ABERSOCH TRIATHLON INFORMATION

RACE START TIMES on Saturday 17th JUNE 2017
9:00am – Abersoch Olympic Triathlon
10:00am – Abersoch Sprint Triathlon
10:30am – Abersoch Holiday Homes 1K Beach Sprint

Please arrive and be ready 30 minutes before your race start time.

TERMS & CONDITIONS All entrants must abide by the race T&C’s. These can be read during the entry process or you can READ THE T&C’s HERE

RACE PACKS These are only sent out via email containing all the information & final instructions you need in preparation for race day. It includes details of where to register and to collect your race bibs, timing tags etc.
This will be on the evening before or morning of the race itself.

WHAT TO DO IF YOU CAN’T ATTEND REGISTRATION This is important if you don’t think you will have time to register & collect your race items in good time before the race starts.

  • Nominate Someone to attend the registration & collect items for you.
  • Your nominee needs to provide a letter written and signed by you, giving permission for them to collect everything, or a copy of your original online order.
  • Your nominee also needs to bring some identification (for example, their passport or driving license).

ELITE TRIATHLETES  If you are an elite triathlete then please contact james@sensationgroup.com for information on entries.

PRIZES  There is £1,500 in prize money, product prizes and a trophy to first man & first woman in both Sprint & Olympic distances. CLICK FOR FULL PRIZE BREAKDOWN.

MEDALS & SUSTENANCE  Zinc Alloy top quality race medals with bespoke lanyards, a bottle of water & energy drink & items like banana’s & Mars bars will be given to all triathlon finishers.

TIMING  All triathletes will be provided with an ankle tag timing chip, This will record your individual time from when you personally cross the start line to when you cross the finish lines.

RESULTS  Full results will be available shortly after completion of the race. CLICK HERE FOR RESULTS PAGE.

DRINK STATION  There will be a water & energy drink station at 5k for the Olympic distance athletes and to both Sprint & Olympic distance athletes at the finish.

THE START  The start is on Abersoch beach to the right of the middle slip ramp (bottom of Lon Golff / Golf Road). Race Safety briefing takes place 15 minutes before each race and is compulsory to attend

THE TRIATHLON COURSE  CLICK HERE FOR SPRINT & OLYMPIC COURSE DETAILS.

RACE RULES 

UK Race triathlons and duathlons are governed by the British Triathlon Federation. All entrants are required to abide by all applicable British Triathlon rules and regulations found in the BTF Rulebook.

  • Competitors must be 17 or over to enter and take part in the Olympic tri and 16 or over for the Sprint tri
  • Wearing of wetsuits for the swim discipline will be mandatory
  • This is a no drafting event.
  • A cut off time will be in force at Transition 2 (bike to run): Any olympic distance cyclists arriving in transition from the bike after 12:00pm will be directed onto the sprint run route.
  • Unless you are an affiliated member of the British Triathlon Federation you must purchase a Day License Membership at registration. This provides you with third party liability insurance. It’s valid on the day of your competition and cannot be transferred. Please bring £5 cash to buy your membership at registration. Please present your day or annual membership at registration.
  • Triathletes will not hold the race organiser responsible for any injury or loss
  • Registrants understand that the final decision for the commencement of the race to go ahead on the day is that of the race organisers “Sensation Group” only.
  • Event organisers are able to amend the course route at any time and without prior notification
  • All registrants must agree to the race Terms & Conditions when entering