Packets will need to be picked up and bikes racked during the Expo at Southern Maine Community College on Saturday, July 17 from 10am to 2pm. Participants must bring a photo ID and will only be allowed to pick up their own packets. Participants must reach their $500 fundraising minimum by Thursday, July 15th at 5pm to receive their packets. If packet pick up is impossible on Saturday, participants must notify Maine Cancer Foundation of their intent to pick up the packet on Sunday morning.
Registration is nonrefundable and nontransferable. If you withdraw from the race prior to May 1, 2021 at 5pm, you will not be responsible for meeting the fundraising minimum of $500. Participants dropping out after May 1 will be required to meet the $500 minimum.
You must contact Maine Cancer Foundation at (207) 773-2533 or email [email protected] to withdraw.
Keep in mind that this is a Fundraising Mission in the form of a triathlon.
The matching gifts process is initiated by the donor. After making a gift, contact your company’s human resources department for paperwork and/or procedures. (Each company is a little different.) The matching gift information is then sent by the donor or company to Maine Cancer Foundation ([email protected]) for validation and credit to the participant’s fundraising efforts.
No. Each individual is responsible for meeting her own $500 fundraising minimum.
Relay teams must be completed by June 1, 2021.
If you need to add a relay team member after June 1 her registration fee is $500 (which covers the fundraising minimum).
Yes. Replacement team members can register before June 1. The Team Captain must contact our Event Manager: Julia Bachelder at Maine Cancer Foundation at 207-773-2533 or [email protected]
If you need to add a relay team member after June 1st, her registration fee is $500 (which covers the fundraising minimum).
The Tri for a Cure will not be cancelled for any reason other than severe conditions posing extreme danger to athletes, volunteers, and spectators. Maine Cancer Foundation reserves the right to alter the course in any way deemed in the best interest of volunteers and athletes. This includes, but is not limited to the distance or shape of course, removing one of the sports, postponing the start, etc. There will be NO REFUNDS in the case of changes or course cancellations due to weather. If canceled, Tri for a Cure will not be rescheduled.
This is a Fundraising Mission. Your registration fee covers the cost of your event expenses. This maximizes the impact of your fundraising dollars on our goal – fighting cancer in Maine though prevention, early detection, and access to care.
Yes. Waitlist selections will be announced on February 8 and in following weeks if applicable. There will also be a virtual option; registration will open on February 8.
All Tri for a Cure participants must be 16 years of age by December 31, 2021.
All registration types costs $50.
One registrant will choose to 'start a team' and will name the relay team when she registers. The other team members will 'join' the team.
Each team member is required to meet her own $500 fundraising minimum by July 15 at 5pm. Fundraising is by individual, not by relay team.
Note: For lottery registrants, only one lottery winner is needed to start the team. Team members do not have to have participated in the lottery.
Guaranteed Entrants are women who earned a spot by fundraising more than $500 in 2020, OR are using a spot provided by one of our corporate sponsors of the event.
There will be a Survivor-Relay wave after the Survivor wave. Please ensure your Survivor-teammate is registered as a Survivor in order to swim in that relay wave.
Checks can be made out to Maine Cancer Foundation. Make sure they put "Tri for a Cure" and your name on the memo line. They can be mailed to us at 170 US Route 1, Suite 250, Falmouth, ME 04105 and we'll credit them to your fundraising account.
We are always pleased to work with members of the press to help cover our events.
If your organization would like to attend the Tri for a Cure please request a press pass at [email protected] or call 207-773-2533.
The Portland and South Portland area offers many hotel and accommodation options. We recommend booking early, as summer availability can be limited.