The Amica 19.7 Tellico Sprint Triathlon is part of the largest sprint triathlon series in the United States. The distances of the swim, bike and run total 19.7 miles to commemorate Amica Insurance’s 1907 founding.
LOCATION – TVA Tellico Dam Recreation Area (at start of Tellico Parkway), Lenoir City, TN – Exit I-75 at Lenoir City, take Rt. 321 South toward Maryville, past Rt. 11 & over Ft. Loudon Dam, exit right after dam to Tellico Parkway, go straight at stop sign to race site. (Race site +/- 5 miles S of I-75)
Age Groups and Awards: Overall awards for the top three male and female finishers & top three male and female masters. Age group awards for first, second, and third place in the following M & F age groups: 12-15, 16-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45- 49, 50-55, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70 and over & top 3 Clydesdale & Athena. Open Relay Division: Male, Female, and Co-ed.
The Amica 19.7 Tellico Sprint Triathlon is a USAT Sanctioned event. Please review the USAT competitive rules of USA Triathlon at: http://assets.teamusa.org/assets/documents/attached_file/filename/28818/...
SWIM distance: 800 meters - The swim takes place in the fresh water of Tellico Lake. Projected water temp is 75-80. Wetsuits are usually allowed (though, per USAT rules, there will be no wetsuits for temperatures higher than 78). Buoys each 100 meters.
BIKE distance: 16 miles - Bike Leg: A 16.1 mile course on Tellico Parkway, looping Davis Ferry and Maple Hill Roads. The course is on rolling hills and wide shoulders.
RUN distance: 3.1 miles - Run Leg: On road and paths around & on Tellico Dam. Almost as flat as a pancake! Aid stations will be placed .9, 1.9 & 2.9 miles. See links below.
Start Time: 7:30 AM Eastern Standard Time - Arrive no later than 6:30 AM
Water Temp expected to be 77 degrees. Wetsuit ruling will be determined by USAT official race morning.
Registration: Limited to the first 600 entries. The Entry Fee is $60 for entries before June 11th - Late fee is $80. Entry fee for Relay Teams is $80 before June 11th Late fee $100. Relay Teams should send three forms together.
Lenoir City Hotels - Comfort Inn 865-988-8880
Econo Lodge - 800-55E-CONO or 865-986-0295
Hampton Inn 865-988-2000
Holiday Inn Express 865-635-0070 or 800-465-4329
Kings Inn 865-986-9091
Inn of Lenoir Motor Lodge 888-471-0042 or 865
Ramada Limited 888-2-RAMADA or 865-986-9000
Days Inn (865) 986-2011
Camping - Lazy Acres RV Park 865-986-3539
Lotterdale Cove Greenback, TN 865-856-3832
Melton Hill Dam - Located off Hwy. 95/321 1/2 mile