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Carroll Bank & Trust Dixie Triathlon Presented By Granges

Date Saturday, September 18 2021
LocationHuntington, TN
Races
  • Olympic - 1.5k | 20.5mi | 10k
      Saturday 07:30 AM
  • Sprint - 500m | 16mi | 5k
      Saturday 08:00 AM

Course Detail


 

The race staging is at the Carroll County Thousand Acre Lake recreation area.

 

TRANSITION AREA NOTES
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The race transition area is organized based on your assigned race number. Each bike rack ROW is also marked with a sign to help you find your row as you complete your swim-to-bike and bike-to-run transitions. 


 


 

500 Meter Sprint | 1500 Meter Olympic

The swim takes place in the Carroll County Thousand Acre Lake in Huntingdon, TN. The course will be set up so you swim counter clockwise, keeping buoys on your left.  See the swim map for distinguishing buoys to follow and be sure to listen to race staff instructions at the swim start should there be any changes to course design on race morning.  

The swim will be conducted in a time-trial fashion. Race numbers are assigned by estimated swim time for all categories. A racer will enter the water approximately every 3 seconds, with relay teams and aquabike starting mixed in with individuals. Course buoys are placed to help racers to stay on course. To assist you in determining your swim time, follow this pace chart provided by US Masters Swimming. 

There will be no moving up in swim order on race day. The race order is pre-assigned and you may move back in the order if you so choose.   
 

USA Triathlon Wet Suit Rules:
The water temp is expected to too warm for this race to be wetsuit legal. An official temperature will be announced race morning.


Article 4.4: Each age group participant shall be permitted to wear a wet suit without penalty in any event sanctioned by USA Triathlon up to and including a water temperature of 78 degrees Fahrenheit.

When the water temperature is greater than 78 degrees, but less than 84 degrees Fahrenheit, age group participants may wear a wet suit at their own discretion, provided however that participants who wear a wet suit within this temperature range shall not be eligible for prizes or awards.
 



16 Miles Sprint | 20.5 Miles Olympic

Both the sprint and olympic bike take place on loop courses. It is scenic and fun, passing through both beautiful rural roads and the downtown Huntingdon town square. 


 



5K Sprint | 10K Olympic

The run course is a 5K scenic out and back course with Olympic participants doing two laps.


 

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