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
Conditions: LAKE-CLEAN, DISEASE & ANIMAL FREE.
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/
Friday 21st February - Conference Room, Troutbeck Inn Resort - 1400
USD 50 cash payable at Registration - All entries must be made through your NF and ITU Entries System
Media Contact: LOC Event Director - Rick Fulton / LOC Administrator Carol Pakenham
Media Credentials request: contact LOC Administrator - email@example.com
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
REFER TO ATHLETE’S & EVENT GUIDE FOR COMPREHENSIVE PRE-EVENT & RACE DAY SCHEDULES
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
PLEASE REFER TO THE ATHLETE’S & EVENT GUIDE FOR COMPREHENSIVE INFORMATION AND RECOMMENDATIONS
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
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
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