The 2013 Tellico Summer Solstice Sprint Triathlon now include of runs (13.1mi, 3.1mi & .4mi Kid's) on Saturday, to go along with the popular triathlon on Sunday.
The long standing triathlon starts with a .5 mile open water swim.
The in water start is from the bath house beach and ends at the new beach area.
A short grass run to transition to begin the 16.1 mile bike mainly on scenic Tellico Parkway.
The triathlon finishes with a 5K run within the recreation area and is almost completely flat. Great views of Tellico Lake.
Over $1500 in door prizes, finishers medal, performance shirts & socks, great food & awards!
SWIMdistance: 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.
BIKEdistance: 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.
RUNdistance: 3.1 miles
Run Leg: On road and paths around & on Tellico Dam. Almost as flat as a pancake! Aid stations will be placed .9, 1.9 & 2.9 miles. See links below.