New Balance Falmouth Road Race Fact Sheet

 

2018 celebrates the 46th annual New Balance Falmouth Road Race, a 7-mile route along the shore from Woods Hole to Falmouth Heights.

 

 

2018 Date & Start Times:

Sunday, August 19th

 

Wheelchair Division 8:40 AM

Elite Women 8:50 AM

Elite Men & Open Division 9:00 AM

About the New Balance Falmouth Road Race

The New Balance Falmouth Road Race was established in 1973 and has become one of the premier running events of the summer season. Each year the race draws an international field of Olympians, elite runners and recreational runners out to enjoy the scenic 7-mile seaside course. The non-profit Falmouth Road Race organization is dedicated to promoting health and fitness for all in its community. Proceeds from the race each year support youth athletic programs in the town of Falmouth and other non-profit community groups.

Title Sponsor & Official Footwear & Apparel Sponsor:

 

New Balance

Runners & Spectators

An estimated 75,000 spectators line the course and finish area to cheer the 12,800 official race entrants.

 

2018 Prize Purse 

 

  • Overall: $119,000
  • Open: $78,500 total for the top 10 men and women, $10,000 for FIRST PLACE
  • American: $7,000 total for the top 3 American men and women.
  • Masters: $3,500 total for the top 3 American men and women.
  • Wheelchair: $12,000 total for the top 3 men and women.
  • The Countdown: $5,000 to the man or woman who beats the countdown clock that starts when the winning woman crosses the finish line. If the clock runs out before the winning man crosses the line, the woman wins the $5,000.

Elite Competitors

New Balance Falmouth Road Race invited athlete field will be announced the week of August 1st.

2018 Race Weekend highlights

Race Number Pick-up

Where: Falmouth High School Field House,
874 Gifford Street, Falmouth

When: Thursday, August 16th – 5:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Friday, August 17th – 10:00 AM to 9:00 PM
Saturday, August 18th – 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM

Health & Fitness Expo

Where: Falmouth High School Field House

874 Gifford Street, Falmouth

When: Thursday, August 16th – 5:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Friday, August 17th – 10:00 AM to 9:00 PM
Saturday, August 18th – 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM

SBLI Family Fun Run 

Where: The James Kalperis Track, behind the Falmouth High School, 874 Gifford Street, Falmouth

When: Saturday, August 18th – 4:00 PM (Rain or Shine)

Apply for Press Credentials by Friday, August 10, 2018

2018 Press Check-in

Pre-race:

Pick-up credentials at Press Conference or Race Headquarters located at the Health & Fitness Expo at Falmouth High School.

Press Conference: Casino Wharf FX, 286 Grand Ave, Falmouth | 10:00 AM

Race Headquarters: Falmouth High School, 874 Gifford Street, Falmouth

  • Saturday, August 18th, 2017 – 12:00 PM- 4:00 PM

Race Day:

Pick-up credentials at the Race Office155 Katharine Lee Bates Road, 2nd Floor, Falmouth

Sunday, August 19th – 5:00 AM to 6:00 AM

Press Tent Location (must have credentials prior to arrival):

Falmouth Heights finish area at Worcester Court
Sunday, August 19th – opens at 7:45 AM

Results

Results expected to be available on our website by late afternoon August 19th.
Results can be sorted by hometown or by ZIP code and will be available on the Falmouth Road Race app as well.

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