XTERRA Panther Creek in Morristown, Tennessee is one of the toughest and most exciting triathlons on the circuit. This race is part of the XTERRA Southeast Region and is an XTERRA USA Championship Qualifier. Nestled around a finger of Cherokee Lake, Panther Creek State Park presents a rural playground for mountain bikers and trail runners alike. Winding through the State Park, participants will encounter plenty of rocks, roots, and climbing to test their grit. XTERRA Panther Creek will take participants through the landscape and rugged hills of East Tennessee while exploring this magnificent park. The triathlon features a 800m, two lap swim through Panther Creek, 13.0 mi mountain bike course through the single track trails of Panther Creek State Park, and a 4.2 mi trail run. Awards will be granted to the top three finishers of each age group.