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. Olympic Swim: .9 mile swim in the calm basin of beautiful Sebago Lake. Average water temperature is in the mid 60s at that time of the year.
Sprint Bike: 14 mile lollipop course with varied terrain, including two climbs, on low traffic country roads. Enjoy views of Mount Washington and Sebago Lake. There are no aid stations, but there will be lead and sweep vehicles. All athletes must be off the course by 10:45am. If you are not finished with the bike leg by that time, you will be picked up by a sweep vehicle and returned to the transition area. You will be allowed to finish the rest of the race, but your time will be considered unofficial and you will not be eligible for awards. Olympic Bike: One extended loop on Route 11 distance is 24.2 Miles.
Sprint Run: 3.3 mile course through the resort, slightly uphill on the way out and downhill on the way back. There will be aid stations approximately every 1 mile. Olympic Run: 2 loops of the sprint course for 6.5 Miles
Transition Area The transition area will open at 5:30am on 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 bodymarked 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 Tri finishes along the waterfront, between the lake and the lagoon. It is a short walk from the transition area and provides spectacular views of Sebago. There is a large tent set up for the post-race festivities, which will take place regardless of the weather.
Relays: Relay members are required to hand off the timing chip after each leg of the race. The handoff takes place 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.
Timing Professional chip timing will be provided by All Sports Events. Every athlete and relay team will receive a timing chip to be worn around the ankle. Participants will receive times for swim, bike, run, T1, T2, and finish.
Awards: Top 3: Male/Female overall, Top 3 in each age category (Male and Female every 5 years and U-19) Top Coed, All-Male, and All-Female Relays Please note that age (and age group) is based on Dec. 31st of this year, NOT what your age is on race day.
Entry Fee Includes: Your place at the start line; a great technical t-shirt; chip-timing; well-marked and scenic course; on-course support; post-race refreshments; sponsor schwag, finisher award (pirate theme!); high quality, safe and fun experience.
Packet Pick-up There are three available times for packet pick-up:
Saturday, June 10th at Point Sebago Resort at the Welcome Center. 12:00 pm to 5pm
SUNDAY, JUNE 11th at Point Sebago Resort from 6:15 am to 7:30 am, in Sebago Square (near the Snack Bar).
USAT Sanctioning: The Sebago Lake Tri 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 as part of your registration.
Resort Parking Fee: All cars will need to pay a $5 parking fee when they arrive at the resort. This covers the resort entrance fee for all the passengers as well. We recommend carpooling as much as possible.
Great Deals on Lodging! The Resort is offering 1-night Tent or Park Home stays. Save the time and hassle of driving to the race and wake up at the venue! Call the resort at 800-530-1555 and mention that you competing in the race to reserve discounted pricing.
Rules: Please look over the rules - you are responsible for understanding them and abiding by them. They are available on the USA Triathlon website.
Inclement Weather: The Sebago Lake Tri will not be cancelled for any reason other than severe conditions that pose extreme danger to athletes and volunteers. Race Management reserves the right to alter the course in whatever way they deem is in the best interest of the athletes and volunteers. This includes, but is not limited to, shortening or changing the course, removing one of the sports, postponing the start, etc. There are no refunds in the case of weather-caused changes or cancellations. If cancelled, the Sebago Lake Triathlon will not be rescheduled.http://tri-maine.com/refund-policies