The Manawatu Triathlon Club aims to promote healthy, fun, safe events for all. Our events are structured for beginners through to athletes and cater for children and families, and are open to everyone whether club members or not.
Our standard Sunday club events are generally as follows. Note if event is held at the Makino Pool in Feilding the triathlon events will start with the swim, then bike then run. Course lengths will also vary slightly from Linton Camp. If held at Manfield – only a duathlon event will be offered (run; bike; run):
Short Event: (Start at 11 am normally)Triathlon consists of a 1.6 km Run, 6.3 km Bike, 100 m Swim.Duathlon consists of a 1.6 km Run, 6.3 km Bike, 1.6 km RunAqua-Bike consists of a 200 m swim; 9.5 km Bike; 100 m swim
Medium Event: (Start at 10 am normally)Triathlon consists of a 3.2 km Run, 12.7 km Bike, 300 m Swim.Duathlon consists of a 3.2 km Run, 12.7 km Bike, 1.6 km Run
Long Event: (Start at 10 am normally)Triathlon consists of a 4.7 km Run, 19 km Bike, 400 m Swim.Duathlon consists of a 4.7 km Run, 19 km Bike, 3.2 km Run.Aquabike consists of a 19 km Bike; 400 m Swim
You register on the Day of the Event for most events:Registrations open from 9.15-9.45 am for long and medium courses; registration for short course is open until 10:45 am.
Registrations close 15 min before the event start.
You may choose to participate in an event as an individual or as part of a team. Teams are well suited for family members each doing a different leg i.e. swim, bike or run.
You will be expected to:
The events are electronically timed and competitors are issued with a RFID timing bracelet that is worn on the ankle.
Results are normally published the next day on the clubs' website www.triclub.co.nz and through our facebook page.
Linton Army CampEvents that are held at the Linton Army Camp require all occupants of any vehicle over 18 years of age to produce their Drivers Licence or photo ID to gain access.