Are wetsuits permitted?
Yes, but are not required.
What is the temperature of the lake?
The average is 55° – 74°.
Is the ph of the water tested?
No. The lake is spring-fed and filled 4 weeks prior to race.
What time is the lake open on race day?
Gates to the lake open at 7:45am.
Do you have a map of the course?
Yes. See the Race Info page for a bike and run map.
Is the swim a mass start?
No. The swim is a wave start. Waves are determined by the timing company.
Usually 40 participants in each wave.
What is the minimum age?
We are always excited about young people taking the challenge.
Please Contact Us to inquire about granting permission for your young one to compete.
Where are results / pictures posted?
All competitors will receive an email after the race with links.
How can I become a corporate sponsor?
There are many levels of corporate sponsorship. See the Sponsorship page for details.
We are also open to other creative ideas you or your company might have.
Contact Us for more information.
Are teams permitted?
Yes. 3-person teams are permitted, with 1 person completing each leg. Mixed-gender teams are fine as well. IM ABLE teams that have a disabled athlete are accepted as well.
Can I have a 2-person team?
How can I volunteer?
GTN would not be able to function without the efforts of our volunteers. There are many, many areas that need to be covered. See the Volunteer Registration page for more information.
What do you do with inclement weather?
Race will proceed rain or shine, but the race director will determine if weather is severe and make decision on race day for delays or cancellation.
Can I pick up my friend / family member race packet on packet pick-up day?
Yes, but you will need a signed photocopy of their license with their request to pick-up.
How can I substitute a participant for someone who cannot make it?
Contact Us when you have a replacement to complete a waiver and info sheet and mail along with a $30 transfer fee. No transfers will be accepted after May 1st.
Where can I park?
Parking is available, free of charge in the designated GTN? parking lot on Lakeview Drive. Please note, that beginning this year, if you park in the official GTN? parking lot, you will not be able to leave before 11:00. After the last biker is finished, will you be able to exit onto Lakeview Drive.