CANTERBURY SECONDARY SCHOOLS TRIATHLON

  • ENTER HERE https://www.eventplus.co.nz/start?eporg=CSS18
  • Date: Tuesday 6th  March 2018
  • Schedule
    • 10:00am All males 
    • 10:30am All females
    • 11:00am All teams
      • Prize giving will follow as soon as results are processed after the final athletes finish
  • Venue: Scarborough by the clocktower
  • Distances: 350m swim / 9km bike / 3km run - draft legal for individuals non drafting for teams 
  • The format will be all ages groups start together so there will be:
    • All Male individuals race together
    • All Females individuals race together
    • All teams race together (we will split into male/female if number warrant it)
  • Entry -
    • Individuals $35 / Teams $45
  • NOTE - ALL ENTRANTS MUST HAVE ONE VOLUNTEER FROM THEIR SCHOOL TO ASSIST WITH MARSHALLING. Without this happening we will not have a race.  
  • Race Age Categories: The age category for an individual is determined by their age on 1st January 2018. 
  • Individual divisions - Under 14, Under 16, Under 19. 
  • Team divisions - is taken as of the age of the oldest member of the team. 

Race Timing: The timing for this event will be done manually and each entrant will receive a total event time only.

Medical: There will be a Medical Team on hand to deal with any medical issues that arise.

Race Cancellations: The race will be conducted on the day unless extreme weather conditions or other natural events prevail. 

RACE RULES + SAFETY PLAN - CLICK HERE

Course Details / Maps: 

SWIM - 350m course. Likely starting from the lifeboat ramp out to a buoy, turn left toward the exit by the steps in front of Ocean cafe (next to the clocktower) *if there are big waves and the swim cannot be held the swim will be replaced with a 1.5km run.

BIKE - https://ridewithgps.com/routes/19158903

  • right out of transition on Heberden
  • right into Nayland
  • left Head St 
  • right into Colenso
  • 3 laps 
    • Along Colenso
    • left into Wakefield
    • left into Heberden (over a small hill) - this road is narrow
    • left into Colenso
  • After completing 3 laps of the above "triangle"
  • Right into Head St (you must give way to traffic when turning right)
  • Right into Nayland turns left into Heberden
  • Left into transition

RUN - 2 laps on the promenade finishing in front of the clocktower.

Individuals and teams will race over the same distances

 

IMPORTANT RULES

  • DRAFTING is allowed on the bike for the individual and tag team event. There is NO DRAFTING for the relay teams
  • In school championships disc wheels, tri spokes, wheel covers or deep rimmed wheels over 45mm (when measured from rim edge) are not permitted. 
  • All wheels must have a minimum of 12 spokes.
  • No aero bars are allowed for individual or tag relay to ensure a safer ride

 

2017 RESULTS http://www.racesplitter.com/races/644DFB2A9

2016 RESULTS CLICK HERE
2015 RESULTS CLICK HERE