The Appalachian is a great place for anyone that enjoys being surrounded by nature and wildlife. If you are a nature lover, you’ll enjoy the Appalachian Power Triathlon at Smith Mountain Lake. At this event, you’ll get to take full advantage of all the natural terrain of Smith Mountain Lake by participating in a swim, bike and run. If you are looking for an athletic challenge, definitely give the Appalachian Power Triathlon a go.

Appalachian Power Triathlon at Smith Mountain Lake

The Appalachian Power Park at Smith Mountain Lake Triathlon is definitely one to place on your bucket lists of athletic experiences. Situated in Smith Mountain Lake State Park, you will experience the beauty of the natural terrain while you challenge yourself to this athletic feat. The triathlon features a 750-meter swim, a 20K bike course featuring rolling hills, and a flat surface 5K run. The beautiful Smith Mountain Lake offers a beach and crystal-clear lake for the swim portion of the triathlon. The biking and running courses are suitable for both the novice and experienced triathlon athlete.

Race Information

There are various race categories for you to choose from. If you are just starting out, the novice category is a good fit. Categories are also available by age group as well as for high school, college, and military participants. You can even choose to get into the fun with relay teams or opt for a duathlon course. If you decide to participate in the triathlon, there is a non-refundable registration fee. Upon registering, you’ll receive an email Wednesday or Thursday before the race providing more information on your race details such as bib numbers and race start. All registered participants will receive a tri-blend race shirt as well as a medal for finishing the event.

Appalachian Power Triathlon at Smith Mountain Lake
May 4, 2019
Smith Mountain Lake State Park
1235 Road 888
Huddleston, VA US 24104
Registration Required

Get Prepared

Whether you are a novice or a pro, being prepared for the Appalachian Power Park Triathlon at Smith Mountain Lake is important. As a USA Triathlon sanctioned the event, it is important that you familiarize yourself with USAT racing rules to avoid any potential penalties. You are definitely encouraged to register early and take advantage of the training resources available on the Appalachian Power Triathlon website to ensure that you are thoroughly prepared for this athletic event. Click here to browse through our amazing vacation rentals, and learn more about us!