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2016 Pittsburgh Triathlon and Adventure Race

August 13-14, 2016
Point State Park, Pittsburgh, PA

Congratulations to all of the Pittsburgh Triathlon and Adventure Race finishers!

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Sunday, August 14 Post-Race Report

burnett winMelzer Wins Back-to-back Events, Wirth Takes Home First at the Pittsburgh Triathlon Sprint Distance Event

More than 340 athletes competed in final day of events at 19th Pittsburgh Triathlon & Adventure Race; proceeds of the event benefit Friends of the Riverfront

PITTSBURGH – After finishing first and second in yesterday’s Olympic-distance event, Heather Melzer and David Wirth returned to take home first place in today’s Sprint Distance event at the Pittsburgh Triathlon & Adventure Race presented by First National Bank. With the swim portion cancelled, athletes completed in a duathlon with a 20K bike ride, followed by a 5K run.  Read more.

Saturday, August 13 Post-Race Report

woman finisherLocal Runners Drozd, Melzer Win Olympic-distance Event at Pittsburgh Triathlon & Adventure Race
Strzempek, Christoff win Adventure Race;

More than 300 athletes compete in first day of Pittsburgh Triathlon events at Point State Park

PITTSBURGH – On a steamy, humid morning, more than 300 athletes competed in the first day of events at the 19th Pittsburgh Triathlon & Adventure presented by First National Bank. With the water activities cancelled for the weekend, athletes in the Olympic-distance and Adventure events raced in a duathlon with a bike time trial start followed by a run, which finished in Point State Park.  Read more.

 

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This year Ron Smiley, meteorologist from KDKA TV, is providing the forecast for the Pittsburgh Triathlon on August 13th-14th. For those competing this year it looks like you’ll see tough weather conditions along with whatever the race course throws at you.  Check out Friday’s updated forecast. Read more.

 

prep for heatForecast is hot and humid with off and on rain and we want you to be prepared for it.  UPMC Health Matters has some excellent tips on preparing for your race this weekend – hydrate before the race, reduce your warm up, start slow, continue to hydrate throughout, adjust your expectations, try to keep cool, and adjust your mindset.  This is not the day to try for a personal best. Read more.

 

The 19th edition of Pittsburgh Triathlon sponsored by First National Bank is Saturday & Sunday, August 13-14 and will feature an adventure race, sprint triathlon and an Olympic distance triathlon. Proceeds from the event will continue to benefit the work of Friends of the Riverfront in building and maintaining the Three Rivers Heritage Trail.

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