Following the success of last year’s race Jordan triathlon comitee are happy to announce the 2017 Dead Sea Triathlon & Duathlon.
RACE DATE: 21/04/2017
The race is set in the beautiful surroundings of the Dead Sea Lagoon Hotel and Resort, overlooking the Dead Sea. The Resort is 30 minutes from Amman.
To register online please click on the folwing link:
Direct regestration will open soon in:
The race has two events, a Sprint Triathlon and Duathlon. The Triathlon combines a 750m Swim, 20Km Road Cycling and 5Km Run. The Duathlon consists of a 5Km Run, a 20Km Road Cycle and a 2.5Km Run. The race is set in the fantastic Lagoon Resort, with the swim in their huge 400m long swimming pool, the cycle leg is on the public roads outside the resort overlooking the Dead Sea, and the run is laps along the track around the lagoon inside the resort.
For the triathlon only we offer a team relay category, for teams of 3 or 2 participants. For the triathlon relay each member must complete at least one of the sections of the race, i.e. the first athlete will cover the swimming session, the second the cycling, and the third or any one the first two do the running section
RACES START TIMES
Race check in: 06:00am to 08:00am
Triathlon Start: 09:00am
Duathloon start: 10:00am
Awards ceremony: 12:30pm
Due to the physical challenges of the event, we can only accept individual registrations from competitors 15 years old and above. Competitors 15-17 years old need approval from a parent or guardian, understanding there are risks involved in participating in a event such as this.
1. The Championship will be held under ITU Rules and Regulations.
2. Results and split times will be regiestered using RFID timing system.
The expected finish times are between 1 hour for an Elite athlete and 1 1/2 to 2 hours for mere mortals. All competitors must sign a waiver to compete. The swim is in a man made pool, with life guards present at all times. The cycle section is on open roads outside the resort. The cycling route will be two laps, The running is inside the resort around the lagoon. Competitors in the triathlon must be competent swimmers.
Like Triathlons around the world, we are not splitting the category for mountain or road bikes. We recognise those with road bikes have an advantage, but that is the reality of Triathlon. You can bring your own bike, or you can rent a bike from one of the cycling shops, Cycling Jordan and bike rush provide this service.
The route is on smooth road, so hopefully there should be no issues with puncture. bike service on race route will be avaqilable for competitors
Health and Safety:
We do our utmost to keep you safe. There will be an ambulance and first aid professionals present at the start area of the course. There will be lifeguards overseeing the water safety, and the run and cycle legs will be lined with marshals to keep an eye on everyone.
Will be announces soon.
Last year participants were asked to wear specific clothing to complay with the lagoon resort standard this will not be the case in this year race, we agreed with the resort magement to use Internationnal triathlon union standard tri suit as in the images in the following link any equivalent is acceptable
Tri suit images:
Participation fees is 40JD per person, that cover the participation fees and a buffet meal after the race.
Spectators: 12JD, cover the entrance and includes a buffet meal after the race. this charge will be fully paid to the Lagoon resort as entry fees.
Note: if you wish to spend the rest of the day in the resort extra fees apply and you will need to pay the normal entrance fees to the resort dirtectly.
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