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TriStar Milton Keynes 2012 Race Briefing


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  • 3. Star Events are focused on« Fun« Environmental Protection« Social Responsibility
  • 4. EnvironmentalProtectionIn cooperation with the 4vitaprogramme we take action for theenvironment and health.Get involved and…« Act 4vita: respect the Ecozones, reduceand separate waste…«
  • 5. Briefing contents« Before the Race« Race Day« After the Race« Regulations
  • 6. Before coming to Milton Keynes…don’t forget:« Everything you need for the race« Photo ID« Valid license from BTF or« £5 for a day licence (if you do not own a yearly licence)
  • 7. SaturdayThe Race Weekend begins
  • 8. On Site« Star&Co Village« Swim training with Mark Booth« Bike testing with TIME bicycles« Wetsuit testing with HUUB« Registration« Relax and meet some friends
  • 9. Star&Co Village•  Opening hours: –  Saturday 13:00 – 18:00 –  Sunday 08:00 – 16:00•  At Emberton Park
  • 10. Registration« In the Star&Co Village« Know your start number« Show your photo ID« Show your triathlon yearly license or buy a day license« Check your data« You will receive your athlete’s wristband« Pick up your Starter pack
  • 11. Starter Pack contains« 1 swim cap« 2 start numbers« 2 transition bags – BIKE & RUN« 1 STREETWEAR bag« 3 stickers for the bags« 1 bike sticker and 3 for the helmet« 1 athlete guide
  • 12. Bike Service« At the Star&Co Village« In the Bike Park during Check In
  • 13. Race DaySunday, 29 July 2012
  • 14. Before the race« Have a good breakfast« Bring along your bike and transition bags with everything you need
  • 15. Check In 5:30 – 7:00 Check-in of bikeand transition bags BIKEPARK
  • 16. Check-In Info•  Check-in of bike and transition bags is possible only on Sunday morning!•  You must check-in your bike and your transition bags. Non checked-in items cannot be used in the race.•  Check-in closes at 7:00!•  Do not leave anything on the ground in the Bike Park
  • 17. Preparation for Check-In« Put the 3 small stickers on your helmet (in front an on both sides)« Put the remaining sticker on your bike« Put the 3 large stickers on your Transition Bags for the change zone
  • 18. Transition Bag BIKEContains everything you need for the BIKE« Race number + Belt« Helmet« Glasses« Bike Shoes (if not clipped on the bike)« Nutrition
  • 19. Transition Bag RUNContains everything you need for the RUN« Race number« Cap« Glasses« Socks« Shoes« Nutrition
  • 20. Check In Process•  Bring your bike and bike bag to the entrance of bike park•  With your helmet on your head, chinstrap closed•  Rack your bike (you can have your shoes clipped on your bike – nothing else!)•  Hand in your run-bag and your streetwear bag in the transition zone
  • 21. Before Start« Go to the Start Area« Place yourself in the Start section according to your swim level (Pros in first line)« Warm-up before the start. 111 end 07:25, 33.3 end 8:10« Race briefing 10 minutes before the start of each format (111 & 33.3)« Sandals / Shoes are not allowed in the Start Area
  • 22. Swim 33.3 08:15 Start 0,3km swimming Cut off: 0:20 minutes
  • 23. Swim 11107:30 Start - 1km swimming - Cut off: 0:40 minutes
  • 24. First Transition Swim - Bike« Pick up your BIKE bag« Change in the tent« You must put your wetsuit in your BIKE bag yourself« DROP your bag with the wetsuit in the DROP-OFF zone
  • 25. First Transition Swim - Bike« Close the chinstrap of your helmet« Pick up your Bike« Push it to the Exit of the transition zone and start on the race track
  • 26. Attention« You have to respect the British traffic law at all times!« Roads are not closed from traffic« Do not cut corners!
  • 27. 30km BIKE 1 lap of 20km & 1 lap of 10km 1 Energy Station Cut Off:2:00h total race time
  • 28. 100km BIKE 2 laps of 40k & 1 lap of 20k1 Energy Station passed 3 times Cut Off: 5:30h total race time
  • 29. BIKE Energy Stations« Water« Energy Drinks« Energy Bars« Fruit
  • 30. ECOZONES« Throw your bottles and packaging away only in the ECOZONES at the beginning and the end of each Energy Station
  • 31. Second Transition Bike - Run« Dismount your bike before entering the Bike Park« Push your bike to an empty rack and rack it in the order of arrival« Pickup your RUN bag, change in the tent« Put your Bike gear in the RUN bag and DROP-OFF your bag when leaving the tent« Start the 3/10k Run
  • 32. •  3k RUN•  1 lap•  1 Energy Station•  Cut-Off time: total: 2:45 h
  • 33. •  10k RUN •  3 laps•  1 Energy Station passed 3 times•  Cut-Off time: total: 7:00 h
  • 34. Energy Stations Run« Water« Coke« Energy Gels« Energy Drinks« Fruit
  • 35. FinishlineEnjoy the last meters to the finish line Yes, you can!
  • 36. Relaxing Zone•  Receive your medal•  Receive your finisher t-shirt•  Enjoy massages•  Eat at the Afterfinish Energy Station« For your comfort and your safety, no friends & family are allowed to the Relaxing Zone, Finishers only !
  • 37. Check OutSunday 13:00 – 15:00 Transition Zone
  • 38. Check-Out Process« You need your Start Number + Athletes Wristband to check out« Pick up your Transition Bags first« Then get your Bike
  • 39. Award Ceremony At 2:30 PM at the Finish line« Awards for the top 3 in each Age Group and top 5 overall (PRO + Age Group)« Awards for Clubs with the most participants« Celebrate your success with family and friends
  • 40. Rules & Regulations For a safe & fair race
  • 41. General RulesIt is forbidden to:«  Modify the race number« Get help from third parties« Get race provisions outside the official Energy Stations
  • 42. Swim Rules« It is mandatory to swim without your race number« The wetsuit can be taken off completely in the transition zone only!
  • 43. Bike Rules« Drafting is forbidden« The helmet must be worn at all times with the chinstrap closed« The race number must be visibly worn on your lower back« Respect the rules of the road« Keep on the left and do not cut corners« Escorting (car, motobike, bike, ...) and assistance is forbidden
  • 44. No Drafting« The distance between two athletes (Drafting zone) is 3x10m (front tyre to back tyre)« If you enter the drafting zone you will receive a penalty added to your final time
  • 45. Run Rules« Wear the race number visibly on your front« If you use a start number belt, wear it on your waistline« You must not run topless« Escorting (bike, roller, runner, ...) and assistance is forbidden
  • 46. What if...Questions and Answers
  • 47. If...« You lose your timing chip, get a new one at the penalty tent in the transition area« You have to give up, let a referee know you give up. Your family might ask us at the Info point – you are obliged to tell us what happened« Also let us know if you return to the race area or if you‘ll be back at your hotel
  • 48. Any questions?•  Before coming to Milton Keynes: please contact us at:••  On the spot: please come see our team at the Information booth at the Star&Co Village
  • 49. Sponsors & Partners
  • 50. Thank You!« Thank you for reading the Race Briefing« Have a safe trip to TriStar Milton Keynes« We are looking forward to seeing you there!