Inter-Services Tri

Wednesday, July 26, 2017. 11:00

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Titan Brecon Run Course

The Officers’ Association Inter-Services Standard Distance Triathlon Championships 2017 are to be held on Wednesday 26th July 2017 commencing at 11:00 at Cotswold Water Park, Lake 32 .

 

Swim

The compulsory wetsuits swim will take place at Lake 32 with the appropriate water safety cover. The 1500m swim course will be set out in advance (GPS measured) using buoys as the turn points.

Bike

This new 41km route is on public roads and all athletes are to obey normal laws of the road at all times. Competitors should make note of the route which will be displayed in transition. Static and mobile draft busters will enforce normal triathlon drafting rules. Approved cycle helmets are mandatory.

Please view the route here

Run

The 10km run is three laps around the lake.

Please view the route here

Prize Giving.

The prize giving ceremony will start once the results have been finalised by DB Max and the ATA Events Manager but no later than 15:00. All competitors are strongly encouraged to remain until the prize giving is completed. Prizes will be awarded as follows:

a. Male Open. First, Second and Third.

b. Female Open. First, Second and Third.

c. Male Veterans (over 40). First, Second and Third.

d. Female Veterans (over 35). First, Second and Third.

e. Male Team. Winner and Runner Up (8 to count).

f. Female Team. Winner and Runner Up (3 to count).

g. Male Veterans Team. Winner and Runner Up (4 to count).

h. Officers’ Association Fastest Male Officer. Winner.

i. Officers’ Association Fastest Female Officer. Winner.

j. Invited Guest Prizes:

(1) Male Guest Open. First, Second and Third.

(2) Female Guest Open. First, Second and Third.

Entry Process.

a. General. Team Captains are requested to email their teams to RAF Triathlon by COP 19 July 2017 with a completed team sheet.  This will give DB Max sufficient time to upload the individual’s details and assign race numbers etc.

b. Payment. Cheques are to be made to RAF Triathlon the fee will be £20 per entrant. 

c. Team Changes. Team members can be changed as we all understand the current commitments programme.  Changes are requested to be submitted to the RAF Events Manager in good time.  On the day changes are to be done at registration.

Registration. All competitors will need to register in the DB Max gazebo 08:30 – 10:30 in order to receive timing chips.

Timings.

  1. Venue Opens 08:00.
  2. Registration 08:30 – 10:30 at the DB Max gazebo.
  3. Race course open for recces 09:00.
  4. Transition open 09:00. You must register prior to entering transition.
  5. Mandatory race brief 10:45 adjacent to transition.
  6. Wave 1 Start 11:00. – MEN
  7. Wave 2 Start 11:20. – LADIES
  8. Catering (BBQ) 13:45.
  9. Prize giving 14:15 – 14:30.
  10. Transition open for bike collection at 14:30. You must show your race number to collect your equipment.

Rules

The race will be run in accordance with current triathlon rules . Bikes are to be in a road worthy condition and approved (ANSI / SNELL) cycle helmets must be worn for the entire cycle section. Draft busters will be in operation on the course and competitors will be penalised / disqualified in accordance with current triathlon guidelines.

Results

The electronic timing system will be used to ensure accurate and timely results. All race details and results will appear on the DB Max events website and the ATA MOSS page, hard copies will NOT be available on race day, however, there will be individual timing print outs available.

Location

Race HQ is located at Waterland Outdoor Pursuits, GL7 6DF. Full details can be found here.

The Officers’ Association Inter-Services Standard Distance Triathlon Championships 2017 is a hard fought race every year.  This race is restricted to the individual service teams, the emergency services and guest teams invited by the RAF – this is not an open event.