Our race includes two waves, a bike/run short course for 5-8 year olds and run/bike/run long course for 8-12 year olds. The bike and run course will be separated going in opposite directions from Cove Street at the intersection with the Bayside Trail.
Packet Pick UP
Saturday, July 14th from 12pm-4pm at Cyclemania, 65 Cove Street, Portland. We strongly encourage everyone to pick up their packets on Saturday. Parents/guardians will have to sign the race waiver at packet pick up.
We will have volunteers on hand to go over the course, transition and other race details with any participant and their families.
Race Day Schedule
6:45am - Transition opens
7:40am - Announcements and national anthem (kids can be in transition area or lined up in front of finish line)
7:55am - Wave 1 (ages 7-8) lines up two by two on their bikes from the start line back toward finish
8:00am - Wave 1 starts, wave 2 (6 year olds) line up
8:03am - Wave 2 starts, wave 3 lines up (5 years olds) line up with training wheels in the back
8:06am - Wave 3 starts
8:30am - 8-12 year olds transition closes, they start to line up on sidewalk along Anderson Street, away from finish line
8:45am (or when last younger athlete is done) - Wave 4 starts on run (all ages together)
Course (maps below)
Transition will be in the Cyclemania parking lot with separate transition areas for each wave. Both are out and back on Bayside and East End Trails.
Wave 1 - 5-8 years*
1 mile bike, 1/3 mile run
* We will have additional waves within this age group to spread out the bikes. Training wheels will go last.
Wave 2 - 8-12 years
.8 mile run, 3 mile bike, .8 mile run
Wave 1 bike Course & Map
Participants will leave in waves to spread out the bikes. They will bike down Cove Street to the Bayside Trail and turn right. They will continue under the bridge and make a sharp left turn onto Sewage Plant Road. They will continue on the right side of the road inside the cones and then make a left turn onto Cove Street and back to transition. View course here.
Wave 1 Run Course & Map
Participants will run down Cove Street to the Bayside Trail and turn left. They will continue until just before the Fleet Feet Maine Running Store and turn back. They will turn right onto Cove Street to the finish. View course here.
Wave 2 Run Course & Map
Participants will run down Cove Street to the Bayside Trail and turn left. They will continue all the way to the Franklin Arterial and turn back. They will turn right onto Cove Street to transition or the finish. View course here.
Wave 2 bike Course & Map
Participants will bike down Cove Street to the Bayside Trail and turn right. They will continue under the bridge and make a left and then a quick right to follow the East End Trail. They will continue on the right side of the trail until the turn around point just past East End Beach. They will go through the grass to the dirt trail and back until it meets back with the paved trail. They will take a slight left onto Sewage Plant Rd and continue on the right of the road inside the cones. They will make a left onto Cove Street and back to transition. View course here.