Athlete Information Guide
Race 1 of the Super Sprint Series kicks off in Childow at the stunning Lake Leschenaultia. This is the race not to be missed with a lake swim, a 6km cycle with rolling hills and a beautiful trail run.
This race also doubles as a school sports selection race.
Lake Leschenaultia is a national park and it is a privilege to be racing in such a beautiful area, please be respectful of this when racing,
*Please note the roads are closed of this event - however as there is only one way in and out of this area, traffic may appear without warning. Please proceed with caution safety first always.
3 X Races of a SWIM 300M - BIKE 6KM - RUN 1.5KM
RACE 1 - SWIM/BIKE/RUN
RACE 2 - RUN/SWIM/BIKE
RACE 3 - RUN/BIKE/SWIM
OPEN - Male & Female
YOUTH A- 14/15 Male & Female # Can only do races 1 & 3
YOUTH B - 12/13 Male & Female # Can only do races 1 & 3
AG - 16/24 Male & Female
AG - 25/34 Male & Female
AG - 35/44 Male & Female
AG - 45/54 Male & Female
AG -55 + Male & Famale
RACE DAY TIMES & WAVES
6:00 - Registration and transition open
6:40 - Registration Closes
6:45 - Transition Closes
6:50 - Race Briefing at swim start
7:00 - RACE 1
7:50 - RACE 2
8:40 - RACE 3
9:50 - Transition Opens
10: 00 - Presentations
# Please note: transition will re open briefly before the start of race 2 and 3 for re organising your equipment and bike. Race announcer will announce when this is to take place.
COURSE MAPS & PARKING
The leader of each race category and gender will have a high visibility leader’s singlet allocated to them. The point’s leader on the day will wear the singlet and if the lead changes the singlet is passed on to the new race leader. This singlet will be worn throughout the season and the winners at the completion race 3, the series final will be awarded the singlet.
POINTS FOR EACH RACE/ AWARDS
At the finish of each race athletes will be awarded points equal to their finish position.
-1st place - 1 point,
-2nd place -2 points
-3rd Place – 3 points…. and so on.
The points will be tallied after each race and the athlete with the lowest score will be the race winner.
Medals will be awarded to the top 3 athletes (with lowest points) in each of the race categories.
Athletes will be briefed before the race on what happens at the finish line to record placing this race will not be recorded with a timing chip system.
GENERAL RACE INFORMATION
Medals will be awarded to first three in each of the categories male and female
Open athletes will be racing for prize money TBC
Point will be allocated during and after each race that will be made available on race day and posted online after the event.
You must be a member of Triathlon Australia to race draft legal, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org if you require a day license, or bring $10 cash race morning to pay for a one day license.
DRAFT LEGAL RACING RULES
AS the bike leg is draft leg is draft legal, ONLY road bikes, wheels and helmets that meet the strict draft legal racing requirements will be allowed to race. Technical Officials will be checking all bikes on race day so please ensure that you read the attached forms to make sure your bike is compliant. STRICTLY NO TIME TRIAL bikes are permitted to race.
RACE DAY RULES
No passing on the left at all.
No drafting from another race wave (if waves are sent off together this this will be allowed).
No drafting opposite genders.
No overtaking on either bridge.
Absolutely no littering outside aid stations