The Tri Fall Creek Falls Triathlon, a popular Olympic distance triathlon, has a 10K & now NEW 5K runs Saturday morning using basically the same run course as the triathlon. The events take place at Tennessee’s most popular state park and is centrally located between Knoxville, Nashville and Chattanooga, making it very accessible.
The unique awards and bluegrass music are highlights of a wonderful time to be had by all in this quite rural setting.
Race start time is 9 AM Central Standard Time. Arrive at site no later than 7:30 AM CST for ample time for parking, packet pickup and getting ready for event starting promptly at 9 AM CST.
RACE LOCATION – Fall Creek Falls State Park, Pikeville, TN
(please allow extra travel time – park is remote & rural but worth the trip!)
BOOK ROOMS EARLY – Inn at Fall Creek Falls – 800-250-8610 – This is only hotel within about 10 miles of park. Nice accommodations of rooms and cabin homes & right across lake from transition.
Hammer Nutrition products in race packets and GU will be available on courses.
RUN – 10 kilometers – The run is one of the highlights of the course, as it takes place on a shaded bike trail through the beautiful woods of the state park. The run features rolling hills—nothing steep. Run Map Link: http://www.mapmyride.com/routes/view/2789497
Age Groups and Awards: Overall awards for the top three male and female finishers & top three male and female masters. Age group awards for first, second, and third place in the following M & F age groups: 12-15, 16-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45- 49, 50-55, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70 and over & top 3 Clydesdale & Athena.
See details under 5K run area.
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