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Aug. 17, 2016, 4:45 p.m.

Annual Lake James Triathlon


Join the McDowell Trails Association for the fifth annual Lake James Triathlon on the grounds of spectacular Lake James State Park with hundreds of acres of forest land, a swimming beach, hiking trails, tent and picnic sites plus an interpretive area.   Begin with a 750 meter swim in Lake James followed by a 22 mile bicycle ride ending with a 3.1 mile foot race to the finish line!  It will be an exciting day.  Visit for more information.  Click here for registration details, individual and team information, etc.