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 Best Jersey Shore Triathlon

15th Annual Tri the Wildwoods Triathlon, 5K & Kids' Race

A Jersey Shore Triathlon at it’s finest! Since 2004, Tri the Wildwoods has been the flagship race for DelMoSports. Before TRI AC, before Escape the Cape, and before IRONMAN 70.3 Atlantic City there was Tri the Wildwoods. Coined a “Rite of Passage Race,” by the Cape May Star & Wave, Tri the Wildwoods has always been known as a race of unpredictable weather, a challenging course, and possibly the best after party for a triathlon in the state of New Jersey! Simply stated, it’s a “must do” triathlon ‘down the Jersey Shore!

Past champions of this race include USAT Olympian Joe Maloy (a Wildwoods native!), former USAT Olympian Jarod Shoemaker, and Lifetime Fitness Champion Alicia Kaye. The spirit of this Classic Jersey Shore Triathlon is not with the pros, but with the “Joe’s”;  the thousands of age groupers who have made it to the starting line since 2004.

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A Weekend Of Events

IRONMAN 70.3 Atlantic City will offer 30 qualifying slots for the 2019 IRONMAN 70.3 World Championship in Nice, France.


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

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