Hartlepool Marina Biathle

  • Location: Hartlepool Marina - TS24 0XZ
  • Date: Sat 14 Jul 2018
  • Description:

    Hartlepool Marina Biathle - Race 3 of 2018 GB Biathle Series

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All ages are as at 31 December 2018

  • Youth E (sold out)

Hartlepool Triathletes are pleased to present race three of the 2018   GB Biathle Series at Hartlepool Marina.

Hartlepool is a town on the North East Coast with direct trains from London King X, the railway station, race site, Travelodge, Premier Inn and many bars and restaurants are all within a 5 minute walk. 

Race entry fee - £15 – Closing date Monday 25 June 2018 - All entrants can recieve a 20% discount on RedVenom products by entering "BIATHLE20" at checkout (only available at time of entry)

The event will take place on Maritime Avenue with a 400m run loop into transition down the slip way and into the swim along side the Wingfield Castle, exit the swim by the same slip way and repeat the same run loop

Run Route

Swim Entry / Exit

To take part in the event you must by a PentathlonGB member, there are two categories of membership:

Full membership – Under 18’s and students £13.50 – Adults £27 – you will be eligible for medals and your result can be used as part of the national series and you are eligible to represent GB at major championships

Day membership – Under 18’s £2.35 – Adults £4.45  – this allows you to take part in the event but you will not be eligible for national series medals and your result cannot count towards the national series

Please purchase your PentathlonGB membership prior to entering the race (you will need to enter your membership number at point of  entery) available here 

We would also like to thank our sponsors and partners without whom the event could not take place – Hartlepool Borough CouncilHartlepool Marina – Modern Pentathlon Association of Great BritainMotor EasyRedVenom - proto-col 

 

Biathle Rules  

http://www.pentathlongb.org/competitions/biathle/biathle-rules

Biathle is a continuous run / swim / run event organised indoors or outdoors with an indoor swim or open water swim with the run being on a track, grass or a road.  All competitions are organised according to UIPM rules for Biathle.

Competition Clothing

All competitors must wear tops throughout the whole competition.  Female competitors may wear one or two-piece swimming costumes or Triathlon suits.  Male competitors may also wear triathlon suits, tri tops or tight fitting T-shirts with swimming trunks. Shoes must be worn for the run and will not be allowed for the swim.  Elastic laces can be purchased at all Biathle Competitions and training events run by PentathlonGB.   Elastic laces help to speed up transitions!

Transition Area

A transition area will be provided inside the last 50 metres of the first run, in which competitors must remove their shoes (and socks if worn).  A pre-assigned transition box will be available in this area for each competitor’s shoes, goggles etc.  Swim caps may be worn for the swim and the run, but any item that is discarded must be placed into the pre-assigned box.  Any athlete disposing of or handing over any item during the race will incur a 10 second time penalty to be added upon crossing the finish line.

Age Groups

Competition race distances as follows:                                                                         Ages as at 31st December 2018

Class

Age

Run

Swim

Run

Date of Birth Between

Youth F

There is no Youth F category at this event due to the Open Water Swim

Youth E

  9 – 10

400m

50m

400m

1/1/2008

31/12/2009

Youth D

11 – 12

400m

50m

400m

1/1/2006

31/12/2007

Youth C

13 – 14

800m

100m

800m

1/1/2004

31/12/2005

Youth B

15 – 16

1200m

200m

1200m

1/1/2002

31/12/2003

Youth A

17 – 18

1600m

200m

1600m

1/1/2000

31/12/2001

Junior

19 – 21

1600m

200m

1600m

1/1/1997

31/12/1999

Senior

22 & Over

1600m

200m

1600m

1/1/1979

31/12/1996

Masters A

40 – 49

1200m

100m

1200m

1/1/1969

31/12/1978

Masters B

50 – 59

1200m

100m

1200m

1/1/1959

31/12/1968

Masters C

60 – 69

800m

100m

800m

1/1/1949

31/12/1958

Masters D

70 & Over

400m

100m

400m

31/12/1948 & Before

 

2018 GB Biathle Series sponsored by 

  • 8th April 2018 - Lewiston School
  • 28th  April 2018 - Cheltenham*     
  • 14th July 2018 - Hartlepool Marina           
  • 22nd July 2018 - Salford Quays**   
  • 2nd Sept 2018 - York Sports Village                       
  • 16th  Sept 2018 - Weymouth
  • 30th Sept 2018 - Leigh Sports Village

 * Cheltenham is the Qualifier for the European Biathle Championships in Weiden, Germany on 27th -29th July 2018.

 **Salford Quays is the National Biathle Championships and Qualifying Competition for the 2018 World Championships.