Presque Isle Triathlon

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Saturday, August 25, 2018

GREAT EVENT...GREAT LOCATION...GREAT BENEFIT

Back to the Lake!

Race day agenda and course rules  

INDIVIDUAL ENTRANT LIST  

RELAY ENTRANT LIST  

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The 18th Annual Triathlon on Presque Isle State Park will take place Saturday, August 25, 2018. All segments of the triathlon...the swim, the bike and the run...will start, transition and finish at BEACH 10. PI TRI 2018 is open to individuals and 2-3 person relay teams and will offer a high-quality, fun, safe and exciting multi-sport experience for all levels of competitors from first-time triathlon entrants to experienced triathletes. 

Maximum entrants:  450.  (In most recent past years, PI Tri has "sold out" well in advance of race day.)

TO BENEFIT

The Presque Isle Triathlon is a non-profit event and a total volunteer effort. All proceeds will benefit Presque Isle State Park (via the Presque Isle Partnership) and other volunteering non-profit organizations whose time/presence contribute to the success of the triathlon. As a non-profit organization, the Presque Isle Partnership seeks to preserve, protect and enhance PISP with projects that positively impact the educational and environmental facets of Presque Isle.

COST

Entry DatesIndividual2-Person Relay3-Person Relay
4/13 - 6/03$50$80$105
6/04 - 7/29$55$90$120
7/30 - 8/23*$60$100$135

*Event T-shirts are not guaranteed for participants registering after 8/15. 

AGENDA

Friday, August 24

  • 5 – 7 p.m. Packet Pick-up at the Tom Ridge Environmental Center, 301 Peninsula Drive, Erie, PA. 
  • PI Tri 2018 applications will be accepted at this time. Cash or check made payable to Presque Isle Partnership

Saturday, August 25 Race Day

  • 6:30 – 7:30 a.m. Check-in and race day packet pick-up at BEACH 10.
  • All pre-registered athletes must check in on race day.
  • PI Tri 2018 applications will be accepted at this timeCash or check made payable to Presque Isle Partnership
  • 7:40 a.m. Mandatory pre-race meeting for all triathlon entrants
  • 8:00 a.m. Race begins 
  • 11:00 a.m. Awards presentation

GENERAL EVENT INFORMATION

The Presque Isle Triathlon is a nonprofit event. All proceeds will be used to benefit Presque Isle State and the volunteering non-profit organizations whose time/presence contribute to the success of the event.

TIMING. RESULTS. AWARDS. PRIZES. PREMIUM

Timing services will be provided by the Runner’s High using ChampionChip Race Timing technology. Awards for 1st, 2nd, 3rd places will be given in all individual categories and 1st and 2nd places in relay team categories. The awards presentation will be held immediately following the race at the race site.. A post-race random prize drawing will be held just before the awards presentation. All PI Tri 2018 entrants will receive a custom-designed long-sleeve T-shirt, swim cap, and generous post-race food and beverages. (Note: Late entrants (after 8/1) are not guaranteed a T-shirt.) Finish times will be posted near the timing area as results become available. Complete race results can be accessed by the next day at www.runhigh.com.

GETTING THERE

Presque Isle State Park is located approximately 120 miles from Cleveland, Pittsburgh and Buffalo. From I-90 east and west, take I-79 north, exit at West 12th St. Follow West 12th St. west to Peninsula Drive, (Rt. 832). Turn north onto Peninsula Drive to Presque Isle State Park. Beach 10 is clearly marked and is located near the far end of the Park, approximately 5.5 miles from the head of PISP. Speed limit on PISP is 25 mph.

CONFIRMATION

All entrants will be e-mailed with confirmation of the entry. Entrants will be directed to www.discoverpi.com for specific information about the race including Presque Isle Triathlon race rules, course map and parking directions.

PI TRI 2018 COURSE DESCRIPTION

PI TRI 2018 will take place exclusively on Presque Isle State Park. The triathlon course design features a nearly complete and scenic tour of beautiful, historic PISP.  All segments of the race will start, transition and finish at Beach 10.

  • 0.35 Mile Swim. Back to the Lake! Well-marked, guarded, open-water swim course in Lake Erie, off Beach 10.
  • 13.0 Mile Bike. One counter-clockwise loop on the main road that encircles PISP, beginning and ending at the transition area located at Beach 10 It will be flat and fast. Highest elevation on PISP is 7’.
  • 3.1 Mile Run. Out and back, mostly flat, west of the transition area, finishing at Beach 10.

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Course Map

Course 2018