Endurance Sports Management will be hosting the 2013 Tellico Summer Solstice Sprint Triathlon and has designated Young Life of Loudon County as the beneficiary.
Website: www.endurancesportsmanagement.com Sponsors: The Health Shoppe, Runners Market, University Spine and Sports Specialists, Knoxville Performance Lab, Covenant Health Knoxville Marathon, Hammer Nutrition, Cedar Bluff Cycles and Tennessee Valley Authority. LOCATION – TVA Tellico Dam Recreation Area (at start of Tellico Parkway), Lenoir City, TN – Exit I-75 at Lenoir City, take Rt. 321 South toward Maryville, past Rt. 11 & over Ft. Loudon Dam, exit right after dam to Tellico Parkway, go straight at stop sign to race site. (Race site +/- 5 miles S of I-75) Lodging: Host Hotel: Holiday Inn Express, Lenoir City : call 888-897-0044 - ask for triathlon discount Age Groups and Awards: Overall awards for the top three male and female finishers & top male and female masters. Age group awards for first, second, and third place in the following M & F age groups: 12-15, 16-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45- 49, 50-55, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70 and over & top 3 Clydesdale & Athena. Open Relay Division: Male, Female, and Co-ed. Refund Policies: No refunds. Sanctioned: The Tellico Solstice SummerSprint Triathlon is officially sanctioned by USAT. SWIM distance: 800 meters The swim takes place in the fresh water of Tellico Lake. Projected water temp is 75-80. Wetsuits are usually allowed (though, per USAT rules, there will be no wetsuits for temperatures higher than 78). Buoys each 100 meters. BIKE distance: 16 miles Bike Leg: A 16.1 mile course on Tellico Parkway, looping Davis Ferry and Maple Hill Roads. The course is on rolling hills and wide shoulders. No aid stations on the course. RUN distance: 3.1 miles Run Leg: On road and paths around & on Tellico Dam. Almost as flat as a pancake! Aid stations will be placed every mile. See website for map and details. Registration: Limited to the first 600 entries. The Entry Fee is $60 for entries received before June 2nd - Late fee is $80. Entry fee for Relay Teams is $80 before June 2nd Late fee $100. Relay Teams should send three forms together. USA TRIATHLON LICENSE – All participants MUST have an annual or one-day USAT license. Those that do not hold an annual USAT license MUST purchase a $12 single-event license & sign waiver. Annual members must show membership card at packet pickup. Annual USAT license is $39 at www.usatriathlon.org. Race Packet Pick-Up: Saturday, June 23rd, 5:00- 7:00 PM EST- Runners Market Farragut Day-of-Race Packet Pick-Up & Registration: Sunday, June 3rd, 6:30 a.m. - 7:15 a.m. EST Performance shirts & water bottles to all competitors.