Rules And Info

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  • Plan to arrive at least one hour prior to your race to park and register. Park only in designated areas specifically marked for the event.
  • Your race packet may be picked up at the Firehouse on the day of the event starting at 7:00 am.
  • Bike helmets are mandatory for the race. They must be ANSI or SNELL certified.
  • Participants with underage children, trailers, tag-along bikes or child carriers will be disqualified from participating.
  • When biking, stay on the right side of the road at all times. The race course has contestants riding the roads heading both directions; right-of-way goes to person in front.
  • At the canoe launch site, before entering the canoe, place your bike in the area marked with your heat number.
  • Two-man rental canoes are provided by Northbrook Canoe Co. For all Recreational Racers, No PRO canoes allowed.
  • Enter the water only after both partners are present.
  • During the paddle race, the canoe in front has the right of way.
  • At the end of the race, beach your canoe in the marked area.
  • When power walking or pacing, one foot must be in contact with the ground at all times. You will be disqualified for running!
  • You are permitted to run with your bike, during the biking part of the race.
  • Your time will be recorded when you cross the official race line in front of the West Bradford Firehouse. An impartial Race Judging Committee will mediate disputes.
  • All food and beverages are provided at the event by the Triathlon’s official vendors located at the race site outside the Four Dogs Tavern and in front of the Firehouse. Personal picnics, food and beverages are not permitted at the event.
  • Proof of age and personal ID is required for the purchase of alcohol.
  • Bike inspections will not be provided on the day of the event. Each entrant is responsible for ensuring that their bike is mechanically safe. The West Bradford Fire Company and the Marshalton Triathlon Festival, Inc. are not responsible for any damages or injuries resulting from improper or unsafe bicycles.
  • All participants and spectators are expected to behave with proper decorum and show good sportsmanship. Abuse of race officials will not be tolerated and may result in suspension from future events.
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