Held upon the beautiful grounds of Leila Patterson Center in Fletcher, NC, it features a 200 yard pool swim, a 17.5 mile bike on quiet country roads, and a rolling 5k run with an on-track finale in which to summon your mighty kick to the tape! Both individuals and relay teams are encouraged to join in, and you don’t have to be a three-sport athlete to participate. In the LPC Triathlon Team Competition, you can opt for the sport of your choosing, and just swim, bike, or run as part of a team.
The swim will take place in a 25 yard pool and the run is on gravel, paved and cross country/grass paths. Race distances will vary, as follows, by participants’ ages and/or experience levels: Beginner: (recommended 9 and under) Swim: 25 yard swim (one length of the pool) & Run: Lap around the outdoor track;Intermediate: (10-12 or novice 12-15) Swim: 150 yard & Run: 1 1/2 mile; Advanced: (12-15 or experienced younger kids) Swim: 250 yard & Run: 5k