Athlete Information Guide
Race 3 sees the final race of the series return to Champion Lakes to crown to series winners. Bring your Santa hat and your festive colours for this fun day of racing
Race 1 - The day will begin with an Enduro which starts with a 1.5km run, then onto the bike for the 7km lap, athletes will then head into the water for what will be two laps of the 300m swim course, once one lap of the swim is complete athletes exit up the boat ramp run along the grassed area and renter the water from the pontoon or allocated beach area, once the double swim leg is complete athletes head back out on the bike for a 7km lap and then finish with with a 1.5km run.
Distances - 1.5km Run, 7km Bike, 600m Swim, 7km Bike, 1.5km Run
Race 2 - Will be a traditional Swim, Bike, Run to finish the day and the series.
We have included 10-11 year old Mini Marvels the race and they will have their own wave once all athletes are out racing.
After the Super Sprint the fun keeps on going with the Slash for Xmas Cash and Slash for Xmas Cash, we will also have a little kids floatie race for some fun. No registration are need for these races they are open to anyone racing or spectating.
At the conclusion of the race there will be a BBQ and presentations will held to celebrate the winners and all the athletes who competed and completed the series.
RACE 1 - ENDURO - RUN/ BIKE/ SWIM / SWIM/ BIKE / RUN - Continuous
Race 2 - SWIM/ BIKE / RUN
OPEN - Male & Female
ELITE AGE GROUP - Male & Female
YOUTH A- 14/15 Male & Female
YOUTH B - 12/13 Male & Female
AG - 16/24 Male & Female
AG - 25/34 Male & Female
AG - 35/44 Male & Female
AG - 45/54 Male & Female
AG - 55 + Male & Female
General entry $60 for TA members, non members must pay a $10 one day license fee upon registration on race morning
Mini Marvel kids race $20
RACE DAY INFORMATION
6:00 Registration and transition Open
6:40 Registration Closes
6:45 Transition Closes
6:50 Race Briefing
7:00 Race 1 Begins
8:10 Race 2 Begins *this race may start 5 mins earlier or later
8:50 Splash for Cash
9:55 Kids Floatie Race
9:00 Dash for Cash
WAVES # waves may change depending on race day numbers
7:00 OPEN MALES
7:01 OPEN AND YOUTH A FEMALES
7:02 YOUTH A/B AND 16/24 MALES
7:04 AGE GROUP MALES
7:05 YOUTH A AND AGE GROUP FEMALES
8:10 START # subject to change
WAVES WILL BE AS ABOVE IN TIMING AND ORDER
8:17 MINI MARVEL WAVE # PARENTS CAN SWIM WITH CHILDREN OR WE CAN HAVE SOMEONE SWIM WITH THEM..
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 ENDURO/ AWARDS
At the finish of each race athletes will be awarded points equal to their finish position, however the enduro is a little different as there will only be 2 races on the day. Race 1 of the 2 will be as listed below and race 2 you will be allocated the same points as your finish position.
1st place - 1 point,
2nd place - 3 points
3rd Place – 4.5 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 if you require a 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