5 AM: Race officials and volunteers begin arriving at Sandy Beach.

5:30 AM: Athletes begin to arrive

5:30 AM: 6:30 AM: Body marking, transition set up

6:50 AM: National Anthem

7 AM: 1st Wave of swimmers in the water

7:06 AM: Last wave in the water

7:20 AM: approximately 1st swimmer out of the water

7:20 AM-10:10 AM: cyclists on the bike course (see map below)

8:05 AM:  last swimmer out of the water

8:15 AM – 8:45 AM: Athlete gear will be collected in pre-numbered and labelled bags and loaded into race vehicles.  To be delivered to Lake-Noxen Elementary

8:20 AM:  11:30 AM: Runners will be on the run course

10:10 AM: Bike cutoff

11 AM: Awards Ceremony at Lake-Noxen Elementary School

11:30 am: Run cutoff


The swim course will be a rectangular out and back course, the same as in years past.  Swimmers will start on the beach and swim out and back for 1500 meters (.93 mile).  (map attached) Athletes will mount their bikes and leave on Lakeshore Drive and do two laps going to Noxen via Route 29 and returning to the lake area up Buckwheat Hollow Rd (Sordoni Hill).  The bike course will end at Lake-Noxen Elementary and runners will leave from there.  The run course will leave Lake-Noxen Elementary and make a right on Schoolhouse Rd, then make a right on Church Rd., go right on Tulip Rd and then right on Hallowich Rd.   Once the runners reach the 3.1 mile mark on Hallowich Rd they will reverse the run course and return to the school.  The finish line, awards and post-race activities will be at Lake-Noxen Elementary.  The event will be officially timed and participants will have the opportunity to qualify for USAT Nationals as the race is sanctioned by USAT. Participants must be 18 on day of event.