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The Qatar Foundation Triathlon Series Powered by GMC
 

In conjunction with Qatar Foundation, TriClub Doha kicks off the sixth season of Qatar Foundation Triathlon Series, powered by GMC, on Friday, October 19th 2018. This triathlon takes place at the Qatar Academy Primary at Qatar Foundation Education City, using the Recreation Centre 50m indoor pool for the swim, with the bike and run course on closed-off internal roads in Education City.

This triathlon caters for all ages and levels of triathlete, from the complete beginner finding their legs, to more experienced triathlete wanting to stretch themselves on the sprint course.

2018/19 Dates

Friday October 19th, 2018
Friday December 7th, 2018
Friday February 1st, 2019 
Friday April 5th, 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 Pack
The most up to date Race Information pack can be accessed at our website:


https://www.dropbox.com/s/j9g9zkhend6tt54/QF%20Triathlon%20Series%20Race%204%20Information%20Final%20%282%29.pdf?dl=0

Race Distances:

Adult Individual Distances 

Beginners                 200m swim, 5km bike, 1.25km run
Super Sprint             200m swim, 10km bike, 2.5km run
Sprint                       500m swim, 20km bike, 5km run

Kids and Junior Individual Distances 

Mini-Kids (3-6)*       100m run, 100m bike, 100m run (*not timed)
Kids 1 (7-9)              100m swim, 3km bike, 1.25km run
Kids 2 (10-11)          200m swim, 5km bike, 1.25km run
Kids 3 (12-13)          200m swim, 10km bike, 2.5km run
Junior (14-15)          200m swim, 10km bike, 2.5km run

Team Relay Distances (2 or 3 members per team)
Primary Kids             100m swim, 3km bike, 1.25km run

Secondary Kids       200m swim, 10km bike, 2.5km run
Team Relay              500m swim, 20km bike, 5km run
Note: only 1 entry by team captain is required to enter, the price covers the team;
name of the team and other team member names are collected by email after registration

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

Adults

300

280

180

Beginners 150 130 90

Kids

120

100

72

Adult Team

400

380

240

Junior Team

180

160

108

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 – Veteran (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 Club Championship QF Triathlon Series Awards

Club members participating in the individual distances are eligible to participate in the Qatar Foundation Triathlon 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 1stplace, 49 points for 2ndplace 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, and beginner races are awarded starting at 30 points. To be eligible, members are required to volunteer at one TriClub Doha event at QF per year. Parents may volunteer 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

Bike Hire

If you don’t own a bicycle and would still like to participate to the race, there is a possibility to rent a basic bike from the Qatar Foundation for the race.

Qatar Foundation Staff: Free of charge
Non-Qatar Foundation participants: QR20/bike 

Bikes will be offered first booked, first served basis. If there are bikes left, you can rent a bike at the race venue also without prior reservation. Make a bicycle reservation to: Jesus Fortu This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Payment for the rental bicycle is on site on the race day and PAYMENT WITH CARD ONLY, NO CASH ACCEPTED! Qatar ID or QF ID card will be kept as deposit, until bicycle is returned.