*** This event is not drafting ***
Anybody caught doing so will be DSQ drafting is cheating.
Early Bird cost is £35GBP plus Active booking fee.
Minimum age for competitors
The minimum age to take part in this event is 17.
British Triathlon Federation Rules
BTF rules, All competitors must comply with BTF rules, (it is recommended that you read the BTF rules and regulations which will be applied to his race)
All competitors must be licensed to race, those non BTF members will be required to pay a £5GBP levy for a day license. This can be purchased the same time you collect your race number.
British Triathlon Duathlon Specific Rules
The Current (January 2017) rule book is here.
19. CROSS DUATHLON:
b.) Cross Duathlon consists of cross-country running,mountain biking (MTB) and cross-country running.
c.) The course should have challenging technical aspects.
19.3 This line is intentionally omitted.
19.4 Mountain Biking Conduct:
a.) The maximum tyre diameter for the MTB is 29 inches/74 centimetres. The minimum cross section is 1.5inch/3.8 centimetre; Front and rear wheels may have different diameters;
b.) Studded and/or slick tyres are allowed;
c.) Competitors are allowed to push or carry the bike over the course;
d.) Lapped competitors will not be removed from the race;
e.) Clip-ons are not allowed;
f.) Traditional road handlebars are forbidden;
g.) Traditional MTB bar ends are authorized.
19.5 Running Conduct:
a.) Spiked shoes are allowed.
19.6 This line is intentionally omitted.
Thus: If you intend to use a cyclocross bike for the Trail Duathlon you must ensure it conforms to the rules as laid out in 19.4. (This Means Flat Bars.)
Keep racing tidy
If you intend to use your own nutrition please keep hold of it until you reach a suitable place to discard of it.
We would appreciate if you would either wait until you reach a dedicated trash zone or give them to a marshal.
Security will be present in the transition area. Only competitors wearing their ID will be allowed in or out.
Your race pack will include a race number and 2 stickers which are to be attached to your bike and helmet. This must be done prior to entering the transition zone.
No riding is allowed in the transition zone. Your helmet must be fastened on your head at all times whilst you are on tour bike or running through transition with your bike.