Standard (Olympic) Triathlon Eastern England League Event
Date: 09 June 2013
Distance: 1500m swim | 42 k bike | 10 k run
Location: Grafham Water, Buckden, Cambridgeshire
Start time will be 08.30 . One wave, mass beach start
Online entries are closed. We may take entries on the day call 07539213097 for details.
Important imformation before you enter Click here
Located in the heart of Cambridgeshire near the ancient Village of Buckden, Nicetri events presents a Standard Distance Triathlon.(Olympic)
(Team places will also be available, format will be team of 3 each completing 1 discipline each only)
Located in the Marlow Car park at Grafham Water you will be treated to a dip in the beautiful Grafham Water Resevoir followed by a fast, but undulating 1 lap bike course, finishing with a 1 lap scenic out and back run around Grafham Waters and the surrounding villages.
Marlow Car Park
Not sure where Grafham is? – check out http://www.anglianwater.co.uk/leisure/what-to-see/water-parks/grafham/
Arrival and registration
Parking will be at the venue “Marlow Car Park”
PLEASE NOTE you will collect your race pack at registration on the day of the event. Nothing will be posted prior to events.
Race information will be sent by email pre-event
If for any reason you don’t receive this email, full race information will be available at least two days prior to the event, online.
Registration will be open from 16.00 – 18.00 on Saturday evening prior to the event and from 05.30 – 8.00 am on race day. Please ensure you arrive early to avoid that last minute rush.
Minimum age of competitors is 18 in that year.
BTF rules All competitors must comply with BTF rules (it is recommended that you read the BTF rules and regulations which will be applied to all races) all competitors must be licensed to race, those non BTF members will be required to pay a £5 levy for a day licence this is payable on the day at registration. BTF members must produce their licence at registration or a £5 levy will be charged prior to racing.
Safety: If circumstances deem that the Water is in an unsafe condition or it falls outside of the BTF guidelines, Nicetri have the right to realign the event to a duathlon.
Identification You will be issued with 2 body numbers which must be clearly visible on your front and back at all times. You will also be number marked on your hand with a pen. Number belts are allowed, all we ask it that we can see your number at the timing points as a backup to the electronic system.
Timing: Race Timing Systems Ltd will provide computerised timing via an electronic chip system that you attach to your ankle. Please attach the chip to your ankle and make sure your run over the mats at the various timing points. Make sure the chip is under your wetsuit! Your finish time and splits will be available shortly after completing the event. You will need to collect your timing chip from the timing tent adjacent to registration on Sunday morning.
Transition rules security will always be present in the transition area. Only competitors wearing their I.D. will be allowed in or out of this area. Your race pack will include 2 race numbers and 2 smaller labels which are to be attached to your bike and helmet, this must be done prior to entering transition.
You must rack your bike in the numbered position. No riding is allowed in the transition area. Your helmet must be fastened on your head at all times whilst you are on your bike or running with your bike through transition.
Race start time will be announced nearer the time.
Swim waves and times will be published shortly before the event.
Race Briefing race briefings will take place 5 minutes before the start of each wave at the swim start area.
For local Hotels, B&B’s and Campsites, see http://www.grafhamvillage.org.uk/
Prizes are for both men and women. One prize per competitor. A full breakdown of prizes and trophies will be provided shortly before the event.