Findley Lake, NY US 14736
Welcome to the beautiful lakeside community of Findley Lake, NY. Just off of I-86, two hours south of Buffalo, NY, and 20 minutes from Erie, PA. Challenging and beautiful! No cut-off times.
Sprint & Olympic Triathlon & AquaBike:
SPRINT participants will begin with a 750m swim in the gorgeous Findley Lake. Then ride a hilly 14.44 mile bike course followed by a 5K run on the flat and fast roadway hugging the shore line of the lake.
The OLYMPIC participants will complete 2 loops of the swim and bike course. The 10K run will continue around the lake to their appropriate turnaround point.
Paratriathletes are welcomed!
Participants in the AquaBike competition will complete the event after the bike.
*Double Findley - Really challenge yourself with the Double Findley - Race the Sprint AND the Olympic Tri or AquaBike (all athletes must finish the Sprint that begins at 7:00am and be back to the start line for the 9:00am Olympic Tri). More swag and bigger bragging rights!
**Relay teams or 2 or 3 are welcome to compete in the Sprint or Olympic Triathlon events only.
**THERE ARE NO CUT-OFF TIMES FOR ANY OF OUR EVENTS
***Please see FAQs section regarding bringing dogs to the race
A 750m course in the quiet waters of Findley Lake. You will swim around the island located off the shores of The Camp at Findley.
The Olympic triathletes will swim two loops of the course.
Wetsuits are legal but not mandatory.
You are welcome to wear a personal swim buoy if you are more comfortable. We would ask that you start at the back of the pack so as to not interfere with other swimmers.
Bike a beautiful loop course measuring 14.44 miles. A beautiful warm-up along the lake turns into a challenging and fun hilly course with gorgeous views of the quiet countryside. **Olympic distance competitors will do two loops of the bike course:
LOUD Performance will be onsite pre-race for minor bike maintenance.
SAG vehicle on the course will be provided by Pearl City Cycle.
There is no aid station on the bike course. There will be one in transition before you head out.
*Olympic course will NOT go back to the starting point but rather bypass Sunnyside Lane as they head out to the 2nd loop.
The course is mostly flat for the Sprint triathletes and gets a little bumpier for the Olympic athletes as it follows along the lake shore.
SPRINT racers will turn around at the 1.55 mile marker and OLYMPIC runners will continue on around the end of the lake to the 3.1 mile mark and turn around.
Fully stocked aid stations with Hammer Nutrition products at every mile.
See tab on left under Event Info for rate change information.
This is a USAT sanctioned event and all participants must be a current member or purchase one-day event coverage at registration.
USAT has a new format for 2024. If you are not already a current USAT member you will be required to purchase one of the following during registration:
Annual Membership ~ $60. Youth 17&U ~ $10.
Bronze Membership: One day event coverage based on distance;
Sprint ~ $13. Olympic and Double Findley ~ $18. Relay Team members ~ $6 each.
Any coupons or discount codes are not retroactive. They must be used during your registration. If you do not know if your Tri Club has a discount code, please ask your club administrator.
A portion of your registration fee will be donated to The Camp at Findley and to the Shawn Blakeslee Memorial Fund.
Schedule of Events:
Saturday ~ 3pm - 8pm - Packet Pick Up and bike drop off at race site (not mandatory). Overnight security is provided.
Race day ~ Sunday:
Packet Pick Up and Transition will be open at different times per race. Full details will be in the Athlete Guide
Mandatory Athlete Meetings held at the swim start 15 minutes before the start of each race.
Race start ~ 7:00am - Sprint Triathlon (Individuals and Relay Teams) Double Findley & AquaBike
9:00am - Olympic Triathlon (Individuals and Relay Teams) Double Findley & AquaBike
DIVISIONS & AWARDS:
Triathlon, Sprint & Olympic - Top 3 Overall Male and Female; M/F 5 year age groups
Relay Teams - Top 3 Overall
Paratriathletes and AquaBike - Top 3 Overall Male and Female
Double Findley - Top 3 Overall Male and Female
Race T-shirts are only guaranteed for those registered one month prior to the event. Unisex, Ladies Cut, Tank Tops offered.
Picnic with grilled burgers and hot dogs. FREE to all athletes and volunteers. Available to spectators, donations accepted.
Massage therapist, Dana Boser, will be on-site to help your muscles recover. Suggested $2.00 per minute. Payable directly to Dana Boser.
Water & Hammer Nutrition products at start/finish, transition and every mile on the run course.
No fluids are offered on the bike course. There is an aid station within transition.
Port-a-johns at race start/finish
Light bike maintenance pre-race and SAG vehicle on course provided by Pearl City Cycles.
Free parking will be at the race site at The Camp at Findley.
A relay team can be made up of two or three individuals. Relay teams are not offered for the AquaBike or the Double Findley.
To register for a Relay Team click the menu item on the left of the screen.
Individuals registering for a triathlon relay team will complete:
- Three-person relay teams; one leg of the race per entrant
- Two-person relay teams; one participant will complete two of the legs and the other will only complete one.
- Legs will not be split between registrants.
Relay teams only compete against other relay teams. Teams can be made up of any gender and/or age.
We award Top 3 Relay Teams.
All members of the relay team will receive the race giveaways, finisher medal, and all post-race food
- When registering for a relay team the first person will create and name the team.
- The following team members must also register to complete the USAT info and sign the waiver.
- Each team member will need to be a current USAT member OR purchase one-day event coverage. $6 per person
RATES for Relay Teams; rates are per person and the same for the Sprint or Olympic Triathlon
$64 ~ 7/31/23 - 8/6/2023
$69 ~ 8/7/23 - 7/13/2024
$79 ~ 7/14 - 7/27
$85 ~ race day
WILSON ENDURANCE SPORTS
Wilson Endurance Sports strives to bring you a fun, challenging event in beautiful settings all around New York State and one in Connecticut. We host a full calendar that can be viewed on the Races & Events page of our website. Grass-roots, Athlete centered racing is what we are all about.
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- All races are USAT sanctioned and all rules and regulations apply, and there will be no refunds for this event or bib transfers.
- Race is held Rain or Shine.
- It is the participant's responsibility to know the rules for an event sanctioned by USA Triathlon and produced by Wilson Endurance Sports.
- NO dogs are allowed by participants or their spectators. You will be disqualified
- There is NO refund for this event. However, with ADVANCE notice, you may defer to 2025. You must communicate with Tonia Wilson directly via email at firstname.lastname@example.org Please see REFUND POLICY for fees.
- A full set of rules will be included in the Athlete Guide.
- Any questions on the course or race please contact Race Director, Mark H. Wilson, via email CoachMarkWilson@gmail.com or 914-466-9214.
- Any questions regarding registration please contact Race Administrator, Tonia H. Wilson, vial email email@example.com or 716-353-1288
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