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Sydney Duathlon Series 2018 Race 1

Sunday, July 8, 2018
Sydney Duathlon Series Sydney International Regatta Centre Gate A, Old Castlereagh Rd PenrithNSWAustralia  2751
Sunday, July 8, 2018
Sydney Duathlon Series Sydney International Regatta Centre Gate A, Old Castlereagh Rd PenrithNSWAustralia  2751
Duathlon-Individuals - 5km Run/ 20km Cycle/ 2.5km Run - 12PM Race Start - Individual - Hills Triathlon Club Member
A$45.00
Duathlon-Individuals - 5km Run/ 20km Cycle/ 2.5km Run - 12PM Race Start - Individual - Hills Triathlon Club Member
A$45.00
Duathlon-Individuals - 5km Run/ 20km Cycle/ 2.5km Run - 12PM Race Start - Individual - Triathlon Australia Member
A$55.00
Duathlon-Individuals - 5km Run/ 20km Cycle/ 2.5km Run - 12PM Race Start - Individual - Triathlon Australia Member
A$55.00
Duathlon-Individuals - 5km Run/ 20km Cycle/ 2.5km Run - 12PM Race Start - Individual - Non-Member
A$55.00
Duathlon-Individuals - 5km Run/ 20km Cycle/ 2.5km Run - 12PM Race Start - Individual - Non-Member
A$55.00
Duathlon-Teams 5km Run/ 20km Cycle/ 2.5km Run. 12PM Race Start - Team - Hills Triathlon Club Members
A$60.00
Duathlon-Teams 5km Run/ 20km Cycle/ 2.5km Run. 12PM Race Start - Team - Hills Triathlon Club Members
A$60.00
Duathlon-Teams 5km Run/ 20km Cycle/ 2.5km Run. 12PM Race Start - Team - Triathlon Australia Members
A$70.00
Duathlon-Teams 5km Run/ 20km Cycle/ 2.5km Run. 12PM Race Start - Team - Triathlon Australia Members
A$70.00
Duathlon-Teams 5km Run/ 20km Cycle/ 2.5km Run. 12PM Race Start - Team - Non-Members
A$70.00
Duathlon-Teams 5km Run/ 20km Cycle/ 2.5km Run. 12PM Race Start - Team - Non-Members
A$70.00
Enticer Duathlon-2km Run / 10km Cycle / 1 km Run - Individual - Hills Triathlon Club Members
A$35.00
Enticer Duathlon-2km Run / 10km Cycle / 1 km Run - Individual - Hills Triathlon Club Members
A$35.00
Enticer Duathlon-2km Run / 10km Cycle / 1 km Run - Individual Triathlon Australia Member
A$45.00
Enticer Duathlon-2km Run / 10km Cycle / 1 km Run - Individual Triathlon Australia Member
A$45.00
Enticer Duathlon-2km Run / 10km Cycle / 1 km Run - Individual - Non-Member
A$45.00
Enticer Duathlon-2km Run / 10km Cycle / 1 km Run - Individual - Non-Member
A$45.00
10-11yo Duathlon-1km run / 5km cycle / 500m run - Individual Hills Triathlon Club Member
A$15.00
10-11yo Duathlon-1km run / 5km cycle / 500m run - Individual Hills Triathlon Club Member
A$15.00
10-11yo Duathlon-1km run / 5km cycle / 500m run - Individual Triathlon Australia Members
A$25.00
10-11yo Duathlon-1km run / 5km cycle / 500m run - Individual Triathlon Australia Members
A$25.00
10-11yo Duathlon-1km run / 5km cycle / 500m run - Individual - Non-Members
A$25.00
10-11yo Duathlon-1km run / 5km cycle / 500m run - Individual - Non-Members
A$25.00
7-9yo Duathlon-500m run / 3km bike / 500m run - Individual - Hills Triathlon Member
A$15.00
7-9yo Duathlon-500m run / 3km bike / 500m run - Individual - Hills Triathlon Member
A$15.00
7-9yo Duathlon-500m run / 3km bike / 500m run - Individual - Triathlon Australia Members
A$25.00
7-9yo Duathlon-500m run / 3km bike / 500m run - Individual - Triathlon Australia Members
A$25.00
7-9yo Duathlon-500m run / 3km bike / 500m run - Individual - Non-Member
A$25.00
7-9yo Duathlon-500m run / 3km bike / 500m run - Individual - Non-Member
A$25.00

About This Activity

Event details and schedule

Hills Triathlon Club

Sydney Duathlon Series

12pm Sunday 8 July 2018

Registration from 11am – 11:40am

(Juniors 7-9 years Registration 11am - 11:30am)

 

INFORMATION, RULES AND INSTRUCTIONS

PRE-RACE GENERAL INFORMATION

LOCATION:

This is the Sydney Duathlon Series, which is being held at the Sydney International Regatta Centre at Penrith. Registration and transition are located on the ‘island’, west of the grandstand. A map of the event course will be available at the Registration Tent and is available on the Hills Triathlon Club Facebook page.

PARKING:

Parking will be on the Island next to the transition area.

COURSE INFORMATION:

Officials will be on hand at Registration to answer any specific questions you may have concerning the course, the rules and to assist you generally. Do not hesitate to raise any query no matter how trivial it may seem.

 

MEDICAL FITNESS/SIGNED WAIVER:

You are reminded of your acceptance of entry conditions, waiver release and indemnification. Please note this is a legal part of the form and affects your rights. You have attested your physical condition to participate in this event. If you have developed a medical condition since you registered to enter this should be brought to attention and, where deemed appropriate by the Race Director, a medical certificate produced.

 

REGISTRATION:

This will take place at the transition area from 11am on race day. At Registration, you may be required to produce some form of I.D. (drivers licence, T.A. licence). Registration must be completed by 11:40am. Only competitors will be permitted to enter the transition area.

 

TIMING:

The Hills Triathlon Club Race Series will use an electronic timing system, involving of an electronic chip attached to an ankle band. Your responsibilities as a competitor include:

  • When you register, you will be issued with your Timing Band.
  • You must wear the Timing Band at all times while racing. The timing band with the chip must be attached to your left ankle before you check into transition. You must leave it on until you finish the entire race. It is a means of recording your finish times across the special timing points located at the end of each leg of the race.
  • At the completion of the race you will be required to remove the timing band and hand it to Officials prior to leaving the finish compound area.
  • As you have acknowledged on your entry contract, the timing chip and band is on loan and you are committed to returning the band intact with the chip to the Hills Triathlon Club, or pay a $20.00 fee.
  • It is imperative that you return the timing band to the race dropout clerk at the finish should you
  • withdraw from the race at any time. It is essential for us to know where you are on the course at all times for your safety and our ability to post accurate official results post race.
  • Note the Race Director will monitor and collect timing bands from competitors who may be transported from the course direct to the Medical Recovery Area at the Finish Compound.

 

MEDICAL:

Qualified First Aid Personnel will be on duty at transition. Please ask for medical help if you have the slightest hint you may need it. Any aid given by race medical personnel on the course is permissible and will not lead to disqualification. If, however, you have any other outside assistance you will be disqualified. You will be withdrawn from the race only if you require transportation, IV fluids, or if medical personnel consider your continued participation presents a danger to the health or welfare of you or others.

 

AID STATION:

There will be a drink station in front of the grandstand that athletes will pass during both run legs.  Athletes are encouraged to have a water bottle on their bike. 

 

TOILETS:

Toilet blocks are located behind the eastern end of the grandstand approximately 100 metres from the transition area as well as in the boat shed behind the grandstand.

 

RACE NUMBERS:

Competitors will be allocated a race number. The bike number must be affixed to the seat post of the bike and the helmet number to the front of the helmet. The bib number must be worn during the run leg. Race belts will be available for purchase from the registration tent.

 

If teams have different runners, then you will need to transfer the bib number over to each runner, we recommend using a race belt.

 

BIKE and HELMET SAFETY:

You should ensure that your bike is in race worthy condition and you must wear a Bike Helmet that carries an Australian Standards Approved Sticker. You should ensure that it is adjusted properly.

 

TRANSITION PROCEDURES:

Enter the transition zone only after you have registered at the registration area and only enter by the entrance that will be manned by Technical Officials from Triathlon Australia. When entering transition your helmet should be on your head with the chin straps clipped together as if you were ready to race. A visual inspection of your helmet and bike will be carried out by the Technical Officials as you enter the transition zone.

The transition area will close at the beginning of the race briefing. Bags must not be left in the transition area. A separate bag area is provided. Officials will remove any bags that are left in the transition area and put them in the bag area. Plastic bags are also to be removed as they can be a trip hazard during the race.

 

RACE RULES:

Triathlon Australia rules will be applied to the HILLS TRIATHLON CLUB RACE SERIES. Please refer to them if in any doubt on any aspect of the race. You will be able to discuss any questions/issues with the Technical Officials at the entry to transition on the day. A copy of the rules is available at the web address below:

http://www.triathlon.org.au/

 

Any special rules that may be applied by the Race Director will be notified to you at the Pre-race Briefing. The Race Director and Technical Official are in charge of race safety and logistics. The race director is responsible for providing a safe race course and has taken steps to make the race safe and enjoyable. Competitors are responsible for their own safety, the safety of their own equipment and are to be considerate of the safety of others.

 

Outside Assistance:

There are sufficient viewing areas on the course for your family, friends, coaches and supporters to see you during the race. Do not allow them to automatically disqualify you by being on the course with you.

 

RULES FOR FAMILY FRIENDS AND SUPPORTERS:

  • DO NOT bike, drive or run beside a competitor on any part of the course, as you will guarantee the disqualification of that competitor.
  • DO NOT use permanent paint or crayon for graffiti on any road. Chalk is acceptable but where permanent paint graffiti is identified to a competitor, that competitor will be disqualified.
  • DO make sure your competitor has read and knows the Rules and has thoroughly read this document.
  • DO NOT enter the water or swim in the lake at any time.

 

LOST PROPERTY:

You should place some form of identification on all your personal gear/property for ease of identification if any is misplaced and handed in to officials. Please note that the race organizers take no responsibility for lost property. Property handed in to the officials will be available for collection until the transition area is dismantled and packed away at the registration tent. Unclaimed items will be discarded or delivered to charity.

 

RUBBISH ON THE COURSE:

This is an issue with the event centre and we do not want complaints about the extent of discarded wrappers from the race. Please avoid discarding energy bar/gel wrappers and, where available, use garbage bins particularly on the run course. There is provision for disqualification for littering on the course.

 

RACE DAY/ RACE COURSE DETAILS AND LAYOUT:

A map of the course and the transition area will be provided at the race or is available on the Hills Triathlon Club Facebook page.

 

PRE-RACE BRIEFING:

Your pre-race briefing will take place at 11:45am. Inherent in this briefing is an acknowledgment that you are familiar with Triathlon Australia Rules and the contents of this document. Any confusion or queries should be directed to the Race Director in the first instance before Race Day. Knowledge of the course and rules is entirely your responsibility.

 

RACE DESCRIPTION:

 

RUN 1: Full 5 km, Enticer 2km, Juniors 10-11 years 1km, Juniors 7-9 years 500m

 

FULL: The first run will be a complete lap of the Regatta Centre main competition lake in an anti-clockwise direction on the inner pedestrian path. You will start on the main road which will merge into a single lane prior to crossing the bridge from the island. You will follow the road until directed onto the pedestrian path on the far side of the competition lake. Please keep to the left unless passing another competitor.

ENTICER & JUNIOR: The first run will be along the north side of the Regatta Centre lake and will be an out and back course starting from the same place as the full event.  Enticer will do 2 laps.  10-11 years will do 2 laps of their course & 7-9 years will do 1 lap. Marshalls will direct competitors to the foreshore and competitors will turn around at their respective points. 

 

TRANSITION 1: Run 1 to Cycle

At the completion of first run leg, you will run through the finish line to enter transition.

 

CYCLE: Full 20 km. Enticer 10km, Junior 10-11 years 5km, Juniors 7-9 years 3km

The cycle course is a loop around the competition lake which is 5km long in an anti-clockwise direction. Competitors in the full race will complete 4 laps for the full event, 2 laps for the Enticer and 1 lap for Juniors 10- 11 years. 7- 9 years will do a different looped course. This is a NON DRAFTNG EVENT to which all Triathlon Australia rules apply. You must overtake on the righthand side of another cyclist, and must cycle to the left side of the course except when overtaking.

Please note that, while the Regatta Centre is closed to all vehicular traffic there may be pedestrians or other cyclists on the course. Competitors must be alert to the possibility of encountering a pedestrian at all times and must be prepared to give way to any pedestrians if a collision is possible.

 

TRANSITION 2 - Cycle to Run 2:

At the completion of cycle leg, ensure you dismount your bike before the dismount line and then proceed to the bike entry point. Do not take your helmet off until the bike is fully racked in its original position. Teams will need to transfer the timing chip to the runner’s left ankle at the designated team change point.

 

RUN 2: Full 2.5km, Enticer 1km, all Juniors 500 metres

The course for Run 2 is the sealed path on the Northern edge of the main competition lake and is an out and back course of a single lap for each distance. All competitors MUST run on the right-hand side of this run course.

 

FINISH LINE:

After crossing the Finish Line, please remove your timing chip and hand it to a race official within the finish chute. You will then move into a finish area where refreshments will be available for you.

 

RACE RESULTS:

Live results will be available on http://www.sportsplits.com and a direct link on http://www.hillstriclub.com/ when finalized after the event.

 

 

Nichole Edsall

Hills Tri Club

Race Director

race@hillstriclub.com

0427 779 285

 

Organizer Info

  • Hills Triathlon Club

Map & Direction

Sydney Duathlon Series Sydney International Regatta Centre Gate A, Old Castlereagh Rd PenrithNSWAustralia  2751
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