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World Triathlon Age Group Championships 2010. Athlete & Supporter Guide Trilogy Triathlon Club 8-13 September 2010. Agenda. Travel Arrangements Accommodation Details House Rules Budapest - General Information Budapest – Top 5 Things to do Organised Group Activities

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

    2. 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 Trilogy is getting ready for Budapest, But is Budapest ready for Trilogy!

    3. 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 Trilogy is getting ready for Budapest, But is Budapest ready for Trilogy!

    4. 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 Trilogy is getting ready for Budapest, But is Budapest ready for Trilogy!

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

    6. Accommodation Details (cont’d) • 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 Trilogy is getting ready for Budapest, But is Budapest ready for Trilogy!

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

    8. AccommodationDetails (Cont’d) Trilogy is getting ready for Budapest, But is Budapest ready for Trilogy!

    9. Accommodation Details (Cont’d) Trilogy is getting ready for Budapest, But is Budapest ready for Trilogy!

    10. Accommodation Details (Cont’d) • Room Arrangements • KMC to insert • Bike Storage • KMC to insert Trilogy is getting ready for Budapest, But is Budapest ready for Trilogy!

    11. 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 Trilogy is getting ready for Budapest, But is Budapest ready for Trilogy!

    12. 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 • 18000 Forint = 18000/3 = 6000 = €60.00 (€64.09) Trilogy is getting ready for Budapest, But is Budapest ready for Trilogy!

    13. Budapest – General Information (Cont’d) • Typical Weather • Temperature • Min 10-14 degrees • Max 20-24 degrees • Above are Averages – right now its 30-33 degrees • Daylight Hours • 6am to 8pm approx • Other Practicalities • Mobile Networks: Vodafone, T-Mobile, Pannon • Electricity Adaptors: Same voltage, need a Euro Adaptor Trilogy is getting ready for Budapest, But is Budapest ready for Trilogy!

    14. 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 Trilogy is getting ready for Budapest, But is Budapest ready for Trilogy!

    15. 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 Trilogy is getting ready for Budapest, But is Budapest ready for Trilogy!

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

    17. 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 Trilogy is getting ready for Budapest, But is Budapest ready for Trilogy!

    18. Organised Group Activities (Cont’d) • 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! Trilogy is getting ready for Budapest, But is Budapest ready for Trilogy!

    19. Organised Group Activities (Cont’d) • 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 Trilogy is getting ready for Budapest, But is Budapest ready for Trilogy!

    20. Organised Group Activities (Cont’d) • 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? Trilogy is getting ready for Budapest, But is Budapest ready for Trilogy!

    21. Organised Group Activities (Cont’d) • Monday 12 September • No activities Trilogy is getting ready for Budapest, But is Budapest ready for Trilogy!

    22. 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 Trilogy is getting ready for Budapest, But is Budapest ready for Trilogy!

    23. 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) Trilogy is getting ready for Budapest, But is Budapest ready for Trilogy!

    24. The World Sprint Triathlon Championships Agenda • Swim Course: 750 m 1 lap • Cycle Course: 19.88 km 2 laps • Run Course: 5 km 1 lap Trilogy is getting ready for Budapest, But is Budapest ready for Trilogy!

    25. 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 Trilogy is getting ready for Budapest, But is Budapest ready for Trilogy!

    26. 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 O’Toole Trilogy is getting ready for Budapest, But is Budapest ready for Trilogy!

    27. 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) Trilogy is getting ready for Budapest, But is Budapest ready for Trilogy!

    28. The World Olympic Triathlon Championships Agenda • Swim Course: 1500 m 1 lap • Cycle Course: 38.43 km 3 laps • Run Course: 10 km 1+2 laps Trilogy is getting ready for Budapest, But is Budapest ready for Trilogy!

    29. 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 recce’s (Swim, bike, run) Trilogy is getting ready for Budapest, But is Budapest ready for Trilogy!

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

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

    32. 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! Trilogy is getting ready for Budapest, But is Budapest ready for Trilogy!

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

    34. 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 3rd 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 won’t be able to race • Bike Bags ARE subject to weight limit • Pack only your bike in your box Trilogy is getting ready for Budapest, But is Budapest ready for Trilogy!

    35. Key Contacts • Before we depart • Karl McCann • 086-2240115 • After we depart • 1. Roy Atkinson • +353-87-2936215 (mobile) • +36     (hostel land line) • 2. Karl McCann (as above) • 3. Triathlon Ireland Manager •      •      Trilogy is getting ready for Budapest, But is Budapest ready for Trilogy!

    36. 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.org • Event Information • Coverage of the Elite race • Budapest Tourism • www.budapestinfo.hu • Official Site Trilogy is getting ready for Budapest, But is Budapest ready for Trilogy!

    37. Appendix - Full Schedule of Events Thursday 9th 11:30-13:00 AG and Paratriathlon Swim Course Familiarization Race Center 12:30-13.30 AG Team Managers' Olympic and Sprint Distance Briefing Hotel Intercontinental 18.30 Opening Ceremony and Nations' Parade Zöld Pardon Friday 10th 9:00-20:00 Registration - ITU Olympic & Sprint Distance World Championship Race Center 15:00-18:00 Bike Racking for Sprint Distance (Age Group) – COMPULSORY Race Center 16:00-17:30 AG and Paratriathlon Swim Course Familiarization Race Center Trilogy is getting ready for Budapest, But is Budapest ready for Trilogy!

    38. Appendix - Full Schedule of Events Saturday 11th (Sprint Race Day) 5:00 Age Group and Paratriathlon Transition Area Opens Race Center 6:55 ITU AG Sprint Distance Triathlon World Championship first wave Race Center 8:20 ITU AG Sprint Distance Triathlon World Championship last wave Race Center 9.00am - 4.00pm Late Registration - AG Olympic distance Finish Area 15:30-19:30 Bike Racking for ITU Olympic distance AG- COMPULSORY Race Center 16:45-18:15 AG Swim Course Familiarization Race Center 12:55 Elite Men Athlete's Presentation Race Center 13:05 Elite Men Start Race Center 15:00 Elite Men Medal Ceremony Race Center 15:05 U23 Men Athlete's Presentation Race Center 15:15 U23 Men Start Race Center 17:15 U23 Men and Women Medal Ceremony Finish Area Trilogy is getting ready for Budapest, But is Budapest ready for Trilogy!

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

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