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P3R Announces 2016 Pittsburgh Triathlon & Adventure Race Age Group Winners

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More than 700 athletes from 20 states competed in the two-day event

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PITTSBURGH – P3R announced the 2016 Pittsburgh Triathlon & Adventure Race presented by First National Bank age group, Athena and Clydesdale winners. More than 700 participants from more than 20 states competed in the August 13-14 event, which featured the Olympic-distance, Sprint-distance and Adventure Races.

Local athletes Alex Drozd, 23, from Bethel Park, Pa., and Heather Melzer, 47, from Mars, Pa., won overall at the Olympic-distance event, finishing in 1:40:38 and 1:59:32, respectively. Melzer returned on Sunday to win the Sprint-distance event in 1:59:32, and David Wirth, 28, from Pittsburgh, won the Sprint-distance in 49:17 after finishing second in Sunday’s Olympic-distance event.

In the Adventure Race, Stan Strzempek, 43, from Allison Park, Pa., took home first with a finishing time of 57:40, and Valerie Christoff, 46, from Ligonier, Pa., was the first woman with a time of 1:02:01.

“With the swim portion cancelled, athletes were able to push themselves harder on the bike and run portion this year,” said Dennis DiRaimondo, race director of the Pittsburgh Triathlon & Adventure Race. “We had a competitive field this year and saw great age group finishes. Congratulations to the all the age group, Athena and Clydesdale winners.”

Olympic-distance Age Group Winners

Female 19 and Under Aryana Jones Pittsburgh PA
Female 20 to 24 KC Emerson Pittsburgh PA
Female 25 to 29 Rosalie Smith Waterford PA
Female 30 to 34 Kimberly Atiyeh New York NY
Female 35 to 39 Amanda Brodish Pittsburgh PA
Female 40 to 44 Katherine Vargo Pittsburgh PA
Female 45 to 49 Marnie Hammel Arlington VA
Female 50 to 54 Vicki Dolan Elizabeth PA
Female 55 to 59 Maria Vargas South Park PA
Female 60 to 64 Peggy Sibenac Cranberry Township PA
Male 19 and Under Christopher Good Pittsburgh PA
Male 20 to 24 Eric Belski Monroeville PA
Male 25 to 29 Tyler Holliday Morgantown WV
Male 30 to 34 Chandler Carranza Sewickley PA
Male 35 to 39 Sean Battis Pittsburgh PA
Male 40 to 44 Scott Hankinson Pittsburgh PA
Male 45 to 49 Dan Holland Pittsburgh PA
Male 50 to 54 Joe Foster Shadyside OH
Male 55 to 59 Clark Candee Irwin PA
Male 60 to 64 Francis McCaffrey Pittsburgh PA
Male 65 to 69 Bud Ringbloom Pulaski PA
Male 70 and Over Marc Liebman Pittsburgh PA

Olympic-distance Athena and Clydesdale Winners

Athena Amanda Schaefers Carnegie PA
Clydesdale Daniel Moran Canonsburg PA

Sprint-distance Age Group Winners

Female 19 and Under Lauryn McKenna Pittsburgh PA
Female 20 to 24 Rebecca Arturo Butler PA
Female 25 to 29 Amanda Downey Pittsburgh PA
Female 30 to 34 Kerry Bovich Washington DC
Female 35 to 39 Kimberly Ryan Pittsburgh PA
Female 40 to 44 Stefanie Guillon Murrysville PA
Female 45 to 49 Tina Reed Pittsburgh PA
Female 50 to 54 Holly Bernardi Mc Donald PA
Female 55 to 59 Elizabeth Ward Hale Oakdale PA
Female 60 to 64 Colleen Kilbert Toledo OH
Female 70 and Over Marva Schurko Wexford PA
Male 19 and Under Joseph Schlich Steubenville OH
Male 20 to 24 Alexander Comerci Sewickley PA
Male 25 to 29 Jeffrey McCauley Verona PA
Male 30 to 34 James Breisinger  
Male 35 to 39 Sean Battis Pittsburgh PA
Male 40 to 44 Ramses Ayala Frederick MD
Male 45 to 49 Edward Slovenkay Brecksville OH
Male 50 to 54 Greg Christiansen Pittsburgh PA
Male 55 to 59 Alan Hertzberg Sewickley PA
Male 60 to 64 JEFFREY RECKER Pittsburgh PA
Male 65 to 69 Bob Scherrer Pittsburgh PA
Male 70 and Over Ron McCloskey Washington PA

Sprint-distance Athena and Clydesdale Winners

Athena Adelle Copeland Coraopolis PA
Clydesdale Daniel Moran Canonsburg PA

Adventure Race Age Group Winners

Female 19 and Under Elizabeth Woodwell Pittsburgh PA
Female 20 to 24 Julia Saintz Greenbelt MD
Female 25 to 29 Heather Teprovich Pittsburgh PA
Female 30 to 34 Katherine Schott Pittsburgh PA
Female 35 to 39 Debra Curran East Brady PA
Female 40 to 44 Erin Dalton Pittsburgh PA
Female 45 to 49 Heather Slater Cranberry Township PA
Female 50 to 54 Rhonda Merhaut Gibsonia PA
Female 55 to 59 Sara Halo Venetia PA
Female 60 to 64 Carol Taylor Monongahela PA
Female 65 to 69 Cindy Lesker Bethel Park PA
Male 19 and Under Matthew Dorfner Bridgeville PA
Male 20 to 24 Luke Maffei Danville PA
Male 25 to 29 Colin Tudor Canonsburg PA
Male 30 to 34 Edward Meeks Carlisle PA
Male 35 to 39 Michael P. Jackson Wexford PA
Male 40 to 44 Paul Humphreys Pittsburgh PA
Male 45 to 49 Jeff Koontz Pittsburgh PA
Male 50 to 54 Bond, James Bond Pittsburgh PA
Male 55 to 59 Daniel Miller Morgantown WV
Male 60 to 64 John Snyder Slippery Rock PA
Male 65 to 69 William Cole Lisbon OH

Adventure Race Athena and Clydesdale Winners

Athena Rebekah Hughey Chapel Hill
Clydesdale John Dunkelberger Northumberland

Click here for complete results.

Proceeds from this event benefited the work of the Friends of the Riverfront in building and maintaining the Three Rivers Heritage Trail. For more information, visit: http://www.PittsburghTriathlon.org.

About Pittsburgh Triathlon & Adventure Race
The Pittsburgh Triathlon was created by Friends of the Riverfront in 1998 as a fundraising event that showcases recreational use of the rivers and trails. The Pittsburgh Triathlon, which is produced by P3R, includes the USA Triathlon-sanctioned bike/run/swim event as well as the Adventure Race, a bike/run/paddle in either a kayak or canoe. A Triathlon Sprint—half the distances of full-length Olympic-distance triathlon competition—also is available to participants. The swim portion of the Triathlon is held in the Allegheny River, assuming conditions of the Friends of the Riverfront River Contact policy are met. The Pittsburgh Triathlon has achieved Green Certification by Athletes for a Fit Planet each year since 2010. To register or for more information on the Pittsburgh Triathlon, visit: http://www.PittsburghTriathlon.org.

FACEBOOK: Pittsburgh Triathlon and Adventure Race TWITTER @PghTriathlon

About P3R
Pittsburgh Three Rivers Marathon, Inc. (P3R) is a non-profit organization which promotes the love of long-distance running and enhances community involvement in fitness activities through high quality events open to a wide variety of ages and ability levels. Our events will consistently serve the needs of our participants and our sponsors; will engage and reward our volunteers; will enhance the economic well-being of the Pittsburgh region; will partner with public and private entities to create the best possible event experience and partner with appropriate charitable organizations to give back to the community. See more at: http://www.pittsburghmarathon.com/about-us

FACEBOOK: P3Revents TWITTER: @P3REvents

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

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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.

Melzer, 47, from Mars, Pa., who won yesterday’s women’s Olympic-distance in 1:59:32, returned for a double victory finishing the Sprint-distance in 57:11. Lindy Drugatz, 33, from West Mifflin, Pa. finished second in 1:01:01, and Cristin McDermott, 31, of Pittsburgh, finished third in 1:03:26.

“Today’s better weather made a big difference in my race,” Melzer said. “I’m looking forward to competing next month at the ITU Triathlon World Championships in Mexico.”
Wirth, 28, from Pittsburgh, won the Sprint-distance in 49:17 after finishing second in yesterday’s Olympic-distance event. Following closely behind Wirth, Eric Burnett, 32, from Pittsburgh, finished in 49:58, and Zach Leachman, 15, from Mars, PA finished in 50:54.

“Today’s weather was a lot cooler,” Wirth said. “There was a lot of cheering today. I love that this is a community event.”

Team Pro Bike+Run Tri won the Sprint Distance Relay in 51:45. More than 800 triathletes competed in the two-day event, which benefited Friends of the Riverfront and its work in building and maintaining the Three Rivers Heritage Trail.

19th Pittsburgh Triathlon & Adventure Race
August 14, 2016
Pittsburgh, PA

Sprint Distance (20K Bike and 5K Run)

Men
1 David Wirth Pittsburgh, PA 49:17
2 Eric Burnett Pittsburgh, PA 49:58
3 Zach Leachman Mars, PA 50:54
4 Edward Slovenkay Brecksville, OH 52:50
5 Joseph Schlich Steubenville, OH 53:20

Women
1 Heather Melzer Mars, PA 57:11
2 Lindy Drugatz West Mifflin, PA 1:01:01
3 Cristin McDermott Pittsburgh, PA 1:03:26
4 Kerry Bovich Washington D.C. 1:03:27
5 Amanda Downey Pittsburgh, PA 1:04:22

For complete results, go to www.PittsburghTriathlon.org. For questions about timing or results, please email J&A Racing at timing@jandaracing.com.

About Pittsburgh Triathlon & Adventure Race
The Pittsburgh Triathlon was created by Friends of the Riverfront in 1998 as a fundraising event that showcases recreational use of the rivers and trails. The Pittsburgh Triathlon, which is produced by P3R, includes the USA Triathlon-sanctioned bike/run/swim event as well as the Adventure Race, a bike/run/paddle in either a kayak or canoe. A Triathlon Sprint—half the distances of full-length Olympic-distance triathlon competition—also is available to participants. The swim portion of the Triathlon is held in the Allegheny River, assuming conditions of the Friends of the Riverfront River Contact policy are met. The Pittsburgh Triathlon has achieved Green Certification by Athletes for a Fit Planet each year since 2010. To register or for more information on the Pittsburgh Triathlon, visit: http://www.PittsburghTriathlon.org.
FACEBOOK: Pittsburgh Triathlon and Adventure Race TWITTER @PghTriathlon

About P3R
Pittsburgh Three Rivers Marathon, Inc. (P3R) is a non-profit organization which promotes the love of long-distance running and enhances community involvement in fitness activities through high quality events open to a wide variety of ages and ability levels. Our events will consistently serve the needs of our participants and our sponsors; will engage and reward our volunteers; will enhance the economic well-being of the Pittsburgh region; will partner with public and private entities to create the best possible event experience and partner with appropriate charitable organizations to give back to the community. See more at: http://www.pittsburghmarathon.com/about-us
FACEBOOK: P3Revents TWITTER: @P3REvents

Local Runners Drozd, Melzer Win Olympic-distance Event at Pittsburgh Triathlon & Adventure Race

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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.

Alex Drozd, 23, from Bethel Park, Pa., and Heather Melzer, 47, from Mars, Pa., prevailed at the Olympic-distance and took home first finishing in 1:40:38 and 1:59:32, respectively.

“I never thought I would come in first,” Drozd said, who competed in his first Pittsburgh Triathlon today. “The competition was really strong. I was happy with my finish.”

Following closely behind Drozd was David Wirth, 28, from Pittsburgh, finishing second in 1:41:03. Ben Erdeljac, 38, from Pittsburgh, Pa., took home third place with 1:46:14.

Melzer finished more than eight minutes ahead of Lauryn Falcone, 26, from Morgantown, WV, who finished in second with a time of 2:07:29. Melissa Hersh, 39, from Ellicott City, MD, came in third with a time of 2:10:51.

In the Adventure Race, Stan Strzempek, 43, from Allison Park, Pa., took home first with a finishing time of 57:40, and Valerie Christoff, 46, from Ligonier, Pa., was the first woman with a time of 1:02:01.

Strzempek beat Michael Cole, 35, from Pittsburgh, who finished in 58:03 and Tim Spang, 48, from Gibsonia, Pa., who finished in 59:48.

“I used a tactical approach and waited until everyone went out on the bike portion,” Stzempek said. “I saw people in front of me, and I gave it my all to catch them. Riding up the HOV lane is a true test.”

Elizabeth Frame, 47, of Downingtown, Pa., and Edna Spang, 48, of Gibsonia, Pa. finished in second (1:03:57) and third (1:04:34).

“I was sad about the water portion being canceled, but I appreciated everyone looking out for the safety of the athletes,” Christoff said.

For complete results, go to http://www.PittsburghTriathlon.org. Events continue tomorrow with the Sprint Distance starting at 7:30 a.m. at Point State Park.

For questions about timing or results, please email  J&A Racing at timing@jandaracing.com.

19th Pittsburgh Triathlon & Adventure Race
August 13, 2016
Pittsburgh, PA

Olympic-distance (40K Bike and 10K Run)

Men
1  Alex Drozd Bethel Park, PA 1:40:38
2  David Wirth Pittsburgh, PA 1:41:03
3  Ben Erdeljac Pittsburgh, PA 1:46:14
4  Chandler Carranza Sewickley, PA 1:48:54
5  Sean Battis Pittsburgh, PA 1:49:29

Women
1  Heather Melzer Mars, PA 1:59:32
2  Lauryn Falcone Morgantown, WV 2:07:29
3  Melissa Hersh Ellicott City, MD 2:10:51
4  Rosalie Smith Waterford, PA 2:14:03
5  KC Emerson Pittsburgh, PA 2:14:08

Adventure Race (20K Bike and 5K Run)

Men
1  Stan Strzempek Allison Park, PA 57:40
2  Michael Cole Pittsburgh, PA 58:03
3  Tim Spang Gibsonia, PA 59:48
4  Paul Humphreys Pittsburgh, PA 1:00:25
5  James Bond Pittsburgh, PA 1:01:21

Women
1  Valerie Christoff Ligonier, PA 1:02:01
2  Elizabeth Frame Downingtown, PA 1:03:57
3  Edna Spang Gibsonia, PA 1:04:34
4  Rhonda Merhaut Gibsonia, PA 1:10:06
5  Heather Slater Cranberry Twp., PA 1:10:20

About Pittsburgh Triathlon & Adventure Race
The Pittsburgh Triathlon was created by Friends of the Riverfront in 1998 as a fundraising event that showcases recreational use of the rivers and trails. The Pittsburgh Triathlon, which is produced by P3R, includes the USA Triathlon-sanctioned bike/run/swim event as well as the Adventure Race, a bike/run/paddle in either a kayak or canoe. A Triathlon Sprint—half the distances of full-length Olympic-distance triathlon competition—also is available to participants. The swim portion of the Triathlon is held in the Allegheny River, assuming conditions of the Friends of the Riverfront River Contact policy are met. The Pittsburgh Triathlon has achieved Green Certification by Athletes for a Fit Planet each year since 2010. To register or for more information on the Pittsburgh Triathlon, visit: http://www.PittsburghTriathlon.org.
FACEBOOK: Pittsburgh Triathlon and Adventure Race TWITTER @PghTriathlon

About P3R
Pittsburgh Three Rivers Marathon, Inc. (P3R) is a non-profit organization which promotes the love of long-distance running and enhances community involvement in fitness activities through high quality events open to a wide variety of ages and ability levels. Our events will consistently serve the needs of our participants and our sponsors; will engage and reward our volunteers; will enhance the economic well-being of the Pittsburgh region; will partner with public and private entities to create the best possible event experience and partner with appropriate charitable organizations to give back to the community. See more at: http://www.pittsburghmarathon.com/about-us
FACEBOOK: P3Revents TWITTER: @P3REvents

Pittsburgh Triathlon & Adventure Race Water Portions Cancelled Due to Rain

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Saturday and Sunday events will proceed as duathlon with time trial bike start; expected new start times posted

(PITTSBURGH) – Due to recent rainfall and the Pittsburgh Triathlon’s water contact policy, the water activities for the Pittsburgh Triathlon and Adventure Race, Aug. 13-14, are cancelled. The event will proceed as a duathlon (cycling and running) with a time trial bike start.

The bike and run distances of each event will remain the same (Olympic, Adventure and Sprint distances). The start of the event will begin at the transition zone in Point State Park with bicycles released every 3 seconds. The event is still a sanctioned event, and participants are eligible for age group scoring. The updated schedule of events with expected start times is listed below.

UPDATED SCHEDULE OF EVENTS WITH WATER CANCELLATION:

Saturday, August 13

7:00 a.m. Olympic-distance Triathlon bike start
Transition Area, Point State Park

7:30 a.m. Adventure Race bike start
Transition Area, Point State Park

9:30 a.m. Awards Ceremony
Finish Line Stage, Point State Park

Sunday, August 14

7:30 a.m. Sprint-distance Triathlon bike start
Transition Area, Point State Park

9:30 a.m. Awards Ceremony
Finish Line Stage, Point State Park

The Pittsburgh Triathlon’s water contact policy is designed to protect swimmers from swimming in the river when ALCOSAN’s Sewer Overflow Advisory Key (SOAK) system indicates a current overflow status of area waterways. Click here to view the policy.

Please note: Media credentials are required for admission to all Pittsburgh Triathlon events. News media who wish to apply for media credentials for the 2016 Pittsburgh Triathlon & Adventure Race will need to email your request to Kelsey Jackson at Kelsey.Jackson@P3R.org.

Media Guide: Click here to view the 2016 Media Guide.

About Pittsburgh Triathlon & Adventure Race
The Pittsburgh Triathlon was created by Friends of the Riverfront in 1998 as a fundraising event that showcases recreational use of the rivers and trails. The Pittsburgh Triathlon, which is produced by P3R, includes the USA Triathlon-sanctioned bike/run/swim event as well as the Adventure Race, a bike/run/paddle in either a kayak or canoe. A Triathlon Sprint—half the distances of full-length Olympic-distance triathlon competition—also is available to participants. The swim portion of the Triathlon is held in the Allegheny River, assuming conditions of the Friends of the Riverfront River Contact policy are met. The Pittsburgh Triathlon has achieved Green Certification by Athletes for a Fit Planet each year since 2010. To register or for more information on the Pittsburgh Triathlon, visit: http://www.PittsburghTriathlon.org.

FACEBOOK: Pittsburgh Triathlon and Adventure Race TWITTER @PghTriathlon

About P3R
Pittsburgh Three Rivers Marathon, Inc. (P3R) is a non-profit organization which promotes the love of long-distance running and enhances community involvement in fitness activities through high quality events open to a wide variety of ages and ability levels. Our events will consistently serve the needs of our participants and our sponsors; will engage and reward our volunteers; will enhance the economic well-being of the Pittsburgh region; will partner with public and private entities to create the best possible event experience and partner with appropriate charitable organizations to give back to the community. See more at: http://www.pittsburghmarathon.com/about-us

FACEBOOK: P3Revents TWITTER: @P3REvents

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Friday’s weather update from meteorologist, Ron Smiley

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13963016_1102527299822754_7896795032208316232_oNo changes to the Triathlon forecast. Have added more information on expected rain and conditions. Also the picture is what to expect on Saturday morning.

Forecast

Friday Expo *Noon – 8pm: Hot! A high of 92 expected with scattered showers. Heat Index: 99°

Saturday 6am – 10am: Temps in the mid-70s to near 80 Isolated rain showers, maybe a rumble of thunder with a passing storm.

Sunday 7am – 10am: Temps in the mid-70s to near 80. Best chance for rain, an isolated storm can’t be ruled out.

Wet, soggy and steamy conditions for this year’s Pittsburgh Triathlon. Dew points will be in the 70s (very humid) for both Saturday and Sunday. Get ready to sweat…

Saturday’s rain chance appears to be relatively small, but rain is expected overnight. At this point it looks like the heaviest, if not all of the rain, comes to an end just before sunrise. That’s around 6:30 a.m. this weekend. There should be a lull for the rest of the morning with perhaps some drizzle or light rain remaining for the race. Saturday morning temperatures should be in the mid to upper 70s hitting the 80s by the end of the race.

Sunday is a little more complicated as rain is expected all day long. There doesn’t look to be many breaks through the day. Overall, from Saturday night through Monday morning I am calling for about an inch to two inches of rain region wide. The good news is, similar to Saturday; the lowest rain chance will be as the sun is coming up on Sunday. Some of the earlier finishers may only see light rain with heavier rain building the closer to 10 a.m. it gets.

 

 

Meteorologist, Ron Smiley, shares race weekend forecast

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This year am getting to forecast for the Pittsburgh Triathlon that is going 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.

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Ron Smiley, Meteorologist, KDKA TV

Forecast

Friday Expo *Noon – 8pm: Hot! Highs near 90 with scattered showers.

Saturday 6am – 10am: Temps in the mid-70s to near 80 Isolated rain showers, maybe a rumble of thunder with a passing storm.

Sunday 7am – 10am: Temps in the mid-70s to near 80. Best chance for rain, an isolated storm can’t be ruled out.

The forecast sounds worse than it actually is. Still caution and being weather aware is advised for this weekend. A wet and soggy pattern will hang over the region for this weekend. There will be periods of dry conditions but rain chance will remain through the weekend.

The set-up: High pressure will be located to the southeast this weekend just off the Carolina coast line. Meanwhile a cold front will sag down from the northwest. Off and on rain should be expected. It will also be extremely humid with dew points near 70°. Temps could be in the 80s by the 10 a.m. hour. on Saturday.

The good news is that severe weather is not expected for either Saturday or Sunday. At this point it looks like there won’t be a lot of rain around on Saturdaymorning with a better chance on Sunday morning. The chance for lightning is low but is something we will need to watch for

 

 

Pittsburgh Triathlon Race Weekend Road Closure Information

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(PITTSBURGH) – P3R announced street and waterway closures related to the 2016 Pittsburgh Triathlon weekend of events, scheduled for Aug. 13-14. The 19th edition of the race will feature more than 800 triathletes, from beginners to professionals. The race, which is being produced by P3R for the first time this year, includes the USA Triathlon-sanctioned swim/bike/run event as well as the Adventure Race, a bike/run/paddle in either a kayak or canoe.

Saturday road closures will start at 6 a.m. and impact the following roadways during the event:

  • Fort Duquesne Boulevard from Commonwealth Place to 7th Street
  • The Roberto Clemente Bridge including Federal Street
  • West General Robinson from Tony Dorsett Drive to River Avenue.
  • River Avenue from East General Robinson to Heinz Street
  • North Shore Drive from Art Rooney Avenue to Mazeroski Way
  • An additional event will extend road closures on the North Shore until approximately 12 PM.

Sunday Road Closures will start at 6 a.m. and impact the following roadways during the event:

  • Fort Duquesne Boulevard from Commonwealth Place to 7th Street
  • The Roberto Clemente Bridge including Federal Street
  • West General Robinson from Mazeroski Way to Federal Street
  • The Allegheny River will also be closed between 16th Street Bridge and the Ohio River at Point State Park on Saturday from 6:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. and on Sunday from 6:30 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.

To view the course maps, click here. For more information about the Pittsburgh Triathlon, visit https://pittsburghtriathlon.org/.

Story contact: Kelsey Jackson, P3R Public Relations Manager, 417-425-9400

Please note: Media accreditation is required for admission to all Pittsburgh Triathlon weekend of events. News media who wish to apply for media accreditation for the 2016 Pittsburgh Triathlon will need to email your request to Kelsey Jackson at Kelsey.Jackson@P3R.org.

Race Weekend Schedule: Click here to view the 2016 Pittsburgh Triathlon weekend schedule.

Race Weekend Media Guide: Click here to view the 2016 Media Guide.

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About Pittsburgh Triathlon & Adventure Race
The Pittsburgh Triathlon was created by Friends of the Riverfront in 1998 as a fundraising event that showcases recreational use of the rivers and trails. The Pittsburgh Triathlon, which is produced by P3R, includes the USA Triathlon-sanctioned bike/run/swim event as well as the Adventure Race, a bike/run/paddle in either a kayak or canoe. A Triathlon Sprint—half the distances of full-length Olympic-distance triathlon competition—also is available to participants. The swim portion of the Triathlon is held in the Allegheny River, assuming conditions of the Friends of the Riverfront River Contact policy are met. The Pittsburgh Triathlon has achieved Green Certification by Athletes for a Fit Planet each year since 2010. To register or for more information on the Pittsburgh Triathlon, visit: http://www.PittsburghTriathlon.org.
FACEBOOK: Pittsburgh Triathlon and Adventure Race TWITTER @PghTriathlon

About P3R
Pittsburgh Three Rivers Marathon, Inc. (P3R) is a non-profit organization which promotes the love of long-distance running and enhances community involvement in fitness activities through high quality events open to a wide variety of ages and ability levels. Our events will consistently serve the needs of our participants and our sponsors; will engage and reward our volunteers; will enhance the economic well-being of the Pittsburgh region; will partner with public and private entities to create the best possible event experience and partner with appropriate charitable organizations to give back to the community. See more at: http://www.pittsburghmarathon.com/about-us

FACEBOOK: P3Revents TWITTER: @P3REvents

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