The 31st Barbados National Triathlon will take place on Sunday October 24th, 2021.
N.B. PLEASE REVIEW BARBADOS TRAVEL PROTOCOLS AS WELL AS PROTOCOLS FROM YOUR HOME COUNTRY
2021 registration link (closed)
Your age on 31st December 2021 is your race age.
All entries must be in by Thursday October 21, 2021
Olympic Distance race
Non-Residents (Race Roster): BDS$200/US$100
Residents (Google Form): members BDS$150/US$75, non members BDS$180/US$90
Non-Residents (Google Form): BDS$180/US$90
Residents(Google Form): members -BDS$130/US$65, non members -BDS$160/US$80
Sprint Relay Teams:
Non- Residents (Google Form): BDS$180 per team or US $90 per team
Residents (Google Form): BDS$130 per team or US $65 per team
Non-Residents (Google Form): BDS$60/US$30
Residents(Google Form): members -BDS$50/US$25, non members -BDS$60/US$30
Each entrant will receive a Swim Cap, helmet number, bike numbers, race bib, race tattoos and a disposable mask.
N.B. a race belt will be required to wear the race bib on the bike and the run.
The Athletes Race Briefing will be held via Zoom online on Saturday 23rd October 2021 (evening before the race) at 5:30PM.
The Volunteers Briefing will be held via Zoom on Saturday 23rd October 2021 (evening before the race) at 6:30PM.
Race fees are to be paid prior to the Briefing.
You will be informed prior to the the race briefing when and where your race kit can be collected.
The race briefing will explain all three sections of the race course, transition area and COVID Protocols.
Participation in the race briefing is mandatory, failure to attend will result in a 5 minute penalty.
Numbers must be fixed to the bike and shirt as approved by the Race Director (bike frame post & front of body for the Relay runners.
All competitors will self mark on arm & legs.
All repairs during an event shall be performed by the individual racer.
Racers must complete the event on the same bicycle upon which he/she began the event.
Any repairs or changes must be done with equipment carried by the individual racer.
This event is not Draft legal.
All competitors must attend the race briefing and must familiarize themselves with the course. Time penalty of 5 minutes will be assessed for not attending the briefing.
Any Foul riding, unsportsmanlike behaviour or abusive languages may result in warning, penalties, relegation, and/or disqualification.
Cyclist failing to stay left of middle of road may be warned, penalized, relegated, and/or disqualified.
Any modified instructions shall be verbally announced at the race briefing, repeated 15 minutes before the start of the race and shall apply to that race.
The Race Director’s & Race Referee’s decisions are final.
Other standard WT rules also apply, in particular:
a. Approved hard helmet; b. Enclosed shoes on bike; c. Jersey or top (no bare torso).
- Swim – 1 Lap = 750m
Try-a-Tri – ½ lap = 400m
Olympic – 2 laps =1500m
Sprint & relay – 1 lap 750m
- Bike – 1 Lap = 4km
Try-a-Tri – ½ lap +2 laps = 10km
Olympic – 10 laps = 40km
Sprint & Relay – 5 laps = 20km
- Run – 1 Lap = 2.5km
Try-a-Tri – 1 lap = 2.5km
Olympic – 4 laps = 10km
Sprint & relay – 2 laps = 5km
5:30 am transition opens (will be called to transition based on assigned start wave)
5:45 am transition closes
6:17 am Try-a-Tri (400m swim, 10km bike, 2.5km run)
6:20 am Olympic Distance race
6:23 am Sprint Distance & Relay Teams (rolling wave starts 3 minutes apart)
Announcement: Due to COVID protocols there have been changes to the course layout. The bike and run courses will not overlap as in previous years.
The bike loop will be 4km and will go up the hill and make a 180 degree turn at the entrance to Paradise Beach.
The run course will between the turn off to the flour mill and Rhianna Drive. Each run loop will snake for 2.5km.
The transition layout will be determined once the final number of entries is determined.
Tide Forecast: The predicted tide times for Sunday, 24 October 2021 for Bridgetown, Barbados are: first high tide at 5:51 am, first low tide at 11:07 am, second high tide at 5:06 pm. Sunrise is at 5:50am and sunset is at 5:35pm.
Mighty Grynner Highway (Brandon’s Beach) about 1km north of Bridgetown
Barbados has many different types of accommodation which will suit all budgets. Below is a list of hotels that have offered accommodation to visiting triathletes in the past.
- Rostrevor Hotel
- Plum Tree Club
- Paradise Villas
- Time Out in the Gap
- Infinity Beach Hotel
- Coconut Court
- Pirate’s Inn
- Courtyard Marriott
- Pirates Inn
- Worthing Court Hotel
- Radisson Aquatica Resort
- Hilton Hotel
Feel free to contact us for other recommendations.