Escape the Cape Triathlon to Make a Splash at the Cape May – Lewes Ferry
Race Details to be provided at Tuesday May 28, 2013 Press Conference
(N. Cape May, NJ) On May 28, 2013, Stephen Del Monte, founder of DelMoSports, Inc. will be joined by Lower Township Mayor Michael Beck, and Cape May – Lewes Ferry Director of Operations Heath Gehrke to provide race course details and other information related to the highly anticipated Escape the Cape Triathlon. On Sunday, June 2, the Cape May-Lewes Ferry Terminal in Lower Township, NJ will host 1000 triathletes, their families and friends for this momentous endurance event. In an exciting twist, the event will start aboard a Cape May – Lewes Ferry vessel in the Delaware Bay.
What: Stephen Del Monte, founder of DelMoSports, will be joined by Cape May – Lewes Ferry officials, Lower Township governmental leaders, and public safety representatives to provide details on the historic Escape the Cape Triathlon. Enlargements of the race course for the three events will be available. Parking, traffic impact and other issues will also be discussed. In addition, two race participants will be hand for interviews.
When: Tuesday, May 28 at 2:00 p.m.
Where: The Boardwalk at the Cape May ferry terminal of the Cape May – Lewes Ferry Terminal, 1200 Sandman Blvd., North Cape May, NJ. (In the event of inclement weather, the press conference will be moved inside the passenger terminal building.)
Why: This premier event is the only one of its kind along the East Coast. Athletes will board the ferry and journey out into the Delaware Bay where they will jump off into the waters to begin the race. The event will consist of three separate races taking place simultaneously. The Sprint Triathlon consists of a .35 mile swim, 10 mile bike, and 5k run. The International Triathlon will consist of a 1 mile swim, 20 mile bike, and 5 mile run, and the International Aquabike consisting of a 1 mile swim and 20 mile bike only.
About the Delaware River and Bay Authority
The Delaware River and Bay Authority, a bi-state governmental agency created by Compact in 1962, owns and operates the Delaware Memorial Bridge, the Cape May- Lewes Ferry, and the Delaware City – Salem Ferry Crossing. The Authority also manages corporate and aviation properties through its economic development powers - two airports in New Jersey (Millville Airport and Cape May Airport) and three in Delaware (New Castle Airport, Civil Air Terminal and Delaware Airpark). All agency operating revenues are generated through the bridge, ferry and airport facilities.
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