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Tri the Swamp Rabbit

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Tri the Swamp Rabbit July 16, 2016 – Tri the Swamp Rabbit takes place on the campus of Furman University in Greenville, SC. As the name suggests, the run part of this sprint triathlon uses the Swamp Rabbit Trail, a 21-mile, shady greenway that connects Travelers Rest with Greenville, which is great news for a […]

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Tri the Midlands

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Tri the Midlands Tri the Midlands is hot, hot, hot (to the tune of Buster Poindexter’s Hot Hot Hot)! This race, that takes place in late June every year in Lake Carolina in northeast Columbia, has the reputation for being the hottest, but also serves as our “hometown race”, so it’s not to be missed. […]

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Greenwood Triathlon

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Greenwood Triathlon June in South Carolina like someone flipped the thermostat from “nice” to “surface of the sun”. We know it’s coming every year, but it doesn’t seem to make it any easier. The Greenwood Triathlon on June 11th presented a few challenges – the heat (highs that day were in the upper 90s), the […]

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Mountains to Main Street

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Mountains to Main Street – Fiona’s Race May 22, 2016 is a day many will never forget – at least not the 450+ people who took part in the inaugural Mountain to Main Street (M2M) triathlon, which started in Seneca, SC and finished in downtown Greenville. M2M is a half ironman distance triathlon – normally […]

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Tour de Camden 2016

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Tour de Camden 2016 May 7, 2016 was the Tour de Camden, a local charity bike ride in support of the Thoroughbred Retirement Foundation and United Way of Kershaw County. There are three routes: a metric century (62 miles), 50 mile and a 30 mile ride. This year they trialed a 100 mile route with […]

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Lake Murray Triathlon

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Lake Murray Triathlon The Lake Murray Triathlon is probably the first truly “competitive” triathlon of the season in the Midlands. Taking place in Dreher Island State Park and spanning Lexington and Newberry counties, athletes arrive from the Midlands, Upstate and beyond to take on the 750m open water swim, 16 mile bike and 5k run. […]

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Downtown Columbia Triathlon – First Event of the Season! The Downtown Columbia Triathlon on April 3, 2016 is not the first tri in the South Carolina Triathlon Series (SCTS) calendar, but it’s the first one in the Midlands so I consider it the first one of the season. The FGM team had a great showing […]

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