Date: Saturday, August 3, 2013
Start Time: 8:00 AM
Location: Canoe Creek State Park
Races: Triathlon, 5k run & 2 mile walk
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CENTRAL PA TRIATHLONS:
Sprint & Super Sprint Triathlon - June 8th
Happy Valley Sprint Triathlon - July 7th
Our 26th annual triathlon features a half mile open lake swim, followed by a 13 mile rolling hills bike ride, finishing with a 5k rolling hills run. You have the option to do a 5k run or 2 mile walk instead of the triathlon. With a major following, this event produces over 300 participants from around Pennsylvania and Maryland.
INDIVIDUALS & TEAM TRIATHLON PARTICIPANTS ONLY: Register by July 19th and receive a technical t-shirt!!! Any registrations received after this date will receive a cotton t-shirt. Please register early to be guaranteed a t-shirt. We cannot guarantee t-shirts the week of the race. We will have chip timing this year for all races. PLEASE ARRIVE EARLY TO PICK-UP YOUR CHIP. For safety reasons, no headsets of any kind are permitted and strollers or pets are permitted. Online registration closes at noon on August 2.
Note: NO Race Reimbursements
Individual Triathlon: Minimum age requirements to participate in the triathlon is 16 years old.
Swim - Open water ½ mile out and back course in Canoe Creek. Wetsuits are permitted. This is a challenging swim so if you have not swam in open water before; we highly recommend you practice before race. All participants must wear the swim cap provided.
Bike - Helmets are required and absolutely no headsets of any kind are allowed. The bike portion is a rolling 13 mile loop. Caution-no roads are closed to traffic so PLEASE keep your eyes open at all times. One small section does use a major road so please be aware of your surroundings, and you must stay to the far right at all times unless you are trying to pass someone. When passing another rider, please look behind you to make sure it is clear to pass. If you get passed, please do not try to stay with that rider. There must be at least a couple bike lengths between all riders. We will have motorcycles riding around to make sure no drafting is occurring. Must wear your race number to show that you are a race participant.
Run - Course is a rolling 5k with a big hill towards the end. No headsets of any kind are allowed, if you are found with them on, you will not get a finishing time! Water stations will be available in Transition Area and near the halfway point on the run. Must wear your race number to show that you are a race participant.
HEED drink (Hammer Nutrition) and water will be available at the water station in Transition and on the 5k run portion.
Team Triathlon: Minimum age requirements to participate in the triathlon is 16 years old.
Same courses as the Individual Triathlon. Teams may consist of up to 3 members. Separate registrations are required for each team member and all team members will receive a race t-shirt (while supplies last). One team payment covers all the team members. *Must check the “I will be participating on a Team” box. You will stage in the “Team Staging Area”. Each team member MUST stay in the staging area until teammate tags the next team member.
5k Run and 2 Mile Walk:
Be aware the 5k course is the same as the triathletes, there is a slight chance you will be on the courses at the same time so please stay as far the right as all times. Must wear your race number to show that you are a race participant. No headsets of any kind are allowed, if you are found with them on, you will not get a finishing time!
RACE PACKET PICK-UP:
Race packets will be available for pick up Thursday, August 1 and Friday, August 2 at the Hollidaysburg Area YMCA. You may also pick-up your packet on race day at Canoe Creek State Park; however, we recommend you come as early as 7am to give yourself time to set up. Race day Registration will be at the bottom of the parking lot in the main beach area. Please come early!
Triathlete’s may use the parking lots to the left and right side of the Transition Area. Come early!!!!!
5k and 2 Mile Walk participants will be asked to park in the field to the right across from the FINISH LINE area. PLEASE BE CAREFUL LEAVING THE PARK AFTER FINISH, THE TRIATHLON WILL STILL BE GOING ON!!!
To Find Driving Directions Use This Address:
Canoe Creek State Park; 205 Canoe Creek Rd, Hollidaysburg, PA 16648
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