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Ramblin’ Rose Huntersville

SEPTEMBER 20, 2020



1,200 total slots available

Individual Entry:
$75 through April 30
$80 through July 31
$90 through August 31
$95 through Race Weekend*

Relay Entry:
$150 through May 31
$160 through August 31
$180 through Race Weekend*

Note: Relays can consist of 2 or 3 individuals.

Aquathlon Entry:
$55 through Race Weekend*

Registration Deadlines:
Online registration closes at 7:30 AM race morning (Sunday, September 20th).
*On-site registration MAY be available during normal packet pick-up hours. Please review this event site for more details regarding on-site registration.

T-shirt Guarantee Deadlines:
Participants registering on or before August 28, 2020 are GUARANTEED to receive an event t-shirt in the size that they request.  After that date, all registrants will receive a shirt on a first come, first serve basis.  We DO anticipate having enough shirts for all participants, but cannot guarantee that or that athletes will get the shirt size desired.  Register early to guarantee a custom event shirt in your size.

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 19th   TBD


Race Day, September 20th (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

Event Details:
An event detail document will be added here approximately 30 days prior to race day.

Parking: UPDATED MAP for 2019

[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: tentative for 2020
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 19th   TBD

There will be a transition clinic during 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.


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.


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].


Comfort Suites Lake Norman – Huntersville
14510 Boulder Park Drive
Huntersville, NC 28078
(704) 875-6220
**Use this special link HERE or call to reserve a room at the special “Ramblin Rose Triathlon” rate of $99. Offer expires 8/14/2020.**


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!

Refund Policy

Refunds will not be issued for any reason. You may defer your entry into the following year’s event for a deferral fee. You may also transfer into any future Ramblin’ Rose event in the same calendar year for a transfer fee.

All deferrals and transfers must be done within the RunSignUp platform.


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