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Parents/Guardians Junior Triathlon Guide
For many parents/guardians this may be the first time your child has entered a triathlon event. Triathlon is a fantastic sport and the event on 31st October is to encourage children to have a go in a competitive format.
There are some strict rules for triathlons. Although we want this to be a fun event this guide can help us to run a safe event and for the children to get the best out of their event.
Registration will open from 10am with a Parent/Guardian briefing at 11am. This will be held in the sports hall at the leisure centre.
During registration the child will:
They will be instructed to do the following:
BRIEFING FOR PARENTS AND COMPETITORS WILL TAKE PLACE IN THE SPORTS HALL AT 11.00am
This will be the main briefing given before the swimming starts. This will include what is expected of the children and the parents/spectators.
T1a – is the area outside of the squash courts
Cycling section – NO SLICK TYRES!!
The marshals will be able to help and guide the competitors and offer encouragement.
The following penalties may be imposed for infringements:
This may incur a time penalty
Age 9-10 – 30 seconds
Age 11/12 – 40 seconds
Age 13-15 – 50 seconds
Any decision will be made by the race director. If you have a complaint or enquiry this needs to be made to the race director.