USAT Tennessee Sprint Championship
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[br][br]Description: A sprint distance triathlon, consisting of a 800 meter swim in Tellico Lake, a 17-mile bike loop on Hwy. 72, & a 4-mile run starting and ending at the MasterCraft Boat Company in Vonore, TN. Sponsors: Mastercraft Boats, Riversports Outfitters, Swim and Tri Shop and Cedar Bluff Cycles.
A 800 meter fresh water swim in Tellico Lake. Projected water temp is 70-75. Wetsuits will be allowed per USAT rules.
Swim will be started with ITU Under 23 athletes then age group waves every 3 minutes.
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A 17 mile out and back course on Highway 72.
The course is on rolling hills of Monroe and Loudon Counties.
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Run course is on rolling roads of the Tellico Industrial Park.
Aid stations will be placed every mile.
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Knoxville/Nashville: I-40 to I-75 South exit #81, Hwy. 321 N towards Maryville 5 mile to right on Hwy. 444 Tellico Parkway, 10 miles to Hwy. 72, left at stop sign approx. 4 miles to left into Tellico Industrial Park. Plant 12 mile on left. Chattanooga: I-75 North to exit #72, right thru Loudon, approx. 11 miles to Tellico Industrial Park on left.