When

Sunday 17th Sept 2017


Location

Bottisham Village College Sports Centre, Bottisham, Cambridge CB25 9DL


Overview

The aim of this event is to have fun racing, to encourage mixing within and between Cambridge Tri Club and Walden Tri club and their friends and to provide a friendly introduction to multi-sport for novices.

It is held in the 25 metre indoor pool at Bottisham Village College and the run takes place on the field adjacent.

Schedule

08:00   - registration and transition open

08:40   - registration closes

08:45   - race briefing at the finish line

09:00   - race starts

12:30   - results (provisional time)


Entrants

Competitors can enter as individuals and will be placed by the race organisers into a team or they can enter as a team.

It is a mixed team event, for teams of 3 to 5 with no restriction on which categories make up a team, except that each team must have one senior (senior or vet) and one junior member (Tristart to Youth).

Teams can now be made up from members of different clubs.

The overall team score will be calculated from the average of the ranking position within each category.

If you know who is going to be in your team please email the names of all the team members to this email address once you have all entered the event online:  aquathlon2017@cambridgetriathlonclub.com

Novices are encouraged to race but will not be part of a team. They will be placed in one of 3 novice age categories with separate prizes.


Categories for Team Racing

Age as of 31st December 2017


Male/Female Categories                                 Swim                                          Run

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Tristart (8 yrs)                                                         50m                                            600m
Tristar 1 (9-10 yrs)                                                150m                                         1200m
Tristar 2 (11-12 yrs)                                             200m                                         1800m
Tristar 3 (13-14 yrs)                                             300m                                         2400m
Youth (15-16 yrs)                                                  300m                                         2400m
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Junior (17-18 yrs)                                                  400m                                         3000m
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Senior (19-39 yrs)                                                  400m                                         3000m
Veteran (40+ yrs)                                                   400m                                         3000m
Super Vet (50+ yrs)                                               400m                                         3000m

 

Team combination

 

Teams can be from 3 to 5 people from the above categories but for each team to qualify, it must have a minimum of one entrant from the Tristar/Youth category and one entrant from the Senior/Vet/Super Vet Category.

 

This ensures that the principle of a scoring team comprising one under 16 and one over 18 is upheld.

 

Teams can now be made up from members of different clubs.

 

Team scoring

 

All Team Members must complete the race, No DNFs, DQs for scores to be considered.

 

Within each qualifying team, the average of the rankings per category will be calculated.

 

If teams are drawn equal, the highest rankings will determine position. If still equal after this the result will be declared a draw.

 

There will be prizes for first, second and third team.


 

Novice Race

(Defined as anyone having competed in less than 3 mulitsport events)

 

Novices will complete a reduced course to encourage participation and will compete according to age and male/female category.


 

Categories for Novices

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Novice Kids (8 to 10yrs)                                         50m                                            600m

Novice Kids (11 to 16yrs  )                                   100m                                         1800m

Novice Adults (17+)                                              100m                                         2400m

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