1/2 Marathon - Awards will be given to the overall Male and Female, and top 3 in 5 year age groups. Tech t-shirts will be given to the first 300 registered (combined with the triathlete competitors) and the next 100 will receive cotton shirts.
Time Cutoff: 3 1/2 Hours
The race course is Fast and Flat!! Through the Hamlin countryside finishing along the lake with cool breezes and scenic views.
Aid Stations: Approx every 2 miles with water and electrolyte drink, along with gels at the 4/9 mile stop. Its one aid station for both miles.
The 5K- This is a flat course which travels through Hamlin Beach State Park. Cotton t-shirts will be given to the first 100 registered runners. Runners which will receive awards are the overall Male and Female, and top 2 in 10 year age groups.
This too is Fast and Flat along beach paths and beach roads. It is not on the sand.
Kids Races - Kids will have their choice to compete in a 1/4, 1/2, or full mile run.
Hamlin Beach Tri/Shoreline Triathlon History
This race has a LONG and RICH History as one of the oldest triathlons in the US. Although it has undergone quite a few course/distance and director changes, this event still stands as an old school triathlon.
Check out its long history of winners/distances/directors here. Many thanks to Carl Johnston for compiling this historical paper.
Wetsuits are HIGHLY recommended. We will be swimming in Lake Ontario in a triangle shape. If the water is deemed too rough by Park Officials the swim will be replaced with a run. The temperature can range anywhere from 55 to 70 degrees and the water terrain can be calm or wavy depending on wind flow. WETSUITS ARE HIGHLY RECOMMENDED. Wetsuits can be rented or purchased from Fleet Feet Sports.
This is located in the West side of Area 4. Athletes will enter one way and exit another.
You will start from transition and head out of the park towards Moscow Rd. Turn Left onto Moscow Rd, then Right onto Lake Rd East (Rt 19). Make a right onto Church Rd, then Right onto Redman, then right back onto Moscow Rd, then left into the park. Heed CAUTION at all times. The road is open to traffic. When entering back into the park, do not head towards Rochester. PAY ATTENTION Here. You will follow the loop into the park and back towards the transition. You will always ride with traffic and never against it. Keep in mind YOU are responsible to know the course, so drive it, ride or even run it before hand.
Is on the West side of the park & very well marked. The run is relatively flat with some parts on the trail section at the west side of the park. The trails are fairly easy and help break up the run. This map is not to scale since part of it is on trails, but is extremely well marked. There are 3 water stops as well.
Don';t forget to get your timing chip in the AM. You are to wear it on your ankle at all times until you finish. If the chip is not returned you';ll be charged a $110 replacement fee.
Event schedule and times
8:00AM - Half Start Time
8:15AM - 5K Start Time
10:30AM - Free Kids Races
8:15AM - Tri Start Time
TBD - Du Start Time