ABC Monikie Park Winter Duathlon Series
09 Dec 18
ABC Monikie Park Winter Duathlons SERIES NOTES AND GUIDANCE 2018 / 2019
Welcome to the ABC Monikie Park Winter Duathlon Series supported by Angus Bike Chain Cycling Club.
Monikie Country Park, Panmure Road, Monikie DD5 3QN, will once again be the venue for the whole series.
In keeping with 2017 / 2018 series the format will stay the same. There will be 3 rounds in the series with the overall times from all 3 rounds counting towards the Prizes
09 December 18, Will comprise a 4km run around the reservoirs at Monikie Park followed by a 21.5km cycle time trial on the public roads and the park.
13 January 19, Will be a 4km run, 21.5 km cycle and 4 km run.
10 Febuary 19, Will be a 4km run, 21.5 km cycle and 4 km run.
In the event that one of the original rounds is postponed or cancelled due to weather or some other circumstances, that round will roll over to the next date. A fourth date, if required to complete three races in the series, will be SUNDAY 03 March 2019. This date will not be changed but will only be required if one of the three earlier scheduled rounds is postponed.
PLEASE ENSURE THAT YOU CAN TAKE PART ON THE SPARE DATE (IF REQUIRED) BEFORE YOU ENTER THE SERIES, AS A REFUND WILL NOT BE OFFERED IF YOU LATER FIND THAT YOU CANNOT.
The runs will be held within the Monikie Park, around the reservoirs and through a wooded area. The route is flat, on grass or compacted earth and will be clearly marked.
Run is one Lap of the North Pond one lap of the South Pond 4.08km
The Cycle Route:
Bike 1 lap (21.5k)
The cycle section is held on undulating roads in the local area around Monikie, leaving and returning via the park south gate. Take care when cycling on the roads and in the Park. Helmets must be worn during the cycle section. I’ll try to remember to bring a spare helmet this year just in case anyone forgets
PLEASE NOTE NO DRAFTING ON THE CYCLE SECTION.
Race numbers are to be returned after each event.
Race Age Categories for 2017 / 2018
JUNIOR Male and Female – (aged 16 to 19 as at 31.12.18)
SENIOR Male and Female - (aged 20 to 39 as at 31.12.18)
VETERAN Male and Female - (aged 40 to 49 as at 31.12.18)
SUPER VETERAN Male and Female - (aged 50 to 59 as at 31.12.18)
VINTAGE Male and Female- (aged 60+ as at 31.12.18)
Super Vintage Male and Female - (aged 70+ as at 31.12.18)
Adult prize money this year is £50, £40, £30, for 1st, 2nd, 3rd, overall in both male and female categories.
Cash prizes will be awarded in each age category (both male and female competitors) for the series overall (how many is dependant on entrant numbers by category).
TEAM PRIZE (Cumulative final series times from top 3 finishers in a team or club)
Entry fees are £56 for Home Nations licence holders ie Triathlon Scotland members and BTA Members and £56 for Non Home Nations Licence holders.
TRIATHLON SCOTLAND MEMBERSHIP CARDS WILL BE INSPECTED AT SIGN ON. Please bring them to the first race.
THE SERIES WILL BE RUN UNDER THE RACE RULES OF TRIATHLON SCOTLAND. These rules can be found at http://www.tri-scotland.org/downloads/Rules.pdf
Series organiser: Stephan Delaney on behalf of the Angus Bike Chain Cycling Club.
Monikie Country Park is signposted from the A92 between Dundee and Arbroath. Turn north onto the B962, go through Newbigging and up the hill. Turn left at the Memorial Hall and the main entrance to the park is 400m on the right. Car parking is within the park.
09.10 Race Registration starts
10.40 Race Registration Finish
10.50 Race Brief
11.00 Race Starts
Refund Policy At the organiser's discretion, 50% refunds (minus credit card processing fees) will be issued to any competitor who withdraws from the event more than 28 days before the event. Withdrawals after that date will be refunded if, and only if the competitors place can be filled from a waiting list. No Refunds will be issued after the event closing date.
'You agree that we may publish your personal information as part of the results of the event, and will pass such information to any governing body or any affiliated organisation for the purpose of insurance, licences, or the publishing of results, either for the event alone, or combined with, or compared to other events. Results may include, but are not limited to first name, surname, date of birth, age category, result, penalties and any club / home country / regional affiliation.'
'You also agree that in the event of a disciplinary or welfare incident that you are either involved in or witness, we may pass on your personal information to British Triathlon and/or the relevant Home Nation association or any relevant Authorities for the purpose of supporting any investigatory activity into that incident.'
For non-members of Home Nations Licence Holders
'I agree to my name and email address being passed to Triathlon Scotland for marketing purposes'
You will be asked on the sign in, on the day of the race Yes or No to the above.