The 2017 Pittsburgh Triathlon presented by First National Bank and benefiting Friends of the Riverfront showcases the City’s rivers, bridges and trails. The event is held at Point State Park, located at the confluence of three rivers – the Allegheny, Monongahela and Ohio, and sit at the tip of Pittsburgh’s “Golden Triangle.” The park commemorates and preserves the strategic and historic heritage of the area during the French and Indian War (1754 – 1763).
Due to construction in the City of Pittsburgh, the courses are currently being updated and will be posted as soon as they are available.
The swim takes place in the Allegheny River, where you will swim and exit to the transition area at Point State Park.
The start of the Adventure race will be on the Allegheny River at Point State Park. Kayaks will be staged along the Allegheny Amphitheater.
The bike route takes you across the Roberto Clemente Bridge and past PNC Park to the HOV lane to the turnaround area at the Perrysville Park and Ride. Cyclists will ride one loop for the sprint and adventure courses and two loops for the Olympic distance.
The run course is along the beautiful Three Rivers Heritage Trail a pedestrian trail and greenway system in the Pittsburgh area, covering 37 miles along both sides of the Allegheny, Monongahela and Ohio Rivers. The trail also connects to the Great Allegheny Passage (GAP), the developing Erie to Pittsburgh Trail and the Pittsburgh to Harrisburg Main Line Canal Greenway.
The finish line is adjacent to the transition area in Point State Park making it ideal for family and friends.