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Lelia Patterson Center Triathlon Returns This Month


Last updated 8/8/2016 at 6:09pm

The 5K run is broken up with pavement, grass and a little trail running. (Courtesy photos)

The 5th annual Hunter Subaru Lelia Patterson Center Triathlon takes place Aug. 14 and is the perfect event in which to challenge one's self, regardless of competition experience or athletic prowess.

The event has become a top triathlon favorite in western North Carolina. The LPC triathlon features a 200-yard outdoor pool swim, a 17.5-mile bike on quiet country roads, and a rolling 5k run with an on-track finale in which to summon your mighty kick to the tape.

Both individuals and relay teams are encouraged to join in, and you don't have to be a three-sport athlete to participate. In the...

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