the 2019 Boardwalk Triathlon


Sprint and Olympic courses all levels!
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the 2019 Boardwalk Triathlon

Event Details


The 22nd annual Boardwalk Triathlon sponsored by Diamonds International and Taloula Mango Restaurant takes place on June 2nd 2019.

Two distances:
Sprint - 750M Swim, 20Km Bike, 5Km Run
Olympic - 1500M Swim, 40Km Bike, 10Km Run

Age Categories for Individual Men & Women. Additional categories are Teams and Juniors.

Start Time: 7:00am at the Taloula Mango Restaurant at the St. Rose Arcade on the Boardwalk in Philipsburg, St. Maarten.

Registration takes place from May 27th till June 1st at Tri-Sport in Marigot and in Simpsonbay.

Entry Fee is $30 per person, and $25 Team Members and Juniors (under 18). Includes a swim cap, T-Shirt and a great breakfast.

For visiting athletes: The Passagraham Hotel, Divi Resort and Holland House, located right at the start on the Boardwalk, are all offering great rates to participants. If you would like more information, contact us at info@trisportsxm.com

Course:
Sprint
Swim - Triangle Swim in Front of Taloula Mango - 750M
Bike - 20Km - Leave from Taloula, along Front Street, crossing the bridge onto Yrausquin Blv. and turning left towards Pondfill. Follow Pondfill over Prins Bernard Bridge, then up to Grand Marche and ride around the roundabout returning along the same route to the small bridge where you exited Front Street at the start of the ride. Complete this lap three times before returning to the transition via Back Street.
Run - 5Km - The run is two laps of the Boardwalk, heading towards Greenhouse first, crossing the pedestrian bridge to Bobby's Marina, and returning via the second bridge. Continue on the Boardwalk until the very end after Walter Plantz Square, then to the end of the small Cay, and back to transition. Run this loop twice.

Olympic
Swim - Triangle Swim of 750M x 2 - 1500M
Bike - 40Km - Leave from Taloula, along Front Street, crossing the bridge onto Yrausquin Blv. and turning left towards Pondfill. Follow Pondfill over Prins Bernard Bridge, then up to Grand Marche and continue up AJC Brouwers Road on Cay Hill, turning left down Link One and then passing Divi Little Bay and Great Bay Sonesta Hotel. Turn left before Front Street and right at Vlaun and Sons, back to the small bridge where you exited Front Street at the start of the ride. Complete this lap four times before returning to the transition via Back Street.
Run - 10Km - The run is four laps of the Boardwalk, heading towards Greenhouse first, crossing the pedestrian bridge to Bobby's Marina, and returning via the second bridge. Continue on the Boardwalk until the very end after Walter Plantz Square, then to the end of the small Cay, and back to transition. Run this loop four times.

Rules:
• All Teams must be of MIXED GENDER (Actually, this is a Malcolm Maidwell Rule and we like it!)
• Every swimming participant must be BODY MARKED
• Racers must MOUNT and DISMOUNT in specified areas of the TRANSITION AREA
• NO RIDING in the TRANSITION AREA. The Transition area is only for the INDIVIDUAL ATHLETES, not TEAMS. Only INDIVIDUAL ATHLETES are authorized to ENTER the TRANSITION AREA.
• You must have a properly fitted HELMET, which must be buckled before leaving the transition area
• A SWIMCAP is mandatory
• Men (and Women) must wear a TOP in the CYCLING and RUNNING LEGS, even if some would prefer otherwise.....
• This is a NON DRAFTING event, which means that you must maintain a 7 meter distance behind any rider, or motorized vehicle, and 3 meters when passing in the bicycle leg. Judges will be following the cyclists on the route, and will note down your number if you are caught drafting. A 2-minute penalty will be applied to your finish time if you are caught drafting.
Swimmers and runners may draft
• Do not dispose of garbage along the course. Throw your gel or bar packets into a garbage container or keep them with you until you can dispose of them properly. You can throw your water stop cups on the course as they will be picked up by volunteers.
• NO HEADPHONES during the event. No excuses, no stories, just listen to the birds why don’t you.
• Your RACE NUMBER must be displayed on the front of the body and be visible to the volunteers at all times
• You must follow the directions of the RACE DIRECTOR and VOLUNTEERS by way of cones and markings on the course. No shortcuts!
• The ROADS ARE OPEN TO TRAFFIC, so you must watch out for your own safety, and obey traffic rules
• You, and only you must COUNT your own laps
• No OUTSIDE ASSISTANCE, apart from refreshments by official water stops
• Inform the Time Keeping Officials if you ABANDON the race or made an error in your laps or course route.

For any questions, you can call us at +1-721-545-4384