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Triathletes return to the bikeways, roads and shores of Lake George for two weekends in August and September. Kicking off the series of events, Alpha Win will host their 2nd Annual “Tri-Camp”, open to all ages and skill levels, from August 19 - 21 in Bolton Landing and Lake George. The official Lake George Triathlon begins Labor Day Weekend (September 3 - 4), where athletes can compete in the Alpha Sprint, the Alpha Olympic, and the Alpha 70.3 at Million Dollar Beach, Lake George.
Alpha Win offers multiple race distances that appeal to a full range of skill and fitness levels, from the first-time racer to the professional triathlete. Saugerties local and owner of Alpha Win, Tommy Struzzieri, championed the effort to host the race in the Lake George Area for its 16th year.
"We are thrilled to be the producers of the 2022 Lake George Triathlon and the 2022 Lake George Tri-Camp in the stunning Lake George Area. We can't wait to welcome a fantastic group of athletes to another fun and safe year. We are proud to be able to race and train for the great sport of triathlon in such an iconic and alluring location”, says Struzzieri.
About the Tri-Camp: Held in Lake George Village and Bolton Landing, the camp will present the opportunity to receive expert training tips, learn the courses for the upcoming race, and will provide a video gait analysis to perfect your form.
Dr. Mike Halstead will be leading the camp and provide personalized expertise in the sport of triathlon. A two-time Ironman Kona Finisher and two-time Hudson Valley Triathlon Club Triathlete of the year, Halstead has been the Overall Winner of over 30 multi-sport events, such as the 2019 Cape Cod Survival of the Shawangunks. Every year he coaches at the Doug Stern Tri Camp in Curaçao.
Saturday, August 20, 2022, Green Island in Bolton Landing
8 am: Campers can swim 100 meters up to 1.9 miles
2 pm: Campers will meet at Lake George Battlefield State Campground for a run and have a chance to meet and run with a world-class local runner
6 pm: Campers will be provided dinner at Sunrise Cafe in Bolton Landing
7 pm: Gate analysis and film review at Sunrise Cafe in Bolton Landing
Sunday, August 21, 2022, Lake George Battlefield State Campground
9 am: 2-hour bike ride with training tips on the Lake George Triathlon course
About the Triathlon: Another weekend of full-force action comes Labor Day weekend for the Lake George Triathlon held on September 3 - 4. The Lake George Triathlon festival is a fun and competitive weekend on the shores of Lake George, with a family-friendly atmosphere.
Triathlon races begin on Saturday morning at 7 a.m., with the half wave start (Alpha 70.3) at Million Dollar Beach, Lake George. The races continue Sunday morning at Million Dollar Beach, with the Alpha Sprint kicking off at 6:30 am.
Friday, September 2, 2022 – Battlefield State Park, Lake George, NY
2 – 6 pm: Alpha Win Fitness Expo
3 – 4 pm: Athlete Meeting for half distance athletes
4 – 5 pm: Practice Swim for all distance athletes
6:15 pm: Dinner and festivities on the Lake George Steamboat (Must sign up online)
Saturday, September 3, 2022 – Race Site at Million Dollar Beach, Beach Rd, Lake George, NY
7 am: Half male wave start
7:03 am: Half female wave start
12:00 – 2:00 pm: Half distance athletes and volunteer lunch
2 pm: Half distance awards
2 – 6 pm: Packet and Timing Chip Pick-Up for Sprint and Olympic distance athletes at the Lake George Beach Club
Sunday, September 4, 2022 – Race Site at Million Dollar Beach, Beach Rd, Lake George, NY
6:30 am: Sprint Male wave start
6:33 am: Sprint Female wave start
7:00 am: Olympic Athlete Prerace Meeting on the beach
7:10 am: NECTC Olympic Male wave start
7:13 am: NECTC Olympic Female wave start
7:16 am: Olympic Male wave start
7:19 am: Olympic Female wave start
9:00 am: Sprint distance Awards Ceremony
11:00 am – 1:00 pm: Sprint and Olympic distance athletes and Volunteers lunch
12:00 pm: Olympic distance Awards Ceremony
Volunteer and expo vendors are requested. All volunteers will receive a free t-shirt and will be provided with food and beverages during their shift. Anyone interested in becoming a volunteer or vendor should contact: info@Alpha.win.
About Alpha Win
The Mission of Alpha Win is to encourage health and wellness with multi-sport events in a family-friendly atmosphere.
About the Lake George Regional Convention & Visitors Bureau (LGRCVB):
The LGRCVB is a division of the Lake George Regional Chamber of Commerce & CVB and works as an extension of the Warren County Tourism Department. While the Tourism Department markets the Lake George Area to the leisure consumer tourism market, the mission of the LGRCVB is to bring year-round, weather-proof group business to Warren County in the form of meetings, conventions, reunions, sports events, weddings, and more. Learn more at meetlakegeorge.com. Follow the LGRCVB on Facebook and Instagram.