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Black Bear Triathlon 2012 ~ Results

Race Details

Black Bear Olympic Triathlon

: Swim 1500 Meters, Bike 24 Miles, Run 6.2 Miles

Black Bear Sprint Triathlon

: Swim 750 Meters, Bike 18 Miles, Run 3.1 Miles
Race Date: Sunday, June 3, 2012
Start Time: 7:30 AM
Location: Beltzville State Park
Address: 2950 Pohopoco Dr.
City/State/Zip: Lehighton, Pennsylvania 08235
Country: USA
Race Website:

2012 Black Bear Sprint & Olympic Triathlons:

  • The Black Bear sprint & olympic distance triathlons will be held on Sunday June 3, 2012.
  • Both events offer a spectacular course from beginning to end. they are not for the meek and mild but trust us you will be very proud of this accomplishment when you finish.
  • The races begin at the beautiful beach and into the calm, clear waters of the Beltzville Reservoir.
  • Next you venture out onto the bike course with yes, some very challenging hills but doable. It's so beautiful you'll forget the pain.
  • The run course offers a lot of shaded areas through the woods and takes you across the Beltzville Dam for a stunning panoramic view of the entire race.
  • Course Information:

    Swim Course
  • The swim will be in the beautiful Beltzville Lake.
  • Access to water is from a public beach.
  • The water temp can range from 68-76'F.

    Bike Course
  • Both bike courses are one loop course through the scenic and challenging mountains of the Poconos.
  • The rolling course offers elevations, at times, that exceed 650.

    Run Course
  • This course will take place on a combination of paved and hard packed trails.
  • The trails will take the athletes over the Beltzville Dam (by special permission of the Army Corps of Engineers) offering a panoramic view of the Park and Reservoir.
  • The Olympic course brings you back through the Finish Area past your friends and family at about mile 3.
  • The last 12 mile is a very spectator friendly finish for both courses!
  • 2012 Results:

  • 2012 Results at Sprint Triathlon / Olympic Triathlon
  • Previous Results:

    2011 Results at Sprint Triathlon / Olympic Triathlon
    2010 Results at:
    2009 Results at:
    2008 Results at:

    2007 Results at
  • 2007 Results (Half): Overall / Age Group - .pdf files
  • 2007 Sprint Results: Overall / Age Group - .pdf files


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