2023 French Creek Triathlon - SATURDAY EVENTS


Olympic Triathlon :
Triathlon : Swim 1500 Meters, Bike 22.4 Miles, Run 6.2 Miles
Olympic Duathlon :
: Run 1 Mile, Bike 22.4 Miles, Run 6.2 Miles
Olympic Aquabike :
Aquabike : Swim 1500 Meters, Bike 22.4 Miles
Sprint Triathlon :
Triathlon : Swim 750 Meters, Bike 12.4 Miles, Run 3.1 Miles
Sprint Duathlon :
: Run 1 Mile, Bike 12.1 Miles, Run 3.1 Miles
  • Race Date: Saturday, May 20, 2023
  • Location:French Creek State Park
  • Address: 843 Park Rd.
  • City/State/Zip:Elverson, Pennsylvania 19520
  • Country: USA

_ The 2023 French Creek TriFest (Triathlon & SwimFest):

Welcome back to the best local Philadelphia Area Triathlon Festival! The French Creek Triathlon Festival includes the following:
Sprint Triathlon
Olympic triathlon, including Aquabike, Relay division, and Athena/Clydesdale
Sprint and Olympic Duathlon
Splash and Dash (adult and youth) - 250m swim, 1 mile run
SwimFest - 750m, 1500m, and 5K swim events.

Lodging is available at Group Camp 2 (primitive cabins) and is FREE for all volunteers, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday night.  Any racers who wishes to stay at the park, can reserve lodging for a nominal charge of $20.  Please put your name(s) on the lodging line item on our Volunteer SignUp.

We're excited to be back at French Creek State Park for our 11th edition of the French Creek Tri, and we've added more fun for all!
Make it a family weekend...  Race with the kids in our Splash and Dash on Saturday, race in our SwimRun and SwimFest, and stay overnight too! You'll surely have a designated cheering section for each race!

-:- USAT Sanctioned Event 

Course Information:

Race Courses:
750m Swim - Sprint, 1 loop.  Olympic, 2 loops.
12.3 Mile Bike - Sprint, 1 loop.  Olympic, 2 loops.
5K Run - Sprint, 1 loop.  Olympic, 2 loops.


Directions from the Philadelphia / King of Prussia area: Take 422 West past Pottstown to the first red light.  Turn left onto River Bridge Road.  Cross the bridge and make a right onto PA-724.  Follow 724 West for 0.7 miles, then turn left on Red Corner Road. After 2.1 miles, make a left at the stop sign onto Shed Road. After 2.0 miles, the road will come to a T. Turn left on PA-345 South, then a quick right on Park Rd into the actual Park. Continue on Park Road for 2 miles and you'll see Hopewell Lake on your left. Continue to the next left after the park office. Continue to the top of the hill and park near the swimming pool.

Directions from PA Turnpike (points south and west) – Take the Morgantown exit (298) of the PA Turnpike. Take I-176 North for 0.1 miles to exit 1A. Turn right on PA-10 North and follow for 0.5 miles. Turn right on Joanna Road. After 0.9 miles, turn right on Elverson Road. After 0.6 miles, make a slight left onto Hopewell Road. Hopewell Road turns to Park Road. Pass South Entrance Road. After 3.8 miles on Hopewell / Park, turn right before the park office. (If you pass Hopewell Lake, you went too far).  Continue to the top of the hill and park near the swimming pool.

Other Info:

-) 2023 race registration is open • Registration Information 

Previous Results:

- -) 2013-2022 Race Results:
2022 Results at: RunSignUp / USAT / AthLinks
2021 Results at: AthLinks 
2020 Results: not available ???
2019 Results at: AthLinks / RaceResults360 / USAT 
2018 Results at: AthLinks or USAT 
2017 Results at: AthLinks or USAT 
2016 Results at: AthLinks or USAT 
2015 Results at: AthLinks or USAT 
2014 Results at: AthLinks or USAT 
2013 Results at: AthLinks 

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