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Athlete Information

Sunday - July 21, 2013

    

Ocean Beach, New London CT

Start Time:

7:00 AM

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Post Race Party:

Our post race party lets you stick your toes in the sand and take a refreshing dip in the ocean. We offer athletes a spread of fresh and healthy foods. There are plenty of familiy activities too. Spend the day at Ocean Beach’s amusement park, miniature golf, olympic size pool and waterslide. And did we mention the mile long, sugar sand beach?

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This event is timed by Bay State Race Services and uses the Winning Time Chip system - 5 splits and finish time recorded - the chip is worn on a velcro strap on the ankle and will be distributed at packet pick-up. Chip must be returned at the finish line. $30 fee for unreturned chip.

CATEGORIES:
  • Top three overall male and female finishers
  • Male Age Group
  • Female Age Group
  • Clydesdale (men 220+lbs.)
  • Athena (women 165+lbs.)
  • Teams (Male, Female, Mixed)

AGE GROUP DIVISIONS:
  • 5-year age groups from 16-80+

AWARDS:
  • Top 3 overall male/female
  • Top 3 in each male/female age division
  • Top 3 Clydesdale and Athena 
  • Top team in each team category

No "double dipping"

Prizes

Top Competitive Club wins $300; Club with the most participants wins $300

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Articles to help prepare for this event:

Proper Hydration For Distance Running

Newcomers and seasoned triathletes may find the Triathlon Checklist (28k PDF) helpful.

USA Triathlon Rules
The race will be officiated by USA Triathlon. All rules will be enforced, especially, bar ends must be plugged. Any bike without bar ends plugged will not be allowed to race. Be prepared. Plugs are easy to get at your bike shop. As a participant, it is your responsibility to know the rules for an event sanctioned by USA Triathlon.

USAT Commonly Violated Rules

 

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  • Plenty of free parkting on site at Ocean Beach Park on race morning.  
  • Long Island residents:  Take advantage of the convenient Orient Point, LI to New London, CT ferry.  Only four miles between ferry landing and Ocean Beach Park.
  • Cross Sound Ferry Services, Inc.
    2 Ferry Street, New London CT 06320
    860-443-5281

Ocean Beach Park - New London

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Radisson Hotels

Radisson- New London

35 Gov. Winthrop Blvd.
New London CT 06320

Reservations: 
800-333-3333