2013 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!
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 .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 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 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.
• Sprint Distance Training Plan
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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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