March 14 for Cape Elizabeth residents, March 15 for general
public, and lottery
expanded by 100 slots for popular road race
(February 1, 2012) ÛÒ Organizers of the TD Bank Beach to
Road Race today announced the online registration process for
Saturday, Aug. 4 race in Cape Elizabeth, Maine. This will mark
the 15th year for
the popular event, founded by Olympic gold medalist Joan
to previous years, the registration process will begin March
14 for Cape
Elizabeth residents, then on March 15 open up to the general
public. A lottery
with an expanded 1,850 slots will then take place from March
15 to March 22.
Runners will continue to register at the race website, www.beach2beacon.org.
is the registration schedule:
March 14 at 7 a.m.: online registration opens for Cape
Elizabeth Residents only. First come, first serve. Limit of
March 15 at 7 a.m.: online registration opens to general
public. First come, first serve. Limit of 4,000.
remaining 1,850 spots will be distributed by lottery.
Provisions for couples and families will be made in the
lottery process. Registration for the lottery will be held
from March 15 to March 22. The lottery drawing will be on
March 23. The race will charge a $5 fee to enter the
race will allow transfers from May 1 through June 30. The
race will charge a $5 transfer fee. Cape Elizabeth residents
registered in the 600 entries allocated to Cape Elizabeth
residents can only transfer to another Cape resident.
continue to manage the growth of the field size to ensure a
for the runners as well as make the registration process more
accessible,Û said volunteer Race President David Weatherbie.
2011, Cape resident registration filled in 51 minutes, while
registration for the general public was open just eight
minutes before all
slots were filled. The entry fee is $40, the same as last
registration for Cape residents, the general public and the
lottery slots is
complete, the remaining bibs will be set aside for runners who
participated in every TD Bank Beach to Beacon ÛÒ known as
ÛÏstreakersÛ ÛÒ as well as sponsors, elite athletes and
organizers are again targeting a race day field of 6,000. A
runners finished the 2011 race. The race has more than doubled
in size since it
debuted 15 years ago in 1998 when 2,408 runners crossing the