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Club Meetings/Events

Wednesday, June 11, 7:00 pm. Tony, Catherine, Carole and Heidi of Athletic Training Services will speak on triathlon training.

Wednesday, July 9, 7:00 pm. Dr. Pamela Stone, chiropractor and Tri-Atlanta sponsor, will speak.

Wednesday, August 13, 7:00 pm. Dr. Ron Tusa will speak on hyponatremia and related conditions, of interest to triathletes.

All monthly meetings will be at Jock's and Jill's unless noted otherwise. Jock's and Jill's is at 4046 Peachtree Road NE, between Mellow Mushroom and Dunkin' Donuts, across the street from the Brookhaven Marta station.


Club Race Series

This will be the fourth year for the Tri-Atlanta race series. The purpose of these races is to provide club members a unique meeting place for social and training activities. First timers are encouraged to participate!

  • Race entry is FREE to Tri-Atlanta Club members.
  • All participants must pay any venue charges, i.e. pool, park fees.
  • Race waivers must be read and signed by all participants during registration.
  • All current USAT rules will apply.
  • Post-race refreshments will be offered.

Click here for 2002 Series Results.

Race #1 - 1000-meter Swim Time Trial - Sunday, January 12. Click for results.

Race #2 - 5.5-mile Trail Run Saturday, February 8. Click for results.

Race #3 - 7-mile Mountain Bike Time Trial  Saturday, March 1. Click for results.

Race #4 - Formula 1 Duathlon at Columns Dr., Sunday, March 16. Click for results.

Race #5 - 10-mile Bike Time Trial, Sunday, March 23.  Click for results.

Race #6 - Unity Place 5K run at Grayson City Park. Saturday, April 5. Click for results.

Race #7 - 1-mile Open Water Swim at Lake Acworth. Saturday, April 12. Click for results.

Race #8 - Aquathlon at Redtop Mountain State Park. Sunday, May 18. Click for results.

Race #9 - Sprint Triathlon at Clark's Bridge Park in Gainesville. Sunday, June, 15, 9:00 am.

This race is a 400-meter swim, 18-mi bike and 3-mi run.
Directions:

From Atlanta, go north on I-85 then take I-985 north.  
Take Exit 24, Jesse Jewell Pkwy, and turn LEFT.
Go ~0.5 mile and turn RIGHT onto Limestone Pkwy.
Go ~1.5 miles and turn RIGHT onto Clark Bridge Rd.
Go ~2 miles, cross the bridge and the park is on the LEFT

Race #10 - 3-Gap Time Trial near Dahlonega. Sunday, August 17, 9:00 am.

Meet at Turners Corner near Dahlonega and do Woody, Wolfpen and Neil's gaps...36 scenic miles of fun!
Directions:

From Atlanta, travel north to the end of GA 400.
Take a left turn at the light onto Hwy 60/19/9.
Stay on Hwys 60/19/9.
Pass Pizza Hut on the left.
Pass hotel (Holiday Inn Express?) on the right.
See McDonalds on the left.
Turn right at the next light.
Pass Wal-Mart on the right.
Go approx 6 miles and look for the R Ranch entrance on the left.
Take a right onto Hwy 19.
Go about 5 miles to the stop sign.
Turn left and park on the left side.
Leave the street vendor at least 5 parking spaces nearest the intersection.

Eligibility for Race Series Awards requires:

  • Directing or working as a volunteer in at least one event. Another adult may volunteer for you to satisfy this requirement but this does not earn you points.

  • Participation in at least 50% of the events (volunteering or directing also counts as an event).
  • In the event of a tie, actual race points will overrule volunteer points

Race Series Scoring System:

1st: 150 points
2nd: 135 points
3rd: 120 points
4th: 110 points
5th: 100 points
6th: 90 points
7th: 80 points
8th: 70 points
9th: 60 points
10th: 50 points
11th: 40 points
12th: 30 points

Event Director: 125 points
Volunteer: 50 points
Participation: 20 points

  • Race Directors may earn a maximum of 200 points for the season: 125 the 1st race and 75 the 2nd. A maximum of 150 volunteer points can be earned based on: 50 the 1st race, 40 the 2nd, 30 the 3rd, 20 the 4thand 10 the 5th. This is for those members unable to race due to injuries, etc.
  • A maximum of 150 points can be earned per event. This applies to a situation where the Director or a volunteer is also able to compete in an event.
  • Participants age as of December 31 determines Open or Masters group for the season.
  • Awards will be given to the Overall Male and Female points leader and the first three places in Male and Female age groups at the end-of-the season awards ceremony.

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