May 21 - Raystown Tri

SUNDAY, MAY 21, 2017 AT LAKE RAYSTOWN RESORT


The Lake Raystown Triathlon will be held at Lake Raystown Resort on May 21th, 2017 starting at 9:00AM.  Raystown Lake, with over 118 miles of shoreline and 8300 acres of water, is the largest lake in Pennsylvania and one of the largest man made lakes east of the Mississippi River. The bike course follows  much of The Fisherman’s Tour road cycling route. This ride will take participants through many quiet and scenic areas, including rolling to flat terrain, pavement quality is good, average posted speeds range from 25 mph to 45 mph. There will be numerous long climbs throughout the bike course. The run route will take participants back out of the resort on high quality pavement with minimal terrain change offering a  flat run.

The event will be offered as 3 different event lengths in 2017  70.3, Olympic and Sprint distance.

LOCATION:

Lake Raystown Resort

3101 Chipmunk Crossing

Entriken, PA

National Qualifying Race:

The Raystown Lake Triathlon is a USAT Sanctioned Event. This means there will be no headphones allowed or drafting during the bike.

CATEGORIES:

Male: 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70+, and Clydesdale.

Female: 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65+, Athena, Challenged Athletes.

USAT MEMBERSHIP / LICENSE:

Racers who are members of USAT must provide proof of membership and membership number. Racers who are not USAT members may purchase a one-day license at packet pickup/registration. One-Day License are $12 for adults and $10 for anyone 17 and under. Racers may also purchase one-day licenses online but must provide proof of purchase at registration/packet pick up.

Posted on April 25, 2017 and filed under events.

April 29 - Street Skills for Cyclists

Street Skills for Cyclists

April 29 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Street Skills for Cyclists, Saturday April 29 9am-4pm This League of American Cyclists Certified class is designed for participants of all abilities who want to increase their comfort and confidence when cycling on city streets. We start in the classroom, where we learn the rules of the road including where to ride, basic traffic principles, how to safely change lanes, how to avoid common road hazards, and more. Then we move outside to work with a certified instructor in a short open-road session on skill drills in a traffic-free environment to employ the strategies we just learned. Bring your own working bike and helmet (required). Bikes should have air in the tires, functioning brakes, etc. Please note: The deadline to register is April 24.

Rain date is May 6.

Posted on April 20, 2017 and filed under events.

April 8 - Canoe Creek trail race

The sixth annual “Dirty Kiln Trail Races at Canoe Creek State Park” brought to you by Allegheny Trailrunners, Inc. will be Saturday, April 8th, 2017! Trail runners will have a choice to run the 5-mile course up Moore’s Hill and around the lake. The half-marathon course will go around the park a second time but on a more hilly and challenging half-marathon course!  Both courses have a lot of variety of trails from wide paths, winding singletrack, stream crossings and mud… lots of mud.

The half-marathon starts at 9:00am while the 5-milers start at 9:15am.

For more information http://www.alleghenytrailrunners.com/dirty-kiln-trail-race/

Posted on April 3, 2017 and filed under events.