Next Race: 17 May 2015
Challenge Knoxville takes place in the site of the 1982 World’s Fair Park. There is plenty to do and see in Knoxville, Tennessee making it the perfect venue for the whole family. Knoxville is only a short drive from several metropolitan areas such as Atlanta or Nashville, and is also a short drive to the Great Smoky Mountains if you would like to extend your stay after your race.
Triathletes participating in the Half or Olympic distance or Age-Group Championship races will assemble at Volunteer Landing, adjacent to Knoxville’s renowned Calhoun’s on the River. Each swim wave will enter the water via the deck at Calhoun’s Restaurant and tread water until the gun sounds. Triathletes will swim up river make the turn and swim back down river exiting at the UT Rowhouse across the street from Neyland Stadium.
Join us on a bike ride which begins adjacent to Neyland Stadium. Athletes will make their way out of Knoxville as they journey out onto the rural country roads of Blount and Knox Counties. Enjoy challenging ascents, rapid descents and picturesque scenery before making your way back in to town.
Athletes will exit the transition area heading out onto Neyland Drive passing the Stadium. The run course will weave its way through the Knoxville Greenway Trail System. Athletes will enjoy a challenging yet scenic course at Challenge Knoxville culminating with an energized finish at World’s Fair Park in downtown Knoxville.