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
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!
(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
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|
|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.
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
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
.9 mile course in beautiful Sebago Lake. 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.
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.
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.
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.
The Sebago Lake Triathlon will finish near the transition. More details on the finish area will follow.
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.
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 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.
More information coming soon!
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 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!
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.
Sunday, June 10, 2018
St. Joseph’s College