2021 Event Details

“So glad The Edinboro Triathlon came back.” – ET2019 Athlete

Race Day: Saturday, June 5th, 2021

EventSwim (miles)Bike (miles)Run (miles)
Individual Olympic Triathlon.9324.86.2
Individual Olympic Aquabike.9324.8
Individual Sprint Triathlon.312.53.1
2-3 Sprint Triathlon Relay.312.53.1
*Please note no additional relay entries will be accepted for ET2021. We look forward to welcoming relays back in 2022!

USAT Sanctioned

The 2021 Edinboro Triathlon is a USAT Sanctioned Event, and thus will follow all USAT rules, which can be found here. Please make special note of Article IV: Swimming Conduct, Article V: Cycling Conduct, Article VI: Running Conduct, and Article VII: Transition Area Conduct. These rules are enforced for the safety of you, fellow athletes, volunteers, and spectators alike.

All athletes must follow rules of the road.

Aid Stations

  • There will be no aid stations on the swim or bike courses.
  • Run course aid stations to include water, sports drink, coke, and Endurance Tap

ChampionChip timing provided by The Runner’s High!

Accommodations & Staying in Erie, PA

Athletes are invited to take advantage the following room blocks:

  • Comfort Suites in Edinboro just off I-79 at: 1007 Market Place Drive, Edinboro, PA 16412. Call the hotel directly at (814) 969-7000 ext. 2 to book at the ET rate by Friday, May 14th.
  • SpringHill Suites Erie: A 20 minute drive on race morning! Please visit the SpringHill booking website to book at the ET rate, room must be reserved no later than May 4. You do not need to book two nights. Address: 2087 Interchange Rd, Erie, PA 16509
  • Erie, Pennsylvania is a waterfront destination with plenty of space to play – during and after the competition. Click here to check out activities and amenities in Erie for fun for the whole family throughout your stay!

Pre-Race Packet Pick Up

  • Friday, June 4th, 2021, 4:30-7:30 PM: 814 Outdoor Sports: 500 Plum Street, Suite A, Edinboro, PA 16412
  • You are HIGHLY encouraged to pick up your packet pre-race for ET2021 to help with the check in flow on race morning.
  • Photo ID Required. USAT Card required for Annual USAT members. You must pick up your own packet either pre-race or on race day.
  • Race Packets will include:
    • ET2021 short-sleeved performance t-shirt
    • Wave-specific ET swim cap
    • Bike frame number & bike helmet sticker
    • Bib number (and safety pins!)
    • Coupons and goodies from our sponsors
  • Race Day Packet Pickup begins at 6AM at Billings Park.

Race Day – Olympic Distances

6-7:00 AMOlympic Athlete Check-InRegistration Tent
6-7:00 AMOlympic Race Day Packet Pick-UpRegistration Tent
6:00 AMOlympic Transition OpensLakeside Drive
7:05 AMMandatory Pre-Race Briefing – OlympicTransition Area
7:15 AMOlympic Transition Area ClosesLakeside Drive
7:25 AMOlympic Distance Races BeginPat Crawford Beach
*Timeline subject to change, any changes will be updated here and communicated via email to registered athletes.

*All athletes must go to the Registration Tent at Billings Park, 100 Cypress St, Edinboro, PA 16412, on race morning to pick up your timing chip*

*Pre-Race Meeting is mandatory for all athletes – important safety announcements will be made*
Pre-Race Safety Info will also be sent out via email prior to Race Day – please be sure to watch!

Race Day – Sprint Distances

7-8:00 AMSprint Athlete Check-InPat Crawford Beach
7-8:00 AMSprint Race Day Packet Pick-UpRegistration Tent
7:00 AMSprint Transition Area OpensLakeside Drive
8:20 AMMandatory Pre-Race Briefing – SprintTransition Area
8:30 AMSprint Transition Area ClosesPat Crawford Beach
8:40 AMSprint Distance Races BeginPat Crawford Beach
*Timeline subject to change, any changes will be updated here and communicated via email to registered athletes.

Post-race nutrition / fluids will be provided!


  • Olympic Individual Top 3 Overall Male and Top 3 Overall Female (does not take age group place):
    • 1st: $200 2nd: $100 3rd: $50
  • Sprint & Aquabike Top 3 Overall Male and Top 3 Overall Female (does not take age group place)
  • Top 3 in Age Groups for Olympic, Sprint, and Aquabike Individual events (based on age on 12/31/2020):
    • 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70+
  • Sprint Relay Divisions (Top 3 in each get awards):
    • All Male, All Female, Mixed
  • The Hugo Goldthwaite “Future of Tri” Award: to the youngest Olympic triathlete
  • The Pat Davis “Most Seasoned Triathlete” Award: to the oldest individual event triathlete
  • The Brianne McClellan “Middle of the Pack” Award: to the athlete finishing in the middle of the Sprint Triathlon
  • The traditional Awards Ceremony will not be held for ET2021, rather, athletes will be able to stop at the Awards Table to pick up their awards prior to leaving!
ET2019 Overall Awards

2021 Prize Drawings

Local businesses and artists donate items that all athletes have a chance to win! Bib numbers will be pulled during the event. Please check the table post-race to see if your bib number was pulled! Any items not picked up by the end of the Awards Ceremony will be raffled off by pulling bib numbers. Check back as we will continue to add items!

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