2019 Troutbeck ATU Triathlon Junior African Cup

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Triathlon Junior African Cup 2019

The flagship event of our Season Calendar takes place on place on Saturday 16th February 2019 at Troutbeck Inn Resort – as many of you know, this is an incredible event with so much to offer with different races for all – the 2019 event will be bigger than before with the inclusion of the ATU Cross-Triathlon African Championships AND the ATU Junior Triathlon African Cup.

Please take the time to read this post as there are several important details – on this website go to 2019 TROUTBECK MULTI-SPORT FESTIVAL – and follow the links to each event. Please feel free to share all this information with family and friends who are not on the TZ mailing list and also share on social media platforms.

As a summary of the Races on the Event Schedule – please take note of the following –

SWIM
Water temperature: Expect 20 degrees
Number of laps: SPRINT: 1 LAP x 750m
Start Mechanism DEEP WATER
Conditions: LAKE-CLEAN, DISEASE & ANIMAL FREE.

BIKE
Number of laps: SPRINT: 3 LAPS x 6.6km.
Hilly and technical, no requirement though for gear/cassette changes – 16% gradient. Road closure.

RUN
Number of laps: SPRINT: 2 LAPS x 2.5km..
Hilly, 19% gradient, 90% pavement,10% grass.

Athletes Briefing
FRIDAY 15TH FEBRUARY AT TROUTBECK INN RESORT

Uniform Check, Registration & Packet Collection – 14.30
Athlete Briefing – 15:00

Entry Fee:
USD 50 – ATHLETE ENTRIES TO BE DONE THROUGH THE ITU SYSTEM BY YOUR NATIONAL FEDERATION

Event Schedule – SUBJECT TO CHANGE

FRIDAY 15TH FEBRUARY
Course Familiarisations –
Swim – 09.00 – 09.30
Cycle/Run – 10.00 – 11.00
Uniform Check, Registration & Packet Collection – 14.30
BRIEFING – 15.00

SATURDAY 16TH FEBRUARY
JUNIOR MEN AND WOMEN

Check-In and Body Marking Opens – 07:30
Transition Opens – 07.45
Swim Warm Up Opens – 07:50
Swim Warm Up Closes – 08:05

JUNIOR MEN LINE-UP & INTRODUCTION – 08:15
JUNIOR MEN START – 08:20

JUNIOR WOMEN LINE-UP & INTRODUCTION – 08:20
JUNIOR WOMEN START: 08:25

TRIATHLON
ATU Triathlon African Cup – Elite/U23
ATU Junior African Cup – U16-U19 (Zimbabwe athlete positions will determine the U17 and U19 Zimbabwe National Champions)
ALL ENTRIES FOR ATU AFRICAN CUP TO BE DONE THROUGH THE ITU ENTRIES SYSTEM BY YOUR NATIONAL FEDERATION – i.e. Triathlon ZImbabwe
MEDAL AWARDS – ELITES AND JUNIORS

ZIMBABWE NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS
Age Group – Standard National Championship *** THIS DISTANCE WILL ONLY BE ON THE RACE SCHEDULE IF THERE ARE A MINIMUM OF 10 ENTRIES
Age Group – Sprint National Championship
U17/U19 – Sprint National Championship ** Zimbabwean athletes competing in the Junior African Cup Event
U13/U15 Super-Sprint National Championship
MEDAL AWARDS ONLY – NO NATIONAL TROPHY PRESENTATIONS WILL BE MADE AT TROUTBECK – AWARD WILL BE PRESENTED AT OUR FINAL EVENT ON THE 2018-2019 CALENDAR AT MOUNT PLEASANT POOL

NON-CHAMPIONSHIP EVENTS
Age Group Teams – Sprint and Super-Sprint distances – EVENT MEDAL AWARDS
Bonaqua Corporate Team Finale – Super-Sprint distance – EVENT MEDAL AWARDS
TRIKIDZ – ages 5 – 8 – EVENT MEDAL AWARDS
TRISPORTS – ages 9 – 12 – EVENT MEDAL AWARDS

CROSS-TRIATHLON
ATU Cross-Triathlon Championship –Elite/U23 – 1000m swim / 24km bike / 7km run
ALL ENTRIES FOR ATU AFRICAN CHAMPIONSHIP TO BE DONE THROUGH THE ITU ENTRIES SYSTEM BY YOUR NATIONAL FEDERATION – i.e. Triathlon ZImbabwe
MEDAL AWARDS – ELITE / U23

NON-CHAMPIONSHIP
Age Groupers – 375m swim / 11km bike / 3.5km run –Open to Individuals and Teams * if teams do not have a swimmer we will provide a Red Cap Swimmer – minimum age for swimmer is 13 years old as at 31/12/2019
EVENT MEDAL AWARDS

AQUATHLON
Run-Swim-Run over a Super-Sprint Distance
Non-Championship open to Individuals, Teams AND School Teams – minimum age for swimmer is 13 years old as at 31/12/2019
EVENT MEDAL AWARDS

TROUTBECK MILE OPEN WATER SWIM
750m and 1500m distances
Minimum age for swimmer is 13 years old as at 31/12/2019
EVENT MEDAL AWARDS

ENTRY DETAILS FOR ALL EVENTS – ONLINE ENTRIES ARE NOW OPEN
Elite/U23/Junior ATU Triathlon African Cups and Elite/U23 ATU Cross-Triathlon African Championships – must be made by your National Federation through the ITU Entries System – please contact me to be entered

ALL OTHER EVENTS
All entries MUST be made ONLINE via this website – please go to “2019 TROUTBECK MULTI-SPORT FESTIVAL” on the home page and FOLLOW THE LINKS to each event. There will be NO PRINTED ENTRY FORMS – all entries have to be done online and are linked to an electronic timing and results system.

The website pages will be updated regularly with relevant information to include course maps, race schedule, accommodation details etc.

ACCOMMODATION
All accommodation reservations for host Hotel TROUTBECK INN RESORT are to be made through Triathlon Zimbabwe – bookings will be taken on a first-come-first-served basis.

All rates quoted are US$ based and RTGS/Ecocash rates at the time will apply.

DOUBLE – US$ 140 BED AND BREAKFAST (2 people sharing)
SINGLE – US$ 100 PER PERSON PER NIGHT BED AND BREAKFAST (single occupancy)
CHILDREN SHARING WITH PARENTS – aged 4 – 12 – US$ 50 PER CHILD PER NIGHT BED ONLY – breakfast and all other meals will be charged separately
(Children over 12 considered as Adults)

BLUE SWALLOW TIMESHARES – PLEASE CONTACT TROUTBECK INN RESORT DIRECTLY – NOMALIZE SIBANDA on email nomas@legacyafricahotels.com

If you have any queries please contact me on info@zimtri.org or triathlonzimbabwe@gmail.com

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