RACE DATE:
August 20, 2017
@ 9am
88Days 03Hours 09Minutes 40Seconds

New Balance Falmouth Road Race Fact Sheet

2017 celebrates the 45th annual New Balance Falmouth Road Race, a 7-mile route along the shore from Woods Hole to Falmouth Heights.

2017 Date & Start Times:

Sunday, August 20th

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.

2017 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.
  • Countdown: $5,000 to man or woman that wins The Countdown Bonus

Elite Competitors

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

2017 Race Weekend highlights

Race Number Pick-up

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

When: Thursday, August 17th – 5:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Friday, August 18th – 10:00 AM to 9:00 PM
Saturday, August 19th – 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM

Health & Fitness Expo

Where: Falmouth High School Field House

874 Gifford Street, Falmouth

When: Thursday, August 17th – 5:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Friday, August 18th – 10:00 AM to 9:00 PM
Saturday, August 19th – 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 20th – 4:00 PM (Rain or Shine)

Apply for Press Credentials by Friday, August 11, 2017

2017 Press Check-in

Pre-race:

Pick-up credentials at Race Headquarters

Where:

Falmouth High School Field House
874 Gifford Street, Falmouth

When:

Friday, August 18th, 2017 – 12:00pm – 5:00pm
Saturday, August 19th, 2017 – 10:00am – 5:00pm

Race Day:

Pick-up credentials at the Race Office

Where: 155 Katharine Lee Bates Road, 2nd Floor, Falmouth
When: Sunday, August 20th – 5:00 AM to 6:00 AM

Press Tent:

Where: Falmouth Heights finish area at Worcester Court
When: Sunday, August 20th – opens at 7:45 AM

Results

Results expected to be available on our website by late afternoon August 20th.
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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