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Club Champs & Points Table Rules



1)    The Race series will include eleven series races.  All venues yet to be confirmed.

·        Sunday 14 October 2018 (#1) – Linton Camp

·        Sunday 11 November 2018 (#2) – Linton Camp

·        Sunday 20 January 2019 (#3)  Makino Pool

·        Sunday 17 February (#4) Makino Pool

·        Sunday 10th March (#5) MARTON (Mitre 10 triathlon)

·        Sunday 14th April (#6) – Also Club Triathlon Champs. Makino Pool

·        Sunday 12th May (#7) –Linton Army Camp

·        Sunday 20th June (#8) – Manfeild, Feilding. Club Duathlon Champs

·        Sunday 7th July (#9); – Linton Army Camp

·        Sunday 11th August (#10) – Linton Army Camp

·        Sunday 8th September (#11) – Linton Army Camp

·        Sunday 13th October ( AGM/Prize Giving). Not part of points series.

2)    The best 5 of 11 events will count towards the series total.

3)    You must complete at least 2 of the race series to qualify for places at the end of the series.

4)    This is open to all participants however only club members will be recognized as grade or series winners at the end of the series. You must have joined the club by event 7 – 30 June 2019 to be included.

5)        Age Grades will be based on your age as at the 31 December 2019 (for the whole series).

6)    If people choose to race a different variation of a course (eg run, swim or cycle in a different order) this is okay but they will not be included in the series results for that event.

7)    Age Grades available in the various courses will be as follows. (This is based on the number of entries in various grades in 2018).




Long Triathlon

Open; Junior; Vet 40; Vet 50+

Open; Vet 40; Vet 50+

Medium Triathlon

U16; Open; Vet 40+

U16; Open; Vet 40; Vet 50+

Short Triathlon

Open**; U11; U13;

Open**; U11; U13

Long Duathlon



Medium Duathlon



Short Duathlon



Long Aquathon



Short Aquathon



8)    Points for the races will be awarded in each “length” (gender) race based on finishing time of the winner (Male & Female). That person will get 100 points everyone else’s points will be based as a fraction percentage of that. The points earnt are the same for the age grades.

9)    If a person DNF’s (eg flat tyre; injury etc) or is DSQ’d they will get 0 points for that event.

10)                       If a person fails to complete the correct number of laps (in running, cycling or swimming) this will count as a DSQ with zero points – unless they do more than required – points will still then count.

11)   Any decision on DSQ’s will be made by the race director or a sub-committee and the competitor will be notified by email or phone or in person if they are to be DSQ’d – with the right of appeal.

12)   A person who is an official at an event will be awarded 80 points for that event (they select the course/length they want it to be used for.) This is only for one event in the season.

A full copy of these rules etc will be posted on the club website and facebook page.


Club Championships – Triathlon & Duathlon

The following rules will apply for the triathlon club champs on the 15 April 2019 and duathlon champs on 2 September 2019. (series points will also be awarded for the series overall from these races)


Eligibility for Triathlon Club Champs

•   You must have been a financial club member for at least one calendar month prior to the club triathlon championships.

•   You must have competed or assisted with marshalling for at least one race for the series prior to club championships. You do not need to have competed in the same category in your qualifying events as you will race at the championships.

•   You must race in the correct category and course length for your age, to be eligible for club championship honours.


Grade/Course (female/male of each) – age as on club triathlon champs day (14 April 2019) and duathlon champs day (20 June 2019 2018)



What age group qualifies

Course length

Overall club champion

Any age group


Under 11

Under 11 years


Under 13

11-12 years inclusive


Under 16

13-15 years inclusive


Vet 2 / Vet 50 female

50 - 59 years inclusive


Vet 3 / Vet 60 female

60+ years



16 to 19 years inclusive



20 - 39 years inclusive


Vet 1 / Vet 40

40 - 49 years inclusive


Vet 2 / Vet 50 male

50 - 59 years inclusive


Vet 3 / Vet 60 male

60+ years




a)    Competitors enter all events at their own risk and acknowledge that they must obey all road rules. Keep left at all times; obey all Marshalls and Race Director's instructions.

a)    No bike drafting allowed and correctly follow the correct run, bike, swim courses.

b)    Be considerate to fellow competitors.


Points & Series Organiser - Barrie Eccles