Park Avenue, Cassadaga, New York, United States

Start Date

09/03/2022

Activity tags attached to this sportie.

Activities: Triathlon, Aqua Bike, 70 Miles, 57 Miles

WELCOME TO A CHALLENGE YOU WON’T SOON FORGET; Swim 1.2 miles, Bike 56 miles, Run 13.1 miles

Similar elevations to the courses in Lake Placid but NO CUT OFF TIMES!  Incredibly stocked aid stations on the bike and run courses.  Catered meal, Beer Zone, Music, Swag and a fabulous race in a beautiful setting.  Held successfully in 2020 and 2021.  

One hour south of Buffalo, NY and one hour north of Erie, PA with easy access off of I-90.

70.3 miles of hilly, challenging and gorgeous courses will leave you exhausted, happy, probably a little sore, but more than glad that you chose this epic race. 

Open to individuals and relay teams of 2 or 3.  AquaBike option offered.  Paratriathletes welcome!  Join us for this grass-roots, athlete centered event.  Don't miss your chance to call yourself a CassadagaMan!

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Athlete Guide (for reference only as updates are going to happen for 2022)

Long distance Triathlon & AquaBike

SWIM:

Begin your morning with a gorgeous 1.2 mile swim around the perimeter of the Lower Lake of the Cassadaga Lakes.  In-water wave starts for men, women and relay teams. Men and women changing tents available in transition.

BIKE:

56 miles will take you on an epic, hilly, beautiful ride that will give you up-hills, down-hills, rolling fun, fast curves with views of Lake Erie from the top of the Chautauqua Ridge and aromas of the plentiful concord grape vineyards that you will go whizzing by.  The course is a 28 mile loop that you will complete twice.  Two aid stations; mile 14/42 and mile 28 stocked with Hammer Nutrition products, plenty of water and other treats with port-a-johns at both. Opportunities for your spectators to see you go by as you head out to your second loop.  Special Needs Bag can be dropped off at check-in on race morning.  SAG vehicle and bike support.

Participants in the AquaBike competition will complete the event after the bike.    There are no relay team entries for the AquaBike.

RUN:

13.1 miles on quiet, shaded, rolling country roads.  There are two out-and-backs on the course with a total of eight fully stocked aid stations and three with port-a-johns.

DIVISIONS & AWARDS:

Top 3 Overall Male and Female; M/F 5 year age groups 19&U - 80+
Paratriathletes - Top 3 Overall Male and Female
AquaBike - Top 3 Overall Male and Female
Relay Teams - Top 3 Overall

Prizes provided by our sponsors at Tom's Pro Bike

PRE RACE:

  • Packet Pick Up at the race site on Friday from 12pm - 8pm (not mandatory)
  • NEW for 2022~Friday Night Pasta Party.  Join us at the race site for some great food.  Pre-sale tickets $10 per person (spectators welcome) $15 at the door. 
  • Merchandise Table - Cash or Credit Card

 

POST RACE:

  • Finisher medals & Race T-shirts
  • Beer Zone supplied by Southern Tier Brewing Company (must be 21 years of age)
  • Food catered by Super Duper Catering.  Breakfast and coffee in the morning followed by an amazing menu of lunch items.  Free for participants and volunteers, available for purchase by spectators. 

COVID-19

We will be following protocols established by the State of New York and will adhere to whatever the State and County requires us to do as of race date 2022. We do not expect the State of New York to require proof of vaccination or a negative test within 72 hours of the event. We WILL ask that you practice common sense. If you are feeling sick or showing symptoms of COVID, please refrain from participating.

RULES:

  • All races are USAT sanctioned and all rules and regulations apply, and there will be no refunds for this event or bib transfers. Race is held Rain or Shine. It is the participants responsibility to know the rules for an event sanctioned by USA Triathlon and produced by Wilson Endurance Sports. (Which will be emailed to you in advance of race day)
  • Please do not bring dogs to the race site. 
  • There is NO refund for this event. However, with ADVANCE notice, you may defer to 2023. You must speak with Tonia Wilson directly via email at tonia@coachmarkwilson.comor 716-353-1288.  

Any questions on the course or race please contact Race Director, Mark H. Wilson, via email CoachMarkWilson@gmail.com or 914-466-9214.

Rules will be enforced by the Race Director and all decisions are final.  Disqualifications will be given for infractions of the rules.

Volunteers are always appreciated.  Free meals, beer zone and race t-shirts are provided.  Please ask your spectators to view the Volunteer job duties on this website and choose a spot that would work for them. 

A portion of your registration fee will be going to the Village of Cassadaga fund to create the new Bathhouse at the Cassadaga Beach.  

Interested in becoming a sponsor of this and/or other Wilson Endurance Sports events?  Please reach out to tonia at tonia@coachmarkwilson.com or 716-353-1288.

Manual registration is always an option; you may contact us at tonia@coachmarkwilson.com to inquire.

LODGING:

There are several Airbnb & VRBO rentals in the area at a high demand.  We recommend booking early.  You can find a partial list on the Village of Cassadaga website.

There are hotels available in Fredonia, Dunkirk and Jamestown NY.   Camping is available at Lake Erie State Park and in Stockton, NY Fireman's Grounds.

Wilson Endurance Sports strives to bring you a fun, challenging event in beautiful settings all around New York State and one in Connecticut.  We host a full calendar that can be viewed on the Races & Events page of our website.  Athlete centered, grass-roots racing is what we are all about.

Strava bike course:

https://www.strava.com/activities/2722622133

Strava run course:
https://www.strava.com/routes/21423601

Strava swim course:
https://www.strava.com/activities/3684903168

Stay up to date with training days and more on our Facebook Group Page

Thank you for racing with us!

Bracket/Division Details & Fees:

  1. Triathlon

    Activity Starts: 9/3/2022 08:00 - Activity Ends:
    Registration opens : 9/5/2021 15:30
    Activity type: Triathlon
    Requires Date of Birth
    Requires phone number
    Giveaway(s): T-Shirt or Tanks
    Registration Periods:
    • Registration opens : 9/5/2021 15:30
      Registration closes : 9/12/2021 23:59
      Race fee : $250.00
      Processing fee : $13.00
    • Registration opens : 9/13/2021 00:00
      Registration closes : 3/31/2022 23:59
      Race fee : $300.00
      Processing fee : $15.40
    • Registration opens : 4/1/2022 00:00
      Registration closes : 5/31/2022 23:59
      Race fee : $325.00
      Processing fee : $16.60
    • Registration opens : 6/1/2022 00:00
      Registration closes : 7/31/2022 23:59
      Race fee : $350.00
      Processing fee : $17.80
    • Registration opens : 8/1/2022 00:00
      Registration closes : 8/28/2022 23:59
      Race fee : $375.00
      Processing fee : $19.00
    • Registration opens : 8/29/2022 00:00
      Registration closes : 9/1/2022 18:00
      Race fee : $400.00
      Processing fee : $20.20


  2. AquaBike

    Activity Starts: 9/3/2022 08:00 - Activity Ends:
    Registration opens : 9/5/2021 15:30
    Activity type: Aqua Bike
    Requires Date of Birth
    Requires phone number
    Giveaway(s): T-Shirt or Tank
    Registration Periods:
    • Registration opens : 9/5/2021 15:30
      Registration closes : 9/12/2021 23:59
      Race fee : $250.00
      Processing fee : $13.00
    • Registration opens : 9/13/2021 00:00
      Registration closes : 3/31/2022 23:59
      Race fee : $300.00
      Processing fee : $15.40
    • Registration opens : 4/1/2022 00:00
      Registration closes : 5/31/2022 23:59
      Race fee : $325.00
      Processing fee : $16.60
    • Registration opens : 6/1/2022 00:00
      Registration closes : 7/31/2022 23:59
      Race fee : $350.00
      Processing fee : $17.80
    • Registration opens : 8/1/2022 00:00
      Registration closes : 8/28/2022 23:59
      Race fee : $375.00
      Processing fee : $19.00
    • Registration opens : 8/29/2022 00:00
      Registration closes : 9/1/2022 18:00
      Race fee : $400.00
      Processing fee : $20.20


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