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Woolworths Triathlon

December 1

Website for registration:  http://triathlon.woolworths.co.za

WOOLWORTHS CROSS TRIATHLON – 1 DEC 2019

Paul Cluver Estate, Elgin

Come and join us for our 11th X Triathlon hosted at the beautiful and historic Paul Cluver Estate, a 2000+ hectare UNESCO world heritage site, and break a sweat for Charity!  Our Cross Triathlon events are combined with a 5km #Run4Fun and a 3km #WalkforGood

WW Cross – Triathlon

  • 1 000 m Swim
    • 2 laps in Groenrug dam
    • 14o to 22o water temperature – Wetsuits optional
    • Above 22o – Wetsuits forbidden
  • 27 km Technical Mountain Bike
    • No helmet no ride
    • Route requires intermediate level of skill
    • Route includes technical single track & jeep track.
    • Route includes technical climbs & descents
    • 1 aid station on the route
  • 12 km Trail Run
    • Single loop route
    • Combination of jeep track & single track
    • 5 aid stations on the route
  • Individual, Team of 2 or Team of 3 entry options
  • All athletes required to be minimum 18 years old on race day
  • Entry Fees
    • Individual Entry         R 800
    • Team Entry               R 1,500

WW Cross-Triathlon Lite

  • 400 m Swim
    • 1 lap in Groenrug dam
    • 14o to 22o water temperature – Wetsuits optional
    • Above 22o – Wetsuits forbidden
  • 12 km Jeep Track Mountain Bike
    • No helmet no ride
    • Route requires novice level of skill
    • Route includes only jeep track with some climbing
    • 1 aid station on the route
  • 5 km Off-Road Run
    • Single loop route
    • Only jeep track & farm roads
    • 3 aid stations on the route
  • Athletes required to be minimum 16 years old on race day
  • Individual, Team of 2 or Team of 3 entry options
  • Entry Fees
    • Individual Entry         R 600
    • Team Entry                R 1,200

Entries are limited and close on 15th November 2019, so enter early to avoid disappointment

TRIATHLON REGISTRATION

When: Thursday, 28th November 2019 (registration date)

Time: 09:30 – 16:00

Where: V&A Waterfront, Woolworths Store, Parking Level

Note: Teams entering need only send one representative to pick up registration packs – bring your Registration reference number with you. If you have paid directly into The Trust bank account, please provide your POP with reference number to triathlon@woolworths.co.za to be marked off as paid.  Please ensure that you have team details with you when collecting – lists are by team name / name surname of athlete.

FULL PAYMENT AND ELECTRONIC ACCEPTANCE OF THE WAIVER, RELEASE AND INDEMNITY IS REQUIRED BEFORE YOU CAN COLLECT YOUR RACE PACK.  WHEN ENTERING YOU AGREE TO ABIDE BY THE EVENT T&C’S AS STIPULATED IN THE DISCLAIMER.

RACE PACKS

All race pack must be collected at registration. No race pack collection on the day of the event. It includes your race numbers, timing chips and goodie bag.  Bring your Registration reference with you to make your registration a smooth and easy process.

RACE RULES

These rules are made to protect the participants and to prevent unsportsmanlike behaviour. Should any rules be unclear, you are welcome to consult with the Chief Referee prior to the start of the event, on the day.  Littering outside designated areas will result in elimination

GENERAL

  • A prerace briefing will be conducted 15 minutes before the start of the event where additional instructions will be given.
  • Regular instructions will be announced over the PA system.
  • It is YOUR responsibility to know the route; ensure that you have checked the maps.

SWIM

Swimwear

  • NO CAP; NO SWIM.
  • A swim cap is provided in your race pack.  If you lose it prior to the event only brightly coloured caps are allowed during the swim – no blue, white, black or green caps.
  • NO baggy shorts or T-shirts allowed for safety reasons; they make you heavier and hamper lifesaving efforts.

While swimming

  • Swimmer must be capable of swimming the distance entered.
  • NO pushing, shoving, pulling or blocking is permitted during the swim.

CYCLE

Cycle wear

  • NO HELMET; NO RIDE.
  • Only approved, hard-shell helmets will be permitted.
  • An upper-body garment MUST be worn.
  • Helmets should be free from cracks and all strapping is good working order

Bicycles

  • Both handlebar ends must be properly plugged.
  • Only wheels of spoke construction will be permitted.
  • Only mountain bikes will be permitted

Cycle transition area

  • NO cycling is permitted in the transition area.
  • Helmets must be clipped on tightly and correctly before taking bike from rack.
  • DO NOT unclip or remove your helmet BEFORE your bike is racked. You will be stopped to re-clip your helmet.
  • Only competitors will be allowed in the transition area.
  • Bikes may only be removed from transition area after an announcement is made that all cyclists have finished the cycle leg.

While riding

  • NO GLASS CONTAINERS PERMITTED.
  • Helmets must be worn during the full duration of the cycle leg and only be removed after racking the bike.

RUN

Running wear

  • NO NUDITY is permitted.
  • Footwear is compulsory.
  • An upper-body garment MUST be worn.
  • Straps of tops and vests must remain on the shoulders.

For more information or exciting sponsorship opportunities please email triathlon@woolworths.co.za

Details

Date:
December 1
Event Category:
Website:
 http://triathlon.woolworths.co.za

Venue

Paul Cluver, Elgin

Organizer

Woolworths
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