Warriors’ Path Triathlon

War Path


Warriors’ Path Sprint and Olympic Triathlon

Sept. 5, 2016 7:30AM-1:00PM

Warriors’ Path State Park, 490 Hemlock Road, Kingsport, TN 37663

The Warriors’ Path Sprint & Olympic Triathlon takes place at Warriors’ Path State Park in Kingsport, TN.  The swim portion is in Patrick Henry Lake.  The bike course is along scenic country roads with lots of shade.  The run course is entirely within the park with stunning views of the surrounding mountains.

You can participate as an individual or as part of a relay.  Athena (women > 164lbs) and Clydesdale (men > 219lbs) categories are also available.

This is a USA Triathlon sanctioned event. If you do not have a USAT license, you will be required to purchase a $15 one-day license for insurance purposes.

Swim – 300 meters – This course is mainly an out and back across the lake.   Sprint Swim Course Map

Bike – 7.5 miles – The Sprint bike course is an out and back along Fall Creek Road to the end of Old Mill and back.   Sprint Bike Course Map

Run – 5k – The Sprint run course is one loop around the park which includes one hill. Sprint Run Course Map
Swim – 1.5k- The Olympic Tri swim is mostly along the shoreline. Olympic Swim Course Map

Bike – 26 miles- The Olympic bike course starts along the same route as Sprint bike course and then continues along a hilly scenic loop.  Climbing Buttermilk is the first real challenge, then there are two very steep short climbs towards the middle of the course.  There are lots of rolling hills, but also some nice sections where you can really fly.   Olympic Bike Course Map

Run – 10k – The Olympic run course is two loops around the park. Olympic Run Course Map
Parking will be in the large parking lot on the left as you enter the park.  You will need to walk or ride down the hill to the transition area on Duck Island.  No cars will be allowed across the causeway for the safety of the triathletes. The park is open to the public and all triathletes need to be aware that this event is not a closed event.  Please be aware of other park users.

T-Shirts are not guaranteed for triathletes who register after August 24, 2016.

5PM to 7PM—Edo Sushi Bar and Grill, 818 Jonathan Way, Kingsport, TN 37663
Early Packet Pickup
Late Registration

6AM—7:30AM—Duck Island, Warriors’ Path State Park
Packet Pickup
Day-of Registration
Transition setup

7:45AM Pre-Race Instructions
8AM Race Start
10AM Start of Awards Ceremony