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Watauga Lake Triathlon ~ Results

Race Details

Watauga Lake Triathlon

: Swim 1000 Meters, Bike 22 Miles, Run 5 Miles
Race Date: Saturday, August 11, 2012
Start Time: 8:00 AM
Entry Fee: $50 by July 15
$60 by August 10
$70 Race Day
Location: Sugar Grove Baptist Church
Address: 838 Sugar Grove Church Rd
City/State/Zip: Butler, Tennessee 37640
Country: USA
Race Website:

2012 Watauga Lake Triathlon:

  • The Eighth Annual event will take place at 8:00am on Saturday, August 11, 2012, at the Sugar Grove Baptist Church.
  • This will be a low-key festive event with overall and age group awards, and a post-race barbecue.
  • Entry fees are $50 for individuals, $40 for collegiate, and $90 for relay teams through July 15.
  • The fees go up to $60/$50/$120 through August 10.
  • Day-of is $70/$60/$135.
  • All competitors (even if part of a relay team) must have a USAT license.
  • One-day licenses are available when registering.
  • Registration is capped at 250 individuals and/or teams so sign up now!
  • Course Information:

  • The swim will leave from the banks of a family farm. It will be a triangular couse, 1000 meters long.
  • The water temperature should be between 70-75 degrees.
  • USAT rules regarding wetsuits will appy.
  • Kayaks and Seadoos will be in the course area to monitor swimmers.

  • The bike ride will be a 35 kilometer loop with several good climbs, fast downhills, and rolling to flat terrain following the contour of the lake and beautiful Roan Creek.
  • This is an incredibly scenic ride and should be starting to show some good fall colors for the race.

  • The run will be an out-and-back course of 8 kilometers.
  • The course will be in a pastoral farm setting out to the main road, where it will follow the perimeter of the lake for a short distance before the turnaround and back to the finish area.

  • Course Maps
  • Directions:

  • 838 Sugar Grove Church Rd
  • Butler, TN 37640
  • Directions
  • Other Info:

  • The Watauga Lake Triathlon was inspired by the picturesque countryside and pristine waters of Watauga Lake.
  • Watauga literally means "beautiful water" and it certainly holds true to its given name.
  • Watauga holds the distinction of being the highest reservoir (more than 1900 feet above sea level) in the Tennessee river system.
  • Surrounded by the Cherokee National Forest and flanked by the Appalachain Mountains, Watauga Reservoir is arguably the most scenic in the Tennessee River Watershed.

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