‘Garmin’ Xcountry National Triathlon Championship 2017
The ‘Garmin’ Xcountry National Triathlon Championship 2017 is sponsored by GARMIN Malta and organised by Agones Sfc under the auspices of the Malta Triathlon Federation.
The event also counts as the 3nd Race of the Agones Multisport Series 2017.
The event will be held on the 13th August 2016.
Start 7.30am. ( Bike check in closes at 7.00am, briefing at 7.15am )
Start and Finish will take place at Xghajra.
The race is on a sprint distance with the distance being 750m swim (approx.), 18km Bike (approx.), 5km Run (approx.)
Swim will be 1 loop, Bike 4 loops. Run 2 loops.
In case of rough seas the event will be changed into a duathlon with the swim being replaced by a 2.5km run ( 1 loop)
All routes are attached below, as well as posted along with all the relevant information and application form on the Facebook page and on club website.
Fees for this event are;
Early bird participation (Offer valid until the 1st July 2017)
Club members €15 Individual €20 Relay: €30 euro per team
Normal Participation fee
Club members €20 Individual €25 Relay: €35 euro per team
Applications can be done online at www.agones-sfe.eu or with fee/cheque which is to be sent to Agones Sfc at 66, Triq burglat, Gudja. Applications can be sent via e-mail on firstname.lastname@example.org and payment done via bank transfer (account number on club website).
Fee includes: Timing, participation token, finishing T-shirt & refreshments.
Registrations close on Monday 7th August 2017. No applications will be accepted after this date.
Timing chip distribution and briefing will be held on Thursday 10th of August at 6.30pm (location to be announced).
The triathlon is draft legal and valid for the TOYT point system.
Numbers and borrowed number belts and timing chips are to be returned to the organisers at the finish of the race. If numbers and belts are not returned you will be marked as NON FINISHERS. Riders who do not own their own timing chip will be subject to a 5 euro deposit which will be returned back to them when they hand in the timing chip.
Numbers are to be worn in front during the runs and on your back during the cycle.
Route will be closed to traffic but farmers and residents will be able to access the route. Please make sure you DO NOT PARK along the route. Cars parked along the route WILL BE TOWED AWAY.
There will be a water station near the Bike / Run Transition. In order to help the organisers and to make sure we leave the place clean we encourage everyone to throw the bottles in the bins which will be placed along the route. Failing to do so may incur into time penalty.
Helmet an swimming cap are obligatory and athletes cannot compete with a bare chest ( concessions can be made for the swim )
Prizes will be given to the first three finishers in each category. A commemorative token will be given to all the other participants.
Along with this information you will find the maps with the route, draft legal regulations etc. For more information please do not hesitate to contact us.