Duathlon at the Bend

  • Hosted By Sarasota Crew

Rules & Eligibility 

This event is open to athletes of all ages. The rowing portion of the event is sanctioned by USRowing, therefore all USRowing rules apply.

 

Duathlon: 

The water time starts as participants enter the launch dock. The row time will end when the rower exits the recovery dock. Athletes will then place the equipment on labeled racks in the transition area and prepare for the run. Run time ends as the athletes cross the finish line mat.

*All warm up must be completed on land. There will be no warm up space on the water.

5K Run Only:

All runners will start at the same time. The run time ends as the athlete crosses the finish line mat. 

*All chips must be turned in at the finish line. 

 

Age categories: 

 

Duathlon

Youth:  A competitor who, does not attain the age of 19 in 2016, or who is and has been continuously enrolled in secondary school as a full time student seeking a diploma. No collegiate rowers allowed. 

U17: A rower or coxswain shall be defined as an Under 17 competitor until the 31st of December of the year in which he or she reaches the age of 16.

U15: A rower or coxswain shall be defined as an Under 15 competitor until the 31st of December of the year in which he or she reaches the age of 14.

Master: A competitor who has attained or will attain the age of 21 in 2016. A competitor becomes a Master on January 1 of the year of his or her 21st birthday. A Masters crew shall be comprised exclusively of Masters rowers, but the coxswain need not be a Master.

Masters handicapping will follow USRowing guidelines.

Novice: A competitor who is in their first year of rowing. 

*Competitors may NOT row down in classification. 

                                                                                                                        

5K Run Only

Runners will be ranked against participants of the same gender and based on the following age categories:

11 & Under, 12-14, 15-17, 18-29, 30-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74 and 75-99

An overall male and female winner will also be awarded.