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RACE BRIEFING TRISTAR33.3 NEVIS 2012


WELCOME TO THE SECOND TRISTAR33.3 NEVIS


Briefing contents « Before the Race « Race Day « After the Finish « Regulations


Before coming to Nevis Don’t forget « Everything you need for the Race « Photo ID « Valid License from your Federation « Or Local licence


FRIDAY THE RACE WEEKEND BEGINS


In Nevis « Star&Co Village « Registration « Check-in « Relax and meet friends « Massages at the Star&Co Village


Starter Pack Contents « 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


Check In

Saturday 06:00 – 07:30 BIKE PARK & TRANSITION AREA


Check In Info « Check in is obligatory for all athletes! « You must check in your bike and your transition bags. Otherwise those items will not be available on Race Day « Non-checked material can not be used in the Race « Check-in closes at 07:30- no exceptions!


Preparations 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


Check In Process « Bring Bike | Helmet | transition bags: Bike & Run « Come to the Bike Park Entrance « With your helmet on your head, chinstrap closed « Brakes will be checked « Helmet will be checked « Rack your bike (you can have you shoes clipped onto your bike – nothing else!)

« Deposit BIKE & RUN bags « STREETWEAR bag: The Streetwear area is located in front of the Transition zone


Transition Bag BIKE Contains everything you need for the BIKE « Race number + Belt « Helmet « Glasses « Bike Shoes (if not clipped on the bike) « Nutrition (first Energy Station at km 17)


Transition Bag RUN Contains everything you need for the RUN « Race number « Cap « Glasses « Socks « Shoes « Gels in Belt


Time to race

Saturday 31st March 2012 BEFORE THE RACE DURING THE RACE AFTER THE FINISH


Before Start « Go to the Start Area « Wear your Swimcap « Warmup in front of the start. End: 15min before race « Sandals / Shoes are not allowed in the Start Area


08:45 Start Swim 300m « Start 300m of Swimming « Cut Off time: 00h15 race time (09:00)


300m Swim


Transition 1 Swim à Bike « Pickup your BIKE bag « Change in the tent « You must put your wet items in your BIKE bag yourself « When leaving the tent, DROPOFF your bag with the wet items in the DROPOFF zone


Transition 1 Swim à Bike « Close the chinstrap of your helmet « Pickup your Bike « Push it to the Exit « Mount your Bike once you leave the bike park


BIKE 30km « 1 loop « 2 Energy Stations + 1 water station at the end of the loop (see map) « Cut Off time: 02h15 race time (11:00)


30km BIKE


BIKE Energy Station « Water (in bottles with a sports top) « Energy Drinks (in bottles) Hammer Nutrition

« Energy Gels GU Sports Nutrition

« Bananas, Oranges


ECOZONES « Please throw your bottles and packaging away only in the ECOZONES at the beginning and the end of each Energy Station


Transition 2 Bike à Run « Dismount your bike before entering the Bike Park « Rack your bike in its numbered slot « Pickup your RUN bag, change in the tent « Put your Bike gear in the RUN bag and DROPOFF your bag when leaving the tent « Start the 3km Run


3km RUN


Run 3km « 1 lap « 2 Energy Stations « Cut Off time Swim + Bike + Run: 02h45 race time (11:30)


RUN Energy Stations « Water « Coke « Energy Gels GU Nutrition

« Energy Drinks Hammer Sports Nutrition

« Oranges « Salt Solids (crackers)


Finishline

Enjoy your last metres on the Finishline! Yes, you can!


Relaxing Zone « Get your medal « Get your Finisher T-Shirt « Enjoy Massages « Eat at the Energy Station « Have your Finishing time engraved on your medal « For your comfort and your security, no friends & family in the Relaxing Zone, only Finishers!


Check Out

Saturday 13:30 – 16:30 BIKE PARK & TRANSITION AREA


Check Out Process « You need your Start Number + Athletes Wristband to check out « At the Transition Area Entrance, check your bike arrival time « Pickup your Transition Bags first « Then get your Bike (racked in order of arrival!) « When leaving the Park, hand in your timing chip « No Chip = No Bike!


Star Night Saturday 19:00

LET‘S GET THE PARTY STARTED


Star Night « Doors open 19:00 « STARNIGHT room at Occasions « Buffet, Animations « Prizes for the top 3 in each age group « Celebrate your success with family and friends (get tickets at Star&Co village for them – yours is included in your entry!)


Rules & Regulations FOR A SAFE & FAIR RACE


General Rules It is forbidden to: « Cut or fold your start number « Get help from third parties « Get race provisions outside of the official Energy Stations


SWIM Rules « It is mandatory to swim without your race number « The wet items must be taken to the transition area


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


No Drafting « The distance between two athletes (Drafting zone) is 3x7m (front tyre to back tyre) « If you enter in this zone, you will receive a black card « You are responsible for going to the prison upon your return to the Transition Area « If you do not go to the prison you are disqualified


Penalties / Cards = warning (get back into conformity) = 3 minutes penalty in Prison = 6 minutes penalty = disqualification

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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


General Rule A referees decision shall be final. Or: Protests must be handed before 17h00 to an official race referee with the provided form together with the protest fee of $ 50.


What if... QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS


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 refereee 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


You have questions? « Before coming to Nevis: please contact us at office@tristar111nevis.com « On spot: please come see our team at the Information booth at the Star&Co Village


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TriStar33.3 Nevis 2012