Ortega Highway will be closed Sunday morning for the Orangeman Half-Distance Triathlon, event organizers said today.
The road will be closed from 7 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. from El Cariso Village near Lake Elsinore to Antonio Parkway in San Juan Capistrano for the bicycle part of the event.
The 56-mile bike race will go through Dana Point and San Juan Capistrano and then along the Ortega Highway to El Cariso Village and back. Also included in the event is a 13.1-mile run on the Salt Creek Regional Trail and a 1.2-mile swim in the ocean off Salt Creek Beach Park. --City News Service and Toni McAllister