Escape The Cape - Expo
Escape The Cape - Bike
Escape the Cap - Finish Line
open water swim
There is no other start quite like this. Escape To Lewes will be EPIC!

Escape the Cape Triathlon

1 Boat, 1,750 Athletes, Unlimited Smack Talk

When: June 4, 2017
Where: Lower Township, New Jersey


Escape the Cape
New Jersey’s Best Triathlon!


Sprint Distance: .35 Mile Swim, 12 Mile Bike, 3.1 Mile Run
Olympic Distance: 1 Mile Swim, 23 Mile Bike, 5 Mile Run


The Escape the Cape Triathlon was voted the BEST TRIATHLON in the Mid-Atlantic & North East Regions. The 5th Annual Escape the Cape Triathlon offers Sprint and Olympic distance triathlons.

  • “Top 5” best small race,
  • “Top 5” Best Large race,
  • “Top 5” Bucket list race,
  • “Top 5” Most Scenic race  in the USA by Triathlon Business International. Additionally, the DelMoSports Championship Series was selected a “Top 5” triathlon series in the USA by voters.
  • The Escape the Cape has been voted BEST OF COMPETITOR 2014 by athletes as Best Triathlon, Best Swag, & Best T-Shirt!

New Jersey’s Best Triathlon, Escape the Cape,  starts with a 12 foot jump off the Cape May-Lewes Ferry.

Escape From Lewes Open Water Classic