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Lake Logan Multisport Festival

August 8-9, 2015

There are few places in multisport where only one word can describe the essence of the place and the event.  In the Southeast that word is Logan or more specifically Lake Logan.  For those who raced here or have heard the stories, Logan means breathtaking beauty, a wet-suit legal swim in the heat of the summer, a rolling bike course that is flatter than people imagine in the mountains and a shaded run course along a scenic river.

The 2015 edition of this event will see a new date and schedule that changes the order of the events but not the essence of the event.  The weekend will be one week later in 2015, August 8-9, and will feature the Lake Logan Half on Saturday and the international and sprint races on Sunday.  We will not have an Aquathlon in 2015 but will have Aquabike categories in the half and international.

Schedule of Events

Lake Logan Half

Saturday, August 8, 2015 - 7:00 a.m.

1.2 mile Swim, 56 mile Bike, 13.1 mile Run

The Lake Logan Half debuted in 2014 to amazing reviews and a sold out field.  The 2015 race, being held by itself on Saturday,  August 8.  We expect this race to fill quickly once again.

 The 1.2 mile one lap swim in this pristine mountain lake has a unique course starting near the main docks but finishing under the highway bridge in the mouth of the river. The 56-mile bike course will follow most of the International race course and include a loop through Clyde and the farmlands of northern Haywood County. The 13.1 mile two loop run course is an out-and-back along a two-lane, tree canopied road along the river. It has a 1-2% grade on the outbound leg, almost guaranteeing a negative split on the downhill inbound legs.

Registration

Registration opens Saturday, November 1, 2015.  Click HERE to go to the registration page. 

Entry Fees

  • November 1, 2014-December 31, 2014 - $130 indiv, $210 relay
  • January 1, 2015-May 31 - $150 indiv, $235 relay 
  • June 1-August 5 - $175 indiv, $250 relay
  • On Site (August 7-9) - $205 indiv, $270 relay

Details

Minimum Age 

You must be 16 years old to participate in the Lake Logan International Triathlon.

Courses

Swim - The swim will start at the dock and follow a clock-wise, rectangular course finishing at a floating dock located just past the bridge.  Athletes will then run on grass to T1. Click HERE to view the Lake Logan Half Swim Course.  

Bike - Athletes will run their bike out of transition to Lake Logan Road before mounting.  The course will take them east to Canton, through Clyde and into the Ironduff and Crabtree sections of Haywood County before returning through Clyde and Bethel.  Click HERE to view the Lake Logan Half Bike Course.  Click HERE for a turn-by-turn cue sheet of the bike course.

Run - The run course is a two-loop, out and back course on Lake Logan Road west of Lake Logan.  Once returning to the LLEC, runners will complete a lap in the grass field behind the transition area before proceeding back to the course for the second lap or to the finish line.  

Awards

Awards will be awarded to the top 3 male and female in the following age groups:

  • Overall, Open, Masters Open, 13-15, 16-19, 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, Clydesdale (Males 220 pounds and over), Master Clydesdale, Athena (Females 165 pounds and over), Novice, Aquabike
  • Awards will be presented to each member of the top three relay teams in the following categories: Male Relay, Mixed Relay, Female Relay

Note:  Your age group will be determined by your age on December 31, 2015.

Cut-Off Time - All participants must complete the race in under 8 hours. The swim must be completed in no more than 1 hour - 30 minutes from the time the participant started. The bike must be completed in no more than 5 hours from the time the participant started. Participants must finish the entire race under 8 hours from the start of the event. Race officials reserve the right to pull a participant off the course if it appears as though that participant will not be able to meet the above time requirements. 

Lake Logan International Triathlon

Sunday, August 9, 2015 - 7:00 a.m. 

1500 meter Swim, 24 mile Bike, 10K Run

The original triathlon at Lake Logan celebrates its 10th anniversary on Sunday, August 9.  The international distance race has quickly become one of the premier races in the Southeast, attracting athletes from across the country.  The new Sunday date provides a great option for couples wanting a variety of races to choose from over the weekend.  The 2014 race sold out and we expect it will again this year.

Registration

Registration opens Saturday, November 1, 2014. Click HERE to go to the registration page. 

Entry Fees

  • November 1, 2014-December 31, 2014 - $65 indiv, $100 relay
  • January 1, 2015-May 31 - $80 indiv, $115 relay 
  • June 1-August 5 - $90 indiv, $120 relay
  • On Site (August 7-9) - $100 indiv, $125 relay

Details

Minimum Age 

You must be 13 years old to participate in the Lake Logan International Triathlon.

Courses - 

    Swim Course Map Bike Course Map Run Course Map

    Bike Course Cue Sheet

Awards 

Cash awards from the Todd Stien Memorial will be made as follows:

   1st Overall (male and female) - $575, 2nd Overall (male and female) - $400, 3rd Overall (male and female) - $275

Awards will be awarded to the top 3 male and female in the following age groups:

  • Overall, Open, Masters Open, 13-15, 16-19, 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, Clydesdale (Males 220 pounds and over), Master Clydesdale, Athena (Females 165 pounds and over), Novice, Aquabike
  • Awards will be presented to each member of the top three relay teams in the Mixed Relay category

Note:  Your age group will be determined by your age on December 31, 2015.

Cut-Off Time

All participants must complete the race in 4 hours or less.  The race director reserves the right to pull anybody from the course race if it is determined they will not complete the race in 4 hours.

Lake Logan Sprint Triathlon

Sunday, August 9, 2014 - 8:00 a.m.

500 meter Swim, 12 mile Bike, 5K Run 

The Lake Logan Sprint Triathlon will cap off the second day of the Lake Logan Multi Sport Festival.  This race was added in 2009 and includes all of the great features of the international distance race but in a smaller scale. 

Registration

Registration opens Saturday, November 1 and is limited to the first 250 registrants.  Click HERE to go to the registration page. 

Entry Fees

  • November 1, 2014-December 31, 2014 - $50 indiv, $85 relay
  • January 1, 2015-May 31 - $60 indiv, $95 relay 
  • June 1-August 5 - $75 indiv, $105 relay
  • On Site (August 7-9) - $85 indiv, $125 relay

Details

Minimum Age 

You must be 13 years old to participate in the Lake Logan Sprint Triathlon

Courses 

    Swim Course Map Bike Course Map Run Course Map

    Bike Course Cue Sheet

Awards 

Awards will be awarded to the top 3 male and female in the following age groups:

  • Overall, Open, Masters Open, 13-15, 16-19, 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, Clydesdale (Males 220 pounds and over), Master Clydesdale, Athena (Females 165 pounds and over), Novice
  • Awards will be presented to each member of the top three relay teams in the Mixed Relay category

Note:  Your age group will be determined by your age on December 31, 2015.

Cut-Off Time

All participants must complete the race in 2 hours 15 minutes or less.  The race director reserves the right to pull anybody from the course race if it is determined they will not complete the race in the allotted time.

General Information

Packet Pickup/Late Registration

Friday, August 7, 4-7 pm - Lake Logan Episcopal Center  

Saturday, August 8, 5-6:30 am - Lake Logan Episcopal Center - Lake Logan Half  Only

Saturday, August 8, 5-6 pm - Lake Logan Episcopal Center

Sunday, August 9, 5:45-8 am - Lake Logan Episcopal Center

Refunds

Glory Hound Events and Set Up Events have a no refund policy.

Race organizers reserve the right to alter, postpone or cancel the race in the interest of participant and/or public safety.

Timing

The race will utilize chip timing.  Swimmers will be provided a strap to attach to their ankles and volunteers will remove the strap after the race.

Triathlon participants will receive 5 splits; aquabike participants will receive three splits.

Sanctioning

You must be a current USA Triathlon member and present a current USAT membership card at packet-pickup.  Those who don’t have their card or who are not USAT members, must purchase a one-day membership for $12.

Results

Overall results will be posted at the race site on race day.  Final results, with splits will be posted on the Events page and at www.setupevents by Sunday, August 9.

Photography

Please click HERE to see the photo gallery from the 2014 Half and International races from Christopher-Graphics.

Lodging

Lake Logan Episcopal Center (At event site)

Those who have stayed at Lake Logan for race weekend know that racing here is just part of the experience.  The Lake Logan Episcopal Center offers lodging options that will allow you to stay on the property, enjoy the peace and tranquility, and get to know others who share your passion.

All of the cottages on site are sold out but dorm style lodging remains an option. 

Dorms: There is room for 20 females, 20 males in camp bunks with showers.  There is a 2 night minimum for the weekend.  The cost for the dorm with meals is $120 person.

Camping: Sold Out!

Contact: 800-616-0095 or via email at reservations@lakelogan.org

Other Lodging Options 

Please go to http://visitncsmokies.com/accommodations/ for more visitor options while in Haywood County.

Links

Directions

Click HERE to download directions to the Lake Logan Episcopal Center.