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August 13 - Lumberjack Triathlon Williamsport

6:00 am Packet pick up
7-7:15 am Swim warm ups
7:15 am Mandatory pre-race meeting
7:30 am Event start


Overall female

Overall male

Top 3 per age group male and female:   U-14,  15-19,  20-29,  30-39,  40-49,  50-59,  60 & up

Available at the West Branch Boat Club.

Participant Guide:
Must wear caps
Start in the water
Course is 1 triangular loop; swim around the buoys keepingbuoys to your left.
Use kayak or boats and remove swim caps if you need help/ stop. 
Certified water safety personnel will be monitoring the course.
Watch carpet when you finish the swim
Wetsuits are permitted if the water temperature is below 78.0 degrees.    If the water temperature is above 78.0 degrees and less than 84.0 degrees. anyone wearing a wetsuit will not be eligible for an award. Wet suits are prohibited if the water temperature is above 84.0 degrees.

Must walk bike in and out of transition area to mount/ dismount area
Must Rack bikes in numbered area

Must wear helmet with a strap
No bottle exchange (water station)
Intersections are manned, but watch for cars/runners.
There are 3 sets of RR tracks. Take on an angle and slow!

1 loop up and back ( downhill back)
Water station just outside of the transition area and near the turnaround.( approximately 1.5 mile marker)
No headphones
Must wear your number bib.

Remove timing chip and give to volunteer
Grab water and snacks

Both transitions take place in the transition area.  Please report to the transition area person in charge before entering the area for your portion of the race. You will exchange your chip in the transition area. The chip must be on before leaving the area.

Drop out:
Tell volunteer and return timing chip.

Integrity Sports will be handling the official timing. You must use the chip they provide you and wear it at all times during the race.

Spectators:  Have a great view along the river and can easily see the run along the streets.

Medical: Susquehanna EMS will provide a comprehensive medical staff

Posted on August 7, 2017 and filed under events.



Thank you to all the volunteers and supporting, lifeguards, EMS and Police crew. You guys are awesome and the YMCA family is thankful for all of you.

  • 2016 Results by Integrity Sports
  • 2016 Photos by Ben Lawrence & his daughters Madeline & Amelia.
  • More photos to come by Bill Wallace.

PLEASE NOTE: When registering and ‘Not a YMCA Member’:
After choosing to register now, select ‘I don’t have an account but would like to create one.’
This does not make you a YMCA member but creates a profile.
Under ‘Membership Options’ select State College Branch.
Finally under ‘Membership’ select Non-Member Participant & complete profile then registration for event.

Posted on June 23, 2017 and filed under events.

June 24 - Millheim Pool Sprint Triathlon

This event is being held to raise funds and awareness for the Millheim Pool, a non-profit organization dedicated to serving the community.


(Race as an individual or on a team!)

SWIM 300 YARDS in Millheim's heated pool

BIKE 15 MILES through scenic countryside

RUN 3 MILES on an out-and-back course


Come test yourself and see what all the fun is about!

SWIM 150 YARDS in Millheim's heated pool

BIKE 7.0 MILES through scenic countryside

RUN 1.5 MILES on an out-and-back course


Mail-in/Online T-Shirt* Registration Deadline: June 1st

Late Mail-in/Online Registration Deadline: June 21st received by 11:59 AM**

Walk-up Registrations available the day of the event, beginning at 6:30AM

*SHIRTS ARE ONLY GUARANTEED FOR THOSE WHO REGISTER BY JUNE 1, 2017.  Late/walk-up registrations may purchase extra t-shirts, if available, to benefit the Millheim Pool.  These will be on a first come, first served basis and availability of extra shirts is NOT guaranteed.

Shirts run small, please order one size up from the size you normally wear

**Registrations must be received by 11:59 AM on June 21, 2017.  Registrations received after deadline will be queued as Walk-Up registrations in order of receipt.

Age Policy: Participants age 13 and Under (TRI or Mini) will require adult signature of waiver AND the athlete must be accompanied on the road (bike & run) courses by an adult.


Overall Male/Female, Top (3) Male/Female Finishers by age group (aged 14 & over), Top (3) 2-&3-Person Relay Teams, and Overall 13&U Finisher.


Overall Male/Female and Overall 13&U Finisher

Directions to the Park: The Milllheim Pool at the Soldier's and Sailor's Memorial Park is located just off Park Road in Millheim, PA. From the intersection of Routes 45 and 445 (aka North Street) in downtown Millheim (zip 16854) head EAST on Route 45 until you cross the bridge. Park Road is the first LEFT after the bridge. Follow Park Road until you see the park entrance on your left.

Posted on June 5, 2017 and filed under events.

June 4 - Rocky Gap Tri

Course Information:

Swim: The first leg of the course is ¼ mile swim in Lake Habeeb. The average early June water temperature is 70-72 degrees. Wet suits are allowed but not provided. Swim caps are required and provided.

Bike:  The bike course is approximately 8 miles. You will leave transition from the park and complete the course as an out and back on Pleasant Valley Road. Helmets are required.

RUN: The run is approximately a 5K loop starting at transition, running the Lakeside Loop and Pleasant Valley Road. The surface includes trail, gravel and paved areas.

Racine Multisports will be providing race support such as; online registration, Chip Timing, race results and web results that can be found at

Sprint Triathlon Entry Fees

Races are subject to delay or cancellation with no refunds. 

Registration dates and fees are not available at this time.

Ways to Register 

To register you must be 13 year of age or older. Please make all checks payable to the Cumberland YMCA. Include your email address for immediate verification of registration. 

Race Day Social & Awards

Immediately following the completion of the race, there will be an awards ceremony. Overall male, female, team, age group as well as the winners of the Clydesdale/Athena (Males 210+, females 160+ lbs) race winners and runner ups will be awarded medals. Age groups are as follows: 15 & Under, 16-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60 & Over.

Packet Pick Up

All participants must check in at packet pick up either Saturday or on the morning of the race at the Mountain View Pavilion at Rocky Gap State Park. See specific times below. 

Your race t-shirt and important race information will be in your race packet. Persons that are a NO SHOW, will not have their shirts or packets mailed. Packet Pick up will be located adjacent to the main parking lot near the transition area at the following times: TBA             

Past Winners

Men's Division

2015  Ian MacFawn
2014  Ian MacFawn *48:47
2013  Josiah Mueller 49:10
2012  Derek Clark 51:07 

Women's Division

2015  Lauren MacFawn
2014  Lauren MacFawn *52:45
2013  Loren Winebrenner 48:17
2012  Lauren MacFawn 53:23

*Current course record.

Posted on May 30, 2017 and filed under events.

Aug 6 - Canoe Creek Triathlon

Date: Saturday, August 6, 2016

Start Time: 8:00 AM

Location: Canoe Creek State Park

Races: Triathlon , Duathlon (2M run, bike - 5K run), 5k run & 2 mile walk


INDIVIDUALS & TEAM TRIATHLON PARTICIPANTS ONLY:  We will use the chip for the individual and team participants.  Individuals: you will be given a race number as well, please wear on the RUN PORTION to help volunteers and staff know whom is participating in the race and for emergency purposes. Teams must pass their chips from person to person. Swimmer and biker will need to have body marked while RUNNER must wear bib number.

For safety reasons, no headsets of any kind as well as strollers or pets are permitted. Online registration closes at 11:00AM on Friday, August 5.

NO Race Reimbursements. Remember, if you cannot make it to the event, your registration fee is going towards a good cause.  

TRIATHLETES & DUATHLETES: You have the choice to select a cotton shirt or tech shirt for this race when registering before PRE-REGISTRATION rates. You must write "cotton" beside your shirt size on your race brochure if you would like to opt for a cotton shirt and not a tech shirt. If registering online you MUST contact the YMCA (695-4467 and ask for Megan Claar) if you decide to select a cotton shirt as you will automatically be registered with a tech shirt. Tech shirts run smaller than the cotton shirts and are male & female sizing.


Individual Triathlon: Minimum age requirements to participate in the triathlon is 16 years old.

Swim - Open water ½ mile out and back course in Canoe Creek.  Wetsuits are permitted.  This is a challenging swim so if you have not swam in open water before; we highly recommend you practice before race.  All participants must wear the swim cap provided.

Bike - Helmets are required and absolutely no headsets of any kind are allowed. The bike portion is a rolling 13 mile loop.  Caution-no roads are closed to traffic so PLEASE keep your eyes open at all times.  One small section does use a major road so please be aware of your surroundings, and you must stay to the far right at all times unless you are trying to pass someone.  When passing another rider, please look behind you to make sure it is clear to pass.  If you get passed, please do not try to stay with that rider.  There must be at least a couple bike lengths between all riders.  We will have motorcycles riding around to make sure no drafting is occurring.  Must wear your race number to show that you are a race participant.

Run - Course is a rolling 5k with a big hill towards the end.  No headsets of any kind are allowed, if you are found with them on, you will not get a finishing time!  Water stations will be available in Transition Area and near the halfway point on the run.  Must wear your race number to show that you are a race participant.

Team Triathlon: Minimum age requirements to participate in the triathlon is 16 years old.

Same courses as the Individual Triathlon. Teams may consist of up to 3 members.  Separate registrations are required for each team member and all team members will receive a race t-shirt (while supplies last).  One team payment covers all the team members. *Must check the “I will be participating on a Team” box. You will stage in the “Team Staging Area”.  Each team member MUST stay in the staging area until teammate tags the next team member. 


Duathlon (2 Mile Run, 13 Mile Bike, 5k Run) - The first run portion of the race consists of 2 miles (same course as the Walk).  Start for the duathlon is at 7:55AM and will be at the top of the transition area where the 5k and 2 mile walk starts.  Once you run back into the park you will be directed to the transition area to complete the same 13 mile bike course the triathletes complete. After the bike portion you will complete the same 5k course as the triathletes.

5k Run and 2 Mile Walk:

Be aware the 5k course is the same as the triathletes, there is a slight chance you will be on the courses at the same time so please stay as far the right as all times.  Must wear your race number to show that you are a race participant.  No headsets of any kind are allowed, if you are found with them on, you will not get a finishing time!


Race packets will be available for pick up starting the Thursday before the race, at the Hollidaysburg Area YMCA. You may also pick-up your packet on race day at Canoe Creek State Park; however, we recommend you come as early as 7am to give yourself time to set up.  Race day Registration will be at the bottom of the parking lot in the main beach area.  Please come early!


Awards will be given out immediately following the race. We will be awarding medals for the following categories: Top 3 overall Individual Triathlon & Duathlon winners and top three males & females in each of the following age categories: 16-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65 & Over

Awards will also be given out to the 5k run & 2m walk overall top finishers as well as the top three male and female finishers in the followingage categories: 6-8, 9-11, 12-14, 15-18, 19-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70 & Over

Awards winners are asked to remain for the Awards Ceremony as no awards will be mailed.


Canoe Creek State Park; 205 Canoe Creek Rd, Hollidaysburg, PA 16648

Triathletes may use the parking lots to the left and right side of the Transition Area.

5k and 2 Mile Walkparticipants will be asked to park in the field to the right across from the FINISH LINE area.  PLEASE BE CAREFUL LEAVING THE PARK AFTER FINISH, THE TRIATHLON WILL STILL BE GOING ON!


For those of you traveling from out of town for this race, we have paired up with the Hampton Inn to offer you discounted rates. Just follow this LINK to book your reservations today.


Posted on July 22, 2016 and filed under events.

July 10 - Happy Valley Sprint Tri




Online Registration Open!! Get in on the Holiday Special Rate.
Questions about participating or volunteering at our events? Contact Josh @ or call (814)237-7717.

PLEASE NOTE: When registering and ‘Not a YMCA Member’:
After choosing to register now, select ‘I don’t have an account but would like to create one.’

This does not make you a YMCA member but creates a profile.
Under ‘Membership Options’ select State College Branch.
Finally under ‘Membership’ select Non-Member Participant & complete profile then registration for event.



The race begins with a 750m swim in the Penn State outdoor pool set up for “long course” (50 meters per length). We will have 6 to 7 heats with the fastest athletes in the last heat. *Note: No wet suits.


After picking up your bike in the nearby, secured transition area, you will complete a 20k (12 mile), out-and-back route. The course will take you by Beaver Stadium and out past the University Park Airport.


After returning to the transition area, athletes will complete at 5k (3.1 mile) out-and-back with a small douple loop run on paved, moderately rolling roads, adjacent to campus.

**It is a fun course that is perfect for first timers and experienced triathletes alike.

Posted on June 17, 2016 and filed under events.

Cumberland YMCA 29th Annual Rocky Gap Sprint Tri and Duathlon

June 5, 2016

The triathlon and duathlon are sprint distances and will start and end at Rocky Gap State Park in Flintstone, MD.....just minutes from Cumberland, MD and 2 hours from Baltimore and DC.  Rocky Gap State Park is a beautiful vacation spot with a casino, golf and resort hotel.  You can learn more by visiting their website here.   

Race Limit:    300 participants (triathlon) and 150 (duathlon)

Start:  The duathlon will be a mass start while the triathlon will be separated into waves and will be an in water start.  

Swim Course: The swim course will be in Lake Habeeb and will be a .25 mile course.  Water temperatures are usually 65-80 degrees in early June.  Waves will be identified by swim cap color.  The swim will be an in water start.

Bike Course:  The bike course leaves the transition area in Rocky Gap and navigates out and back on Pleasant Valley Road.  It is a rolling 8 mile course.  The road will be closed to vehicle traffic with the exception of a few residents who live on the course.   Helmets are required!

Run Course:  The run course is a rolling 5K course which is also an out and back course on Pleasant Valley Road.  It has areas that are paved and gravel.  The Duathlon will run this course for both the first and third legs of the race.

Transition Area:  There is only one transition area for this event located near the beach at Rocky Gap.  Bikes will be racked race morning.  There will be no bike inspection.

Timing:  This event will be professionally chip timed by Racine MultiSports!  Searchable race results will be provided so your followers can track you on their smart phones or web devices. 

Posted on May 23, 2016 and filed under events.