Tri For Ole Glory

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Tri for Ole Glory
Huntsville’s first Off Road Sprint Triathlon

July 5, 2014

The U.S. Space and Rocket Center contacted Team Rocket Tri Club to produce an Off Road Triathlon to utilize the property surrounding the Center and The Huntsville Botanical Garden. Huntsville’s growing need for a family friendly Mt.Bike/ running trail located near UAH and close to town makes this a perfect venue.. This annual event will sponsor the U.S. Space and Rocket Center Space Camp Scholarship Fund.

Race Distance

Tri for Ole Glory is Huntsville’s first off road sprint distance triathlon.
200 meter swim / 8 mile mountain bike / 3.1 mile run


  • 2013

Race Location & Directions

U.S. Space & Rocket Center
One Tranquility Base
Huntsville, AL 35805


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Spectator Tips

Bring a chair, there will be plenty of great views of the race and opportunities to visit two of Huntsville’s best attractions;. The U.S. Space and Rocket Center and The Huntsville Botanical Garden. Awards and refreshments will be in the shade of the Aviation Challange Pavilion.


Registration is open on


A time trial start for a 200 meter swim at The Aviation Challege swim area will crank this race up to an 8 mile Mt Bike Course that slips through a wide variety of hardwoods, cedar and pine groves. You will get to see lots of airplanes, rockets and space stuff as you wind though a course that looks flat but will fool you with climbs and twists, creek crossings and jumps. The 3.1 mile run is a mix of dirt gravel and pavement that will culminate at the Aviation Callenge Pavilian. Awards in the Shade.


Wednesday, July 3, 2013: Packet Pickup will be held at Fleet Feet Sports from 2:00-7:00 PM.

Thursday, July 4, 2013: The race will begin at 7:00 AM

Race Director

Dan Pline –¬†

Thanks to our Sponsors

Domino’s Pizza

Fleet Feet Sports Huntsville 

Team Rocket Tri Club

Blevins Bicycle Company