TUESDAY, JULY 5
7 pm: A “first look” at the race, provided by your race directors and held via zoom. All athletes will receive an email with access instructions. (If you do not receive, email firstname.lastname@example.org). We’ll talk through the swim, bike and run — as well as provide tips to make your race day experience a wonderful one. And we’ll answer every question. Ideal for those who will be racing Falmouth for the first time! LINK TO MEETING
FRIDAY, JULY 8
Evening: Swim course is expected to be marked with small yellow buoys.
SATURDAY, JULY 9
5-7 pm: Registration and packet pick-up will be held at the Mullen-Hall School, 130 Katharine Lee Bates Rd, Falmouth. NOT AT THE RACE SITE! Don’t forget your ID and USAT card (if you have a card). Packet pick-up will also be the morning of the event at the race start at Surf Drive Beach.
Remember: you cannot park at the beach day of race! (see below). Don’t forget to bring a legal ID and — if you’re a member — your USAT ID card!
6 pm: Open-water swim clinic with Trish Cundiff of AquaSafe Swim Programs. Held on the beach, Trish will answer your questions and provide some great tips. Get in the water if you’d like (at your own risk)!
SUNDAY, JULY 10
5:00 – 6:00 am: As you arrive, remember there is no parking at (or near) the race venue! Read detailed instructions below.
5:30 – 6:30 am: On-site registration or packet pick-up. Don’t forget to bring a legal ID and — if you’re a member — your USAT ID card!
5:30 am: Transition area opens
5:45-6:30: Swim warm-up/scouting along the course allowed
6:30 am: Pre-race announcements in transition area
6:45 am: Transition area closes, all athletes on beach
7:00 am: First wave start. Waves will start with 2-minute intervals between waves. (8 athletes will depart every 10 seconds within a wave)
8:00 am: Food service begins, and continues until the very last finisher. (Thanks to our lunch sponsor: Rexel Energy Solutions!)
9:00 am: Optional post-race recovery yoga on the beach with Terry Walsh
9:30 am (approximate): Awards ceremony, with awards 3-deep in each 5-year age group. Also: aquabikes and relays