We are proud to have New Balance as our title sponsor. A global athletic leader for more than a century, New Balance is headquartered in Boston and has longtime New England roots, making this historic race an ideal partnership. Visit the New Balance website to find out how the brand is "Making Excellent Happen" with their products and initiatives.
SANCTIONED BY USA TRACK & FIELD: Registration to become a member of USA Track and Field for New England athletes is encouraged and may be accomplished by contacting: USATF-New England, Box 1905, Brookline, MA 02146-0016, 617-566-7600. Athletes from other areas may contact their local USATF office.
Please note: This is not a walking event. You should be able to reach the finish line by 11:15 AM, or finish within a timeframe of 1 hour and 40 minutes.
ENTRY FEES FOR ACCEPTED RUNNERS are not refundable for any reason, including if the race is postponed or cancelled due to extreme weather conditions or other circumstances beyond the control of the race. The race reserves the right to reject any application. Numbers are non-transferable and we do not offer deferral to the following year.
OFFICIAL RACE MERCHANDISE will be available at the New Balance booth at the Health & Fitness Expo and any surplus will be brought to a local New Balance Factory Store after Race Day.
MINIMUM AGE for participants is ten years old on the day of the race.
2016 RACE NUMBER PICK-UP: The New Balance Falmouth Road Race does not mail runner numbers and there is no number pick-up on Race Day.
Numbers must be picked up at the Race Headquarters / Health & Fitness Expo:
Thursday, August 18, 5:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Friday, August 19, 10:00 AM to 9:00 PM
Saturday, August 20, 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Race Headquarters during race week and the Health & Fitness Expo are located at:
Falmouth High School Field House
874 Gifford Street
Falmouth, Massachusetts 02540
*THERE WILL BE NO NUMBER PICK-UP ON RACE DAY*
START: Falmouth uses a Pulse Start system. The first two pulse starts begin at 9:00 AM. Additional pulse starts, consisting of approximately 1,000 runners will then continue at an approximate interval of every two minutes until the rest of the field has started. Wheelchair division race start is at 8:40 AM and elite women start at 8:50 AM.
LODGING IN FALMOUTH: Race weekend is the busiest weekend of the year for local hotels, inns and restaurants and we suggest that you book your hotel rooms immediately if you haven't already. Contact the Falmouth Chamber of Commerce at (508) 548-8500 or visit them on the web.
AGE-GROUP AWARDS: These will not be announced at the awards ceremony, but will be given to the winners at the Awards Party at the Coonamessett Inn in mid-late September, after the results have been verified; this process may take 1-2 weeks. Awards will be given to males and females in the following categories: 10-14 years; 15-18 years; 50-59 years; 60-69 years; 70-74 years; 75-79 and 80+. Year-round Falmouth residents will receive awards as follows: 10-14 years; 15-18 years; 19-39 years; 40-49 years; 50-59; 60-69; 70-74; 75-79 and 80+. Age-group awards will be based on tag-time. Please note: The official time for all runners in the first start will be “gun” time.
Falmouth Road Race, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) corporation. Proceeds are used to support local sports programs, youth activities and Falmouth-based nonprofit organizations.