Race Information

Callaway Sprint Triathlon
Pine Mountain, GA
Harris County
Jun 15, 2024 - Saturday
sprint triathlon | sprint duathlon
  • organized byTriColumbusGa
  • Details from event's Active.com listing:

    Join us at Callaway Resort & Gardens for the TriColumbusGa Sprint Triathlon and Duathlon.  Callaway Resort & Gardens offers four seasons of adventure, relaxation, and fun in Mother Nature’s breathtaking landscape. Enjoy a special rate when you take part in the Race Series Overnight Accommodation Package.

    Start time:

    Triathlon - 8:00am

    Duathlon - 8:10-8:15am from the Swim In in the Transition Area


    Perfect for our beginners who:
    A. Don't swim well
    B. Don't bike much 
    C. Don't like to run hilly courses 
    D. Do want to experience "the triathlon" 
    E. Want to escort their children in a triathlon

    The Swim: 400m - Triathletes will be begin their day with a 400m swim around the perimeter of Robin Lake. 

    The Bike: 9 miles – The 1 loop bike course begins and ends inside Callaway Gardens.  It’s super scenic taking you throughout beautiful Callaway Resort & Gardens.

    The Run:  2 miles – You will want to stop and take in the scenery as you run through the gardens.

    Categories:  Male/Female: Under 14 then 15-19 in 5 year increments up to 70+

    Awards: Top 3 overall Male/Female and top 3 in age group.  Relay will be top 3.  Each participant will get a cool medal and t-shirt.  Triathletes will be provided a swim cap.

    We welcome teams and organizations to our race.  Feel free to contact us at tricolumbuga@gmail.com about the perfect spot for setting up a tent for your group!

    Check out Callaway Gardens Link for all that is going on in Callaway!

    Event details and schedule


    Parking is located at any location in the Robin Lake Beach parking area located.

    Hotel accommodations: 1-877-916-1725 ask for the Fitness Series rate The Callaway Resort & Gardens' Mountain Creek Inn, The Southern Pine Cottages, The Mountain Creek Villas, and The Lodge and Spa

    Directions to Callaway Resort & Gardens: 

    From Atlanta take I-85 south to I-185. Take I-185 to exit 42 (Hwy 27). Go left on Hwy 27, 11 miles to Pine Mountain. In Pine Mountain, go through 3 stop lights (1 mile) to Callaway Gardens beach entrance on your right. Go 1 mile past Callaway Gardens beach entrance to the Mountain Creek Inn on your left. 

    Spectators will be required to pay a discounted park entrance fee at the gate Saturday morning. Racers may provide their confirmation of registration for free park access. 
    Packet Pick Up: **Race t-shirts are not guaranteed for those who register at packet pick-up or the week of the race**

    Packet pick up for all races is located at the Circus Tent adjacent to Robin Beach Lake.  The gates on HWY 27 will be open for easier access on Friday afternoon and Saturday morning.  Packets may be picked:

    Friday:  5:00-6:30pm 

    FYI (Race brief is at 6 down by the lake/or check it out via Facebook live at TriColumbusGa page)

    Saturday: 6:00am-7:30am.

    All athletes MUST bring all of the following to Packet Pick Up:

    1. Government issue valid photo ID
    2. Valid USAT card (if a member)

    If you registered online and purchased the one-day USAT membership you will only need to show your ID.

    USAT Rules and Regulations:  All TriColumbusGa triathlon races are sanctioned by USA Triathlon. This will mean that all participants will need to be either an annual member of USAT or procure a one-day membership and sign a waiver. One-day memberships for 2024 are $15 which can be purchased during registration. 

    Transition: Transition Area is in the Robin Beach Lake parking lot next to packet pick up.  There is no bike drop off on Friday. (note Transition will be in parking lanes 1 and 2, next to the Circus Tent, this year).  Transition will be set up later Friday night due to pending events at Callaway Resort & Gardens.  Bike check in is race day morning only.

    The Swim:  400m Starts at 8am.  

    Duathlon:  Starts at 8:10 - 8:15am.  

    Bike Course:  9 miles. The bike course begins and ends inside Callaway Resort & Gardens. "Race in Progress" signs will be posted along this stretch and will be appropriately marked. However, this is OPEN to the public. Car traffic is very light and patrons are accustom to bike traffic. Please follow all signs and volunteer instructions. Please be mindful that Callaway Resort & Gardens is graciously allowing us to use their property and drop all trash at water stations ONLY.  Volunteers will be located on the course at critical intersections for your safety.

    Technical support: Brickyard Bikes will be on the course to assist with emergency repairs whenever possible; but athletes are expected to be able to handle basic repairs (changing a flat, basic adjustments, etc) themselves. Please be self-sufficient.

    Run Course:  2 miles.  There will be 1 nutrition/hydration opportunity approximately half way (mile 1). Nutritional options include Cerasport and water.

    Finish line:  Will be at the Circus Tent.

    Categories:  15-19 in five year increments up to 70+ - male and female.

    Awards:  Awards to the top three in each age group - male and female.  Relay top 3.


    Friday June 16:

    Packet Pick up at Robin Beach Lake Pavillon 5-6:30pm
    New Athlete Brief: 6pm Robin Lake Pavillon or via Facebook live at the TriColumbusGa page

    Saturday June 17:

    6:00am Transition Opens/Race day registration/Packet Pick up
    7:40am Transition Closes
    8am National Anthem
    8am Horn Blows to start race
    8:10am-8:15am Race Starts Duathlon
    10:30am awards

    Bike Check In:  Bikes will be checked in race morning only.

    Weather:  In the event of inclement weather…There are no “rain dates” for TriColumbusGA events. If the weather conditions are hazardous, Race Management has the right to change, eliminate parts of the course, or delay up to a point. However, if it is deemed to dangerous to race, the event will be canceled and there will be no refunds. Of course, since we are athletes ourselves, we will do everything in our power to have the event, but your safety is of our utmost concern.

    Refunds (Effective 2017): We do not offer refunds for races.  With supporting documentation and under extreme circumstances you may contact Tricolumbusga@gmail.com to see if a deferral is possible.

    SPONSORSWe couldn't make this weekend happen without our sponsors.  Thank you to....

    Max Fitness http://www.maxfitnesselite.com

    Ride On Bikes http://www.rideonbikes.com/

    Multisport Athletics http://www.multisportathletics.com/ 

    CrossFit CSG https://crossfitcsg.com/

    WRBL News and Weather http://wrbl.com/category/weather/

    Find out all that is happening in Callaway Resort & Gardens race weekend by clicking on this link http://www.callawaygardens.com/events

    Check out our website.  Click here TriColumbusGa for race details and maps.

    Follow us on Facebook for all the latest and greatest information click here for our TriColumbusGa Facebook page.  If you have any questions or concerns please email tricolumbusga@gmail.com.

    We welcome clubs to set up tents for member gatherings. Feel free to email us at tricolumbusga@gmail.com about the perfect spot for setting up a tent for your group!

    Volunteers: These events don't happen without our volunteers! 

    If you would like to volunteer please contact tricolumbusgavolunteers@gmail.com for opportunities to help! Our volunteers receive swag bags, t-shirt, and race discounts! Or you can contact us on the volunteer Facebook page. https://www.facebook.com/TriColumbusGaVolunteers

    On behalf of Callaway Resort & Gardens, and TriColumbusGA, we welcome you to our great venue. We look forward to seeing you!

    Thank you,
    Joanne Cogle

    Race Director

For the love of all that is good and moisture wicking...

Though we try to be accurate and on top of things... Race details can change when we aren't lookin. And once in a while we simply make a mistake.

ALWAYS visit the race's website for the most complete and accurate race information.

Listing Status

  • Added to our Directory
    Dec 9, 2005
  • Last Updated in our Directory
    Dec 11, 2023
  • Last checked by a snack-eating human.
    Jan 20, 2024
  • Appears in Directories
  • This event has concluded
    We hope to update it for 2025

Updates, Options, Corrections, or Problems

Run-Time: Saved Race

  • A Saved Race is one that has been added to your personal directory. You can organized races in lists, and add comments for your own personal reminders and information.
  • You must Create an Account and Log In to save races to your own personal directory.
  • Learn more about Saved Races

Claimed Race