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Goosepond Island Half Distance Triathlon

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Goosepond Island Half Distance Triathlon

: Swim 1.2 Miles, Bike 56 Miles, Run 13.1 Miles
Race Date: Sunday, October 13, 2013
Start Time: 8:00 AM
Entry Fee: $150 By 12/31/2012
$175 By 3/30/2013
$205 By 6/15/2013
$250 Until 10/10/2013
Location: Goosepond Colony
Address: 417 Ed Hembree Drive
City/State/Zip: Scottsboro, Alabama 35769
Country: USA
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Description:

2013 Goosepond Island Half Distance Triathlon:

  • The Goosepond Island Half Distance Triathlon, will be held on Sunday, October 13, 2013 in and around Goosepond Colony, located in Scottsboro, Alabama.
  • Course Information:


    Swim:
  • The 1.2 mile swim will be in the pristine waters of Lake Guntersville.
  • The triathlon will have wave starts beginning at 8 a.m.
  • A schedule for waves will be added to the site prior to the event.
  • Triathletes will follow the bouys in a rectangle stretching across the water in front of the Goosepond ampitheater.
  • Triathletes will swim the course counterclockwise with 6 foot tall corner bouys clearly marking the turns on the swim course.
  • In between the turn bouys there will be a number of different colored bouys to mark the swim course.

  • Swim Course Map


  • Bike:
  • The 56 mile bike makes use of the natural terrrain of the area.
  • Scottsboro is located in the Sequatchie Valley in the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains.
  • The bike route will be flat and fast, giving triathletes a chance to set personal records.

  • Bike Course Map


  • Run:
  • The 13.1 mile run will have triathletes leave transition and run along the golf course before turning into the campground.
  • After circling a part of the campground runners will run along an access road and run a loop before returning onto the campground road and repeating the course a second time before returning to transition.

    The run course will offer plenty of shade and runners will get views of Lake Guntersville as well as plentiful wildlife.

    Triathletes will enjoy the finishline as they return to transition and finish in front of their family and friends at the ampitheater.

    THE RUN COURSE IS NOW A ONE LOOP COURSE.

  • Directions:

  • Scottsboro is located in northeast Alabama.
  • Map & Directions - goosepond.org
  • Map & Directions - google map

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  • Other Info:

    Goosepond Colony Resort:
  • Goose Pond Colony is located on the banks of the Tennessee River's beautiful Lake Guntersville and nestled into the picturesque Cumberland Mountains.
  • Goose Pond Colony is a municipally owned resort that will take your breath away.
  • Two beautiful 18 hole championship golf courses, comfortable lakeside cottages, lodge, relaxing waterfront campground, full service marina, meeting facilities, The Docks Restaurant, swimming pool, beach area and Lake Guntersville.

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  • Previous Results:

  • 2012 Results at raceodysseyevents.com: Overall / Age Group


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