Delta Lake Triathlon
20 July 2019
From the organiser
Come join us on Saturday July 20th for the 10th annual Delta Lake Sprint, Olympic, and Delta Double Triathlon at Delta Lake State Park.This event was previously hosted by ACT Endurance and will be the first year as a Wilson Endurance Sports, LLC event. All of the great things you have loved about this race with the addition of a Kids Triathlon in the afternoon.
Olympic Triathlon The event will begin on the shores of the beach, with a transition adjacent to the bath house. Athletes will swim 1 loop (800 m Sprint) or 2 loops (1500 m Olympic) starting from the shore of the Delta Lake swimming beach. The one or two loop out and back style course on NY Route 46 featuring a flat, smooth road with a bountiful riding lane. The 2.9 and 5.8 mile run course will be held entirely within the State Park itself.The Delta DoubleIt’s simple really. First, compete in the Delta Lake Sprint Triathlon, then suit up and give the Olympic race a go. Add it all up and it’s almost a half iron race.Athletes competing in the Delta Double should plan on finishing the Sprint race in 1:25 or less to ensure they get to the starting line of the Olympic on time.Kids Triathlon:11 & Under: Swim – 100 Meters, Bike – 3 Miles, Run – 1 Mile.Ages 12 – 17: Swim – 200 Meters, Bike – 6 Miles, Run – 1 MileAge group awards and wave starts as follows: 16 & 17yr old, 14 & 15, 12 & 13, 10 & 11, 8 & 9, 6 & 7, 5 & UNDER.
Delta Lake State Park is an hour east of Syracuse on I-90, and two hours west of Albany on the same highway.
SWIM Wet suit Goggles (tinted and clear for different light conditions)Swim capNumber belt if you’re not using safety pinsTri-suitHeart rate monitor/GPS if you’re using oneTiming chip and strapBIKEBikeHelmetSunglassesBike shoesMini pumpSpare inner tubesBottle(s) pre-filled with your race drinkJacket (optional dependent on weather and time of year racing)RUNRunning shoesCap and socks if you wear themJacket (optional dependent on weather and time of year racing)
Do I need to bring anything to the race? - This is a USAT sanctioned event. All athletes must produce a valid USAT Annual Membership on race day along with photo ID or purchase a one-day license for $15 or $10 for Kids Annual Membership 17 & Under. CASH OR CHECK ONLY ON RACE DAY. NO CREDIT CARDS.How are awards organized? - Awards are given out in 5 year age groups (for both male and female) from 19 & under to 85+.