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MT SPA Triathlon - Registration Form - 2016

posted Feb 15, 2016, 3:50 PM by Kelly Auld   [ updated Feb 15, 2016, 3:52 PM ]

PLEASE FILL IN THIS FORM BY THURSDAY 10TH MARCH 2016

ENTRY FEE IS $3 PER PARTICIPANT. PLEASE PAY THIS TO THE OFFICE. CASH PAYMENTS ONLY PLEASE

ELIGIBILITY

Participants must be:

* Year 4-8 and aged 7 years or older as at 30th March 2016

* Competent in pool depths of 1.3m to 1.45m if Swimming (Flutter Boards will also be available)

* Healthy & Capable / fit to complete the activity/s they have entered

 

EVENTS & CATEGORIES

* Event: Friday 18th March

* Participants can enter one category only

* Categories -  'Individual'  and  'Team' categories. The distances for Boys and Girls competing as individuals are based on the age of the participant as at 30 March 2016 (Sanitarium Weet-Bix TRY Athlon criteria). Teams can choose the Short or Long course and the teams of two can be all boy, all girl or a mix of a boy and a girl.

* Times - 'Individual' participants will be timed for placings in their event. Teams will NOT be timed

 

RULES OF ENTRY

* Swim Caps to be worn for the Swim (preferred)

* Helmets and Shoes MUST be worn throughout the Bike ride

* Shoes to be worn for the Run/Walk (preferred)

* Bikes and Gear cannot  be removed from the Bike Transition until the end of the event

* Participants must stay within the marked course area and listen to marshals instructions at all times

 

EVENT DISTANCES AND COURSE OUTLINE

CATEGORIES:           Individual =<10 years old ( 2 Events - Boys and Girls)

                                    Individual =>11 years old (2 Events - Boys and Girls)

                                    Team - Short Course (No Age / Gender criteria)

                                    Team - Long Course (No Age / Gender criteria)


 

SAFETY!!

MARSHALLS & HELPERS wearing high viz jackets will be positioned throughout the SWIM, BIKE and RUN/WALK course to help participants if they need it. Qualified Pool Lifeguards and 1st Aiders/ Medics and Fire Brigade will be on hand and a communication and action plan in place to manage any incidents.The Opunake Medical Center, St Johns and Police have been alerted that these events are taking place. The highest risk area is the Bike Leg so we have engaged the Volunteer Fire Brigade to be stationed at Ihaia Rd and all residents along the course have been notified to take extreme care if they need to use the road during our events. 

For more information please see the school office

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