Presque Isle Triathlon

Aug. 5, 2023

2022 Presque Isle Triathlon Race Results

PI Tri Course Map Final
Site Map Beach 10
Site Map Swim Course
Site Map Beach 1


Check Back for 2023 Event Registration

The 21st Annual Triathlon on Presque Isle State Park will take place Saturday, August 5, 2023. All segments of the triathlon...the swim, the bike and the run...will start, transition and finish at BEACH 10. PI TRI 2023 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.

Minimum age for INDIVIDUAL ENTRY = 13

Minimum age for RELAY ENTRY = 11

Maximum entrants: 400.

Final day to register online is Tuesday, 8/01 by 11:59 P.M. No day-of registrations will be accepted.

Event T-shirts are not guaranteed for participants registering after 7/19.


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 Presque Isle State Park visitor experience through projects that positively impact the educational, recreational, and environmental facets of Presque Isle.


PI TRI 2023 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.


Friday, August 4

  • 5 – 7 p.m. Packet Pick-up at the Tom Ridge Environmental Center, 301 Peninsula Drive, Erie, PA.
  • PI Tri 2023 applications will be accepted at this time if space allows. Cash or check made payable to Presque Isle Partnership

Saturday, August 5 Race Day

  • 6:00 – 7:00 a.m. Check-in and race day packet pick-up at BEACH 10.
  • All pre-registered athletes must check in on race day. No day-of registrations will be accepted.
  • 7:10 a.m. Mandatory pre-race meeting for all triathlon entrants
  • 7:30 a.m. Race begins
  • 10:00 a.m. Awards presentation


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 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 2023 entrants will receive a custom-designed long-sleeve T-shirt, swim cap, and generous post-race food and beverages. (Note: Late entrants (after 7/19) 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


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.


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