Swim: 800 meters, average water temp is 82
Swim will be well marked with buoys & athletes will swim in a clock wise
direction, with the buoys on their right. ( DCNR life guards will be stationed
at intervals along the swim in kayaks.) SAFETY: Racers must pass through the
head count chute before the start of the swim & after the completion of the swim
while heading to transition.
Mountain Bike: 13 miles.
The mountain bike course is a combination of fire roads, single track trail &
some park roads. Terrain is rolling & typical of western Pennsylvania . There is
some challenging single track, a creek crossing and some
challenging, lung busting climbs & bombing down hills. Technical difficulty is
about a 5 on a scale of 1 to 10. The bike course will be marked with the BLUE
XTERRA arrows & BLUE CHALK on the ground. .
Trail Run: 4 miles.
The trail run is almost entirely run on single track trails, some of which are
very technical. Terrain is rolling & typical of
western Pennsylvania . The run course will be marked with the RED XTERRA arrows
at waist high & RED CHALK on the ground. (There will be 2 water aid stations
along the course.)
15-19 / 20-24/ 25-29/ 30-34/ 35-39/ 40-44/ 45-49/ 50-54/ 55-59/ 60+ (women)/
60-64/ 65+ (men)/ Collegiate Woman/ Collegiate Men/ Hercules (men over 200
pounds)/ Athena (women over 150 pounds)/ Relay Team (all woman)/ Relay Team (all
men)/ Relay Team (coed, any sex combination)/ Relay Team (juniors, children 17
or younger), Physically Challenged
Lodging is available at Seven Springs Mountain Resort.
There will be an aid station located at the
START/TRANSITION/FINISH area with water, Gatorade. Gatorade will be providing
plenty of product, including bike bottles full of Gatorade for the bike course.
The Start/Transition/Finish area is located near the beach on the south shore.
Just off of state road 259. There is plenty of parking, hot showers, a food
concession, picnic tables, the beach, play grounds for the small children, boat
rentals, pretty much anything that you could need for a day of family fun.