Upcoming Grand Prix Race – MTA Triathlon at Lake James

The next Asheville Triathlon Club Grand Prix Race is coming up on Saturday, May 21st – the MTA Triathlon at Lake James.

Some event details:

Date & Time:
The triathlon will be held rain or shine at the Paddy’s Creek Section of Lake James State Park on May 21st at 8:00am. On-site registration and packet pickup will be available from 6:00 – 7:30am.

• The swim (750 meters) features a wave start and open water course on beautiful Lake James.

• The ride (22 miles) is on-road course, consisting of approximately 4 miles on state park property and an 18 mile loop with views of the lake all along the way.

• The run (5K) is mostly on dirt trail, with approximately ¼-½ mile on pavement.


Water Temperature:
The water temperature at the Paddy’s Creek Section of Lake James was measured at 77ºF on May 14, 2011. The water temperature will be measured again on race day.

Don’t forget to submit your Grand Prix results after you finish your race!


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