Heart O' Dixie Triathlon set for July 21
June 25, 2001
The 22nd-annual Heart O' Dixie Triathlon will be held on July 21 beginning at 6:30 a.m. at Lake Tiak O' Khata in Louisville with the finish at the Neshoba County Fair in Philadelphia.
The Heart O' Dixie is the oldest triathlon in the continental United States. The race consists of a half-mile swim (5 second staggered start), 27.5 mile bike (no drafting), and finishes with a seven-mile run.
This event is sanctioned by USA Triathlon and is designated as the Mississippi State Championship.
Individual and relay team entries will be accepted. Relay teams may be all male, all female, or mixed. Teams may be composed of two or three persons, but will compete in the same category.
For more information call John King, race director at 601-656-5775 (day) or 601-389-1952 (night) or David Moody, registration coordinator at 601-650-9900. E-mail questions to: Neshcolsm@aol.com.