August 19, 2018
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2018 will be the 44th 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 16, 2018 – Aug 20, 2018; reimbursement is offered for domestic travel only.
  • A Travel Reimbursement Request form MUST be completed and submitted WITH ALL RECEIPTS to: awd@falmouthroadrace.com no later than two weeks after race day (Please note: travel itinerary will not be accepted without accompanying receipts.)

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 16 – August 20 – Housing available to invited athletes.

August 19 – 46th running & 44th wheelchair running of the New Balance Falmouth Road Race

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

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