Fairmount Park to Host Significant Races




One of the premier triathlon festival weekends in the country, the 13th annual Philadelphia Escape Triathlon will take place from June 23 through 25 at Fairmount Park. The scenic, challenging course takes participants through some of the most historic and picturesque sections of Philadelphia.

The event includes two days of activities: a multisport expo, sprint distance race (800-meter swim, 5.7-mile bike and 3.1-mile run), Olympic distance race (1,500 meter swim, 24.8-bike and 6.2-mile run) a sprint distance AquaBike race (800 meter swim and 15.7-mile bike) and an Olympic distance AquaBike race (1,500-meter swim and 24.8-mile bike).

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