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May 14

The Legon Sprint Series – Individual & Relay

May 14, 2017

The Legon Sprint Series - Individual & Relay

Legon Sprint Series

The Legon Sprint Series is hosted and organized by the Ghana Triathlon Federation amd is set to take place on the 14th of May 2017.

Registration closes on May 7th 2017.

This event will feature the usual sprint format with both individual and popular relay options. The event is
free in a bid to encourage athletes, wannabe athletes, men, women, boys and girls (ages 16
and above), swimmers, cyclists, runners, professionals, amateurs and beginners to join in on the fun.

Please do come along, to race or to spectate.

Details

Entries for the Individual and Relay events are now OPEN! Do sign up as soon as possible as places are limited and registration closes on the 7th of May at 11am.

Relay teams can consist of two or three people. For a team of two, one person will need to do two legs (swim/bike or bike/run or swim/run). Before signing up, you will need the names and details of your team.

• Distances: 600m swim, 18.9km bike, 5.6km run.
• At the University of Ghana, Legon, starting adjacent the swimming pool (see next page)
• Registration from 6-6:45am, by the race start/pool (see next page)
• Race briefing, 6:30am, by race start/pool (see next page)
• First athlete starts at 7am prompt (staggered swim start)

Registration, Transition, Start and Finish: Individual and Relay

The event will all take place around the University of Ghana, Legon, Pool. Only athletes are allowed in the
transition area and will be allowed to setup from 6am-6:45am. There will be a Race briefing at 6:30am.

Registration will open from 6am to 6:45am. Transition will open from 6am-7am.

In your registration pack, you will receive a swim cap, race number with safety pins to secure to your clothes
and your start time. You will need to return your swim cap and your race number at the end of the race to
receive your finishers t-shirt.

Once registered, please prepare yourself to race. Within the transition area we expect you to have your bike and run gear (including your own bike and helmet) but not your swim gear (that should be on you and ready for the start).

The race begins by the pool. Participants exit along the mats to the transition area. Here, you need to get on
your bike, complete the bike course, head back to transition and change into your run gear. After your second
visit to transition, time to complete the run! At the end, race down the finish line.

For relay participants, there will be a section within transition that team members will have to stand in to
crossover, once a swimmer comes out of the pool and into transition, tap your cyclist so they can start their
section, once a cyclist comes back into transition, tap your runner and set them off on their way.

Please remember that this is a friendly event, open to individuals of all abilities so for the more serious amongst you, play nice!

Venue

University Of Ghana
P.O. Box LG 25
Legon, Accra Ghana
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Phone:
+233-(0)302-500381
Website:
https://www.ug.edu.gh/

Organiser

Ghana Triathlon Federation
Phone:
+233 (0)200 145101
Email:
info@ghanatriathlon.org
Website:
http://ghanatriathlon.org

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