|Race Start |
The race will begin at Kilbroney Park Rostrevor at 11.00am sharp - Saturday 9th Aug 2014.
Access to the transition area will be from approx 10.00.
8th Aug 7pm - 8pm at race HQ Kilbroney Park, Rostrevor
Also 9th Aug 08.30am - 10.00am at race HQ Kilbroney Park, Rostrevor
Transition Opens 8.30am - Closes: 10.30am
Race Briefing 10.30am
Race Start 11.00am
Competitor parking will be in the main Kibroney car park .
The swim will take place in one wave with Competitors completing the 1500m swim in a anticlockwise direction.
The start will be marked by two buoys in the water. You must not go beyond these buoys until the race has been started. Anyone who does so will be disqualified.
If you get into trouble in the water, please follow the instructions in the water rescue leaflet.
If this is your first triathlon or if you are a less confident swimmer, stay towards the back of the wave.
There will be plenty of stewards along the route but note that the cycle will take place mostly on roads open to traffic and will pass through some major junctions, narrow winding roads, and steep hills, so your safety is your own responsibility. In particular please take care when coming down the descent at the back of Spelga Dam there is a tendency to swing onto the outside lane of traffic here, please note that any competitor breaking the white line and crossing to the other lane will automatically be disqualified. This section from the top of the spelga descent to the junction of the sandbank road is a no tribar zone; any infringement of this rule will carry a six minute penalty.
Map of cycle route at www.topofmourne.com/course-route.asp
The run route takes place on closed roads in the Kilbroney park and is a 3.3km loop course. Runners must complete the loop 3 times at the completition of each loop the runners must runover the mat in the transition area, please obey the marshalls on the run route they are there to help. www.mapmytri.com/view_route?r=719127962614259606
The prize giving and refreshments will be at the finish line at the entrance to Kilbroney Park (weather permitting).
Male and Female showers are at the council premises at the main car park in Kilbroney Park.
Kilbroney Caravan Park
Kilbroney Forest Park, Shore Road
Rostrevor, Co.Down BT34 3DQ
1. Head northwest on Shore Rd/A2 toward Cloughmore Rd
Continue to follow A2
2. Turn right at Mary St/B25
3. Take the 1st left onto Greenpark Rd
We will get the race times and category winners to you as quickly as possible after the race.