Chattahoochee Challenge Sprint Triathlon/Duathlon

Saturday 14th July 2018

Columbus, GA: 801 Front Ave, Columbus, United States

Triathlon, Duathlon, Sprint


  • Triathlon-Sprint-500m swim, 12 mile bike, 5k - Individual Age group
  • Triathlon-Sprint-500m swim, 12 mile bike, 5k - Relay Team
  • Triathlon-Sprint-500m swim, 12 mile bike, 5k - Paratriathlete
  • Triathlon-Sprint-500m swim, 12 mile bike, 5k - Military Male
  • Triathlon-Sprint-500m swim, 12 mile bike, 5k - Military Female
  • Triathlon-Sprint-500m swim, 12 mile bike, 5k - Clydesdale - 220lbs+
  • Triathlon-Sprint-500m swim, 12 mile bike, 5k - Athena - 165lbs+
  • Duathlon-1 mile run/12 mile bike/3.2 mile run - Individual Age group/open
  • Duathlon-1 mile run/12 mile bike/3.2 mile run - Relay Team
  • Triathlon-500m floatie of your choice "swim"/12 mile bike/5k run - Floatie Individual


Columbus, GA has quickly become a Triathlon Mecca. It is home to a long distance triathlons, sprints, olympics, duathlons, adventure races, and off-road duathlons. The 4-6ft down river swims, fast and flat bike course, and the flat and scenic run course appeal to both the beginner and advanced triathlete. 

Triathlons, especially Sprint races should be FUN.  Start your experience with a water slide into the river (not required) and finish it up with a water slide and splash pad at the finish line. 

Not a big swimmer, but still want to get wet?  Join the Chattahoochee Challenge Sprint Triathlon Floatie Division with a 500m float (bring your best floatie), 12 mile bike, and 5k run.  Awards will be given for the top 3 floaties.

We can't wait to see you!

Event details and schedule

Thank you for considering to register for Chattahoochee Challenge Sprint Triathlon and Duathlon!

The Swim:
500m downstream.  Athletes will start the swim portion of the race via a water slide. Remain calm, the entry into the water is very tame and controlled.  The river depths are approximately 4-6 ft in depth. The closer to shore, the more shallower the water. 

The Bike:

12 miles - The bike course begins and ends on the Columbus Riverwalk.

The Run:

3.1 miles - The run course is very flat 1-loop course. An aid stations is located approximately 200 yds out of transition. You will pass this aid station twice.

Categories: Male/Female: Under 14 then 15-19 in 5 year increments up to 70+


Top 3 overall Male/Female and top 3 in age group.

Relay will be top 3.

Each participant will get a cool medal and t-shirt.  Triathletes will be provided a swim cap.

Friday, July 13 at 7pm, our kids fun run offers youth ages 3-13 the opportunity to feel the excitement of the weekend's competition while enjoying the outdoors and promoting healthy living.

Find out all that is happening in Columbus race weekend by clicking on these Uptown Columbus Events Calendar Columbus.

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Contact us at for any questions.

We welcome clubs to set up tents for member gatherings. Feel free to email us at about the perfect spot for setting up a tent for your group!


In the event of inclement weather? There are no "rain dates" for TriColumbusGA events. If the weather conditions are hazardous, Race Management has the right to change, eliminate parts of the course, or delay up to a point. However, if it is deemed to dangerous to race, the event will be canceled and there will be no refunds. Of course, since we are athletes ourselves, we will do everything in our power to have the event, but your safety is of our utmost concern.

Refunds (Effective 2017): We do not offer refunds for races.  With supporting documentation and under extreme circumstances you may contact to see if a deferral is possible.

The Cantina Bar and Grill will offer 15% discount to all athletes on race day who bring in their bibs!

SPONSORS: We couldn't make this weekend happen without our sponsors.  Thank you to.... 

WRBL News and Weather

Beres Chiropractic 

Max Fitness

Ride On Bikes

Multisport Athletics

Solcioty Fitness

CrossFit CSG

Below the Knee

Graham Legal Firm

West Georgia Foot and Ankle

Launch Trampoline Park

Big Dog Fleet Feet

The Outside World

If you would like to volunteer please contact

On behalf of the City of Columbus and TriColumbusGA, we welcome you to our great city. We look forward to seeing you July 14!

Joanne Cogle

Race Director


Organised by


233 12th St., Columbus

Phone: 8084787576

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