What important rules do I need to follow?

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In order to keep all participants safe while competing, its important that each athlete follows the rules to make sure the event is enjoyable for everyone.

Swim Rules:

  • If a swim cap is provided by the race organizer, it is compulsory that each participant wears that swim cap.
  • Participants are not allowed to use any flotation devices e.g pool noodles, flippers or floaties unless provided by the event
Ride Rules:
  • Each participant must have a well fitting helmet which is to be worn at all times during the cycle course
  • All participants must have their torso covered (singlet, t-shirt, one piece bathing suit, rash vest, trisuit, cycling top) at all times while on the cycle course
  • All participants must be wearing closed toe shoes at all times while on the cycle course 
  • If a race number is provided, this must be worn at all times during the cycle course
Run Rules:
  • All participants must have their torso covered (singlet, t-shirt, one piece bathing suit, rash vest, trisuit, cycling top) at all times while on the run course
  • All participants must be wearing closed toe shoes at all times while on the run course
  • If a race number is provided, this must be worn at all times during the run course
Transition Rules:
  • All participants must mount and dismount their bike at the appropriate marked zones
  • No 'scooting' is allowed before the mount line

Fore a comprehensive view of all Triathlon Australia's Race Competition Rules, please click here

The most important rule is to have fun!


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