Water temperature: Expect 20 degrees
Number of laps: SPRINT: 1 LAP x 750m
Start Mechanism DEEP WATER
Conditions: LAKE-CLEAN, DISEASE & ANIMAL FREE.
Number of laps: SPRINT: 3 LAPS x 6.6km. Hilly and technical, no requirement though for gear/cassette changes - 16% gradient. Road closure.
Number of laps: SPRINT: 2 LAPS x 2.5km.. 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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1230 on Friday 21st February - Conference Room, Troutbeck Inn Resort
USD 50 cash payable at Registration - All entries must be made through your NF and ITU Entries System
3,000 USD.split between Elite Men and Women - 1st Place USD 750 / 2nd Place USD 450 / 3rd Place USD 300 each
Media Contact: LOC Event Director - Rick Fulton / LOC Administrator Carol Pakenham
Media Credentials request: contact LOC Administrator - email@example.com
Location of Media Centre and hours of operation: RACE HQ - TROUTBECK INN RESORT hours to be confirmed
Press Conference Details :
Friday 21st February - Conference Room - 13.00
Saturday 22nd February - Post Event - 1630
REFER TO ATHLETE’S & EVENT GUIDE FOR COMPREHENSIVE PRE-EVENT & RACE DAY SCHEDULES
Thursday 20th February
Arrival at Harare International Airport - transfer to Troutbeck Inn Resort
Friday 21st February -
0900 - 1100 - Course Familiarisation
1200 - Elite Registration, Uniform Check & Race Packet Collection
1230 - Athlete Briefing
1300 - Media Conference
Saturday 22nd February -
Elite Women Start - 1230
Elite Men Start - 1400
PLEASE REFER TO THE ATHLETE’S & EVENT GUIDE FOR COMPREHENSIVE INFORMATION AND RECOMMENDATIONS
Harare International (R G Mugabe International) Airport - it is a 3 - 4 hour journey by road to venue - no unsupervised road travel advised after dark. Bikes are transported in secure, closed trucks and travel in convoy with the transfer coach to venue.
To coincide with Free Transfers, it is recommended that all flights are organised to arrive by lunch time on Thursday 20th February and departure after 1000 on Sunday 23rd February
Early arrivals on Wednesday - Athlete Liaison Cath Jennings will meet you on arrival and overnight accommodation in a B&B (for Athlete’s account) can be arranged - you will be collected on Thursday to join the other arrivals at the airport and transferred to Troutbeck Inn Resort
Visa Requirements - Please contact LOC Administration or Athlete Liaison for Letter of Invitation for Visa Applications - please also check with your Local Embassy - Visas can be obtained on arrival but some countries are required to obtain visa’s prior to arrival. Visa Cost approximately USD 45 - 50
Athletes will be transported to venue on Thursday 20th February and return to Harare on Sunday 23rd February. Return transfer will depart from Troutbeck very early to ensure arrival at RG Mugabe International Airport with sufficient time to complete check-in and clearance procedures. Athlete Liaison Cath Jennings will advise departure time.
Troutbeck Inn Resort, Nyanga, Zimbabwe
ALL ACCOMMODATION RESERVATIONS MUST BE MADE THROUGH LOC ADMINISTRATION - email firstname.lastname@example.org
Please refer to the Athlete’s & Event Guide for comprehensive information on Rates, Rooms etc,
Coaches and Guests of travelling athletes will be required to pay full rates at the hotel.
All foreign visitors are required by law to settle all accommodation and hotel accounts in foreign currency
VISA/MASTERCARD and Cash are accepted.
The USD is most widely used (small denomination notes are advised) - GBP, Rand and Euro are also accepted and would be converted using the Rate of Exchange on the day