Athlete Information

Like every event there needs to be some rules to ensure it’s fun, safe and fair for everyone!  Please take a moment to read our rules and regulations, then the Triathlon Festival Oman will be a great event for all athletes!

Race Kit Collection
TIME ACTIVITY VENUE

Thursday, 28 Nov 2019

14:00 – 19:00

Race Kit Collection Event Expo

Friday, 29 Nov 2019

05:15 – 06:30

Race Kit Collection Festival Area

Saturday, 30 Nov 2019

07:00

Race Kit Collection Festival Area

What to bring?

1. Identification (Photo ID)

2. E-Printed copy of entry confirmation email with the QR code

3. A completed Waiver Form

If you do not have the required documents you will not be able to collect the race kit.

Health Advice

Please look after yourself and try to stay away from the medical tent!  In Bintan, heat takes on a whole new meaning: high temperatures and very high humidity. These combined puts a great deal of stress to your body and places you at greater risk of
developing a heat injury.

To avoid this, here are a few tips from the Medical Director:

Start (and then stay) well hydrated!

Be sure to increase your fluid intake in the two days leading up to the race.  Then on race day a combination of water and sports drink before and during the event will help keep your performance up and your injury risk down. Stop at the drink stations and cool down with a cold water sponge while grabbing your water and electrolyte drinks.

Not used to the heat? Start at a slower pace

If this is your first time at a Triathlon or have been training in a cooler and less humid place, start your race at a slower pace than you normally would. Listen to your body and let it guide you to the best pace for you to race at.

Been feeling under the weather recently, perhaps with a flu and muscle aches?

Check with the medical team before you take part in the race. Having diarrhoea and vomiting recently? This would have resulted in loss of fluid and electrolytes, so ensure to replace these before you head to the transition area to set up for the race.

Experiencing undue fatigue, headache, or giddiness during the event?

Slow your pace down and even take a short break. If things don’t improve, inform a race official and head to the medical tent.

Even as you take care of yourself before and during the event, keep an eye out for any fellow participant who might not be looking too well. If you see someone stumbling, running or walking in a strange way, or someone who seems to be really struggling, please stop and ask how they are. You may be doing that person a big favour by letting a race official know or by asking for medical help.

Here’s wishing you a wonderful, healthy and safe day in Oman!

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