September 15th & 16th, 2012
Buffalo, NY
ALONG THE SHORES OF
LAKE ERIE AT GALLAGHER BEACH


2011 RESULTS POSTED

2011 EVENT PHOTOS

Photography done by Brian Pickard 


Saturday September 15, 2012

  • Age-Group Olympic Distance Race

  •  ITU Continental Cup Elite National Championships (Male & Female) 

         Draft legal 

Sunday September 16, 2012

  • Age-Group Sprint Distance Race

  • NFL Play 60 Kids Triathlon

 
 
During the weekend, ALL ARE INVITED TO PARTICIPATE!  Age group Olympic and Sprint distance races are starting off both Saturday and Sunday.  Following are the Elite races for the USA Triathlon Elite Race Series.  Come out and race on the same course that the past and future Olympians will be racing on. 

 

AGE GROUP QUALIFIERS 

Age group races are special qualifiers for the USAT National Championships in 2012.  The top 33% of each age group finishers will qualify for Nationals.  The Age Group race consists of a traditional non-drafting style triathlon sanctioned by USAT.

USA TRIATHLON ELITE RACE SERIES 

This is the culmination of the Triathlon season in Western New York!  Buffalo is the host of the USAT Elite National Championships where the prize purse is the richest in the series at $100,000, making the Nickel City Triathlon a must do!

The USAT Elite Race Series competition at the Nickel City Triathlon is a ITU compliant race, with a DRAFT LEGAL, completely closed bike course. A super competitive and fast race, this special Elite Draft Legal race will attract the best names in the sport. You can learn more about the USAT ELITE RACE SERIES by clicking here: Elite Race Series

EVENT DETAILS

EVERYONE can come and race on the same course as some of the top North American and European Professional multi-sport athletes.  Both Olympic & Sprint distances will be competed on a completely closed course

  • Sprint Distance - 750 meter swim , 20K bike, 5K run
  • Olympic Distance - 1500 meter swim, 40K bike, 10K run
  • Elite National Championship - 1500 meter swim, 40K bike, 10K run; conducted in the olympic-style format of racing - draft-legal with multiple loops
  • Olympic Aquabike  - 1500 m swim and 40K bike
**The age group olympic and sprint race is open to anyone wanting to participate.  Whether you are a first time triathlete or a veteran to the sport!  There is no qualification process to race in this event.

ECLIPSE MULTI-SPORT AND BERTS BIKES.  With confirmed registration of an ECLIPSE MULTI-SPORT race (QuakerMan, Wilson, Nickel City, or Shore to Shore)  you will receive 5% off on purchase of bikes and 10% off on clothing and accessories!  Visit your local Bert's Bikes today. 

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