2022 Africa Triathlon Junior Cup Troutbeck

02 Apr, 2022 • Troutbeck Inn Resort, Nyanga, Zimbabwe, Zimbabwe • Event Website
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SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT NOTICE

PRE-EVENT COVID 19 SCREENING - ALL participants - athletes and coaches who are coming to this event and entered through the triathlon.org Entries system must refer to https://www.triathlon.org/pre_event_covid_19_screening_guide and follow the necessary instruction to access your account and submit the required documentation.

** No Quarantine required on entry to Zimbabwe for this event.  Refer also to the CONCEPT PAPER under Documents

**  VISAS AND TRAVEL

it is IMPERATIVE to check if you require a VISA for Entry into Zimbabwe. PLEASE USE THIS LINK TO CONFIRM REQUIREMENT FOR YOUR VISA https://www.evisa.gov.zw/regime

Visas can be obtained online prior to departure from your home country - CHECK TO SEE IF YOUR COUNTRY IS LISTED ON THE ONLINE APPLICATION LIST.
Visas can also be obtained on arrival at RGM International Airport - CHECK TO SEE IF THIS APPLIES TO YOUR COUNTRY
If you cannot get your visa application online and are have to get one BEFORE departing from your home country please contact LOC well in advance to get the necessary Letters of Invitation and Support.  ANY QUERIES PLEASE CONTACT LOC ADMINISTRATOR FOR ASSISTANCE **  TRAVEL -

Early arrivals in Harare on Wednesday 30 March can be planned - overnight stay at MONOMATAPA HOTEL in Harare will be necessary (for athletes account)  Rates : USD 75 per night Bed and Breakfast Single Occupancy / USD 90 per night Bed and Breakfast Double (2 people sharing)  - Airport Shuttle Service available USD 15 per trip.  Please advise LOC of your requirements so that bookings can be made.
 
** There rates will also apply for overnight stay in Harare on Sunday 3rd April for departures on Monday 4th April

SWIM -

Water Temperature - expect 20 degrees
Laps - Sprint - 1 x 750m lap
Start Mechanism - Deep water
Conditions - Lake - clean, disease and animal free

BIKE -

Laps - Sprint - 3 x 6.6km laps - hilly and technical.  No requirement for gear/cassette changes.  16% gradient.  Road closures.

RUN -

Laps - Sprint - 2 x 2.5km laps - hilly, 19% gradient, 90% pavement, 10% grass

COVID 19 PROTOCOLS - please refer to the Concept Paper Document for more information -
A PCR Test should be carried out 48 hours prior to travel - check with your airline for specific requirements
Pre-Event screening must by submitted via the WT system by each individual
PPE/Medical Certificate must be submitted by each individual
A PCR Test or antigen test must be done by every athlete on site at the race venue Friday 1 April (check schedule)
Daily screening will be carried out for every participant, coach and official
COMPULSORY - Every athlete/coach/official will have to have a PCR test before travelling back to their home countries (check Athlete Guide for schedule).  This will be done at the host hotel on Sunday 3rd April - Budget cost USD 60 per person

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Athletes Briefing:

NO FACE TO FACE BRIEFING

Online briefing -  FRIDAY 1st APRIL 2022 - pre-recorded and available via link (TBC)
Live TD presentation via Zoom link for Q&A session (TBC)

https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1UOyqJaooqE41cLnn3QDvvrEzgjS8eRc3/edit?usp=sharing&ouid=104059613861271664814&rtpof=true&sd=true

Entry Fee:

USD 70 cash payable at Registration Check-In. All entries must be made through NF and WT Entries System

Prize Money:

nil


Media notes:

Media Contact - Event Director RICK FULTON / LOC Administrator CAROL PAKENHAM

Media Credentials request - contact LOC Administrator

Location of Media Centre and hours of operation - RACE H/Q, Troutbeck Inn Resort, - hours of operation TBC

Press Conference Details - TO BE CONFIRMED

Event Schedule

ALL TIMES ARE TO BE CONFIRMED - Refer to ATHLETE GUIDE for comprehensive pre-event and Race Day Schedules to include Transition opening, warm up etc.  Pre-Post Event and Competition Schedules can be downloaded from Documents section

WEDNESDAY 30TH / THURSDAY 31ST MARCH -
Arrivals at Robert Mugabe International Airport, Harare - transfer to event venue Troutbeck Inn Resort, Nyanga

FRIDAY 1ST APRIL - times to be confirmed
Swim Familiarization with water safety
Bike Familiarization - escorted with road closure for individual riding.
Athlete Registration and Race Pack collection - in alphabetical order
Media Conference

SATURDAY 2ND APRIL

1130 - JUNIOR MEN START
1300 - JUNIOR WOMEN START


** SUBJECT TO CHANGE

Closest Airport

Robert Mugabe International Airport - Harare International

** No Quarantine required on entry to Zimbabwe for this event.  Refer also to the CONCEPT PAPER under Documents

**  VISAS AND TRAVEL

it is IMPERATIVE to check if you require a VISA for Entry into Zimbabwe. PLEASE USE THIS LINK TO CONFIRM REQUIREMENT FOR YOUR VISA https://www.evisa.gov.zw/regime

Visas can be obtained online prior to departure from your home country - CHECK TO SEE IF YOUR COUNTRY IS LISTED ON THE ONLINE APPLICATION LIST.
Visas can also be obtained on arrival at RGM International Airport - CHECK TO SEE IF THIS APPLIES TO YOUR COUNTRY
If you cannot get your visa application online and are have to get one BEFORE departing from your home country please contact LOC well in advance to get the necessary Letters of Invitation and Support.  ANY QUERIES PLEASE CONTACT LOC ADMINISTRATOR FOR ASSISTANCE **  VISAS AND TRAVEL

**  TRAVEL -

Early arrivals in Harare on Wednesday 30 March can be planned - overnight stay at MONOMATAPA HOTEL in Harare will be necessary (for athletes account)  Rates : USD 75 per night Bed and Breakfast Single Occupancy / USD 90 per night Bed and Breakfast Double (2 people sharing)  - Airport Shuttle Service available USD 15 per trip.  Please advise LOC of your requirements so that bookings can be made.
 
** There rates will also apply for overnight stay in Harare on Sunday 3rd April for departures on Monday 4th April

It is RECOMMENDED that all flights booked MUST arrive by 1300 on THURSDAY 31ST MARCH and departures on MONDAY 4TH APRIL to coincide with PCR testing timetables.
A PCR test must be carried out 48 hours prior to travel - please check with your airline on specific requirements.
COMPULSORY PRE-FLIGHT PCR tests will be done by every athlete/coach/manager at the venue PRIOR to departure back to Harare on Sunday 3rd April BUDGET USD 60 PER PERSON

OVERNIGHT STAY at Monomatapa Hotel in Harare on SUNDAY 3rd APRIL WILL BE NECESSARY to coincide with PCR testing.  Rates : USD 75 per night Bed and Breakfast Single Occupancy / USD 90 per night Bed and Breakfast Double (2 people sharing)  - Airport Shuttle Service available USD 15 per trip (all costs for athletes account).  Please advise LOC of your requirements so that bookings can be made.

PLEASE REFER TO THE ATHLETE’S GUIDE FOR COMPREHENSIVE INFORMATION AND RECOMMENDATIONS -

Local Transportation

Local Transportation

FREE bus transfers in sanitized and spacious vehicles from Harare airport to venue on Thursday 31ST MARCH - Return from venue to Harare overnight accommodation on Sunday 3RD APRIL and to Harare International Airport on Monday 4TH APRIL

Expect a 3-4 hour journey by road to venue.  Bikes are transported in secure, closed trucks and travel in convoy with the transfer coach to venue

Return transfer will depart from venue on SUNDAY 3RD APRIL following completion of compulsory PCR testing.  Athlete Liaison Catherine Jennings will confirm departure time.

Transfer from overnight accommodation to Harare International Airport on Monday 4th April - Athlete Liaison Catherine Jennings will confirm arrangements

Host Hotel

OPTION FOR JUNIOR ATHLETES - BLUE SWALLOW TIMESHARE UNITS at Troutbeck Inn Resort, Nyanga, Zimbabwe

A more cost effective option for NF’s - all JUNIOR ATHLETES AND COACHES will be accommodated in the Blue Swallow Timeshare Units on a FULL BOARD BASIS.  LIMITED BEDS ARE AVAILABLE - PLEASE CONTACT LOC ADMINISTRATION FOR MORE INFORMATION

The units are situated on site - junior athletes from different countries are accommodated in shared separate units i.e. FEMALE units and MALE units.  Coaches/Managers from different countries will also be required to share separate units (Male coaches and Female coaches)

Each unit sleeps 6 people - there is 1 double-bed bedroom and 2 x twin bedded rooms in each unit - ** EXTRA MATTRESSES CAN BE REQUESTED FOR UP TO A MAXIMUM OF 8 GUESTS

All meals prepared and served by dedicated caterers and includes breakfast, mid morning tea time snacks, lunch, afternoon teatime snacks, dinner.  All bottled water and juices are included.
Special dietary requirements are catered for i.e. lactose/gluten intolerance etc., - PLEASE ADVISE LOC OF ANY SPECIAL DIETARY REQUIREMENTS NO LATER THAN 16 MARCH 2022

The package cost will cover transfer from Harare to Troutbeck, 3 nights accommodation, all meals and snacks from Thursday night until departure from venue on Sunday morning and packed lunch for return transfer to Harare.  Payment will be required in CASH on arrival at Troutbeck.

For budget purposes -  US$ 385 PER ATHLETE - ALL INCLUSIVE - for duration of event Thursday - Sunday accommodation, meals and transfers, Race Entry Fee, Awards Dinner & PCR test
For budget Purposes - US$ 345 PER COACH - ALL INCLUSIVE - for duration of event Thursday - Sunday accommodation, meals and transfers, Awards Dinner & PCR test

TRAVELLING PARENTS / GUESTS OF JUNIOR ATHLETES will be required to stay in the main hotel TROUTBECK INN RESORT and all accommodation reservations to be made through LOC ADMINISTRATOR - CAROL PAKENHAM email triathlonzimbabwe@gmail.com -

All hotel accommodation and room accounts are to be settled in foreign currency - Mastercard/Visa and cash are accepted
USD is most widely used currency (bring smaller denomination notes i.e. 20/10/5/1 - GBP/Euro/Rand accepted

RATES:

USD 140 DOUBLE per night B&B - for 2 people sharing a room - this equates to USD 70 Per person per night B&B
USD 110 SINGLE per night B&B - single room occupancy

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If athletes opt to stay in the hotel please advise LOC of your specific accommodation preference of a single room or whether you are happy to share with another athlete
Coaches and Guests of travelling athletes will be required to pay full rates at the hotel

Homestay

NOT AVAILABLE

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  • Website
    http://www.zimtri.org/
  • Event Contact
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  • Phone
    +263 772 573 534
  • Address

    Event Director RICK FULTON email fultonrickh@gmail.com - mobile +263 772 573 534

    LOC Administrator CAROL PAKENHAM email triathlonzimbabwe@gmail.com / info@zimtri.org - mobile +263 - 772 410 344

    Athlete Liaison CATHERINE JENNINGS email zudwa@yahoo.com - mobile +263 - 772 353 760