 109th Street and turn right (east), go to View High Drive and turn right (south), go to S.W. 3rd Street and turn left (east), go to N.E. Main Street and turn left (north).   


Get Map to The Peanut in Lee's Summit 219 S.E. Main Street
Lee's Summit, Missouri 64063
Phone: 816-524-9966

Yard House Restaurant
Great Food, Classic Rock and the World's Largest Selection of Draft Beer served in an upscale, casual setting make Yard House the premier destination for any occasion. The eclectic menu of American Fusion cuisine includes an extensive selection of appetizers, salads, sandwiches, rice and pasta dishes, steaks and seafood. Yard House offers a unique variety of draft beer ranging from 130 to 250 tap handles, signature martinis, premium spirits and celebrated wines. The interiors of Yard House are a contrasting mix of warm woods and stainless steel accents complete with the signature oval bar, walls graced with original artwork, gallery style lighting and a state-of-the-art sound system.

Get Map to Yard House Restaurant 1863 Village West Parkway
Kansas City, Kansas 66111
Phone: 913-788-4500

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