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1 Trilogy is getting ready for Budapest, But is Budapest ready for Trilogy! World Triathlon Age Group Championships 2010 Athlete & Supporter Guide Trilogy Triathlon Club 8-13 September 2010

2 Trilogy is getting ready for Budapest, But is Budapest ready for Trilogy! Agenda Travel Arrangements Accommodation Details House Rules Budapest - General Information Budapest – Top 5 Things to do Organised Group Activities The World Championships Sprint Distance Briefing Olympic Distance Briefing Supporters Guide Final Items Important Note Key Contacts Useful Links

3 Trilogy is getting ready for Budapest, But is Budapest ready for Trilogy! Travel Arrangements Pick-up & Transfer to Dublin Airport –Bus Departing 11:00am –Stops / meeting point to be agreed (tonight) Flight Check-in –1:00pm to 1:30pm Flight Times & Duration –Flight departs 15:45 –EI678, Airbus A320 –Duration is just under 3 hours Arrival in Budapest –Flight arrives 19:40 (local time = +1 hour) Collect baggage & Transfer to Hostel (45mins) to arrive apx 9:00pm

4 Trilogy is getting ready for Budapest, But is Budapest ready for Trilogy! Travel Arrangements (return) Transfer to Budapest Airport –Clear rooms by 11:00am (local time) –Depart hostel by 3:30pm (local time) Flight Check-in –Arrive Airport 4:30pm (local time) Flight Times & Duration –Flight departs 8:40pm (local time) Arrival in Dublin –Arrival home at 10:40pm (Irish time) Transfer to Home –Apx midnight – same stops on return

5 Trilogy is getting ready for Budapest, But is Budapest ready for Trilogy! Accommodation Details Maverick Hostel (www.maverickhostel.com) Address –2nd floor/16.apt, Ferenciek tere 2, 1051 Hungary, Budapest

6 Trilogy is getting ready for Budapest, But is Budapest ready for Trilogy! Accommodation Details (contd) Facilities –Free internet & wifi –Free coffee and tea all day long –Towels and Linen included –Laundry, hair drier and Iron available –Fully equiped kitchen –Elevator –Hostel is smoke free environment –Security lockers –Bicycle hire

7 Trilogy is getting ready for Budapest, But is Budapest ready for Trilogy! Accommodation Details (Contd) Getting Around –Stop near the hostel –Bus 7, 78, 8, 112, 15, 5, City Bus & Night Bus –Subway blue line –Tram 2

8 Trilogy is getting ready for Budapest, But is Budapest ready for Trilogy! AccommodationDetails (Contd)

9 Trilogy is getting ready for Budapest, But is Budapest ready for Trilogy! Accommodation Details (Contd)

10 Trilogy is getting ready for Budapest, But is Budapest ready for Trilogy! Accommodation Details (Contd) Room Arrangements –KMC to insert Bike Storage –KMC to insert

11 Trilogy is getting ready for Budapest, But is Budapest ready for Trilogy! House Rules Shared Accommodation Lock your door each time No noise after 10:30pm –Children in our party –Athletes preparing to race Clean as you go in the kitchen area Do not leave valuables around public areas –There may be other guests

12 Trilogy is getting ready for Budapest, But is Budapest ready for Trilogy! Budapest – General Information Capital of Hungary, member of EU –Visa Requirements None, if EU passport holder Currency is the Hungarian Forint –Not a member of Euro –Sample Exchange Rates 1= 280 Forint 1000 Forint = 3.56 Rule of Thumb – Divide by 3 & move decimal 2 places Forint = 18000/3 = 6000 = (64.09)

13 Trilogy is getting ready for Budapest, But is Budapest ready for Trilogy! Budapest – General Information (Contd) Typical Weather –Temperature Min degrees Max degrees Above are Averages – right now its degrees –Daylight Hours 6am to 8pm approx Other Practicalities –Mobile Networks: Vodafone, T-Mobile, Pannon –Electricity Adaptors: Same voltage, need a Euro Adaptor

14 Trilogy is getting ready for Budapest, But is Budapest ready for Trilogy! Budapest – Top 5 Things to do Margaret Island –1.5 mile long island park with gardens & old world feel –Good for cycling & running –Has a pool and beach park Roman Baths –Széchenyi Bathhouse has open air pools, saunas, medicinal baths, and mud baths and massages –COST? The Libego Cable Car / Siklo Railway –Libego takes you high over woods, specatcular views –Siklo is a charming railway that runs between Royal Castle of Buda to Clark Adam Square

15 Trilogy is getting ready for Budapest, But is Budapest ready for Trilogy! Budapest – Top 5 Things to do DANUBE BANK AT CHAIN BRIDGE –At the time of its construction, the bridge counted as a wonder of the world Citadel –once a loathed symbol of oppression –underground World War II bunker with lifelike waxworks –sit back and relax in the cafe and enjoy the fantastic view of Budapest

16 Trilogy is getting ready for Budapest, But is Budapest ready for Trilogy! Budapest – Public Transport Typical Cost - TBC Any Value / Discount Card No Bikes on trams or Subway!

17 Trilogy is getting ready for Budapest, But is Budapest ready for Trilogy! Organised Group Activities Thursday 9 September –Supporters: 2hr Guided Walking Tour Free, but tip apx 5 per person Leaving 10am from hostel 6pm – Opening Ceremony (at Zold Pardon) –Athletes: 9am – Travel to Race Centre (registration / TA / Swim Start) 11am – Swim Course Familiarisation (short run to follow) 3pm – Bike Assembly 6pm – Opening Ceremony & parade of nations

18 Trilogy is getting ready for Budapest, But is Budapest ready for Trilogy! Organised Group Activities (Contd) Friday 10 September –Supporters: 2hr Guided Walking Tour Free, but tip apx 5 per person Leaving 10am from hostel 7pm – Last Supper! –Athletes: 9am – c.25k Bike or 2hr Walking Tour 12pm – Visit to Roman Baths 3pm – Sprint Distance Racking (before 6pm) 7pm – Last Supper!

19 Trilogy is getting ready for Budapest, But is Budapest ready for Trilogy! Organised Group Activities (Contd) Saturday 11 September –Supporters: 6am – Depart Hostel to viewing point 6:30 am to 12 pm – Race Viewing –Athletes: 5am – Depart Hostel for transition area 6am – Transition Closes 6:30am – First Wave 9:30am – Last Wave 3pm – Bike Packing

20 Trilogy is getting ready for Budapest, But is Budapest ready for Trilogy! Organised Group Activities (Contd) Sunday 11 September –Supporters: 6.00am – Depart Hostel to viewing point 6:30am to 10am – Race Viewing 7pm – Last Supper part 2 –Athletes: 5am – Depart Hostel for transition area 6am – Transition Closes 6:55am – First Wave 8:20am – Last Wave 3pm – Bike Packing –Celebration Meal / Drinks TBC – ROY – Any ideas?

21 Trilogy is getting ready for Budapest, But is Budapest ready for Trilogy! Organised Group Activities (Contd) Monday 12 September –No activities

22 Trilogy is getting ready for Budapest, But is Budapest ready for Trilogy! The World Championships 6 Major Competitions over 4 days –World Aquathon Championships –World Para-Triathlon Championships –World Triathlon Series Grand Finale – Mens –World Triathlon Series Grand Finale – Ladies –World Age Group Sprint Triathlon –World Age Group Olympic Triathlon

23 Trilogy is getting ready for Budapest, But is Budapest ready for Trilogy! World Age Group Sprint Triathlon Championships Saturday 11 September –First Wave 06:55 –Last Wave 08:20 –Shut-off time 10:45 (2:25 to complete) 750m Swim (x Lap) 20km Cycle (x Lap) 5km Run (1 Lap) Finish is 5km from start (boat back)

24 Trilogy is getting ready for Budapest, But is Budapest ready for Trilogy! The World Sprint Triathlon Championships Agenda Swim Course:750 m1 lap Cycle Course:19.88 km2 laps Run Course:5 km1 lap

25 Trilogy is getting ready for Budapest, But is Budapest ready for Trilogy! The World Sprint Triathlon Championships Agenda Important Times to note –Ireland team briefings –Registration Times 9am to 11am on Thursday Other times: –11am to 6pm Thursday –9am to 8pm Friday –Transition Closes 6pm for Racking on Friday 6am (or maybe earlier) on Saturday –Time to be at start before Wave Suggested 45 mins before start time

26 Trilogy is getting ready for Budapest, But is Budapest ready for Trilogy! The World Sprint Triathlon Championships Agenda Starting Waves (if known) –Trish Nicholls –Eimear Mathews –Denise Murphy –Sinead Wearen –Simon Tsang –Dave Osborne –Johnathan Robinson –Michael Dalton –Liam Byrne –Stephen OToole

27 Trilogy is getting ready for Budapest, But is Budapest ready for Trilogy! World Age Group Olympic Triathlon Championships Sunday 12 September –First Wave 6:55 –Last Wave 9:50 –Shut-off time 14:00 (4:10 to complete) 1500m Swim (1 Lap) 40km Cycle (3 Lap) 10km Run (1+2 Laps) Finish is 5km from start (boat back)

28 Trilogy is getting ready for Budapest, But is Budapest ready for Trilogy! The World Olympic Triathlon Championships Agenda Swim Course:1500 m1 lap Cycle Course:38.43 km3 laps Run Course:10 km1+2 laps

29 Trilogy is getting ready for Budapest, But is Budapest ready for Trilogy! The World Olympic Triathlon Championships Agenda Important Times to note –Ireland team briefings –Registration Times (NB TI card) –Transition Opens –Transition Closes –Time to be at start before Wave –Any official course recces (Swim, bike, run)

30 Trilogy is getting ready for Budapest, But is Budapest ready for Trilogy! The World Olympic Triathlon Championships Agenda Starting Waves (if known) –Shane Delaney –Karl McCann –Taco Camphuijsen –Murt Keane –Brian Bonham

31 Trilogy is getting ready for Budapest, But is Budapest ready for Trilogy! Supporters Guide Course layout means you will need to pick which parts you want to see (start, middle or finish)

32 Trilogy is getting ready for Budapest, But is Budapest ready for Trilogy! Final Notes Bike Boxing –Boxing will take place at Murt Keanes Just bring your bike & box Saturday 3 or Sunday 4 –Un-boxing will be on Thursday 9 September Sprint is given preference –Re-boxing will be after the race on Sunday 12 September Advice: Do not leave this until Monday!

33 Trilogy is getting ready for Budapest, But is Budapest ready for Trilogy! Important Note Any Outstanding Payment Now Due Thank you to the club & committee –Paid for a 5 th night for all –Paid for transfer to airport Appeal to reduce luggage bill –Double up & save us 60

34 Trilogy is getting ready for Budapest, But is Budapest ready for Trilogy! Important Note Insurance –Club NOT paying insurance – your responsibility –Recommend for Athletes (KMC research) Add your bike to your house insurance Confirm it is covered if taken abroad (same as Jewellery or laptop) For racing, you will be covered 3 rd party as in Irish races For everything else, buy a single travel insurance policy or annual Passport –Final chance to check it is in date –Do not forget! Athletes –You will need your TI card or you wont be able to race –Bike Bags ARE subject to weight limit –Pack only your bike in your box

35 Trilogy is getting ready for Budapest, But is Budapest ready for Trilogy! Key Contacts Before we depart –Karl McCann – After we depart –1. Roy Atkinson (mobile) +36 (hostel land line) –2. Karl McCann (as above) –3. Triathlon Ireland Manager

36 Trilogy is getting ready for Budapest, But is Budapest ready for Trilogy! Useful Links Trilogy Triathlon Budapest Page –www.trilogy.ie/ Download this presentation All other details now updated Official Race Page –www.triathlonbudapest.com Starting lists Course maps Late changes Triathlon.org –www.triathlon.orgwww.triathlon.org Event Information Coverage of the Elite race Budapest Tourism –www.budapestinfo.huwww.budapestinfo.hu Official Site

37 Trilogy is getting ready for Budapest, But is Budapest ready for Trilogy! Thursday 9 th 11:30-13:00AG and Paratriathlon Swim Course FamiliarizationRace CenterRace Center 12: AG Team Managers' Olympic and Sprint Distance BriefingHotel IntercontinentalHotel Intercontinental 18.30Opening Ceremony and Nations' ParadeZöld PardonZöld Pardon Friday 10 th 9:00-20:00Registration - ITU Olympic & Sprint Distance World ChampionshipRace CenterRace Center 15:00-18:00Bike Racking for Sprint Distance (Age Group) – COMPULSORYRace CenterRace Center 16:00-17:30AG and Paratriathlon Swim Course FamiliarizationRace CenterRace Center Appendix - Full Schedule of Events

38 Trilogy is getting ready for Budapest, But is Budapest ready for Trilogy! Saturday 11 th (Sprint Race Day) 5:00Age Group and Paratriathlon Transition Area OpensRace CenterRace Center 6:55ITU AG Sprint Distance Triathlon World Championship first waveRace CenterRace Center 8:20ITU AG Sprint Distance Triathlon World Championship last waveRace CenterRace Center 9.00am pmLate Registration - AG Olympic distanceFinish AreaFinish Area 15:30-19:30Bike Racking for ITU Olympic distance AG- COMPULSORY Race CenterRace Center 16:45-18:15AG Swim Course FamiliarizationRace CenterRace Center 12:55Elite Men Athlete's PresentationRace CenterRace Center 13:05Elite Men StartRace CenterRace Center 15:00Elite Men Medal CeremonyRace CenterRace Center 15:05U23 Men Athlete's PresentationRace CenterRace Center 15:15U23 Men StartRace CenterRace Center 17:15U23 Men and Women Medal CeremonyFinish AreaFinish Area Appendix - Full Schedule of Events

39 Trilogy is getting ready for Budapest, But is Budapest ready for Trilogy! Sunday 12 th (Olympic Race Day) 5:00Age Group Transition Area OpensRace CenterRace Center 06:30 to 09:30ITU Age Group Olympic Distance Triathlon World ChampionshipRace CenterRace Center 13:50Elite Women Athlete's PresentationRace CenterRace Center 14:00Elite Women StartRace CenterRace Center Appendix - Full Schedule of Events

40 Trilogy is getting ready for Budapest, But is Budapest ready for Trilogy! Full Schedule of Events


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