Designed to highlight the valley's scenic beauty, this event is a chip-timed out and back course beginning at the West Branch Boat Club in Duboistown. The Sprint route features an 800-yard open water swim in the Susquehanna River, followed by a 13.7 mile bike ride and 5K run segments along paved country roads with river and mountain views. The Olympic course is a .9 mile swim, 24.8 mile bike and 10k run along the same course as the sprint race.
Benefits the WASC (Williamsport Area Swim Club) and the Williamsport Area School District Education Foundation!
6:30 AM - Packet Pick-Up
6:55-7:10 AM - Swim Warm-Ups
7:10 AM Mandatory Pre-Race Meeting
7:15 AM - Sprint Race Starts
Must wear caps, start in the water.
Course is 1 triangular loop; swim around the buoys keeping buoys 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.
Wet-suits 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 wet-suit will not be eligible for an award.
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).
Must wear your bib number.
- Must walk bike in and out of transition area to mount/dismount area.
- Must rack bikes in numbered area.
- Remove timing chip and give to volunteer.
- Grab water and snacks.
Relays must include 2-3 team members! 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 and travel the full course.
Overall Male and Female Finishers
Top 3 male/female in age categories: 14 & Under, 15-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60 & Over
Top Relay 14 & Under
Top 3 Relay 15+
Giveaways and door prizes included!
Tell volunteer and return timing chip.
Falcon Race Timing 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
Available at the West Branch Boat Club.