Race Information

Note: This page is for September 2013. Click here to view most current event.

Bethany Beach First Responders Tri, Du & Aquabike
Bethany Beach, DE
Sunday September 22, 2013
TRI: Swim 1K (.62 mile), Bike 30K (18.5 miles), Run 7K (4.35 miles)
DU: Run 1K (.62 mile Beach Run), Bike 30K (18.5 miles), Run 7K (4.35 miles)
AQUABIKE: Swim 1K (.62 mile), Bike 30K (18.5 miles), Walk/Run to Finish Line (500 yards)
Cap of 1,000 for the Bethany Beach First Responders Traithlon/Duathlon Presented by Meris Properties

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**ONLINE REGISTRATION CLOSED - Register at Race Site**
As we prepare for this exciting event, Online registration has been closed.  However, you may still register in person at the EXPO site located at Bethany Beach Fire Company this Saturday only betwen 3pm and 8pm.

If you still wish to race, please click on pdf below and print out paper registraiton, fill out completely, and show up at the EXPO this Saturday only between 3pm and 8pm.  Cash only accepted.

Athlete Guide, Packet Pickup, Status Changes

Click on PDF above to view the Bethany Beach Triathlon/Duathlon/Aquabike Presented by Meris Properties Athlete Guide

For the Individual Entry List to Look up your Bib # for Packet Pickup, Click Here.

For the Relay Entry List to Look up your Bib # for Packet PIckup, Click Here.

Water Temperature earlier in the week was measured at 74 degrees.  It is wetsuit legal.

Packet Pickup, Sports Expo is at the Bethany Beach Volunteer Fire Company on Saturday, Sept. 21st from 3:00pm to 8:00pm. 

Packet Pickup is MANDATORY on Saturday from 3:00pm to 8:00pm.  There will be no packet pickup allowed on race morning.  With over 800 athletes registered and a 7:30 race start time, packet pick up must be the day before. Please remember to bring a photo ID and your USAT card if you're a member. If you're registered for a relay, all members of your team must be present at packet pick up.

Any Status Changes (i.e. - Tri change to Du; First Time in Triathlon to Age Group) will be handled during Packet Pickup Times Only.  Inquire with a Piranha Sports Staff.

To volunteer for the Bethany Beach Triathlon, please click on the button above.  You may also contact the volunteer coordinator at:
Jacqui Felici
About the Bethany Beach Triathlon
The race website is located at www.bethanybeachtri.com

The race director is Rick Hundley, rick@bethanybeachtri.com.

Online registration and set up is provided by Piranha Sports, LLC.

Important Notes About Registering Online
Thank you for registering online with Piranha Sports.  Below is some general information to help you with your decisions when registering online.
  • There is a division, "First Timer at a Triathlon", for the individual triathlon.  Should you select this division, you are not eligible for regular age group awards.
  • There are no additional fees that occur when you register and finish with your shopping cart at the end of the registraiton process.  All fees displayed include processing fees.  The price you see is the price you pay.
  • If you are a First Responder - be sure to select this box under Additional Options in order to receive your $5.00 discount.  In addition, answer the question at the beginning of registration to indicate your affiliation regarding your role as a First Responder.  We thank you for racing with us!!
Autism Speaks - join us today!!
Autism Speaks is honored to have been selected as one of the charities to work with this landmark event!  Here’s how you can participate with a purpose:
1. After you register for the Tri visit http://events.autismspeaks.org/bethanybeachtri  to register as a fundraiser for Autism Speaks.
2. Take a moment to build your personal fundraising page, send emails to friends and family, and get the word out about your commitment.
3. All participants who raise a minimum of:
• $188, in honor of the 1 in 88 children diagnosed with an autism spectrum disorder, will receive a performance race hat.
• $500 will receive a Team Up With Autism Speaks triathlon singlet you can wear throughout the event!
Autism has become a national crisis. It deserves a national strategy. Please be part of the solution by REGISTERING or SUPPORTING A PARTICIPANT today!
Participant of the Greater Atlantic Multisport Series
We are proud to announce for the second year in a row, the Bethany Beach Triathlon is a participant of the Greater Atlantic Multisport Series.  Relays and Aquabikes do not apply in the series rankings/points.
There are No Refunds, Transfers, Or Deferrals for this event.  Thank you.
Race Itinerary


Friday, September 20, 2013
  • 7pm - till WELCOMING RACE PARTY at The Starboard, Dewey Beach, DE
Saturday, September 21, 2013
  • 3:00-8:00pm Packet Pick-Up Featuring Sports Expo, Bethany Beach Volunteer Fire Company, Rt. 1 & Garfield Pkwy – Free (open to general public)
  • 3:30-5:00pm Open Water Practice Swim, Main Beach, Bethany Beach, Garfield Pkwy (Lifeguards and Coaches On Site)
  • 6:00pm  "First Timers" Meeting w/ Q & A - Bethany Beach Volunteer Fire Company
Sunday, September 22, 2013
  • 5:30am - Transition Area Opens
  • 6:45am - Transition Area Closes
  • 6:45am - Pre-Race Instructions
  • 6:50am - National Anthem
  • 7:30am - Triathlon/Duathlon Starts
  • 10:30am-1:00pm - Post-Race party
*Schedule subject to change.


Host Hotel

Hyatt Place Dewey Beach Special two night packages available to race participants only. Limited availability, so book now by calling 302-448-0568 using code: FIRST RESPONDERS TRIATHLON!



Holiday Inn Express, Bethany Beach (302) 541-9200

Bethany Arms Motel, Bethany Beach (302) 539-9603


ResortQuest  (302) 537-8888 or CLICK HERE for Available Rentals.

Wilgus Associates Property Rentals (302) 539-7511

Crowley Real Estate (800) 732-7433

Tansey-Warner Realty (302) 539-3001


Bethany-Fenwick Area Chamber of Commerce