The Sebago Lake Triathlon is a fun, adult triathlon that takes place at Point Sebago Resort each June. With a beach, playground, and snack bar at the venue, the Sebago Lake Triathlon is a great event for the whole family.
Olympic – 7:30a Tentative Start Time
Sprint – 8:15a. Tentative Start Time
Offering both Sprint and Olympic distances race on beautiful Sebago Lake, the Sebago Lake Triatlon offers the premiere Maine race weekend. From the protected swim on Sebago Lake to the challenging bike course on country roads and run through Point Sebago Resort, the Sebago Lake Triathlon promises you safe scenic races, great post race barbeque, professional announcer and music and more!
PLEASE DO NOT ARRIVE AT POINT SEBAGO BEFORE 5:30a
PLEASE NOTE, THE TRANSITION WILL CLOSE 30 MINUTES BEFORE THE START OF EACH RACE FOR THE RESPECTIVE DISTANCES
For 2017 we have a tiered pricing schedule that includes significant discounts for early registration. Register early to receive the best pricing!
Included with your entry: Race Tech Shirt, Finisher Glass (to drink your FREE BEER), post race BBQ (way better than a few granola bars!) and of course a scenic and safe course through the Maine Lakes Region.
USA Triathlon (USAT)
Members will be required to be a one day membership during the registration for $15
What is USAT? USA Triathlon (“USAT”) is the national sanctioning body for the sport. Every participant in the Polarbear must have an Annual USAT Membership or purchase a one-day license for $15.
Pricing and Entry Deadlines
(PLEASE SEE THE NOTE REGARDING THE $5 PARKING FEE BELOW)
|Deadline||Sprint||Sprint Relay||Olympic||Olympic Aquabike||Olympic Relay|
|In person at packet pick-up||$104||$149||$124||$104||$169|
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 staying at the resort overnight and enjoying many of the family friendly activities or carpooling as much as possible.
The Sebago Lake Triathlon 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 $25. This will provide peace-of-mind, knowing that your entire entry fee is refundable up until three days before the race. If you are interested in this option, we recommend that you read the details by clicking here.
YOU MUST HAVE YOUR ID AND USAT CARD IF YOU’RE AN ANNUAL MEMBER TO PICK-UP YOUR PACKET
Tentative Packet Pick-up Schedule
There are three available times for packet pick-up:
FRIDAY, JUNE 9th at Gorham Bike and Ski from 4p to 6p
SATURDAY, JUNE 10th at Point Sebago Resort at the Welcome Center from 12p to 3p
SUNDAY, JUNE 11th at Point Sebago Resort from 6:15a to 7:15a, in Sebago Square (under the tent by the restaurant off the beach).
WE STRONGLY ENCOURAGE YOU TO PICK-UP YOUR PACKET IN ADVANCE AT ONE OF THE OPPORTUNITIES AT GORHAM BIKE AND SKI OR IN BRUNSWICK, MAINE
Friday, June 9
|4:00p-6:00p||Packet Pick-up at Gorham Bike and Ski, Portlannd, Maine|
Saturday, June 10
|12:00p-3:00p||Packet Pick-up at Point Sebago Resort Gate House|
|1:00p||FREE Michael Phelps Swim Safe Certified Clinic – Meet at Welcome Center to Head into the resort with Heidi Pare the leader of the clinic.|
|2:30p||FREE Transition Clinic – Meet at Welcome Center|
|4:00p||FREE Bike Course Preview Clinic leaving from Welcome Center|
|3:00p||Packet Pick-up Closes for the day|
Sunday, June 11
|6:00a||Packet Pick-up opens|
|6:30a||Transition area opens, bike check begins, body marking begins, and race numbering timing chip pick-up is available|
|7:00a||Packet Pick-up ends|
|7:15a||Chip Pick-up and body marking ends|
|7:15a||Transition area closes for Olympic Athletes|
|7:20a||Opening remarks and mandatory pre-race meeting on the beach. All athletes must be out of the transiton area.|
|7:30a||Olympic and Aquabike First Swim Wave|
|7:45a||Transition area closes for Sprint Athletes|
|8:15a||Sprint First Wave|
|11:00a||Awards Ceremony (approximate)|
Courses Descriptions and Maps
.9 mile course in beautiful Sebago Lake around an island (see course maps for the swim course diagram). Average water temperature is in the mid 60s at that time of the year.
1/3 mile triangular course in beautiful Sebago Lake. Average water temperature is in the mid 60s at that time of the year.
The Sprint bike course will be a 13.8 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.
Stay tuned for the final layout of the 2017 bike course at the Sebago Lake Triathlon. The distance will be approximately 25 miles.
The Olympic run course will include two loops of the same run course as the sprint run and will be approximately 6.5 miles.
There will be one Transition Area adjacent to the beach. The transition area will open at 5:30 a.m. on Sunday (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.
The Sebago Lake Triathlon 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.
The Aquabike or Aquavelo is available for the Olympic distance participants. Aquabikers will go in the last wave, will swim the Olympic Swim Course, ride the Olympic Bike course and finish when they enter the transition area.
At the participants leasure aquabikers can go to the finish line for their pictures and glory before heading off to the beach side barbeque.
Relays are required to hand off the chip 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.
Top 3: Male/Female overall
Top 3: Male/Female overall Aquabike
Top 3 in each age category (19 and Under, then every 5 years up to 70 and over)
Top 3 Clydesadales (over 220 lbs) and Athenas (over 165lbs)
Top relay in each division (all-male, all-female, co-ed)
Please note that age (and age group) is based on Dec. 31st of this year, NOT what your age is on race day.
There is NO rain date, We Go Rain or Shine. In case of inclement weather, management reserves the right to cancel/alter/modify the race/course for safety concerns. In any case there will be No Refunds of race entry fees. Each athlete must except any such risk of their entry fee paid. There is no complementary race entry to a future race. All monies collected are used to develop and produce the event, including all race supplies, staffing, and administration. We pledge to make every effort to produce a fair, safe and exciting event for all. Any decision we make to go forth with the race is based on the overall event safety.
The race has 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 $25. This will provide peace-of-mind, knowing that your entire entry fee is refundable up until three days before the race. If you are interested in this option, we recommend that you read the details by clicking here.
There will be an awards ceremony and beach side barbeque with music and cold BEER available to all athletes. It is a fun, festive atmosphere for the whole family with playgrounds, mini water park and beach. Stick around and hang out with your family and fellow triathletes. It is the perfect way to enjoy the day!
There will be chip timing and results will be available the day after the race. Athletes will receive their swim, T1, bike, T2, run, and overall times.
Please click here for results
Please look over the rules – you are responsible for understanding them and abiding by them. They are available at www.usatriathlon.com.