2018 ETU Standard Distance Triathlon Qualifier
06/08/2017 - All Day
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2018 ETU Standard Distance Triathlon Qualifier

IMPORTANT INFORMATION
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RACE BRIEF

 

Whether you are an experienced athlete looking for a very fast time, or you are a novice competitor looking for a safe and friendly venue for your first open water triathlon, then Grafham Water is ideal. Grafham is a great venue, the blaring PA, and supporters from the local town will push you beyond what you think you’re capable of. Whether it’s your first triathlon or you’re trying to qualify for the British Age-Group Team, we guarantee you’ll enjoy this fantastic venue.

The swim takes place in the beautiful clean waters of the Grafham Water reservoir, with a simple out and back course bike course that takes you through some of the most scenic villages in the area. The run is a one lap course using the natural footpaths of grafham water that loops past the finish area on your   so your friends and family can support and cheer you on. The venue offers camping and ample car-parking, so it’s an ideal event to bring the family to as they’ll get to see you swim, bike and run as well as have the opportunity to enjoy the park environment.

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Race Info

  • Standard: 1500m swim / 23.40mile bike / 10km run
  • Races will start from 07.50 – 8.30 am
  • Minimum age of competitors:  The minimum age to take part in the Standard Distance Event is 17 as of age on 31st December 2017
  • Parking:  Parking will be at Grafham Water. (50m from transition)
  • Arrival and Registration:

NOTE you will collect your race pack at registration on the day of the event. Nothing will be posted prior to the event.

Full race brief / information will be sent by email pre-event once online entries close. (Normally Wednesday prior to the race, Please note we only send to the email address you registered with) The full race brief will be posted HERE by Wednesday as well. Registration will be open from 16.00 – 18.00 on Saturday evening prior to the event and from 06.00 – 07.30 am on race day. Please ensure you arrive early to avoid that last minute rush.

Location

Routes

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Identification

You will be issued with a race number which must be clearly visible on your front or back at all times. You will also be number marked on your hand with a pen. Number belts are allowed, all we ask it that we can see your number at the timing points as a backup to the electronic system.

British Triathlon Federation Rules

BTF rules All competitors must comply with BTF rules (it is recommended that you read the BTF rules and regulations which will be applied to all races) All competitors must be licensed to race, those non BTF members will be required to pay a £5 levy for a day licence, this is payable on the day at registration. (This is not included in your entry fee) BTF members must produce their licence at registration or a £5 levy will be charged prior to racing.

Safety

If circumstances deem the course or travel conditions to be unsafe or it falls outside of the BTF guidelines, Nicetri have the right to change/move, or cancel the event at short notice.

Keep Racing Tidy

If you intend on using race nutrition please keep hold of the empty wrappers untill you reach a suitable place to discard it. We would apprieciate if you could either wait until you reach designated water stations or alternately please drop them by race signage or a marshal point so they can be collected during the race clean up. 

Chip Timing

Chip Timing Solutions will provide computerised chip timing via an electronic chip s
ystem that you attach to your ankle. Please attach the chip to your LEFT ankle and make sure your run over the mats at the various timing points. Your finish time and splits will be available shortly after completing the event.

Transition Rules

Security will always be present in the transition area. Only competitors wearing their I.D. will be allowed in or out of this area. Your race pack will include a race number and 2 smaller labels which are to be attached to your bike and helmet, this must be done prior to entering transition. You must rack your bike in the numbered position. No riding is allowed in the transition area. Your helmet must be fastened on your head at all times whilst you are on your bike or running with your bike through transition.

Prizes

Prizes are both for men and women. One prize per competitor. A full breakdown of prizes and trophies will be given before the event in the race brief.

Camping / Accommodation

Camping is available within the grounds of the Grafham Water (Limited facilities) Toilets will be available on site from Saturday noon. For more details, Email: Keith@nicetri.co.uk . For local Hotels, B&B’s and Camp sites, see www.st-neots.co.uk   

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