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Black Warrior Triathlon - Cancelled

Race Details

Black Warrior Triathlon

: Swim 600 yards, Bike 17 miles, Run 3 miles
Race Date: Saturday, June 21, 2008
Start Time: 8:00 AM
Entry Fee: $50 Individual, $70 Relay
Location: Lake Lurleen State Park, Coker, AL (near Tuscaloosa)
City/State/Zip: Coker, Alabama
Country: USA
Race Website:
  • The Black Warrior Triathlon will once again be held at Lake Lurleen State Park near Coker, Alabama.
  • Lake Lurleen State Park is 7 miles west of Northport/Tuscaloosa along US Highway 82.
  • The event will begin at 8:00 AM
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    Course Information:
  • The redisgn of the course shortens the swim portion to 600 yards.
  • That will be basically from the swim beach to the boat ramp.
  • It is advisable to bring something to put on your feet to walk on the paved road from the transition area to the swim beach.
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  • The 17 mile bike course will be the same as last year.
  • The course leaves Lake Lurleen State Park going south on Lake Lurleen Road.
  • It turns right (north) onto Upper Columbus Road for 3.5 miles before turning around and going south on Upper Columbus Road.
  • Turn left onto Sam Sutton Road.
  • Turn left onto Mount Olive Road.
  • Turn left onto Lake Lurleen Road.
  • Turn right into Lake Lurleen State Park and return to Transition Area.
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  • The run will remain the same. It is a 3 mile run within the campgrounds portion of the park.
  • The course will exit the transition area to the north and go across the bridge.
  • Take the first road to the right and loop back towards the main road.
  • Turn right and follow the road to the loop at then end and return to the transition area.
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  • Lake Lurleen State Park is 7 miles west of Northport/Tuscaloosa along US Highway 82.
  • Plenty of road signs mark the route from US Highway 82.
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    Other Info:
  • On race day, everyone entering the park must pay the parks daily use fee of $3 per person ages 12 - 61 ($1 for children 6-11 and Seniors 62 and up; children under 6 are free. This includes competitors, spectators, everyone).
  • Bring cash! This fee includes park entrance, picnicking, fishing, boat launching and swimming.
  • A State fishing license is required for fishing and is available for purchase at the park.
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