King Of The Smokies Triathlon
Nestled in the High Country of the Smoky Mountains at Lake Junaluska Resort in Western North Carolina is one of the Best USAT Sanctioned Triathlons. Bill Wilkins; USAT Race Director for King Of The Smokies Triathlon and triathlete competes in Half Marathons and Triathlons throughout Alabama, Tennessee, Georgia and North Carolina. As a competitive athlete he brings home his best experiences and incorporates them into this single event for you.
Working year long, Bill is committed to bringing you the Best designed Swim/Bike/Run courses that are challenging for all levels of athletes. He seeks the Best Support, the Best Sponsors and Volunteers locally, nationally, and internationally to bring you a full day of competition and fun for the entire family for a unique high country mountain experience.
King Of The Smokies Triathlon is Lake Junaluska, North Carolina “First” Triathlon and was the First Triathlon in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee. First Triathlon using locally handcrafted pottery vases with the logo on them for all winners. The First Triathlon to have locally handcrafted “Finisher Woodallions” for all triathlon finishers. First Triathlon for “Special Divisions”, i.e. Police/Fire/EMS, Military, Collegiate, and Triathlon Club. First Triathlon for Police/Sherriff escorts front and rear on the entire Bike Course. First Triathlon to setup local Beginner to Experienced Triathlete training. First Triathlon to setup Professional Triathlete Coached training sessions for local triathletes. We want you to be your very Best for each triathlon you compete in. We care and are always working to be your Best Triathlon your entire season.