2016 Troutbeck ATU Triathlon African Cup

20 Feb, 2016 • Troutbeck Resort, Nyanga, Zimbabwe • Event Website
Start Lists
Results

SWIM
Water temperature: Expect 20 degree
Number of laps: STANDARD: 2 LAPS x 750m
(Start Mechanism: pontoon, deep water, beach mass start)DEEP WATER
(Conditions: ocean, lake, river, brief description)LAKE-CLEAN, DISEASE & ANIMAL FREE.


BIKE
Number of laps: STANDARD: 6 LAPS x 6.6km. All other races divisable.
(Brief description including: hills, corners, technical aspects)Hilly and technical, no requirement though for gear/cassette changes- 16% gradient. Road closure.

RUN
Number of laps:STANDARD x 4 LAPS x 2.5km. All other races divisible.
(Hills, corners, technical aspects)Hilly, 19% gradient, 90% pavement,10% grass.

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

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Athletes Briefing:

ELITE / U23 - BRIEFING 1300 ON FRIDAY 19 FEBRUARY 2016 AT TROUTBECK RESORT

Entry Fee:

USD 50

Prize Money:

USD 3000


Media notes:

Name of Media Contact: RICK FULTON
Address for Media Credentials request: info@zimtri.org / triathlonzimbabwe@gmail.com
Location of Media Centre and hours of operation: TBA
Time and place where media kit can be pick-up: RACE HQ-TROUTBECK RESORT
Press Conference Details (date, time and place): 1300 FRIDAY 19 FEBRUARY -TROUTBECK RESORT

Event Schedule

0700 AGE GROUP MEN STANDARD START (NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP)
0705 AGE GROUP WOMEN STANDARD (NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP)
0930 JUNIOR MEN SPRINT START (NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP)
0935 JUNIOR WOMEN SPRINT (NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP)
1045 YOUTH MEN SUPER SPRINT (NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP)
1050 YOUTH WOMEN SUPER SPRINT (NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP)

1230 ELITE MEN/U23 START (AFRICAN CONTINENTAL CUP)
1240 ELITE WOMEN/U23 START (AFRICAN CONTINENTAL CUP)

Closest Airport

HARARE INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT - 300KM FROM VENUE

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 18th February 2016.
Return transfers on Sunday 21st February 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.

VISA REQUIREMENTS:  PLEASE CHECK WITH LOC/LOCAL EMBASSY, MOST AVAILABLE ON ARRIVAL


TO EXPEDITE CUSTOMS REQUIREMENTS ON ARRIVAL, IT IS REQUESTED THAT ATHLETES FORWARD PASSPORT NAMES,PASSPORT NUMBERS, COUNTRY OF ORIGIN & CYCLE SERIAL NUMBERS, PLUS FLIGHT ARRIVAL TIME TO : 
LOC – ATTENTION:  CATH JENNINGS (ATHLETE LIAISON) on email:zudwa@yahoo.com

Local Transportation

YES, ALL ATHLETES TRANSPORTED TO VENUE
NO COST IF WITHIN 3DAYS OF EVENT.  GUESTS OF ELITE ATHLETES TRANSPORTED FREE OF CHARGE

Host Hotel

TROUTBECK INN RESORT - ALL ENQUIRIES FOR BOOKINGS – via athlete liaison Cath Jennings or Triathlon Zimbabwe Administration - info@zimtri.org / triathlonzimbabwe@gmail.com


VISA/MASTERCARD/CASH -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

Homestay

VERY LIMITED AND NOT RECOMMENDED OWING TO LOCATION
ENQUIRE info@zimtri.org / triathlonzimbabwe@gmail.com

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    +263 772573534
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    Triathlon Zimbabwe
    8 Masasa Lane
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    Harare, Zimbabwe

    EVENT ADMINISTRATION - CAROL PAKENHAM - email info@zimtri.org / triathlonzimbabwe@gmail.com
    ATHLETE LIAISON - CATH JENNINGS - email zudwa@yahoo.com