Kerr Lake Triathlon returns to Bullocksville

Jun. 06, 2014 @ 10:28 PM

The annual Kerr Lake Triathlon returns to Bullocksville State Park Sunday with the first wave of swimmers slated to hit the water at 8 a.m.

The Vance County Relay for Life event benefitting the American Cancer Society is the ninth of 23 races on the N.C. Triathlon Series trail and includes a 1,500-meter swim, 40-kilometer bike ride and 10-kilometer run.

Raleigh’s Dwayne Dixon was the top overall finisher last year in a field of 115.

More than 200 are registered for Sunday’s USA Triathlon-sanctioned race with ages ranging from 18 to 76. Of those registered, 17 are scheduled to compete on relay teams.