Plunge Pedal & Plod

Event Date

Sun, Aug 24, 2014


Cary, NC

About This Activity

Sanctioned by USA Triathlon.

Plunge Pedal & Plod has been Fit & Able's signature annual event since 1997 and we are glad to be back again for 2015!  With four courses there is a challenge for athletes of all ages and skill levels.  Whether you're new to the sport of a seasoned veteran you will find a course four you!  As with all Fit & Able events, the more you race the better swag you get: 2nd Year and 3rd Year participants will get even cooler souvenirs to take home.  Sign up for Plunge Pedal Plod online at

Check out photos from the 2014 Plunge Pedal & Plod!


Saturday August 15, 2015

4:00 - 6:00 PM Packet Pick-up at TAC

Sunday August 16, 2015

6:00 - 7:30 AM Check-in & Packet Pick-up at TAC
8:00 AM Staggered Race Start
* Course will stay open until last athlete is finished.


Race Location: Triangle Aquatic Center and Cary Towne Center.  Race registration and refreshments are located in the TAC lobby area.  The transition area will be in the TAC parking lot.  For Parking: enter Cary Towne Center at the main light across from Adams Elementary School of Triangle Town Blvd. Parking areas will be designated by Sears. All other entrances to the mall on Maynard, Cary Towne Blvd. and Walnut St. will be closed until the last runner is off the course.

Events: Everyone is welcome to participate!  This is event has both competitive and recreational categories.  Competitive participants will have chip-timed results that will be posted online.  Recreational participants will only have a digital clock at the finish line and no timed results.  All Fit & Able Productions, Inc. events are inclusion events: anyone of any age, skill-level, or ability can participate in any race!

Athletic Trainer: An athletic trainer will be located in a medical tent near the transition area and finish line.

Water Stations: There will be two water stations on the course: one by the transition area at the run start and one at the turn around point for the 1 Mile run.  Water is also available at the registration and refreshment area.  The water stations are marked on the map.

Event Souvenirs: Plunge Pedal & Plod 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 August 1st.

Packet Pick-up: All participants must show a photo ID (18 & over) or be with a guardian with a photo ID (17 & under) in order to pick up their race packets.  All participants must pick up their own race packet (including relay team members).  USAT members must provide their USAT membership number.  Athletes who are not USA Triathlon Members must purchase a one day USAT membership.

Inspections: Bike & Helmet inspections are required for athletes ages 17 & under but recommended for all athletes. Inspections must be done by Torrenti Cycles by August 15th.  Additional information will be emailed upon registration.  All handle bar ends must be plugged.


Transition & Finish Map    Bike Map    Course Matrix    Swim Map    Run Map


Online registration closes on August 15th at 9 PM.  Cash, checks, and credit cards are accepted at packet pick-up and race day.

Competitive Individual & Relay Team (Chip Timed Results): Shirt included with registration.

  • Until July 19th: $55/Individual and $85/Relay Team
  • Until August 2nd: $60/Individual and $90/Relay Team
  • Until August 15th: $65/Individual and $95/Relay Team
  • On Race Day: $75/Individual and $105/Relay Team

One-Day USAT Membership: $10 (17 & Under)/$12 (18 & over)
* Current USAT members must provide membership number.


Register online at 

Event Sponsors

Fit & Able Productions is a nonprofit organization that has been supporting community and family fitness in Cary since 1997 through organizing creative events and training programs.  Our events also help support many programs, such as swim safety lessons for underprivileged children and adults, youth fitness programs, and health education run by our community partners including the Cary Family YMCA, Triangle Aquatic Center, and Town of Cary.  Proceeds from our events that aren't designated to support other organizations go to support the event and other Fit & Able nonprofit activities.

We can't wait to see you at Plunge Pedal & Plod!

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