2020 Troutbeck ATU Triathlon Junior African Cup

22 Feb, 2020 • Troutbeck Inn Resort, Nyanga, Zimbabwe, Zimbabwe • Event Website
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EVENT DETAILS - Please refer to the Athlete’s & Event Guide for comprehensive information on Pre-Event and Race Day details

Water temperature: Expect 20 degrees
Number of laps: SPRINT: 1 LAP x 750m
Start Mechanism DEEP WATER

Number of laps: SPRINT: 3 LAPS x 6.6km. Hilly and technical, no requirement though for gear/cassette changes - 16% gradient. Road closure.

Number of laps: SPRINT: 2 LAPS x 2.5km.. Hilly, 19% gradient, 90% pavement,10% grass.

To experience Troutbeck click on the link to view past event galleries https://www.zimtri.org/2019-2/

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Athletes Briefing:

Friday 21st February - Conference Room, Troutbeck Inn Resort - 1400

Entry Fee:

USD 50 cash payable at Registration - All entries must be made through your NF and ITU Entries System

Prize Money:


Media notes:

Media Contact: LOC Event Director - Rick Fulton / LOC Administrator Carol Pakenham

Media Credentials request: contact LOC Administrator - troutbecktri-loc@zimtri.org

Location of Media Centre and hours of operation: RACE HQ - TROUTBECK INN RESORT hours to be confirmed

Press Conference Details : 
Friday 21st February - Conference Room - 1430
Saturday 22nd February - Post Event - 1630

Event Schedule


Thursday 20th February
Arrival at Harare International Airport - transfer to Troutbeck Inn Resort - Blue Swallow Timeshare Units

Friday 21st February -

0900 - 1100 - Course Familiarisation
1330 - Junior Registration, Uniform Check & Race Packet Collection
1400 - Athlete Briefing
1430 - Media Conference

Saturday 22nd February -

Junior Men Start - 1100
Junior Women Start - 1230

Closest Airport


Harare International (R G Mugabe International) Airport - it is a 3 - 4 hour journey by road to venue - no unsupervised road travel advised after dark.  Bikes are transported in secure, closed trucks and travel in convoy with the transfer coach to venue.

To coincide with Free Transfers, it is recommended that all flights are organised to arrive by lunch time on Thursday 20th February and departure after 1000 on Sunday 23rd February

Early arrivals on Wednesday - Athlete Liaison Cath Jennings will meet you on arrival and overnight accommodation in a B&B (for Athlete’s account) can be arranged - you will be collected on Thursday to join the other arrivals at the airport and transferred to Troutbeck Inn Resort

Visa Requirements - Please contact LOC Administration or Athlete Liaison for Letter of Invitation for Visa Applications - please also check with your Local Embassy - Visas can be obtained on arrival but some countries are required to obtain visa’s prior to arrival.  Visa Cost approximately USD 45 - 50

Local Transportation

Athletes will be transported to venue on Thursday 20th February and return to Harare on Sunday 23rd February.  Return transfer will depart from Troutbeck very early to ensure arrival at RG Mugabe International Airport with sufficient time to complete check-in and clearance procedures.  Athlete Liaison Cath Jennings will advise departure time

Host Hotel

Blue Swallow Timeshare Units at Troutbeck Inn Resort, Nyanga, Zimbabwe

As a more cost effective option for NF’s, all Junior Athletes will be accommodated in the Blue Swallow Timeshare Units on a Full Board Basis - PLEASE REFER TO THE ATHLETE’S & EVENT GUIDE FOR COMPREHENSIVE INFORMATION

The Units are situated on site and junior athletes from all countries will be accommodated in separate units i.e. FEMALE units and MALE units.. Coaches/Managers will also share a separate unit.
Each unit sleeps 6 people (maximum 8 sleeping on mattresses). There is 1 double bed room and 2 twin bedded rooms in each unit.  All meals are prepared and served by our dedicated caterers and includes breakfast, mid morning tea time snacks, Lunch, afternoon tea time snacks, Dinner and all bottled water and juices are included.

Special dietary requirements are catered for i.e. lactose, gluten intolerance etc – please advise LOC in advance

The offer would cover 3 nights accommodation plus all meals and snacks from Thursday night until departure on Sunday morning.

Contact LOC Administrator for Full Board Package Costs per person


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    LOC -
    Event Director - Rick Fulton
    Email:  fultonrickh@gmail.com
    Mobile:  +263 772 573 534

    Event Administrator - Carol Pakenham
    Email:  troutbecktri-loc@zimtri.org
    Email 2:  info@zimtri.org
    Mobile:  + 263 772 410 344

    Athlete Liaison - Catherine Jennings
    Email:  zudwa@yahoo.com
    Mobile:  +263 772 353 760

    Triathlon Zimbabwe
    P O Box BW 1128, Borrowdale, Harare, Zimbabwe