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The Crabman Sprint Triathlon

Race Details
 
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The Crabman Sprint Tri

: Swim ¼ Mile, Bike 11 Miles, Run 3.1 Miles
Race Date: Sunday, July 27, 2014
Start Time: 6:30 AM
Entry Fee: Individual: $85
Relay: $140
Location: South Kingstown Town Beach
Address: Matunuck Beach Road
City/State/Zip: South Kingstown, Rhode Island 02879
Country: USA
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Description:

2014 Crabman Sprint Triathlon:

  • A fan-favorite, takes place in scenic Matunuck, RI.
  • The super flat and fast bike takes you through this hidden beach community while the run travels through quiet beach streets for a race that proves to be a PR for triathlon vets and a great place to start for newbies!
  • They keep coming back for more Crabman!
  • Don't miss this awesome sprint!
  • Course Information:



    THE COURSE:
  • The course begins with a swim at South Kingstown Town Beach on Matunuck Beach Road followed by a fast bike course that winds through the Matunuck and Moonstone Beaches of RI, and concludes with a scenic run along the waterfront on Matunuck Beach Road.

    The Swim:
  • The .25 mile ocean swim is in open ocean off of the South Kingstown Town Beach in Matunuck.
  • Held in water no deeper than 15 ft with an average temperature of 65 degrees. Wetsuits highly recommended.
  • In the event of poor swim conditions, the race director and the South Kingstown Harbor Master reserve the right to shorten, alter or eliminate the swim course.

    The Bike:
  • The bike course includes 11 miles of scenic roads winding through the Matunuck Beach and Moonstone Beach sections of South Kingstown.
  • The course will begin at the beach and bikers will travel thru bike out and mount on Card's Pond road.
  • Riders will continue down Card's Pond until it ends and the course makes a right onto Moonstone Beach Road.
  • Proceed through the first stop and continue on Moonstone Beach road until it merges onto Route 1 North. Continue out to U.S. Route 1 North.
  • Stay on Route 1 North and turn right back on to Matunuck Beach Road.
  • Riders will then make a right onto Card's Pond Road and repeat the course again, following to Bike Dismount adjacent to Bike Mount on Card's Pond Road.
  • The course is not closed to traffic. Athletes must stay to the far right at all times, unless passing another cyclist.
  • Drafting is not permitted and will be enforced. Pass only on the left; do not pass any cyclist on their right.

    The Run:
  • The 3.1 mile out and back run winds around the ocean and pond fronts of Matunuck Beach.
  • Runners take a right out of the Town Beach and follow Matunuck Beach Rd to its end at deep hole.
  • They'll bear left, then right down Ocean Ave. At its end they will turn around, head back down Matunuck Beach Rd, making a right onto Prospect Rd.
  • Runners will follow Prospect Rd to its end, turn around then make a right back onto Matunuck Beach Rd.
  • Follow Matunuck Beach Rd, turning left back into the Town Beach with a photo finish just a short distance from the transition area.
  • Other Info:


    2014 race registration is open.

    Registration Information.

    Previous Results:


    2013 Results at coolrunning.com: Overall / Age Group / Relay / Printable 
    2012 Results at: fasttrackcoaching.net
    2011 Results at: fasttrackcoaching.net
    2010 Results at: plattsys.com
    2009 Results at: plattsys.com

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