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The 2018 French Creek Triathlon

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May 20, 2018 Elverson, PA


John Kenny

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Welcome to the best local Philadelphia Area Triathlon Event! The French Creek Triathlon includes an Olympic distance triathlon, and a Sprint distance triathlon, along with an Aquabike and Relay division, Athena/Clydesdale, a Collegiate Challenge, and a Team Challenge event.

This is the 6th Annual French Creek Triathlon, in conjunction with the ToughKids Philly Triathlon on 5/19/18. Make it a family weekend, by having the kids race on Saturday, stay over at our campsites, or in a cabin, and you’ll have a designated cheering section for your race on Sunday!

This is a USAT Sanctioned event.
Custom awards to top 3 in each age group.
CASH PRIZES to top 3 Male/Female overall winners in the Olympic distance race. $200/$100/$50 for top 3 M/F.
Free hot food buffet for all racers and volunteers.



Packet pickup:
Thursday and Friday at select sponsor locations.
Saturday 10AM – 5PM,
Sunday 5:00AM-6:30AM ($5 fee applies)

Weekend Schedule:
Kid’s packet pickup – 10-11:30AM
Adult packet pickup – 10AM – 5PM
SAT 10:30AM – Kids’ transition clinic
SAT 12 noon – Kids’ race start ages 4-6.
SAT 20 minutes after ages 4-6 finish, start ages 7-10.
SAT 20 minutes after ages 7-10 finish, start ages 11-14.
SAT – 2:15PM – Kids’ awards ceremony
SAT – 3:30PM – Kids’ open water clinic
SAT – 4:30PM – Adults’ open water clinic and Q&A
SUN 5AM Transition area opens.
SUN 5AM-6:30AM – Packet pickup. There will be a $5.00 Packet Pickup fee for same day packet pickup!
SUN 6AM – swim warm up available.
SUN 6:50AM Pre-race briefing at Hopewell Lake.
SUN 7AM sprint race starts.
SUN 7:20AM Olympic race starts.
SUN 8:05 First sprint finisher estimated.
SUN 9:30 First Olympic finisher estimated.
SUN 8AM – 11AM Massage and ART available
SUN 8:30AM-11:30AM Hot buffet style lunch for athletes and volunteers.
SUN Apprx 11:30AM Awards ceremony to begin.
There will be a $5.00 Same Day Packet Pickup Charge, for anyone who wants to pick up their packet on Sunday morning! Free packet pickup will be available at the park, during our ToughKids Philly Triathlon, on SATURDAY MAY 19, and at our sponsors’ locations the week before the race. Stay tuned for more details. We encourage all racers to come out to our sponsors’ locations, or to the park on Saturday to avoid an extra fee and registration lines on Sunday.

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Interested in volunteering? We’d love to have you! Please register Here!

French Creek Racing, founded in 2012 by Pro Triathlete John Kenny, provides year-round training for the Greater Philadelphia area’s triathletes and open water swimmers. In addition to elite triathlons and open water races, ...

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