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New River Splash Triathlon, Duathlon & 5k

Sat May 11, 2024 Jacksonville, NC 28540 US Directions


New River Splash Triathlon

7:30AM EDT - 10:30AM EDT

New River Splash Duathlon

7:30AM EDT - 10:30AM EDT

New River Splash 5k

7:30AM EDT - 10:30AM EDT

Race Website

Additional race information can be found at


36 Kerr Street
Jacksonville, NC US 28540


Get ready to dive into the excitement of the 6th Annual New River Splash Triathlon, Duathlon & 5k presented by Moore Buick GMC! Taking place in Jacksonville, NC, the race offers a thrilling experience in the heart of a military town, surrounded by Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune and Marine Corps Air Station New River. Starting and finishing in downtown Jacksonville, participants will conquer the swim portion in the scenic New River, cycle through MCB Camp Lejeune, and sprint through the vibrant streets of downtown. Don't miss out on this incredible event, sanctioned by USA Triathlon. If you're not a member, no worries - simply select a one-day pass during registration and join the action!


400 m swim // 17.5 mile bike // 5k run


Run 1 mile // 17.5 mile bike // 5k run

5k Run

Run 3.1 miles 


**New this year**

Our event will be counted as the NC State Championship event!



We don't include t-shirts in the race registration. If you would like one, select it during the registration process. 


Event Timeline

6:00am- Packet Pickup opens

6:00am- Transition Area Opens


7:00am- Packet pickup closes (Tri & DU Athletes)

 7:10am- Pre race meeting
7:30am- Triathlon start (staggered start) 7:30am- Packet pickup closes (5k Runners) 7:35am- Duathlon start

7:55am-5k start*
*Possible delay if duathletes are still on the course

Note: All athletes must pickup their chip near the packet pickup area before they race. 


Is the water safe?
Yes the water is tested by the City of Jacksonville Stormwater Department. If for some reason it is unsafe, we will cancel the swim portion of the event. Please note that it is normal river with the potential to see different types of wildlife. 
Am I allowed to wear a wetsuit?
Wetsuits are only allowed if water temperature is below 78 degrees. We will be checking the water temperature the day before the race and will let everyone know. 
Are there finisher medals?
YES! Everyone receives a finisher medal who completes the race in person or virtually. 


Owned & operated by Jacksonville-Onslow Sports Commission with the support of many community partnerships. 

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