2017 ZOOMA cape cod | Half Marathon + 10K

Saturday, October 7, 2017

North 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. Check out the Course Map here.

 

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

 

YOGA. Recovery yoga following your run plus Sunrise Yoga Sunday.

 

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)

 

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.

 RACE WEEKEND SCHEDULE

THURSDAY, October 5
4 – 8 pm | Girls Night & Packet Pick Up at Heartbreak Hill Running Co*
FRIDAY, October 6
4 – 8pm | Fitness Expo & Packet Pick-Up – Sea Crest Beach Hotel
SATURDAY, October 7
7:30am | Half Marathon & 10K race start at Sea Crest Beach Hotel
9:00am | ZOOMA Post-Race Party & Expo at Sea Crest Beach Hotel
11:00am | Awards Ceremony
SUNDAY, October 8
TBD | Sunrise Beach Yoga – Sea Crest Beach Hotel

*ZOOMA Cape Cod Girls Night at Heartbreak Hill Running Co (Cambridge)
Thursday, October 5, 2017
4pm – 8pm
294 Massachusetts Avenue Cambridge, MA 02139

ZOOMA has partnered with Heartbreak Hill Running Company to bring you an exclusive Girls Night event in the “heart” of Boston.  You can sip a little wine or bubbly while you shop, talk with a coach about your race day strategy and even try a treadmill shakeout class!

Join us for:

  • Treadmill Studio Shakeout Class* – Heartbreak’s expert coaches will lead runners through a shakeout session designed to get you loose and ready for your best run at ZOOMA Cape Cod. 
  • ZOOMA Cape Cod Packet Pick-Up
  • Complimentary wine or bubbly while you shop (20% discount off merchandise)
  • Personalized gait analysis shoe fittings
  • Coaches Corner + Race Strategy
  • Course Preview + Q&A with ZOOMA Event Team

*Treadmill class will be 30 min sessions at 5:30 PM and 6:15 PM.

Click here to RSVP for Girls Night and/or sign up for a Treadmill Class!

COURSE INFORMATION 

Check out the Course Map!

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.

The Finish Line of both races leads into an unbelievable Post-Race party on the beach of the Sea Crest Beach Hotel featuring wine, lunch, post-race massages, recovery 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. Another Mother Runner got kickstarted with the publication of the book Run Like a Mother, followed up by Train Like a Mother and Tales from Another Mother Runner. Sarah’s favorite branch of the AMR “tree” is the weekly podcast she hosts called, you guessed it, Another Mother Runner. The show is recorded in the studio adjacent to the stockroom for the Mother Runner Store, which sells witty running tees and accessories. An avid runner and mother of three, Sarah is excited to call you across the line in Cape Cod!

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

Pacers will be on the half marathon course. More details on pace times will be posted soon! There is a 3.5 hour course limit to complete both the half marathon and the 10K.

2017 Race Registration Fees

Half Marathon – $105
($125 on or after September 18, 2017)

10K – $75
($90 on or after September 18, 2017)

Virtual Half Marathon or 10K – $65
($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.

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  – $25 (must purchase by 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 – $50 (exclusive rate for Zooma Cape Cod)
See below for additional details on the training club. Cape Cod 15-Week Half Marathon Program begins 6/26 and 12-Week 10K Program begins 7/17.

Wondering how to purchase these? During registration, you will have the option to purchase these additional items with your registration.  If you have already registered, you can add these items to your registration by following these steps:

  1. Login to My Events at http://myevents.active.com
  2. Find your registration and click “Purchase additional merchandise”
  3. Select VIP Mailed Packet and click continue, then follow the steps to complete the purchase

Still have questions? Feel free to email us!

ZOOMA CAPE COD TRAINING PLANS 

Zooma is excited to announce a special training partnership and discount from Another Mother Runner – the Train Like a Mother Training Club. Plans are available to prepare you for the Half Marathon or 10K for $50.  The first wave starts 6/26 so sign up today!

This isn’t just any training program – this is a plan with a range of workouts that fit into your busy schedule, a team of #motherrunners to support and cheer you and an accessible, expert coach to guide you!

Plans include a variety of running workouts, cross-training sessions, short strength training sessions and a prehab routine. They’ll get you prepped and ready to cross any finish line feeling strong, supported – and smiling.

Each Program Includes:

  • Training Plan (delivered as a PDF + connected to Training Peaks)
  • Over $25 of training gear
  • Exclusive monthly Train Like a Mother podcasts and webinars
  • Accessible, expert guidance including weekly Q&A on Facebook with Coach Amanda
  • Exclusive Faceook group + Strava club
  • Short strength training videos + prehab routine
  • Weekly newsletters
  • Giveaways + discounts on essential #motherrunner gear
  • Accountability + community galore

Exclusive rate for Zooma Cape Cod – $50

  • Cape Cod 15-Week Half Marathon Program (begins 6/26)
  • Cape Cod 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.

Parking
Parking for Hotel Guests – The Sea Crest Hotel will provide parking for all hotel guests. You will need to provide the name of the registered hotel guest at the security gate to access hotel parking.

Parking for all other runners  – Parking for ZOOMA Cape Cod is very limited so we encourage you to carpool if possible! More information will be posted soon.

Parking for Spectators – Spectators are encouraged to cheer at the designated Cheer Zones along the course.  Parking on the race course is not allowed and we strongly encourage spectators to carpool with race participants. Additional parking details will be provided soon.

Spectator Cheer Zones
More information coming soon!

Bag Check
Half Marathon and 10K participants will have access to bag check at the start of the race.

Awards
Awards will be given for overall race winners plus top three finishers in each age group.

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.

*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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