Great opportunity to try out Triathlon. For Adults this Super Sprint event will consist of a 250 yard pool swim (1 swimmer starts every 30 sec); just over a 10 mile bike through Pickens county that is mostly flat, and great for beginners, and a 2.25 mile run in the park.
Summer Triathlon Series
The Marble Dragon race is event #2 (of 5) in the summer series. See www.fivestarntp.com for more information on the race series, and additional events.
Late & Day of registrations
Late registration is considered any registration after June 9th. We will have extras, but T-shirts will not be guaranteed on race day for anyone registering after May 9th. Day of registration starts at 7:00 am.
All participants registered by Jun. 9 are guaranteed a great race shirt in their size. Women can also order a Women's Cut. Anyone registering on race day will receive a unisex shirt while supplies last.
This Event is being held in conjunction with the Pickens County Parks Dept. They will also be the primary beneficiary of the the race.
7:00 am...Transition Opens & race day check in; 8:00 am...Wave #1 Adult swim starts; 10:30 am...12 & 13 year old swim start; 10:45 am...10 & 11 year old swim start; 11:15 am...8 & 9 year old swim start; 11:45 am...6 & 7 year old swim start; 12:15 pm...5 & under swim start
After all the adults have finished their race the kids will start their event. The adults do they're bike on the road, but the Kids Race will be completely on the park grounds. Visit the Fivestarntp.com page for complete information on either race.
The swim will be done in the Roper Park Pool; The bike leg will be done on the roads through Pickens County; and the run will be done on the park grounds using a combination of the paved walking trail and the track.
Estimated Swim Time
Athletes will be placed for the swim start based on their estimated swim time. This will allow the faster swimmers to go first, and keep them from catching the slower swimmers. Please do your best to have an accurate time.
Five Star Turkey Trot Qualifier
All participants registered for the race will qualify for FREE entry into the Five Star Turkey Trot held on Thanksgiving Day. See race website for details.
All pre-registered participants are guaranteed a race t-shirt and some goodies. All race finishers receive a finishers award, as well as adult male and female overall and all the regular 5 year age groups. Great festive atmosphere for the entire family. Kids receive male and female top 3 awards in the age group in which they raced.