Tri the Parks, Don Carter State Park

Triathlon, Duathlon, Aquabike                


Date and Time

September 29th, 2018

8:00 am

online Registration

Participants (Updated Live - See Who's In - Invite your Friends)


Address: 5000 North Browning Bridge Road, Gainesville, GA 30506, Hall County

From Atlanta travel north on I-85 approximately 25 miles to I-985. Continue on I-985 to exit 24. Turn left and follow GA-369 W/US-129 N for 0.7 miles. Turn right onto US-129 N/Limestone Pkwy and follow for 1.6 miles then turn right on GA-284 N/Clarks Bridge Rd. In 6.2 miles North Browning Bridge Rd. will be on your right. Follow North Browning Bridge for 1.3 miles to the park entrance.



Swim: 600 meters

Bike: 11 miles

Run: 3.1 miles



Run: 3.1 miles

Bike: 11 miles

Run: 3.1 miles



Swim: 600 meters

Bike: 11 miles


Race Information

Registration cutoff is September 22, 2018 or when field limit is reached if earlier.

Field limit is 400.

Transition Area:  Bike racks are coordinated to match with your assigned race number.  Place your bike in the rack corresponding with your number.  

Body Marking:  All athletes will be marked with race number and age.  

 Swim Caps:  Swim caps are provided in your race packet and must be worn.  Your cap color identifies your swim start wave.


Course Maps

Triathlon / Duathlon / Aquabike 


Cool Stuff

Awards in all divisions, awesome/durable lifestyle shirts, cool race packet, post race refreshments, complete race results posted on web, awards ceremony with awards three deep in all categories.  


Event Timeline

6:00 a.m. Park opens

6:00 a.m. - 7:30 a.m.  Check-in

7:30 a.m.  Report to the beach for the swim seed positioning and duathlon course start  

7:45 a.m.  Start sequence information and last minute course updates

8:00 a.m.  Race starts

11:00 a.m.  Awards ceremony begins


Awards Categories

  • Male and Female Overall (1st, 2nd, 3rd)

  • Male and Female Masters (1st, 2nd, 3rd)

  • Male and Female Age Groups (1st, 2nd, 3rd) 14 & Under, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75-79, 80-84, 85-89, 90+

  • Clydesdale (1st, 2nd, 3rd), Athena (1st, 2nd, 3rd), Physically Challenged (1st, 2nd, 3rd)

  • Masters Clydesdale (1st, 2nd, 3rd), Masters Athena (1st, 2nd, 3rd)

  • Male and Female Novice (1st, 2nd, 3rd)

  • Male, Female, and Mixed Teams (1st Place)


Series Awards

All athletes completing at least three races are eligible for special series awards.  The best three races count toward series standings.  Series scoring information can be located here.  



All Tri the Parks races are USAT Sanctioned.  All USAT rules are in effect.  Approved helmets only, no drafting, and no blocking.  All rules will be enforced by USAT Officials to ensure a safe and fair competition.  All participants, including relay team members, must be a USAT member or have purchased a one-day license ($15) during registration.  


Entry Fees

December 20 - December 31st

    Individual                       $59

    Relay Team                    $95

January 1 - June 9

    Individual                       $70

    Relay Team                  $105

June 10 - August 25      

    Individual                       $80

    Relay Team                  $115

August 26 - September 22               

    Individual                       $95

    Relay Team                 $135

*Must add $15 if Non USAT Member in order to receive one day membership

*Each relay team member must add $15 if Non USAT member



Hotel Information





  • Thursday September 27th, 11:00 am to 1:00 pm at Podium Multisport

  • Thursday September 27th, 3:30 pm until 6:30 pm at All3Sports

  • Friday September 28th, 12:00 pm until 7:00 pm at Don Carter State Park

  • Saturday September 29th, 6:00 am until 7:30 am at Don Carter State Park. Check in closes promptly at 7:30 am so please make sure you allow time for parking and check in. Timing chips will only be available on race day morning. If you pick up your packet prior to race day morning, you will simply need to present your race number at the race on race day morning to pick up your timing chip.

Remember only you can pick up your packet and no one else. USAT requires all participants to pick up their own packet with photo ID and USAT card. If you are on a relay team, all members need to be present when picking up the packet. We are very sorry for any inconvenience this may cause, but we must be in compliance with USAT on this important issue.

Podium Multisport is located at 1167 Zonolite Pl NE, Unit A2, Atlanta, GA 30306.

All3Sports is located at 8601 Dunwoody Place, Suite 450, Atlanta, GA 30350 in the Northridge Business Park.  (This is an office park. Turn into the entrance across the street from the QT gas station, and we're in the front of the 400 building which sits up on the hill.)

When you pick up your packet at Podium Multisport or All3Sports on Thursday, you are automatically entered into a drawing for a chance to win an All3Sports PRIZE PACK to be awarded on race day.



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