Frequently Asked Questions – FAQs

REGISTRATION QUESTIONS

WHEN DOES REGISTRATION BEGIN?                                                                    HOW MUCH DOES IT COST?                                                                                  WHAT DOES IT INCLUDE?

Registration begins in June. Early Bird Registration runs from June 15th – July 15th (until midnight EST.) Early Bird Registration Fees: Online: $70. Mail-In/Paper: $80 (Must be postmarked no later than July 15th.)

Regular Registration begins after Early Bird Registration on July 16th. At this time, the Registration Fee increases to $90 (for BOTH Online & Mail-In/Paper.)

Online Registration closes September 27th at midnight EST. Mail-In/Paper Registration must be postmarked no later than September 27th.

Late Registration is on-site and in person at Maggs Center on the Friday before Sea Gull Century from 3:00-8:00 p.m. Late Registration Fee: $100

THERE IS NO DAY OF THE EVENT REGISTRATION.

WHAT IF I HAVE REGISTERED AND HAVE BECOME INJURED OR I AM UNABLE TO ATTEND THE RACE?

There will be no refunds or transfers to another year. You may transfer your ride to another person.

HOW DO I TRANSFER MY REGISTRATION TO ANOTHER RIDER?

Please call us at 410-548-2772 to transfer to another rider. Before calling we will need the “new riders” following information:

  • Full Name:
  • Full Address:
  • Phone:
  • Email:
  • Age:
  • Shirt Size:
  • Route you’re riding:
  • Emergency contact name and phone number:

The new rider will also need to sign a liability form which can be found at www.seagullcentury.org

The new rider will need to print it out and mail it into

  • Sea Gull Century
    P.O. Box 2655
    Salisbury, MD 21802

It is up to the old rider to give the new rider the rider packet.

I REGISTERED LATE AND YOU ARE NO LONGER SENDING OUT RIDER PACKETS

You can pick them up at the information table located in Maggs Center starting Friday at 3:00 pm or Saturday at 6:30 am.

WHAT DOES MY PACKET INCLUDE?

Your registration packet will include your:

  • bib number
  • bike number
  • adhesive numbered sticker matching your bib number that goes on your helmet
  • safety pins
  • Marathon Foto information for pictures

This MUST be worn on event day in order to have access to medical services and rest stops.

WHAT DOES MY REGISTRATION INCLUDE?

  • The official Sea Gull Century rider long-sleeve shirt
  • Rider Number
  • On-site tech and first aid
  • SAG service during the ride
  • Friday night free reception party
  • Refreshments at rest stops
  • Saturday lawn party and music (cash sales of food and drink)

IS THERE DAY OF REGISTRATION?

There is no day of registration.

However, on-site registration will be open the Friday night before Sea Gull Century. This is in-person at Maggs Center from 3:00 pm until 8:00 p.m. The Late Registration Fee is $100.

HOW DO I KNOW I HAVE REGISTERED?

You will receive a confirmation email stating you are registered for Sea Gull Century. In the email will be your rider number along with your mailing address.

If there are any errors please contact us at 410-548-2772 so we can fix any changes and make sure your rider packet arrives to you and does not get lost in the mail.

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DAY OF EVENT

DO I HAVE TO CHECK IN?

You do not have to check in. It is a show and go start between 7-9 am.

Start Time 1st Heat: 7-7:45 am Pace groups and faster riders. For cycling safety, if you typically pass riders please use this start time.

Start Time 2nd Heat: 7:50-8:45 am All other riders.

*You must wear your rider number

CAN I SWITCH THE ROUTE I WANT TO DO?

Yes, you can switch the route you would like to ride the day of. We ask if you know ahead of time to contact us at 410-548-2772 or email us at seagull@salisbury.edu

If you decide to change day of please make sure you have the appropriate map for your ride.

WHAT DO I NEED ON THE DAY OF SEA GULL CENTURY, IN ORDER TO PARTICIPATE?

To participate all cyclist must wear their assigned rider bib.

Make sure you have your choice of route map that has turn by turn directions.

Make sure the SAG number 410-543-6342 is in your cell phone.

Please note: we do not provide bottled water or cups. You must bring your own water bottle(s).

WHERE CAN I PARK?

There are parking maps available online at www.seagullcentury.org. Please make sure to park in areas designated for Sea Gull Century parking. There will be Campus Police and student groups to assist you with parking.

WHAT TIME DOES THE EVENT START?

Sea Gull Century does not have a specific start time. It’s a start and go between 7-9am. Again, you do not have to check in anywhere nor is this event timed.

DO I NEED TO COMPLETE THE COURSE BY A SPECIFIC TIME?

Due to safety reasons, we ask all riders finish by 6 pm.

ARE THERE PLACES TO SHOWER AFTER?

There are showers available in the lockers rooms of Maggs Center from noon until    6:00 p.m. Towels are not provided. Lockers are not available for use.

CAN I USE THE POOL IN MAGGS CENTER ON SATURDAY?

Unfortunately, the pool is not available for use.

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RANDOM QUESTIONS

WHAT’S THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN THE ROUTES?

All routes go on at the same time on the same day. Depending on what route you choose you will follow the course map along with the color coded seagulls painted on the street.

  • Assateague follow the white seagulls
  • Princess Anne metric follow the yellow seagulls

**Please make sure to carry your course map with you at all times***

– Assateague is 100 miles and goes down to the beach. Here riders can see the picturesque Atlantic Ocean and wild ponies that live on Assateague Island.

– Princess Anne Metric is 65 miles through Somerset County.

DO I NEED TO WEAR A HELMET?

Yes, we require all participants to wear a helmet while on the course during our event.  For the proper fitting of a helmet please check out this link, https://bikeleague.org/content/bike-helmets

WHERE CAN I FIND A COURSE MAP? 

The Course Map details can be found at www.seagullcentury.org. Please select one of the two courses you would like to ride.

ARE E-BIKES ALLOWED?

For our event we do not allow motorized bikes/vehicles on the course for Sea Gull Century. This would cover anything from battery to gas powered scooters/bikes/motorcycles. We do allow non-motorized bicycles.

I’M COMING FROM FAR AWAY, IS THERE ANY PLACE WHERE I CAN RENT A BICYCLE?

Yes, at Unlimited Biking. Your bicycle will be available for pick up on-campus (the morning of the event) and drop off at the finish line.

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