New Balance Falmouth Road Race Fact Sheet
2019 will celebrate the 47th annual New Balance Falmouth Road Race, a 7-mile route along the shore from Woods Hole to Falmouth Heights.
2019 Date & Start Times:
Sunday, August 18th
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:
Runners & Spectators
An estimated 75,000 spectators line the course and finish area to cheer the 12,800 official race entrants.
2019 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.
New Balance Falmouth Road Race invited athlete field will be announced the week of August 1st.
2019 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 15th – 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Friday, August 16th – 12:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Saturday, August 17th – 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 17th – 4:00 PM (Rain or Shine)
Apply for Press Credentials by Friday, August 10, 2019
2019 Press Check-in
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 17th, 2019 – 12:00 PM- 4:00 PM
Pick-up credentials at the Race Office: 155 Katharine Lee Bates Road, 2nd Floor, Falmouth
Sunday, August 18th – 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 18th – opens at 7:45 AM
Results expected to be available on our website by late afternoon August 18th.
Results can be sorted by hometown or by ZIP code and will be available on the Falmouth Road Race app as well.