2015 Troutbeck ATU Triathlon African Cup

28 Mar, 2015 • Troutbeck Resort, Nyanga, Zimbabwe • Event Website
Start Lists
Results

Administration and all enquiries:  Joy Higgins/Carol Pakenham – info@zimtri.org
Athlete Liaison:  Cath Jennings – zudwa@yahoo.com
FOR ALL ELITE TRANSFER AND HOTEL BOOKINGS PLEASE CONTACT ATHLETE LIAISON, CATH JENNINGS – zudwa@yahoo.com

SWIM
Water temperature: Expect 20 degree
Number of laps: STANDARD: 2 LAPS x 750m
Start Mechanism: DEEP WATER
LAKE-CLEAN, DISEASE & ANIMAL FREE.
Map: http://www.triathlon.org/uploads/events/Troutbeck-Swim_course.jpg

BIKE
Number of laps: STANDARD: 6 LAPS x 6.6km
Hilly and technical, no requirement though for gear/cassette changes- 16% gradient. Good wide tar surface with Road closure.
Map: http://www.triathlon.org/uploads/events/Troutbeck-Cycle_course-total.jpg
http://www.triathlon.org/uploads/events/Troutbeck-Cycle_Course-Loop.jpg

RUN
Number of laps: STANDARD x 4 LAPS x 2.5km.
Hilly, 19% gradient, 90% pavement,10% grass.
Map: http://www.triathlon.org/uploads/events/Troutbeck-Run_course.jpg

Prize money distribution. Elite men and women:
1st. 750 USD
2nd. 450 USD
3rd. 300 USD

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Entry Fee:

USD 50

Prize Money:

USD 3000

Documents:

Closest Airport

HARARE INTERNATIONAL – approx. 300 KM FROM VENUE (3 ½ hour transfer by road)

TO COINCIDE WITH ARRANGED TRANSFERS TO TROUTBECK INN RESORT IT IS SUGGESTED THAT FLIGHT RESERVATIONS ARE MADE WITH EITHER SOUTH AFRICAN AIRWAYS ARRIVING HARARE 12.10 HRS OR BRITISH AIRWAYS BA COMAIR ARRIVING 13.55 HRS ON THURSDAY 26TH MARCH 2015.
RETURN TRANSFERS ON SUNDAY 29TH MARCH FROM VENUE WILL DEPART AT SUITABLE TIME TO ENSURE YOUR ARRIVAL AT HARARE INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT WITH SUFFICIENT TIME TO COMPLETE YOUR CHECK-IN PROCEDURES, CLEARANCES ETC. 

TO EXPEDITE CUSTOMS REQUIREMENTS ON ARRIVAL, IT IS IMPERATIVE THAT ATHLETES FORWARD PASSPORT NAMES,PASSPORT NUMBERS, COUNTRY OF ORIGIN & CYCLE SERIAL NUMBERS, PLUS FLIGHT ARRIVAL TIME TO THE ATHLETE LIAISON- CATH JENNINGS - zudwa@yahoo.com

VISA REQUIREMENTS:
CHECK WITH YOUR LOCAL EMBASSY ON REQUIREMENTS AND COST PRIOR TO TRAVEL.  VISAS ARE AVAILABLE ON ARRIVAL AT HARARE INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT BUT SUBJECT TO DELAYS

Local Transportation

ALL ELITE ATHLETES TRANSPORTED TO VENUE - NO CHARGE

CURRENCY ACCEPTED IN ZIMBABWE: 
US$ most widely used (small denomination notes are advised due to shortage of change)  GBP and ZAR are also accepted and converted using rate of exchange on the day

Host Hotel

TROUTBECK INN RESORT, NYANGA, ZIMBABWE

ELITE ACCOMMODATION (BED & BREAKFAST BASIS):  USD 60 per person per night SHARING / US$ 100 per person per night SINGLE
METHOD OF PAYMENT AT HOTEL:  VISA / MASTERCARD / CASH ACCEPTED

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    +263 772573534