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LIMITED TIME ONLY – EVENT TRI KITS
Purchase an event branded Tri Kit from Scody. ONLY AVAILABLE FROM TODAY UNTIL FRIDAY 24th MAY 2013
Thanks to Scody, you can compete at this years event in SunSmart Ironman 70.3 Busselton branded Tri Kits. These great quality suits are the same style as current Australian Long Course Champs, Melissa Hausclidt and Tim Berkel wear!
Back by popular demand! Sales are open from now until FRIDAY 24th MAY 2013. Kits will be delivered by the end of June 2013.
Prices as follow:
Tri Top: $110
Tri Shorts: $110
Congratulations to the following competitors who have qualified for the 2013 Ironman 70.3 World Championships.
Congratulations to Brad Kahlefeldt and Liz Blatchford – our 2013 70.3 Busselton Champions
RACE DAY PARKING
Parking will be available at two areas for the event.
- Signal Park (Cnr of Queen Street and Marine Tce)
- Barnard Park Central (entry off Carey Street) Access only from 4:30am til 6:30am and then from 3:00pm onwards
TO PARK IN THESE AREAS A GOLD COIN DONATION IS REQUIRED.
Please note – if you choose to park on Barnard Park Central you will only have access from 4:30am til 6:30am. After this time you will not have access to leave the car park until 3:00pm. Please make sure you are aware of this prior to choosing to park on Barnard Park Central. Access will not be restricted at Signal Park.
PLEASE DO NOT PARK ON THE VERGE AROUND MARINE TCE PARKING INSPECTORS WILL BE OUT AND ABOUT AND YOU WILL GET A TICKET
Tickets to the Athlete Dinner are sold out. If any more tickets become available they will be for sale at Athlete Services on Friday 10th May between 9am and 6pm or at the Door of the Dinner from 6:00pm.
The ticket gives you access to the athlete dinner that takes place between 6:00pm and 7:30pm on Saturday 11th May 2013. At 7:30pm once the dinner is finished the doors will be open to general public for the awards ceremony and the after party.
Click on the links below to access the start list and race numbers for both the Teams and Individual SunSmart Ironman 70.3 Busselton 2013
Click below to download the Athlete Information Guide
As part of the Annual SunSmart Busselton Festival of Triathlon the SunSmart Ironman 70.3 will take place in Busselton on Saturday 11th May 2013. The event will see 1600 individuals and 500 teams compete in the event over a 1.9km swim, 90.1km cycle and 21.1km run.
The event will be staged once again from Barnard Park and will start at 6.45am adjacent to the jetty. For competitors to participate in complete safety there will be full and part road closures on the cycle course route as shown on the attached maps.
FRIDAY 10th MAY 2013:
There will also be road closures on Friday 10th of May between 2.00pm and 5.00pm for the SunSmart Kids Triathlon. GEOGRAPHE BAY RD TO FORD RD, GEORGETTE ST, CAREY ST AND MILNE STREETS BETWEEN MARINE TCE & GEOGRAPHE BAY RD. This should cause little disruption to residents.
SATURDAY 11th MAY 2013:
GEOGRAPHE BAY ROAD EAST & SCOUT ROAD will be closed from 4.00am to 5pm.
GUERIN ST, CAREY ST and parts of NAVIGATION WAY & PEEL TCE will be closed from 6am until 4pm. This also applies to Layman Rd and Tuart Drive.
During the event, residents wishing to cross Guerin St should cross at MARINE TCE. To cross CAREY ST, please do so at ADELAIDE ST, KENT ST OR FAIRBAIRN RD which are managed crossings. Whilst access to your residence is unrestricted, the cooperation of all residents affected by the closures is sought to only use the roads for emergency and necessary travel.
We also kindly ask that LAYMAN RD be used as little as possible between 7am and 4pm and please follow instructions as directed by traffic managers and volunteer course marshals. For residents on GEOGRAPHE BAY RD (BETWEEN SCOUT RD & GUERIN ST) please exit with caution to your nearest corner to the east as Cyclists will be travelling west to east on this road. You will need to travel in the right lanes to do this, in the same direction as cyclists. The event starts at 6.45am and will include an evening function on Barnard Park East. Noise levels will be monitored during the event. www.busseltonhalf.com
For further information on any matters related to the event please call Race Management on 0433 537 311. Any queries during the Event Function (Saturday 11th May from 6pm) please contact 0409 916 553.
Due to an increase in competitors at the 2013 SunSmart Ironman 70.3 Busselton event, Athlete Check-in and Bike Check in will now take place from 9:00am til 6:00pm on Friday 10th May 2013 at Barnard Park Busselton. Please ensure you take note of the following:
ATHLETE CHECK IN PROCEDURE
- It is compulsory for all participants to register on Friday 10th May 2013 between 9am and 6pm only, at the Athlete Check-in marquee within the Expo area on Barnard Park. Please make sure you plan your trip to Busselton to make it to registration on time. No early or late registrations will be permitted. ALL individuals
- ALL team competitors must register betwenn the above stated times.
- The registration marquee will be located in the Registration and Expo Area.
- All participants must bring with them some form on PHOTO ID or TA membership Card. You cannot register without identification.
The following products will be provided on course at SunSmart Ironman 70.3 Busselton 2013.
- 32GI Endure Drink – Orange flavour provided in 32GI Drink Bottles
- Water – Provided in Green Bikesure Bottles
- 32GI Endure Drink -Lime, Raspberry and Peach Flavour
- 32GI Chews – Rasberry, Orange, Peach and Lime
- 32GI Tabs – Rasberry, Orange, Peach and Lime
For more information about 32GI and their products please go to http://www.32gi.com.au/
From Bondi to Busso – Professional Lifeguard Andrew “Reidy” Reid will head to WA to take on SunSmart Ironman 70.3 Busselton to be held on Saturday 11th May 2013.
“I’m really looking forward crossing our beautiful country to race at the SunSmart Ironman 70.3, everyone keeps telling me what an amazing place it is and I just can’t wait to see it for myself” says Reidy.
While in Perth, Reidy will be working with Triathlon WA to promote the message of the importance of being healthy and active. Reidy will attend a number of Perth based and Busselton based schools to talk to students about the sport, the SunSmart Busselton Festival of Triathlon and how to stay healthy. Reidy will be at the finish line of the SunSmart Kids Triathlon held on Friday 10th May 2013 at Barnard Park in Busselton to greet all the participants and to present the kids with their medals.
Reidy will join over 3000 participants who will take on the SunSmart Ironman 70.3 Busselton Triathlon, Part of the SunSmart Busselton Festival of Triathlon on the 11th May 2013.
The SunSmart Busselton Festival of Triathlon comprises a series of 3 day events culminating in the SunSmart Ironman 70.3 Triathlon on Saturday 11th May 2013. In lead up to the festival, professional athletes travelling from all around the country will impart some of their esteemed knowledge and skills to local coaches, schools and triathletes. The Festival begins on Thursday 9th May with the Chat with the Pros. Friday morning is host to the Charity Breakfast at The Goose Café, followed by the Village Expo opening at 9am exhibiting local and national retailers’. There are numerous activities for all the community to join in during the day. Friday afternoon sees the SunSmart Kids Triathlon, which forms part of the triathlon calendar for many of the local and visiting children. Saturday is race day for the SunSmart Ironman 70.3 and Teams event. The festival concludes on Saturday evening with the Athlete Function/Medal Ceremony. In 2012 the festival brought more than 12,000 tourists to the seaside town of Busselton for a weekend of exciting racing and community engagement.
SunSmart Ironman 70.3 Busselton is currently the largest event of its type in Australia and the Southern Hemisphere. In 2013 the event will attract more than 1600 individuals and 500 teams, totalling more than 3000 competitors participating at the event. Along with this over 15,000 spectators will line the foreshore of Busselton to cheer on the athletes over the 1.9km swim, 90.1km bike and 21.1km run course. Busselton has been the home of this event since 2002 and has continued to grow from year to year.
For more information on Reidy please go to
Information on the SunSmart Busselton Festival of Triathlon can be found at www.busseltonhalf.com
Thanks to 32GI and nutrition works for presenting at the nutrition seminar in March 2013.
For those who were not at the seminar please click the logos below to access the notes provided by both presenters
Change of date and venue for Roll Down and Athlete Qualification for Ironman World Championship Slots 2013
CHANGE OF DATE AND VENUE FOR ATHLETE ROLL DOWN 2013. Roll Down will now take place on Sunday 12th May 2012 at 10am at the GOOSE CAFE BUSSELTON
Qualification for Ironman 70.3 World Championships 2013– Lake Las Vegas
SunSmart Ironman 70.3 Busselton will offer 25 Age Group qualifying slots to the 2012 Ironman 70.3 World Championships taking place on Sept 8 2013 in Henderson, Nevada. For more information please log onto www.ironmanvegas.com
Note: To claim their slot, all athletes must be present at Roll Down on Sunday 12th May 2012 at 10am at the GOOSE CAFE BUSSELTON
For Fast Facts about the event please click here
Triathlon WA will be providing a free shuttle bus to get you to and from the Athlete Function on Saturday 11th May 2013. Please see below the pick up/drop off times and locations!
Looking for a way to get to and from Busselton?
Veolia Transport has 4 Bus services per day leaving the Domestic Airport and 2 Bus services per day leaving from the Perth International Airport. Please go the Veolia Transport website for more information and booking details.
Triathlon Western Australia is delighted to announce the new prize pool for 2013 SunSmart Ironman 70.3 Busselton. Below outlines the prize pool that is on offer.
SunSmart Ironman 70.3 Busselton has a total prize pool of $19,000 and will be allocated as outlined below.
PLEASE NOTE: To be eligible for any of the below prizes you must be a confirmed FINISHER of the event.
Professional Category – $15,000 AUD
Only Professional Athletes competing in the Professional category and eligible for the prize money. The prize money is split as follows:
Note that prize money will be paid as per the WTC protocols in relations to times and drug testing results
Individual Primes – $1,200 AUD
Professional athletes and Age Group Athletes are both eligible for Primes.
The Individual Primes prize money will be split as follows:
Individual Age Group Incentives
Only Age Group Individual athletes are eligible for the Age Group Incentives.
The Individual Age Group incentives will be split as follows:
Please note: Entries to the 2014 event cannot be transferred or deferred
Team Primes – $1,200 AUD
Only Team competitors are eligible for the Teams’ prize money and Primes.
Team Primes will be split as follows:
Team Prize Money – $1,800 AUD
Team Prize Money will be split as follows:
As you may be aware, the 2013 SunSmart Busselton Festival of Triathlon incorporating the SunSmart Ironman 70.3 Busselton Triathlon will be taking place on Friday 10th – Sunday 12th May 2013. The event continues to grow annually with more than 3000 participants to take part in the event in 2013. Together with our event partners, contractors and sponsors, we will once again improve and increase both the profile and the operations of the event for 2013. For the first time in the event history, entries to the event sold out in less than 3 hours. It is estimated that more than 15,000 people will descend on the coastal South West town of Busselton for the weekend.
As a provider of sporting/fitness equipment and merchandise we would like to offer you the opportunity to display your products at our event in our Expo Village. The Expo Village is situated on Barnard Park on the foreshore in Busselton and serves as a hub of activity from early on Friday 10th May through to the evening of Saturday 11th May 2013.
To confirm your attendance at the event please complete the attached booking form and return with a copy of your Certificate of Currency and payment at your earliest convenience. Places are limited so please secure your booking ASAP.For any further information in regards to the Expo please contact Ashleigh Davis, Event Manager on 08 9444 0406 or [email protected]
Click Here to read the Retail Expo Information pack
Click here to access the booking form.