ABC Monikie Park Winter Duathlon Series
11 Dec 16
ABC Monikie Park Winter Duathlons SERIES NOTES AND GUIDANCE 2016 / 2017
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 2015 / 2016 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
Round 1. 11 December 16, 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.
Round 2. 08 January 17, will be a 4km run, 21.5 km cycle and 4 km run.
Round 3. 12 Febuary 17, 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 05 March 2017. 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.
Run Two Laps of the North Pond 4km http://gb.mapometer.com/running/route_3919048.html
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.
The Cycle Route:
Bike 1 lap (21.5k) http://gb.mapometer.com/cycling/route_3899322.html
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 2016 / 2017
JUNIOR Male and Female – (aged 16 to 19 as at 31.12.16)
SENIOR Male and Female - (aged 20 to 39 as at 31.12.16)
VETERAN Male and Female - (aged 40 to 49 as at 31.12.16)
SUPER VETERAN Male and Female - (aged 50 to 59 as at 31.12.16)
VINTAGE Male and Female- (aged 60+ as at 31.12.16)
Super Vintage Male and Female - (aged 70+ as at 31.12.16)
Adult prize money this year is £60, £50, £40, £30, £20 for 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th and 5th 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 £44 for Home Nations licence holders ie Triathlon Scotland members and BTA Members and £50 for Non Home Nations Licence holders.
The fees are reduced for racing licence holders of Triathlon Scotland or the British Triathlon Association to reflect the lower insurance levy payable for them. A VALID Home Nations Licence Holder for 2016 Tri Scotland /BTA membership and racing licence number is required in the online entry form when registering – No membership number, no reduced entry fee.
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.
09.15 Race Registration starts
10.40 Race Registration Finish
10.45 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.
Total Places: 150
Places Available: ??
*Discounted for members of any of TS TE WT
For each sign-up with a card payment, the organiser pays the Service Fee of 5% (min 60p). You pay no surcharge