Our 2023 races:


2023 date and location: September 23 at Vista Point Family Campground, 3199 N Pea Ridge Rd, Pittsboro, NC 27312. All the race information and sign up is available at the www.fsseries.com website.

The Triangle OW Championship consists of a 1 mile swim and a 2 mile swim. Swimmers will complete 1 or 2 laps of the same course. The race will start and finish at the boat dock. You will not exit the water if you compete in the 2 mile swim - the turnaround for lap 2 is in the water. There is also a ~1k option available.

We will start the races at 800AM.

Past results
2012 Results
2013 results
Championship 1.2 mile 2014
Championship 2.4 mile 2014
Championship 1.2 mile 2015
Championship 2.4 mile 2015
2016 - cancelled due to Hurricane Matthew and storm related issues.
Championship 1.2 2017
Championship 2.4 2017
2018 - cancelled due to Hurricane Florence and storm related issues.
2019 - Championship 1.2 mile 2019
Championship 2.4 mile 2019
2020 - Covid
2021 - Championship 1 mile 2021
Championship 2 mile 2021

2023 Title and Presenting Series Sponsors

2023 Gold Series Sponsors

2022 Silver Series Sponsors

Sanctioning and insurance:

Each race is privately insured. No membership fee is required.

Age limits

You must be 12+ to compete in the 1 mile and 14+ to compete in the 2 mile.

Wetsuit rules:

Wetsuits will be allowed under 78 degrees. No wetsuits over 78 degrees will be allowed. We expect water temps in mid-October to be in the mid 70s but it has been over 78 before.


Entry fees for the 1 mile championship swim are $35 until 1 month prior to the event, and $40 thereafter. Entry fees for the 2 mile swim are $45 until 1 month prior, then $50 after. There is no race day registration available.


Please visit the FS Series website to sign up today! There is no race day registration available.


Policy: No refunds or transfers for this event if cancelled due to inclement weather or acts of God (Hurricanes, flooding, etc). However, if we have to cancel due to pandemic size restrictions we will credit or refund in full.

In the event of inclement weather the following procedures will be followed:

1. The event will be delayed 45 minutes in hopes the inclement weather will pass.

2. If inclement weather does not pass in 45 minutes, the swim will be cancelled and no refunds or transfers will be issued.


The top three males and females and top master (40+) will receive overall custom awards. Top 3 in each 5-year age group will also receive awards.


Specially designed t-shirts will be given to competitors who sign up 2 weeks prior. We will do our best to provide t-shirts to everyone who signs up, but if you sign up in the last week we won't guarantee a t-shirt.

Entry limits:

Entries are limited to the first 300 entrants per event in 2021.

Rain/Weather dates:

There are no make-up dates. We will only cancel an event if absolutely necessary for the safety of participants.


Interested in sponsoring our races? Click here for the sponsorship package.

Why open water?

We are big fans of open water racing and training, and while North Carolina has plenty of triathlons, we don't have a lot of organized open water races. We've been happy to help change that!

Please click on the event links to the left for more information about and to sign up for each event.

Brought to you by the teams at FS Series and One Step Beyond.