Helix Novice Triathlon 2017

28 May 17

Helix Novice and Junior Triathlon 2017

Supported by Grangemouth Triathlon Club

Date – 28th May 2017

Location - Helix park, Falkirk

Start Time – 830am (Tri stars 11am)

Registration – 730-815am (tri stars 10 – 1030am) @ Helix Park

Entry- adults/ youths £27 non-members, £25 members

                Tri stars £20 non-members, £18 members

Race Organisers – Falkirk Community Trust

www.falkirkcommunitytrust.org/www.thehelix.co.uk

Distances –Adult/ Youth 400m swim, 9km cycle & 3 km run

Tri star 1- 200 meter swim/ 3.5 cycle & 1.2km run

Tri Star 2 & 3 – 300 meter swim/ 7km cycle & 1.8 km run

 

Car Parking – Falkirk Stadium

Changing Facilities – Falkirk Stadium (please note there are NO changing facilities at the helix park, toilets will be available)

All participants must have a full length wetsuit to participate.  (These can be hired separately) Bikes must be in place by 8am (tri stars 1030am), all bikes must be fitted with working brakes as well as plugged handle bars.

Briefing 815am

COURSE OVERVIEW

Swim – Swim will be in an anti-clockwise direction round the lagoon, dependant on distance

Bike – route will be out and back courses around the south side helix park network as well as partial route on A9) tri stars will remain on path network at all times)

Transition – Large grass area adjacent to lagoon. (Great Lawn) Run – route will north side helix path network towards the Kelpies. Finish – Great Lawn, Helix park

 

  • Sunday 28th May 2017

Race start times are as follows: ·        8.30am ( tri stars 11am), • A compulsory race briefing will be held for all participants.

  • All participants must wear a full length wet suit for the swim section. • Support will be provided from the organisation during the entirety of the event. • Road safety traffic regulations must be adhered to at all times by participants. • Dangerous behaviour or breaches to safety will result in immediate disqualification. • Littering will not be permitted during the race.  Support stations (water) will be provided by the organisers at transition.    However, we strongly advise that you carry sufficient sustenance on all sections (i.e. food/water). • The finish line will be at the great lawn in Helix Park
  • Please be courteous to marshals and other volunteers, they have given up time to ensure the event proceeds and their support is invaluable.

      

  1. Agenda   Registration Sunday 28th May 2017 race Start 8.30am ( tri stars 11am) Mandatory pre-race briefing at Great Lawn, Sunday 28th May 8.15am (tri stars 1045am)   3 .Charges Entry- adults/ youths £27 non-members, £25 members

                Tri stars £20 non-members, £18 members

What is included: Support stations First Aid Medal

 

  1.   Cancellation rules  Withdrawal, Cancellations or Alterations4.2The Event Organiser reserves the right to alter the start time of the Event.  In the event of a change of start time the Participants will be notified of the revised start time with as much notice as reasonably practicable.  No refund in full or in part shall be made for any change in start time for an Event provided the Event takes place on the specified date of the Event. 4.3 The Event Organiser reserves the right to change the date of the Event. In the event of such change of date of the Event, and the Participant is unable to attend on the revised date, he/she has 14 days to inform the Event Organiser in writing from when the change in date is announced to receive a refund of  their Entry Fee. 4.4 The participant shall receive a 50% refund for withdrawal from the event should withdrawal occur more than 8 weeks prior to the event date. 4.5 The participant shall receive a 25% refund for withdrawal from the event should withdrawal occur 4 – 8 weeks prior to the event date. 4.6 The participant shall receive no refund for withdrawal from the event should this occur less than 4 weeks prior to the event date. 4.7 All withdrawal requests must be received in writing to to be considered and processed for approval, upon receipt of a written withdrawal request this date will be used to calculate the refund authorised. Payments will be issued within 28 days.  4.8 The Event Organiser reserves the right to amend the Event format at their sole discretion (such as by way of illustration from a Triathlon to a Dual Discipline Event or other suitable race format) or cancel the Event due to circumstances beyond its reasonable control or for any safety related reason. In the event of the Event being cancelled it shall provide the Participant with a full refund with no further liability whatsoever arising from such cancellation. If the event is changed to a Dual Discipline Event or other format the Participant will not be entitled to any refund and there shall be no further liability whatsoever arising from such change of format.
  2. General Rules Equipment • Start number must be worn on the back during the entirety of the bike section and in front during the run section. • Bikes must be checked and of an appropriate standard for racing. • Helmets are compulsory and must be of an appropriate standard for racing.

 

Medical Medical crew and marshals appointed by the organisers may withdraw any athlete from the race should they feel that there is a major health or injury risk at any time during the race.   Rules on the swim leg.

 

The swim course will take place within the lagoon.

  • All competitors must wear their designated cap colour at all times
  • All competitors must wear a full body wetsuit.

 

 

Rules on the bike leg   The bike course is open to normal traffic. Road safety regulations must be adhered to at all times. • No obstructions to traffic. • The use of electrical equipment is prohibited. • Drafting is prohibited.

  • Bike helmet must be worn at all times
  • Bike must have full working breaks and plugged handle bars
  • Race number to be displayed on back at all times.     Rules on the run leg   The run course is open to normal traffic on road sections. Road safety regulations must be adhered to at all times.
  • Ensure you remain on the right side of the road during any road sections. • The use of electrical equipment is prohibited.
  • race number to be displayed on front at all times.  
  1. Feed stations on the Run   Athletes are essentially self‐supported however there will be organiser‐provided aid stations on the bike leg for competitors.

 

 

 

Organiser
Lynsey Gow
Dates and Status
EventDateAvailable/TotalStatusClosing Date
wetsuit hire28/05/2017??/200Open14/05/2017
Helix Junior Triathlon 2017 (Tristar 1)28/05/2017??/25Waiting List14/05/2017
Helix Junior Triathlon 2016 (Tristar 2)28/05/2017??/25Waiting List14/05/2017
Helix Junior Triathlon 2017 (Tristar 3)28/05/2017??/10Open14/05/2017
Helix Junior Triathlon 2017 (Youth)28/05/2017??/25Open14/05/2017
Helix Novice Triathlon 201728/05/2017??/90Open14/05/2017
Prices
Until
14/05/2017£10.00
UntilDiscounted*Standard
14/05/2017£18.00£20.00

*Discounted for members of any of TS TE WT

UntilDiscounted*Standard
14/05/2017£18.00£20.00

*Discounted for members of any of TS TE WT

UntilDiscounted*Standard
14/05/2017£25.00£27.00

*Discounted for members of any of TS WT TE

UntilDiscounted*Standard
14/05/2017£25.00£27.00

*Discounted for members of any of TS TE WT

To sign-up for this event on EntryCentral, the Service Fee is 5% (min 60p)

Event Address
Helix park, across from Falkirk Community Stadium Stadium Way Falkirk FK2 9EE