2017 ZOOMA cape cod | Half Marathon + 10K

Saturday, October 7, 2017

Start + Finish:  Sea Crest Beach Hotel – 350 Quaker Road, N Falmouth, MA
Start Time:  7:30 a.m.

Imagine a powerful sea of women on the move – encouraging fellow runners, creating unforgettable moments, getting strong, and celebrating personal running triumphs.  Picture an inspiring weekend filled with strong women, yoga sessions, speakers, an exciting expo, and celebrations in an unforgettable resort location.  This is ZOOMA. 

Bring your best friends, your sister, your mom or your daughter for a weekend you’ll remember for years to come!  Recognized as one of The Year’s Best Races by Runner’s World, the ZOOMA Cape Cod Half Marathon is a race weekend you simply don’t want to miss!

ZOOMA CAPE COD FEATURES:

RUN. Half Marathon and 10K course with awe-inspiring ocean views of Cape Cod in the fall. Course experience includes the Official Motigo Course Tour presented by Aftershokz Headphones.  Click here for more info on the course tour and instructions on how to download the free Motigo app.

PARTY.  Unbelievable beachfront post-run celebration at the Sea Crest Beach Hotel including live music, wine provided by Barefoot Wine & Bubbly, lunch, shopping and massage provided by Bay State PT.

YOGA. Recovery yoga following your run plus Sunrise Yoga Sunday presented by Inner Glow Yoga.

SWAG. Entry fees include the best swag bag around! You’ll receive:

  • Women’s fit race tee (unisex sizing also available)
  • Feetures! socks
  • Shopping tote
  • Running hat (half marathon participants only)
  • Personalized race bib (must register by August 25)
  • Free race photos
  • One-of-a-kind ZOOMA race medal for all finishers

NEW FOR 2017! Virtual Half Marathon or 10K option (see the Registration Fee section below for more details)

*please note that hat is not included with the 10K or virtual race option*

 RACE WEEKEND SCHEDULE

THURSDAY, October 5
4 – 8 pm | Girls Night & Packet Pick Up at Heartbreak Hill Running Co*
ZOOMA Girls Night details + RSVP/Treadmill Class Sign Up
FRIDAY, October 6
4 – 8pm | ZOOMA Expo & Packet Pick Up – Sea Crest Beach Hotel
MUST READ! Expo + Packet Pick Up Activities + Details
SATURDAY, October 7
7:30am | Half Marathon & 10K race start at Sea Crest Beach Hotel, emceed by Sarah Bowen Shea of Another Mother Runner
8:30am | Post-Race Party & Expo at Sea Crest Beach Hotel
9, 10 + 11am | Recovery Yoga Sessions with Inner Glow Yoga
9:00am | 10K Awards Ceremony
10:30am | Half Marathon Awards Ceremony
SUNDAY, October 8
8:30am | Sunrise Yoga Sunday with InnerGlow Yoga – Sea Crest Beach Hotel
9:30am | Hell Yeah Project Mini-Session – What’s Next?

COURSE INFORMATION 

Run the ZOOMA Cape Cod Half Marathon or 10K and you’ll start and finish at the Sea Crest Beach Hotel.  Along the race course you’ll enjoy the sights of cozy Cape Cod neighborhoods, gorgeous ocean views and the tree lined roads of North Falmouth.  Recognized as one of The Year’s Best Races by Runner’s World Magazine.

2017 Half Marathon + 10K Course Map

Official Motigo Course Tour presented by Aftershokz Headphones

Please be aware that many of the roads for the ZOOMA Cape Cod course are also open to vehicular traffic. For this reason, please stay within the coned areas on the roads which are the designated “runner areas” and be mindful of side roads and driveways.

The Finish Line of both races leads into an unbelievable Post-Race party on the beach of the Sea Crest Beach Hotel featuring Barefoot Wine & Bubbly, lunch, post-race massages with Bay State PT, recovery yoga with Inner Glow Yoga, shopping and music!

Calling the start and names of finishers crossing the line will be lively race emcee Sarah Bowen Shea, co-founder of the virtual and in-person community Another Mother Runner.

Average Race Day Temperatures:
High 65°F
Low 50°F

Course Limit: 1,200

There is a 3.5 hour course limit to complete both the half marathon and the 10K.

There will be pacers on the half marathon course with the following pace times: 2:00, 2:10, 2:20, 2:30

2017 Race Registration Fees

Half Marathon – $105 (80% of capacity)
($125 on or after September 18, 2017)

10K – $75 (80% of capacity) 
($90 on or after September 18, 2017)

Virtual Half Marathon or 10K – $65 (85% of capacity)
($75 on or after September 18, 2017)
Virtual race participants may complete the race at any time during the month of October and no documentation of completion is required. Virtual packet will be mailed to you the week before the race and will include race shirt, shopping tote, Feetures! socks, and finisher medal. Hat is not included with virtual race.

Requirements & Registration Policies:
Both women and men and runners and walkers are welcome and encouraged to participate in all ZOOMA Women’s Race Series events.  Participants must be at least 12-years old to register for the half marathon race and able to complete the half marathon course in 3.5 hours. Registration fees are non-refundable and non-transferable.

Registration closes Monday, October 2.

Additional Purchase Options

ZOOMA VIP Mailed Packet  – Not available (deadline to purchase was 8/25)
Select the ZOOMA VIP Package and we’ll mail your race packet to you 1-2 weeks before the race PLUS we’ll send you a very cool ZOOMA luggage tag.

Train Like a Mother Club No longer available for purchase
Cape Cod 15-Week Half Marathon Program begins 6/26 and 12-Week 10K Program begins 7/17.

RACE information

Packet Pick Up
There is no race day packet pick up.  Please pick up your packet at one of the locations above or purchase the ZOOMA VIP Mailed Packet to have your packet mailed to you. Mailed packet option must be purchased before 8/25.  See Expo Activities + Details for more information.

Parking
Expo & Packet Pick Up – The Expo takes place at the Sea Crest Beach Hotel and complimentary parking is available at the hotel for the Expo.  Please note that parking is limited so we encourage car pooling!

Race Day –  The start and finish of the Half Marathon + 10K is located at the Sea Crest Beach Hotel.  Due to the nature of the venue, parking is very limited so we encourage you to carpool if possible! See link below for more details.

ZOOMA Cape Cod –  Parking + Driving Instructions

Spectator Cheer Zones
We love our ZOOMA spectators! We strongly encourage spectators to come out and cheer on the ZOOMA runners who have been training and preparing for race day for many months.  Your enthusiasm and support on the course and at the start and finish line is greatly appreciated!

ZOOMA Cape Cod – Spectator Cheer Zones + Parking Info

Bag Check
Half Marathon and 10K participants will have access to bag check at the start of the race. Your bag check tag will be located on your race bib.  Please attach this tag to your bag before checking it in on race day.

Awards
Awards will be given to the top 3 Overall female race winners and top 3 Masters females for the Half Marathon + 10K.  Age group awards will be give for top 3 female finishers in each age group.  No male finisher awards will be given.

10K age groups: 0-14, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75-79

Half marathon age groups: 0-14, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69

Top finisher awards are presented by the Heartbreak Hill Running Company! The overall race winner will receive a pair of Aftershokz Headphones.

Weather
Races will be held rain or shine, however, if there is severe weather in the area the race start may be delayed or cancelled.

VOLUNTEER
We are recruiting a team of dedicated volunteers to assist with the ZOOMA Cape Cod race weekend!  Are you part of a charitable organization?  We have volunteer fundraising opportunities for groups such as schools, clubs, churches, and other not-for-profit organizations. Contact us for more information or Register for a Volunteer Shift here! Visit the FAQ page for more race details.

OFFICIAL HOST RESORT & RACE HEADQUARTERS

Sea Crest Beach Hotel
350 Quaker Road
North Falmouth, MA 02556

Treat yourself to an unforgettable and relaxing race vacation when you stay at the Official Race Headquarters for ZOOMA Cape Cod – the Sea Crest Beach Hotel .

Perks of staying at the Official Race Headquarters:

  • All race weekend activities are hosted at the Sea Crest Beach Hotel so you’ll have VIP access to the Expo, start line and Post Race Party
  • Sunrise Beach Yoga on Sunday morning

A discounted room rate of $249 per room, per night is available on a limited basis for reservations made before August 21, 2017.  You can book online or call 800-225-3110 and provide the group booking code 10H6S7 for ZOOMA Women’s Race Series.

*Zooma Cape Cod is a licensed event owned and operated by Be Inspired Events, Inc.

Dates, times, prices and inclusions subject to change. All races are subject to capacity limits and may close at any time. Registrations are non-refundable.

 

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