2017 is the 43rd Running of the Wheelchair Division

The New Balance Falmouth Road Race invites wheelchair athletes from across the country to compete in this classic 7-mile race. The race is open to all wheelchair athletes, regardless of classification. 

All wheelchair athletes must complete the wheelchair invitation application.  Due to course conditions, we cannot accept hand-cyclists.

Athletes who wish to have travel and accommodations paid by for the race:

  • Should be able to complete a 10K in 28:00 or faster for men and 32:00 or faster for women. Comparable times for events greater than 10K are also accepted.
  • Must complete the online Wheelchair Invitation Request no later than July 7th.
  • Must be PED-free.

The New Balance Falmouth Road Race Travel and Accommodations Policy for Wheelchair Athletes is as follows:

  • The top 5 male wheelchair athletes and 5 female wheelchair athletes will be chosen from the pool of applicants to receive full domestic travel and accommodations for the race.
  • Accommodations for invited athletes are limited to athletes only.
  • Travel dates must be Aug 17, 2016 - Aug 21, 2017; reimbursement is offered for domestic travel only.
  • A Travel Reimbursement Request form MUST be completed and submitted WITH ALL RECEIPTS to: invitedathletes@falmouthroadrace.com no later than two weeks after race day (Please note: travel itinerary will not be accepted without accompanying receipts.)

2017 Wheelchair Athlete Timeline:

April 1 - July 7 - Invitation Requests accepted at invitedathletes@falmouthroadrace.com

July 10 - Notification of invited athletes is emailed out.

July 1- August 7 - Invited athletes must submit travel plans to invitedathletes@falmouthroadrace.com.

August 17 - August 21 - Housing available to invited athletes.

August 20 - 45th running & 43rd wheelchair running of the Falmouth Road Race

Questions?  Please contact us at invitedathletes@falmouthroadrace.com or at 508-540-7000.