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Black Bear Triathlon 2013 ~ Results

Race Details
 
Events:

Black Bear Triathlon - Half

: Swim 1.2 Miles, Bike 56 Miles, Run 13.1 Miles

Black Bear Olympic Triathlon

: Swim 1500 Meters, Bike 24 Miles, Run 6.2 Miles

Black Bear Sprint Triathlon

: Swim 750 Meters, Bike 18 Miles, Run 3.1 Miles

Black Bear Half Iron Aquavelo

: Swim 1.2 Miles, Bike 56 Miles
Race Date: Sunday, May 19, 2013
Start Time: 7:30 AM
Entry Fee: Sprint - $105
Olympic - $120
Half Iron - $195
Location: Beltzville State Park
Address: 2950 Pohopoco Dr.
City/State/Zip: Lehighton, Pennsylvania 18235
Country: USA
Phone: 856-308-7522
E-Mail: mredrow@cgiracing.com
Race Website: http://blackbeartri.cgiracing....
 
Description:

2013 Black Bear Triathlons:

  • The Black Bear sprint, olympic & half iron distance triathlons will be held on Sunday May 19, 2013.
  • Both events offer a spectacular course from beginning to end. they are not for the meek and mild but trust us you will be very proud of this accomplishment when you finish.
  • The races begin at the beautiful beach and into the calm, clear waters of the Beltzville Reservoir.
  • Next you venture out onto the bike course with yes, some very challenging hills but doable. It's so beautiful you'll forget the pain.
  • The run course offers a lot of shaded areas through the woods and takes you across the Beltzville Dam for a stunning panoramic view of the entire race.
  • Course Info:

    The Black Bear Triathlon offers a spectacular course from beginning to end. It begins from the beautiful beach and into the calm, clear waters of the Beltzville Reservoir.

    Next you venture out onto the bike course challenging and fast hills. It's been referred to as one of the most scenic courses on the East Coast.

    The run course offers a lot of shaded areas through the woods and takes you across the Beltzville Dam for a stunning panoramic view of the entire race.

    Swim Course
    The swim will be in the beautiful Beltzville Lake. Access to water is from a public beach. The water temp can range from 68-76'F.

    Bike Course

    The Sprint and Olympic bike courses are one loop through the scenic mountains of the Poconos.

    The Half Iron bike course will be the same as Olympic but done two times.


    Run Course

    This course will take place on a combination of paved and hard packed trails. The trails will take the athletes over the Beltzville Dam (by special permission of the Army Corps of Engineers) offering a panoramic view of the Park and Reservoir. The Olympic and Half Iron courses bring you back through the Finish Area past your friends and family at about mile 3. The last 1/2 mile is a very spectator friendly finish!

    Directions:

    Race Site - GPS:
    Beltzville State Park, Lehighton Pennsylvania
    2950 Pohopoco Drive
    Lehighton, Pa. 18325

    There is ample parking inside the Beltzville State Park. Please follow the CGI RACING Event Parking signs to assure parking in the appropriate lots.

    NOTE: There is only one entrance into the park. Traffic gets very backed up between 6:30 - 7:00 we STRONGLY suggest you arrive prior to 6:30 am.

    Beltzville State Park is five miles east of Lehighton, just off of US 209.

    From the Northeast Extension of the Pennsylvania Turnpike

    • Take Exit 74
    • Turn left after the toll onto Rt. 209
    • Take the next left onto Harrity Rd.
    • Take the next Right onto Pohopoco Dr.
    • Park entrance is 3 miles down on the right

    Other Info:
    Saturday May 18. 2013
    Beltzville State Park
    Lehighton, Pa
    10:00 - 4:00 pm
    Packet Pickup
    1:00 pm
    Open Water Swim practice clinic - hosted by Endurance Multisport
    2:00 pm
    Open Water Swim practice clinic - hosted by Endurance Multisport
    3:00 pm
    Course Briefing & Pre Race Meeting

    Sunday May 19, 2013

    5:30 am
    Transition Opens
    5:45 - 7:00 am
    Race Day Packet Pickup
    7:15 am
    TRANSITION CLOSES - Note if you are not in AND set up prior to this time
    you will NOT be allowed in transition or able to race.
    Sorry no exceptions.
    7:30 am
    Race Start
    9:00 - 12:00 pm
    Finish Line Celebration
    11:00 am
    Sprint Awards Ceremony
    12:00 pm
    Olympic Awards Ceremony
    2:30 pm

    Half Iron Awards Ceremony

    3:00 pm

    Course Closes

    2014:


    2014 Race Information

    • • •
    2013 Results:

    2013 Results at onlineraceresults.com: Sprint / Olympic / Half IronAquabike

    • • •
    Previous Results:

    2012 Results at compuscore.com: Sprint Triathlon / Olympic Triathlon


    2011
    Results at compuscore.com:
    Sprint Triathlon / Olympic Triathlon


    2010
    Results at:
     lin-mark.com


    2009
    Results at:
     cgiracing.com / Sprint / Half


    2008
    Results at:
     lin-mark.com


    2007
    Results at score-this.com:
  • 2007 Results (Half): Overall / Age Group - .pdf files
  • 2007 Sprint Results: Overall / Age Group - .pdf files

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