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The Qatar Foundation Aquathlon Series Powered by fit20

In conjunction with Qatar Foundation, TriClub Doha kicks off the first race of the of Qatar Foundation Aquathlon Series, powered by FIT20, on Friday, September 28th 2018.

These aquathlons take place at the Qatar Foundation Education City Recreation Centre, using their 50m indoor pool for the swim leg, with the run course on closed-off internal roads in Education City. This series caters for all ages and levels, from the complete beginner finding their legs, to more experienced athletes wanting to stretch themselves on the sprint course and is a great way to build up for triathlons.

2018/19 Dates

Friday September 28th, 2018

Friday November 23rd, 2018 (Afternoon race, registration starting 2:30PM)

Friday January 18th, 2019 

Friday March 15th 2019

Races normally take place early on Friday morning, shortly after sunrise. Check the Calendar for specific times 

Register now at registration.triclubdoha.com

Race Information Pack:
http://triclubdoha.com/documents/membership/QF%20Aquathlon%20Series%20Race%20Information%20.pdf

Race Distances:

Adult Individual Distances 

Super Sprint   200m swim, 2.5km run
Sprint 500m swim, 5km run


Kids and Junior Individual Distances 

Mini-Kids (3-6)     20-50m swim, 200m run (*not timed)
Kids 1 (7-9) 100m swim, 1.25km run
Kids 2 (10-11) 200m swim, 1.25km run
Kids 3 (12-13) 200m swim, 2.5km run
Junior (14-15) 200m swim, 2.5km run


Team Relay Distances (2 members per team, each complete one leg each)

Primary Kids Relay     100m swim, 1.25km run 
Secondary Kids Relay 200m swim, 2.5km run
Parent Child Relay 200m swim, 2.5km run
Team Relay 500m swim, 5km run


At each race all participants receive a branded giveaway and a finishers medal. All finishers will be provided with refreshments at the finish line.


Prices

Event Member 

Event Member
with chip

Club Member / 
QF Staff/Students

QF Aquathlon

Adults

150

130

90

Kids

75

55

45

Adult Team

200

180

120

Junior Team

100

80

60

Parent Child Team

150

130

90

Mini-Kids

30

n/a

n/a


The race is timed by the use of a mylaps prochip timing system. Club Members & Event Members must use their own timing chip and are responsible to make sure their chip is updated on the registration.triclubdoha.com website and active on the date of registration and date of the race in order to obtain the correct price


Awards and Podium Presentation

At the end of the race each, first three places for each sex are awarded winners medals at the podium for the following categories:

Individual Race Categories

Kids 1, Kids 2, Kids 3, Junior, Sprint – Open (18-39 years old), Sprint – Masters (40+ years) and Sprint – Qatari – Male, Super Sprint and Super Sprint – Qatari - Male

Team Relay Race Categories 

Sprint, Primary Relay, Primary Secondary

Additionally, Gold medals are awarded to first place all-female relay teams in each category. In the event that the all-female is one the podium, the fourth placed team will be upgraded to the podium


2018-2019 Qatar Foundation Aquathlon Series Awards

Club members participating in the individual distances are eligible to participate in the Qatar Foundation Aquathlon Series Award for the season. To be eligible, participants must complete 3 out of 4 races.  Points are awarded based on the position in the race age group; 50 points for 1st place, 49 points for 2nd place and so on with a minimum of 10 points for competing in the race in each age group. Super Sprint races are awarded starting at 40 points. To be eligible, Club members are required to volunteer at one event per year (not necessarily a Aquathlon.) Parents may volunteer in place for Juniors. Any volunteer who misses a race to volunteer earns 50 points for that race. For more information on our club championship, visit our website: http://triclubdoha.com/en/members-only/club-championship


Volunteering
TriClub Doha relies upon the help of volunteers for our events to run smoothly. All our members, or parents of Junior members, are expected to volunteer to assist at least one event per season. To find out more about volunteering and to sign up to assist, please visit our website: http://triclubdoha.com/en/about-us/volunteering