Designed to highlight the valley’s scenic beauty, the event is a chip-timed, course beginning at the West Branch Boat Club in Duboistown. The sprint route features an 800 yard open-water swim in the Susquehanna River followed by 13.7 mi. bike and 5K run segments along paved country roads with river and mountain views. The Olympic Course will be a 0.9m Swim, 24.8 mile bike, and a 10K run along similar routes to the Sprint course.
Top 3 per age group male and female: U-14, 15-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60 & up
Available at the West Branch Boat Club.
Must wear caps
Start in the water
Course is 1 triangular loop; swim around the buoys keeping buoys to your left.
Use kayak or boats and remove swim caps if you need help/ stop.
Certified water safety personnel will be monitoring the course.
Watch carpet when you finish the swim
Wetsuits are permitted if the water temperature is below 78.0%. If the water temperature is above 78.0% and less than 84.0%. anyone wearing a wetsuit will not be eligible for an award. Wet suits are prohibited if the water temperature is above 84.0%.
Must walk bike in and out of transition area to mount/ dismount area
Must Rack bikes in numbered area
Must wear helmet with a strap
No bottle exchange (water station)
Intersections are manned, but watch for cars/runners.
There are 3 sets of RR tracks. Take on an angle and slow!
1 loop up and back ( downhill back)
Water station just outside of the transition area and near the turnaround.( approximately 1.5 mile marker)
Must wear your number bib.
Remove timing chip and give to volunteer
Grab water and snacks
Both transitions take place in the transition area. Please report to the transition area person in charge before entering the area for your portion of the race. You will exchange your chip in the transition area. The chip must be on before leaving the area.
Tell volunteer and return timing chip.
PA Runners will be handling the official timing. You must use the chip they provide you and wear it at all times during the race.
Spectators: Have a great view along the river and can easily see the run along the streets.
Medical: Susquehanna EMS will provide a comprehensive medical staff.