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The 2016 ATHLETE GUIDE IS NOW AVAILABLE.

If you did not receive a copy via e-mail, please contact us so that we can updated your contact information.

In 2016, The Boston Triathlon will host multiple races, including a Sprint, an Olympic, and a Kids’ Splash and Dash.

*** OLYMPIC DISTANCE RACE IS NOW SOLD OUT ***

THE SPRINT RACE

750m swim, 17.5K bike, 5.5K run

Start time is 8:40AM

THE OLYMPIC RACE

1.5K swim, 35K bike, 10K run

Start time is 7:00AM

KIDS’ SPLASH & DASH

Click here for more details

Start time is 12:00PM

PACKET PICKUP SCHEDULE

Saturday, July 30th

3:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. @ Transition Area (DCR Mother’s Rest).  Parking will be available at Corcoran Jennison (enter from Mt Vernon Street).

3:00PM – Packet Pickup Opens at DCR Mother’s Rest, next to DCR Carson Beach

** NEW THIS YEAR: OPTIONAL BIKE DROP OFF. To ease congestion on race morning, we are offering athletes the chance to rack their bikes on Saturday. We will have security all night watching the Transition Area.

4:00PM – Swim Safety Clinic with Swim Director Heidi Pare (DCR Carson Beach)

5:00PM – Olympic Triathlon Info Meeting at DCR Mother’s Rest

5:30PM – Sprint Triathlon Info Meeting at DCR Mother’s Rest

7:00PM – Packet Pickup Closes

Sunday, July 31st

5:30AM – Registration Opens (Boston Teacher’s Union)

5:30AM – Transition Area opens (DCR Mother’s Rest)

6:50AM – Registration Closes

7:20AM – Transition Area closes

RACE SCHEDULE

5:30 AM     TRANSITION AREA & PACKET PICKUP OPENS

6:45 AM     MANDATORY MEETING FOR OLYMPIC DISTANCE ATHLETES (INCLUDING RELAYS)

6:58 A.M.    OLYMPIC ELITE WAVE START

7:00 A.M.    OLYMPIC AGE GROUP START (WAVES EVERY 5 MIN)

7:20 A.M.    TRANSITION AREA CLOSES

8:20 A.M.    MANDATORY MEETING FOR SPRINT DISTANCE ATHLETES

8:40 A.M.     SPRINT AGE GROUP START (WAVES EVERY 5 MIN)

11:30 A.M.    AWARDS CEREMONY IN BEER GARDEN

NOON           KIDS RACES AT DCR CARSON BEACH