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Useful
Information

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Nutrition

We are working hard to find a fantastic nutrition partner. As soon as we have a confirmed parter we will let you know what nutrition will be at which segment of the course as well as how you get hold of some to train for the event.

Mechanical support

Mechanical support is provided by our amazing event partners at Rutland Cycling. Mechanics will be present at transition check in to help with any minor tweaks you may need. Any major work should be booked into their workshop in advance.
Major mechanical work and parts are at your own expense. 

Finisher T-shirts and event clothing

Everyone will receive a finisher t-shirt to mark their incredible achievement. 

Wrong size? You can swap your finisher top once everyone has received their allocated size. Any spares we're happy to swap but not until everyone has received the size that they ordered. 

Volunteers

If you'd like to join our team we are always looking for enthusiastic helpful people who want to be part of a really special day. Get in touch and we can discuss how we will best utilise your skills and available time. Get in touch at info@pacesetter.events we would love to welcome you onto our team.

Medical advice

This is a serious undertaking. Please take precautions to ensure that you are fit and able to take part safely. If there's any doubt whatsoever we recommend consulting a medical professional before attending. 

Where will my event photos be?

Your event photos will be available at Mickhallphotos.com as soon as they can be uploaded after the event. Mick and his team will tag you using your bib number. They will have them online asap after the event and are usually uploaded and tagged within 24 hrs.

Food and drink before and after the event.

The Harbour cafe will be open to athletes, spectators and site visitors from 5:00am on race day.

Toilets - Available across the site. There are two toilet blocks at Whitwell. One on the side of the Watersports building and another in the Cycle centre car park. We will have Porta loos in transition and in the general event site.

Changing - Changing rooms and showers are available at Rutland Watersports during their usual opening hours.

Other activities on site - Rutland Cycling, Aquapark, Rutland Watersports, The Rutland Belle, Outdoor Gym.

Parking - Ample parking is available and free to event participants on race day and when attending registration. 

Registration - Registration is available on Friday evening and for 1 hour on Saturday morning.  FULL EVENT TIMETABLE HERE

Bag drop - There will be an event shelter in transition where you can leave your baggage. It is left entirely at your own risk. Transition will be accessible for athletes only. 

Race briefing - The race briefing will be conducted 15 minutes before the swim start. Attendance is compulsory and we will cover any last minute changes as well as important race information. 

Visitors - Very welcome to come along and support their athletes. If attending in separate cars they will have to pay the standard Anglian water parking charges. There is a cafe at the start and finish line serving a range of food and drink throughout the event. 

Can a family member present my medal?

Yes, If they're at the finish line and speak to the team we can let them be the one to present your medal. 

 

Can a family member join me on the finisher chute?

Unfortunately not, the finish line is for athletes only.

Prize giving - To take place at the finish line as soon as the podium positions are confirmed. Approximately 12:00pm

Rules - Please see the BTF website for full race rules. We will cover the basics in the race briefing and event guide but it is your responsibility to understand the full list of rules. FULL RULES HERE

What to expect before the event - We do not send anything in the post prior to the event. You will collect everything at registration.

Transition - You have a limited space in transition. No bags or boxes please. We will remove them. Only necessary items around your transition space.

Minimum age of entry - You must be 18 yrs or older on event day to take part in the Vitruvian triathlon.

Swapping entries - You may only swap your entry within the terms and conditions. For full details please follow the link on the main event webpage.

What is BTF day membership? - BTF day membership gives you third party insurance and is a pre requisite of taking part in this event. You must have an annual licence or you will need to purchase a day licence to take part. 

What if I don't have a licence? - You can pay for a licence at race registration.

Can I practice the swim course? - There will be a practice swim the week before the event and on the Saturday morning before the event.

You can swim in Whitwell creek every Sunday throughout the summer with inspire2tri but the course will differ. 

Can I practice the bike course? - The bike course is on open roads. You are allowed to ride on the course at any time as long as you abide by the traffic laws.

Can I practice the run course? - You may access the run course during park opening hours. ​

Can I change my race details? - You must log onto your members hub to change your personal details. Please keep them up to date. 

I'm new to triathlon, where do I start? I want to become a Vitruvian! - We want to support you with our event partners. We're compiling a comprehensive guide to get you started on your journey. We would also suggest the club network across the UK. As soon as we publish the guide please feel free to use it, ask questions or suggest ways we can support you further. 

How to I join the transition tour? - on the Saturday before the event we will conduct a transition tour to let you know where all the key locations are. We understand the pre race nerves and knowing your surroundings can really ease the pressure. To join just be at the advertised location (on the website and pre race information two weeks prior) and we will happily give you a guided tour.