Date: Sunday July 28th, 2013 Site: South Kingstown Town Beach, South Kingstown, RI Start Time: Start time for the first wave is 6:45 am. Cost: $85 2-3 person relay teams $140 (Non-USAT members add $10 each) Distance: ¼ mile swim, 11 mile bike, 3.1 mile run
Packet Pick-Up and New Registration:
Friday, July 26th at NBX Bikes4-7pm
Saturday, July 27th from 4-7pm at South Kingstown TownBeach
or Sunday, July 28th at the race site from 5-6:15am
NEW REGISTRATION is available at all packet pick up times, as well as race morning!
All pre-registered entrants MUST pick up their packet in person due to insurance purposes.
THERE ARE NO EXCEPTIONS!
All participants must show a photo ID and their up-to-date USAT card (unless a one day membership is being purchased). Each packet will include your assigned bib number and bike number. Bib number must be worn during the run leg (via safety pins or a race belt). Bike number must be affixed to your bike. During packet pick up, you'll be issued a unique wrist band which must be worn through the end of the race.
Race Day Parking: IMPORTANT! – NO PARKING ALLOWED AT SOUTH KINGSTOWN TOWN BEACH.
All Racers and Spectators MUST PARK their cars at Matunuck Elementary School. Rules will be strictly enforced by race coordinators and South Kingstown Police. Vehicles parked at the Town Beach, or in 'No Parking' zones WILL BE TOWED.
RACERS and SPECTATORS:
Parking has been reserved at the Matunuck Elementary School parking lot
for all spectators and racers. Shuttle buses will be available for transportation.
The first shuttle bus to take spectators to South Kingstown Town Beach will leave Matunuck Elementary School at 5:30 am. The last shuttle will leave the Elementary School at 6:45 am. Anyone arriving after this time will need to walk 1/2 mile to the Town Beach.
Feel free to throw your backpack on and bike or walk to the South Kingstown Town Beach.
Photos: Capstone Photography www.capstonephoto.com
The course begins with a swim at South Kingstown Town Beach on Matunuck Beach Road followed by a fast bike course that winds through the Matunuck and Moonstone Beaches of RI, and concludes with a scenic run along the waterfront on Matunuck Beach Road.
The .25 mile ocean swim is in open ocean off of the South Kingstown Town Beach in Matunuck. Held in water no deeper than 15 ft with an average temperature of 65 degrees. Wetsuits highly recommended. In the event of poor swim conditions, the race director and the South Kingstown Harbor Master reserve the right to shorten, alter or eliminate the swim course.
The bike course includes 11 miles of scenic roads winding through the Matunuck Beach and Moonstone Beach sections of South Kingstown. The course will begin at the beach and bikers will travel thru bike out and mount on Card's Pond road. Riders will continue down Card's Pond until it ends and the course makes a right onto Moonstone Beach Road. Proceed through the first stop and continue on Moonstone Beach road until it merges onto Route 1 North. Continue out to U.S. Route 1 North. Stay on Route 1 North and turn right back on to Matunuck Beach Road. Riders will then make a right onto Card's Pond Road and repeat the course again, following to Bike Dismount adjacent to Bike Mount on Card's Pond Road. The course is not closed to traffic. Athletes must stay to the far right at all times, unless passing another cyclist. Drafting is not permitted and will be enforced. Pass only on the left; do not pass any cyclist on their right.
The 3.1 mile out and back run winds around the ocean and pond fronts of Matunuck Beach. Runners take a right out of the Town Beach and follow Matunuck Beach Rd to its end at deep hole. They'll bear left, then right down Ocean Ave. At its end they will turn around, head back down Matunuck Beach Rd, making a right onto Prospect Rd. Runners will follow Prospect Rd to its end, turn around then make a right back onto Matunuck Beach Rd. Follow Matunuck Beach Rd, turning left back into the Town Beach with a photo finish just a short distance from the transition area. Herbalife Hydrate available at water stations.
Refunds: No refunds or credit will be given if the race is cancelled due to weather. Click here for the refund policy.
Post Race Party:
At the Registration Tent!
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