Tinman challenge Team - OCTOBER 2017

TINMAN RUN & TRI-SERIES

The TinMan Series is an exciting fast paced Run & Triathlon event catering for athletes from all walks of life. The 4 events in the Series will put some of SA's top elite athletes racking their bikes next to first time athletes. The TinMan Series is all about developing our athletes of tomorrow, having serious fun, and a great race experience!

2017 Event Dates

  1. 23rd April 2017
  2. 23rd July 2017
  3. 13th August 2017
  4. 29th October 2017

Events to do:

  • 10km Beachfront Run (2 x 5km laps)
  • TinMan Mini Tri: 200m Swim / 6km Cycle / 2.5km Run (Min age 8yrs, no max age)
  • TinMan Sprint Tri: 600m Swim / 21km Cycle / 5km Run (Min age 16yrs, Teams Allowed)
  • TinMan Challenge - 1km swim / 32km Cycle / 10km Run ( Min Age 18yrs , Team's allowed )

(Mountain bikes are allowed for all TinMan events)


Start Times:

  • REGISTRATION: 5:15am - 6:30am
  • 7am - 10km
  • 7:10am - Mini Tri
  • 7:20am - Sprint MEN
  • 7:22am - Sprint LADIES & Teams
  • 7:40am - Challenge MALES
  • 7:42am - Challenge LADIES & Teams

Pre - Entry / Online Fees:

  • 10km Run - R80.00 (NO LATE ENTRIES)
  • Mini Tri Individual - R130.00 (NO LATE ENTRIES)
  • Sprint Tri Individual - R320.00 (NO LATE ENTRIES)
  • Sprint Teams - 440.00 (NO LATE ENTRIES)
  • Challenge Tri Individual - R420.00 (NO LATE ENTRIES)
  • Challenge Team - R570.00 (NO LATE ENTRIES)
                           

If doing a EFT payment, Payment and proof of payment must please be done and proof of payment sent to info@bactive.com by 2pm on Tuesday prior to each TinMan event.

TSA DAY LICENCE FOR TRIATHLON EVENTS (ONLY) IS COMPULSARY IF YOU DO NOT HAVE AN ANNUAL ONE. TSA Day Licence of R30.00 for Sprint and Challenge entries & R20.00 for Mini Triathlon.

NO LATE ENRIES AVAILABLE. WE WILL NOT BE ALLOWING LATE ENTRIES ON RACE DAY (Sunday). PLEASE LET YOUR FRIENDS AND FAMILIES KNOW. ALL ENTRIES MUST ALL BE DONE ONLINE BEFORE THE CUT OFF DATE  Tuesday 2pm prior to each event)


All Entries receive:

  1. Race Number
  2. Timing Chip + Race split times
  3. Finishers medal
  4. Finishers drink
  5. An entry to R15 000 worth of Lucky Draw prizes

Step by Step for first time athletes:

  1. Pre enter online at www.bactiventry.com before the Wednesday night prior to each event.
  2. Check you have entered via your profile: www.bactiventry.com
  3. Pack your Bike, Shoes, Helmet, goggles, costume, towel, suncream etc.
  4. Arrive at the Suncoast Sundeck (Grass area) by 6am to collect your Race number, timing chip.
  5. Check your bike and equipment into the Transition area via KZN Triathlon Officials and rack your bike.
  6. Put your Bag into the KIT BAG area (These are left at your own risk)
  7. Exit the Transition area with your swim items (Cap, goggles etc)
  8. Wait outside the Transition area and listen to race briefing (6:50am)
  9. After race briefing, head down to the beach for your swim briefing and swim start.
  10. Mini Tri swim starts infront of Suncoast beach, Sprint competitors walk down 200m towards Pirates Beach. Challenge competitors walk down 400m towards Pirates beach and pier for their start.

KZN Triathlon Race Officials:

KZNTA provides race officials for each sanctioned Triathlon event. They are there to assist you and ensure that all safety procedures and Triathlon rules are followed. This conforms with ITU / International Triathlon Union rules. Please listen to these Officials during your bike check in and during the event. In the case of you disobeying or use foul language, you will be disqualified immediately and may be banned from future events.

www.triathlon.org/about/downloads/category/competition_rules
VENUE: Suncoast Sundeck (Grass lawns), Durban
ENTER HERE:www.bactiventry.com Entries close on the Tuesday before each event at 2pm.
REGISTRATION, NUMBER & CHIP COLLECTION: 5:15am to 6:30am @ Suncoast Sundeck - Grass area (please bring proof of payment) Please arrive by 6am to collect.
TIMING CHIPSAll competitors are loaned a timing chip for the event. Each athlete is responsible for their timing chip and must ensure that it is returned. Any chips lost before, during or after the event will be charged to the athlete concerned. It is always an idea to use a safety pin on the chip strap to ensure it doesn't come off until the finishline. Lost chips will be charged at R80.00 each.
RUN LAPS:10km Run - 2 Laps / Mini Tri - 1 short lap run / Sprint tri - 1 lap run / Challenge Tri - 2 lap run. Turn point by SUNCOAST WATER TABLE.
TEAMS:3 Man Relay Teams are allowed for the Sprint & Challenge Triathlon events.
FINAL INSTRUCTIONS:(TBC)
SWIM CAPS: Competitors MUST bring their own swim caps.
DRAFTING / BIKE TYPES:This event is Draft legal due to the bike course. NO Tri-Bars will be allowed. Mountain Bikes are allowed for all events. Girls are not allowed to draft behind guys and guys are not allowed to draft behind girls.
CUT OFF TIMES: Challenge Triathlon only: 3hrs (10:40am @ the finish line) Please note that prize giving will start around 10:30am.
PRIZES: Prizes are awarded to the TOP 3 Males and Females across the line per event.

KIT BAGS:

Kit Bags are allowed to be kept in the KIT Bag Area, which is inside the Transition area.(Bags are all left at your own risk)
WETSUITS: A Decision will be made by the TSA official at 6am on race day.
PRIZEGIVING: 10:30am Onward
TWITTER:@tinmantri
FACEBOOK:www.facebook.com/Tinmantridurban/


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