Penang International Triathlon & Duathlon 2017 (PGiTD 2017)  

Event Date: 
2017-04-23

Penang International Triathlon & Duathlon Howei

NAME
Penang International Triathlon & Duathlon 2017 (PGiTD 2017)
VENUE
Teluk Bahang Dam, Penang
DATE
23th April 2017
TIME
7.00am
REGISTRATION FEE
RM150 - 230
EVENT ORGANISER
G Club Penang Cyclists
EMAIL
helpdesk@howei.com
SOCIAL MEDIA
Facebook
CLOSING DATE
28th February 2017

Description
Penang International Triathlon & Duathlon 2017

Race results are out! Find your finishing time here

Flag Off

  • 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)

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

Race Kit Collection

Date: 22nd April 2017 (Saturday)
Collection time: 10:30am - 5:00pm sharp
Collection venue: THE BANQUET @ The Top Komtar Penang , 5th floor

Dinner & briefing time: 6:30pm
Dinner venue: THE GRANDBALLROOM @ The Top Komtar PenanG

Registration Fee

  • 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

Categories

Triathlon Duathlon
Men Women Men Women
Men Open 
(Age 18 - 29)
Women Open 
(Age 18 - 29)
Men Open 
(Age 18 - 29)
Women Open 
(Age 18 - 29)
Men Junior Veteran 
(Age 30 - 45)
Women Junior Veteran 
(Age 30 - 45)
Men Junior Veteran 
(Age 30 - 45)
Women Junior Veteran 
(Age 30 - 45)
 Men Senior Veteran 
(Age 46 and above)
Women Senior Veteran 
(Age 46 and above)
Men Senior Veteran 
(Age 46 and above)
Women Senior Veteran 
(Age 46 and above)

Participant Entitlements
All participants will stand to receive the following entitlemenst:
Howei Shirt Symbol Howei Medal Symbol Howei Bag Symbol Howei Food Symbol

  • 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)

T-shirt Design
* To Be Confirmed

T-shirt Sizing Chart

UNISEX SIZES SPECIFICATION
SIZE SPECIFICATION: INCHES
*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

Medal Design
* To Be Confirmed

Route Map
* To Be Confirmed

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.
  9. HEADSETS OR HEADPHONES ARE NOT ALLOWED DURING ANY PORTION OF THE EVENT.
  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.
  3. NO INDIVIDUAL SUPPORT VEHICLES OR NON-PARTICIPANT ESCORT RUNNERS/ PACER ARE ALLOWED. This is an individual endurance event.
  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

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Thank you for your interest in our Penang International Triathlon & Duathlon 2017 (PGiTD 2017). event. We are sorry to inform you that the online registration for this event is now closed. Please contact our Helpdesk or the event organisers for any special arrangements.



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