Event : DUATHLON (Ride and Run)

Date: 29-05-2016
Auda Garden,Gotila Garden - Sindhu Bhavan Road,Ahemdabad

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Event Description :

Cyclone is pleased to announce a Free Duathlon (Run and ride) on 29th May&& 2016, Sunday.

Run - 5 Kms followed by Ride of 25 kms . The first activity would be running.
Runners would have to finish running on the route, pick their cycles and start cycling immediately. Transition time will be counted in total time. Participant to finish both running and cycling first will be the winner and so on. Hence Gun time at cycling finish will decide the winner.

All Cyclone Members are requested to take part in this event. It is for Cyclone members only. Not a member of Cyclone and you want to take part in Duathlon???
Don&&t worry, register here for FREE!!!

Other attractions - Finishers will be given medals. First three finishers will be awarded special medals. Hydration and breakfast will be provided. Health care support will be provided by special team of medics.

Registrations are now OPEN and Registrations will CLOSE on 24 th May&& 2016. The event is free of cost

Start Registering NOW at http://goo.gl/forms/CWDOiHyPtw.

The Details of the Race are as under:

Cyclone - DUATHLON (Ride and Run) 29 MAY 2016

1) Reporting & race start point - Outside Auda Garden i.e. Gotila Garden - Sindhu Bhavan Road.

2) Reporting time – 05:00 hrs. Latest reporting time 05:10 hrs. Lineup starts at 05:20 hrs.

3) Race start time – 05:30 hrs.

4) Run Route - Start point - towards SPRR on Sindhu Bhavan Road - U turn from Monte Cristo Banquet on SPRR - Run towards Pakwan - U Turn from Radhika Party Plot cross roads (Bajrang Fruits) - Back to Gotila Garden - total 5 km. Route - https://www.strava.com/routes/4981846

5) Cycling Route - Start point - Gotila - SPRR - Shilaj Cross Roads - Science City Cross Roads - Lapkaman Cross Roads - U Turn just before Toll Booth - finish at Tennis court opp Gotila Garden - total 25 km. Route - https://www.strava.com/routes/5009290

6) Race Format - common start time for all. Start will be given after lining up all participants for the ride. Drafting is not allowed. The first activity would be running.
Runners would have to finish running on the route, pick their cycles and start cycling immediately. Transition time will be counted in total time. Participant to finish both running and cycling first will be the winner and so on. Hence Gun time at cycling finish will decide the winner.

7) Time recording - Total time - running Race start time to cycling finish time. Results will be based on total time taken.

8) Time cut offs –

a) Running leg - 6.45 hrs

b) Cycling U Turn - 7.15 hrs

c) Cycling finish line – 8.00 hrs

9) Cycle & equipment storage area - At the start/ registration point mentioned above.

10) Participant registration - No walk in entries are allowed. All participants must register before hand. Registration can be done online on http://goo.gl/forms/CWDOiHyPtw
Last date for registration is as above.

11) Other rules & guidelines –

a) Participants are requested to get their own hydration and equipments. Helmet is also compulsory. Though we are providing hydration at designated points, hydration is required to be brought for having in between the race.

b) No change room facilities are available. Hence please get a bag to carry/store your stuff.

c) Aerobars are allowed. However, drafting behind any vehicle or cyclist is not allowed.

d) All U-Turns must be around the designated point for the same. Volunteers will be there to guide you.

e) Please park your bike in a way so that it does not block any other persons bike.

f) We will safeguard the bikes, but any loose belongings tied to the bikes are your responsibility if not properly stored.

g) We shall try to safeguard any loose belongings left behind at the end of the running leg and at the start of the cycling leg, however volunteers or Cyclone assume no responsibility for the same. Loose objects must be placed at a convenient place. Direct hand over of any article to or from any volunteer is prohibited and shall lead to disqualification.

h) No volunteer is allowed to assist you during the race or in the transition area for change over, however you may assist or be assisted by participants.

i) You must understand the route before you start. Please contact race director before the event for clarifications.

j) Running is done opposite the vehicle traffic flow (Run on the right side of the road)or on the footpath / pavers if on left side of the road . We will have volunteers to ensure that traffic is under control at intersections. However, please ensure that you are in a safe spot at all times while running and cycling from on coming traffic and other pedestrians, vehicles etc. Unsafe riders and runners will be disqualified on the spot.

k) Decisions of the Race Director with regard to the race shall be final and uncontestible.
You will also have to sign a Disclaimer Form on that day, submit your Form and collect your BIB/Safety Pins before your Race. We may announce a venue from where to collect this stuff one day before the race. Keep watching the updates.

Regards,
Team Cyclone


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