CANTERBURY SECONDARY SCHOOLS TRIATHLON
Date: Friday 8th March 2019
08:45 - registration opens
9:45 All males
10:15 All females
10:45 All teams
Prize giving will follow as soon as results are processed after the final athletes finish
There are medals for individuals and teams + trophies for the individuals
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)
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.
right out of transition on Heberden
right into Nayland
left Head St
right into 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
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