Falmouth Triathlon

Race Information

Date: July 9, 2023
Race Type: Triathlon
Bike Surface: Road
Drafting rules:? Non-drafting
Kids Race? *NOT* a kids' race
Course: 0.33 mile swim, 8.5 mile bike, 3.1 mile run
Start: 7:00 AM
Location: Falmouth, Massachusetts
Address: Surf Drive Beach
Contact: 617-240-4805    |    info@neeevents.com
Individual Price: $120-$140
Team Price: $190-$210
Date: July 9, 2023
Course: 0.33 mile swim, 8.5 mile bike, 3.1 mile run
Location: Falmouth, Massachusetts
Address: Surf Drive Beach

General Information

Registration fees included or disclosed up front?: Not specified whether registration/convenience fees are added.
It?s a rite of summer on Cape Cod: an event that attracts not only local triathletes but also visitors from across the nation and the world. (28 U.S. states, 7 nations represented last year!) Join a very festive -- yet competitive -- atmosphere at the 2023 Falmouth Sprint Triathlon!
The Falmouth Triathlon has been voted one of the top 5 races for beginners worldwide by the Triathletes Choice Awards, so casual athletes and newcomers know they are very welcome to join the tri-geeks. It is a wonderful day for everyone!

SWIM: 1/3 mile
A sandy, waist-deep start at Surf Drive Beach (expect temps well into the 70s). The course is rectangular in shape, following the shoreline, and well life-guarded. Wave conditions over the years have ranged from glass-calm to a slight chop; never big surf in the protected waters of Vineyard Sound.

BIKE: 9 miles
After a mile-long flat stretch to warm up the legs, you begin a gradual climb of 2 winding miles to Nobska Light. Then it is a rolling four miles entering into the village of Woods Hole and then returning along a new, quieter route to Falmouth Village. The remaining two miles are either downhill or flat to the finish.

RUN: 3.1 miles
A very level and fast run on paved road and walking trail along Vineyard Sound. Consider a hat and sunglasses, not much shade! Two staffed water stops. The last 50 yards are on the sand of Surf Drive Beach where the biggest cheering crowd of the New England Triathlon Tour awaits you!

Packet pick-up and late registration (if not sold out) will be Saturday evening from 5:00 - 7:00pm at the Mullen-Hall School, 130 Katharine Lee Bates Rd--NOT AT THE RACE SITE, or 5:30 - 6:30am race morning at race site.
All participants: BRING ID. If you have a USAT annual membership, BRING USAT ID CARD.
You will NOT be able to pick up packets for others!
Race director does reserve the right to substitute a beach run for the swim if water quality tests indicate any health hazard or if surf conditions are extremely rough.
Results will count toward national and regional rankings. All USAT rules and regulations will apply. Racers are subject to time penalties or disqualification for infractions of USAT rules.
Please note: You will need at least a 1-day USA Triathlon membership in order to race any sanctioned triathlon (including this one). Follow prompts through registration to choose a 1-day ($15) or Annual ($50) Membership.

Awards ceremony is tentatively scheduled for 9:30am day of race. Awards presented to top three competitors in each age group (both male and female) as well as top Elites, Clydesdale/Athena, First-Timers, Male, Female and Mixed Relay Teams, and Aquabike.

Yes! Your choice: 2-person or 3-person, male, female or co-ed.

There will be NO parking at race site OR on Falmouth?s Main Street. Primary parking sites will be the Mullen Hall School, Lawrence School and Falmouth Marine Park (all less than one mile from venue). All competitors will receive an athlete?s guide prior to the event with essential parking information. Additionally, police and staff will be posted at all entrances to the race venue, blocking access by vehicles and directing you to approved parking lots. Cooperation by all is critical to the continued approval of this event by the town.

Volunteers are welcomed. Family members of racers encouraged to volunteer while watching the action. Priority parking, free T-shirt, refreshments and goodie bag. Volunteers will receive priority parking close to venue.
Chip timed. Results link will be posted to NEEevents.com as well as links from our Facebook page.
Can't make it in person? No Problem!
Here's how Tri It Your Way works:
1) Pick your triathlon activities! Remember, you can either swim the 400 yards or choose another activity to do for 10 minutes. The bike needs to be at least 10 miles and the run needs to be at least a 5K (yes, you may go over, but not under!).
2) SAFETY FIRST! Make sure you are taking all the safety precautions when swimming, biking, and running. This means not swimming alone and following all the rules of the road (or trail). Just like all the precautions you take when training or racing an event, we want you to be safe.
3) Record each activity with your watch, or phone, or bike computer.
4) Document your tri! Whether it is someone taking pictures of you racing or stopping for a selfie mid-run. We want to see you in action! Dogs, kids, partners, friends (socially distanced, of course) are encouraged to join in with you!
5) Go to our event page and post your race data and your pictures. OR email your pics and race data to info@neeevents.com.
Tri It Your Way runs from July 9 -31. Race any day within this time period.

Directions: See race website

Register: Click here
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