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2013 Tsali Challenge

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2013 Tsali Challenge 
 
Date: July 27th & 28th, 2013
Location
Tsali Recreation Area - Bryson City, North Carolina
Located on National Forest Lands.
 
 *Paddle*Run*Bike
 
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Registration & pickup:
Friday from 4pm to 6pm at Bryson City Bicycles
Saturday & Sunday from 7am to 9am at the race site

Forget to pack something from home or need a last minute equipment tweak?  BCB will take good care of you.

While in town, stop by the Cork & Bean for dinner, drinks or coffee.  Now with an expanded dining room, full bar and excellent selection of regional microbrews on tap, kick back and enjoy the unique mountain social house atmosphere.  A special pasta dinner will be offered both Friday and Saturday nights starting at 5pm.  Hours:  Tues – Sat. 8am to 9pm, Sunday Brunch 10am to 4pm.  http://www.brysoncitycorkandbean.com/     Brunch menu - Dinner menu.

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35degrees 24' 22" North - 83degrees 35' 04" West

This annual event is held at one of the most famous courses on the East coast, the Tsali trails.  The event is more than just a typical triathlon as the racers first paddle a flat water 3 mile loop around bear island in lake Fontana, then head to the hills for a 5 mile run on the beautifil singletrack at Tsali and then take off for a 12 mile loop on mountain bikes, wahoo, talk about triple dipping!  The first event on Saturday is a solo race and then most competitors return the next day for the team race on Sunday.  BYOB bring your own boat) and expect a good time!