Athlete Information Guide
Race 2 sees the series return to Champion Lakes. Bring your Santa hat and your festive colours for this fun day of racing
RACE 1 - ENDURO - SWIM/ BIKE / RUN / SWIM / BIKE / RUN - Continuous
Race 2 - SWIM/ BIKE / RUN
Race 1 -Race one is 2 super sprint distances rolled into one. It will start with the 300m swim, athletes will exit water and head out for a one lap bike leg then head back into transition and out onto a 1.5km run. They will then repeat it again with another 300m swim, then onto the bike for one more lap before heading back into transition for the last time and out for a 1.5km run to the finish line.
Race 2 - Will be a traditional Swim, Bike, Run to finish the day.
After the Super Sprint the fun keeps on going with the now traditional Splash for Xmas Cash and Dash for Xmas Cash. No registration is needed for these racing as they are open to anyone racing, including junior athletes.
At the conclusion of the race there will be food and a presentation will be held to celebrate the winners and placegetters.
OPEN - Male & Female
YOUTH A- 14/15 Male & Female # YOUTH A athletes can only race the enduro, not race 2.
YOUTH B - 12/13 Male & Female # YOUTH B athletes can only race the enduro, not race 2.
AG - 16/24 Male & Female
AG - 25/34 Male & Female
AG - 35/44 Male & Female
AG - 45/54 Male & Female
AG - 55 + Male & Female
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
8:00 Race 2 Begins
8:50 Splash for Cash
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
8:00 START # subject to change
WAVES WILL BE AS ABOVE IN TIMING AND ORDER
The leader of OPEN 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. Due to COVID, age group athletes will be given wrist leader bands.
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.
Leaders Singlets will be given to winners of the series and 2nd and 3rd place will receive a trophy
Only athletes that raced all 3 Super Sprints will be able to take home series prizes
GENERAL RACE INFORMATION
Medals will be awarded to the first three in each of the categories male and female
Open athletes will be racing for prize money TBC
Points 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. We are racing under Age Group draft legal rules.
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
No clip on bars