Sebago Lake Triathlon - Tri-Maine

Sebago Lake Triathlon Athlete Guide

Offering both Sprint and Olympic distances race on beautiful Sebago Lake, the Sebago Lake Triathlon offers the premiere Maine race weekend as the 2021 USA Triathlon Maine Age Group and High School State Championships, a qualifier for the Toyota USA Triathlon Age Group National Championships and Youth and Junior Nationals. From the swim on the clean, clear water of Sebago Lake to the challenging bike course on country roads and run on trails across St. Joseph’s College, the Sebago Lake Triathlon promises you safe scenic races, great post race barbecue, professional announcer and music and more!

The Sebago Lake Triathlon will take place at St. Joseph’s College.

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

There wil likely be modified COVID-19 protocols in place that will be announced as we get closer to the events.  Masks will be required in the venue and on campus when you are not racing.

The Sebago Lake Triathlon takes place on the beautiful campus of St. Joseph’s college.  This fun, adult triathlon takes place each June.

Olympic – 7:00a
Sprint – 7:30a

We’re excited to host the 2021 USA Triathlon Age Group and High School Maine State Championships, a qualifier for the Toyota USA Triathlon Age Group National Championships and Youth and Junior Nationals.

Sunday, June 20, 2021

St. Joseph’s College
Standish, Maine

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

We have a tiered pricing schedule that includes significant discounts for early registration.  Register early to receive the best pricing!

Included with your entry: Official Race Shirt, post race food (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 Sebago Lake Triathlon must have an Annual USAT Membership or purchase a one-day license for $15. Youth Memberships are $10 and valid for the entire year.

High School Student pricing is free!  Simply purchase your USA Triathlon Membershp ($10 and valid for a year)

Pricing and Entry Deadlines (does not include online processing fees)

Deadline Sprint Sprint Relay HS Champ (Sprint) Olympic Olympic Aquabike Olympic Relay Virtual
7-Feb $75 $120 $0 $95 $75 $140 $35
28-Feb $80 $125 $0 $100 $80 $145 $35
15-Apr $85 $130 $0 $105 $85 $150 $35
23-May $90 $135 $0 $110 $90 $155 $35
13-Jun $95 $140 $25 $115 $95 $160 $40
17-Jun $100 $145 $25 $120 $100 $165 $45
Last Minute $105 $150 $25 $125 $105 $170 $45

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

Timeline

TENTATIVE SCHEDULE, SUBJECT TO CHANGE

Friday, June 18th

4:00 pm Packet pickup Opens – Cyclemania 65 Cove St, Portland, ME 04101
5:00 pm Cyclemania / Packet Pick-up Closes

Saturday, June 19th

2:00 pm Packet Pickup opens
2:00 pm FREE Swim Clinic – Meet at Alfond Center
3:30 pm FREE Transition Clinic with Pro Triathlete Jesse Vondracek – Meet at Transition behind Alfond Center
4:00 pm Packet pickup closes
4:30 pm FREE SPRINT Bike Course Preview Clinic with Pro Triathlete Jesse Vondracek leaving from Transition behind Alfond Center (slow, all pace ride)

Sunday, June 20th

5:30 am Transition area Opens, bike check, body marking, and chip pick-up at Transition
6:40 am Transition area closes for Olympic athletes
6:30 am Opening remarks and mandatory pre-race meeting AT TRANSITION
7:00 am OLYMPIC and AQUABIKE
7:10 am Transition area closes for Sprint Athletes
7:30 am SPRINT
9:30 am Post race Barbeque Begins
10:30 am Awards Ceremony (approximate time)
11:30 am BBQ Ends and event wraps up!

Packet Pick-Up

 YOU MUST HAVE YOUR ID TO PICK-UP YOUR PACKET

Friday, June 18th

4:00 pm Packet pickup Opens – Cyclemania 65 Cove St, Portland, ME 04101
5:00 pm Cyclemania / Packet Pick-up Closes

Saturday, June 19th

2:00 pm Packet Pickup Alfond Center St Joseph’s College opens
4:00 pm Packet pickup Alfond Center St Joseph’s College closes

Sunday, June 20th

5:30 am Packet Pickup Alfond Center St Joseph’s College opens
6:30 am Packet pickup Alfond Center St Joseph’s College closes

Courses Descriptions and Maps

Duathlon Run 1

 Swim

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.  There is a 1/4 mile dirt road up to the finish.  We will provide for a mini transition at the swim exit.

Bike

Sprint Bike Course
13.1 Miles

Olympic Bike Course
22.8 Miles

DOWNLOAD UPDATED MAP AND TURN LIST

Run

3 mile course through the campus on wooded trails with many bridges.  The red loop is fairly flat. The new blue finish loop will be mostly on pavement! There will be aid stations approximately every 1 mile.


The Olympic run course has been UPDATED! It will include two laps of the red course and the blue finish loop and will be approximately 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 on the grass in front of Xavier Hall.

Parking

 

Parking is conveniently located on campus a short distance from the transition area.  PLEASE COME TO THE VENUE ONLY VIA Rt 302 to White Bridges Rd and turn right on to Wisterlea Way coming to campus and leave by making a left out of Wisterlea way. This will allow to you leave after your event is complete while we still have cyclists coming and going from campus.  Thanks for your assistance making the event as safe as possible for all participants.

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 (As PER USA Triathlon Guidelines they WILL be eligible for age group awards)
Top 3 in each age triathlon category (16 and Under, 17-19, 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) (will race in age group for USA Triathlon Championship Qualifying)
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.

Inclement Weather & Other Race Cancellations

There is NO rain date, We Go Rain or Shine. In the case of foul weather or inclement conditions, Acts of God, or other reasons the race cannot be executed as planned, management reserves the right to cancel, postpone, reschedule, switch to virtual for all participants, alter, modify the race / course, remove one or more of the legs (swim, bike, or run), or cancel the race altogether.

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 and we will do everything in our power to prevent changes to the published race course and schedule; however, there are many factors and stakeholders involved..Any decision we make to go forth with the race is based on the overall event safety. In the case of a change or cancellation due to factors beyond our control, we are unable to offer any refunds for any entry, regardless of what type it is.

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.

 

 

Wetsuits

Water temperatures have ranged from the low 60s to low 70s for this race.  Wetsuits are STRONGLY recommended and may be required.  You can receive a discount through our partners JustWetsuits.com and Wetsuitrental.com. They provide the largest selection to fit any body type and best service including at least 7 brands of high quality wet suits! Once you’ve registered, look for emails with discount codes or simply email us at [email protected] for more information.  The deals are just too good to post here!

 

 

Post Race

We will make every effort to have an awards ceremony in a safe way and hope this will be possible at the time of the event.  A Post race celebration with music and refreshments will be subject to retrictions and the ongoing pandemnic.  We hope to have a a fun, festive atmosphere celebration for the whole family where you want to stick around and hang out with your family and fellow triathletes, but we can’t know if this will be possible until closer to the event.

 

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 20, 2021

St. Joseph’s College Standish, Maine