We are proud to welcome 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 Web site to find out how the brand is making excellent happen with their products and initiatives.
SANCTIONED BY USA TRACK AND 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 12:15 p.m., 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 canceled due to extreme weather conditions or other circumstances beyond the control of the race. The race reserves the right to reject any application.
RACE MERCHANDISE will be available at the New Balance web site here.
MINIMUM AGE for participants is seven years old on the day of the race.
RACE NUMBER PICK-UP: The New Balance Falmouth Road Race does not mail runner numbers.
Numbers must be picked up at the Race Headquarters / Runner's Expo
Thursday, August 8, 5 PM to 9 PM
Friday, August 9, 10 AM to 9 PM
Saturday, August 10 , 10 AM to 6 PM
Falmouth High School Field House
874 Gifford Street
THERE WILL BE NO NUMBER PICK-UP ON RACE DAY.
START: Falmouth uses a wave-start system. The first two waves start at 10 AM. At 10:04 the third wave starts . At 10:10 the fourth wave starts. At 10:15 the fifth wave starts. Then at 10:20 the sixth wave starts. Wheelchair division race start is at 9:40 AM.
LODGING IN FALMOUTH: Race weekend is the busiest weekend of the year for local motels and restaurants and we suggest that you book your motel 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: Will not be announced at the awards ceremony, but will be mailed to the winners after the results have been verified; this process may take several weeks. Awards will be sent to males and females in the following categories: 14 years old and under; 15-18 years; 50-59 years; 60-69 years; 70-74 years; 75 and over. Year-round Falmouth residents will receive awards as follows: 14 years old and under; 15-18 years; 19-39 years; 40-49 years; 50-59; 60-69; 70 and over. 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.
Baby strollers or roller blades are prohibited and could result in disqualification.
Bicycles are not allowed on the course during the race.
Ear-buds and headphones are discouraged for safety and as a courtesy to your fellow runners.
The New Balance Falmouth Road Race is a 501(c)(3) corporation. Proceeds are used to support local sports programs, youth activities and non-profit organizations.