2019 POWERADE POTCAKEMAN TRIATHLON
SUNDAY 10TH February at 7am

Race timing and provided by PROMPT.

Congratulations to all of the athletes and thank you for helping support BAARK!

Here are the results:

Sprint Triathlon – 750m Swim / 12-Mile Bike – 5k Run

Puppy Aquathon – Under 9 – 50m Swim / 1km Run

Junior Aquathon – 10-14 – 200m Swim / 1-Mile Run

Please direct any results inquiries to info@raceprompt.com

Photo: Lynn Pritchard completing the Sprint Triathlon

Thank you to Jason Cooper Photography & Film for donating his time and services to provide these great photos !

Registration and Fees
RACE FEES

Early Bird Rate – now until November 30th 2018
Individual Triathlon: $90
Relay pp Triathlon: $65
Junior Aquathon: $50
Puppy Aquathon: $50

December 1st to January 31st 2019
Individual Triathlon: $100
Relay pp Triathlon: $75
Junior Aquathon: $60
Puppy Aquathon: $60

February 1st to February 7th 2019
Individual Triathlon: $120
Relay pp Triathlon: $85
Junior Aquathon: $75
Puppy Aquathon: $75

REGISTRATION CLOSING DATE IS MIDNIGHT February 7th .
There will be NO exceptions or late entries.

We do have a max capacity for the race so register early to avoid disappointment ! Registration may close earlier if the maximum number of competitors are registered.

KIDS race is limited to 50 spots ! Register now so your little ones don’t miss out.

RACE DISTANCES
Adult Race Sprint Distance
Swim: 750m
Bike: 12 miles
Run: 5km

Junior Aquathon:
Ages 10-15
Swim: 200m
Run: 1 mile

Puppy Aquathon:
Ages 6-9
Swim: 50m
Run: 1km

AWARDS
There will be awards for both male and female overall top 3 placing in the triathlon.

There will then be top three awards given in the following age group categories.
Under 19
20-29
30-39
40-49
50-59
60+
Relays:
Awards will be given 3 deep in each category (male, female, mixed)

Kids Age Group Categories:
There will be an award for both boys and girls top 3 in the following age group categories

Junior Aquathon
13-15
10-12

Puppy Aquathon
6-9

Packet Pickup, Race Day

PACKET PICKUP

This year there will be NO PRE RACE Packet Pickup

Everyone will collect their timing chips, swim caps and get body marked the morning of the race.

You will collect your medals, Race T-shirts, coupons and goodies AFTER completing the race.

Race day Schedule

Please park at the Clifton Heritage parking lot and walk over to Jaws beach – there will be no car access to the beach.

0645 : Check in and transition area opens, body marking , swim caps, chip timing handout.
0750: Pre-race briefing, course and rules
0800: Transition area closes – all athletes
0800: Individual Race Start Men
0810: Individual Race Start Women
0820: Relay Race Start
0820-0900: Kids body marking and chip timing handout (set up shoes / transition)
0905: Kids race briefing on beach
0915: Junior tri starts
0945: Puppy tri Starts
1000: Awards Ceremony
1030: Raffle Draw

(parents please pay attention to the age groups called for kids race. You are responsible for your child starting in the right wave)

Refreshments will be available to purchase throughout the morning.

We encourage everyone to come early, watch the race and support the competitors. If you arrive after the race has started there may be some delays driving in to allow bikers to pass.

FAQ
Q. I’d like to participate but don’t have a bike.
A. No worries, contact Maria from Cycles Unlimited.

Q) Are wetsuits allowed during the swim?
A) No! The water is warm enough in the Bahamas to swim without a wetsuit


Q) Is this a good race for my first triathlon?

A) Yes! The triathlon race field will be small enough not to feel overwhelmed for a first timer. Remember, you don’t have to win you just have to tri ! Check out Beginner Triathlete for some training tips.


Q) Are helmets required for the bike?

A) Yes – safety first!


Q) Will there be water aid stations?

A) Yes one at the swim exit and 6 during the run course. Powerade and Dasani water will be available at all of them.


Q) What should I bring with me on race day?

A) Here is a printable list to make sure you bring everything you’ll need on the day of the race Checklist


Q) Is drafting allowed?

A) No drafting is not allowed, whilst on the bike you must keep at least 3 bikes lengths between you and the person in front. If you are passing you have 15 seconds to complete the pass. Please allow faster competitors to pass and do not block. If you are caught drafting you will face a time penalty.


Q) Are time trial bikes allowed in the race?

A) Yes they are


Q) Can you refund my entry?

A) Unfortunately no. All of the money raised from this event goes towards Baark’s spay/neuter programs in the Bahamas.


Q) I want to do a relay but don’t have a team.

A) Please contact the event organizers who will put you in touch with other people looking to be part of a relay team.


Q) I don’t want to / can’t register online

A) Please email sarah@baarkbahamas.org for a paper registration form. This will need to be filled in and brought, along with the registration fee to one of the event organizers in person before the end of March.


Q) Are headphones / iPods allowed?

A) They are only allowed on the run course. They are prohibited from the bike and is a DISQUALIFICATION offense. No exceptions

Volunteers
We need a lot of volunteers to make the event possible, please contact us if you would like to help.  All volunteers will receive a T-shirt and refreshments.

If you don’t want to compete in the race this is a great way get involved and take part.

Must be able to attend a pre-race meeting as well as on the race day

Contact Sarah at sarah@baarkbahamas.org

Course Map

Sponsors, Donors and Race Day Providers

Presenting Sponsor:

Gold Sponsors:

Silver Sponsors:

Bronze Sponsors:

Race Crew Sponsored By:

Junior/Puppy Aquathon Sponsored By:

Event Providers:

Raffle Donors: