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Swim: 750 meters
Bike: 14 miles
Returning for the 18th annual year, the scenic mountain town of Lake Lure hosts the Lake Lure Olympiad on August 11-13, 2023. Each year hundreds of athletes come to compete at one of Western North Carolina's Premier Destination Sports Festivals, situated in the Blue Ridge Foothills.
The Lake Lure Olympiad boasts multiple race events, challenging courses, and entertaining outdoor activities for family and friends at diverse scenic locations. It is also a non-profit organization bringing people together in the spirit of friendly competition for the benefit of charitable giving. The Olympiad has given back that more than $350,000 towards area charities and service organizations.
Over the past 17 years, athletes of all ages and abilities have participated and continue to rave about the area's scenic beauty, delicious finish line food, and countless welcoming volunteers which all make the Olympiad experience truly special and unique. Bring your kids and let them experience the same thrill of competition that mom and dad love, plus they earn medals too at the Junior Olympiad.
Turn your competition into a destination race weekend and enjoy the amazing backdrop of the Hickory Nut Gorge, serving as both a place to compete and a fun summer getaway spot with views that will take your breath away.
Learn more at: http://www.lakelureolympiad.com
Complimentary Race Extras:
* Commemorative t-shirt (only guaranteed if registered by July 27th)
* Iced towels
* Food & Beverage available at the finish line
* FREE Beer at Finish Line
Race Site - Large covered pavilion near the beach and tennis courts at Rumbling Bald @ Lake Lure. Google map
Rumbling Bald @ Lake Lure
112 Mountains Boulevard
Lake Lure 28746
• Friday, August 11th (5:00 PM - 7:00 PM)
• Saturday, August 12th (6:00 AM - 7:30 AM)
Important things to remember :
• A photo ID is required for packet pick-up.
• Cash, Check. NO credit cards due to limited internet availability.
• All participants must pick up their own race packet. (Including all relay team members)
A participant orientation meeting will be held at 7:00 PM on Friday, August 11th at the race finish line location on the beach. We will cover as many details as possible about the race and questions will be encouraged. This meeting should last about 30 minutes - we encourage everyone to attend.
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