Georgia Veterans Sprint & Aqua Bike

Georgia Veterans Sprint, Duathlon & Aqua Bike
Saturday, August 1, 2020
400-Yard Swim*13.6 Mile Bike*5K Run
Start Time: 8:00am

Location / Directions:
The Georgia Veterans Sprint Triathlon, Duathlon and Aquabike is held at the Georgia Memorial State Park in Cordele, GA.  This race is one of the best-kept secrets for those who want to race on a fast and very flat course. Cordele is just a few hours south of Atlanta and only a few miles off I-75 (exit 101). Cabins and Lake Blackshear Resort is located right on the race course inside The Georgia Memorial State Park. Click on the links for information regarding the park and Lake Blackshear Retreat.
Triathlon Course Maps:

Duathlon Course Maps:

Registration: Online Registration is open until July 29, 2020

Pricing: (all categories increase $20 after July 20, 2020 except for Military)
  • USAT Member $70 ($60.00 for Aqua Bike. $55 for Duathlon)
  • Military USAT Member $50 (includes one day USAT fee)
  • Non USAT Member $85 ($75.00 for Aqua Bike, $70 for Duathlon)
  • Military Non USAT Member $65 (includes one day USAT fee)
  • Relay $120 (No Relay for Aqua Bike or Duathlon)
T-Shirts and sizes cannot be guaranteed for any registrations received after July 20, 2020
Aqua Bike: to register click here      For Hardcopy Application
Duathlon: to register click here.
Wet suits. Each age group participant shall be permitted to wear a wet suit without penalty in any event sanctioned by USA Triathlon up to and including a water temperature of 78 degrees Fahrenheit. When the water temperature is greater than 78 degrees, but less than 84 degrees Fahrenheit, age group participants may wear a wet suit at their own discretion, provided however that participants who wear a wet suit within this temperature range shall not be eligible for prizes or awards. Age group participants shall not wear wet suits in water temperatures equal to or greater than 84 degrees Fahrenheit.

Sprint Awards:

  • Top three overall men and women
  • Age group awards will be given three deep in men and women 15 and under, 16 – 19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70+
  • Master’s men and women – top three finishers.
  • Clydesdale (220+) and Athena (165+) – three deep.
  • Relays – top three only.

Aqua Bike Awards:

  • Top Male and Female Finishers

Duathlon Awards

  • Top Male and Female Finishers
  • 1 Deep in all Age Groups

Packet Pick-UP

Packet Pick-Up  and Registration will be held in the Lobby of the Lake Blackshear Resort – Friday, July 31 – 2:00 – 6:00 pm
Packet Pick Up and Registration will be available race morning from 6:00am to 7:30am.
We recommend that you pick up your packet before race day if possible – this will make for a more stress free race morning.


 Race Day Time Line:

  • 6:00 am Packet Pick up and Registration opens.
  • 6:00 am  – 7:30 am Get body marked, pick up timing chip and rack your bike, set up your transition area.
  • 7:30 am Packet Pick up and Registration closes.
  • 7:50 am Triathlon Pre Race Meeting at Swim start.
  • 11:00 am Awards.

USA Triathlon Sanctioned Event

This event is sanctioned by USA Triathlon, the national governing body for the sport of Triathlon. We suggest all our participants become familiar with USA Triathlon Rules and Regulations. Officials will be present enforcing these rules.

Host Hotel:

Enjoy a view of the sparkling lake while you enjoy a casual lunch or sunset dinner in Cordelia’s Restaurant.  When you’re ready to relax, there are choices to fit any mood; golfing, hiking, fishing, swimming. Take a leisurely dip in the pool or settle into a relaxing chair on the veranda with a good book.

Cabins and Lake Blackshear Resort is located right on the race course inside The Georgia Memorial State Park. Click on the links for information regarding the park and Lake Blackshear Retreat.

LAKE BLACKSHEAR RESORT & GOLF CLUB • 2459-H US Highway 280 West • Cordele, GA 31015
Cordele Toll Free: (800) 459-1230 • Cordele Local: 229-276-1004 • Cordele Fax: (229) 271-7400

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