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Patriot Half 2020

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Event Information
The Patriot Half is Saturday, June 20, 2020 at Cathedral Camp in East Freetown, MA. 2020 marks the 14th year of this award-winning race which was recognized as “Best Small Race“ (less than 1,000 athletes; Triathlon Business International, 2018, 2017 & 2013) and "Best Triathlon" (Competitor magazine, 2016). The Patriot Half is a production of Sun Multisport Events.
The Wait List

Registration for the 2020 Patriot Half wait list will open Monday, 1/6/20, at 9:00am EST. The number of spots on the wait list is limited and they are expected to fill quickly. While registration for the wait list does not guarantee an invitation to register for the 2020 Patriot Half will be extended, historically, nearly everyone that has registered for the wait list has been offered a spot. Invitations to sign up for the wait list typically start going out in late March or early April.

Race Distance

The Patriot Half triathlon features a 1.2 mile swim in Long Pond, the largest fresh water body of water in Masssachusetts, a bike course offering 56 miles of beautiful, flat roads with some rolling hills and a 13.1 mile run along country roads, farms and lakes with aid stations at every mile.

The Patriot aquabike features the same 1.2 mile swim and 56 mile bike as the tri, without the run.

Multi-race Discount Package: The Triple Dog Dare

The Triple Dog Dare (TDD) is a package of 3 triathlons from Sun Multisport Events (SME) at 3 different distances. The TDD saves you $50 while getting you the lowest price across all 3 events and includes the Patriot Half, the Cranberry Trifest Olympic triathlon (8/16/20; Lakeville, MA) and the SME sprint tri of your choosing (either the Whaling City Triathlon in New Bedford, MA on 7/19/20; the Cranberry Trifest Sprint triathlon in Lakeville, MA on 8/15/20; or the Pilgrimman Triathlon Sprint in Plymouth, MA on 9/19/20).

Multi-race Discount Package: Half Crazy
Bookend your season with Sun Multisport's two half distance triathlons and save $50! Half Crazy is a 2-race discount package that includes the Patriot Half on 6/20/20 in East Freetown, MA and the Pilgrimman Half on 9/19/20 in Plymouth, MA.
Multi-event Discount Package: Patriot Triathlon + Tri Skills Camp

Sign up for the Patriot Half and the Triathlon Skills Training Camp to help you get better prepared for the season. Led by the coaches of Breakthrough Performance Coaching, the Triathlon Skills Training Camp is Saturday, June 6, 2020, at Cathedral Camp in East Freetown, MA, site of the Patriot Half. This training camp includes classroom instruction and active swim, bike & run training and is ideal for any triathlete who wants better results from their training and an opportunity for structured learning from knowledgeable coaches in a fully supported environment.

This training camp is especially valuable to athletes participating in the Patriot Half as it includes swimming, cycling and running on part of the course you'll encounter on race day. 

CLICK HERE to visit the Triathlon Skills Training Camp page of the SME site for more camp details

Policies regarding Refunds, Deferrals & Transfers
Refunds: Refunds must be requested by March 31, 2020. Refunds will be issued less a $50 processing fee. Refund requests must be submitted via email to Refund requests received after March 31, 2020 will be denied. Note that any USAT fees collected during the registration process are transmitted directly to USAT and are not refundable by SME (contact USAT to submit a refund request). Online processing fees are also non-refundable.

Event Cancellation: If the 9/5/20 race is canceled on or before 7/3/20 due to health and safety risks associated with the coronavirus there will be no refunds but registered athletes will receive an 80% discount on the 2021 or 2022 Patriot Half plus a 20% discount on one other 2021 multisport race produced by Sun Multisport Events (SME). If SME needs to cancel the event after 7/3/20 registered athletes would still be offered a substantial discount on the 2021 (or 2022) race ( discount to be determined).

Deferral requests: Athletes may request a deferral of their 2020 Patriot Half entry to the 2021 Patriot Half up until 8/14/20. Deferral requests will be accepted with corresponding deferral fees as detailed below:

    • Deferrals requested by 7/3/20 will pay a $75 deferral fee.
    • Deferrals requested between 7/4/20 and 8/14/20 will pay a $100 deferral fee.
    • No deferrals will be granted after 8/14/20.
    A production of Sun Multisport Events, the Patriot Half is New England’s favorite half distance triathlon. Discover why thousands have chosen the award-winning Patriot Half as their first half distance triathlon and hundreds come back year after year.
    Event Cancellation Insurance
    The 2020 Patriot Half is protected by an event cancellation policy that will give athletes a full refund if the event is canceled due to adverse weather or natural catastrophe. Terms and conditions apply. 


    Patriot Half 2020