Tri To Beat Cancer Triathlon, Aqua Bike, Duathlon and 5k
Sandy Creek Park, Athens, Georgia
400 Meter Lake Swim, 14 Mile Bike, 5K Run

Proceeds from this event will help the Cancer Foundation of Northeast Georgia ( provide immediate financial assistance to local cancer patients struggling financially due to their cancer diagnosis and treatment.  Your participation in this event will certainly change a life, starting with your own!  The Cancer Foundation of Northeast Georgia’s goal is to improve the quality of life for cancer patients and their families who need help.

Race Date: Sunday, August 30, 2020
Race Time: 7:00 am
Location: Sandy Creek Park, Athens, Georgia
Address: 400 Bob Holman Road, Athens, GA 30607
Click here for directions

Honorary Race Chair: Coach Jack Bauerle

Duathlon: 2 Mile Run, 14 Mile Bike, 5k Run, For more information and registration click here.

Aqua Bike: 400 Meter Swim, 14 Mile Bike, For more information and registration click here.

Registration: Open!

Online Registration closes on August 23, 2020

Pricing: (all categories will increase $20 after August 9, 2020)

  • USAT Member $70
  • Non USAT Member $85 (includes USAT one day membership fee)
  • Relays $130

Click to download and print registration form in Adobe PDF format.

When you register please consider making a donation or fundraising on behalf of The Cancer Foundation of Northeast Georgia. Donations will help cancer patients pay for basic living expenses such as rent, utilities, medication, food and transportation. Participants that raise money for The Cancer Foundation of Northeast Georgia will have the chance to win prizes.

No Refunds

Course Information:

Course Description:

  • Swim: 400 Meter lake swim.
  • Bike: 14 mile bike with rolling hills. .
  • Run: 5K run though Sandy Creek Park is mostly flat except for one rolling hill around mile two with a very fast finish.

Georgia Multisports Productions for safety reason has established a course and race completion time line as follows:

  • Swim: 1/2 hour.
  • Bike: 1 1/2 hours or total of 2 hours of swim and bike.
  • Run: Race must be completed in 3 hours.

You may be asked to return your timing chip and will not receive an official time. if you choose to complete the event it will be without course security or support.

Wetsuits: 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.

Relay Teams: Racers can form teams of two or three to compete in the triathlon, with each athlete racing one event. Each team member must fill out separate applications and waiver.

Question regarding the event. Please call Jim Rainey at 770-926-2367 or email:

Packet Pick Up

Thursday, August 27, 2020  3:30 to 6:30 pm, Georgia Cycle Sport, 1029 Baxter St, Athens, GA 30606. Registration is also available.

Friday, August 28, 2020  12:00 pm – 4:00 pm, The Cancer Foundation, 3320 Old Jefferson Rd. Bldg. 600, Athens, GA  30607

Packet Pick Up will be held Saturday, August 29th at Sandy Creek Park, 400 Bob Holman Rd., Athens, GA 30607  from 12:00pm to 3:00pm in the pavilion. You also may be able to register for the triathlon, aquabike or 5k at this time.

Race Morning: 5:00 am to 6:30 am (Packet Pick Up Only – No Race Day Registration)

  • No one can pick up your packet except you
  • Race day packet pick-up is available.
  • No race day registration.

Georgia Cycle Sport in Athens will be available for last minute bike repairs and purchases.

Event Timeline:

  • 5:00am Transition opens
  • 6:45am Last minute race information.
  • 7:00am Sprint starts.
  • 10:00am Awards Ceremony begins.


  • Overall top three male and female finishers.
  • Masters men and women – top three.
  • Athena (165+) top three.
  • Clydesdale: (220+) top three.
  • Relays top three.
  • Age group awards will be given three deep in the following categories: 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+.

Post Race: Food and Music will be provided.

Host Hotel:

The Holiday Inn  at 197 East Broad St. – Athens, Georgia 30601 is offering a discount for athletics.

Holiday Inn is  pleased to offer you a convenient electronic booking (e-booking) link. Clicking on the link will take you to the hotel’s reservation web page that will pre-populate with the special group code. You will enjoy the convenience of confirming your room reservations online, at the group-negotiated rate – 24 hours a day. Click here to receive your personalized e-booking link. Go to reservations page and then enter code TRI, and will take you to the  booking page.

Guests can also call our in house reservations department @ 706-549-4433 or email

Can also call the central reservations line @ 1-800-HOLIDAY(465-4329)

If you wish to extend your stay outside of these dates, you will need to book a separate reservation on the website or contact us directly at Holiday Inn 877 834 3613. Please  make your reservations as soon as possible. The rate will be valid as long as we have rooms available.