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August 9 - 11, 2024



Celebrate 20 Years of Athletic Triumph: Lake Lure Olympiad 2024

Get ready to embark on an unforgettable weekend of athleticism, scenic marvels, and personal triumphs at the 20th Anniversary of the Lake Lure Olympiad! From August 9th to August 11th, immerse yourself in a series of thrilling events set against the stunning backdrop of Lake Lure. 

Experience the Essence of Olympiad 2024:

  • A Weekend of Athletic Excellence: The Olympiad kicks off on Friday, August 9th, with the Slam The Dam 10K—an electrifying race that sets the tone for an action-packed weekend of sporting prowess.

  • Triathlon Challenge: On Saturday, August 10th, witness the pinnacle of multisport competition with the Lake Lure Triathlon. Swim, bike, and run your way through an exhilarating course, showcasing the beauty of Lake Lure's breathtaking landscapes.

  • The Climactic Finale: Conclude the Olympiad weekend on Sunday, August 11th, with the Race To The Rock 5K, an uphill challenge that leads participants to the majestic summit of Chimney Rock—an iconic endpoint that rewards determination with breathtaking views.

What Sets the Lake Lure Olympiad Apart:

  • Spectacular Scenery: Immerse yourself in the natural beauty of Lake Lure, surrounded by majestic mountains, serene lake waters, and the vibrant wildlife that graces this picturesque area.

  • Home Base at Rumbling Bald: Based out of the Rumbling Bald community in Lake Lure, participants enjoy a perfect home base amidst the Olympiad's events, offering comfort and convenience throughout their visit.

  • 20 Years of Sporting Tradition: Join us in celebrating two decades of athletic triumphs, camaraderie, and unforgettable memories forged through the Lake Lure Olympiad—an event that continues to inspire athletes from near and far.

Important Registration Details:

  • Registration for all events is open! Secure your spot in these thrilling competitions and be part of the Olympiad legacy.

  • Participants must register by May 27th, 2024, to guarantee receipt of event t-shirts, a symbol of your participation in this landmark anniversary edition.


Join Us for Olympiad 2024

Embark on a weekend of challenges, triumphs, and scenic wonders at the Lake Lure Olympiad. Register now, mark your calendars, and be part of the legacy as we celebrate 20 years of athleticism, community, and the unrivaled beauty of Lake Lure!



Prepare for an exhilarating 10K run through the stunning landscapes of Lake Lure, NC. Join us on August 9th for an adrenaline-pumping start to an action-packed weekend of athleticism and scenic marvels!



Take on the challenge of a sprint triathlon amidst the captivating beauty of Lake Lure, NC. Come out on August 10th for an adrenaline-fueled adventure that combines swimming, cycling, and running in a picturesque setting!

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Conquer the ultimate 5K challenge as you ascend to the summit of Chimney Rock. Power up on August 11th for an exhilarating uphill run that promises breathtaking views and a test of your endurance like no other!




Immerse yourself in the scenic beauty of Lake Lure and make a splash at the Lure of the Lake Swim. Challenge your limits, connect with fellow swimmers, and create unforgettable memories.

June 8th | Lake Lure Beach 

Secure your spot now and be part of the Lure of the Lake Swim – where triumph awaits.

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