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Club Champs & Points Table Rules



1)    The Race series will include first nine series races.  All venues yet to be confirmed. #1 at Linton Camp; #2-#4 may be at Makino Pool. Note event on 11th March is still to be finally confirmed. Remaining events are planned to be held at Linton Camp.

·        Sunday 14 January (#1)  

·        Sunday 18 February (#2) 

·        Sunday 11th March (#3) 

·        Sunday 15th April (#4) – Also Club Triathlon Champs

·        Sunday 20th May (#5) 

·        Sunday 10th June (#6)

·        Sunday 8th July (#7); 

·        Sunday 12th August (#8) 

·        Sunday 2nd September (#9) – Also Club Duathlon Champs

·        Sunday 14th October (#10 and AGM/Prize Giving). Not part of points series.

2)    The best 4 of 9 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 - 8 July 2018 to be included.

5)        Age Grades will be based on your age as at the 31 December 2018 (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 2017).




Long Triathlon

Open; 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

Open; Vet 40+

Open; Vet 50+

Short Duathlon



Long Aquathon



Short Aquathon



NB If less than 4 in a given grade at end of series – winner will only receive certificate. Other winners will receive a trophy at the end of the season.

** - Note certificate only to winner of Open grade in Short Triathlon.

8)    Points for the races will be awarded in each “length” race based on finishing time compared to the 30th percentile athlete in that course. 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/gender grades. In the event of less than five people in the course - points will be based on the winners time (eg winner will get 100 points).

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 100 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 2018 and duathlon champs on 2 September 2018. (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 (15 April 2018) and duathlon champs day (2 September 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



16 to 19 years inclusive



20 - 39 years inclusive


Vet 1 / Vet 40

40 - 49 years inclusive


Vet 2 / Vet 50

50 - 59 years inclusive


Vet 3 / Vet 60

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