Aberdeenshire Winter Duathlon Series
Duathlon 2017 - Run - Bike - Run
Please use the links below to find out full details of each event. You can enter the races from there.
All races listed below are Adult, unless otherwise stated
2017 Dates are now confirmed as follows
Westhill Sunday 22nd January 2017
Inverurie Sunday 26th February 2017
Aboyne Sunday 19th March 2017
Knockburn Sunday 2nd April 2017
Knockburn Kids Duathlon Sunday 2nd April 2017
Prices for 2017
TS / BTA Licence Holder
Active Aberdeenshire Members
Non Race Licence Holder
Under 16 (Knockburn only)
Please Enter Early - Limited Entries will be accepted on the day (£2 Surcharge for Entries on the day)
ONLINE ENTRY FOR THESE EVENTS WILL CLOSE THE PRECEDING THURSDAY AT MIDNIGHT
Under New Criteria un-licenced competitors are subject to a new levy from Triathlon Scotland hence the price differential between Licence Holders and Non Licence Holders. Race licences can be purchased from Triathlon Scotland
TRIATHLON SCOTLAND Membership Benefits
A Race Licence
Reduced Race Entry
Worldwide Personal Accident Insurance and Legal Advice
Eligibility to earn individual and club ranking points and prizes
Please take note that all races will be weather permitting, in the event of cancellation of any race due to weather problems a message will be posted on this web site. We will also post a message on www.fleet-feet.com to try and reach as many people as is possible.
(All enquiries regarding these events should be directed to email@example.com or 01467625088
Categories for 2015/16
Both male and female
Junior = 14 – 19
Senior = 20– 39
Veteran = 40 – 49
Super Vet = 50 +
Vintage = 60 +
Category Definition Age - at 31/12/2015 or 31/12/2016
eg if you are 40 in 2015, you will compete as a veteran for that year
Race Results can be found at Resultbase within 3 hours after conclusion of the race
A copy of the results will be available on these webpages.
Full race results will be sent to the Scottish Triathlon Association.
If at the presentation a competitor wishes to query his/her result/time please make yourself known to the race organiser.
All results will be double-checked prior to publication.
Prizes will be awarded to the male and female winner and runner-up in each category above.
Only 1 prize will be awarded per person.
It is the competitor's responsibility to be well prepared for the competition, both in general health as well as present level of training.
Each competitor is responsible for his/her own equipment and must ensure it meets accordingly with the regulations.
Competitors must not interfere with the progress of another competitor, whether intentionally or accidentally.
Athletes must not compete in the cycling or running sections with a bare torso. The lower body must be adequately covered with a minimum bathing costume.
No assistance will be allowed to competitors through the pacing by escort vehicles, drafting (minimum of 7m between cycles) or in the transition area. Side by side riding is only permitted during overtaking and should be completed within 30secs.
Shortcutting or disregarding the official course will result in immediate disqualification.
Each competitor with a colour coded swim hat, which must be worn throughout the swimming section and must be deposited with the lane marshal.
The race starter will start swimmers in the water either in groups or individually, depending upon available lane space.
No artificial aids such as paddles, fins and snorkels are allowed. Swimming goggles are recommended.
Swimmers must swim in an anti-clockwise/ clockwise direction as determined by each lane.
Drafting in the swim section is allowed until the end wall of the lane where overtaking may take place.
If a swimmer taps your legs during the swim you must wait at the end of the lane for them to overtake. There should be no overtaking during the length.
With two lengths to go the lane counter will let you know by taping you on the head or signalling underwater. The lane counter is always right and there should be no discussion with them. Only exit pool when told to do so.
Competitors are responsible for his/her bike to be in safe order.
Cyclists must wear an approved helmet throughout the cycle section. Helmets must be fastened before leaving the transition area. No helmet, no race
Competitors incurring punctures, accidents, etc must repair their cycle themselves, without assistance, to the satisfaction of the race marshal. Do not continue cycling if your bicycle is unsafe.
The Highway Code must be obeyed at all times.
Running shoes must be fastened by means of tied laces or toggle system, to prevent tripping.
Drafting does not apply in this phase. Runners are advised not to run more than two abreast, and shall stick to the pavements or left hand side of the road.
For individuals racing outside Scotland other rules may apply.
It is the responsibility of the competitor to make themselves familiar with the local competition rules.
A risk assessment will be carried out before each event using the STA approved format.
A copy of the completed risk assessment will be available at the race venue and will be held by the STA Director of Competitions.
Results from previous seasons
2014/15 Series Results
2013/14 Series Results
We would like to acknowledge the assistance of the clubs, marshals and volunteers who help to make the series a success.