Registration Limits - The Osprey Traithlon can safely accommodate 500 racers. If racer participation reaches 500 before registration cut-off date. The Maryland Coastal Bays Program reserves the right to close registration early. Having both a safe and fun race is paramount to who we are.
Race entry exchanges - Exchanges or transfers of race entry to other non-registered athletes are only permitted up to a week before the race and there isa $10 fee.
Registration/Donation Refunds - Unfortunately, we do not allow refunds
Lodging - There are several Ocean City hotels that have graciously sponsored our event and are offering discounts to participants desiring overnight accommodations. Ocean City is 20 miles from Public Landing. The Francis Scott Key Resort, our host sponsor, is offering rooms for $72 plus tax. Their number is 1-800-213-0088. The Boardwalk Hotel Group offers three choices of accommodations located in Ocean City's famous boardwalk. They are also offering $89 oceanfront rooms. Call 1-800-926-1122. In order to receive your discount you must let them know you are with the Maryland Coastal Bays Osprey Triathlon.
Registration and Packet Pick-Up - Packets may be picked up on Friday, October 4th from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the Francis Scott Key or Saturday, October 5th from 6:30 a.m. until 8 a.m. under the pavilion in Public Landing. ALL ATHLETES MUST SHOW POSITIVE I.D., (driver's license, passport, etc.) to receive their packet. Race day check-in and body marking will be from 6:30 a.m. until 8 a.m. at the staging area at Public Landing. Early check-in advised, as the race will start at 9 a.m. sharp!
Course/Race review meeting will be Saturday morning in the transition area at 8:40 a.m.
The .5-mile swim will be held in the shallow (4 to 8 feet) Chincoteague Bay. Average water temperature is 68. Wetsuits are permitted. The swim is an in-water start with plenty of room to spread out and properly seed yourself. The 15.2-mile bike route is a flat circular course; and the 3.1-mile run is flat out on the roads surrounding the rural countryside of southern Worcester County. The finish line will be at the Public Landing Boat Pavillion.
Public Landing is in southeast Maryland, on the southeastern part of the Delmarva Peninsula, 25 miles southeast of Salisbury Maryland, 25 miles south of Ocean City, and 5 miles east of Snow Hill.
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From Baltimore and Washington
Follow US Route 50 (The "Ocean Gateway") east across the Chesapeake Bay Bridge (toll) to Salisbury.
Exit onto US Route 13and 50 BYPASS.
Stay on US Route 13 BYPASS south.
Exit south to Maryland Route 12 and go approximately 15 miles to the town of Snow Hill. (You will pass the Nutters Cross Golf Course and Community.)
In Snow Hill, left at the light onto Market Street, two blocks, then right on Maryland Route 365 (Bay Street).
At the stop sign, cross the intersection of Bay Street and US Route 113. Proceed 5 miles to Public Landing.