Race in beautiful Long Pond and along rural country roads that pass lakes, farms and cranberry bogs in Southeast Massachusetts as part of this half distance triathlon (1.2 mile swim/56 mile bike/13.1 mile run) and aquabike (1.2 mile swim/56 mile bike) organized by Sun Multisport Events. Now in it';s 7th year, the Patriot Half has a reputation for being a safe, scenic and well organized event that is ideal for seasoned long course veterans as well as triathletes looking to complete their first half distance race. Entry fee for the Patriot Half includes terrific swag, a pass to the post-race catered meal and a chance to win valuable giveaways.
- Individual (Age Group, Athena, Clydesdale, Paratriathlete, Aquabike)
- Relay teams
- Individual: $200 until 10/31/12; $215 from 11/1/12 until 12/31/12; $225 thereafter
- Relays: $300 until 10/31/12; $310 from 11/1/12 until 12/31/12; $325 thereafter
- NOTE: The Patriot Half is a USAT sanctioned event; USAT Annual members will need to have a valid USAT license on race. If you are not an annual member, you will be required to purchase a 1-day USAT license for $12.
30 Charity slots have been reserved to benefit Reserve Aid and Soldiers Care Package. Reserve Aid makes need based grants to military families who have a Reservist or National Guard member on full time deployment or who has recently returned from deployment to a combat zone or homeland security position. Soldier Care Package is facilitated by the First Baptist Church of Hingham, MA and is a care package program for deployed U.S. Soldiers in the Middle East.
Registration fee protection
As a service to paid registrants in the 2013 Patriot Half, Sun Multisport Events is providing you with the opportunity for registration fee protection -- absolutely free through 365Competitiors, LLC. This service offers you 100% reimbursement of your registration fee and related online processing fee if you get sick or injured and can';t race. This service is subject to terms and conditions including submission of a claim form signed by your doctor within 3 days prior to the event. The coverage is applied automatically and effective immediately when you register to participate in the 2013 Patriot Half. However, it';s a limited-time offer... you must register by December 31, 2012 to receive this benefit. Go to http://www.365competitors.com/SprintA/ for important details. Please note the registration fee protection service will NOT be included with your registration if you register AFTER 12/31/12.
Race management reserves the right to alter or cancel all or part of the race due to inclement weather, acts of God or other unforseen circumstances that threaten the safety of participants or are out of our control. In the event of cancellation a partial credit towards the 2014 Patriot Half would be offered.
Event schedule and times
* 4:00pm-7:00pm: Race packet pick-up at Cathedral Camp
Saturday, 6/15/13 (RACE DAY!):
* 5:00am: Transition opens/race packet pick-up begins
* 6:30am: Race packet pick-up concludes
* 7:00am: Race start