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30th Annual

BRONX DUATHLON
Sunday, April 27, 2014

Run - 2.5 mi.   Bike - 14.4 mi.   Run - 2.5 mi.


NEW YORK TRIATHLON - NYTRI, a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization, will be celebrating 30 years of organizing triathlons and multi-sport events in 2014. During this long time span we have worked hard to produce the best value in multi-sport events available to athletes in the New York area.
To date we have organized over 600 events that drew approximately 100,000 competitors, many of them first timers to multi-sport competition. We have worked hard to keep our entrance fees at the minimum posiible while at the same time keeping the organizational level and safety of our events at the highest level, Our organizational expertise and safety record are known and respected nationwide.
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COMPETITOR INFORMATION

ABSOLUTELY NO PARTS OF ENTRY FEES CAN BE REFUNDED, TRANSFERRED OR CREDITED!

IMPORTANT: Race packets will not be issued without your knowing your race bib number and having photo ID!

You will receive an email with you race bib number approximately 4-5 days before the event. At check-in you must know your bib number before getting in to the check-in line that corresponds to your number. If you do not know your number, you may look it up on an alphabetical list posted near the registration tables.

XPRESS CHECK IN: NYT members should proceed directly to the Xpress Check in line. 

Entry Fee:
$60 - before 1/27/14
$65 - 1/28/14 - 2/27/14

$70 - 2/28/14 - 3/27/14
$75 - 3/28/14 - 4/26/14
$80 - Race Day*
- $5 discount to 2014 NYTRI members
- No T-shirts to race day (Sunday) entries.
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No credit cards or personal checks accepted on weekend of race, .

The following rules and regulations have been designed for your personal safety and enjoyment. Failure to comply with any of these rules will result in penalties and/or disqualification. Instructions at the pre-race briefing supersede any or all of the following rules: 
· Race management has authority to change race course and format, check-in and start times.
· No entrants under 18 years of age.
· It is prohibited to sell your race number or for someone to compete in your place.


AWARDS: 1st, 2nd, 3rd overall and in 5-year groups; 18-70+ (men), 18-60+ (women).
To receive an award you must be present at the awards ceremony .

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

Race Day - Sunday, Orchard Beach parking lot (No packet pick up on Saturday)
6:15 a.m.- 7:30 a.m. - Check-in, new entries accepted.
7:45 a.m.- Pre-race meeting. No numbers or race packets saved after 7:40 a.m.!
8:00 a.m. - Race Start (rain or shine)
9:45 am - Awards ceremony, refreshments

NOTE: For the safety of the competitors, no vehicles will be allowed to leave Orchard Beach before 9:45 am!

FIELD:  Limited to first 500 competitors.

RUN COURSE: The 2.5 mile run proceeds south to the mall and then east towards the boardwalk. Turn right on the boardwalk and run to the south end of the boardwalk. Turn around at the end of the board-walk and run to the northern end. Turn again and run back along the boardwalk back to the transition area. The second run is identical to the first.

TRANSITION AREA: In order to protect your bike and equipment, only competitors displaying run and bike numbers are allowed in the transition area. No friends and/or family members may accompany competitors inside the transition area.
Bicycles must be properly placed on assigned racks corresponding to race number.
NO riding in the transition area!
Bikes and equipment may be removed by competitors ONLY upon showing BOTH the run number and bike number to security personnel.

BIKE COURSE: The bike course is composed of a 2.4 mile circuit that is repeated six (6) times for a total of 14.4 miles.. After each loop you will bike over a timing mat to ensure that you have completed the six circuit course. At check in you will be handed five (5) rubber bands that should be put on your wrist. Each time you complete a single (2.4 mile) circuit you will drop one rubber band near the timing mat. After you have disposed of all five rubber bands, you will have ONE more circuit to complete the six loops.

The rubber bands serve as an aid to remember how many loops you have completed. It is not mandatory to take the rubber bands but it is HIGHLY reccommended.

RESULTS: Results will be posted on our web site www.nytri.org.

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED!:  Is there someone you know who could help while you're competing? Call 845-247-0271 from 10:00-5:00 and leave a message with their name and confirm that they will be at the race. Volunteers will receive a souvenir T-shirt and sincere thanks from all competitors.

HOW TO GET THERE:
Car: Exit "8-B/Orchard Beach" from #95-New England Thruway. Follow signs for two miles to Orchard Beach parking lot.

Subway: Take IRT-#6 to last stop (Pelham Bay Park). Bike east on Pelham Parkway (approx. 3 miles) and follow signs to Pelham Park/Orchard Beach.

PARKING: The transition area is located adjacent to the starting line in the main parking area of Pelham Park at Orchard Beach. Park in designated areas ONLYDo not drive car to transition area to drop off bike or equipment!

RACE VIOLATIONS & PENALTIES
2 Minute Penalties

- Riding in/out of transition area.
- Entering/exiting transition area under/over/between barriers.
- Bicycle not on assigned bike rack or racked incorrectly.

- Race # not visible from at least 100 yards before finish line.
4 Minute Penalties
- Unsecured helmet chin strap leaving/entering transition area.

Disqualification
- Riding without an approved biking helmet.
- Wearing headphones during any portion of race.
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Verbal abuse of volunteers, officials and/or staff.

HAVE A SAFE AND FUN RACE!