Summer Sunset Series for Triathalon Enthusiasts

summer-sunset-series-photoThe BVI Triathlon Federation will be holding an unofficial bonus Summer Series for training and fun during June and July – the Summer Sunset Series. The races will be duathlon-style and be either Swim/Bike, Bike/Run, or Swim/Run. The races will be held on the National Sprint Championships course and will be the Sprint distances – 750-metre swim, 20-kilometre bike, five-kilometre run. The races, for individuals only, will start Saturday evenings at 5pm at Sandy Spit, West End, and should only take about an hour.

The Series will comprise six races with the best of four to score:

  • June 15 – Swim/Bike
  • June 22 – Bike/Run
  • June 29 – Swim/Run
  • July 13 – Swim/Bike
  • July 20 – Bike/Run
  • July 27 – Swim/Run

Formula One scoring will be used:

1st : 25 points 2nd : 18 points 3rd : 15 points 4th : 12 points 5th : 10 points 6th : 8 points 7th : 6 points 8th : 4 points 9th : 2 points 10th : 1 point

Because of the unofficial nature of the events, there will be no entry fees, no prizes, no water provided, and no timekeeping beyond scoring positions! Bring a cooler for post-race refreshment or adjourn to the Fish N Lime…