2019 Pilgrimman Triathlon - Half Iron Course Information
This is a multiple loop course consisting of 4 swim loops, 4 bike loops, and 4 run loops.
Race Cut Off
A half iron race cut off time of 4 p.m. will be enforced. The swim course will close one hour after the last half iron swim wave. The bike course will close at 1:30 p.m. The run course will close at 4 p.m.
Swim Course - 4 loops
The 1.2 mile swim course is clockwise swim from point A to point B, exit the water, run through the flagged chute on the beach, re-enter the water at point A and complete this three more times with the swim finish and exit at point B.
The average water temperature in September is in the low 70's and wetsuits will be legal but optional.
There will be American Red Cross Certified Lifeguards on the swim course, stand-up paddlers and kayakers to provide support to the swimmers.
Wetsuit Rentals Available Through TRI Wetsuit Rentals
Wetsuits keep you warmer and more buoyant during the triathlon swim. One of Tri Wetsuit Rentals top priorities is to make the wetsuit rentals process as easy and as painless as possible. Tri Wetsuit rentals will ship your wetsuit two weeks before your race so that you can get used to swimming in it. Tri Wetsuit Rentals carries current models of wetsuits by Blueseventy, 2XU, Orca, Zoot, Huub, Aqua Sphere and TYR. Pilgrimman Triathlon participants receive a 10% discount from their wetsuit rental. Use the coupon code FINISH1 when renting your wetsuit. Visit triwetsuitrentals.com for more information.
Swim waves will be in the Athlete Race Packets e-mailed to participants within one week prior to the start of the race.
Bike Course - 4 loops
The 48.7 mile bike course can be seen on the map below
Exit the College Pond transition area and turn right onto Lower College Pond Rd.
Turn right onto Upper College Pond Rd. & continue until Fearing Pond Rd.
Bear left into Fearing Pond Rd.
Continue on Fearing Pond Rd. to Circle Drive and bear right onto Fearing Pond Rd.
Turn right onto Upper College Pond Rd. and continue.
Turn right onto Alden Rd until bike turn around and continue on Alden Pond Rd. until you see signs "1/2 Iron Loops 2-4"
REPEAT COURSE 3 TIMES
At the end of the 4th loop continue straight onto Lower College Pond Rd. and Bike Finish
Bike Aid & Toilets
Bike Aid & toilets will be along Upper College Pond Road.
Run Course - 4 loops
The 13.20 mile run course consists of four 3.3 mile loops, see map below.
Exit the transition area and turn left onto Lower College Pond Rd until turn around.
Repeat course 3 times to finish line.
Run Aid & Toilets
Run Aid stations will be at every .8 miles along the run course & toilets will be at run turn around.