Allan’s Flat
Individuals & TeamsEVENTS:

      Junior Triathlon           
Sub-Junior Aquathon
Saturday Swim 25m – Run 400m Juniors 6 y.o. to 10 y.o – Individuals and Teams
Open Water Swim
Saturday
Free swim session over the course All welcome
Sprint Triathlon
Sunday Swim 500m – Bike 20km – Run 5km Individuals & Teams

OPEN WATER SWIM: Saturday, at Allan’s Flat. From 6:45pm. There is no entry cost.

SPRINT TRIATHLON: Registration on Saturday from 4:00pm to 5:00pm or on Sunday from 7:00am to 7.40am at race venue. Start time Sunday 8:00 am
FEES: Senior $60 , Junior $40 – please note a discount will be applied at checkout for valid Triathlon Australia and AWTC members

TEAMS: If you are entered in a Team Event you cannot be entered in an Individual category. Also you cannot be entered in more than one team.Sprint Race Categories: Age at 31 December the season of the race

Category Age Male Female
Junior
Under 17 B I
17 – 19 C J
Senior 20 – 29 D K
30 – 39 E L
40 – 49 F M
50+ G N
Teams
Open Team – Mens, Ladies, Mixed
Junior Team – Boys, Girls, Mixed
PROGRAM FOR WEEKEND
Saturday 1.00 pm Start Setup. All club members are welcome to assist.
4:00pm to 5:00pm – Early Registration Sprint Triathlon
5.45pm –  Registrations open for Splash & Dash
6.30pm – Sub-junior Splash & Dash starts
6.30pm – Free information clinic on transition area and course
6:45pm – Open water swim session
7.00pm – Presentations & spot prizes for Junior Triathlon and Splash & Dash

Sunday 7:00 am to 7.40am Registration. Note: No registrations after 7.40am
7.00am Transition area opens
7.45am Transition area closes
7.45 am Race briefing
8:00 am Start event
10.30am Presentation (approx)PRIZES: Prizes will be awarded to winners in each age category. All entrants will also be eligible for Spot prizes. See event flyers for further details

RESULTS: 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.

RULES: All competitors must obey Triathlon Australia rules. In particular:
SWIM: You must wear a swim cap. Swim cap it is not provided.   The Club has swim caps for sale – $5 each
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 or time penalties. Spacing of at least 3 bicycle lengths is required between competitors unless overtaking.  There will be a draft buster on course for the Sprint Tri.
RUN: Torsos must be covered during the run leg.

COURSE DESRIPTIONS

SUB-JUNIOR SPLASH AND DASH COURSE DESCRIPTION: Parents can follow their children through the event if they wish and assist if necessary.
SWIM: (25m) The swim is in the Allan’s Flat lake. Please note that low lake levels may cause parts of the swim course to be very shallow. Swim exit can be slippery so take care when leaving the water and running to the transition area. On exit from the water, come up the ramp and go to transition.
RUN: (400m) From the transition, follow the red markers to beside the road. Run course is 250m out and 250m back beside the road.
TEAMS: Change over will be inside transition.
SPRINT TRIATHLON COURSE DESCRIPTION:
SWIM: (500m) The swim is in the Allan’s Flat lake. Please note that low lake levels may cause parts of the swim course to be very shallow. Swim exit can be slippery so take care when leaving the water and running to the transition area. On exit from the water, come up the ramp and follow the red markers to the cycle transition.
CYCLE: (20km) The course is 10km out and 10km 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: (5km) From the run exit, follow the red markers around on onto the side of the road. Run course is 2.5km out and 2.5km back on Gap Flat road. During the run, stay close to the edge of the roads and be aware of traffic.

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 onto Osborne’s Flat Rd (look for the big Tourist Drive sign). Follow this road for about 1km and you will reach the transition area. There is parking on the left and right side of the road.

VENUE FACILITIES: 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. There is usually a coffee van at our events

ACCOMMODATION: 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.