Hammer Sprint Triathlon & Duathlon benefit the Humane Society of Loudon County in memory of a special dog named HAMMER. These early season USAT sanctioned events are in there 14th year in 2014. Come out for a great cause and test your off-season work!
Hammer Nutrition products in race packets and GU will be available on courses.Late registration & packet pickup is Saturday from 4 PM to 6:30 PM and Sunday from 6:30 AM to 7:45 AM - location: TVA Tellico Recreation area, directions below. Race walk through Saturday at 6 PM at race site. Arrive at site Sunday no later than 7 AM EST for ample time for parking, packet pickup and getting ready for event starting promptly at 8 AM EST.
Choose either a 400 meter swim in the triathlon or 5K run in the duathlon. Each event is followed by a 16.1 mile bike and 5 K run.
Swim is in clear, cool Tellico Lake. Start will be in water by the bath house after Duathlon sets off. Swim finish is at other beach area by race finish.
The bike course is also an out and back on Tellico Parkway with a loop at the far end covering Davis Ferry and Maple Hill Roads. Terrain is rolling and fast.
Run courses use the roads and paved trails of the TVA Tellico Recreation area. Aid stations will be passed each mile of this rolling course.
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)