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2012 XTERRA Clemson
Date: Junel 23, 2012
Issaqueena Forest Trails / Holly Springs area - Clemson, South Carolina 
More info at City of Clemson webpage
Swim * Bike * Run
Races start: 8am
Awards Presentation: 12 noon
Awards available for the following groups:
Team Relay (3 members)
Men 15-29 / Men 30-34 / Men 35-39 / Men 40-44  / Men 45-49/ Men 50-99
Women 15-29 / Women 30-34 / Women 35-39 / Women 40-49 / Women 50-99
Pre-entry deadline of 10pm Eastern time on Thursday before event = $50 Individual / $100 Team
On-site registration available Friday 4pm to 6pm.
Registration & pickup:
Friday from 4pm to 6pm at the race site
Registration pickup only: Saturday from 7am to 8am at the race site
USAT rules state that competitors may wear wetsuits if the water temperature is 78 degrees or lower.
  • USAT rules also state that if the water temperature is between 78.1 - 83.9 degrees, competitors may wear wetsuits but will not be eligible for awards.
  • If the water temperature is 84 degrees or above, participants may not wear wetsuits.
  • Water temperature will be tested on race morning.
  • Course design by local athletic legend Ian Davidson.  His accomplishments include; XTERRA 2004, 2005, 2006 National age group champion, XTERRA 2005 & 2006 World age group champion.
    This park is a perfect venue for an off-road Triathlon as it has some of the areas best lakes, a fun and fast trail system and a quiet comfortable setting.
    Host Hotel: Courtyard by Marriott Clemson
    201 Canoy Lane
    Clemson, SC 29631
    Special rate for those who call the hotel directly and mention they are participants.
    Directions to the Course:
    From Clemson at the intersection of College Ave./SC Hwy
    133 and Hwy 123: 
    Travel west on Hwy 123 toward Seneca 2.6
    miles.  At the traffic light by Food Lion, turn right onto Old Clemson
    Hwy.-  Travel 1.7 miles and turn right onto Lawrence
    Bridge Rd. (Conex Concrete will be on the left).-         
    Follow Lawrence Bridge Rd. 2.7 miles crossing
    over the Seneca River.  After the river the entrance to Clemson
    Experimental Forest, Issaqueena Lake Area will be on the right as you come up
    the hill.  This is Issaqueena Lake Rd.After turning into the entrance continue left on Issaqueena Lake Rd. approximately
    0.3 miles and you will arrive at the Issaqueena Lake Boat Ramp Area. Continuing
    on another 0.4 miles will lead you to the Holly Springs Area.
    The 1000 meter lake swim will start off the race followed by a 11 mile bike loop and then on to the 4 mile run.  The event will be held on the West side of  the lake on the newly designed Issaqueena trails.
    This year will be the first for this soon to be classic event.  Also if you are in the mood for more race action the 7rd round of the US Cup East / SERC / AMBC mountain bike Championship series will be held the next day on the same course.
    Lon: 34 degrees 44' 25" North
    Lat: 82 degrees 51' 46" West