Olympic Distance Event or Sprint Distance Event
Olympic Distance 0.75 mile swimSprint Distance 0.30 mile swim
ET 2013 will feature a 0.75 mile swim or a 0.30 mile swim. Both out / back swim courses start and finish at Crawford Beach on Lakeside Drive (main beach, west side of Edinboro Lake). A line of anchored, lifegurard-staffed pontoon boats will be anchored down the center of the swim course. A safety kayak crew will provide guidance to swimmers throughout the swim course. Expected water temperature: low-mid-60’s. Wetsuits strongly advised.
The bike courses start / finish at the Transition Area on Lakeside Drive and follow gently rolling, mainly country roads with no major hills. Beyond the start and finish, the bike courses are not closed to traffic however traffic control is provided throughout both courses. Safety-approved bike helmets are mandatory for all cyclists. Absolutely no exceptions.
Out and back, with no major hills, the triathlon run courses feature a challenging and fun Olympic 6.2 miles or Sprint 3.0 miles.
Timing, Results, Awards and Prizes
ChampionChip timing services will be provided by The Runner’s High. The awards presentation will be held immediately following the race. Awards will be presented to the top three overall men's and women's finishers and to 1st, 2nd, 3rd places in all individual and to 1st & 2nd in all relay team categories.
Edinboro Lake is located one-half hour south of Erie, Pa and is approximately 100 miles from Pittsburgh, Cleveland and Buffalo. Take I-79 to the Edinboro exit. Drive east on Rt. 6N for two miles, turn left onto Lakeside Drive. Be advised Lakeside Drive is now one-way north off 6N.
General Event Information
The Edinboro Triathlon is a non-profit event. Proceeds will be used first to cover race expenses . Remaining funds will benefit Edinboro University student scholarship programs, the Edinboro Volunteer Fire Department and selected non-profits. In the unlikely event of race cancellation (or any part of the race) due to severe weather or other safety-related conditions, entry fees are non-refundable and will be used for pre-race expenses. Remaining funds will benefit the selected non-profits.
Friday, May 31. 5 PM to 8 PM: Race packet pick up (and as space allows, day-before paper applications will be accepted) at Charlie's Pub and Eatery, Sunset Plaza, Rt. 99 north of Edinboro. Saturday, June 1. 7:00 AM-8:30 AM: Check-in, race packet pick-up and day-of-race registration (as space allows).8:40 AM: Pre-Race Meeting 9:00 AM: Race Begins- Swim Start (1st wave)12:30 PM: Awards presentation
Important Information / Course Maps
ET 2013 Website: www.edinborotriathlon.comIncluded: General Event Information, Race Day Agenda, Course Map, Transition Area Map.Check the website throughout the spring for ET 2013 updates/additional information.
Online Registration Closes
Tuesday, May 28, 2013
Edinboro's triathlon has long been established as a popular, high-quality, well-organized, safe and great fun event. The tradition proudly continues with 27th edition of Edinboro's triathon in 2013. With over 300 ET race applicants in most years (with a record entry field of 494), a full 2013 entry field is anticipated that will include both competitive athletes as well as those new to the sport and/or those whose primary goal is to simply finish. Applicants may enter as an individual or as a member of a two or three person relay team. ET 2013 will be limited to 400 total entrants. Register early to be assured a place in this milestone event! For more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org.RACE COURSE DESCRIPTIONET 2013 will take participants throughout a scenic, country-side tour of Edinboro, PA. The triathlon course remains basically the same as in most recent years. 1st, 2nd and 3rd place awards in all individual (5 yr. age groups) categories and 1st and 2nd place in all relay team categories.ENTRY RULES: 2013 EDINBORO TRIATHLONALL ENTRANTS· 2013 applicants may enter as an Individual or as a member of one triathlon relay team.· Applications will be accepted only with full completion of the race application on-line @ active.com or by a printed, mailed race application and a check/money order for the total entry fee. . Incomplete entries will not be fully processed until all required materials are received.. As space allows, day-before paper applications may be accepted on Friday, May 31. . As space allows, day of race paper applications may be accepted on Saturday, June 1.. Paper applications forms are available for download/printing: www.edinborotriathlon.com· There will be a $10.00 additional charge for any / all changes requested. This includes any / all changes on race day. . Entry fees are non-refundable and will be donated to the benefitting organizations.INDIVIDUAL ENTRANTS· Individuals may compete in one individual category only.. Individuals may not also compete as part of a relay team.RELAY TEAM ENTRANTS· Relay teams may consist of 2 or 3 persons.· Relay team entrants may compete in only one team category and only as part of one team.· Corporate teams consist of people who are all employed by the same company or employer.· School teams consist of either all students or 2 students and 1 faculty member from the same school, school district or university.· All relay team entries must include all team members’ complete information at the time of entry.