Columbus, GA has quickly become a Triathlon Mecca. It is home to a long distance triathlons, sprints, olympics, duathlons, and off road duathlons. The 4-6ft down river swims, fast and flat bike course, and the flat and scenic run course appeal to both the beginner and advanced triathlete. This is a great race to gauge your fitness level or transition from a sprint!
Event details and schedule
Thank you for registering for Chattahoochee Challenge Olympic Triathlon and Duathlon!
7:30am Olympic triathlon
500m downstream two times. Athletes will start the swim portion of the race in a wave fashion. Remain calm, the entry into the water is very tame and controlled. The river depths are approximately 4-6 ft in depth. The closer to shore, the shallower the water.
22 miles - The bike course begins and ends on the Columbus Riverwalk. 2 loops
10k - The run course is very flat 1-loop course. An aid stations is located approximately 200 yds out of transition. You will pass this aid station twice.
Male/Female: Under 14 then 15-19 in 5 year increments up to 70+
Top 3 overall Male/Female and top 3 in age group.
Relay will be top 3.
Each participant will get a cool medal and t-shirt. Triathletes will be provided a swim cap.
**T-shirts are not guaranteed for those who register at packet pick-up**
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Weather: In the event of inclement weather? There are no "rain dates" for TriColumbusGA events. If the weather conditions are hazardous, Race Management has the right to change, eliminate parts of the course, or delay up to a point. However, if it is deemed too dangerous to race, the event will be canceled and there will be no refunds. Of course, since we are athletes ourselves, we will do everything in our power to have the event, but your safety is of our utmost concern.
Refunds (Effective 2017): We do not offer refunds for races. With supporting documentation and under extreme circumstances you may contact Tricolumbusga@gmail.com to see if a deferral is possible.
SPONSORS: We couldn't make this weekend happen without our sponsors. Thank you to....
WRBL News and Weather http://wrbl.com/category/weather/
Max Fitness http://www.maxfitnesselite.com
Brickyard Bike Co
Multisport Athletics http://www.multisportathletics.com/
CrossFit CSG https://crossfitcsg.com
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On behalf of the City of Columbus and TriColumbusGA, we welcome you to our great city. We look forward to seeing you August 5!