Megunticook Race Festival

Saturday, August 31st
2019 Marks the 39th Year of the Triathlon
**New in 2019** Planning is underway for a kid’s aquathlon


The Megunticook Race Festival builds on the history of the original Tinman and Maine Sport Triathlon, one of the longest-standing races in the U.S.  It is organized by a group of dedicated and passionate local volunteers and supported through local business sponsorship. All profits go to One Community Many Voices


This race is a great, family-friendly event.  We aim to put on a quality race with chip timing, but will be keeping costs low in order to maximize funds going to our local community.  So that means volunteer race directors and limited race swag.

LOCATION: Barrett’s Cove Public Beach 104 Beaucaire Ave, Camden ME


Olympic – Individual or Relay Teams

 Sprint – Individual Only

5K Run/Walk 

  • 3.2 mile run


RACE DAY SCHEDULE: This is an approximate and TENTATIVE schedule.  Check back before race day!

7:00 AM-8:30AM Race Check-in, Transition and Day of Registration is Open for all races – Day of Registration only by CASH OR CHECK.  We don’t have the ability to take credit cards at this race venue sorry! Race Day Registration pricing is as follows: Sprint $80, Olympic $100, Olympic Relay $125, 5k $25.  This race has chip timing and you will be given a race bib to wear for the 5K and run portion of the triathlon.  Relay teams receive ONE chip that must be handed off in the transition area at the bike.


8:30AM Kids Aquathlon – parent’s must sign a waiver at check-in

8:45AM Mandatory Pre-race meeting on the beach.  Transition area closes.

9:00AM Olympic Triathlon Swim Start – single “mass start”

9:05AM Sprint Triathlon Swim Start

9:30AM-9:45AM 5K Run start (once all bikes are out of transition)

11:00 AM  Approximate time for 5K Race Awards

11:30AM Cut Off – Triathletes must have STARTED the run course by 11:30am, Race directors reserve the option to kindly remove racers from the course who haven’t met this time cut-off due to safety and course volunteers.  But we will do our best to allow everyone to finish.

12:30PM Race Awards and Prizes for Sprint and Olympic Triathlon.   You will get your race results at the finish with our cool timing system by age-group, We have some awards for overall top 3 winners, and recognition for the fastest racer in each 10-year age-groups


On Course Water Station:  There will be TWO(2nd one is on Olympic course only) water stations located on the run course.  If you feel you will need more water than this please carry your own water bottle.

Food: PenBay YMCA Sailfish Team is running a morning snacks and post-race food truck from 8:30am-10:30am there will be water, juice, coffee, muffins, bread, cliff bars and fruit for sale.  From 10:30am-1:00pm there will be hamburgers, hotdogs, salads, Mac-n-cheese, deserts, drinks, etc.  Please bring some extra cash to support our local swim team.

Drink: Drouthy Bear is having a beer tent this year at Barrett’s Cove.  All racers 21+ get a free beer ticket.  All others 21+ can make a donation to One Community Many Voices for a beer.

Register by clicking here.

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