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Dirty Duathlon 2018

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Dirty Duathlon 2018

The You Yangs Dirty Duathlon Series brings off road fun and fitness to the You Yangs register 2Regional Park. This event (in its 3rd year) is perfect for all levels of mutlisport athlete from the beginner to those wanting to test their skills and speed over a great course. 

Race 1 - 4km Run / 18km Mountain Bike Ride / 4km Run

Race 2 - 4km Run / 9km MTB / 3km Run / 9km MTB / 3km Run 

Race 3 - 7km Run / 24.5km Mountain Bike Ride / 5km Run

FIELD LIMIT

The field for all three Dirty Duathlon will be limited to 150 participants. This is due to limited transition space. 

AGE GROUPS

15 - 18 years, 19-29 years, 30-39 years, 40-49 years, 50-59 years, 60+ years

Medals will be awarded to all age group category winners and place getters (2nd and 3rd)

WHERE IS THE YOU YANGS?

The You Yangs are located just 40 minutes drive from the Westegate Bridge and 25 minutes from Central Geelong

All events will take place at the same event site that is located just inside the main entrance gate on Branches Road.

 You yangs map for duo

ON COURSE SUPPORT

There will be course marshals out on course at all major intersections and many course directional arrows and signs to ensure that you remain on the correct course. Although you may feel in the middle of the bush, you are rarely more than 50m from vehicle access. There will also be mobile first aid units on course and at the finish line.

FIRST AID

We hope that this service is not required, however we will have St Johns First Aid staff both at the finish line and a mobile unit out on course to ensure participant safety.

PARKING

Secure off road parking is available on land adjacent to the event site. Less than 100m walk from the car park gate to the Start / Finish line.

BAG STORAGE

Bag storage facilities will be available between 8:00am and 11:00am. This bag storage area will be staffed at all times (with PB events staff only within the fenced area), however, please do not leave any valuable in your bags.

DRINK STATIONS

There will be one drink station on each of the two run courses. Both drink stations will be at approximately half way through the run leg.

REFUNDS

No refunds will be issued for either Series or individual Race entries. In the event that you cannot participate, your entry may be transferred to a friend if you email justin@pbevents.com.au at least 3 weeks prior to the event. It is vital that transfers are communicated to PB Events. We must know who is participating. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

RACE 1 - Date to be confirmedregister 2

The Sprint - 4km Run / 18km Mountain Bike Ride / 4km Run

Race Start Time:   9:00am

Venue:                      You Yangs Regional Park

Filed Limit:              150

Entry Fees:              To be confirmed

COURSE MAP

 duo race 1 map

 COURSE DESCRIPTIOIN

Run 1 - Takes participants on open trails through a triangular course. The Run course is quite flat, with a drink station at the 2.5km mark.

Ride - The bike course takes place on the Kurrajong Mountain bike course. The first 2.5km of the course takes participants on open trail, then turns into track 18, then moves onto track 17, 16, 15, 16, 17, all of which are single mountain bike tracks.

Run 2 - takes participants along the open track along the southern boundary of the Park. It is an out and back course with a drink station at the beginning of the run and turn around point.

EVENT RULES

The objective of this event is not to weigh you down with rules and regulations, however, to ensure your safety and the safety of other participants, there are some rules that must be followed. CLICK THE EVENT RULES TAB ABOVE to view event rules and regulations.

AGE GROUPS

15 - 18 years, 19-29 years, 30-39 years, 40-49 years, 50-59 years, 60+ years

Trophies will be awarded to all age group category winners. Medals will be awarded to all age group category place getters (2nd and 3rd)

SELL OUT WAITING LIST

In the highly likely event that this event reaches its filed limit, we will set up a waiting list. Just email justin@pbevents.com.au to go onto this list

EVENT INFORMATION KIT

All registered participants will recieve an email in the week before the event outlining all the required information to make the day a great one. eg. parking, event schedules, toilets, etc, etc.

REFUNDS

No refunds will be issued for either Series or individual Race entries. In the event that you cannot participate, your entry may be transferred to a friend if you email justin@pbevents.com.au at least 3 weeks prior to the event. It is vital that transfers are communicated to PB Events. We must know who is participating. 

 

 

 

 

Our aim is not to weigh you down with countless rules and regulations, however there are a few that we need to highlight to ensure both your safety and the safety of other participants. Breaching any of these rules could result in disqualification.

The event will be following Triathlon Australia Rules. Please familiarize yourself with these rules by visiting the following site http://www.triathlon.org.au/State_Associations/VIC/Technical_and_Resources/Race_Rules.htm

Some major Guidelines and Rules are:

Transition Area

  • Only participants in the Duathlon can enter the transition area.
  • Participants must have their helmet on and strap done up on entering the transition to allow marshal to check for safety.
  • Competitors are ultimately responsible for their gear. Please give unwanted gear to family or friends or store it in the allocated Bag storage area provided.
  • Participants must rack their bikes and place their equipment at the allocated position in the transition.
  • Participants are not allowed to tie anything to their bike rack to make it easier to find their bike.
  • Participants must put on and fasten their helmets before they remove their bikes from the bike rack.
  • Participants must walk/run their bike in the transition area until they cross the road and pass the mount bike sign.
  • On return from the bike participants must dismount their bike at the dismount sign and walk/run their bike to their bike rack

Run

  • Runners must obey the instructions of all event staff and course marshals at all times.
  • Runners must stay on the designated course (tracks) at all times, no cutting corners!
  • Race numbers/bibs must be displayed at all times
  • On the second run leg, runners are to keep to the left of the track at all times.

Bike

  • Riders must wear an approved ANA, SNELL, ANSI or Australian Standard approved helmet
  • Mountain bikes must be used in this event, no racing or triathlon bicycles.
  • Riders helmet strap must be fastened at all times while on bike.
  • Riders must obey the instructions of all event staff and course marshals
  • The mountain bike course will be clearly marked with arrows. If needing assistance while on course quote the number at the bottom of the sign and we will be able to locate you
  • PASSING: Front riders must yield to overtaking riders. Riders should voice the command ”passing on right" when overtaking another. 
    • It is the responsibility of the faster rider to overtake safely. Slower riders must yield to the passing rider on the first command. In the event two riders are racing for position, the leading rider does not have to yield his position to the challenging rider. However, a rider may not bodily interfere with or impede another rider's progress.