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DATE : SUNDAY 27TH SEPTEMBER 2020
VENUE : CLEARWATER BEACH, SOUTHSIDE, ST.DAVID'S.
IMPORTANT WHEN ENTERING: AGE GROUP IS THE AGE YOU / YOUR CHILD WILL BE ON THE 31ST DECEMBER 2020, NOT YOUR /YOUR CHILD'S AGE ON THE DAY OF THE RACE. FOR EXAMPLE : IF YOUR CHILD IS 10 ON RACE DAY BUT WILL BE 11 BEFORE THE 31ST DECEMBER 2020 THEN YOU MUST ENTER HIM/HER IN THE 11-12 RACE AND NOT THE 7-10 RACE.
• Junior Race - $10.00
• ADULT Individual - $40.00 ***
***Event Pricing includes the $10 one day BTA membership Fee. If you are a member of the BTA, Membership discount will apply at Checkout WHEN ENTERING THE RACE ONLINE. JUNIORS DO NOT HAVE TO BE A BTA MEMBER OR PAY THE ONE DAY FEE.
If you wish to become a BTA member, and avoid the one race $10 fee, go to https://racedayworld.com/bermuda-triathlon-association and become a BTA ember.
** Number pickup will be race morning at the event**. We strongly recommend that you arrive early 45 minutes before the start of your race so you can get your numbers, set up your equipment, study transition and be prepared for race briefing.
This will be located in the main Clearwater Car Park and will be larger than usual. ONLY Two bikes per rack will be permitted per side
Closes 15 minutes before each race.
Distances: 750m swim / 20 km bike / 5 km run
Age Groups: 16-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60+
Age 7-10 swim 100m / bike 3.5 km / run 1 km
Age 11-12 swim 200m / bike 5 km / run 2 km
Age 13-15 swim 375m / bike 10 km / run 2.5 km
WILL BE IN THE MAIN LARGE CAR PARK AT CLEARWATER BEACH
You will start in the water at the end of Clearwater Beach nearest the car park / transition and swim diagonally towards deep water heading south east to a turn buoy. Keeping the buoy on your left you will take a sharp left turn and head in a straight line towards Cooper's Road to the next turn buoy where you will again turn left, keeping the buoy on your left, and head back towards the swim start point buoy. You will keep this buoy on your left as you reach it . You have now completed 750m. Then exit the water and head straight towards the cones on the beach marking the beach swim exit and follow the cones to the swim transition entrance.
13-15 year old triathlon
Start will be in the water off Turtle Bay and you will swim north towards Clearwater Beach and parallel to Clearwater Beach to the buoy at the main car park / transition area end of Clearwater Beach. You will keep this buoy on your left and turn left towards the beach where you will exit between the swim finish cones on the beach and follow the cones to the transition swim entrance.
7- 10 and 11-12 year olds triathlons
There will be two separate starts down Clearwater Beach away from the main car park / transition area. The nearest start will be for 7-10 year olds and the furthest start for 11-12 year olds. You will start in the water and swim parallel to the beach north towards the main car park / transition area to the final buoy near the end of the beach. You will keep this buoy on your left and turn left towards the beach where you will exit between the swim finish cones on the beach and follow the cones to the transition swim entrance.
SWIM COURSE MAIN RULES (SEE ALSO GENERAL RULES BELOW AND FULL RACE RULES CAN BE FOUND AT www.bermudatriathlon.com)
5KM BIKE LAP FOR ALL TRIATHLONS (SPRINT AND JUNIORS)
Juniors 7-10 = 3/4 lap Juniors 11-12 ,1 lap and 13-15, 2 laps
Sprint Triathlon = 4 laps
Bike Course: Exit transition and follow the cones to the road that exits at the rear of the main car park, follow(Coopers' Island Road) to the first roundabout. At the first roundabout go left (first exit) onto another straightaway (Southside Road) until you reach the cycling / pedestrian footpath . Veer slightly left onto the footpath until cones direct you to veer to the right and back onto the main Southside Road. Go straight across the first roundabout EXCEPT for 7 -10s who will turn and this roundabout. Continue on Southside Road to the next roundabout . At this roundabout go all the way around and head back the way you came passing the Bermuda Gymnastics on your left, heading back down the hill, straight over the roundabout, The road then starts to turn to the left and on this corner take a right at the cones to continue on Southside Road. At the next roundabout take the third exit back down the straightaway to the main car park / transition area at Clearwater Beach. As you reach the main car park / transition area you have completed one x 5km lap. If you are in the 7-10 and 11-12 age group on reaching the car park head straight towards transition to the bike dismount line and into transition. All other competitors must enter the car park by looping around to your right (leaving the transition area to your left hand side) and start your 2nd lap and on completion of all of your laps on reaching the car park head straight to the transition dismount area and into transition.
BIKE COURSE MAIN RULES (SEE ALSO GENERAL RULES BELOW AND FULL RACE RULES CAN BE FOUND AT www.bermudatriathlon.com)
2.5km lap for Sprint Distance and 13-15 year old triathlons
Sprint Distance = 2 laps 13-15 = 1 lap
Exit transition by the run exit ONLY and follow the cones onto the main road by the car park ( Cooper's Island Road) . Do not cut the cones when exiting onto the road. Stay in the coned lane sending you to the left side of the road. Head right onto Cooper's Island Road heading in a westerly direction. Follow the road left past the children's playground area on your right and continue on Coopers Island Road past Gombeys' Restaurant on your left and the BTA building on your right. Continue on the road past Turtle Beach and through the gates and follow the road up the hill, staying on the left hand side of the road ( you will pass orange cones on your right at the water stop but ignore these orange cones for now). Keep going on the main road until you reach a GREEN turn around cone. At this cone turn around and head back on the left hand side of the same road the way you came until you reach the orange cones blocking the road and sending you left into the Nature Reserve. Follow this new route back and continue following the cones. You will eventually be running with the ocean on your left and you will come out of the Nature Reserve through the gates on the corner of the main road with the children's playground in the park to your right. Head back down the road to the left on the left side of the road towards the transition area / main car park. If you are in the 13-15 year old triathlon, head into the car park to your left by following the Finish arrow sign into the finish chute to the finish line. If you are in the Sprint distance triathlon follow the "LAPS" sign arrow to the right by continuing on the main road to the GREEN lap turn cone on the main road just before the transition swim entrance. Turn around keeping the green cone on your right shoulder and head out on the left side of the road again onto your 2nd lap. After completing your last lap ( see above for number of laps for each race) head left at the "Finish" arrow sign into the car park to the finish line as described above.
7-10 and 11-12 run lap
7-10 = one lap 11-12 = 2 laps
Exit transition by the run exit ONLY and follow the cones onto the main road by the car park ( Cooper's Island Road) . Do not cut the cones when exiting onto the road. Stay in the coned lane taking you to the left side of the road and then head right onto Cooper's Island Road heading in a westerly direction towards Gombeys' Restaurant and Turtle Bay Beach. Follow the road around to the left passing the children's play area on your left. Continue on the main road passing Gombey's Restaurant on your left and the BTA building on your right and stay on the road until you reach the turn around cone which will be on the main road next to Turtle Beach. Turn at the GREEN turn around cone keeping the cone on your right and head back the way you came staying on the left side and all the way back the same way towards the transition area / main car park. When heading out and back do not cross the centre line of the road as this will be cutting the course.
If you are in the 7-10 year old triathlon, head into the car park to your left at the sign that shows an arrow to the left saying Finish and follow the cones to the finish line.
If you are in the 11-12 year old triathlon continue on the main road (don't go to the finish line) following the sign with an arrow to the right that says "Laps" and keep going to the GREEN lap turn cone on the main road just before the transition swim entrance and turn around keeping the cone on your right shoulder and head out onto your 2nd lap. After completing your 2nd lap ( exactly the same as your first lap) head left into main car park to the finish line by following the sign with an arrow that says FINISH.
Run number must be visible on the front either pinned on or attached to a number belt.
Only designated officials are allowed in the transition area. Absolutely no parents or non officials may enter the transition area once the transition area is closed for the start of the race.
You will be permitted to leave bags, equipment in transition which you do not need for the race such as bags, bike pumps or non race clothing.
VOLUNTEERS NEEDED - Please contact Martin Bolton, email@example.com
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