This looks like a great summer event on the grounds of the Asheville School produced by idaph events. Get $3 off your entry by using this code: AA5KTCAROLINARUNNER. Click here to register at IMAthlete.
FROM THE RACE ORGANIZERS
Welcome to the Inaugural Appalachian Aquathlon, 5k & Kid’s Triathlon presented by Asheville School. We are thrilled to bring this summertime, fun race on the beautiful, private grounds of Asheville School.
All participants will receive a super sweet beach towel! If you love race schwag as much as we do, we also have the option for you to purchase one of our custom designed race tees for an additional $10. Just pre-order these tees and pick them up at packet pick-up on race day.
The Swim will take place in a 6 lane 25 yard indoor pool.
- Beginner: 100 yards 4 lengths of the pool.
- Intermediate: 200 yards 8 lengths of the pool.
- Elite: 300 yards 12 lengths of the pool.
The Bike is a trail ride, this is on a two track dirt and gravel road, there is a bit of up and down but mostly flat to rolling terrain. Great for a mountain, cross, or hybrid bikes.
- Beginner Inside lap, 4 km (Green)
- Intermediate outside lap, 5.5 km (Red)
- Elite 2 laps around the outer loop then to T2, 9 km (Gold)
The Run for the triathlon will be held on the track. You will run from transition on the baseball field to the track, each category will run their laps on the inside of the track, faster runner need to pass in an outside lane. If you need to slow up check behind you and move to an outside lane. The finish will be in the North East corner of the track going back towards the pool.
Distances are as follows:
- Beginner: 800 meters, 2 laps on the track
- Intermediate: 1600 meters, 4 laps on the track
- Elite: 2km, 5 laps on the track
Aquathlon (swim/run): Swim will be 300 yards (12 lengths of the pool) followed by a 5k run.
5k Run: dirt and gravel road, bit of up and down but mostly flat to rolling terrain.
Get $3 off your entry by using this code: AA5KTCAROLINARUNNER. Click here to register at IMAthlete.
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