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Race day information

Chateau de Chantilly Triathlon on Saturday 25th & Sunday 26th August. We are very excited about welcoming you to this truly stunning location.

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Chateau de Chantilly Triathlon

Saturday 25th, Sunday 26th August 2018

Race Day Documentation

The Chateau de Chantilly Triathlon is a F.F.TRI sanctioned event.

It is obligatory for every competitor (Swim only, Run Only and Triathlete) to produce the correct documentation on race day;

ALL PARTICIPANTS:-

  • Photo ID Race Licence with photo or passport or driving licence etc (Print-out or image on smartphone accepted)
  • Your Booking Confirmation (search your email for “Registration Confirmation for 2018 Castle Triathlon Series“. Check your spam folder (Print-out or image on smartphone accepted)

ALSO-:

SWIM ONLY AND RUN ONLY PARTICIPANTS:-


TRIATHLON PARTICIPANTS – LICENCE HOLDERS

  • Triathlon Governing Body Membership Card, eg BTF, F.F.Tri etc (card, photocopy or image on smartphone accepted)
  • a Parental Consent form (child competitors 8 to 15 years) DOWNLOAD


TRIATHLON PARTICIPANTS – NON-LICENCE HOLDERS

  • Day Pass Booking Confirmation email proof of payment. (Print-out or on smartphone accepted)
  • Day Pass form fully completed. Also known as Pass Journeé and Pass Compétition. DOWNLOAD
  • Parental Consent form (child competitors 8 to 15 years) DOWNLOAD
  • Medical Certificate** DOWNLOAD

** It is a French legal requirement that ALL participants (except for those who posses a valid governing body competing licence), must present a medical certificate, signed by a doctor, as part of personal liability insurance.

 

TRIATHLETES PLEASE NOTE: FAILURE TO PROVIDE THE RELEVANT LICENCE OR PROOF OF DAY PASS PURCHASE, WILL RESULT IN YOU HAVING TO MAKE A COMPULSORY PURCHASE ON THE DAY OF THE EVENT.

Competitor Guides

These include important race day information

We are delighted to attach our comprehensive Competitor Guides and highly recommend that you read! Click the images to download.

Please read the guide, to ensure you arrive fully prepared.

Please Note: We will NOT be sending out anything by post.

Château de Chantilly Competitor Guide 2018
Château de Chantilly Gauntlet Competitor Guide 2018

Registration Timings

Registration Opening Times

Race Day Registration

IMPORTANT: We will register competitors in wave order.
Triathlete
please arrive at the registration and licence tent 1.5 hours before your given wave start time .

Swim only and Run only please only arrive at the registration tent about 45 minutes before your given wave start time .

Saturday 25th August
Sprint Races: 07:30 – 10:00
Swim only: 10:00 – 11:00
13-15 years: 12:00
11-12 years: 12:30
8-10 years: 13:00 – 14:00

Sunday 26th August
Gauntlet:  05:30
Olympic:  06:00 – 08:00
Half Marathon:  09:00
10K:  09:15

PRE-Race DAY Registration

Friday 24th and Saturday 25th : between 16.30 – 18.00.
For those who want to pick up their pack before race day and avoid the morning queues. These are strict opening times. There is no overnight bike racking facility. Please arrive with all the correct documentation. It is not possible to pick up a race pack for someone else.

PLEASE ALLOW 15 MINUTES TO WALK FROM THE CAR PARK. BE PREPARED FOR QUEUES AT THE LICENCE AREA.

Run Only Events

10K and Half Marathon

To all 10K and Half Marathon participants; please collect your race bib (with timing chip attached) from Registration about 45 minutes before the start of your race. Please don’t forget your medical certificate if you are not a competition licence holder. The changing facilities and bag drop are located near the bike transition area on the top terrace.

The run start is located on the lower terrace near the water’s edge (look out for he Start Arch). The Race Briefing will take place here 15 minutes before your start time. Scroll down for starter list and timings. Click here for detailed route description.

Castle Swim Series

1 Mile, 2.5K, 5K

To all long swimmers; please collect your timing chip and swim hat from registration 30/45 minutes before your start. Please don’t forget your medical certificate if you are not a competition licence holder. Changing facilities and bag drop will be located on the top terrace by the bike transition area. The Race Briefing will take place at the water’s edge, 15 minutes before your start time.

There will be a prize giving ceremony on the stage for Wetsuit or Non-wetsuit categories.

Scroll down for starter list and timings. Click here for detailed route description.

Water Temperature

Wetsuits are currently optional but advisable.

The water temperature is 20°C (as of 9am, 20th August ). Wetsuits are currently optional but advisable. Leading up to the event, we will update the water temperature here.

Need to hire or buy a wetsuit? Click here to find out more. Discounts apply for all Chantilly Tri competitors. LAST DAY TO ORDER IS FRIDAY 17TH. WETSUITS ARE POSTED OUT. THERE WILL BE NO HIRE OPTIONS AT THE EVENT.

Triathlon Transition Bike Area

Space in transition is limited. Please bring a suitable sized transition bag to keep your gear together and safe. Free Bag Drop is available and is located next to the Transition Bike Area.

ADULTS! REMEMBER transition opens for the children’s races at 12.15am on Saturday. Please remove your bike & gear straight after the completion of your race. Your cooperation is gratefully received.

PARENTS! One adult per child can go through registration. One adult per child in the 8 – 10yrs races may enter transition.  PLEASE RESPECT the competitors in the transition area; stay by your child’s racking position. You may assist with the removal of a wetsuit and racking the bike, but that’s it – the rest is up to them!

BAGDROP

Free Bag Drop and changing facilities are available for all participants and is located next to the Transition Bike Area..

Course maps

If you haven’t already, now is the time to really get to know your courses. Please take a moment to study these in detail.

Chateau de Chantilly Triathlon is an exciting and busy event with 15 different races taking place throughout the weekend. There will be a full brief before your race start but it’s important to familiarise yourself with the course and in particular any key junctions to ensure you take the correct route.

 

VIEW COURSE MAPS HERE

Find your start time

Wave spreadsheets are available to download.

Please click on the race distance for your wave number and start time (listed in alphabetical order).

If you have registered for this event but your name does not appear on these lists, please email us here.

 

Please note the early wave start times on Sunday:-

 

Gauntlet –  07:00

 

Olympic – 07:30, 08:00, 08:30

Spectators - Download FREE Tickets

Supporters are required to present a Spectator Ticket to gain FREE entry. The spectator ticket download link can be found on recent competitor communications. Without a spectator ticket, an entry fee will be charged by the Venue

A supporting adult of a child participant in 8-15yrs races, can gain free entry just by showing the Booking Confirmation email (in this case NO Spectator Ticket is required).

There will be retail outlets, food concessions, live music and children’s entertainment; climbing wall and inflatables along with the stunning grounds to enjoy. It is advisable to bring cash/cheque to the event as cards are not always accepted.

Quick Check List

 

  • Do you know your wave start time, seen your name on the list?
  • Have you downloaded your free spectator tickets needed for entry?
  • Is your race documentation in order Membership Card or Competition Day Pass proof of purchase and Day pass form downloaded?
  • Have you studied the course maps and happy with the routes?
  • Remember to leave plenty of time to park and registration aiming to arrive 1.5hrs before your start time.
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Event Schedule

Saturday 25th August 2018 Wave Times

Race briefings will take place 15/20 minutes prior to the start of each wave at the lake edge. All competitors need to attend.

Time
Wave
Event Type
Grouping
Race Distance
09.00
1
Sprint Plus
C*/R*
800m/40k/8k
09.30
2
Super Sprint
C*
400m/20k/4k
09.50
3
Super Sprint
C*/F*
400m/20k/4k
10.10
4
Super Sprint
C*/R*
400m/20k/4k
10.30
5
Starter Tri
R*
200m/10k/2k
11.00
6
5K Swim
5k
11.15
7
2.5K Swim
2.5k
11.30
8
1 Mile Swim
1.6k
13.30
9
Aged 13-15 yrs
R*
300m/8k/2.4k
13.45
10
Aged 11-12 yrs
200m/4k/1.8k
14.00
11
Aged 11-12 yrs
R*
200m/4k/1.8k
14.15
12
Aged 8-10 yrs
100m/4k/1.3k
14.30
13
Aged 8-10 yrs
100m/4k/1.3k
14.45
14
Aged 8-10 yrs
R*
100m/4k/1.3k
15.00
15
Mixed Team Relay
250m/5.75k/1.3k

C*- A Competition Wave; includes those who have opted in
F*- Female only wave
R*- Includes Relays, mixed wave or slower times

Sunday 26th August 2018 Wave Times
Time
Wave
Event Type
Grouping
Race Distance
07.00
1
Le Gantelet Half Iron
C* R*
1.9km/90k/21k
07.30
2
Le Chantilly Olympic
C*
1500m/45k/10k
08.00
3
Le Chantilly Olympic
C*
1500m/45k/10k
08.30
4
Le Chantilly Olympic
R*
1500m/45k/10k
10.00
5
Semi Marathon
21.1k
10.15
6
10K
10k
Race distances

Race distances

For the absolute beginners and children to the professional triathletes, the Castle Triathlon Series offers a wealth of race distances to suit all levels.

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Location

Hosted at a selection of stunning and iconic castles across the UK, Ireland and France, the Castle Triathlon Series events all promise an inspirational and memorable race experience.

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Take part

We pride ourselves on offering a bespoke and tailored offering for all those wishing to take part and grateful for all those who want to be involved on the day.

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Training

We would always recommend training in preparation for any event, but how much you do, and the style you take is down to you.

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