Individuals & Teams
RUN 3km – BIKE 13km – RUN 3km
ENTRY: on line link in Calendar (on race date) or home page
START TIME: 10:00 am
FEES: $20 for Senior , $10 for Junior – Please note a discount will be applied at checkout for Triathlon Australia and AWTC members
CATEGORY: Age at 31 December the season of the race
|14 – 16||B||I|
|17 – 19||C||J|
|Senior||20 – 29||D||K|
|30 – 39||E||L|
|40 – 49||F||M|
9:00 am to 9:45 am Registration. Note: No registrations after 9:45 am.
9.00 am Transition area opens
9:50am Transition area closes
9:50am Race briefing
10:00 am Start event
11.30 midday Presentation (approx)
This club event will not have prizes but acknowledgement of category winners will given at the presentation after the event. Spot prizes will be drawn when available.
Results will be published on the AWTC website as soon as possible after the event (usually within 48 hours). To ensure accuracy of the results, athletes are requested to ensure that they have their race race numbers clearly marked on their right arms. It will also help race timers if the their race numbers are called out to timers as they pass the split timing points (if any) and at the finish.
All competitors must obey Triathlon Australia rules. In particular:
RUN: Torsos must be covered during the run leg. Members in teams are to wait near the run exit/entry of the bike compound to be tagged for the next leg.
BIKE: Torsos must be covered during the cycle and run legs. Helmets must be Australian approved for bicycle use. Very Important-traffic awareness–no roads are closed. Obey all road rules. Marshals cannot direct traffic. No drafting allowed. Drafting will result in disqualification. Spacing of at least 3 bicycle lengths is required between competitors unless overtaking.
RUN: (3km) From the start, follow the red markers around on onto the side of the road. Run course is 1.5km out and 1.5km back on Gap Flat road. During the run, stay close to the edge of the roads and be aware of traffic
CYCLE: (13km) Cycle course is 6.5km out and 6.5km back on Osbornes Flat road. Helmet must be done up before bike is removed from the rack. Exiting the bike compound – mount cycle only when on the road as directed. Very Important-traffic awareness–no roads are closed. Obey all road rules. Marshals cannot direct traffic. It is a condition of racing that you obey marshals’ directions at the turnarounds. We are not allowed to stop vehicles and cyclists and must give way at turnaround points. Be particularly careful when arriving back into the transition area – dismount on left hand side of the road and check for traffic before crossing road. Rack bike in the same place before removing helmet.
RUN: (3km) The final run is along the same route as the first run and then back to the finish.
TEAMS: Waiting team members are to be positioned at the non-bike entry/exit of the transition compound to tag the retiring team member. Cycle leg members are to tag the retiring team member before removing their bike from the rack and to rack their bicycle before tagging the run team member.
DIRECTIONS TO ALLAN’S FLAT
Take the Murray Valley Highway out from the Wodonga water tower (towards Tallangatta). At Bandiana, turn right onto the Kiewa Valley Highway and follow this for approximately 3km and turn right into the Yackandandah Road. Follow this for approximately 11km and turn left towards Osborne’s Flat/Allan’s Flat (this is also the road to the Strawberry Winery). 1 Km along this road on the left is the transition area near the lake.
The Allan’s Flat Recreation area has basic toilets and ample car parking located around the tennis courts. There is no mains water or power. We provide fruit and water for our competitors but recommend you bring your own food and drinks for after the event and for non-competitor friends/family.
The Colonial Inn at Allan’s Flat is the closest accommodation to the race venue (about 1 Km away). Contact 02 60271530. Accommodation is also available in Yackandandah (about 7km from race venue) or in Wodonga and Albury about 25km from race venue.
EVENT UPDATE :
Please check this website finally in the week before the event to ensure that you are updated with any changes to the event. The club reserves the right to make last minute changes and these will be advised on the website.