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Sovereign Tri Wellington

In March we welcome the National Series into the Scorcher fold.

The event will be based at Scorching Bay on a multi lap fast and flat course with a full road closure for the cycle leg.

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Date

March 11, 2017

Event weekend option summary

  • Have-A-Go
  • $50
    per individual
  • Note: Teams plus $10
  • Distances:
  • Triathlon: Swim 200m, Cycle 10k, Run 2.5k
  • Duathlon: Run 1.2k, Cycle 10k, Run 2.5k
  • Minimum Age on event day 10 years old
  • Flat and easy course for all
  • Sprint
  • $70
    per individual
  • Note: Teams are plus $10,
  • non TRIBE members need to buy a one day race license for $5
  • Distances:
  • Triathlon Swim 750m, Cycle 20k, Run 5k
  • Duathlon Run 2.5k, Cycle 20k, Run 5k
  • Minimum Age on event day 15 years old
  • Flat and easy course for all
  • Standard
  • $90
    per individual
  • Note: Teams are plus $10,
  • non TRIBE members need to buy a one day race license for $10
  • Distances:
  • Triathlon Swim 1500m, Cycle 40k, Run 10k
  • Duathlon Run 5k, Cycle 40k, Run 10k
  • Minimum Age - 18 years old as at 31 Dec 2017
  • Flat and easy course for all
  • NZ Junior Champs
  • $85
    per individual
  • Note: non TRIBE members need to buy a one day race license for $5
  • Distance:
  • Triathlon Swim 750m, Cycle 20k, Run 5k
  • Minimum Age 16 years as at 31 Dec 2017
  • Maximum Age Under 20 as at 31 Dec 2017

Sovereign Tri Wellington Course Map

Sovereign Course Options summarised

The Have-a-Go Triathlon course is:

Leg Distance Description
Swim 200m Close to shore within Scorching Bay
Cycle 10km

(1 lap)

1 lap flat from Transition North around the coastline thru Shelly Bay to a turn point located half way between Shelly Bay and Miramar Wharf, this ride is completely flat
Run 2.5km

(1 lap)

1 lap south from Scorching Bay, on the footpath on the seaward edge, until reaching the Red Phone box / Karaka Bay Wharf, cross the road here and continue until the turn at Approximately #335 Karaka Bay Road.

On the return to Scorching Bay, you will drop down the first ramp to the beach, and the continue to the north end of Scorching Bay and come up the ramp there to make a 180 degree turn to head back to the finish line

Minimum Age: 10 years old as at Race day

The Have-a-Go Duathlon course is:

Leg Distance Description
Run 1.2km

(1 lap)

1 lap south from Scorching Bay, on the footpath on the seaward edge, until reaching approximately opposite Overton Park, 150m north the Red Phone box / Karaka Bay Wharf.  When you reach the turn opposite Overton Park, you will turn and head back to Scorching Bay.

On the return to Scorching Bay, you will drop down the first ramp to the beach, and then merge with the swimmers exiting the water to enter transition

Cycle 10km

(1 lap)

1 lap flat from Transition North around the coastline thru Shelly Bay to a turn point located half way between Shelly Bay and Miramar Wharf, this ride is completely flat
Run 2.5km

(1 lap)

1 lap south from Scorching Bay, on the footpath on the seaward edge, until reaching the Red Phone box / Karaka Bay Wharf, cross the road here and continue until the turn at Approximately #335 Karaka Bay Road.

On the return to Scorching Bay, you will drop down the first ramp to the beach, and the continue to the north end of Scorching Bay and come up the ramp there to make a 180 degree turn to head back to the finish line

Minimum Age: 10 years old as at Race day

The Sprint Triathlon course is as follows::

Leg Distance Description
Swim 750m Two Lap (375m per lap ) swim within Scorching Bay
Cycle 20km 2 lap flat from Transition North around the coastline thru Shelly Bay to a turn point located half way between Shelly Bay and Miramar Wharf, this ride is completely flat.

At the end of the first lap as you return to Scorching Bay, you will go around the bus turn to start the second lap

Run 5km 2 laps south from Scorching Bay, on the footpath on the seaward edge, crossing at Red Phone box / Karaka Bay Wharf, and continuing until approximately #335 Karaka Bay Road.

At the end of the first lap, you will head down the ramp by the beach near the cafe and then turn and come up the second ramp by the south end of transition to head back up.

To Finish, you will continue along the path at the beach edge to the north end of Scorching Bay, go up the ramp[, then loop back to come into the Finish line

Minimum Age: 15 years old as at Race day

This is a non Drafting event

The Sprint Duathlon course is as follows::

Leg Distance Description
Run 2.5km

(1 lap)

One lap south from Scorching Bay, on the footpath on the seaward edge, crossing at Red Phone box / Karaka Bay Wharf, and continuing until approximately #335 Karaka Bay Road.

At the end of the first lap, you will head down the ramp by the beach near the cafe and then continue along the beach to join with the swimmers as they exit the water to enter transition.

Cycle 20km 2 lap flat from Transition North around the coastline thru Shelly Bay to a turn point located half way between Shelly Bay and Miramar Wharf, this ride is completely flat.

At the end of the first lap as you return to Scorching Bay, you will go around the bus turn to start the second lap

Run 5km 2 laps south from Scorching Bay, on the footpath on the seaward edge, crossing at Red Phone box / Karaka Bay Wharf, and continuing until approximately #335 Karaka Bay Road.

At the end of the first lap, you will head down the ramp by the beach near the cafe and then turn and come up the second ramp by the south end of transition to head back up.

To Finish, you will continue along the path at the beach edge to the north end of Scorching Bay, go up the ramp[, then loop back to come into the Finish line

Minimum Age: 15 years old as at Race day

This is a non Drafting event

The Standard Distance Triathlon course, is as follows:

Leg Distance Description
Swim 1500m

(2laps)

Two Lap (750m per lap ) swim within Scorching Bay (just)
Cycle 40km

(4 laps)

4 lap flat from Transition North around the coastline thru Shelly Bay to a turn point located half way between Shelly Bay and Miramar Wharf, this ride is completely flat.

At the end of your first lap, second & third laps as you return to Scorching Bay, you will go around the bus turn to start your next lap

Run 10km

(3 laps)

3 laps south from Scorching Bay, on the footpath on the seaward edge, crossing at Red Phone box / Karaka Bay Wharf, and continuing until approximately #275 Karaka Bay Road.

As you return at the end of the first and second laps to Scorching Bay, you will head down the ramp by the beach near the cafe and then turn and come up the second ramp by the south end of transition to head back out.

To Finish, at the end of your third lap, after dropping to the beach you will continue along the path at the beach edge to the north end of Scorching Bay, go up the ramp, then loop back to come into the Finish line

Minimum Age: 18 years old as at 31 Dec 2017

The Standard Distance Duathlon course, is as follows:

Leg Distance Description
Run 5km

(2 laps)

2 laps south from Scorching Bay, on the footpath on the seaward edge, crossing at Red Phone box / Karaka Bay Wharf, and continuing until approximately #335 Karaka Bay Road.

As you return at the end of the first lap to Scorching Bay, you will head down the ramp by the beach near the cafe and then turn and come up the second ramp by the south end of transition to head back out.

To Finish, at the end of your second lap, after dropping to the beach you will continue along the path at the beach edge until you reach the entrance to Transition (as per the those swimming) , go up the steps, and into transition.

Cycle 40km

(4 laps)

4 lap flat from Transition North around the coastline thru Shelly Bay to a turn point located half way between Shelly Bay and Miramar Wharf, this ride is completely flat.

At the end of your first lap, second & third laps as you return to Scorching Bay, you will go around the bus turn to start your next lap

Run 10km

(3 laps)

3 laps south from Scorching Bay, on the footpath on the seaward edge, crossing at Red Phone box / Karaka Bay Wharf, and continuing until approximately #275 Karaka Bay Road.

As you return at the end of the first and second laps to Scorching Bay, you will head down the ramp by the beach near the cafe and then turn and come up the second ramp by the south end of transition to head back out.

To Finish, at the end of your third lap, after dropping to the beach you will continue along the path at the beach edge to the north end of Scorching Bay, go up the ramp, then loop back to come into the Finish line

Minimum Age: 18 years old as at 31 Dec 2017

This is a non-drafting event

The NZ Junior Champs course is as follows::

Leg Distance Description
Swim 750m Two Lap (375m per lap ) swim within Scorching Bay
Cycle 20km 3 lap flat from Transition North around the coastline to a turn at the northern end of  Shelly Bay Shelly Bay, this ride is completely flat.

At the end of your first and second laps as you return to Scorching Bay, you will go around the bus turn to start your next lap

This cycle course is draft legal

Run 5km 2 laps south from Scorching Bay, on the footpath on the seaward edge, crossing at Red Phone box / Karaka Bay Wharf, and continuing until approximately #335 Karaka Bay Road.

At the end of the first lap, you will head down the ramp by the beach near the cafe and then turn and come up the second ramp by the south end of transition to head back up.

To Finish, you will continue along the path at the beach edge to the north end of Scorching Bay, go up the ramp[, then loop back to come into the Finish line

Minimum Age: 16 years old as at 31 Dec 2017  ---- Maximum Age: 19 Years 364 days as at 31 Dec 2017

This is a Draft Legal event

Detailed Course documentation

Yes, these are important to read. They will be updated and in place by 1 December, please make sure you read these before the event.  Thank you

Basic Event Entry Notes

Late fees

Late fees for the normal Scorchers are a flat $10 on top of the prices stated above, and are applied automatically from 11:59pm on the Wednesday night before the relevant event (which means no amount of pleading or begging to the Angels will change this).

Moral of story is to enter early and save money.

For more information about the entry process – click on the relevant titles below to expand and read the information

Additional registration Notes:

  • Online entries close at 11:59pm on the Thursdsay  before each event, but
  • From 11:59pm on the Wednesday before each event the late fee applies to all entry options
  • Late entries are $10 more per event than the basic online entry price (except for the Wellington Half whose late fee is $20)
  • The fields may sell out before the close off times stated above, to ensure your place we encourage you to enter early
  • You can enter:
    • as an individual (doing the whole triathlon), or as a team (of two or three, each doing a different part)
    • one or more events at any time,

Completing a ‘Late Entry’ at Registration (space dependent)

Late entries at Registration incur an extra $10 fee above the standard online entry fee.

PLEASE NOTE:

  • Late entries spots are not guaranteed.  The event could have already reached capacity and therefore entries will be closed prior.  Please check our website for updates.  To be safe, we encourage early entries.
  • Late entries are available on a first come first served basis at registrations
  • There are absolutely no late entries available on the event morning.  You will be ever so nicely ‘declined’ (registration the day before is the last chance to enter space permitting).

If you have not been entirely organised during the week, and decide the day before the event that you would like to enter your day will go a little like this:

  • You excitedly, run down to the registration venue the day before the event
  • You cross your fingers and hope that there are late entry spots available (you prepare for the worst case scenario that there might not be…you will take the rejection like a man if you need to)
  • If there are late places available you will then ‘jump for joy’ and complete the late entry form
  • You will now smile nicely to the Angels as you hand over your entry form and payment (cash or cheque only)
  • The Angels will process your registration and approve your entry thus empowering you to enter the event.

Via Credit Card

  • To pay by Visa or Mastercard, click on the Enter button above
  • Complete all questions online
  • When you arrive at the payment page, choose Credit card option
  • Credit card details will be requested and Payment will be made
  • An e-Ticket & e-Receipt will be emailed to you as confirmation of entry

Thank you

Via Bank Transfer

  • To pay by Bank transfer, click on the Enter Online button above
  • Complete all of the questions online
  • When you arrive at the payment page, choose the ‘Pay by Bank TX option’
  • Copy the details as to the Fedude Sports Bank account – and then transfer funds to the account, please include your Event Date and name as part of the details (as our telepathy machine is currently broken).
  • Please ensure your payment is made within 7 days of your online registration, otherwise you entry will be withdrawn and cancelled, so please ensure your payment is made in a timely manner
  • If you enter within the last 7 days before an event, please ensure your payment has been transferred by Close of Business on Thursday

Thank you

Refund Policies for Event entries:

For the normal Scorching event options: In case of injury or illness only, you have two options available for you to choose from:

  1. Up to seven days before the event: We will refund your entry fee less $15 admin fee  if you inform us in writing (i.e via email). After this date no refunds will be given, however;
  2. Up to 6pm on the Friday night before the event, we can transfer your entry to a later event in the series (if there is a later event) if you inform us in writing (i.e via email).

There are no refunds or transfer of entry after 6pm on the Friday before the event.

Sovereign Tri Wellington Refund Policy

Entries are Non-Transferable and Non-Refundable

The participant acknowledge that their registration is not transferable to another person. Participants understand that they can transfer my entry to another Sovereign Tri Series event within the same season but that this will incur a $20 administration fee. This transfer can only be made up until 14 days prior to the original registered event.

The participant acknowledge that their entry fee is non-refundable under any circumstances; including personal injury of any degree or cancellation of the event, unless otherwise announced by Triathlon NZ Inc.

 

Transferring entries between individuals:

Participants are not allowed to transfer their entry to another person.

Anyone found racing under another persons name will not be allowed to enter any further Scorching Events.  This is a serious Health and Safety issue.

 

Minimum Ages for participation

We have a minimum age requirement for each of the event options. This is in place due to Health & Safety reasons and must be adhered to by all participants. Anyone found not adhering to the age restrictions will not be invited to participate in future events.  Angels take these things seriously.

The minimum age varies depending on the course distance, and are as follows:

  • For the Have-a-Go Triathlon & Duathlon courses the minimum age of all participants is 10 years old (as at the event date)
  • For the Sprint Triathlon & Duathlon courses the minimum age of all participants is 15 years old (as at the event date)
  • For the Standard Triathlon & Duathlon courses the minimum age of all participants is 18 years old (as at 31 Dec 2017)
  • For the NZ Junior Triathlon Champs the minimum age of all participants is 16 years old (as at 31 Dec 2017), and the maximum age is 19 years and 364 days (as at 31 Dec 2017)

Sovereign Tri Wellington Timeline

Date Time Description
Wed 8 Mar 2017 11:59pm Late entry fee automatically applied to online entries from now on (Additional $10 fee)
Thu 9 Mar 2017 11:59pm Online entries close for this event
Fri 10 Mar 2017, Registration
  Note: these instructions may alter before the event - if any changes occur all entrants will be emailled updated instructions in the final week before the event

 

For Scorcher regulars: If you want to collect your pack in Wellington CBD on Friday – you can visit Angel at the Shoe Clinic on Willis Street between 11:30am & 2pm – there will be no formal briefing here, but as regulars you will already be aware of 95% of the briefing content. In addition however, please ensure you keep checking our website prior to the event for any updates that may occur due to road or weather conditions.

For everyone else:
Registration Location : ASB Sports Centre, 72 Kemp Street, Kilbirnie (Opposite the Kilbirnie Fire Station - near Cobham Drive roundabout - click here for map 

  • 5pm Registration opens
  • 6pm – First timers briefing – if this is your first triathlon, first Scorcher event or if you are unsure of anything, then this is the event briefing for you
  • 7pm – Briefing for regular Scorcher participants (5 minutes)
  • 7:15pm Registration closes
  • All individuals and team members must attend one of these verbal briefings
Sat 11 March 2017, Event Morning
  6:00am Transition opens
  6:30am – 7:20am Body Numbering occurs next to transition / finish line (all participants must be body numbered before race start)
  7:25am Transition closes – before first event option starts
  Event option Start times
  Standard Distance Triathlon (S1500m / Cycle 40k / Run 10k) & Duathlon (R 5k / Cycle 40k / Run 10k)
  7:30am Men only
  7:35am Women  & Teams
  Sprint Distance Triathlon (S750m / Cycle 20k / Run 5k) & Duathlon (R 2.5k / Cycle 20k / Run 5k)
  8:20am Men Only
  8:22am Women only
  Have - A Go Triathlon (S200m / Cycle 10k / Run 2.5k) & Duathlon (R 1.2k / Cycle 10k / Run 2.5k)
  8:40am Men Only
  8:41am Women and Teams
  NZ Junior Champs (S750m / Cycle 20k / Run 5k)
  10:45am Men Only
  10:47am Women Only
  ~ 12:30pm Prizegiving : This will being after last participant finishes
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