What do I need to bring with me to the Race Kit Collection?
Please bring a copy of your registration confirmation, and a photo ID (passport or driver’s license) to the Race Kit Collection counter for verification and collection of your race kit and goodie bag.
Do I need to collect my race kit in person at Kit Collection or can I send somebody to collect it on my behalf?
Strictly NO COLLECTION ON BEHALF. You have to collect your kit in person. Relay team members must ALL collect the team kit in person and at the same time.
Is the race briefing compulsory?
Yes the video briefing is compulsory is compulsory to ALL athletes as important information will be included. Missing the video briefing leaves you at risk of missing vital information that may not be covered in the race booklet.
Where do I get my official Bintan Triathlon T-Shirt?
You will receive your t-shirt at race kit collection in your goodie bag.
Where do I get my timing chip?
Timing chips are included in the race kit and given out at race kit collection.
Where do I pin my race number?
You have to wear your race number on the back of your shirt during the cycle section and on the front of your shirt during the run section.
Where is the transition area?
The transition area is located near the Sea Sport Centre at the Nirwana Beach Club.
Is there an opportunity to practice the course before the event?
There are a few opportunities to practice the course.
At the Bike Recce on the Thursday before the race you will get a preview of the bike course.
At the Run Recce on the Friday morning before the race you can get a preview of the run course.
At the Race Prep Practice on the Friday before the race you can practice your transitions with help of our triathlon coaches.
Can I race with an MP3 or other music player?
At no time during the competition are headphones permitted, as stated in the rules and regulations. Participants wearing such items will be disqualified.
What are the age restrictions?
Participants racing in the Kid’s distance triathlon must be between 8 and 11 years old on 31 Dec 2017 to compete in the race.
Participants in the Youth Distance triathlon must be between 12 and 15 years old on 31 Dec 2017 to compete in the race.
Participants racing in the Sprint distance triathlon must be 16 years old and above on 31 Dec 2017 to compete in the race individually, and 14 years old and above to be part of a Sprint distance relay team.
Participants racing in the Olympic distance triathlon individually team must be 18 years old and above on 31 Dec 2017 to compete in the race, and 16 years old and above to be part of a Olympic distance relay team.
Participants racing in the Bintan Swim Classic 1000 must be 12 years old and above on 31 Dec 2017.
What is in my race kit?
Your race kit consists of:-
1 x Swim Cap
1 x Timing Chip (to be worn around your left ankle)
1 x Safety Bracelet (to worn throughout race)
2 x Race Bibs (to be worn on the back during the bike leg; and on the front during the run leg)
1 x Bike Tag (pasted on the seatpost)
1 x Helmet Sticker (to be fixed on the front of your helmet)