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Virtual Race August 2020

Tri East are please to announce our first ever virtual race.

The Race

This is a virtual race that competitors can take part in on any 3 consecutive days in August between the 1st and the 20th. There are race options for a duathlon or triathlon and various distances based upon age. We have also included for team entries and parents. All competitors will receive a medal for taking part.

Rules

  • Race to be completed any time between 1st and 20th August 2020
  • Must consist of 3 stages that are competed on consecutive days.
  • Only one stage to be completed on a single day. Distances are longer than normal for age group so must be competed on separate days.
  • Competitors must be able to submit garmin data (or equivalent) to show each stage has been completed.
  • You may enter either the duathlon, triathlon or both, however each race will require a separate entry. Also the same data cannot be submitted for both races.
  • Only one submission of data per race per competitor.
  • The triathlon swim must take place at an official open water venue.
  • We strongly recommend that competitors are accompanied by an adult during race stage for safety.
  • Team entries are a maximum of 4 people with no more than 1 team member from each age group. Stage times will be added together to give team result.
  • Competitors MUST NOT be paced during any stage of their race. Anyone suspected of being paced will be disqualified.
  • The officials decision on any penalties or disqualifications is final.

Submitting of race data

  • When all stages have been completed competitors must submit screen shots of their garmin data (or equivalent).
  • Screenshot MUST include, Competitors name, type of activity, date, distance and time taken. (see example below)
  • Please submit screenshots to virtualrace@trieast.co.uk

Duathlon Distances

Age Group1st RunBike2nd Run
Tristart (DOB 2012)800m5km600m
Tristar 1 (DOB 2010/111.5km8km1km
Tristar 2 (DOB 2008/9)2km10km1.5km
Tristar 3 (DOB 2006/7)3km15km2km
Youth (DOB 2004/5)5km20km3km
Other (DOB 2003 or older)5km20km3km

Triathlon Distances

Age GroupSwimBikeRun
Tristart (DOB 2012)100m5km800m
Tristar 1 (DOB 2010/11200m8km1.5km
Tristar 2 (DOB 2008/9)300m10km2km
Tristar 3 (DOB 2006/7)400m15km3km
Youth (DOB 2004/5)400m20km5km
Other (DOB 2003 or older)400m20km5km

Entries

  • Entry cost per race per competitor is £5 and includes participant medal.
  • Entry cost per team is £4 – each team member must also have an individual race entry.

Entries will open on the 1st July