Penang International Triathlon & Duathlon 2016 (PGiTD 2016)  

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Race Day Information

Venue: Teluk Bahang Dam, Penang
Bike check-in time : 5:30am - 6:30am

Race flag-off time : 7:30am (triathlon & duathlon) 
Race cut-off duration : 5.5hours
Shuttle to swim site : 6:30am - 7:00am (triathletes only)

Race Kit Collection

Date: 16 April 2016
Time: 10:30am-5:30pm (strictly no collection after 5:30pm)
Venue: Straits Quay Penang, Market Street 1 ( logon to

Carbo Loading Dinner & Race Briefing

Venue: Bayview Beach Resort, Batu Feringghi ( La Veranda Coffee House)

Dinner time: 7pm - 9pm

* enter with the given FOOD COUPON only

Race briefing: 8pm , La Veranda Coffee House 

**mandatory to all athletes

Registration Fees

Triathlon - Malaysian          RM 180.00
Triathlon - Non-Malaysian   RM 230.00

Duathlon - Malaysian          RM 150.00
Duathlon - Non-Malaysian   RM 200.00

All registration fees are subject to 6% admin fees & 6% GST


Triathlon Duathlon
Men Women Men Women
Men Open
(Age 18 - 39)
Women Open
(Age 18 - 35)
Men Open 
(Age 18 - 29)
Women Open 
(Age 18 - 29)
Men Veteran
(Age 40 and above)
Women Veteran 
(Age 36 and above)
Men Junior Veteran 
(Age 30 - 39)
Women Junior Veteran 
(Age 30 - 45)
    Men Veteran 
(Age 40 - 49)
Women Senior Veteran 
(Age 46 and above)
    Men Senior Veteran 
(Age 50 and above)

Cut-off time

Official cut-off time will be on 5:30 hours

  Triathlon Duathlon Time
1st leg (Swim/Run) 1:30 hours 1:30 hours 8:30 am
2nd leg (Bike 40km) 2:30 hours 2:30 hours 11:00 am
3rd leg (Run 10km)     12:30 pm


T-Shirt Sizes

*Description XS S M L XL
Chest 17.5 18.5 19.5 20.5 21.5
Length 24.5 25.5 26.5 27.5 28.5

Participants Entitlement

- Event day essentials (fruits & drinks)

- Timing Chip System

- Welcome Dinner

- Participation T-Shirt

- Goodies Bag

- Finisher Medal (For those who finish within 5 hours 30 minutes)

Swimming Leg

Swim Distance - 1.5 KM

Swim will start in 3 waves:

  • 1st wave - Men Open
  • 2nd wave - Men Veteran
  • 3rd wave - Women Open and Veteran

(More details and map coming soon)

Bike Leg

Bike Distance - 40 KM

Route: Jln Teluk Bahang –– Jln Sg Rusa –– Jln Bharu –– Jln Sg Nipah (U-turn point) –– Jln Bharu –– Jln Sg Rusa –– Jln Teluk Bahang

There will be 1 water station after U-turn point

Run Leg - Duathlon 1st Leg

Route Distance: 7 KM

Run Leg - Triathlon Run and Duathlon 2nd Leg

Route Distance: 10.0 KM

Rules and Regulations

Swim Rules

  1. All swimmers must wear the swim caps provided by the Organizer.
  2. All swimmers are required to wear proper swimming attire during the entire swimming course.
  3. No fins, gloves, paddles or flotation devices of any kind are allowed.
  4. The race will start with three wave starts (water start). The waves will start off at 7:20 am, 7:24 am and 7:28am. Participants will be assigned to waves depending on their age group.
  5. Support crews are not allowed. Any assistance received during the swim will result in immediate disqualification (with the exception of medical aid).
  6. No one is permitted in the swim course other than the participants and officials.
  7. Swimmers in difficulty shall signal the safety boat/kayak for assistance. The course will be adequately patrolled by boats, canoes and paddleboards.
  8. Wetsuits are not allowed under any circumstances.

Bike Rules

  1. All cyclists must wear a helmet and fasterned the chinstrap during the entire cycling course.
  2. A shirt or sport top must be worn at all times. Athletes caught without a shirt or sport top or bare torso may be disqualified or penalised.
  3. Strictly No individual support allowed. Athletes must be individually responsible for repair and maintenance of their own bike.
  4. All cyclist must ride single file on the left side of the road except when passing another rider, or for reasons of safety. Side-by-side riding is not allowed.
  5. Athletes must ensure that their race numbers are clearly visible at the back of their jersey at all times. Race belts may be worn.
  6. Athletes must have a bike frame number fixed to their bike and the entire number must be clearly visible from the left side.
  7. Athletes may walk bike, if necessary, but may not make progress on the bike course unaccompanied by their bicycle.
  8. Athletes must obey all traffic laws AT ALL TIME while on the cycling course unless otherwise specifically directed by an official, race monitor or designee with actual authority.
  10. Yellow Flag Area and Rules: The purpose of the Yellow Flag Areas is to slow all bikes to a safe speed through a dangerous area (downhill sharp turn, incoming traffic blind spot etc).
    1. The Yellow Flag Areas will be pointed out in the race briefing.
    2. A white line across the road and a race official waving a yellow flag identify the start of the Yellow Flag Area. Inside the Yellow Flag Area riders must: ” Sit up on handlebars with hands on the brakes. ” Ride no faster than 20 kph. ” Not pass any other athletes. Any athlete failing to follow Yellow Flag Area rules . A white line across the pavement and an official waving a green flag identify the end of the Yellow Flag Area. Once the athlete exits the Yellow Flag Area he/she may immediately resume racing.
    3. Athletes must ” Sit up on handlebars with hands on the brakes. ” Ride no faster than 20 kph. ” Not pass any other athletes inside the yellow flag area.
    4. A white line across the pavement and an official waving a green flag identify the end of the Yellow Flag Area. Once the athlete exits the Yellow Flag Area he/she may immediately resume racing.

Run Rules

  1. No form of locomotion other than running, walking or crawling is allowed.
  2. Athletes must wear their officially issued bib number in front of them clearly visible at all times on the course.
  4. Athletes are expected to follow the directions and instructions of all race officials and public authorities.

Competition Zone Identification

Green Flag

green flag

  • Competitors are NOT allowed to draft including in the “Green Zone” during the cycling segment of races
  • Cyclists are allowed to pass on the ‘RIGHT’ side of the slower competitor
  • Cyclist must keep at least a two bike lengths distance behind a leading cyclist

Yellow Flag

yellow flag

  • Competitors are NOT allowed to draft in the “Yellow Zone”.
  • Cyclists are  NOT allowed to pass on any competitor in front
  • Cyclist must keep at least a two bike lengths distance behind a leading cyclist
  • It is a signal to flag sharp corner is farther upstream (50m to the corner)

Red Flag

red flag

  • An accident or the track conditions are poor enough to warrant the race being stopped is ahead.
  • Competitors will be asked to slowdown to XXkm/h with NO overtaking is allowed
  • Worst case sceneario, all competitors may required to stop at a designated area if the road condition is too risky to proceed

Where To Park

There will be 8 designated car parks in use. In all circumstances, please follow marshal instructions to park at these designated car parks.

1. Dewan Masyarakat Teluk Bahang

2. SJK © Eok Hua

3. Sek. Kebangsaan Teluk Bahang

4. Sek. Menengah Kebangsaan Teluk Bahang

5. ESCAPE Adventureplay Theme Park

6. Taman Rimba

Please DO NOT park along JALAN TELUK BAHANG. This road are narrow. Parking at the roadside causes serious congestion. 

This road is part of run & cycle course, cars parked here will blocking & impact your run & cycle courses. A smooth course depends on us all taking responsibility. 

Do consider car pooling with your friends if possible to reduce the numbers of cars.


Online Registration is Closed!

Thank you for your interest in our Penang International Triathlon & Duathlon 2016 (PGiTD 2016). event. We are sorry to inform you that the online registration for this event is now closed.

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