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Sunday, June 8, 2014

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REGISTRATION FOR THE 2014 PIRATE TRI IS NOW OPEN! Click the tab above.

Price: $89 (individual) $109 (entire relay team)
USAT one day license: $12

Please note that in 2014, the Pirate Tri will have a no-refund policy (click here to read the specifics and reasons why). However, we understand that things come up and plans change. Therefore, we are offering a new option to purchase a "fully refundable entry" at the time you sign up, for an additional $20. This will provide peace-of-mind, knowing that your entire entry fee is refundable up until one week before the race. If you are interested in this option, we recommend that you read the details by clicking here.

The Pirate Tri is once again expected to fill to capacity of 600 participants. Sign up soon to ensure your spot in this fun and scenic triathlon!

The Pirate Tri is a fun, adult triathlon that takes place at Point Sebago Resort each June. It derives its name and theme from "Pirate's Weekend" at the Resort, and features Pirate sounds, sights, costumes, even a pirate ship! With a beach, playground, and snack bar at the venue, the Pirate Tri is a great event for the whole family.

Point Sebago Resort is offering lodging deals for registered athletes. Choose to stay in a Park Home or pitch a tent right at the venue. One and two-night deals available.

Click here for Pirate Tri lodging deals.

 

 

Sunday, June 8, 2014
Point Sebago Resort
Casco, Maine

8:30 a.m. Start Time

Swim:
1/3 mile triangular course in beautiful Sebago Lake. Average water temperature is in the mid 60s at that time of the year. There will even be a pirate ship on the course!

Bike:
14 mile lollipop course with varied terrain, including two climbs, on low traffic country roads. Enjoy views of Mount Washington and Sebago Lake. There are no aid stations, but there will be lead and sweep vehicles. All athletes must be off the course by 10:45 a.m. If you are not finished with the bike leg by that time, you will be picked up by a sweep vehicle and returned to the transition area. You will be allowed to finish the rest of the race, but your time will be considered unofficial and you will not be eligible for awards.

Run:
3 mile course through the resort, slightly uphill on the way out and downhill on the way back. There will be aid stations approximately every 1 mile.

Transition Area
There will be one Transition Area, located in Lot C, adjacent to the beach. The transition area will open at 6:00 a.m. on race morning and will be closed approximately 15 minutes before the start of the first wave. Only volunteers, staff, and registered athletes are allowed into the Transition Area at any time. You must be bodymarked before entering Transition (relays included), and have a safe, approved helmet and will have their bikes inspected for USAT compliance. Once you complete the race, you will not be allowed back into the Transition Area until all of the cyclists are back, or the bike time cutoff is reached.

Finish
The Pirate Tri finishes along the waterfront, between the lake and the lagoon. It is a short walk from the transition area and provides spectacular views of Sebago. There is a large tent set up for the post-race festivities, which will take place regardless  of the weather.

Relays:
Relay members are required to hand off the timing chip after each leg of the race. The handoff takes place at their designated bike rack spot only. The cyclist cannot remove the bike from the rack before being tagged by the swimmer. The cyclist cannot tag the runner before re-racking the bike. The overall time for a relay will be the aggregate of times for each of the members.

Timing
Professional chip timing will be provided by All Sports Events. Every athlete and relay team will receive a timing chip to be worn around the ankle. Participants will receive times for swim, bike, run, T1, T2, and finish.

Awards:
Top 3: Male/Female overall,
Top 3 in each age category (Male and Female every 5 years and U-19)
Top Coed, All-Male, and All-Female Relays
Please note that age (and age group) is based on Dec. 31st of this year, NOT what your age is on race day.

Entry Fee Includes:
Your place at the start line; a great technical t-shirt;  chip-timing; well-marked and scenic course; on-course support; post-race refreshments; sponsor schwag, finisher award (pirate theme!); high quality, safe and fun experience.

Packet Pick-up
There are three available times for packet pick-up:

FRIDAY, JUNE 6th at Gorham Bike and Ski from 5 pm to 6:30 pm. Click here for directions.

SATURDAY, JUNE 7th at Point Sebago Resort at the Welcome Center. Check back closer to the race date for specific times.

SUNDAY, JUNE 8th at Point Sebago Resort from 6:15 am to 7:30 am, in Sebago Square (near the Snack Bar).

USAT Sanctioning:
The Pirate Tri will be sanctioned by USA Triathlon. If you are not an annual member of USA Triathlon, you will need to purchase a $12 one-day membership as part of your registeration.

Resort Parking Fee:
All cars will need to pay a $5 parking fee when they arrive at the resort. This covers the resort entrance fee for all the passengers as well. We recommend carpooling as much as possible.

Great Deals on Lodging!
The Resort is offering 1-night Tent or Park Home stays. Save the time and hassle of driving to the race and wake up at the venue! Call the resort at 800-530-1555 and mention that you competing in the race to reserve discounted pricing.

Rules:
Please look over the rules - you are responsible for understanding them and abiding by them. They are available on the USA Triathlon website.

Inclement Weather:
The Pirate Tri will not be cancelled for any reason other than severe conditions that pose extreme danger to athletes and volunteers. Race Management reserves the right to alter the course in whatever way they deem is in the best interest of the athletes and volunteers. This includes, but is not limited to, shortening or changing the course, removing one of the sports, postponing the start, etc. There are no refunds in the case of weather-caused changes or cancellations. If cancelled, the 2014 Pirate Tri will not be rescheduled.

 

Registration is now open! Use form below to sign up.

Individual Triathlon - $89

Relay Triathlon - $109

Entry fees will go up on May 4, 2014

All participants must have a one-day USA Triathlon membership ($12) or an annual membership. These are available to purchase as during the registration process.

Refund Policy: There will not be any refunds issued for the Pirate Tri, unless you have a refundable entry. Please click here to read the full refund policy.

T-shirt Policy:

In order to offer a fair system of distributing race t-shirts, we have created the following policy: Athletes that register within three weeks of the race date are not guaranteed a t-shirt size. They will be able to choose from all shirts that remain available after the race or can order the desired size at that time. There will be a $5 fee for any shirt ordered after the race. If you want to be guaranteed a t-shirt size, please register early!

Want to be a huge part of making Pirate 2014 a success?

Be a Race Volunteer and Join the Fun

CHECK SOON TO SIGN UP!

We are looking for volunteers in the following areas:

Pre-Race Registration

Setup on Friday

Transition Area Monitors

Body Marking

Pool Monitors

Bike Monitors

Run Monitors

Water Stations

Finish Area

Timing Support

Post-Race Festivities

Clean-up and Break down

Volunteers receive a great race shirt, food, drink, coffee, and the excitement of being a part of an outstanding event.

For more information about specific times, responsibilities, and opportunities, please click here and send us an e-mail.

 

 

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Swim Course

Bike Course

Run Course

 

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