TOUGHMAN Tennessee

Date: Sunday, October 8, 2017

Location: Melton Hill TVA Dam
Lenoir City, TN US 37771

Cost: $150.00 Race Fee + $13.00 SignUp Fee

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Sunday, October 8, 2017- 7:30 AM EST start
Note: we currently have "no time cut-offs" - historically, longest segment times have been: swim 1:15, bike 4 hours, run 3:45 - finish line, music, etc. will be in place for all finishers - venue tear-down may begin depending on severe weather forecast, as in 2014. Safety is our first priority.

The Health Shoppe, University Spine & Sports Specialists, Knoxville Endurance, Mastercraft Boats, SLS3, Cedar Bluff Cycles, Rudy Project, XTERRA Wetsuits & Tennessee Valley Authority.

USAT LICENSE & PICTURE ID REQUIRED Saturday, Oct. 7th 6 PM - 7:30 PM EST - also pre-race dinner at race site. Race morning from 6 AM to 7 AM at race site. Registration is open race morning!

USAT LICENSE & PICTURE ID REQUIRED Saturday, Oct. 7th 6 PM - 7:30 PM EST - also pre-race dinner at race site. Race morning from 6 AM to 7 AM at race site. Registration is open race morning!

Overall awards for the top three male and female finishers & top three male and female masters. Age group awards for first, second, and third place in the following M & F age groups: 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45- 49, 50-55, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70 and over & top 3 Clydesdale & Athena. Open Relay Division: Male, Female, and Co-ed.

The swim is a wave start from just outside the swim area at the dam end. The course will be a two loop rectangle finishing on the beach of the swim area. Swimmers will exit to beach each loop, re-entering after lap one. Keep buoys to your Right. Follow flagging to transition area. Water temp approx. 73.

Bike course is shaped like a "T". Ride starts from the bottom for first and last 7 miles and completes two loops of the top for a total of 56 miles. Two water bottle exchanges at 22 & 43 miles.

The run is a scenic route through the TVA park, right on Woodlawn Road to left on Buttermilk, (Cones will mark course side of road – stay near cones to avoid cars). Follow to left on Davis Road to turnaround at Rocky Top Road. Return back same route to first loop turnaround just inside park. Runners will pass 14 aid stations on the two-loop course. Each will be will be ready with Gatorade, oranges, Hammer Gel, pretzels, water and ice. Race number will be marked at the three turn-arounds.

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