Kaike Triathlon Race
42nd Race Info.

42nd Race Info.

Organizer Kaike Triathlon Association
Co-organizers Tottori Prefecture, Yonago City, Sakaiminato City, Nanbu Town, Hoki Town, Daisen Town, Hiezu Village, Tottori Prefecture Tourism Federation, Yonago City Tourism Association, San-in Shinpan, Kaike Onsen Ryokan Association
Special Patron Shin Nihonkai Newspaper
Patrons (Intended) Japan Tourism Agency, Japan Sports 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, Japan Triathlon Union Chugoku Region Council, Tottori Triathlon Association, Kaike Lifesaving Club, Tottori Convention Bureau, NHK Tottori Broadcasting Station, BSS San-in Broadcasting Station, Nihonkai TV, San-in Chuo Television, Asahi Shimbun – Tottori Office, Mainichi Newspapers – Tottori Office, Yomiuri Shimbun – Yonago Office, Sankei Shimbun, Sanin Chuo Shimpo, Jiji Press – Yonago Office, Kyodo News – Tottori Office, TV Asahi – Tottori Office, FM-Sanin, Chukai Cable Television, DARAZ FM.
Sponsors
(Intended)
San-in Shinpan Group (Teleplaza, Hotel Wakow, Wakow Nursing Care Service, FC Partners), Derupara、etto、Daisen syunsetsu saveur
San-in Sanso Group (San-in Sanso Corp., Nissan Prince Tottori, SANREI FOODS Corp.) ,Work Support、Coca-Cola Bottlers Japan Inc.,K2 Company, and others.
Supporters Ito-en, Ezaki Glico Power Production, Daisen Nyugyo Agricultural Cooperative Association
Race Date Sunday, 14th July 2024
Race Office Dora Dora Park Yonago Athletic Field (Yonago Municipal Higashiyama Sports Park)
Race Locations
Swim Sea of Japan – off Kaike Onsen Beach (Kaike Onsen Beach ~ North end of Kaike Play Park)
Cycle Kaike Play Park ~ Kokuritsu Koen-Daisen Sanroku Road ~
Kaike Play Park
Run Kaike Play Park ~ Sakaiminato City ~ Dora Dora Park Yonago Athletic Field
Race Details
Swim 3km
Cycle 140km
Run 40km

Individual Category: All of the above 3 legs to be consecutively completed by one competitor.
Relay Category: Competitors in 3-member teams are to each complete one of the swim, cycle and run legs.

Race Capacity Individual: 940 competitors

Relay: 80 teams (3 members per team) 240 competitors

Entry fees Individual: \45,000

Relay: \54,000 per team

*Following payment of race fees (and following race number issuance), fees are in principle non-refundable. Additionally, if the tournament organizer determines that the tournament cannot be held safely, it may be canceled. However, in this case, competitor participation rights will be extended to the following year’s race (not transferable to other competitors).

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 in 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, 13th 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, 14th July 05:30- Check-in begins
07:00- Race begins
         -21:30 Race ends
Monday, 15th July 09:30-10:00 Check-in
10:00-12:00 Awards Ceremony & party
Opening and closing ceremonies will be held at the Yonago Convention Center in front of the JR Yonago Station.

Course Time Limits

Swim 07:00-09:00
Cycle          -15:30
Run          -21:30 (Overall time limit : 14 hours and 30 minutes)

Registration

  • Mail Registration: Fill in the required sections and mail the application form to race organizers. Successful mail registrations will incur a \2000 administration fee in addition to race fees.

If possible, we encourage participants to please apply online at https://www.kaike-triathlon.com/en/

 

Registration Period

1st March ~ 31st March, 2024 (Registrations must be received before this deadline)

 

Application destination

Address

All-Japan Triathlon Kaike Race Office
Kaike Onsen 3-18-3, (Yonago City Kaike Shimin Pool Floor 2)
Yonago City, Tottori Prefecture, Japan, 683-0001
TEL: +81-859-34-2819  FAX: +81-859-21-1075

Alternate Selection

Upon reaching competitor capacity, in the instance vacancies become available in either the individual or relay race categories, alternate selections will be made following further application document screening.

Special Entry

  1. Premium Entry: Participants who make a donation of \100,000 (inclusive of race fees) will be granted automatic race participation (limited to first 10 donating participants).

Notice of Selection

Race selections will be confirmed at a selection meeting, and notices will be sent out to successful applicants in late April. Unsuccessful applicants will also be notified.

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.
If the number of applicants falls below capacity, unsuccessful applicants who elected to be on the alternate list will be screened for re-selection.

Important Notices

  1. As of this event, the documents to be submitted (profile, health status, emergency contact information, photograph) will also be available for download from the Internet. (Postal service is also available as in previous years.)
  2. From this year’s tournament, there will be one parking lot space per participant. Further details will be outlined in the competition briefing materials.
  3. The use of a wetsuit will be optional in the swim leg of the race if the water temperature is above 22℃ on the day of the competition.
  4. Please understand that the race course preview (offered the day before the race) can only be offered for a section of the course. (Reservations necessary and capacity is limited.)
  5. Athletes are responsible for their own safety, and should service their own cycles. A cycle service corner operated by a cycle company will be set up on the opening ceremony day (user charges apply).
  6. In accordance with Japanese traffic laws, cycles are required to have a bell installed.
  7. As we will not be controlling traffic during the race, you are required to abide by traffic rules whilst on public roads.
  8. Natural disasters or other significant issues may force changes to the race course and conditions.
  9. For safety reasons, there may be changes to the race course depending on road and traffic conditions.
  10. The minimum eligibility requirements for this event will not only include participants’ athleticism and ability to complete the race, but appropriate conduct as a triathlete and a member of society will also be judged. .
  11. Even following confirmation of race registration, race organizers may remove a competitor from the race for any conduct deemed to have violated reasonable public decency, or if in the organizer’s judgement the competitor is not eligible to participate in the race.

12. Bike storage service will be available from the day of the race until the following morning.

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)
    1) 19-24 age group 2) 25-29 age group 3) 30-34 age group 4) 35-39 age group
    5) 40-44 age group 6) 45-49 age group 7) 50-54 age group 8) 55-59 age group
    9) 60-64 age group 10) 65+ age group
  4. Special Award (San-in Shinpan Award)  (⋆ Awarded to 2 outstanding athletes; 1 based in Tottori Prefecture and 1 based in another prefecture.)
  5. Best Athlete Award *Awarded to the oldest male and female competitors to complete the race.
  6. Club Award (Tottori Governor’s Cup) 1st – 3rd

* The most outstanding club will be determined by calculating the race times of top 3 members (individuals) from each club.

Race Items Provided

  1. Swimming cap with race number
  2. Race number bibs for cycling and running (3 bibs and safety pins)
  3. Transition bags (3 pcs)
  4. Participation prize (Opening Ceremony)

Completion Prizes

  1. Original design bath towel (at end of race goal point)

* Please download completion certificate and official race time record following the race.

Image Rights

All images related to this triathlon shall remain the property of organizers. (Organizers retain the right to use images in advertising materials.)

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.

Other

In principle, the tournament organizers will not be liable for any accidents or problems that occur during the competition.