Escape the Cape Triathlon & Open Water Classic

North Cape May, New Jersey

June 10, 2018

Escape the Cape Triathlon & Open Water Classic








Escape the Cape Triathlon & Open Water Classic

Voted Top 5 Bucket List Race

North Cape May, New Jersey

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The MudHen Half Marathon, 8K and IPA 5K

Combining WORLD CLASS running (DelMoSports) and WORLD CLASS beer (MudHen Brewing Co.), you get the MudHen Half Marathon, 8K and IPA 5K. This event features a FLAT and FAST, USATF Certified Course with outstanding views and hundreds of volunteers!

What's included?

We know you can run a half marathon anywhere but where else can you get world class beer and a world class running race ‘down the Shore? Here's what runners can expect:

  • OUTSTANDING Customer Service
  • Unique, closed, safe courses
  • Swag for all runners
  • Awards. Lot's of awards!

USATF Certified Half Marathon Course (NJ11535JHP)


A Weekend Of Events

DelMoSports and the MudHen Brewery Co. have teamed up to provide the BEST RUNNING EXPERIENCE in South Jersey! Check out the Weekend Warrior and Ultimate Warrior race packages. Warriors can participate in two to three races during the weekend and collect the bling! The race options include a 5K on Friday (4.26.18), 8K on Saturday (4.27.19) and half marathon on Sunday, (4.28.19).


June 9, 2018
7:00 am

The Most Exciting Open Water Swimming Race on the East Coast

Welcome to the Escape the Cape Open Water Classic Presented by Inspira Health Network. The Delaware Bay serves as the backdrop for these amazing open water swimming events in North Cape May, NJ. Swimmers of all ability levels will be able to test their skills in a one of a kind setting! All you have to do is jump 12 feet off of the Cape May-Lewes Ferry and swim!

The Top 7 Reasons You Should Take the Plunge:

  1. Amazing Location
  2. FLAT Open Water Swim
  3. Sanctioned event with WOWSA
  4. Wetsuit and Non-Wetsuit Categories
  5. 3 mile and 1 mile swims to test all ability levels
  6. Event photos!
  7. Big Fat Finisher Medals

1 Boat, 1000 Athletes, Unlimited Smack Talk!



June 10, 2018
7:00 am

New Jersey’s Best Triathlon!

Escape the Cape, starts with a 12 foot jump off the Cape May-Lewes Ferry.

The Escape the Cape Triathlon was voted the BEST TRIATHLON in the Mid-Atlantic & North East Regions. The 6th Annual Escape the Cape Triathlon offers Sprint and Olympic distance triathlons. New Jersey’s Best Triathlon, Escape the Cape Triathlon, starts with a 12 foot jump off the Cape May-Lewes Ferry.

  • “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!

1 Boat, 1750 Athletes, Unlimited Smack Talk!


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Sunday, June 10, 2018

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*The Race Director reserves the right to alter the course at any time for any reason.

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Note: Athlete Guide MIGHT reflect 2017. Details for 2018 are subject to change.

2017 Athlete Guide will be available closer to race day, once all dates/times are finalized.

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