TRI THE PARKS, richard b. russell STATE PARK

TRIATHLON, DUATHLON, AQUABIKe: SPRINT distance event               



JULY 27, 2019

7:30 AM


online registration

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

2019 Results 


Address: 2650 Russell State Park Drive, Elberton, GA 30635

From Atlanta travel I-85 North for approximately 88 miles.  Take the GA-17 exit towards Lavonia/Toccoa, exit 173.  Turn right on GA-17 and travel approximately 32 miles.  Turn left onto GA-77 and travel approximately 1.2 miles.  Turn right onto Ruckersville Road and travel approximately 8 miles.  You will see park entrance on your right, follow triathlon signs to parking.



Swim: 750 meters

Bike: 13.5 miles

Run: 5 km


Run: 3.1 miles

Bike: 13.5 miles

Run: 5 km


Swim: 750 meters

Bike: 13.5 miles


Registration cutoff is July 20, 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 ack 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.



Bike Elevation Profile

Bike Elevation Profile

Run Elevation Profile

Run Elevation Profile


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.  



5:30 a.m. Gate opens

5:30 a.m. - 7:00 a.m.  Check-in

7:00 a.m.  Report to the beach for the swim seed positioning and duathlon course start  

7:15 a.m.  Start sequence information and last minute course updates

7:30 a.m.  Race starts

11:00 a.m.  Awards ceremony begins



  • 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)



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.  



December 8 - January 1

   Individual Sprint $69

Relay Team Sprint $99

January 2 - June 22

  Individual Sprint $79

Relay Team Sprint $109

June 23 - July 20                

Individual Sprint $99

Relay Team Sprint $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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