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Nashville's Eddie Ferrell Music City Triathlon on July 24

Dex Walker
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NASHVILLE, TN — Team Magic Nashville will be holding its annual Eddie Ferrell Music City Triathlon on Saturday, July 24, in downtown Nashville.

The great course features a swim in the Cumberland River, point-to-point with the current for both the Sprint and Olympic, bike on a completely closed, traffic-free Ellington Parkway, and run on a flat-out and back course.

The triathlon has two categories: a sprint-distance race consisting of 300m Swim, 22k Bike, 5k Run and an Olympic-distance race, consisting of 1.1k Swim, 44k Bike and 10k Run. All triathlon finishers will receive a race logo finisher prize.

The following categories are also available if you're not ready for the options above:

- Individual (Age Group): Open for all age groups, men and women

- Aquabike: Swim and Bike Only

- Cyclorun: Bike and Run Only

- Paratriathlete: Physically Challenged Division

- Clydesdale: 220+ pound men

- Athena: 165+ pound women

All racers should bring their Photo ID and pick up their own race packet, which includes a helmet number, bike frame number, bib number, and temporary tattoos. Racers will also receive an electronic timing chip on a disposable self-adhesive ankle band and a wristband to access all racer-only areas. As for relay teams, they will receive one timing chip on a velcro band that will be collected at the finish line.

Free parking will be available in east Lot R and nearby overflow lots around Nissan Stadium. In order to to ensure a smooth arrival and departure, please follow the direction of parking officials and course police upon arrival.

To register for the races, visit

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