Hempstead Town Supervisor Don Clavin and the Town Board invite members of the public to register for the annual Town of Hempstead Triathlon. The triathlon is scheduled for September 17, 2022 at 8AM and will be held at Town Park Point Lookout, located at 1300 Lido Boulevard, Lido Beach, along the township’s south shore. The roughly 14-mile signature athletic event will allow participants to enjoy the beautiful coastal environs of America’s largest township while competing to be the first-place finisher in the widely acclaimed competition.
“The Town of Hempstead Triathlon offers athletes the opportunity to soak in the township’s beautiful south shore while competing in this exciting competition,” said Supervisor Don Clavin. “I encourage all my neighbors across America’s largest township who are interested to register for this signature athletic event being held right here in our hometown.”
The Town of Hempstead Triathlon, which comprises three separate events, will challenge participants during the roughly 14-mile course. The 3/4-mile ocean swim, 10-mile bike ride and 3-mile run will allow competitors to traverse scenic sections of the township’s coastline and travel through the quaint streets of Point Lookout as they seek to set records during this year’s competition. In addition to seeking the coveted first place finish spot, triathlon participants will be competing for awards based on age. The top 3 male/female finishers for the following categories will receive awards for their efforts:
• Top 3 Male/Female Competitors ages: 18 – 24
• Top 3 Male/Female Competitors ages: 25 – 29
• Top 3 Male/Female Competitors ages: 30 – 34
• Top 3 Male/Female Competitors ages: 35 – 39
• Top 3 Male/Female Competitors ages: 40 – 44
• Top 3 Male/Female Competitors ages: 45 – 49
• Top 3 Male/Female Competitors ages: 50 – 54
• Top 3 Male/Female Competitors ages: 55 – 59
• Top 3 Male/Female Competitors ages: 60 – 64
• Top 3 Male/Female Competitors ages: 65+
The deadline to register for the highly anticipated Town of Hempstead Triathlon is Monday, September 12th. No race day sign-ups are permitted and registration will be capped at 250 participants. Registration must be completed online at the following link: https://events.elitefeats.com/22tohtri.
The registration fee schedule for the Town of Hempstead Triathlon is as follows:
- Town of Hempstead residents ages 18 – 59: $48.50
- Town of Hempstead residents ages 60+: $24.25 (enter age during online registration for discount)
- All non-residents: $72.50
- Veterans: $24.25
“Athletes from around the area will be able to soak in the amazing scenery of our hometown’s south shore as they push themselves to complete this multi-pronged race,” said Clavin.
Check-in time for the triathlon is from 6:15am – 7:15am at Town Park Point Lookout. The race will begin at 8:00am sharp. Each participant is responsible for providing their own: biking and running gear, water bottle for bike leg, a CPSC or Snell approved helmet. For more information call the Town of Hempstead Department of Parks and Recreation at (516) 292-9000 ext. 7238, or visit the Triathlon’s webpage at: https://ny-hempsteadtown.civicplus.com/351/Triathlon.