When: Saturday, June 15, 2013 - 8:00 a.m.
Where: Biltmore Lake Community in Asheville, NC
Length: 750 meter Swim - 17.5 mile Bike - 5K Run
The beautiful Biltmore Lake community in exciting Asheville, North Carolina will once again host The Enka Triathlon at Biltmore Lake. We are extremely excited to welcome Mission Health as the Presenting Sponsor of this year's event.
The swim takes place in the private Enka Lake where motorized vehicles are not permitted. The bike course is scenic and challenging on two lane roads throughout the Beaverdam and Hominy communities of Buncombe County. The course features two moderate climbs at the 3 and 11 mile marks. The run takes place primarily on the trail that circles Enka Lake except for a one-mile loop in a the neighborhood adjacent to the lake.
Registration opens on Monday, November 12, 2012 and is limited to the first 350 registrants to maintain the integrity of the venue. Click HERE to register at Set Up Events.
- Early entry (November 12, 2012-February 28, 2013) - $45 indiv, $80 relays
- Regular entry (March 1-May 16) - $55 indiv, $90 relays
- Late entry (May 17-June 12) - $70 indiv, $100 relays
- On Site (June 14-15) - $80 indiv, $120 relays
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.
You must be 13 years old to participate in the Enka Triathlon at Biltmore Lake.
Glory Hound Events is partnering with Recover Brands of Asheville to provide race participants with a high-quality race shirt made from recycled plastic bottles. The shirts are 50/50 and will be available in men's and women's sizes.
Great post race food has been a tradition of this race since the beginning and we are pleased to announce Earth Fare will be providing lunch for all athletes and volunteers this year.
Overall awards will be presented to the top 3 overall male and female and top 3 masters (40 & Over) male and female and top 3 relays. Age group awards will be awarded to the top 3 male and female in the following age groups:
- 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 & Over, Clydesdale (Males 200 pounds and over), Master Clydesdale, Athena (Females 150 pounds and over)
The overall male and female winner of the event will receive a free entry into either the Lake Logan International or Sprint Triathlon on August 3-4 as part of the Champions Program at the Lake Logan Multisport Festival.
Note: Your age group will be determined by your age on December 31, 2013.
Please refer to the refund policy of Set Up Events
Race organizers reserve the right to alter, postpone or cancel the race in the interest of participant and/or public safety.
All participants must complete the race in 3 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 3 hours.
The race will utilize ChampionChip timing. Racers will receive an overall time and splits for the run, T1, bike, T2 and run.
Motion Makers will be on hand Friday and Saturday to provide bike technical support. They will also have a variety of bikes, including Cervelo and Specialized tri bikes, and other goodies to check out.
Please click HERE to find the results of the 2012 race on the race page at Set Up Events.
The Asheville Convention & Visitors Bureau has secured a number of discounted rates for Enka Triathlon participants and their families. Click HERE for more information.
Packet Pick Up
Friday, June 14, 2013 (4-7PM)
Biltmore Lake Club – Back Lawn
80 Lake Drive, Candler, NC 28715
Saturday, June 15, 2013 (6-7:30AM)
Biltmore Lake Club – Back Lawn
Carolina Snapshot Sports Photography will be taking action pictures along the course at the finish line. Details on how to view and purchase pictures will be included in the pre-race information and in a post-race email.