Sebago Lake Triathlon - Tri-Maine

REGISTRATION OPENS 11/23 AT 12:01am

NEW in 2018, the The Sebago Lake Triathlon has moved to the beautiful campus of St. Joseph’s college.  This fun, adult triathlon takes place each June.

PLEASE NOTE THE NEW, EARLIER START TIMES:
Olympic – 7:00a Tentative Start Time

Sprint – 7:30a. Tentative Start Time

Sunday, June 10, 2018

Point Sebago Resort
Casco, Maine

Offering both Sprint and Olympic distances race on beautiful Sebago Lake, the Sebago Lake Triatlon offers the premiere Maine race weekend. From the swim on the clean, clear water of Sebago Lake to the challenging bike course on country roads and run on roads and trails across St. Joseph’s College, the Sebago Lake Triathlon promises you safe scenic races, great post race barbeque, professional announcer and music and more!

NEW FOR 2018! The Sebago Lake Triathlon will take place at St. Joseph’s College.  The Sprint race is part of the The New England Triathlon Tour,  a slate of 12 of the region’s marquee sprint triathlon events — from Maine to Connecticut. By competing in even one race this year, you may be eligible to win a free entry to the race of your choice next year! And the more races in which you compete, the greater your opportunity to succeed!
New England Triathlon Tour Logo

(Click the image for more info)

PLEASE DO NOT ARRIVE AT THE COLLEGE BEFORE 5:00a

PLEASE NOTE, THE TRANSITION WILL CLOSE 30 MINUTES BEFORE THE START OF EACH RACE FOR THE RESPECTIVE DISTANCES

No Pets
The Sebago Lake Triathlon will be sanctioned by USA Triathlon. If you are not an annual member of USA Triathlon, you will need to purchase a $15 one-day membership when you register.
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Pricing

For 2018 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
11/28 $70 $115 $90 $70 $135
12/31 $75 $120 $95 $75 $140
2/28 $79 $124 $99 $79 $144
5/4 $84 $129 $104 $84 $149
6/3 $89 $134 $109 $89 $154
6/8 $94 $139 $114 $94 $159
In person at packet pick-up $104 $149 $124 $104 $169

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.

Register

Packet Pick-Up

 

 

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 8th at Cyclemania, Portland, ME from 4p to 6p

SATURDAY, JUNE 9th at the venue at St. Joseph’s College from 12p to 3p

SUNDAY, JUNE 10th at St. Joseph’s from 5:45a to 6:30a, at the venue.

WE STRONGLY ENCOURAGE YOU TO PICK-UP YOUR PACKET IN ADVANCE AT CYCLEMANIA OR THE DAY BEFORE THE RACE

Timeline

 

Friday, June 8
4:00p-6:00p Packet Pick-up at Cyclemania in Portlannd, Maine
Saturday, June 9
12:00p-3:00p Packet Pick-up at the venue at St. Joseph’s College
2:30p FREE Transition Clinic – at Transition Area
4:00p FREE Bike Course Preview Clinic leaving from Transition Area
3:00p Packet Pick-up Closes for the day
7:00p FREE Michael Phelps Swim Safe Certified Clinic – Meet at transition area to Head to the swim course with Heidi Pare the leader of the clinic.
Sunday, June 10
5:45a Packet Pick-up opens
6:00a Transition area opens, bike check begins, body marking begins, and race numbering timing chip pick-up is available
6:30a Packet Pick-up ends
6:45a Chip Pick-up and body marking ends
6:45a Transition area closes for Olympic Athletes
6:50a Opening remarks and mandatory pre-race meeting on the beach. All athletes must be out of the transition area.
7:00a Olympic and Aquabike First Swim Wave
7:15a Transition area closes for Sprint Athletes
7:45a Sprint First Wave
10:30a Awards Ceremony (approximate)

Courses Descriptions and Maps

Olympic Swim
.9 mile course in beautiful Sebago Lake. Average water temperature is in the mid 60s at that time of the year.

Sprint Swim
1/3 mile triangular course in beautiful Sebago Lake. Average water temperature is in the mid 60s at that time of the year.
Bike – NEW COURSE FOR 2018!
Stay tuned for bike course maps and routes through the lake region and around the south and west sides of Sebago Lake.
Run
5k course through the campus. There will be aid stations approximately every 1 mile.
The Olympic run course will include two loops of the same run course as the sprint run and will be approximately 6.5 miles.
Transition Area
There will be one Transition Area adjacent to the finish. 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 body-marked 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 Sebago Lake Triathlon will finish near the transition.  More details on the finish area will follow.

Parking

 

Parking is conveniently located on campus a short distance from the transition area.  Please make sure friends, family and spectators arrive onsite early as the road into the campus will close when the race begins.

Aquabike

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

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.

Awards

 

Top 3: Male/Female overall
Top 3 in each age triathlon category (19 and Under, then every 5 years up to 70 and over)
Top 3: Male/Female overall Aquabike
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.

Lodging

More information coming soon! 

Inclement Weather

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.

Post Race

There will be an awards ceremony and beach side barbecue 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!

Results

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

Rules

Please look over the rules – you are responsible for understanding them and abiding by them. They are available at www.usatriathlon.com.

Sunday, June 10, 2018

St. Joseph’s College
Standish, Maine

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