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Super League Triathlon will head to Jersey for the fourth time as the spiritual home of the Championship Series welcomes back the best athletes in the sport. Jersey is a firm favourite on the Super League calendar, with many of the athletes describing it as their favourite race location in the world.
The community engagement and fantastic support from the local population, as well as a spectacular course, have helped make Jersey synonymous as a global triathlon destination. After swimming in the spectacular Elizabeth Marina, closed only for Super League events, the athletes have to run up a steep ramp into transition.
The bike course is one of the most challenging and technical on the circuit, demanding power surges and world-class handling to navigate. Spectators pack the course for the run before a spectacular finish line. Jersey will be the third stop of four in the 2021 Championship Series, meaning a jostle for position ready for the finale in Malibu, which will crown the champions.
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The Enduro is considered the most brutal format of all. Requiring endurance and tactics, the Enduro is a non-stop burst of nine back-to-back triathlon disciplines without any breaks. The easiest way to think about it is swim-bike-run repeated continuously three times in a row.
A focus on speed is a key demand of the Enduro because any athlete who falls more than 90 seconds behind the leader will be eliminated.
There are two Short Chutes up for grabs – the first for the fastest athlete over the opening swim and transition and the second for the first athlete to complete the opening bike stage and transition (all taken across the mount lines). Short Chutes are to be taken on the third and final run.
Athletes have a mass start. SBRx3 without breaks. The winner is the first athlete across the finish line upon completion of the entire race sequence.
Do you want to know how close you can compare times to some of the very highest level performers on the planet in the same location, with the same conditions and carried along by the same roaring crowd? Then the Age Group Races in Jersey’s St Helier are for you! View Age Group E-Brief ›
The Age Group races will take place on the morning of Sunday, 19th of September. Once the racing is completed, you’ll be greeted with a Super League Triathlon goodie bag, finishers medal and awards ceremony.
1 athlete completes all disciplines
Sprint for everyone! By choosing the Sprint Triathlon, you commit to an exciting challenge in all 3 disciplines. The race will be a swift swim - bike - run.
1 athlete Individual
Relay Team of 3
Each athlete completes 1 discipline
Sprint Relay is a perfect fit for athletes emphasizing one particular discipline: swim, bike or run. Excel in all 3 triathlon disciplines in a team of 3. Each member completes a single discipline, doing either swim, bike or run.
3 athletes Relay Team of 3
1 athlete completes all disciplines x2
Enduro is made for athletes who truly want to put themselves to the test. Athletes competing in the individual Enduro race complete a swim-bike-run twice.
Relay Team of 2 or 3
2 athletes: each completes 1 sequence 3 athletes: each completes 1 discipline
The Enduro Relay format comprises a swim-bike-run split between 2 or 3 athletes. In a team of 2, each member completes each sequence twice. In a team of 3, each member completes their chosen discipline twice.
2-3 athletes Relay Team of 2 or 3
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What is the Championship Series?
Super League Triathlon’s Championship Series is the season of races in which our athletes earn points towards the overall leaderboard. At the end of each season, the leaderboard decides who are crowned as the male and female Super League Triathlon Championship Series winners. The winners take home the coveted Boguslavskiy Trophy.
There are four events in the 2021 Championship Series, with amazing destinations around the world. Super League is the only globally broadcast series that answers the question: Who is the fastest triathlete in the world?
How do the races work?
Each race weekend features a star-studded men’s and women’s race, with everything on the line making it a nerve-wracking day for the athletes and compelling viewing for fans. All 20 men and 20 women to the start line hoping to get the better of one another across whichever of Super League’s unique race formats are being employed on that day.
The events have 1 of 4 formats – Enduro, Triple Mix, Equalizer or Eliminator – depending on the course and the racing excitement factor. And this is where Super League is truly unique. Our standard distances are:
Swim: 300m Bike: 4km Run: 1.6km
How do athletes score points?
Points are primarily accumulated according to the finish position of each weekend of the Championship Series. There are also cash bonuses to be accrued along the way for the fastest in the swim, bike and run disciplines across the Series. To see detailed race results or overall standings, please head over to leaderboards. The instant results may contain minor errors. They are finalized within 24 hours after the race takes place.
How many points do you get for a race?
The top 15 athletes score points across the regular Championship Series weekends. It is 15 for the winner down to 1 point for 15th place.
What’s the prize money on offer?
Super League offers a huge prize purse, which ensures the best talent on the start line and seriously competitive racing. There are prizes both for event finishes and the overall Championship Series leaderboard and the winners of the various coloured jerseys. Super League will announce its prize structure ahead of the start of the 2021 Championship Series.
On top of all that, every Super League athlete is guaranteed to be treated like a true professional. That means Super League pays for all flights, accommodation, food and provides all-around support, bike mechanics, physiotherapy, marketing, promotion, social media support and much more.
Want to find out more?
Check out the ultimate Championship Series Guide. It covers its essence, explains how the athletes are selected, describes the race formats and rules, deciphers how the points are scored, and reveals the amazing prizes.
Which race categories are available at the event?
Age Group › Super League Sprint Triathlon
Age Group › Super League Enduro Triathlon
Run Race › RBC Race for the Kids
How do I register for a race?
You can register for any Super League race of your choice by visiting Super League Jersey Registration or any race event page listed above.
What time do I need to arrive on race day?
It is recommended to arrive no later than 1 hour 30 minutes before the race starts. Please go to the registration zone located in the Fanzone. Always allow plenty of time to register, prepare your equipment and make your way to the Race Start.
Where can I find my results?
Please visit the section Results on our homepage. All results will be published not later than 7 days post Race.
Where is the lost & found?
Please visit the INFORMATION TENT located at the Fanzone.
Where can I find event related festivities?
For more information on event related festivities please visit the SPECTATE section.
Where can I watch the race?
To locate the best race viewing spots, please visit the SPECTATE section.
Can my friends and family cross the finish line with me?
The field of play / finish line is strictly for participants of the race.
Can I go into the medical tent to check on the injured relative or friend?
The access to the medical tent is restricted to the medical personnel and patients. If you are listed as an emergency contact, you will be notified.
For any further enquiries please visit the INFORMATION TENT.
For medical assistance as a participant or a spectator please reach out to any member of SLT staff who will be able to assist or radio through for medical assistance.
Are there any age restrictions?
The minimum age requirement for Age Group (adult) race participation is 18 years as of 31 Dec of the current year.
There is no minimum age to participate in the RBC Race for the Kids.
Can I change my personal and race details?
For personal detail changes, please email us at info@superleaguetriathlon. com.
Can I enter multiple events?
You may NOT enter multiple events on the same day.
Where can I see the course map?
Please visit the PARTICIPATE section.
Can I change my wave allocation and my start time?
Please email email@example.com if you wish to participate with a friend and we will do our best to facilitate your request.
When will I find out my start time?
Start times will be announced no later than 4 weeks prior to the event.
Can I have the same race start time as my friends?
Due to the nature of our events, course limitations and or mixed abilities of participants unfortunately we cannot guarantee the same start/wave as your friends.
Please email firstname.lastname@example.org and we will do our best to accommodate you.
Do I need race day insurance?
The event is covered under Super League Triathlons Public Liability insurance. The event is permitted by British Triathlon. If you are a British Triathlon Federation member, you are covered as part of your membership. All those who are not British Triathlon Federation members will be required to pay a £5 day license at the point of entry.
I have a disability. Can I still participate?
Our race course is not designed to guarantee safety for participants with a disability, but are happy to consider requests to see if we can accommodate you.
Please email requests to: email@example.com
My desired race category is not available.
Our formats and races change based on the locations of our events. Please check out our other events to see if your desired race is available at a different venue.
If the race registration has been closed, is there a waiting list?
Unfortunately, we do not operate a waiting list.
I can’t race, can I get a refund?
We do offer transfer or deferral of Race entries.
Please refer to the Terms & Conditions on our website for more information.
Can I transfer my slot to another athlete?
Unfortunately, due to Health & Safety we cannot allow participants to transfer their place to another athlete.
Where do I return my timing chip?
Please return your timing chip to one of the volunteers located in the finish area. If you leave the finish area without handing back your timing chip, please hand it in at the information tent in the village.
Who do I contact for lost property?
For lost property, please drop by the info tent at the Fanzone to file a report during the Fanzone operation hours.
To contact us after the event, please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Super League Triathlon is not responsible for any lost and/or damage items.
Can I listen to my music while I race?
For safety reasons personal music players are NOT allowed to be used during the race.
Can I use any stroke on the swim?
All strokes are allowed. If you wish to do backstroke, you must notify us prior to the event so we can allocate you to a specific wave.
Can I use disc brakes?
Yes. Disc brakes are allowed.
Can I use my disc wheel?
Disc wheels are allowed in non drafting races, but could still be banned on the basis of safety if wind speeds exceed certain tolerances and we would therefore recommend that all participants consider not using a disc wheel for this event.
Can I use tri bars on my bike?
Tri bars are fine to use.
Do I need a wetsuit?
The wetsuit rules for the event are in line with British Triathlon Federation rules and as such will depend on the water temperature on the day of the event. We therefore strongly recommend all participants come to the event with a wetsuit.
Does my bike helmet meet safety standards?
Helmets must be approved by a recognized national accredited testing authority and meet or exceed the safety standards of the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) and which is clearly labelled by the manufacturer as satisfying such standards.
How can I be sure that the water will be safe to swim in?
Super League takes the safety of its athletes very seriously and conducts Water Quality testing before allowing any athlete to swim.
Is the race draft legal?
All Age Group events are non drafting.
Is drink water available during the race?
Yes. Water is available during the run and at the finish.
Can I get a full refund if I provide a medical certificate?
We do offer transfer or deferral of Race entries. Please refer to the Terms & Conditions on our website for more information.
Where do I find more information on rules and regulations?
The event is run in line with British Triathlon Federation rules which can be found here. Any adaptations to these rules will be communicated in the participant guide no later than 4 weeks prior to the event.
Do I need a travel visa?
Please check visa requirements for travellers from your country by contacting the local embassy or visit Visa & Immigration Policies for more information.
Where can I book my accommodation?
The official event hotel is the Radisson Blu Waterfront.
Rue De L’Etau St Helier, Jersey
Phone: +44 1534 671 100
Website: Radisson Blu Waterfront
The only way to book the official event hotel is through this booking link.
What is the expected temperature in Jersey in September?
The average temperature is 16°C (61F), with the highest temperature of 18°C (64F) and the lowest temperature of 13°C (55F).
What is the water temperature in Jersey in September?
The average water temperature for September is approx. 16°C (61F).
The hugely popular RBC Race for the Kids is back. More than 1% of Jersey’s entire population participated in 2019, and even greater numbers are expected in 2021.
It offers the whole family, friends (and dogs) the chance to walk, wheel or run 2.5km or 5km and raise money for RBC’s chosen charity partner, Durrell Wildlife Conservation Trust, continuing to support Jersey’s youth through the Future Conservationists programme.
Venue: Elizabeth Marina
To find out more, visit RBC Race for the Kids Website.
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