Welcome to the beautiful lakeside community of Cassadaga, NY. Just off of I-90, one hour south of Buffalo, NY and 1 hour north of Erie, PA. Join us for a triathlon we think you will find challenging and a whole lot of fun! Great for individuals and relay teams.
Held successfully in 2020 with Covid protocols in place. Planning on another great race in 2021; if Covid restrictions force us to cancel this race, all registered participants will automatically be deferred to 2022 or able to transfer to another event that is able to be held.
KBR ~KAYAK, BIKE, RUN.
This event is for you if you love to have fun and enjoy the beauty of the outdoors on a Saturday morning in September in Western NY. 1 mile kayak, 13 mile bike and 2 mile run. Using the same bike and run courses as the Southern Tier Triathlon Club Summer Tri Series, you will see why they are starting to call Cassadaga the new mecca for triathletes. Paratriathletes are welcomed!
We all start in the water, lined up and ready to loop the lake along the perimeter for this fun kayak portion of the race that is one mile in length. Any kayak is acceptable for this event. With “kayak pullers” ready to pull your craft out of the water as you zoom back to the beach your feet will stay “mostly” dry as you run up to transition.
It’s hilly, really fun and a great challenge for every level rider.
The 13 mile course is all right hand turns.
SAG vehicle on course.
The 2 mile run begins as you run out of transition. Follow the cones along the fence and out of the gate, running next to the Finish Line. You will run on the left side of the road to the end of Park Avenue and take a left turn onto Dale Drive, staying to your left. Running along the lake, the course is mostly flat with one little “bump” continue to the turn-around point and head back the same way to the finish line.
Stocked aid station in transition and at the turn-around point with Hammer Nutrition products and water.
The race can be entered as a relay team of 2 or 3 members; each completing 1-2 of the event legs.
FREE parking in several locations within a very short walk to the race site. Kayak drop off available at the race site with assistance provided. No parking on Park Avenue.
SCHEDULE OF EVENTS:
Saturday – 8am – 9:40am. – Check-in and kayak drop off
– 9:45am. – Pre-race meeting, with all participants in their kayaks in the water.
– 10am – Race start
DIVISIONS & AWARDS:
Finisher medals & Race Give-A-Way
Beer Zone supplied by Southern Tier Brewing Company (must be 21 years of age)
Food provided by Wilson Endurance Sports. (Will depend where we are with Covid on what is offered.)
Race is held Rain or Shine.
Only registered participants allowed on the course. No dogs!
**Please note that with assuming Covid restrictions will be in place for 2021 – there will be NO race day registration. Protocols will be outlined in an updated Athlete Guide that will be published closer to race day.
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 email@example.com 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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Please support our wonderful event sponsors: Hammer Nutrition, Southern Tier Brewing Company, Mike Frame Images & Computer Consulting, SBR Sports, Inc., Playtri, Cassadaga Country Club, Cassadaga Shur Fine, Fredrickson Builders Supply, SporTea, Doctor Hoy’s Pain Relief.