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Event Details

About

A triathlon is a multiple-stage competition involving the completion of three continuous and sequential endurance events.[1] While many variations of the sport exist, triathlon, in its most popular form, involves swimming, cycling, and running in immediate succession over various distances. Triathletes compete for fastest overall course completion time, including timed "transitions" between the individual swim, bike, and run components.


  • Olympic: 1.5K swim, 40K cycle, 10K run (avg time: 5 hours)
  • Half Iron: 1.9K swim, 90K cycle, Half Marathon run (avg time: 8.5 hours)
  • 3/4 Iron: 3K swim, 135K cycle, 31.5K run (avg time: 11 hours)
  • Full Iron: 3.9K swim, 180K cycle, Full Marathon run (avg time: 14 hours)
Fees

600Rs (all categories)
Includes medal, breakfast, refreshments

Timings

  • Full Iron: 6am
  • 3/4 Iron: 6:10am
  • Half Iron: 6:20am
  • Olympic: 6:30am
Venue

Kalpakkam, 15km South of Mahabalipuram
 

Swimming will be in an open river - 70m wide, 4-5ft depth till 20m from shore. Only those with good swimming skills will be permitted




Cycling will be along scenic, peaceful state highways

Running will be inside Anupuram along mostly shady 4K loop



Volunteers will be supporting the participants in terms of timing their swim/cycle/run sections and providing refreshments and assistance to the triathlet
 
Photos of the location -

Logistics

CTC will facilitate (optional) transportation of participants from Chennai city to venue (1 hours) (car fuel to be shared among participants - approx 100Rs/head)
CTC will facilitate (optional) transportation of cycles from Chennai city to venue using a lorry (cost to be shared by participants - approx 300Rs/head)
 
About CTC

The Chennai Trekking Club is a volunteer based, non-profit group. With 20.000 members and hundreds of outdoor and sports events organized every year it’s one of the largest and most active groups in South India. CTC frequently organizes awareness events related to environmental conservation, social and sports. On October 22nd CTC organized the 2nd edition of its Chennai Trail Marathon in which 1100 runners participated in full, half marathon and 10K run along the scenic Cholavaram lake on the Northern outstkirts of Chennai city. The group has been featured in more than 100 news articles.

Web site – www.chennaitrekkers.org

Highlights - http://www.chennaitrekkers.org/p/highlights.html

Past Triathlons by CTC

Contact

Peter - 9600004509
(peter.vangeit@gmail.com)

Prabakar - 9840130464 (pramypn@gmail.com)

Schedule

December 15, 2013 — 5:00 am to
February 05, 2014 — 1:00 pm

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Venue

SriCity
near Tada (2 hours from Chennai)
Chennai, Tamilnadu
India

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