The will be two bidon Exchanges on the bike course. The first is on outward journey on Tuart Drive, approximately 200metres after the left hand turn from Layman Road. The second will be on the return journey on Layman Road just after the right hand turn from Tuart Drive. An area to discard your empty bidons will be set up prior to the each bidon exchange, on the left hand side of the road. The first one will be just prior to the corner of the left hand turn from Layman Road. The second will be prior to the right hand turn into Lyman The pick up will also be located on your left hand side. Please take extreme care of volunteers and fellow competitors at the Bidon Exchange. If you are discarding and/or receiving a bidon, please slow down on approach and move to the left hand side of the road to allow other participants a clear course to pass on the right. Participants are reminded to slow down to ensure you secure the item you require. Participants are also reminded the Bidon exchange and all Aid Stations are manned by local volunteers who are generously donating their time. During the Bike Course, please only discard empty bidons at the disposal area before you reach the bidon exchange to receive a full bidon. Competitors found discarding bidons on the course other than at the disposal area may receive a penalty. Please note: there is no provision for the return of any personal bidons. Triathlon WA will be providing all competitors with recyclable/eco-friendly bidons at the event. We are encouraging all competitors to become more conscious of the type of bidons they purchase on an ongoing basis and as such bring along to the event. As most athlete dispose of at least 2 of their own bidons at the event, we could encourage that these all to be recyclable/eco-friendly bidons. Over time and through active awareness strategies, we aim to have all bidons disposed of at the event eco-friendly by 2013. Drinks will be dispensed in the following way
WATER ——- 32GI ENDURE ——— WATER
There will be four (4) Aid Stations situated on the run course.
- The first Aid Station will be located directly adjacent to transition on the road.
- The second Aid Station will be located approximately half way along the run course.
- The third will be located at the run turnaround.
- The fourth will be opposite the second Aid Station but positioned on the roadside rather than the footpath.
All Aid Stations will be single sided except Aid Station 3 (which is double sided) and will supply the following:
- 32GI Endure
- 32GI Chews and Tabs
RUBBISH ON COURSE
Triathlon WA is endeavouring to make the Busselton Festival of Triathlon a “green event” and as such will be following key principles in ensuring that recycling is achieved at this event. Please be conscious of all recycling bins and discard all waste in the correct recycling bins.
Please be considerate of the local environment and refrain from discarding any waste, on the Course. This request applies for empty bidons which should not, under any circumstance, be discarded other than at the Bidon discard and exchange area and as mentioned earlier,. There is provision in the rules penalty for any indiscretions.