Night Ride Tri

Event Date

Sat, Jul 5, 2014


Cary, NC

About This Activity

One if by land, two if by sea, THREE IF BY TRIATHLON! Ride like Paul Revere at the Night Ride Tri to celebrate Independence Day weekend.  Presented by Fit & Able Productions, Inc., come experience a truly unique way to race and celebrate the holiday!  Race by moonlight and glow-sticks.

Swim at the Triangle Aquatic Center; bike and run around Cary Towne Center mall.  With five different courses, there is something for everyone at the Night Ride Tri and we encourage athletes of all ages, abilities, and skill levels to join the fun individually or on a relay team.  This event is perfect for novices trying their first triathlon and experienced athletes looking for a new course and for parents wanting to race with their kids.

Event Sponsors:
Bruegger's Bagels
Omega Sports
Triangle Aquatic Center
Cary Towne Center
All Star Bikes
Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices YSU

Event schedule and times

July 5-6, 2014

9:00 PM Check-in
10:00 PM Race Start


Location: Held at the Triangle Aquatic Center and Cary Towne Center

Sparkler: Swim: 50yd pool swim Bike: 4km Run: 1.6km
Fire Cracker: Swim: 200yd pool swim Bike: 8km Run: 2.4km
Fireworks: Swim: 400m pool swim Bike: 12km Run: 3km
Stars & Stripes Swimmers’ Challenge: Swim: 800m pool swim Bike: 4km Run: 1.6km
Independence Challenge: Swim: 800m pool swim Bike: 16km Run: 3km

Night Ride Tri Run Map 2014    Night Ride Tri Transition & Finish Map 2014     Night Ride Tri Bike Map 2014    PPP 2014 Swim Map

Event Information

Events: Youth, Juniors, Adults, Novices, Families, and Corporate and Recreational Teams are welcome.  This is a chip-timed recreational event run by volunteers.  All Fit & Able Productions, Inc. events are inclusion events.  Anyone of any age or skill-level can participate in any event!  Parents of minors please make sure your child and their equipment are ready for the event they are entered into.

Athletic Trainer: An athletic trainer will be available at the Triangle Aquatic Center.

Event Souvenirs: Night Ride Tri t-shirts are included with your registration fee.  Please provide your desired shirt size when you register online.  There is no guarantee of getting an event t-shirt after June 12 when we order the shirts.

Event Parking: Enter the Cary Towne Center at the light across from Adams Elementary School. Parking areas will be designated by Sears. Other entrances to the mall on Maynard, Cary Towne Blvd. and Walnut St. will be closed until the last runner is off the course.

Inspections: Bike & Helmet inspections are required for athletes ages 17 & Under but recommended for all athletes. Inspections must be done at one of the three area ALL STAR BIKE SHOP locations ( by July 3.  Additional information will be emailed upon registration.  All handle bar ends must be plugged.

Packet Pick-up

Dates: Please check regularly for updates.

NOTE: All participants must show a photo ID and USA Triathlon Membership card in order to pick up their race packets.  All participants must pick up their own race packet (including relay team members).  Athletes who are not USA Triathlon Members must purchase a one day USAT membership.  Minors must be with a guardian to pick up their race packet.  All participants must sign the event waiver in order to start the race.

No refunds, exchanges, or transfers are available for this event.

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