RACE Day SCHEDULE:
PRE-RACE MEETING: A mandatory pre-race meeting will be held at 7:45 am
START TYPE: This event features a POOL SWIM in a 25m pool.
WAVE and RACE TIMING:
Grand Prix (14-19
Race 1: 8:00 am
Race 2: 11:00am
6km (3 laps)
1.5km (1 lap)
8KM (4 laps)
3KM (3 laps)
2KM (2 laps)
1KM (1 lap)
1.5KM (2 laps of 750m)
500m (1 lap)
750m ( 1 lap)
250M (1 lap)
IMPORTANT: Race day schedule may be adjusted up until race day. We recommend keeping an eye out for newsletters and correspondence from the race organizers.
All bikes will be inspected by officials before entering the transition zone. This bike check is mandatory.
Please ensure that your athlete's bike is in good repair and is safe for your athlete and the other competitors. Bikes must have functioning front and rear brakes, inflated tires, and no kickstands. Athletes may not be able to compete if their bike is deemed unsafe. Please remember that it is the responsibility of the athlete and their parents to ensure that all equipment meets Triathlon Ontario guidelines.
Due to the structure of the event, the transition area WILL BE CLOSED until the end of the final event. Please be prepared to be at the race site until the end of the final event.
REMINDER THAT THE DISTANCE BETWEEN THE SWIM AND THE TRANSITION ZONE IS APPROXIMATELY 300 M ACROSS STAIRS, PACKED DIRT AND GRAVEL. IT IS HIGHLY RECOMMENDED THAT ATHLETES BRING FOOTWEAR FOR THIS STRETCH OF THE RACE. FOOTWEAR IS NOT MANDATORY AND IS LEFT UP TO THE DISCRETION OF THE ATHLETE.
Please park at Sacred Heart High School. There will be NO PARKING at G
RULES: 2018 Bytown Storm Triathlon Race Series
All participants must wear an approved cycling helmet while on the cycling course.
Chin straps must be fastened before removing the bike from the bike rack.
Chin straps must remain fastened until the bike has returned to the bike rack.
Participants must rack their own bikes in the transition area.
Boys and girls must wear shirts or singlets during the bike and run.
Bib numbers must not be altered in any way (do not cut, trim or fold the number) they must be worn as is.
Please try to have your bib number visible on the front of the body at the finish line (if we can read it we can announce your name as you cross the finish line.)
Aero bars, race wheels and quick release pedals: please consult the Triathlon Ontario website for the current rules regarding the use of this equipment. The rules have changed recently (several times) and the Triathlon Ontario site should have the most relevant information posted. If in doubt please contact Triathlon Ontario for clarification.
Drafting on the bike course is not permitted unless in the 14-15 Draft Legal event
Participants and parents must conform to the rules of fair play and good sportsmanship.
Parental assistance is not permitted on the race course or in the transition area once the race has begun. Any outside assistance may result in immediate disqualification.
The TriOn Official or Race Director may disqualify a participant who is in direct violation of the rules.
All participants must belong to TriOn or must purchase a Triathlon Ontario One Day Membership at the cost of $10 for the full series.
Kickstands attached to the rear wheel axle and bent or broken reflectors must be removed.
Kickstands that are mounted under the bottom bracket (pedal axle) may be left on the bike, however, must be taped securely to the frame.
Athletes must obey race marshals, they are for your safety! Failure to do so may result in disqualification.
Athletes may appeal penalties/disqualifications to the race director at the completion of their wave.
THE TRANSITION AREA IS CLOSED UNTIL ALL EVENTS ARE COMPLETED. NO EQUIPMENT WILL BE REMOVED UNTIL THE LAST ATHLETE FINISHES THEIR EVENT
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