Age group awards every 5 year increments. This race is friendly to the beginner, novice as well as the seasoned, competitive triathlete. This annual triathlon under the same management at Lake Lenape Triathlon Sprint race that is in its 24th year.
The swim will be an out and back course this year as per some recommendation of some of the swimmers. The course will follow a counter clock-wise direction (breathing from the left side), keeping all of the buoys on your left. There will be lifeguards, rescue boats, surf boards,and the police departments dive team on hand to assist any swimmers having difficulty. Wetsuits are permitted regardless of the water temperature. Temperature of the water is well above 75 degrees F.
The bike will be an out and back course. Riders will exit the transition area and head east on Park Rd, cross a small bridge and turn right onto Mill Rd (first intersection right turn). Watch for traffic, this is a 5-point residential intersection that we are unable to close entirely to traffic. This turns into Mill Rd. to Harding Highway (Rt. 606). This will be your first right turn. Bear right at the fork onto Weymouth Rd. This will also be your first right. Follow Weymouth Rd. to Avenue G on the left side of the road. (if you hit the Black Horse Pike, youve gone too far). Turn around and go back the same way you came. The miles will be marked. YOU ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR KNOWING THE RACE COURSE. Weymouth Rd. will be closed to vehicular through traffic. However, keep in mind that residents on the road may also be on the roadway. So, heads up and pay attention to all rules of the road. A bicycle is considered a motor vehicle and you must abide by all motor vehicle laws, therefore all participant may adhere to the rules of the road. There will be draft marshals on both bike, foot and motorcycle. Officials have been instructed to issue no warning for drafting. NO DRAFTING WILL BE PERMITTED. Automatic DQ! No arguments...Comprende? In addition to the draft marshals, and police officers trained as draft marshals will also be present to ensure a safe race.
After racking your bike in the same location as the beginning of the race, runners will head West on Park Rd(the opposite way of the bike). Immediately, bear left onto E. Lake Dr. Take to end. Make right onto Tunney. Take to end. Make Left onto Park Rd. Follow Park Rd. as it turns left at the end. Make right onto Morningside to end. Make right onto McGreary. Follow to end. Make left onto park to 13th St. Make left onto 13th St. Follow 13th to the turn around near the Municipal Building. Retrace your footsteps on 13th, back to Park. Make left onto Park Rd and head straight back to the finish in front of the lake. Miles will be marked. The water station will be at the intersection of Park Rd and 13th St. You will pass this location 3 times. There may be an additional stop at the turn-around point on the run.