The 2024 Wallis Sands Triathlon

Events

Sprint Duathlon :
Duathlon : Run 1 Mile, Bike 14.5 Miles, Run 3.2 Miles
Sprint Triathlon :
Triathlon : Swim 1/3 Mile, Bike 14.5 Miles, Run 3.2 Miles
  • Race Date: Sunday, September 22, 2024
  • Start Time: 7:00 AM
  • Location:Wallis Sands State Beach
  • Address: 1050 Ocean Blvd
  • City/State/Zip:Rye, New Hampshire 03870
  • Country: USA

_ The 2024 Wallis Sands Triathlon:

This beautiful race along the New Hampshire coast is not to be missed for amazing scenery and a great experience. Athletes rave about the stunning oceanfront views and scenic country roads on the bike and run course. Beginner triathletes will enjoy the flat roads while experienced triathletes will set new PRs! The ocean swim takes place in the Atlantic Ocean off of a beautiful sandy beach.

The Wallis Sands Triathlon is held at Wallis Sands State Park in Rye, New Hampshire. After a 1/3 mile swim in the Atlantic Ocean or for the duathletes, a 1 mile (total) out and back run with water views, the bike course completes a 14.5 mile scenic loop in the town of Rye and takes in the beautiful views along route 1A. The 5k run course is an out and back with the turnaround at Odiorne Point State Park. The Wallis Sands Sprint Triathlon is a perfect event to wind down the triathlon season has it has it all – beautiful course, easy parking, exceptional race management, and a fun community spirit!
The Wallis Sands Triathlon will be sanctioned by USA Triathlon. If you are not an annual member of USA Triathlon, you will need to purchase a $15 one-day membership when you register.

-:- USAT Certified Race Director 

Course Information:

Sprint Swim:
The 1/3 mile ocean swim will follow a triangle route starting and ending on the beach in front of Wallis Sands State Beach concession stand. For your safety and comfort, wetsuits are highly recommended. Sleeveless wetsuits are permitted. The transition area will be a short run up the beach to the parking lot of the State Beach.

Duathlon Run 1:
The 1 mile out and back run course offers sensational ocean views. The one loop course starts north along the coast on Route 1A then turns around returning south along the coast to the transition area.

Sprint Bike:
The 14.5 mile bike is flat and fast course, traveling north along the seacoast, turning inland for a bit through the Town of Rye then turning back north for a tailwind-aided (keep your fingers crossed!) finish along the coast on Route 1A.

Bike Route Directions:

Turn Right on Route 1A out of Wallis Sands State Beach
Turn Left on Bracket Rd.
Stay right on Bracket Rd. at the first fork
Stay left at the 2nd fork to continue on Bracket Rd.
Turn Right on Wallis Rd.
Cross Sagamore Rd. to continue on Wallis Rd. by the Mobil Station
Continue on Washington Rd. by Rye Junior High School
Turn Left on Central Rd. and stay on Central until it hits the ocean
- Stay right on Central at Locke Rd.
- Stay left on Central at Grove Rd
- Stay right on Central at Cable Rd.
Turn Left on Route 1A at the ocean and return to the Wallis Sands State Beach transition area
This beautiful race along the New Hampshire coast is not to be missed for amazing scenery and a great experience. Athletes rave about the stunning oceanfront views and scenic country roads on the bike and run course. Beginner triathletes will enjoy the flat roads while experienced triathletes will set new PRs! The ocean swim takes place in the Atlantic Ocean off of a beautiful sandy beach. 
The Wallis Sands Triathlon is held at Wallis Sands State Park in Rye, New Hampshire.

Sprint Run:
The 3.2 mile (5K) run course offers sensational ocean views. The one loop course starts north along the coast on Route 1A then turns around at the Odiorne State Park entrance returning south along the coast to the transition area/finish line.

Transition Area
There will be one Transition Area located in the parking lot of Wallis Sands State Park. The transition area will open at 6:15am on race morning and will be closed approximately 20 minutes before the start of the first wave. Only volunteers, staff, and registered athletes are allowed into the Transition Area at any time. You must be bodymarked before entering Transition (relays included), and have a safe, approved helmet and have your bikes inspected for USAT compliance. Once you complete the race, you will not be allowed back into the Transition Area until all of the cyclists are back, the bike time cutoff is reached, or your are notified by race officials.

Finish
The Wallis Sands Triathlon finishes on the grass above the beach overlooking the water. It is a short walk from the transition area and provides spectacular views of the ocean. There is a tent set up for the post-race festivities, which will take place regardless of the weather.

Directions:

Wallis Sands State Beach:
• 1050 Ocean Blvd
• Rye, NH
• 03870

Map & Directions

Other Info:

-) 2024 race registration is open • Registration Information 

Previous Results:

2023 Results at: allsportsevents.com 
2022 Results at: allsportsevents.com 
2021 Results at: allsportsevents.com / Mobile / USAT 
2020 Results at: raceroster.com virtual 
2019 Results at: allsportsevents.com or USAT 
2018 Results at: allsportsevents.com or USAT
2017 Results at: allsportsevents.com or USAT
2016 Results at: allsportsevents.com or USAT
2015 Results at: allsportsevents.com or USAT
2014 Results at: allsportsevents.com or USAT
2013 Results at: allsportsevents.com or USAT
2012 Results at: allsportsevents.com or USAT
2011 Results at: usatriathlon.org - (9-18-2011)

2010 Results at TriFind: Overall / Age Group / USAT - 9-26-2010

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