Singha International Triathlon CHIANG RAI 2019 is run under Triathlon Thailand competition rules and tab sports regulations
The race distances are 1.5km swim; 48 km bike and 11 km run for Olympic distance.
At all times competitors must obey the instructions of Race officials and Police Officers and beware of vehicular transport. Any competitor who fails to obey the instructions of Race officials or the Police will be removed from the Event and disqualified. The Event Director and Race Referee have the discretion to disqualify competitors.
Please obey all traffic laws and regulations at all times and treat all parts of the course as open to the public and vehicles at all times. While some parts of the course may be closed to public access, residential, emergency and Event vehicles will be using the course, and all road rules and regulations must therefore be followed at all times. Left hand drive rules apply.
Singha International Triathlon CHIANG RAI 2019 is an invitation event, and the Event organizers may refuse entry to any competitor, on any grounds, and at their own discretion without explanation.
The Event Medical Team will have ultimate discretion and the final decision as to the suitability of a competitor to continue in the Event, and likewise if they should be withdrawn from the Event.
No competitor may use any banned substances with the intent to improve their performance, eliminate the sense of fatigue or for any other purpose. Doping tests will be performed.
It is important that all competitors exhibit good behavior and sportsmanlike conduct, and treat fellow competitors, Event organizers, volunteers and contractors with courtesy and respect. Failure to do so may result in disqualification at any time before, during or after the Event.
If a competitor withdraws from the Event they must advise the course officials of their withdrawal immediately. Any competitor failing to do so and being the subject of a resulting search and rescue operation will incur all costs relating to this exercise if they are found to be in their accommodation or other such safe place.
Singha International Triathlon CHIANG RAI 2019 reserves the right to alter rules, regulations, Event course and venues at any time provided athletes are advised prior to the Event, or if such a change is in the interest of competitor safety.
No headphones or headsets may be worn during swim or bike legs of the event. Personal MP3 players are permitted on the run leg. Volume must be at a level that allows outside noise to be heard. If an official is not heard by an athlete due to excessive volume, the Event reserve the right to remove the MP3 player in the interest of safety.
Singha International Triathlon CHIANG RAI 2019 competitors may not compete with a bare torso.
Each competitor must be familiar with the entire course and it is their responsibility to follow the correct route.
Any protests must be lodged with the Race Referee within two hours of the athlete finishing the Event, or within two hours of their disqualification (if relevant) and must be accompanied by a 1,000 THB judgment fee. If their protest is upheld, the 1,000 THB will be refunded in full. If the protest is not upheld, the fee will be forfeited.
In the case of bad weather, Singha International Triathlon CHIANG RAI 2019 reserves the right to convert the Event to duathlon status in the interests of competitor safety but will not be held liable for any loss as a result of such a decision. If the conditions are still deemed to be unsafe to run a duathlon, Singha International Triathlon CHIANG RAI 2019 has sole discretion, and may cancel the Event without obligation to refund entry fees.
Singha International Triathlon CHIANG RAI 2019 may test any athlete for the use of a prohibited substance at its own discretion. A positive test will result in disqualification.
Prize money shall not be paid out until all drug-testing results are confirmed.
Age Group categories will be in 5 year increments and must have at least 10 entrants to qualify as a category. Trophies will be awarded to the top three in each age group so long as they are an official category. The age groups are: 18-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60+.
Individual athletes must be a minimum of 18-years-old on race day.
Team athletes must be a minimum of 18-years-old on race day.
Provided race numbers must be visible at all times throughout the race.
All athletes must register during the allocated times and attend the compulsory race briefing. All individuals and teams must rack their bicycles during the allocated times - there will be no exceptions to this rule. The Event organizers reserve the right to disqualify anyone not adhering to these rules.