Come enjoy a sprint triathlon in the Foothills of the Smokies in beautiful Alcoa, TN.
When: Saturday August 3rd 2019 8:00am
Where: Springbrook Pool, Alcoa, TN
Join us for the Black Bear Sprint Triathlon to benefit the Friends of the Smokies and celebrate triathlon with Fleet Feet Racing! This short triathlon is a USAT Sanctioned event showcasing the Springbrook Pool and the beautiful back roads of Alcoa.
Swim 200 Yds - 8 laps in the Springbrook pool with a time trial self-seeded start with a 5 second space between athletes.
Bike 9 miles - A fairly flat, beautiful course to gain speed and confidence on your bike ride!
Run 3 miles - A shaded, flat-ish, run through the Springbrook greenways to finish in the Springbrook Parking lot.
Be a part of the fun, a good training or competing opportunity, and fellowship with fellow triathletes and beginners alike!
Packet Pickup: You may pick up your packets including your bib at the following times. Make sure you have a photo ID and either your USAT card or proof of a purchased one-day insurance. You are unable to pick up for others.
- Fri Aug 2 10a-7p at Fleet Feet Knoxville, 11619 Parkside Dr, Knoxville, TN 37934
- Sat Aug 3 6a-7a at Springbrook Pool, 636 Vose Rd, Alcoa, TN 37701
Triathlon Clinic: Whether you are a first time triathlete or just need a refresher on a topic, this triathlon clinic may be for you. We will be discussing everything from transition setup to race strategy.
- Fri Aug 2 6p at Fleet Feet Knoxville, 11619 Parkside Dr, Knoxville, TN 37934
Double Pool Challenge
To earn a visor, you MUST complete:
We have volunteer opportunities starting the week before the race and leading up to race morning available. And, guess, what? You can still run the race & volunteer! Coming to cheer on the races but want to help? Sign up to be a course monitor and make sure the runners don't make a wrong turn! There is lots to set up before the race and we could use your help. If you are interested, sign up for a volunteer post using this link or email firstname.lastname@example.org.