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Swim 500 Yards, Bike 10 Miles, Run 3.1 Miles
Charlotte, North Carolina
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Swim: The race begins in typical fashion with the swim – a 500 yard pool swim in the beautiful Mecklenburg County Aquatic Center – one of the finest swimming facilities on the east coast – and the venue for many high-level national swimming meets. The aquatic center is set up on race day to take advantage of the 50-meter pool. 20 lanes are set up – with each lane being 25 yards in length (for those swimmers in the crowd – the pool is set up “short course”). Participants snake their way across the pool – going up in one lane and coming back in the next lane. Lane changes are made at the end of each lane – the advantage here being that participants are only swimming one direction in each lane. This makes passing people very easy. That being said, it is still important to submit an accurate 500 yard swim time when registering (the 500 yard swim time is required for registration). By submitting an accurate swim time you’re seeding yourself correctly – which puts you in the water on race day surrounded by other participants who are comparable swimmers to you.

Bike: Once out of the water, participants begin the 10 mile bike ride – which is set up as a two-lap course. 2.5 miles out and 2.5 miles back (done twice). This bike course is closed to vehicular traffic which explains the need to have 50 Charlotte police officers working this race. There are a couple of decent size hills on the course – nothing too steep or long.

Run: The 5K run course takes place on the sidewalk system in the downtown area. A portion of the course is set up as a double-loop. As with the bike course there are some long gradual hills – three to be exact. The run course is great for spectators - as they can situate themselves near the transition area and finish line and still see you run by three times during the course of the run.

 
 

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Results
Year: 2006     Participation

Men 

306 men competed in the 2006 MAP Triathlon 306 (68.2%)
    Total finishers: 449

Women 

143 women competed in the 2006 MAP Triathlon 143 (31.8%)
 Winner Race Division  Time  Pace Speed
 Benji Jones    Sprint Men 0:56:48  0 mph 
 Julianna Batizy Morley   Sprint Women 1:03:14  0 mph 
 Jim Bertrand   Sprint Masters Men 0:58:59  0 mph 
 Cheryl Cardello   Sprint  Masters Women  1:09:23  0 mph 
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Results
Year: 2005     Participation

Men 

274 men competed in the 2005 MAP Triathlon 274 (63.4%)
    Total finishers: 432

Women 

158 women competed in the 2005 MAP Triathlon 158 (36.6%)
 Winner Race Division  Time  Pace Speed
 Richard Armstrong   Sprint Men 0:52:11  0 mph 
 Kelly Cook   Sprint Women 0:56:27  0 mph 
 Jim Bertrand   Sprint Masters Men 0:54:06  0 mph 
 Cheryl Cardello   Sprint  Masters Women  1:03:05  0 mph 
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Clubs and Groups
 Looking for a club or team to help keep you motivated?
 Club or Team Name   City  State   More Info 
 Charlotte Track & Triathlon Club  Charlotte NC club info
 ICE Racing  Charlotte NC club info
 Queen City Tri Club  Charlotte NC club info
 South Charlotte Triathlon Club  Charlotte NC club info
 Team In Training  Charlotte NC club info
 Tri It For Life  Charlotte NC club info
 TriCarolina  Charlotte NC club info
This is a partial list of the 30 Triathlon clubs and teams in North Carolina and approximately 10,000 clubs in the U.S. To find a club or team in your area click here.

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Retailers (near this event)
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 Store City  State   Distance   More Info 
 Uptown Cycles  Charlotte NC 1.6 Miles store info
 InsideOutSports  Charlotte NC 4.3 Miles store info
 Bicycles East of Matthews  Matthews NC 13.7 Miles store info
 Cyclesport USA LLC  Fort Mill AZ 15 Miles store info
 Podium Multisport NC  Cornelius NC 18 Miles store info
 Rock Hill Bike Shop  Rock Hill SC 19 Miles store info
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