The Dry Tri

1.25-mile kayak or SUP paddle around Sadler Island on the Catawba River, followed by a 8 mile mountain bike ride, and then a 5 mile run through the Whitewater Center trail system. Take on the challenge as an individual or grab your friends and compete in a relay team of two or three.
New kayak
1.25 Miles
Total Distance - Paddle
New bike
8 Miles
Total Distance - Bike
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5 Miles
Total Distance - Run
New distance
14.25 Miles
Total Distance

Race Info

Dry Tri

  • September 1st

    Pre-registration is available through September 1st

    $40 – Individual, $70 – Team of Two, $100 – Team of Three

  • September 4th

    Day-of registration

    $50 – Individual, $80 – Team of Two, $110 – Team of Three

Packet Pick-Up

  • September 1st & 2nd

    South Conference Center

  • 5:00pm-7:00pm

Additional Information

Race Rules

  • There is a 1/3 mile dirt/gravel run between the paddle leg and transition area. An older pair of running shoes are recommended, but not required for this brief running section.
  • Registration will be capped at 80 individuals and 80 relay teams
  • Individuals will be racing on flatwater kayaks and teams will be racing on stand-up paddle-boards
  • Teams will select one team member to participate in each leg
  • Kayaks and stand-up paddle boards are provided by the Whitewater Center
  • Mountain bikes must be provided by the participant

Photo Gallery

  • Dry 1
  • Dry 6
  • Dry 3
  • Dry 8
  • Dry 2
  • Dry 4
  • Dry 5
  • Dry 7
  • Dry 9
  • Dry 11
  • Dry 10

Race Information

  • Dry Tri 2017-22

Race Shirts

  • Screenshot 2022-06-09 114508

Schedule

Dry Tri

  • Sunday, September 4, 2022
  • 6:30am Day-of registration and packet pick-up begins
  • 6:30am Transition Zone opens (first come first serve for transition spots)
  • 7:30am Day-of registration and packet pick-up ends
  • 7:45am Mandatory pre-race meeting at Flatwater Dock for Wave 1
  • 8:00am Wave 1 begins
  • 8:30am Mandatory pre-race meeting at Flatwater Dock for Wave 2
  • 8:45am Wave 2 begins
  • 12:00pm Course closes

Packet Pick-Up

  • Thursday, September 1, 2022
  • 5:00pm Packet pick-up begins
  • 7:00pm Packet pick-up ends
  • Friday, September 2, 2022
  • 5:00pm Packet pick-up begins
  • 7:00pm Packet pick-up ends

Event Map

Map Key

 
Paddle - 1.25 mi.
 
Transition Run - .45 mi.
 
Bike - 8 mi.
 
Run - 5 mi.

Awards

Awards will be given to the top three teams and top three male/female solo finishers.

Event Sponsors