LAKE LURE TRIATHLON

EVENT INFO

8:00 am - Saturday, August 10
Hosted at: Rumbling Bald Resort on Lake Lure

NEW this year...FREE Practice Swim for Triathlon Participants will be held Friday night, August 9
from 5:30-6:30 pm.

*When using the maps, download to your phone or device prior to the race as signal is sometimes limited at event.

WHAT ATHLETES ARE SAYING

"I've been racing since 1985, and I've been telling people this is one of those must-do events in North Carolina." - Cid Cardoso, Jr.

WHY YOU SHOULD REGISTER

The Lake Lure Triathlon starts and finishes on the white sandy beach of Rumbling Bald Resort. The Lake Lure area is a favorite training haven for triathletes and was noted as such by Complete Tri in their "Top Ten Great Destination Triathlons" and "The Most Amazing Triathlons to do across the USA today" in Culture Trip.

EVENT DETAILS

SWIM
The 750-meter swim starts on the beach and then finishes at the transition line. 


This is a time trial swim start, with participants going off every 2-3 seconds. This greatly improves swim safety, but it also allows participants to swim with family members or friends, something they're not able to do many times with wave start races. The transition area is just a short run out of the water.

BIKE
The 22.3K bike course is challenging, but you will be rewarded with breathtaking views as it rolls through the countryside at the base of the Blue Ridge Mountains and finishes back at the same transition area.

RUN
The 5K run course starts at the transition area and is a steady, but reasonable, uphill climb that winds up a beautiful valley paralleling Bald Mountain Golf Course and ends with a gentle downhill cruise to a beach finish. 

SETUP
All athletes up to the challenge with age and gender categories set in 5-year increments, as well as separate divisions for Athena, Clydesdale and Master Clydesdale.

Age and gender groups are assigned in age increments with the top three in each category receiving gold, silver and bronze medals.

PRICING & REGISTRATION

INDIVIDUAL: $80

Avoid the line, Register online! 

On-line Registration is available until Noon on Friday, Aug. 9th


Individual:
Open Male, Open Female, Masters Open Male, Masters Open Female, Age Group Male, Age Group Female, Clydesdale, Master Clydesdale, Athena, Novice Male, Novice Female, Novice Masters Male, Novice Masters Female


MIXED RELAY: $135

Policies & Refunds
Event entries are not transferable between persons, events or years.  No refunds are given for this event.

EVENT DAY DETAILS

TRIATHLON SWAG AND EXTRAS
Register by July 26, 2019 to guarantee yourself a shirt!

A longsleeve Wicking "Dare to Tri" t-shirt in Electric Heather Red

Complimentary Extras

  • Free beer at finish line

  • Iced towel

  • Gold, Silver and bronze medals

  • 2019 Commemorative T-shirt

  • Homemade food items courtesy of Fairfield Mountains VFD Auxiliary
    and Friends of Olympiad


PACKET PICKUP & REGISTRATION
Location is at the Beach Pavilion at Rumbling Bald Resort.

Walk-up registration is available for this event at Rumbling Bald Resort
Friday, August 9, 2019 - 5:00-7:00 pm & Saturday, August 10, 2019 - 6:00 - 7:30 am

  • Only checks or cash can be accepted at packet pickup.

  • T-shirts will be given at packet pickup instead of at the finish line. Only those that register are guaranteed a shirt.


NOTE:
Note: A participant must collect his/her own event packet. This rule applies to relay team members as well. Photo ID is required in order to collect event materials. USA Triathlon requires that all USAT annual members show their USAT membership card at packet pick-up. Any USAT annual member who does not present his/her valid membership card at packet pick-up or any participant who is not a USAT member, will be required to pay the USAT one-day fee of $15.

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