The Basics

SAVE THE DATE:
2017 Maine State Triathlon is Sunday, August 6, 2017.

Maine State Triathlon

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

New for 2016:
– Maine’s First No-single-use Plastic Bottles Triathlon
– More Porta-potties
-Smaller waves

– No waiting in line for tech tee

  • 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.

Saturday, August 6, 2016 at 11am (new time)
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

Four Waves                                     Start Time     Cap (provided)    Count as of 08/04/2016

1) Regular Men                                8:00am           yellow caps               42
2) Regular Women                          8:03am           blue caps                   31
3) Teams (men & women)              8:06am           red caps                     10
4) Novices (men & women)            8:09am           white caps                 16

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.  Exception has been made to Saul Sola who must catch a plane!)
NO FAMILY/SPECTATORS IN ZONE!

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.