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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 (Afternoon race, registration starting 2:30PM)

Saturday March 16th 2019 (Afternoon race, registration starting 2:30PM)

Races normally take place on Friday afternoon aiming to finish by sunset. Check the Calendar for specific times 

Register now at registration.triclubdoha.com

Race Information Pack:

https://www.dropbox.com/s/hstkym9fdlq0448/QF%20Aquathlon%20Series%20Race%20Information.pdf?dl=0

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

160

140

96

Kids

90

70

54

Adult Team

200

180

120

Junior Team

120

100

72

Parent Child Team

160

140

96

Mini-Kids

40

n/a

n/a


Chip Timing
The race is timed by the use of a mylaps prochip timing system. Event Only Members paying full price are provided a chip for the event, however a deposit of a Qatar ID or equivalent is needed at race registration. All Club Members, and those Event Only Members using their own timing chips, are responsible to make sure their chip is active on the day of the race. Details on how to check your chip's status can be found on our website mylaps timing chips
. In the event that an owned chip's subscription has expired and is not working, chips may be rented on race day for QAR50, subject to availability.


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 TriClub Doha event at QF per year. 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