Tri the Parks, Don Carter State Park

Triathlon, Duathlon, Aquabike                


Date and Time

September 14th, 2019

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 7, 2019 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

Bike Elevation Profile

Bike Elevation Profile

Run Elevation Profile

Run Elevation Profile

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 8 - January 1

    Individual                      $69

    Relay Team                    $99

January 2 - August 10

    Individual                      $79

    Relay Team                  $109

August 11 - September 7               

    Individual                      $99

    Relay Team                  $139

*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


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