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Are you ready to TRI KNOX again? As our South Knoxville community is growing PBR wants to celebrate the addition of Suttree's Landing on the south side as becoming a staple in the riverscape! Come TRI with PBR and the South Knox Collective as we traverse through the South Knoxville beauty for a sprint, olympic, or half-iron distance triathlon
Sprint: 1000M Swim - 14 Mi Bike - 5k Run
Olympic: 1900M Swim - 25 Mi Bike - 10k Run
Half: 2200M Swim - 56 Mi Bike - 13.1 Mi Run
The sprint will be a DOWNSTREAM 1000 meter swim ending at Suttrees Landing dock. The bike ride will head up Island Home for a 14-mile tour of some of S Knoxville's finest scenery. the run will take off along the riverside through the historic Island Home neighborhood onto the Will Skelton Greenway. Expect a little elevation, or as we say "Gently Rolling Hills" on this run, but in the shade and along the breezy river. Cruise back to the finish line in Suttree's boardwalk and celebrate with Knoxville's finest!
The olympic distance will also include a nice DOWNSTREAM swim from Island Home to Suttree's and head out on the same bike path for a 25-mile tour of scenic roads. The run will follow the same path extending just past Meads Quarry parking and follow its way back to Suttree's Landing as well.
The half-iron distance will also start from Island Home with a brief 100-meter upstream swim before heading downstream to Suttree's. The bike route showcases the beauty of the South Knoxville countryside. Once back the run will follow the same path as you make your way past Meads Quarry to the Forks of the River and follow its way back to Suttree's Landing as well. The half-iron distance will have a cut-off of 8.5 hours with a bike cut-off of 12pm
Stay tuned for updates on preview rides and runs, as well as open water swim clinics to help you get ready for the big day on the RIVER!
Swag will include a nice shirt, an option to purchase a hoodie, and a post-race meal after you get that hard-earned finisher's medal and gift!
Tentative Schedule of Events:
Personal Best Racing has a NO REFUND policy. This is based on our pricing structure 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.
Event Cancellation / Modification Policy - If Natural Disaster or Community Disaster occurs, our action steps are as follows:
1. Personal Best Racing 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 Personal Best Racing and local officials 3. Financial: It is not financially feasible for Personal Best Racing 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. Personal Best Racing 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.
Tentative Schedule of Events:
Early packet pickup: August 10, 5:30 pm-7:00 pm at Alliance Brewery or August 11, 5:30 pm-7:00 pm on site
Transition Opens 8/12 @ 5:30 am
Same-day registration and packet-pickup: 5:30 am -6:45 am
Shuttles to the swim start running between 6:15 am and 6:45 am
Race briefing at swim start: 6:45 am
Sprint in water wave start: 7:00 am (stay tuned for your wave's assigned time)
Olympic in water wave start: 7:30 am (stay tuned for your wave's assigned time)
Half Iron in water wave start: 7:00 am (stay tuned for your wave's assigned time)
Awards ceremonies TBD
Finishline expo 8:00 am-2:30 pm
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