All swimmers must wear the swim caps provided by the Organiser.
Swim goggles may be worn.
A swim safety buoy may be worn for increased visibility.
Fins, paddles, pool buoys, snorkels or any other swimming aids are not allowed.
Organiser issued swimming safety buoys are permitted, so long as the athlete starts in the Friendly Wave and does not interfere with the path of fellow swimmers.
Wetsuits are not allowed.
Support crews are not allowed. Any assistance, other than medical aid received during the swim will result in immediate disqualification.
No persons other than the participants and officials are permitted in the swimming area.
Swimmers in difficulty shall signal by raising an arm to the escorting boats/canoes for assistance.
Once assistance is rendered, the competitor must retire from the competition.
Cyclists must ensure that their race bib numbers are clearly visible on the back of their apparel at all times.
No bare torso is allowed at any time
A participant may run or walk with his bicycle.
Cyclists are to keep to the left side of the road and be reminded to observe traffic rules at all times.
All participants will be required to perform their own repairs if their bicycles should break down.
Support vehicles and crews are not permitted.
All cyclists must wear helmets with straps secured from the time they remove their bicycle from the rack.
The helmet must stay secured on the cyclist’s head until he/she has placed his/her bicycle at the allocated spot on the bicycle rack.
It is the participants’ responsibility to ensure that their bicycles and bicycle brakes are in good working condition.
Wearing headphones is not allowed at any time.
Drafting is not allowed. If caught, cyclists will receive a Stop-and-Go penalty.
You are considered drafting when you are within 5 metres of another participant’s rear wheel or riding next to someone within 2 metres. You are allowed 15 seconds in someone’s draft zone to overtake. Once overtaken, a participant must drop immediately back out of the draft zone
Riding side-by-side is called “blocking” and is an offence with corresponding penalty.
Support vehicles and crews are not permitted.
Types of bikes allowed: road bikes, tri bikes, city bikes, hybrid bikes, mountain bikes, foldable bikes
Types of bikes not allowed: tandems (unless para-athlete), reclining bikes, fixed gear bikes, unicycles
Runners must wear their race numbers clearly visible at the front of their apparel at all times.
Support vehicles or pacers are not allowed.
Runners must run on the designated path for the entire route.
No bare torso is allowed at any time.
Wearing of headphones is not allowed at any time.
The Organisers reserve the right to limit and refuse entries.
The Organisers reserve the right to remove any participant deemed physically incapable of continuing the race.
The Organisers reserve the right to amend the Race rules without prior notification.
The Organisers reserve the right to amend the race course and venue without prior notice to participants.
On-site reporting and body marking will start one and a half hours before the commencement of the race.
Participants are required to place their bicycles and gear at their designated location in the transition area. Participants in the relay categories are responsible for passing their timing chip to their teammates at the designated area after their respective legs.
Prior to race day, in the event of inclement weather, force majeur or other hazardous conditions, the Organisers reserve the right to reschedule or cancel the race without any refund of registration fees.
The Race Director and Organisers have overall authority over the race results and interpretation of the race rules.
On race day, in the event of inclement weather, force majeur or other hazardous conditions, the Organisers reserve the right to delay the commencement of the race, shorten the race or modify the course.
Should the inclement weather or other hazardous conditions persist after the delay, the Organisers reserve the right to cancel the race
The swim, bike and run disciplines may have time limitations. Participants that do not make the time limit will be removed from the course.
Participants shall be aware that while all possible care will be taken by the event organizer to safeguard the bag deposit items, the event organiser shall not be held liable in the unlikely event of missing or damaged items. Participants are advised to avoid depositing valuable or fragile items while using the bag drop service.
Participants that do not return their timing device within 7 days after the event date will be charged S$40 or S$10 if only the strap is missing. Triathlon and 3-in-1 athletes (with a red strap) must return their timing chip/strap by 3 May 2018 to avoid charges.
Parents are not permitted to run or scoot alongside their children during the Kids Beach dash, Kids Scoot or Scootathlon.
Parents are not permitted into the transition area to assist their child during any race, nor are they permitted to swim, cycle or run alongside their child while the race is in progress.
On-the-spot entries will not be accepted.
The Organisers will not be responsible for any disputes arising from incomplete and/or incorrect entry details given by the participants.
Duathlon and Aquathlon Relay Teams consist of 2 members, each doing one discipline.
Triathlon Relay Teams may be made up of 2 or 3 members.
Age category is determined by the participant’s age on 31 December 2018.
Participants must be 16 years old on 31 December 2018 to compete in the Sprint Distance (individual and relay).
Participants must be 16 years old on 31 December 2018 to compete in the Discovery Distance.
Participants must be 12 to 15 years old on 31 December 2018 to compete in the Youth distance.
Participants must be 8 to 11 years old on 31 December 2018 to compete in the Kids distance.
Participants must be 4-8 years old on 31 December 2018 to compete in the Kids Beach Dash, Super Scoot and Scootathlon.
Participants must be 7 to 11 years old on 31 December 2018 to compete in a Kids Relay Team.
Changes to team relay members are permitted until registration closing date. An admin fee of S$20 will apply per change of person.
Upgrade or downgrade of a race entry is permitted until registration closing date. An admin fee of S$20 will apply per change.
All changes must be made two weeks before race day.
Individual race entries are non-transferable. Any person doing so will be held responsible in case of an accident arising from or provoked by the other person during the race. The Organisers reserve the right to exclude both parties from future events.
Once the registration form has been processed, there will be no fee refund for the participants who, for whatever reason, eventually do not take part.