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The Wilkes-Barre Triathlon

Race Details
 
Events:

The Wilkes-Barre Triathlon

: Swim 1500 meters, Bike 24.9 miles, Run 6.8 miles
Race Date: Sunday, August 5, 2012
Start Time: 7:30 AM
Entry Fee: Fees on Website
Location: Harveys Lake Beach Club
Address: Route 415
City/State/Zip: Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania 18702
Country: USA
Race Website:
Telephone:
Email:
Description:

The 2012 Wilkes-Barre Triathlon:

  • Over the past 30 years, The Wilkes-Barre Triathlon has gained the reputation of being one of the best run races in the United States.
  • Its rich history and challenging course has attracted the likes of Lance Armstrong, Paula Newby-Fraser, Greg Welch, Scott Molina, Carol Montgomery and Hunter Kemper.
  • Nearly 1,000 local volunteers donate their time to help with all aspects of the race, including medical care, radio communication, motorcycle patrols, traffic control, food and water, and cleanup.
  • Registration will begin in January 2012.
  • Course Information:

  • The Wilkes-Barre Triathlon courses include a 1.5k swim, a 40k bike and an1k run that are laid out across the scenic Back Mountain Area of the Wyoming Valley in Northeastern Pennsylvania.
  • Each course provides its own unique challenge and picturesque background for both triathletes and spectators.
  • Directions:

    Campus Coordinates (latitude and longitude):
    41o 18' 28.80" N, 76o 00' 44.8" W 
    41.308000, -76.012356

    From Interstate 80 - take exit 277. 
    Proceed North on the Northeast Extension of the PA Turnpike (476) to Exit 105 (Wilkes-Barre). 
    Follow Route 115 North to Route 309 North.

    To Penn State Campus  
    Proceed North on Route 309 (Cross Valley Expressway) for 6 miles to Route 415. 
    Follow Route 415 approx. 2 miles to Route 118. 
    Follow Route 118 W for approx. 3 miles to Cooks Variety Store.
    Bear left at Cooks onto Mt. View Drive, and after you pass Lehman High School, turn left at the stop sign.
    Penn State is 12 mile on your right. Use second (main) entrance.

    From Penn State to Harveys Lake Beach Club - Turn left at PSU main exit. 
    Turn right immediately after High School onto Mt. View Drive to Route 118. 
    Follow Route 118 approx. 3 miles to Route 415. 
    Turn left on to Route 415. 
    Turn left at the Lake. 
    Proceed clockwise around the lake approx. 3 miles and the Harveys Lake Beach Club is on your right.


    From Interstate 84 - proceed to the intersection of I-81. 
    Follow I-81 South to Exit 170B to Wilkes-Barre.

    To Penn State Campus  
    Proceed North on Route 309 (Cross Valley Expressway) for 6 miles to Route 415. 
    Follow Route 415 approx. 2 miles to Route 118. 
    Follow Route 118 W for approx. 3 miles to Cooks Variety Store.
    Bear left at Cooks onto Mt. View Drive, and after you pass Lehman High School, turn left at the stop sign.
    Penn State is 12 mile on your right. Use second (main) entrance.
    From Penn State to Harveys Lake Beach Club - Turn left at PSU main exit. 
    Turn right immediately after High School onto Mt. View Drive to Route 118. 
    Follow Route 118 approx. 3 miles to Route 415. 
    Turn left on to Route 415. 
    Turn left at the Lake. 
    Proceed clockwise around the lake approx. 3 miles and the Harveys Lake Beach Club is on your right.


    From Interstate 81 - take exit 170B (Wilkes-Barre) 309 North

    To Penn State Campus  
    Proceed North on Route 309 (Cross Valley Expressway) for 6 miles to Route 415. 
    Follow Route 415 approx. 2 miles to Route 118. 
    Follow Route 118 W for approx. 3 miles to Cooks Variety Store.
    Bear left at Cooks onto Mt. View Drive, and after you pass Lehman High School, turn left at the stop sign.
    Penn State is 12 mile on your right. Use second (main) entrance.
    From Penn State to Harveys Lake Beach Club - Turn left at PSU main exit. 
    Turn right immediately after High School onto Mt. View Drive to Route 118. 
    Follow Route 118 approx. 3 miles to Route 415. 
    Turn left on to Route 415. 
    Turn left at the Lake. 
    Proceed clockwise around the lake approx. 3 miles and the Harveys Lake Beach Club is on your right.


    From Northeast Extension of the PA Turnpike (476) - Proceed North on the NE Extension of the PA Turnpike to exit 105 (Wilkes-Barre). 
    Follow Route 115 North to Route 309 North.

    To Penn State Campus  
    Proceed North on Route 309 (Cross Valley Expressway) for 6 miles to Route 415. 
    Follow Route 415 approx. 2 miles to Route 118. 
    Follow Route 118 W for approx. 3 miles to Cooks Variety Store.
    Bear left at Cooks onto Mt. View Drive, and after you pass Lehman High School, turn left at the stop sign.
    Penn State is 12 mile on your right. Use second (main) entrance.
    From Penn State to Harveys Lake Beach Club - Turn left at PSU main exit. 
    Turn right immediately after High School onto Mt. View Drive to Route 118. 
    Follow Route 118 approx. 3 miles to Route 415. 
    Turn left on to Route 415. 
    Turn left at the Lake. 
    Proceed clockwise around the lake approx. 3 miles and the Harveys Lake Beach Club is on your right.

    Other Info:

  • Please read the Race Info and Registration Pages carefully before registering.
  • Previous Results:

  • 2011 Results at: citizensvoice.com or lin-mark.com
  • 2010 Results at: lin-mark.com
  • 2009 Results at: timesleader.com or citizensvoice.com
  • 2008 Results at archive.org: Overall / Awards / Relay
  • 2007 Results: not available ???
  • 2006 Results at archive.org: Overall / Relay
  • 2005 Results: not available ???
  • 2004 Results at archive.org: Awards / Relay
  • 2003 Results at archive.org: Overall / Awards / Relay
  • 2002 Results at archive.org: Awards / Relay
  • 2001 Results: not available ???
  • 2000 Results at archive.org: Overall / Awards / Relay
  • 1999 Results: not available ???
  • 1998 Results: not available ???
  • 1997 Results: not available ???
  • 1996 Results: not available ???
  • 1995 Results: not available ???
  • 1994 Results: not available ???
  • 1993 Results: not available ???
  • 1992 Results: not available ???
  • 1991 Results at: raceforum.com - (.pdf file)

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