The Lake Carey Loop

Lake Carey Fire Department
Tunkhannock, PA 18657


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Event Description

Registration at the Lake Carey VFD starting at 7am.  This is a “Sprint Distance” Triathlon.  The start and finish of the race will be near the Shore Drive and Siren Road intersection.  Water entry and start are there at The Insinger/Smith & Brown concrete boat ramp/dock and yard area.  The paddle and swim will be on and around marked/anchored buoys or boats on the lake.


The swim or paddle will take place on Beautiful Lake Carey and consist of a 750 meter swim or 2 mile paddle.


Bikes can be dropped off and will be staged at 361 Shore Dr, starting at 6:45am, at the water section egress.  The bike section is competed on Township & State secondary roads and a small section of Route 92.  It is rolling hills with many turns and various road surfaces (but not dirt). A road or mountain bike can be used for the bike section, non-electric. The bike section will be 20 kilometers. The bike route starts at 361 Shore Drive, at exit of water section (large stone laid lakefront and light blue house with yard for bike staging).  North to Mason Rd and bear slight Right onto Mason.  Right at " T " with SR 1006.  R on Billings Mill.  Left on Stark.  L on Vargo.  R onto Avery Station and quickly again onto Rte 92.  Right on 1002.  R on Billings Mill.  L on Marina Drive/1003 and bear left across the Lake Carey causeway bridge by the old inn.  R at Marina Dr and Shore Drive four-way stop intersection to Siren & Shore start area to drop the bike.


The run will be one full circuit of the lake ended at the Falcon Timing arch & clock, near the race start area.  One lap of the lake is just over 5K. The lake hosts a number of walk/runs at the 5k distance every year. 
The run is from that start area/bike drop for one full lap of the lake to the finish line at same area. 


This is the Inaugural event.  "You can only do Every Lake Carey Loop - IF you do the First One ! " Special Awards for Fastest Male, Female and Team of Veterans/First Responders and the Fastest Corporate Team entry.   


The race is presented by The Moose Lodge #1276 Tunkhannock Chapter, a 501(c)(3), for their link.


The founding drivers of the event are to help promote and assist in the funding of The Ralph V. Martin Family Scholarships and other worthy causes local to Lake Carey and Wyoming or Bradford Counties.  Ralph V. Martin Sr. purchased a small cottage on the lake in October 1958.  Since then, 4 generations of the Martins have enjoyed the recreation and lake community and want to showcase the value of this natural treasure.

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