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Saturday, June 29, 2002 -- Uniontown, PA
Uniontown Triathlon (iPO Event Id#: 4866)

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EVENT: 11th Annual Uniontown Triathlon

WHEN: Saturday, June 29, 2002

TIME: Individual "heats" begin between 6:30-8:15 a.m.; relay heats begin thereafter. (12 competitors in each "heat" - 6 at each end of the pool - every 6 minutes).
Call the Uniontown Salvation Army (724) 437-2031 Thursday or Friday, June 27 or 28 to learn your assigned start time.

PLACE: Registration, Start, and Finish all are at the Uniontown Sr. High School at the corner of Wilson and Fayette Streets, Uniontown, PA 15401

RACE:

  • Swim: 200 yards ( 8 lengths) in High School Swimming Pool
  • Bike: 10.3 mile route from High School and back (helmet required)
  • Run: 4.25 miles through Uniontown ending at the High School Stadium.
RACE DESCRIPTION: The race, unchanged since its inception, is fun, challenging and well volunteered. A dash of a swim. A bike course of railroad tracks and hills. And a great run through town, ending up at the fifty yard line of the school stadium.

ENTRY FEES: until June 15: $25 individual; $12 each relay team member. June 16-June 25: $30 individual; $15 each relay team member. Registration Deadline: June 25, 2002

AWARDS: given to the overall male and female winners (1st, 2nd, 3rd), to the male and female winners (1st, 2nd ,3rd) in each age category, and to the 1st place team in each of 5 relay categories (all male, all female, mixed, family, and business). Register on-line at active.com or send registration form and check to:

    The Salvation Army
    32 West Fayette Street
    Uniontown, PA 15401
Or contact John Riley via email: john_riley@use.salvationarmy.org

All participants will receive a long-sleeve "T" shirt, fruit and drink at the finish line. Late registrations will not be guaranteed a shirt. Also, a free spaghetti dinner will be served on Friday, June 28 at 6:30 p.m. at the Asbury United Methodist Church for those registered for the race.

Directions To The Race Site
(To get to Asbury Church for the dinner, follow these directions but turn right at the CITGO Station off of Business Rt. 40 in Uniontown)

From the PA Turnpike: From New Stanton go south on Rt. 119, go through Connellsville, and take the exit "Pittsburgh St., Rt. 51" South toward Uniontown. In Uniontown, turn left on Business Rt. 40 East (marked by the Sunoco Station on your left). Continue east about a half a mile to the high school.

From Morgantown: Go north on Rt. 119 (or Rt. 857 to Rt. 43 to Rt. 119). As you approach Uniontown, take the "Main Street" exit and turn right onto Business Rt. 40 East. Continue about 2 miles to the high school.

From Pittsburgh: Go south across the Liberty Bridge, through the Liberty Tunnel, and turn left onto Rt. 51 South. Continue on Rt. 51 (one hour) into downtown Uniontown. Turn left onto Business Rt 51. In Uniontown, turn left on Business Rt. 40 East ( marked by the Sunoco Station on your left). Continue east about a half a mile to the high school.

From the West: Take Rt. 40 East past the Uniontown Mall and into Uniontown. The high school is on the right, a little more than 2 miles past the Mall.

From the East: Take Rt. 40 West. After passing the Summit Hotel at the top of the Chestnut Ridge Mountain, go to the bottom of the mountain where you will join the new Rt.19 "bypass" of Uniontown. Take the Rt. 40 exit off the bypass and turn right onto Business Rt. 40 East. Continue west for a couple miles and the road becomes one way (E. Main Street). At second light, turn left on Stewart Ave. (Uniontown High School is at the end of Stewart).


TITLE: Uniontown Triathlon
EVENTS: Triathlon
WHEN: Sat, 29 Jun
WHERE: Uniontown, PA
CONTACT: Captain John Riley (724) 437-2031 E-mail
COMMENTS: @ Uniontown High School