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Big Brothers Big Sisters Wet Dog Triathlon - Results

Race Details

9th Annual Wet Dog Triathlon

: Swim ¼ mile, Bike 9.3 miles, Run 3.1 miles
Race Date: Saturday, July 12, 2008
Start Time: 7:00 AM
Location: Point Mallard Park
City/State/Zip: Decatur, Alabama
Country: USA
Race Website:
  • Welcome to the 9th annual Wet Dog Triathlon Benefiting Big Brothers Big Sisters!
  • Feel like a "Wet Dog" on Saturday 07/12/2008 at 7:00 am. This race is an excellent first time event or a fun opportunity to train or rack up experience for another race.
  • The course is relatively flat and fast with a run along the banks of the Tennessee River in Decatur, Alabama.
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  • Course Information:
    Course Information:
    SWIM COURSE - 400 meters
  • The swim course is 400 meters in a tributary of the Tennessee River.
  • The course is a simple out and back. Keep buoys on your left.
  • Finish the swim on the beach and follow the markings to the transition area.
  • For safety, all swimmers must wear a white swim cap.
  • You enter the swim based on your race number, from lowest to highest number.
  • Race numbers are assigned based on the estimated swim time you provide on your entry form.
  • This will be strictly enforced.
  • Swimmers can move back in line, but can not move forward.
  • Register now to get a spot in the swim order. All registrants who wait to the last minute will have the UPPER numbers and be starting at the rear, NO EXCEPTIONS.
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    BIKE COURSE - 15k
  • The bike course is a 9.3 mile out and back from the transition area to Rhodes Ferry Park. It is primarily flat and fast.
  • You must mount and dismount in the mounting area.
  • Although the police will be on hand, the roads will not be closed. USE CAUTION. Do not disregard traffic laws.
  • There will be a sweeper to bring the abandoned to the transition site.
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    RUN COURSE - 5k
  • The run course is a 3.1 mile loop with a mix of trail, black top, and asphalt. The course follows the Point Mallard Run/Bike Trail along the banks of the Tennessee River. There are a couple of SMALL rolling hills.
  • The course merges with the access road in several locations, but follow the trail until you reach the pump house beside the river.
  • Turn left at the pump house and follow the access road back to finish.
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  • Directions:
    Decatur is in northern Alabama, 80 miles north of Birmingham Alabama, 45 miles east of Florence Alabama, and 26 miles west/southwest of Huntsville Alabama
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    Other Info:
  • No race day registration.
  • Proceeds to benefit the Big Brothers Big Sisters of Morgan County.
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