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Location: Scottsboro, AL US 35769 Directions
Type: Triathlon
Description

First 30 Goose Pond Half Iron entries will receive a FREE ENTRY to any Endurance Sports Management 2018 lake triathlon up to Endurance distance. Those first 30 will also receive race swag from 2017! Choose from the following lake triathlons: 4/28 Dickson Endurance or Iron Nugget Sprint Triathlons, 5/6 Hammer Olympic / Sprint Triathlons or Duathlon, 6/10 Tellico Olympic / Sprint Triathlons, 8/18-19 Tri Fall Creek Falls Endurance/Olympic / Calfkiller Sprint Triathlons, 9/8 Frantic Frog Sprint Triathlon or 10/13 Atomic Olympic / Sprint Triathlons or Duathlon. We will e-mail participants for choice and provide entry code prior to January 1.

The Goose Pond Island Half Iron & Sprint Triathlons return to the Goose Pond Colony Resort, located in Scottsboro, Alabama on Sunday, May 27, 2018. We invite all to come enjoy the beauty and challenge awaiting in our host Northern Alabama venue!

The 1.2 mile swim will be in the pristine waters of Lake Guntersville. The triathlon will have wave starts beginning at 7:30 a.m. Course will follow the buoys in a loop course. The protected waters of Lake Guntersville will have little or no current and should offer a great opportunity for a personal record swim time.

The 56 mile bike makes use of the natural terrain of the area. Scottsboro is located in the Sequatchie Valley in the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains. Course will exit Goosepond Colony and bike towards the historic Jackson County Courthouse. Once past the courthouse square, cyclists will head out to the surrounding countryside for a fast ride along rural roads. The bike route will be fairly flat and fast. Map Link

The 13.1 mile run will leave transition and run along the golf course before turning into the campground beginning two 5.3 mile loops. Runners return down Ed Hembree Drive to finish by transition. The run provides views of Lake Guntersville as well as plentiful wildlife. Aid stations will be passed 16 times. Map Link

Sprint race includes a 500 meter Swim, 12 mile Bike & 5K run. Swim will be an in-water start at end of pier with a rectangular course & beach exit. Map Link -  Bike will be an out & back course. Map Link - Run will also be an out and back route into campground & return to finish by transition. Map Link.

Athlete Amenities - race packets will include: race technical t-shirt, ESM water bottle, ESM socks, ESM swim cap (must be worn). FINISHER MEDALS for all finishers. Post race food & door prizes from sponsors to be announced. 

Registration processing fees are included in the entry fee for each event, no additional charges. Endurance Sports Management has enabled event insurance for your consideration in the event you are unable to compete. Please review this option during the registration process.

USAT Info: ALL USAT RULES APPLY – Goose Pond Island Half Iron Distance Triathlon is a USAT sanctioned event. USAT officials will referee the event.

Age Groups and Awards: Overall awards for the top three male and female finishers & top male and female masters. Age group awards for first, second, and third place in the following M & F age groups: 12-15, 16-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45- 49, 50-55, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70 and over & top 3 Clydesdale & Athena. Open Relay Division: Male, Female, and Co-ed.

Endurance Sports Management has a NO REFUND policy. This is based on our policy to provide 15% of GROSS REVENUES to our charity partners. Insurance is available during the registration of each event. Please take advantage of this option should you wish to insure your entry fees.

Race entries are non-transferable between individuals.

Event Cancellation / Modification Policy - If Natural Disaster or Community Disaster occurs, our action steps are as follows:

1. Endurance Sports Management in concert with local officials will make decisions based on safety first. 2. Courses and/or race segments will be altered as agreed to between Endurance Sports Management and local officials 3. Financial: It is not financially feasible for Endurance Sports Management to accept the risk of a disaster for everyone. Each registered participant needs to accept the risk of his or her entry fee. There will be NO REFUNDS or free entries to future races. The money you paid is spent developing the subject event. 4. Endurance Sports Management does not save any money if one of our events has to be canceled for reasons beyond our control. All supplies and services needed for the events are purchased and/or arranged in advance. All event supplies and services associated with that event must be paid for, regardless of the outcome.

Event Shirts - Event shirts are NOT guaranteed to participants registering within 2 weeks of each event. Please register prior to 2 weeks prior to guarantee your race shirt.

Place
417 Ed Hembree Drive
Scottsboro, AL US 35769
Events
Event Date Time Price Details
Half Iron Individual
Date
05/27
Time
7:30AM CDT - 4:00PM CDT
Price
$150
396 spots left.
Price increases January 31, 2018 at 11:59pm CST
Half Iron Clydesdale
Date
05/27
Time
7:30AM CDT - 5:00PM CDT
Price
$150
Price increases January 31, 2018 at 11:59pm CST
Half Iron Athena
Date
05/27
Time
7:30AM CDT - 5:00PM CDT
Price
$150
Price increases January 31, 2018 at 11:59pm CST
Half Iron Male Relay
Date
05/27
Time
7:30AM CDT - 5:00PM CDT
Price
$180
Price increases January 31, 2018 at 11:59pm CST
Half Iron Female Relay
Date
05/27
Time
7:30AM CDT - 5:00PM CDT
Price
$180
Price increases January 31, 2018 at 11:59pm CST
Half Iron Co-Ed Relay
Date
05/27
Time
7:30AM CDT - 5:00PM CDT
Price
$180
Price increases January 31, 2018 at 11:59pm CST
Half Iron Aqua Bike - Swim / Bike Only
Date
05/28
Time
7:30AM CDT - 5:00PM CDT
Price
$100
Price increases January 31, 2018 at 11:59pm CST
Sprint Triathlon Individual
Date
05/27
Time
7:30AM CDT - 5:00PM CDT
Price
$50
Price increases January 31, 2018 at 11:59pm CST
Sprint Clydesdale
Date
05/27
Time
7:30AM CDT - 5:00PM CDT
Price
$50
Price increases January 31, 2018 at 11:59pm CST
Sprint Athena
Date
05/27
Time
7:30AM CDT - 5:00PM CDT
Price
$60
Registration Opens May 14, 2018 at 9:01pm CDT
Sprint Triathlon Male Relay
Date
05/27
Time
7:30AM CDT - 5:00PM CDT
Price
$65
Price increases January 31, 2018 at 11:59pm CST
Sprint Triathlon Female Relay
Date
05/28
Time
7:30AM CDT - 5:00PM CDT
Price
$65
Price increases January 31, 2018 at 11:59pm CST
Sprint Triathlon Co-Ed Relay
Date
05/27
Time
7:30AM CDT - 5:00PM CDT
Price
$65
Price increases January 31, 2018 at 11:59pm CST
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