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Welcome to WET DOG #20! Wet Dog Triathlon Benefiting Mosaic of North Alabama! Feel like a "Wet Dog" on Saturday 07/10/2021 at 7:00 am. The Wet Dog Triathlon is the largest fund raiser for Mosaic Mentoring!
This race is an excellent first time event or a fun opportunity to train or rack up experience for another race. The course is relatively flat and fast with a run along the banks of the Tennessee River in Decatur, Alabama. Course Information:
SWIM COURSE - 400 meters The swim course is 400 meters in a tributary of the Tennessee River. The course is a simple out and back. Keep buoys on your left. Finish the swim on the beach and follow the markings to the transition area. For safety, all swimmers must wear a swim cap which is provided. You enter the swim based on your race number, from lowest to highest number. Race numbers are assigned based on the estimated swim time you provide on your entry form. This will be strictly enforced. Swimmers can move back in line, but can not move forward. Register now to get a spot in the swim order. All registrants who wait to the last minute will have the UPPER numbers and be starting at the rear, NO EXCEPTIONS.
BIKE COURSE - 15k The bike course is a 9.3 mile out and back from the transition area to Rhodes Ferry Park. It is primarily flat and fast. You must mount and dismount in the mounting area. Although the police will be on hand, the roads will not be closed. USE CAUTION. Do not disregard traffic laws. There will be a sweeper to bring the abandoned to the transition site.
RUN COURSE - 5k The run course is a 3.1 mile loop with a mix of trail, black top, and asphalt. The course follows the Point Mallard Run/Bike Trail along the banks of the Tennessee River. There are a couple of SMALL rolling hills. The course merges with the access road in several locations, but follow the trail until you reach the pump house beside the river. Turn left at the pump house and follow the access road back to finish.