National Triathlon 2021

The 31st Barbados National Triathlon will take place on Sunday October 24th, 2021.

Athletes Race Briefing Presentation

Volunteers Briefing Presentation

N.B. PLEASE REVIEW BARBADOS TRAVEL PROTOCOLS AS WELL AS PROTOCOLS FROM YOUR HOME COUNTRY

BARBADOS TRAVEL PROTOCOLS

COVID EVENT PROTOCOLS

COVID Pre Race Health Questionnaire

2021 Volunteer List

2021 START LIST

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2021 registration link (closed)

Registration process:

Your age on 31st December 2021 is your race age.

Entry Deadline:
All entries must be in by Thursday October 21, 2021

Registration fees:
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

Sprint Distance:

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

Try-a-Tri

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.

Race Briefing:
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.

Race Rules:
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).

Course Specifications:

  • 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

 

Previous Race Results

CHECK OUT THE EVENT PHOTOS (click here)

Check out what people had to say about the 2019 Nationals

Start:
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)

Course Maps:

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.

Swim Course  1st bike lap Try-a-tri  Bike course  Transition  

Run course

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.

Venue:
Mighty Grynner Highway (Brandon’s Beach) about 1km north of Bridgetown

Hotel accommodation:

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.

  1. Rostrevor Hotel
  2. Plum Tree Club
  3. Paradise Villas
  4. Time Out in the Gap
  5. Infinity Beach Hotel
  6. Coconut Court
  7. Pirate’s Inn
  8. Courtyard Marriott
  9. Pirates Inn
  10. Worthing Court Hotel
  11. Radisson Aquatica Resort
  12. Hilton Hotel

Feel free to contact us for other recommendations.

Past Results from previous National Triathlons:
Male Barbados National Champions
Female Barbados National Champions

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