Welcome to the beautiful lakeside community of Findley Lake, NY. Just off of I-90, two hours south of Buffalo, NY and 20 minutes from Erie, PA. Challenging and beautiful!
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Sprint & Olympic Triathlon & AquaBike:
Start with a 750m swim in the gorgeous Findley Lake. Then ride a hilly 11.44 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 each course. Paratriathletes are welcomed!
Participants in the Aqua Bike competition will complete the event after the bike. Finish times are recorded as participants racks their bikes and make it to the Finish Line. Timing is done manually for this event. There are no relay team entries for the AquaBike. NEW in 2022 – Double Findley AquaBike. Compete in both the Sprint AquaBike and Olympic AquaBike for a combined time and bragging rights.
Swim Course: The swim is a 750m rectangular course in the quiet waters of Findley Lake. Men, Women and Relay Team swim waves three minutes apart with an in-water start. The Olympic triathletes will turn around at the entrance location and return to do the same loop.
Bike Course: Bike a beautiful loop course measuring 11.44 miles. Hilly out of the gate with gorgeous views of the quiet countryside. **Olympic distance competitors will do two loops of the bike course:
Out of transition continue on Route 430
Right turn onto Bailey Hill Road
Right turn onto Mina French Creek Road
Mina French Creek Road turns into French Creek Mina Road
Right turn onto King Road (King Road becomes Mann Road)
Right turn onto Route 430
**Sprint turns into transition, Olympic continues straight to complete lap #2.
SAG vehicle on course.
Run Course: The course is flat 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 turnaround, staying on the lake side of the road always. Fully stocked aid stations with Hammer Nutrition products and other goodies at every mile.
The Sprint & Olympic Triathlon can be entered as a relay team of 2 or 3 members; each completing 1-2 of the event legs.
*Double Findley – Really challenge yourself with the Double – Race the Sprint AND the Olympic Tri (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! New in 2022 – Double Findley AquaBike
**Relay teams cannot compete in the Double Findley or the AquaBike.
Schedule of Events:
Friday – 12p – 8pm – Packet Pick Up at race site (not mandatory)
Saturday – 7:00am – Sprint Triathlon (Individuals and Relay Teams) Double Findley & AquaBike
9:00am – Olympic Triathlon (Individuals and Relay Teams) Double Findley & AquaBike
DIVISIONS & AWARDS:
Finisher medals & Race T-shirts
Beer Zone supplied by Southern Tier Brewing Company (must be 21 years of age)
Picnic provided by Wilson Endurance Sports.
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 participants responsibility to know the rules for an event sanctioned by USA Triathlon.
If not a current USAT member you will be required to purchase one day event coverage during registration. $15 for Adults, $10 for 17 & Under.
NO race day registration.
There is NO refund for this event. However, with ADVANCE notice, you may defer to another Wilson Endurance Sports event or next years race. You must speak with Tonia Wilson directly via email at firstname.lastname@example.org or 716-353-1288.
Any questions on the course or race please contact Race Director, Mark H. Wilson, via email CoachMarkWilson@gmail.com or 914-466-9214.
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. Athlete centered, grass-roots racing is what we are all about.
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Thank you to our event sponsors:
Scott Bensink, CPA
Findley Lake Apparel
French Creek Tavern & Liquor Store
Jack’s Repair Shop
Findley Lake Landscape & Garden Supply
Findley Lake Sporting Goods
Lictus Oil & Propane
Alexander’s on the Lake
Twin Docks Gourmet Food & Deli
Town of Mina Recreation Department
Findley Lake Volunteer Fire Department