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37th Triathlon Race Information
(A) Individual (B) Relay
Organizers Kaike Triathlon Association, Tottori Prefectural Tourism Association and Yonago City Tourism Association
Co-organizers Tottori Prefectural Government, Yonago City Hall, Sakaiminato City Hall, Nanbu Town Hall, Daisen Town Hall, Hiezu Village Hall, San-in Shinpan and Kaike Onsen Ryokan Association
Special Sponsor Shin Nihonkai Newspaper
Sponsors Japan Tourism Agency, Tottori Prefectural Board of Education, Tottori Prefectural Sports Association, Yonago City Board of Education, Yonago City Sports Association, Yonago Chamber of Commerce and Industry, West Tottori Federation of Small Business Youthful Association, Yonago Young Entrepreneurs Group, Japan Triathlon Union, Tottori, Tottori Triathlon Association, NHK Tottori Broadcasting Station, BSS San-in Broadcasting Station, Nihonkai TV, San-in Chuo Television, San-in Chuo Shimpo, Yomiuri Shimbun – Yonago Office, Mainichi Newspapers – Tottori Office, Asahi Shimbun – Yonago Office, Sankei Shimbun – Tottori Office, Jiji Press – Yonago Office, Kyodo News – Tottori Office, TV Asahi – Tottori Office, FM-Sanin, Chukai Cable Television
Supporters San-in Shinpan Group
 (Teleplaza, Hotel Wakow, Sanmedia, SC Service, Wakow Nursing Care Service)
Daisen Ham, San-in Sanso Group(San-in Sanso Corporation, Nissan Prince Tottori sale, Sanrei Foods Corporation),
Kaike Race Event Community (Work Support,Sankyo Rental,Ueda Event,Kowa),
Mitsubishi Electric Building Techno-Service, Ito En, Coca-Cola West, San-in Godo Bank, H+B Life Science,Daisen Nyugyo Agricultural Cooperative Association,
Ezaki Glico POWER PRODUCTION, K2 Company, etc.
Race Date Sunday, 16th July 2017
Race Headquarters Dora Dora Park Yonago Athletic Field (Yonago Municipal Higashiyama Sports Park)
Race locations
Swim Sea of Japan, off Kaike Onsen Beach
(Kaike Onsen Beach ~ back of Yonago Kaike Shimin Pool)
Bike Yonago Kaike Shimin Pool ~ Kokuritsu Koen-Daisen Sanroku Road ~
Yonago Kaike Shimin Pool (1 city and 4 towns/village)
Run Yonago Kaike Shimin Pool ~ Sakaiminato City ~
Dora Dora Park Yonago Athletic Field
Race Details
Swim 3㎞
Bike 140㎞
Run 42.195㎞
(A)
All of the above 3 legs to be consecutively completed by one competitor.
(B)
For the relay, 3 members in each team are to complete the swim, bike and run legs respectively.
Capacity
(A)
Individual: 940 competitors
(B)
Relay: 60 teams
☆ Up to 4 people (substitute included) may apply. Mixed (men and women) teams are also accepted.
Entry fees
(A)
39,000 Yen (entry to awards party and accident insurance included)
(B)
48,000 Yen (entry to awards party and accident insurance included)
* Online payments may incur additional fees.
Eligibility At the time of race, athletes need to be at least 19 years of age and in good health condition with experience in competing at swimming, cycling and marathon events. They also need to be aware of competition rules and demonstrate etiquette as an athlete. All competitors are required to be physically fit with sufficient energy to comfortably complete the race within the given time.
Schedule
Saturday, 15th July 10:00 ~ 12:30 Inspection of bike course
(one section only)
14:00 ~ 15:00 Registration of athletes
15:00 ~ 17:00 Opening ceremony & briefing of rules (everyone to attend)
Sunday, 16th July  5:30 ~ Check-in begins
 7:00 ~ Race begins
21:30 Race ends
Mon. (public holiday),
17th July
 9:30 ~ 10:00 Check-in
10:00 ~ 12:00 Awards Ceremony & party
* Opening/closing ceremonies will be held at Yonago Convention Center (opposite JR Yonago Station)
Course time limit
Swim  7:00 ~  9:00  
Bike ~ 15:30  
Run ~ 21:30 (Overall time limit: 14 hours and 30 minutes)
How to apply Fill in the necessary information and send your application form to the triathlon headquarters.
You can also apply on our website: http://www.kaike-triathlon.com
(Application forms may not be accepted if incomplete or information is found to be insufficient.)
Accepting applications 20th February ~ 31st March 2017 (no later)
Send applications to: All Japan Triathlon Kaike Headquarters
3-1-1 Kaike Onsen, Yonago City, Tottori Prefecture, 683-0001, Japan
TEL: +81-859-34-2819  FAX: +81-859-22-7415
Selection of athletes
(A)
Applications will be screened and selected if the number of applications go over the capacity.
(B)
As of this year, competing teams will be selected by lot.
Special entry “Furusato Tax Limit”: The co-organizing local governments will grant eligibility to a few “Furusato Tax” applicants through a lucky draw.
Notice of selection Selections will be made at the 1st and 2nd screening sessions and notices will be sent out to successful applicants at the end of April. Unsuccessful applicants will also be notifie.
Entry procedures Upon receiving the notice of selection, successful applicants are to follow payment procedures by paying the entry fee by the designated due date. Please be sure to contact the triathlon office if you wish to withdraw from the race.
Please also note that failure of payment by the due date will lead to cancelation of application. If the number of applicants falls below capacity, unsuccessful applicants who indicated to be on the waiting list will be screened again.
Attention!
(A)
  1. Start and finish for swimming and cycling legs will be at Kaike Hot Spring, however, final finish point will be at Dora Dora Park Yonago Athletic Field (Higashiyama-cho, Yonago City) where the triathlon headquarters will be located.
  2. Opening and closing ceremonies will be held at Yonago Convention Centre (opposite JR Yonago Station).
  3. Please be aware that preliminary inspections and trials are permitted only at one section of the course.
  4. Athletes are responsible for their own safety and need to carry out their own bike maintenance.
    A pay bike service station, however, will be set up on the day of the opening ceremony.
  5. According to a revised section of Tottori Prefectural Road Traffic Act’s administrative instructions, cyclists are required to install a bike bell (warning device).
  6. As we will not be controlling traffic during the race, you are required to abide by traffic rules whilst on public roads.
  7. For safety reasons, there may be changes to the race course depending on road and traffic conditions.
  8. Competitors need to not only be fit and capable of completing the race but also demonstrate sportsmanship as triathletes to meet minimum eligibility requirements.
  9. Competitors may be disqualified even after selection for participation in the event they act in a manner that is offensive to public order and morals or if otherwise determined by the organizers.
(B)
  1. For the relay, 3 members in each team are to complete the swim, bike and run legs respectively.
  2. Start and finish for swimming and cycling legs will be at Kaike Hot Spring, however, final finish point will be at Dora Dora Park Yonago Athletic Field (Higashiyama-cho, Yonago City) where the triathlon headquarters will be located
  3. Opening and closing ceremonies will be held at Yonago Convention Centre (opposite JR Yonago Station)
  4. Please be aware that preliminary inspections and trials are permitted only at one section of the course.
  5. Athletes are responsible for their own safety and need to carry out their own bike maintenance. A pay bike service station, however, will be set up on the day of the opening ceremony.
  6. According to a revised section of Tottori Prefectural Road Traffic Act’s administrative instructions, cyclists are required to install a bike bell (warning device).
  7. As we will not be controlling traffic during the race, you are required to abide by traffic rules whilst on public roads.
  8. For safety reasons, there may be changes to the race course depending on road and traffic conditions.
  9. Competitors need to not only be fit and capable of completing the race but also demonstrate sportsmanship as triathletes to meet minimum eligibility requirements.
  10. Competitors may be disqualified even after selection for participation in the event they act in a manner that is offensive to public order and morals or if otherwise determined by the organizers.
  11. The relay award will be excluded as of this year.
Awards
  1. Open male     1st - 8th
  2. Open female  1st – 6th
  3. Male and female age groups
    * 1st – 3rd winners of each category (open male/female winners excluded)
    ①19-24 age group  ②25-29 age group  ③30-34 age group
    ④35-39 age group  ⑤40-44 age group  ⑥45-49 age group
    ⑦50-54 age group  ⑧55-59 age group  ⑨60-64 age group
    ⑩65+ age group
  4. Special Award (San-in Shinpan Award)
    * Awarded to local Tottori/Shimane athletes
  5. Club Award (Tottori Governor’s Cup) 1st – 3rd
    * The most outstanding club will be determined by calculating the times of top 3 members (individuals) from each club.
Provision of items
  1. Swimming cap with race number
  2. Race numbers for bikes and running (4 bibs and safety pins)
  3. 2 transition bags and 1 bag for your clothes.
  4. Results sheet (closing ceremony)
  5. Souvenir sports towels (at end of race and closing ceremony)
Please bring all other items that you will need for the race.
Completion Prizes
(A)
  1. Certificate of Completion (closing ceremony)
  2. Specially made T-shirt for finishing the race
(B)
  1. Certificate of Completion (closing ceremony)
Property rights All images related to this triathlon shall remain the property of organizers.

* Personal information received will be handled in compliance with privacy laws and will not be used without the consent of the individual other than for sending selection notices and information related to the triathlon to the individual.