Half Iron


2018 Pilgrimman Triathlon - Half Iron Course Information

  • This is a multiple lap course consisting of 4 swim laps, 4 bike laps, and 4 run laps.
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 Laps
  • The 1.2 mile swim course is clockwise swim from point A to point B, exit the water, run around cones 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 60 - 70 degrees and wetsuits will be allowed.
  • 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

  • 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 Laps
  • The 48.4 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 for 1.6 miles until turn around and continue on Alden Pond Rd. for 1.6 miles
  • REPEAT COURSE 3 TIMES
  • Bear right onto Lower College Pond Rd. to Bike Finish

Bike Aid & Toilets

  • Bike Aid & toilets will be along Upper College Pond Road.
Run Course - 4 Laps
  • The 13.20 mile run course consists of four 3.3 mile laps, 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.
2018 Pilgrimman Triathlon Interactive Course Map

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Pilgrimman Triathlon

The Pilgrimman Triathlon is a USAT sanctioned event held annually at College Pond, DCR Myles Standish State Forest, in Plymouth, Massachusetts.

Race Events:

Sprint Distance, Olympic Distance, Half Iron Distance, Relay Teams, and Aquabike.

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