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PRE-RACE BRIEFING 10 th APRIL 2010. PROGRAMMES CATEGORY OPENNOVICE SMU DISTANCE 30 KM.

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1 PRE-RACE BRIEFING 10 th APRIL 2010

2 PROGRAMMES CATEGORY OPENNOVICE SMU DISTANCE 30 KM

3 PROGRAMMES DISCIPLINES BikingSwimming Kayaking (Open) Navigation Running Surprise Elements Skating

4 PROGRAMMES KEY TIMING OPEN REPORTING TIME: FLAG OFF: 0830 NOVICE REPORTING TIME: FLAG OFF: 0845

5 PROGRAMMES REPORTING LOCATION Meeting venue: Changi Village (opposite Changi Water Venture)

6 PROGRAMMES REGISTRATION PROCEDURES 1 Registration Collection of race pack 2 Body Marking 3 Collection of helmets 4 Bag deposit (1 per team)

7 PROGRAMMES RACE PACK ITEMS RACE PACK Bag Tag Cable Ties Race Bibs Race Card Safety Information

8 PROGRAMMES ATTIRE In Additional: Attach the race bib to the front of your race t-shirt Waterproofed backpack SMU AdRace T-Shirt Running Shorts or Tights X- Training Shoes Wear Swimming Attire

9 PROGRAMMES STATION IDENTITY Look out for similar tent at each station.

10 PROGRAMMES STATION MASTERS

11 PROGRAMMES

12 PROGRAMMES

13 PROGRAMMES RULES AND REGULATIONS Start and finish as a team Teams must travel only on the designated r ace course, except for Navigation Race must be completed by going through all checkpoints in the correct sequence. Should team miss a component (ie. Kayaking, Skating etc) they must back- track to the missed check point Official Race Card -> must be stamped/signed in and out at all checkpoints Briefings conducted, be it of programmes nature or safety purposes, must be strongly adhered to

14 PROGRAMMES VOLUNTARY WITHDRAWAL PROCEDURE Inform Checkpoint ICs (Not Water Points) Remove race bibs Make your own way back to the end point (to collect goodie bags and own bags)

15 PROGRAMMES CUT-OFF TIME 1pm MID- POINT (SKATING) 3pm RACE

16 PROGRAMMES AFTER RACE End point:  Reporting  (all 4 members are to report to end point station together)  Collect goodie bag  Collect deposit-bag with Bag Tag Prize Giving: 4pm

17 PROGRAMMES RACE RANKING Winning the race Team completes all components Team with shortest time after factoring in waiting times and penalties

18 PROGRAMMES TEAMS’ TIMING Top 3 teams per category will be release on the same day. The rest of the teams’ timing will be release on the website within 2 weeks after the event.

19 PROGRAMMES BOTTLENECK First-come-first-serve basis Waiting Time  Up to discretion of Checkpoint ICs to allocate waiting times in the event of bottlenecks  Checkpoint ICs will sign over the amount of stop time given on the passport  Indicated in Official Race Card

20 PROGRAMMES WET WEATHER Time freeze Participants have to make their way to the next Checkpoint OR Wet Weather Checkpoint to wait for further instructions from officials If the weather improve, race will resume If bad weather persists, and no team has completed the race, all prizes will be donated to a charity of our choice.

21 PROGRAMMES LOSS OF EQUIPMENT In the event that any of the equipment provided are lost/ damaged, participants are liable for the replacement/ repair of equipment.

22 SAFETY PRE-RACE PREPARATION MEDICAL CONDITIONS Report any medical conditions or drug allergies Serious medical condition requires doctor's letter Bring along medication as advised by your doctor Fill in medical condition slip and bring it to the race

23 SAFETY PRE-RACE PREPARATION Safety Guidelines Adequate rest prior to the race Hydrate yourself regularly the day before the race, drink more if carbo-loading Report any new, relevant information (ie injuries, medical conditions etc) Inform your Next-of-Kin of this race

24 SAFETY PRE-RACE PREPARATION Nutrition Carbo-loading: Debunking the myth ecoach.com/art36.htm ecoach.com/art36.htm Practise eating while exercising Good Food to eat on the go: Energy bars, gels, sandwich, sports drink Energy Drink vs Sports Drink

25 SAFETY PRE-RACE PREPARATION CHECKLIST SNDescription Chec k 1Personal medication and/or inhaler 2Water bottle (min 500ml) 3Race Pack 4Covered Shoes 5Hydrated yourself regularly 6 Reported your medical conditions to the Organizing Committee 7Brought enough food 8Prepared comfortable clothes 9Informed your Next-of-Kin

26 SAFETY PACKING LIST 1. Food/ Energy bar/ Power gel 2. Water bottles/ Hydration bags min 500ml) 3. First-aid Kit (optional) 4. Sunblock (optional) 5. Medication (if any) 6. Advisable: backpacks

27 SAFETY WET WEATHER Before start of race:  Flag off will be postponed up to an hour max  If you wish to check the weather status, please call the safety ICs During the race:  Go to the nearest station; await further instructions from the station ICs

28 SAFETY RACE GUIDELINE Watch out for your own safety and those around you The Organizing Committee reserves the right to stop, impose penalty or disqualify any individuals or teams that act in a manner putting themselves or others at risk The Organizing Committee can also impose on a mandatory rest period for any team who they deem are not in a condition to carry on the race

29 SAFETY RACE GUIDELINE Stay together with your team Do not deviate from route Drink and eat regularly throughout the race Wear covered shoes at all times Observe traffic rules

30 SAFETY RACE GUIDELINE If you feel unwell, sound out to any helpers along the way Safety team personnel are available at all stations Water Points will be available along the racer route 1 st aid kits will be available at every station Incident Reporting Flowchart

31 SAFETY SAFETY COVERAGE Ambulances 3 rd Party Liability Insurance Safety Cars with First Aid trained medics Powerboats Safety Kayaks

32 SAFETY SAFETY (BIKING) Check if bike is in good working condition before embarking on journey Ride at your comfortable speed, do not be pressured by other participants Keep a safety distance from other bikers Do not overtake if route is too narrow Take extra care when riding on uneven or wet surfaces

33 SAFETY SAFETY (KAYAKING) Check if kayak and paddles are in good condition Ensure life-vest is working Ensure life-vest is safely fastened before entering the kayak Keep a safety distance from other sea users (windsurfers, power boats, swimmers) Shout for ‘help’ in the event of an incident

34 SAFETY SAFETY (SKATING) Check if skates are in working condition Ensure elbow, knee and wrist guard are securely fastened before skating Skate at you comfortable speed Keep a safe distance from other park users Do not overtake if route is too narrow Take extra care when skating on uneven or wet surfaces

35 SAFETY SAFETY (NAVIGATION) Do not jaywalk, always use pedestrian crossing, overhead bridges Do not trespass in forbidden areas Take extra care when travelling on uneven/wet surfaces Contact safety team should any incident happens

36 SAFETY CONTACTS Alvin Yeo Wei JuanSafety Director Jonathan Ng Qiaoen Asst Safety Director In case of getting lost or meeting a serious accident? Nick LeeChairman Katrina ChewVice-chairman For major incidents or withdrawal?


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