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Ramblin’ Rose Huntersville

SEPTEMBER 16, 2018



1,200 total slots available

Individual Entry:
$75 through May 31
$80 through August 31
$85 through Race Weekend*

Relay Entry:
$125 through May 31
$130 through August 31
$140 through Race Weekend*

Note: Relays can consist of 2 or 3 individuals.

Inside Out Sports Gift Card Entry (Limited Availability):
$100* through September 13, 2018 at 8:00am
Registration fee includes entry to race and $100 Gift Card to Inside Out Sports. Gift Cards will be distributed at Packet Pick Up, September 15, 2018.

*Note: $100 Registration does not include one-day USAT fee. Promo Codes do not apply to this entry.

Registration Deadlines:
Online registration closes at 8:00 AM on the Thursday before race day (Sept 13, 2018).
*On-site registration MAY be available during normal packet pick-up hours. Please review this event site for more details regarding on-site registration.

USAT Requirement:
Ramblin’ Rose events are sanctioned through USA Triathlon. You will be required to purchase a $15 one-day USAT license when you register if you are not a USAT annual member.


Saturday, September 15, 2018 (1-5 PM)
Inside Out Sports, 1514 South Church St, Charlotte, NC 28203 map


Race Day, September 16, 2018 (6:00-7:15 AM)
Race site, please arrive early

[Download Packet Pick-Up Guide]


Official Race Start Time:
8:00 AM

Host Venue:
Huntersville Family Fitness & Aquatics
11725 Verhoeff Dr, Huntersville, NC 28078

Parking: UPDATED MAP for 2017

[DOWNLOAD PARKING MAP] Race Site Parking: Extremely Limited 
You will NOT be able to leave until the event concludes. In the interest of the safety of the runners still on the course, there will be no exceptions made! Please travel via Statesville Rd to Verhoeff Dr to access the race site parking lot (orange route).

Off-Site Parking:
We are encouraging all Spectators and athletes to park in the Central Piedmont Community College parking lot.

Overflow parking is available at the Lake Norman Charter High School, located approximately 1 mile from the race site. Please travel via Old Statesville Rd (accessible from I-77 via Gilead Rd and Mt. Holly Huntersville Rd) to access the off-site parking (green route).

Pre-Race Wrenching: 
Provided by the expert bike mechanics of Bike Source starting at 6:30 AM near the Transition Area.

Swim Warm-up, Transition Close/Re-Open 
The Pool will be open for warm-ups from 7:15am – 7:45am. The Transition area will close at 7:45am and re-open at 10:00am


When you arrive at packet pick-up on race weekend, you will be asked to rate your swimming ability on a scale of 1-10, with 10 being the strongest, using the [SWIM ABILITY CHART] as a guide. This swim ability will determine the starting order of the swim for race day participants.

PRE-RACE CLINIC: (please pick up packet prior to clinic)

Saturday, September 15, 2018 Starting at 3PM 

There will be a transition clinic during Packet Pick Up at Inside Out Sports for participants of the Huntersville Ramblin’ Rose Triathlon. The clinic will include tips and information to help you become more comfortable with the layout and logistics of triathlon and how transition works. Time-saving strategies, gear (including apparel), and transition space layout will be addressed. A question and answer session will follow. No equipment is necessary. The clinic will take place outside the front entrance to Inside Out Sports on Church St., Charlotte.


Top 3: overall, masters, relays, age groups: 12 & under, 13-15, 16-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, and 65-69. Top 1 age groups: 70-74, 75-79, 80 & over. Sorry, we do not ship awards.

imagesRamblin’ Rose Events would like to welcome Comfort Suites in Huntersville as the Official Host Hotel for the Ramblin’ Rose Charlotte. Make sure you make your reservations by September 7th to get the special group rate.  Please use this link to book your room online.

14510 Boulder Park Dr, Huntersville, NC
(704) 875-6220


Relieve your anxiety about the unknowns associated with training for and participating in your first Ramblin’ Rose. Get the answers to your questions by referencing our [FAQ Sheet]. Also, eliminate the worries related to possibly forgetting something on race day by downloading the [Official Ramblin’ Rose Gear Checklist].


Races are held, rain or shine, unless Set Up Events determines that conditions are too dangerous. This will be based on a prudent decision made on race weekend or race day by Set Up Events and local law enforcement officials. If the race is canceled due to inclement weather there will be neither refunds nor transfers. This position is consistent with USA Triathlon recommendations and with the protocol of sharing the risks associated with the sport of triathlon. In the event of inclement weather or unforeseen circumstances, Set Up Events reserves the right to alter, cancel or eliminate any/all portions of the race.


Race entries are non-transferable between events, years, and individuals. No exceptions will be made!

If you are unable to participate for any reason, you will be able to request a refund until exactly one month to the day prior to race day. Refund requests received after this deadline will not be processed for any reason. There is a $31 refund processing fee (roughly equivalent to 50% of the early registration fee) and all additional portions of your entry fee will be refunded back to your method of payment.

All refunds must be made through the registration provider (RunSignUp).


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