40th annual Tupper Lake Tinman scheduled

A triathlete bikes in the Tupper Lake Timman Triathlon. (Provided photo — Regional Office of Sustainable Tourism)

TUPPER LAKE — The Tupper Lake Tinman Triathlon will return for its 40th year on Saturday, June 25.

More than 650 competitors had registered for this year’s race as of Thursday. The race starts at 8 a.m.

The Tupper Lake Tinman Triathlon, sanctioned by USA Triathlon, features five different races: the tinman (1.2-mile swim, 56-mile bike, 13.1-mile run); aquabike (1.2-mile swim, 56-mile bike); team relay (1.2-mile swim, 56-mile bike, 13.1-mile run); Olympic (0.94-mile swim, 24-mile bike, 6.2-mile run); and a sprint (0.6-mile swim, 12.4-mile bike, 3.1-mile run).

Check-in for the race begins on Friday, June 24 from 11 a.m. until 8 p.m. There is limited check-in available on race day, beginning at 5:30 a.m.

“This race is for athletes who appreciate a challenging course with a small-town feel in a beautiful setting,” Race Director Wendy Peroza said in a statement. “Each year, we welcome participants from our local area and from across the Northeast, in addition to those who travel great distances to take part. This year, we have registered participants from Virginia, Maryland, Connecticut, Canada and even one from Texas.”

For additional information, visit tupperlaketinman.com.


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