About Flying Start Triathlon XI

The race consists of 3 disciplines like any other triathlon: Swim, Cycle, and Run. It is considered biggest triathlon race in Kuwait, taking place in the Green Island – Gulf Road.
In its initial year the race had only 27 participants, and over the years the race has grown locally as well as internationally! 
In the 2017 edition, FS triathlon introduced a new category for newcomers; Super Sprint and Junior Duathlon for future athletes! Hosting over 560 athletes from all around the GCC, the event is growing rapidly and a platform for all the new athletes.
FS triathlon is also known for its exciting pre-event pasta party, which is a great way to meet all the competitors and prepare for the race in advance.

Road Closure
The Gulf Road is closed for the race between 5:30 am – 10:30 am

Race Village
The event hosts an incredible race village where several sports and food vendors place their booths amidst the pasta party, with live bands playing in the location. A great atmosphere for athletes to meet each other and go through the race briefing

Spectators Area
The race course and transition area will be for participants strictly, however, supporters and family can wait for them at the Race village area.

Parking Area
Details of this will be published closer to the event

 

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Events Details

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Date:        26th  October 2018

Bibs Distribution:    2:00pm - 4:30pm 
Race Start:             4:30 - 6:30pm
Location:                 Green Island

Participants must bring their registration receipt to collect the kits

Date:         27th October 2018
Location:   Green Island

Olympic Race Start:            6:30 AM
Sprint Race Start:                6:45 AM
Super Sprint Race Start:      6:50 AM
Cut Off time:                       10:30 AM 
Ceremony:                          10:00AM 
 

Date:        25th  October 2018

Time:        4:00pm - 8:00pm 

Date:        26th  October 2018

Time:        2:00pm - 6:00pm 

Location:  Green Island

Participants must bring their registration receipt to collect the kits

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EventsCategories

Total Participant

Category Price

Category Price  
Super Sprint (350 Swim – 10K Bike – 2.5KRun) 40.000 KD Register
Sprint (750m Swim – 20k Bike – 5k Run) (Team) 65.000 KD Register
Sprint (750m Swim – 20k Bike – 5k Run) 40.000 KD Register
Olympic (1500m Swim - 40k Bike - 10k Run) (Team) 65.000 KD Register
Olympic (1500m Swim - 40k Bike - 10k Run) 40.000 KD Register

Registration Outlets

Name Contact no. Email Address
Pro-Vision Sports Management +965 9880 0003 cs@pro-vision.com Al Mirqab, Abdullah Al Mubarak Street - Al Enma Tower, 12th Floor

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Results

Frequently Asked Questions

Saturday, 27th of October Location: Green Island.Gulf Road Closure: 5:30 am. Start Time: 6:30 am Cut Off Time: 10:30 am. Award Ceremony 10:00 am. Participants are advised to be there at least 30 minutes earlier.
Super Sprint - Swim 350M, 10K Bike, 2.5K Run Sprint Swim - 750M Bike - 20KM Run - 5KM Olympic Swim - 1500M Bike - 40KM Run - 10KM
No. Per our official event rules and guidelines: Sale, refund, transfer, alteration of race entry/bib is strictly prohibited.
T-shirt Race Bib Race Chip (to be returned after the race) Wristband, Tattoo, Tri Stickers & Swim Cap Finishers will get: Medal & Online Certificate NOTE: There's a Refundable Racechip fee that will be added to your registration. This amount will be refunded after the race upon returning the Race Chip.
Registration will close on the 25th October (or earlier if all distances are full)
Yes, there are. Please email cs@pro-vision.com for more information.
Date: 25th & 26th of October, at Green Island. 25th - 4:00 - 8:00pm & 26th 2:00 - 6:00pm
No one is allowed to pickup race number on behalf of others, you must come yourself to collect them
Yes. All participants must pick up their event-issued bib number, timing device, technical T-shirt, and Participant on the day of Race Kit Collections. There is NO race day packet pick-up.
For the safety of all participants, we do not allow strollers, dogs, bicycles, roller blades or skateboards on the course.
No. You will be disqualified if found wearing headphones while racing
Your timing chip goes on your left ankle. When you pick up your race packet, there will be directions on the envelope. No timing chip, no finish time! You must return your timing chip after the event chip after the event to collect your refund.
The transition area is a designated area where you can lay out all your equipment. Even though each athlete will have her own space, this area can become very congested after the swim portion and before the run. In this area, the athletes move from the swim to bike and the bike to run.
Bike support will pump up your tire bike support will pump up your tires fix flat tires and help with me, fix flat tires and help with mechanical issues after your bike mechanical issues after your bike has been checked into the transition area.
Only participants with Race bib, tattoo or bike stickers.
You need a bike, helmet, running/walking shoes, goggles, athlete wristband, and your race number. We also suggest, a change of clothes, sunscreen, sunglasses, socks, extra fluids to drink pre-race and during the transition and a towel.
When you come out of the swim, run to your bike, put on your helmet and race gear and unrack your bike. RUN WITH YOUR BIKE OUT OF TRANSITION AT THE BIKE EXIT. When you cross the MOUNT/DISMOUNT line you can get on your bike. When you return, you will need to get off your bike again before crossing this line. It is well marked and easy to see. Run with your bike back to the bike rack and re-rack your bike, get your run gear and head out the RUN EXIT.
Notify a race official and we will arrange for a ride back to the transition area for you as soon as are able. Report immediately to the Timing tent and turn in your chip (make sure to tell them who you are, don’t just put your chip on the table). You will not be allowed to continue on the course.
Results will be posted at www.theflyingstart.com on the event-specific Web site under the results tab. Your personal finishing time will be also be emailed to you following the race.
You must submit the race chip after the race at the designated counter to collect your refund back. Failed to do so will result with not receiving your deposited amount of 5KD
All finishers will receive: - Medals - Downloadable Certificate
On the 26th of October 2018 4:30pm
Individual will do the whole race by themselves, whereas teams of 2 or 3 members can each do one discipline and complete the race as a team relay.
Yes our partner Extreme Sports will have their bike mechanics around to help participants.
Yes, we will have medics and ambulances available on the race course
There will be a team on jetski and lifeguards around the swim section
Please contact cs@pro-vision.com for assistance
Please contact cs@pro-vision.com or 9880 0003 for assistance
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