Mountain Madness Half Distance Triathlon is sanctioned by USA Triathlon. The swim portion will be a deep water start and will commence in waves. The bike portion is an out and back course that winds around Carters Lake then heads north to Ft. Mountain State Park. The run course will consist of two loops along Harris Branch Rd and Camp Branch Rd within Harris Branch Park, including a short trail section at the beginning and end of the run. Entry fees range from $135 to $195 for individual and from $235 to $295 for relay team. Registration is limited to 250 participants. All athletes will receive a custom designed Mountain Madness Half Distance Triathlon finishers medal along with an official race technical t-shirt. Awards are available.