Appleman Triathlon/Duathlon/AquaBike

Sun July 19, 2020 Littleton, MA US 01460 Directions
Race Website

Additional race information can be found at

Town Rd.
Littleton, MA US 01460

Welcome to the 17th Annual Appleman Triathlon

The beach front transition area, challenging and scenic race course, and crowds of spectators have made this race a New England favorite for many years.

The Appleman Triathlon is now managed and timed by the top-notch team at New England Timing.

All race options sells out quickly, so register early if you want to call yourself an Appleman this year.

Entry Fees

Triathlon: $85 Individual, $110 relay team

Duathlon & AquaBike: $75

Additional $10 for race day registrations
$15 Single day USA Triathlon license

Packet Pick Up

Saturday, July 18th from 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM at the Littleton Town Beach.

Don’t miss the Saturday evening carbo loading dinner with live music, yummy food, and the Appleman himself! Its almost as much fun as the race!

Sunday, July 19th from 6:15 AM to 7:45 AM at the race venue, Littleton Town Beach

Pre Race Meeting

7:45 AM at the swim start on the beach


The GPS measured swim takes place in placid Long Pond and is a .50 mile triangular course. There will be five swim waves with each swim wave going off every three minutes. Athletes are assigned to swim waves based on their race category (age group, relay division, athena, clydesdale). Swim angels are available for athletes who would like an experienced triathlete to accompany them on the swim.

The 10 mile bike course is a single loop through Littleton with some hills in the park area that are sure to raise your heart rate a beat or two.

The well-marked and marshaled run course is one of the most interesting run routes of any sprint triathlon with an off road section that keeps you focused and gives you great material for your post race stories. You enter the Two Brothers Trail through a gate across from the Congregational Church on King St. (#13 on Map). It follows the right edge of two large fields before entering the woods. Once in the woods you cross two parallel rock walls after which the trail turns left through some wetlands. It then turns uphill steeply with a left turn where it intersects another trail coming in from the right. It flattens out for a bit and then at the large Pine Tree there’s another trail intersection with a sign post. Don’t go straight (to Edsel Rd), instead turn right up a steep hill. At the top of the hill take a left at the sign post. The trail goes down into a gully and then back up to Birch St where the trail section ends. Turn right down the hill on Birch St. toward the lake and the finish line. The run finishes along the beach with cheering spectators fueling the athletes along the final stretch. Then it’s under the giant New England Timing finish arch and on to the post race festivities.

Race Venue Activities

Come to race, but stay for the festivities. Your triathlon experience includes a DJ playing great music, yummy post race treats, and sponsor giveaways. This is a family-friendly race venue with a playground on the beach.


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Event is USAT sanctioned. Participants will be required to list their USAT license or buy a One Day License for $15.

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