2014 Registration opens January 1, 2014
Date: Sunday, June 22, 2014 - 8:00am Start Time
Pre-registration: 400 Entries + 10 charity slots @ $150 (after the first 400 fill up)
Wait List & Procrastinators: If spaces are open at packet pickup
we will sell those for $90 for individual. $150 relay teams. All
unclaimed race numbers are sold at 7:30am on race day.
This is a USA Triathlon (USAT) certified triathlon comprised of a 250 meter
pool swim, 12 mile bike, and a 3.1 mile run. The beneficiary for this race is
Smile Train. This race provides beginners with a safe environment to
experience a triathlon while providing a fast course, with a few challenges, for
the experienced triathlete. Sign up early as this race fills up every year!
Smile Train does free cleft lip and cleft palate repair for children
in under developed countries. For every 4 individuals that register or 3 relay
teams we will change a child's life and give them the smile they so greatly
We have always sent 100% of the registration fees directly to The Smile Train and have raised over $184,000 since we began in 2008.
Materials are available for participants interested in
Doesn't it feel good to make a difference!
Heritage Wake Forest Sales Center located at:
804 Heritage Lake Road, Wake Forest, NC 27587
- Smith Creek Soccer Center located 1/4mile north of the sales center
- Along Heritage Lakes
south of the swim club
- BUT please do not park at the Heritage golf
- If you live locally, you should try to pack
your gear and bike to the
It takes 75 volunteers to help with the race!
This is a great way to learn about the sport without
racing. Register to volunteer and we will be in touch about 2 weeks before the race.
Schedule of Events
Saturday, June 1, 2014
- Pre-race ride: 8:00am meeting at the Smith Creek Soccer Park about 1/4 mile north of the race site on Heritage Lake Road
- Race Director Q&A: 8:30am-9:30am at the race site.
After you finish the bike ride, Rebecca Warriner (the Race Director) will meet you at the race site to go over any questions about layout, setup, timing, the course, anything.
Saturday, June 21, 2014
- Packet Pickup: 1:00pm - 4:00pm at Omega Sports in North Hills
- You may
not pick up anyone else's packet; it is against USA Triathlon rules and
will be strictly enforced. We must see a photo ID for every person racing.
- Pre-Race Meeting: (Optional) 6:00pm - 7:00pm at the Race Site
- Race Director holds a comprehensive walk
through of the venue giving you way too many details about the race. We will not give out race packets at the Saturday pre-race meeting!
Sunday: Race Day!
- 6:30 am
Transition Area, Packet Pickup,
Chip Pickup, Body Marking begins
- Unclaimed race numbers are sold at 7:30am for $75
Pool area opens
Swim warm-up for 20 minutes
Pool clear for pre-race
announcements & welcome
1st athlete begins the bike
1st athlete begins the run
1st athlete finishes & Post Race
Course Maps & Turns
Map My Run/Satellite Maps:
The swim is a 250 meter pool swim. Athletes will start in the water and snake
their way up and down each lane of the pool utilizing each lane only once. All
participants must submit a 100 meter swim split time that will be
used to order swimmers by speed with faster swimmers going first.
- 250 meter swim = 10 lengths of the pool
- Swim each lane of the pool once changing lanes every time you turn at the
The bike course is a 12 mile, mostly flat, out-and-back course that begins at
the Heritage Wake Forest Sales Center. The first mile of the bike course does
have some road humps.
There will be volunteers directing the athletes and Wake Forest Police and Rolesville Police directing the traffic on the course. Every mile of the bike course will be marked with
a sign and the road will be marked with arrows prior to each turn. There are no
aid stations on the bike course.
The run is a 3.1mile out-and-back course through Heritage Wake Forest. There
are 3 aid stations on the course that will offer water and sports drink. The run
course could be described as having rolling hills.
You'll find our finish line complete with fresh fruit, cookies, water and Cokes, along with Bruegger's Bagels.
Sheetz will be onsite with their Coffee ($1) & Smoothie ($2) truck, Kona-Ice will be selling snowcones, a bounce house for the kids, and
lots of cheering! Our post-race awards ceremony is one you won't want to miss.
We have a guest speaker too! A family of a child born with a cleft-lip will be at the awards ceremony to share with
you the journey they are on and to reinforce how important the funds we raise
are to not just the kids but entire families.
Awards are given to the top 3 men and top 3 women overall as well as the top
3 in each age group/division.