Cooperstown Sprint Triathlon

Cooperstown Sprint Triathlon

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The sixth annual Cooperstown Triathlon remains at our favorite venue; Glimmerglass State Park, just outside the village of Cooperstown.  The scenery of the park will not disappoint athletes, and neither will the beautiful rolling landscape of the surrounding area.  We are also moving the date back one week to give the lake some more time to warm up.  Just one week sees Otsego Lake warm up an average of five degrees this time of year.  We think you will  love the changes.

The race begins with an 800m swim in beautiful Otsego Lake. It is followed by an 18 mile bike ride through the rolling hills and beautiful countryside of the surrounding community. The race finishes with a 3.0 mi run which takes place entirely within the borders of the park.

With the picturesque village, Baseball Hall of Fame, local attractions, beautiful course, Atayne Tech T-shirts–and oh yeah, free race photo downloads, Brewery Ommegang as a beverage sponsor–you may even forget you came for a triathlon!

 

 

When: Saturday June 4, 2016

Where: Glimmerglass State Park

Race Time: 8 am

Cooperstown Bike:  Click Here

Distance: 800m swim from the pristine Glimmerglass Swim Area

18 mile bike on the quiet, scenic, and rural roads north of Cooperstown, NY

3 mile run within the spacious Glimmerglass State Park

Packet Pick Up:  Friday June 3rd at a location and time to be determined.  Check back here or our social media pages for more!

You may also pick up your packet at Glimmerglass State Park Saturday morning.

 

All athletes will receive:

– Made in the USA Atayne Technical T-shirt to those athletes registered by 5/1

– Quality Age Group and overall awards

– Food and beverage immediately following the race

– FREE Ommegang beer at the post race party!

– FREE photo downloads courtesy of Hendrick Photography and Community Bank

 

 

Past Results:

2015 Cooperstown results

2014 Cooperstown results

2013 Cooperstown results

2012 Cooperstown results

 

Pricing for 2016:

Black Friday Early Registration Special (one day only, Nov 27): $65, Relay teams $100

11/28-12/31: $70, Relay Teams $110

1/1-4/30: $75, Relay Teams $120

5/1-5/30: $80, Relay Teams $125

Online registration will close on 6/3. Athletes may register at packet pick up locations only in the event of the race having spots available.

 

ATC Endurance will no longer be offering deferals from one year, or one event, to the next. If you cannot make a race, you may transfer your entry to another race in the ATC Endurance series within the calendar year provided you have emailed the Race Director two weeks prior to race day.

Race Weekend Timeline
Friday June 3:
Packet Pick up: Pick up will be determined at a place and time closer to the race date.  Check back here or on our social media pages for more!  Avoid race day lines and get your race materials ahead of time.  Athletes will be given their shirt and bib number at packet pick up.  Body marking and chip pick up will be Sunday morning near the Score-This table.
Per USAT Rules, you may not pick up another athlete’s packet and you MUST have a photo ID to get your number.  NO ID, NO RACE!
Saturday June 4: 
6:00 AM: Transition/Registration/Packet Pick up begin at Glimmerglass State park.  The good folks at Bike Loft East will be on site providing Neutral Race Support before, during, and after the race.  Thanks Bike Loft East!!!
7:30 AM: Pre Race athlete meeting at 7:30
7:40-7:50 AM: Swim warm up area opens.  We recommend all athletes take a quick dip to acclimate to the water
8:00 AM:  Men’s wave begins.
8:05 AM: Women’s and Team Relay wave begins.
9:30 AM: Post race food from Christina’s Cookies, Bagel Grove, and Chobani will be served.  This food is for ATHLETES ONLY!
10:15 AM: Awards ceremony begins on the beach
10:45 AM: Transition will be re-racked to begin the clean up process.  Any bikes left after this time will be re-racked by ATC Endurance staff.
12:30-2:30 PM:  The best triathlon post race party at Brewery Ommegang.  Athletes will enjoy free Ommegang draft beer on site.  Food will be available for purchase from their on site cafe.  Friends and family are welcome and encouraged to attend.
Deal Alert!  Check out the annual Brewery Ommegang Garage Sale at the post race party.  A variety of beer and merchandise will be on sale.

 
Dress code: Your race t-shirt!

 

The Cooperstown Triathlon will continue to operate as a USAT Sanctioned event.