LeMans Duathlon (This is not a Sanctioned race, this is a community training event).
Date: 23rd July 2023
Location: Stromlo Forest Park, Canberra
Distance: Run 200m - Ride 7.5km - Run 1.5km
Pricing: FREE Entry with proof of TA registration for current 23-24 season. Online registration will close on Saturday 22nd July at 5pm. Register for FREE [HERE]
Event guide [HERE].
Competitive - The Competitive Wave is for athletes seeking a thrilling challenge and the chance to showcase their skills in a spirited competition. Join this wave to test your limits, compete against fellow athletes, and push yourself to new heights.
Training (Non-competitive) - The Training Wave is designed for individuals who are focused on personal growth, fitness, and enjoying the experience of the event without the pressure of competition. Dive into this wave to train, improve your skills, and embrace the supportive and inclusive atmosphere of our event.
Registration for the Triathlon ACT Winter Series is free for all Triathlon Australia members registered for the 2023-24 season. To secure your spot in the race, complete the registration form. Select your preferred category (competitive or training) as this helps us organise waves, ensuring a fair and enjoyable racing experience. Go to the Registration page [HERE].
Upon arrival, move down to transition and get your name marked off the manifest between 6am-6.45am.
Use this race to practice your normal race equipment setup. Bike setup can be whatever you wish as this is just a training event.
6:00am Transition opens
6:45am Transition closes
6:50am Event Briefing
7:00am Male Competitive wave starts
7:20am Female Competitive wave starts
7:40am Male Training wave starts
8:00am Female Training wave starts
8:20am Spare wave
Schedule above is a draft and subject to change as entry numbers are finalised, there may be a need for additional waves. When the last wave has left transition and are out onto the cross country track, transition will open for bike collection.
- Le Mans Duathlon Start: The Triathlon ACT Winter Series kicks off with a thrilling Le Mans Duathlon start. Athletes will line up on the crit track, ready to embark on their race. As the signal sounds, they'll sprint in a 200m run to reach the transition area, adding an element of excitement and adrenaline to the event right from the start.
- Crit Track Cycling: After transitioning from the run, participants will hop on their bikes and tackle 6 laps of the crit track. This world-class cycling track at Stromlo Forest Park provides a fast and exhilarating course for athletes to showcase their cycling skills.
- Cross Country Run: Once the bike leg is completed, competitors will re-enter the transition area and head out onto the renowned Robert de Castella Cross Country Running Track. They will conquer a single lap of the 1.5km grass track course, surrounded by the beautiful scenery of Stromlo Forest Park, before making their way to the finish line.