//Lake Tinaroo Long and Short Course

Lake Tinaroo Long and Short Course

Lake Tinaroo Long and Short Course Triathlon.   This is the perfect event for competitors to step-up to the standard distance (short course) or challenge yourself in the long course as an individual or in a team. Long Course: 1.8km swim / 73km bike / 16km run Short Course: 1.2km swim / 43km bike / […]

Lake Tinaroo Long and Short Course Triathlon.   This is the perfect event for competitors to step-up to the standard distance (short course) or challenge yourself in the long course as an individual or in a team.

Long Course: 1.8km swim / 73km bike / 16km run
Short Course: 1.2km swim / 43km bike / 8km run
Members receive a $15 discount

Aquathlon – 600m Swim / 5km Run – Ages 14 and over as of 31/12
Juniors Aquathlon – 200m Swim / 2k Run – Ages 10 to 14 as of 31/12
Kids Aquathlon – 100m Swim / 1km Run – Ages 7 to 9 as of 31/12
Members receive a $10 discount

Both short and long categories will have a team option. This is a morning start with teams and individuals racing together.

Long Course:
– 18yrs+
– Individual and Team Entries available
– Must be able to average minimum 27km/h
– be competent riding on open roads
Short Course:
– 15yrs+
– 15-17yrs must have a written note from Certified
Coach to confirm the athlete is capable of completing the distance and ride on open roads.
– Individual and Team Entries available
– Must be able to ride average minimum of 25km/h
– be competent riding on open roads

Directions to Lake Tinaroo

Regulars of Lake Tinaroo Triathlons are familiar with the location of where we conduct the Triathlon, but for all our new members, below are directions:

Via Gillies Range:

  • Travel up the Gillies Highway
  • Drive through the township of Yungaburra
  • Turn right into Marks Lane
  • Turn right into Tinaroo Falls Dam Road
  • Continue onto Irvine Street
  • Turn left onto Tinaroo Falls Dam Road and continue along until you reach Lake Tinaroo (look out for signage)

Via Kuranda Range:

  • Travel up the Kuranda Range
  • Drive until you reach Tolga
  • Turn left into Main Street
  • Continue onto Kairi Road
  • Turn left onto Tinaroo Falls Dam Road
  • Continue onto Irvine Street
  • Turn Left onto Tinaroo Falls Dam Road and continue along until you reach Lake Tinaroo

Road Closures

Lamb Street will be closed, Hanley Street between Lamb St and Severin St, and Severin St will be closed, between 5.45am and 11.30am

Race Precinct and Transition

Swim Course

Cycle Course

You must put on your helmet before you touch your bike. No drafting, no illegal passing and no littering on the course. All road rules must be obeyed at all times. Follow police and traffic control directions at all times.

Run Course

Aquathlon

Aid Stations

There will be an Aid Station on the Bike Course, approx. half way along Barsons Road, with both water and Endura. The run will have an aid station opposite the Race Precinct with water and Endura. Please remember to stay hydrated.

Assistance

Please ask for medical help if you have the slightest hint you may need it. In the swim leg pleas put up your hand to attract attention. There will be first aid near the finish line and on stand-by at all times. Any aid given by race medical personnel on the course is permissible and will NOTlead to disqualification. If, however, you have any other form of outside assistance you will be disqualified.You will be withdrawn from the race only if you require transportation or if medical personnel consider your continued participation presents a danger to the health or welfare of you or others.

Feel free to refer to the full race rules at:

http://www.triathlon.org.au/Technical/Race_Competition_Rules.htm

Withdrawals during the Race

If you have to withdraw at any stage of the race you (or someone representing you, such as a relative or friend) MUST report to the recorders at the Finish Line and hand back your chip so we can ensure you are accounted for and not lost.

Recovery

A recovery station will be set up near the finish with fruit, snacks and water. Please help yourself and make sure you get some sugar back into your system to aid recovery. Please make sure you dispose of your rubbish thoughtfully.

Presentations – Coffee

Please hang around for presentations.

ENJOY YOUR RACE!