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Pittsburgh Triathlon ~ Results

Race Details
 
Events:

Pittsburgh Triathlon

: Swim 1500 Meters, Bike 24.9 Miles, Run 6.2 Miles
Race Date: Sunday, July 28, 2013
Start Time: 5:00 AM
Address: 100 N. Shore Dr
City/State/Zip: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15212
Country: USA
Race Website: http://www.piranha-sports.com/...
 
Description:
  • Fun for the entire family!!
  • All races will take place at the North Shore Riverfront Park/Great Lawn along the Allegheny River between PNC park and Heinz Field.
    Participants and spectators will appreciate the exciting backdrops of the beautiful city over the three vital
    rivers in the area.
  • Proceeds of the event benefit Friends of the Riverfront to increase awareness and engagement with the Pittsburgh region's rivers and riverfronts through activities, stewardship and expansion of water and land trails.
  • Join us for this 3 day event including the EXPO on all 3 days from Friday, July 26th through Sunday, July 28th.  The sprint distance triathlon and adventure race will be on Saturday.  The international distance triathlon will be on Sunday.  All events including the expo take place at race site at the North Shore Riverfront Park/Great Lawn along the Allegheny River between PNC park and Heinz Field.
Course Info: International Distance Triathlon Course

1.5K Swim

The swim course will consist of a 1.5K swim along the North Shore in the open waters of the Allegheny River. Swimmers will enter the water and swim towards the Roberto Clemente Bridge where they will make the turn around and head back towards the exit at the boat ramp near Heinz Field.  Participants will then run into  transition area located in the North Shore Riverfront Park/Great Lawn along the Allegheny River between PNC park and Heinz Field.

40K Bike
After leaving transition, participants will head out to complete the 40K bike course consisting of two fast loops.  Mount on bikes on Art Rooney Avenue and North Shore Drive.  Head right onto North Shore Drive, left onto Dorsett, right onto West General Robinson Street, left onto Mazeroski Way, right onto HOV Lane of I-279, u-turn at end of HOV Lane at Perryville exit, head back towards city on HOV Lane, exit straight onto Reedsdale Street, left onto Dorsett, right onto West General Robinson Street, left onto Art Rooney Ave.  After two laps - Dismount off bikes at same location on Art Rooney Avenue and North Shore Drive.

10K Run
The final portion of the race will consist of a scenic 10K run along the Allegheny River. After leaving transition, participants will run north along the Allegheny River to Millvale and back to finish at the North Shore Riverfront Park.

Directions:
From the East
  • I-76 (Pennsylvania Turnpike) WEST towards Harrisburg
  • Exit #57 for Pittsburgh onto I-376 West

    Just a quick reminder to all that the Squirrel Hill Tunnel (Interstate 376 West) westbound (inbound) will be closed from 9pm on Friday, July 27th to 5am on Monday, July 30th. The eastbound side will remain open. Please follow posted detours or plan an alternative route accordingly.

  • Exit 1A toward Fort Duquesne Bridge/North Shore
  • Merge onto I-279 North over Fort Duquesne Bridge
  • Exit 7A on the left toward North Sore
  • Turn slight left onto Reedsdale Street
  • Turn left onto Allegheny Ave.
  • Allegheny Ave. becones N. Shore Drive
  • Transition, race start, and expo near corner of N. Shore Drive and Art Rooney Ave.

From the West
 

  • I-76 EAST towards Pittsburgh
  • Exit #28 onto I-79 South towards Pittsburgh
  • Exit #72 onto I-279 South towards Pittsburgh
  • Exit 7A toward North Shore
  • Turn sharp left onto Reedsdale Street
  • Right onto Mazeroski Way
  • Right onto N. Shore Drive
  • Transition, race start, and expo near corner of N. Shore Drive and Art Rooney Ave.

From the North
 

  • I-90 SOUTH
  • Exit #54-61 onto I-90 West towards Erie
  • Exit #22A onto I-79 South towards Pittsburgh
  • Exit 7A toward North Shore
  • Turn sharp left onto Reedsdale Street
  • Right onto Mazeroski Way
  • Right onto N. Shore Drive
  • Transition, race start, and expo near corner of N. Shore Drive and Art Rooney Ave.

 From the South

  • I-79 NORTH
  • Merge onto I-70 WEST / I-79 NORTH via exit on the left
  • Exit #18 onto I-79 North towards Pittsburgh
  • Exit #59A onto I-279 North towards Pittsburgh
  • Exit 7A toward North Shore
  • Turn slight left onto Reedsdale Street
  • Left onto Allegheny Ave.
  • Allegheny Ave. becomes N. Shore Drive
  • Transition, race start, and expo near corner of N. Shore Drive and Art Rooney Ave.
2013 Results:

2013 Results at piranha-sports.com: OlympicRelay 

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