Pre-Dawn Arrivals: Lake Logan Triathlon

The lights in the sky are projected by the Evergreen Packaging paper mill in Canton, NC (ten miles away). The swim part of the race starts at 7:00 a.m. Athletes begin arriving at 4:30 a.m. Sunrise is at 6:30 a.m. Exposure at f/3.5, 24 mm, ISO 200 for 30 seconds

During the first weekend of August 2014, over 900 athletes arrived before the sun came up at the Lake Logan Episcopal Center in Western North Carolina to be cheered by family and friends.  This event has grown substantially, particularly this year with the addition of the Lake Logan Half.  In this event, contestants swim 1.2 miles (1.9m),  bike 52 miles (90 km), run 13.1 miles (21.1 km).

The event is owned and managed by  Glory Hound Events with production and promotion assistance by Setup Events.

The promo-documentary for the event can be found here.

Greg Duff of Glory Hound Events

Greg Duff of Glory Hound Events interviewed for live-broadcast by WLOS-TV

Lake Logan 2014 Triathlon

Athlete crossing the West Fork of the Pigeon River Bridge on her way to registration.

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