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EVENT START TIMES

The mihi whakatau and karakia will be at 8.45am, in the transition area, at Stratford Scout Hall, King Edward Park (Stratford), followed by a race briefing. Participants will then head to Opunake pool for the swim start.

The event will start at 9.00am, in the order defined in the Event Schedule, shown below.

Friday 19 May 2017

Time Detail
4.00pm – 6.00pm Race pack pick up Stratford Scout Hall, King Edward Park (Stratford)

Sunday 21 Mayl 2017

Time Detail
7.00am – 8.00am Race pack pick up King Edward Park (Stratford)
7.15am – 8.15am

8:00am – 8:15am

Bikes to be racked

Marshalls Briefing

8.30am Karakia/ Race Briefing Cycle Transition Area
9.00am Event starts in the following order:·

  • Individual Long Course Swimmers·
  • Team Long Course Swimmers
  •  Individual Short Course Swimmers
  • Team Short Course Swimmers
12.00pm Event Close
12:15pm Prize Giving

RACE PACKS
Your race pack will include your T-Shirt and race number (please note that T Shirt sizes will be as per your registration details and cannot be exchanged).
TRANSITION
Transition will be set up on the day of the race, so the racking of the bikes will happen on Saturday morning.
RACE SEQUENCE
For this event the race sequence is swim/bike/run.

SWIM COURSE

The swim will be held at the TSB Stratford Pool Complex.

It is a 25 metre indoor heated pool. Participants should attempt to complete the swim without stopping or walking. Swim aids are also not permitted for the swim (e.g. Fins/Snorkels/Pull buoys etc.)

Short Course – For the short course you will swim two sets of six (6) lengths of the pool (a total of 12 lengths). This means that after six (6) lengths, you get out of the pool and return to the start lane then swim another six (6) lengths

Long Course – For the long course you will swim four sets of six lengths of the pool (a total of 24 lengths). This means that after six (6) lengths, you get out of the pool and return to the start lane then swim another six (6) lengths and do this two more times (total four sets)

It is important that you have trained for the swim. Once your swim is complete you will exit the pool and head to transition through the exit at the pools, and proceed into the cycle transition area to commence the cycle leg of the course.

CYCLE

All individual and team cyclists are to rack their bikes on the morning of the event. All cyclists make sure their bikes are fit for purpose and safe to use (note: you will not be permitted to continue onto the cycle course unless you have a safety approved cycle helmet on). Flat Tyres – It is advised that cyclists know how to change a tyre and also have a spare tube with you.

Having completed the swim leg you will enter the cycle transition and commence the cycle leg of the triathlon. You will exit through the cycle chute walking your bike to the mounting area and head out onto the cycle course.

The cycle is an out and back course (maps below). There will be marshalls at the turnaround point for both the short and long course.

  • Short Course – For the short course, you will cycle 5km to the midway point and turn around and return to transition (a total of 10kms).
  • Long course – For the long course, you will cycle 10km to the midway point and turn around and return to transition (a total of 20kms).

After completing the ride, the participant will be told to dismount their bike rack their bike prior to entering the transition area. After re-racking their bikes they will commence the run leg of the triathlon.

RUN COURSE

One lap of the run course is three kilometres (2.5km).

Short Course – For the short course, you will walk/run one (1) lap of the run course (a total of 2.5kms).

Long course – For the long course, you will walk/run two (2) laps of the run course (a total of 5.0kms).

The run course will be marshalled however you must ensure that you view the course map and know the course.

After you complete your walk/run, you enter the finish area and make your way to the finish chute to complete the event. We encourage all team members to cross the finish line together.

TEAMS

Team runners and swimmers are to wait in the transition area. Once the swimmer has completed their swim, they will go to transition where their cyclist will be waiting. The cyclist will leave transition, complete the cycle course and return to transition, where their team runner/walker will be waiting. The cyclist will tag the runner/walker who will exit transition and enter the run course.   The team completes the race when the runner/walker crosses the finish line. The team are welcome to cross the line together.

TEAMS

Team runners and swimmers are to wait in the transition area. Once the swimmer has completed their swim, they will go to transition where their cyclist will be waiting. The cyclist will leave transition, complete the cycle course and return to transition, where their team runner/walker will be waiting. The cyclist will tag the runner/walker who will exit transition and enter the run course.   The team completes the race when the runner/walker crosses the finish line. The team are welcome to cross the line together.

RACE NUMBERS

Individuals will receive one race number, and each team member will also receive a race number. For runners and cyclists the number needs to be pinned on the front of your shirt, for identification purposes. The swimmer receives a swim cap. The race numbers also serve as your ticket to the spot prize draw.

TOILETS

There will be no toilets on the cycle and run course but toilets are available at the pool and within the park grounds.

AID / WATER STATIONS

There are no aid or drink stations on the cycle course or the run course, except at transition.   St John’s Ambulance will be present in the transition area, and water will also be provided for participants. So, if you require water, outside of transition, please ensure you carry enough water with you.

MEDICAL CARE

Medical care, at the event, is provided by St Johns Ambulance. If, at any time, there are concerns for your health, the St John’s Ambulance staff members have the right to remove you from the course, to assess your health and well being, and decide whether you will be able to continue. Their decision will be discussed with the Race Director before a final decision is made.

EVENT START TIMES

The mihi whakatau and karakia will be at 8.30am, in the transition area, outside the Scout Hall at King Edward Park, followed by a race briefing. Participants will then head to pools to commence the swim.

The event will start at 9.00am, in the order defined in the Event Schedule, shown above.

RACE PACKS
Race pack will include a T-Shirt and race number (please note that T Shirt sizes will be as indicated at time of registration and cannot be exchanged).  Nb: T-shirts are only included if participants registered before 10 April 2016. Late registrations do not include t-shirts.

TEAMS
Team cyclists and runners are to wait in the transition area. Once the swimmer has completed their swim, they will go to transition where their cyclist will be waiting. The cyclist will walk their bike out of transition. A marshal will tell them where they can mount their bike and start the cycle course. When the cyclist returns to transition, they will rack their bike and then run to the designated area where their team runner/walker will be waiting. The runner/walk will run out of transition and onto the run course. The team completes the race when the runner/walk crosses the finish line. The team are welcome to cross the line together.

TRANSITION
Transition will be set up on race day (Saturday). All individual and team cyclists are to rack their bikes on the morning of the event. You are welcome to view the transition area and set up when you pick up your registrations.

RACE NUMBERS
Individuals will receive one race number, and teams will receive three race numbers – one for each team member. The race numbers serve as your ticket to the spot prize draw.
The number needs to be pinned on the front of your shirt, for identification purposes. The swimmer receives a swim cap but is not required to wear their race number.
TOILETS
There will be no toilets on the cycle and run course but toilets are available at the pool and within the school grounds.

AID / WATER STATIONS
There are no aid or drink stations on the cycle course or the run course, except at transition. St John’s Ambulance will be present in the transition area, and water will also be provided for participants. So, if you require water, outside of transition, please ensure you carry enough water with you.

MEDICAL CARE

Medical care, at the event, is provided by St Johns Ambulance. If, at any time, there are concerns for your health, the St John’s Ambulance staff members have the right to remove a participant from the course, to assess their health and well being, and decide whether they will be able to continue. Their decision will be discussed with the Race Director before a final decision is made.

EVENT START TIMES
The mihi whakatau and karakia will be at 8.45am, in the transition area, at Opunake High School, followed by a race briefing. Participants will then head to cycle start line. The event will start at 9.00am, in the order defined in the Event Schedule, shown above.

COURSE MAPS
All course maps are now available. Participants are responsible for knowing the course.

HEALTH AND SAFETY

Important note: all roads remain open at all times during the event. Normal road rules apply. 

  • Cyclists– Traffic Management and/ or marshals will be located throughout the cycle course. All participants must listen to and comply with all marshal instructions. Ensure to stay left at all times and do not cross the centre line. We do not allow supporters out on to the course, they are not allowed to follow a participant as this would be dangerous for everyone.
  • Walkers/Runners – Traffic Management and/ or marshals will be located throughout the Walk/Run course. All participants must listen to and comply with all marshal instructions. Walkers/runners should keep left at all time, use footpaths and grassed fringes and avoid running on the road.• Musical Devices
    Please note that ipods, MP3 players or musical devices that require you to use ear plugs are NOT permitted on the cycle or run course, as they pose a safety risk.PARKING click here to view the map
    Parking will be available around the venue. Please do not park in an area which might impede particpants as this may create a major safety hazard, particularly on Heaphy and Whitcombe Rd.

PARAKORE (Zero Waste)
Taranaki Toa has a policy of Parakoe (Zero Waste) for the Mounga Tri Series events. Rubish and recylcing bins/bags will be provided.  Littering is against all race rules. All rubbish and recycling must be brought back to transition and discarded inthe rubbish bins/bags provided.

SMOKE-FREE / ALCOHOL-FREE
The Mounga Tri Series event venue is smoke-free and alcohol-free.

PRIZEGIVING
Prizegiving will be held beside the transition area directly after the last walker/runner has completed the event. As the Mounga Tri Series is a non-competitive event, no prizes will be given for placings. However, there are a number of great spot prizes to be won including bikes. All registered participants are eligible to win spot prizes.  Prize winners must be present their race number/ID to collect their prize.

EVENT IMAGES

Images and photos of the event will be posted on the Mounga Tri Series Facebook Page.

ENQUIRIES

If you have any queries or issues, please contact race director Alf Robson, on 021 220 9484

If you have already started training, keep going. If you have yet to start, get training whānau! Ngā mihi nui ki a Koutou katoa

Swim course (Long course 600m/Short course 300m)

Cycle Sort Course (5km otu and 5km back – total 10km)

Cycle Long Course (10km out and 10 km back – 20km total)

Run Course (1 lap short course – 2.5km; 2 laps long course – 5km)

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Details

Date:
May 21
Time:
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Cost:
$40 - $105
Event Category:
Website:
http://www.taranakitoa.co.nz

Venue

Stratford Scout Hall
King Edward Park
Stratford, Taranaki New Zealand
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Organizer

Taranaki Toa
Phone:
021 220 9484
Email:
alf@taranakitoa.co.nz
Website:
www.taranakitoa.co.nz

Who's Attending

52 people are attending Whakaahurangi (Stratford)

  • Nicky Macdonald-Wells
  • Tupaia Cooksley
  • Robin Mann
  • Jo Baker
  • David Johnson
  • Stacey Ranginui
  • Christine Erkes
  • Jessica Firmin
  • Dinnie Moeahu
  • Lola Katene
  • Larnee Wallace
  • Rawinia Leatherby
  • Hayden Burgess
  • Steve Wilson
  • Nardia Old
  • Mel Maniapoto
  • Dwayne Wilson
  • Jason Ruakere
  • Marisol Vega
  • L J Wetton
  • Peter Rothwell
  • Mae Martini
  • David Jones
  • Hander Avendano
  • Ed Whiting
  • Urs Signer
  • Robyn Davey
  • Amber Higgison
  • Angie Walters
  • Jacki McMillan
  • Lyn Hoskin
  • Maurice Jupp
  • Alf Robson
  • Sam Mahy
  • Donna Milner
  • Nicky Skinner
  • Chris Katene
  • Penny Stark
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3 Comments

  • Rawinia Leatherby Reply

    I am wanting to register into Short Course Team please, could I please pay by internet banking – thanks Rawinia.

    • Steve Wilson Reply

      Hi Rawinia

      Yes you can. Just go through the ticketing system on the website and select bank deposit as the payment method 🙂

      If you need any more help, let us know

  • Rawinia Leatherby Reply

    Thanks Steve – all registered and Whanau Toia can’t wait!!

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