2023 Africa Triathlon Junior Cup Troutbeck

01 Apr, 2023 • Troutbeck, Zimbabwe • Event Website
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COURSE

SWIM -
Water Temperature - expect 20 degrees
Laps - Sprint - 1 x 750m lap
Start Mechanism - Deep water
Conditions - Lake - clean, disease and animal free

BIKE -
Laps - Sprint - 3 x 6.6km laps - hilly and technical.  No requirement for gear/cassette changes.  16% gradient.  Road closures.

RUN -
Laps - Sprint - 2 x 2.5km laps - hilly, 19% gradient, 90% pavement, 10% grass

A demanding event held at an altitude of 2000m and over hilly terrain.  The close proximity of the venue to a good tar road for the cycle section.  A central location for all aspects of the event for spectators and athletes alike.  The cycle and run courses will consist of multi laps through the Hotel complex which adds to spectator interest and involvement.

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Athletes Briefing:

FRIDAY 31ST MARCH - 1400 - 1430

The athletes briefing will be live and delivered by the Technical Delegate.  The briefing will then be available via a link on the World Triathlon and Triathlon Zimbabwe website event pages.
Conference Room.  COURSE MAPS WILL BE DISPLAYED ON SITE

Entry Fee:

USD 80 CASH payable at Registration. All entries must be made through NF and WT Entries System

Prize Money:

nil


Media notes:

Media Contact - Event Director RICK FULTON / LOC Administrator CAROL PAKENHAM

Media Credentials request - contact LOC Administrator

Location of Media Centre and hours of operation - RACE H/Q, Troutbeck Inn Resort, - hours of operation TBC

Press Conference Details - JUNIORS - 1430 Conference Room

Event Schedule

FRIDAY 31ST MARCH

Course Familiarisation -

0900 - 0945 Bike Course – Elite, Juniors, Individuals - escorted with road closures. Course maps can be viewed on World Triathlon event page and will be on display at venue
1000 - 1030 Swim Course – Elite, Juniors, Individuals- with Water safety in place
1400 - 1430 Swim Course – second session with Water Safety in place
Run Course - at any time

Registration, Uniform Check & Race Pack Collection - 1330 - 1400 in the Conference Room

SATURDAY 1ST APRIL

JUNIOR MEN
1030 - Athlete Lounge check in
1045 - Transition opens, swim cap & timing chip collection
1100-1115 Swim warm-up
1120 - Transfer to Pre-Start tent
1125 - Athlete introduction
1130 - Start
1600 - Award Ceremony

JUNIOR WOMEN
1030 - Athlete Lounge check in
1100 - Transition opens, swim cap & timing chip collection
1115 1130 - Swim warm-up
1140 - Transfer to Pre-Start tent
1145 - Athlete introduction
1150 - Start
1600 - Award Ceremony

Closest Airport

Robert Mugabe International Airport - Harare International

**  TRAVEL -

Early arrivals in Harare on Wednesday 29 March can be planned - overnight stay at MONOMATAPA HOTEL in Harare will be necessary (for athletes account)  Rates available on request from LOC

It is RECOMMENDED that all flights booked MUST arrive by 1300 on THURSDAY 30TH MARCH and departures on SUNDAY 2ND APRIL.  For departures on MONDAY 3RD APRIL an OVERNIGHT STAY in Harare WILL BE NECESSARY

REFER TO THE ATHLETE GUIDE FOR COMPREHENSIVE INFORMATION AND RECOMMENDATIONS

Local Transportation

FREE bus transfers in sanitized and spacious vehicles from Harare airport to venue on Thursday 30TH MARCH - Return from venue to Harare overnight accommodation on Sunday 2ND APRIL and to Harare International Airport on Monday 3RD APRIL

Expect a 3-4 hour journey by road to venue.  Bikes are transported in secure, closed trucks and travel in convoy with the transfer coach to venue

Return transfer will depart from venue on SUNDAY 2ND APRIL following completion of compulsory PCR testing.  Athlete Liaison Catherine Jennings will confirm departure time.

Transfer from overnight accommodation to Harare International Airport on Monday 3RD April - Athlete Liaison Catherine Jennings will confirm arrangement

Host Hotel

Troutbeck Inn Resort, Nyanga, Zimbabwe - All accommodation reservations to be made through LOC ADMINISTRATOR - CAROL PAKENHAM email triathlonzimbabwe@gmail.com

RATES:

USD 150 DOUBLE per night B&B - for 2 people sharing a room - this equates to USD 75 Per person per night B&B
USD 120 SINGLE per night B&B - single room occupancy
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Please advise LOC of your specific accommodation preference of a single room or whether you are happy to share with another athlete Coaches and Guests of travelling athletes will be required to pay full rates at the hotel All hotel accommodation and room accounts are to be settled in foreign currency - Mastercard/Visa and cash are accepted
USD is most widely used currency (bring smaller denomination notes i.e. 20/10/5/1 - GBP/Euro/Rand also accepted and converted using the Rate of Exchange on the day

Homestay

OPTION 1 - BLUE SWALLOW TIMESHARE UNITS – FULL BOARD

COST PER PERSON: TBC - CASH PAYMENT ONLY - PAYABLE TO TRIATHLON ZIMBABWE

The Blue Swallow Timeshare Units are situated on site at the race venue.  Elite and Junior Athletes from all countries will be accommodated in separate units i.e. FEMALES SHARING and MALES SHARING.  Coaches/Managers may also make use of this option but will have to also share with other Male or Female Coaches/Managers in gender specific units.

Each unit sleeps 5 people (can accommodate up to a maximum of 8 people but the 3 extra would have to sleep on mattresses).  There is 1 double bed room and 2 twin bedded rooms in each unit

CATERING

All meals will be prepared and served by our dedicated caterers Jenny and Ryan Collett from Jen’s Kitchen. Breakfast, mid-morning tea time snacks, Lunch, afternoon tea time snacks, Dinner and all bottled water and juices are included.  Special dietary requirements are catered for i.e. lactose, gluten intolerance etc – please advise LOC in advance

The package price covers 3 nights’ accommodation plus all meals and snacks from Thursday night until departure on Sunday morning.

OPTION 2 - BLUE SWALLOW TIMESHARE UNITS – BED ONLY

COST PER PERSON: TBC - CASH PAYMENT ONLY - PAYABLE TO TRIATHLON ZIMBABWE

The package price covers 3 nights’ accommodation ONLY.
MEALS – Breakfast, lunch, dinner will be taken in the Beck Restaurant at the Main Host Hotel Troutbeck Inn Resort and paid directly to the hotel.

  • Technical Delegate
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  • Website
    http://www.zimtri.org/
  • Event Contact
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  • Phone
    +263 772 573 534
  • Address

    Event Director RICK FULTON email fultonrickh@gmail.com - mobile +263 772 573 534

    LOC Administrator CAROL PAKENHAM email triathlonzimbabwe@gmail.com / info@zimtri.org - mobile +263 - 772 410 344

    Athlete Liaison CATHERINE JENNINGS email zudwa@yahoo.com - mobile +263 - 772 353 760