The Basics

Maine State Triathlon
Sunday, Aug 7, 2016 — 25th annual!
#mainestatetri

New for 2016:
Maine’s First Returnable-Plastic-Bottle-Free Triathlon

(Seeking a Title Sponsor for 2016.)

  • 750 meter swim (.46 mile)
  • 24k bike (14.9 mile)
  • 5.8k run (3.6 mile)

    Tech tee at check-in/packet pick-up —  NO WAITING IN LINE!

Individuals and Teams

8:00 AM Start
(We love the Davis family — they let us inundate their yard for this tri, so please do not arrive at race venue before 6:00am Sunday.  They have babies & dogs at a family weekend.  The first car pulls in; sleeping in is out the window!
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Chip timing by Back 40 Timing

Proceeds benefit the Bethel Area Chamber and all it does to promote the Bethel, Maine area.

(To be determined: Saturday, August 6, 2016 at 3:00pm.
Maine State Kids’ Triathlon)

Entry Fees 2016

Individual:
$72 Registration by July 24, 2016 / $82 after July 24

Teams:
$124 Registration by July 24, 2016 / $134 after July 24

– Registration closes Saturday, August 6 at 6:30pm ET.
– NO day-of-race registrations.
– All cancellations: $10.00 handling fee.  No refunds within 2 weeks of event.

Maine State Triathlon Schedule (More info on FAQs page.)

Saturday, August 6, 2016 | DAY-BEFORE SCHEDULE

3:00-6:30pm: Packet pick-up, strongly recommended (your packet and/or a friend’s packet)
Bethel Area Chamber of Commerce office
8 Station Place, Bethel, ME 04217 (behind The Gem Theater, formerly Casablanca Cinema 4.  We’ve got a movie theater in town again.  Yay!)

7:00pm:  Competitors’ meeting, strongly recommended
Bethel Area Chamber of Commerce office
8 Station Place, Bethel, ME 04217 (behind The Gem Theater, formerly Casablanca Cinema 4.  We’ve got a movie theater in town again.  Yay!)

Sunday, August 7, 2016 | RACE-DAY SCHEDULE

6:30-7:00am: Packet Pick-up (for those who did not pick up on Saturday), Davises’ yard.
(May refresh ink body marking at this time.)  See above note about NOT arriving before 6am, come hell or high water!

6:15-7:30am:  Chip pick-up for all racers at Back 40 Timing truck at Songo Pond.

7:45am:  Transition zone closes.

7:50am:  Pre-race briefing at water.

8:00am: Race starts – Waves and start times for waves

8:00am – All men, except novices
8:03am – All women, except novices
8:06am – Novices (men & women); all teams (male, female, coed)

10:00am or so:  Transition zone opens when last runner is out on course. Transition is CLOSED to any participant who has completed his/her event; open when open to all.)

Giveaways and food and drink following race, while awaiting results.

10:30am:  Awards – Top 3 overall winners in age categories results.
– Age used for age groups is your age as of Dec. 31, 2016.