Wednesday, 18 Feb 2015

Special Notice

Hong Kong Triathlon Association office will close at 4 p.m. on 18 Feb, 2015 (Wednesday). 

Wish you all have a Happy Prosperous Chinese New Year of Goat!

Elite & pre-Elite Squad Benchmarking

 Squad Benchmarking will be held on 16, 17 and 18* April 2015 as per the schedule below. No other Squad Benchmarking is currently planned to be held until the third quarter of 2015.

Discipline

Date

Time

Report Time

Venue

Swim

16 April (Thu)

1730

1700

HKSI Pool

Run

17 April (Fri)

1730

1700

HKSI Track

Bike*

18 April (Sat)

0730

0700

Plover Cove Country Park

 

 

 

*Please note that Squad Benchmarking for the bike discipline is only required by those athletes wishing to be considered for selection to the National Squad.  Those who have passed the swim and run benchmarks will be invited to join a bike training session in Plover Cove to assess bike skills and ability.

Athletes wishing to be considered for selection to any of the National Squad, National Development Squad or Regional Squad are required to pass the relevant Benchmarking Reference Times applicable to their age / Squad. Squad Benchmarking is for both (i) athletes who are current members of any Squad, and who wish to move up to the next Squad level, or (ii) athletes who are not yet members of any Squad, but who wish to be considered for selection to a Squad.

All Squad Benchmarking will be organized and run by the Head Coach and his team. The results will be collated by the TriHK office and posted on the TriHK web site as soon as practicable afterwards.

All interested athletes are required to fill-in the enrollment form, and send it back to TriHK, by whatever means, to arrive no later than 5.00 p.m., 10 April 2015 (Friday). For enquiries, please call TriHK on 2504 8282 during office hours.

 

Equipment and attire.

Only equipment and apparel that is legal for Olympic Distance ITU events will be allowed in all benchmarking events.

Inclement Weather Arrangement:

If either the Typhoon Signal 3 or higher or Red Rainstorm Warning or higher is hoisted 2 hours prior to the scheduled start time, it will be automatically postponed to another day, to be announced in due course. The Head Coach or his delegate reserves the right to delay the start of a time trial or postpone it to another day in other adverse weather conditions. 

 

Squad Benchmarking Times

 

香港代表隊 National Squad:

評核時間

Benchmarking reference:

400米游泳

400MSwim

3公里跑步

3KRun

男子Male 15-16

4:41:00

10:15:00

女子Female 15-16

5:06:00

11:40:00

男子Male 17-19

4:38:00

10:09:00

女子Female 17-19

5:03:00

11:33:00

男子Male 20-23

4:36:00

9:42:00

女子Female 20-23

5:00:00

11:08:00

男子公開Male Open

4:31:00

9:27:00

女子公開Female Open

4:56:00

10:53:00

 

香港代表發展隊 National Development Squad:

 

評核時間Benchmarking reference:

400米游泳400M Swim

1.5公里跑步 1.5K Run

Male 14-15
Female 14-15

5:20:00
5:50:00

5:20:00
6:00:00

男子Male 16-17
女子Female 16-17

5:12:00
5:42:00

5:15:00
5:50:00

 

地區發展隊 Regional Squad:

評核時間Benchmarking reference:

200米游泳200M Swim

800米跑步 800M Run

男子Male 11

3:15:00

3:30:00

女子Female 11

3:20:00

3:40:00

男子Male 12-13

3:00:00

3:05:00

女子Female 12-13

3:05:00

3:10:00

評核時間Benchmarking reference:

400米游泳400M Swim

1.5公里跑步1.5K Run

男子Male 14-15

5:45:00

5:30:00

Female 14-15

6:05:00

6:05:00

 

備註Remarks:

  1. Swim time trials will be conducted in a short course pool.
  2. Athletes will be tested against the times for their age as of 31 December 2015. Some discretion may be granted for athletes moving from one age category to another.
  3. Achievement of the above Benchmarking Times qualifies an athlete to be considered for selection to the National Squad, National Development Squad or Regional Squad, as the case may be. The Selection Committee (in the case of the National Squad)_and the Development Committee (in the case of the National Development Squad and Regional Squad) will conduct a review of the athletes prior to inviting athletes to become members of the relevant Squad.    Please refer to the National Squad Selection document and Selection Policy for further details.

Dear TriHK Members

Please be reminded that our Annual Awards & Buffet Lunch Reception will take place at Regal Riverside, Shatin on 1st March. Tickets may be purchased through the TriHK ……

We will be holding a Silent Charity Auction during the TriHK Annual Buffet, with proceeds this year being directed towards the purchase of a tandem bike to assist in developing our ParaTriathlon program for visually impaired athletes.

Items included in the auction have been kindly donated by some of our TriHK sponsors. Should you wish to support this great cause, we invite you to donate any new triathlon related items to add to this auction. Please do not hesitate to contact us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. on or before 24 February 2015, Monday. We look forward to your favourable support.

We look forwards to welcoming you, and congratulating all series winners, at the Annual Awards & Buffet Lunch Reception.

Wishing you a healthy & prosperous Year of the Ram!

Yours sincerely
TriHK

The Hong Kong Triathlon Association will organize its Annual Awards cum Annual Buffet Lunch Reception on 1 March 2015, Sunday, at 11:30am, at Riverside Ballroom, Regal Riverside Hotel, 34-36 Tai Chung Kiu Road, Shatin. Limited tickets are available for Annual Awards winners and their friends and relatives, as well as TriHK members on a first-come, first served basis. Tickets for Annual Awards Winners are at HK$100 per winner. Tickets for TriHK members are HK$200 each and non-TriHK members are HK$300 each.

 

10:45am  Registration

11:30am  Annual Buffet Reception

 

Interested parties, please fill-in the reply slip, and return to TriHK Secretariat on or before 16 February 2015, Monday, together with required payment.

Deposit or transfer the prescribed amount into the Hong Kong Bank saving account of TriHK (No: 502- 118375-838) or make out a cross cheque for the prescribed amount payable to the” Hong Kong Triathlon Association Limited”.

Send your completed reply slip, together with your cheque or pay-in/transfer slip by post to the TriHK office, Room 1020 Olympic House, 1 Stadium Path, So Kon Po, Causeway Bay, Hong Kong., by fax on 25768253 or by email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

We are looking for runners and or cyclists to help out paratriathlon athletes of the Duathlon Race1, which is to be held on 15 February, 2015, Sunday at Science Park. Athletes need to be male, and can finish a 5km run in around 20 minutes, and require good bike technique. Interested parties, please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Thank you for your support!

If you still have problem after reset your password, please contact the technology
provider for Tri HK membership – Active Network for your password reset. You can:
1. Send an email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
2. Title it: Tri HK Membership Password Reset
3. Please list your email address, HKID/Passport NO and preferred new password(optional)
If you email Active between 9 AM to 5 PM, your issue will be addressed within the day. If you email after the working hour, it will be addressed in the next day

2015 TriHK Membership Registration/Renewal

Athletes interested in triathlon are invited to join as members of the Association. The Association has two categories of membership, namely Affiliated Members and Individual Members. By joining TriHK membership, you may enjoy:

  • E-newsletter sent via E-mail
  • Discounts on race entry fees
  • Discounts on goods and services
  • Right to participate in our training session
  • Right to participate in coaching course
  • Membership Card

Online Registration:  

TriHK have partnered with Active.com  to bring you an new online registration system for both Membership and Event registration.  As the global trend moves towards online race entry services that allows convenient, quick, and environmentally friendly registration process.  

  1. Member may represent only ONE affiliated club during the current calendar year.
     
  2. Under the membership category, Junior should be aged 8 to 17 (born on 1 January 1998 to 31 December 2007), Adult (aged 18 or above), Full Time Student (institution/university) and Para Triathlete category, applicant should upload a copy of full-time student ID card or Certificate for Persons with Disabilities , file size should be a jpg format and below 2MB.
     
  3. No refunds will be entertained after submitting of membership registration.
     
  4. Members of TriHK Affiliated Clubs are entitled to a 40% discount on joining fees during 2015. The application need to approve by the Affiliated Club.
     
  5. For athletes applying for affiliated club membership, the credit card payment for membership fee will be put on hold until the application is approved by affiliated clubs. Attention: Applicants are not allowed to register events as an affiliated clubs member, until your affiliated club has approved your membership.
     
  6. The membership period valid from present to 31 December 2015.

Members who renew the membership should reset the password first

Please click here to register

Online Registration:  

TriHK have partnered with Active.com  to bring you an new online registration system for both Membership and Event registration.  As the global trend moves towards online race entry services that allows convenient, quick, and environmentally friendly registration process.  

  1. Member may represent only ONE affiliated club during the current calendar year.
     
  2. Under the membership category, Junior should be aged 8 to 17 (born on 1 January 1998 to 31 December 2007), Adult (aged 18 or above), Full Time Student (institution/university) and Para Triathlete category, applicant should upload a copy of full-time student ID card or Certificate for Persons with Disabilities , file size should be a jpg format and below 2MB.
     
  3. No refunds will be entertained after submitting of membership registration.
     
  4. Members of TriHK Affiliated Clubs are entitled to a 40% discount on joining fees during 2015. The application need to approve by the Affiliated Club.
     
  5. For athletes applying for affiliated club membership, the credit card payment for membership fee will be put on hold until the application is approved by affiliated clubs. Attention: Applicants are not allowed to register events as an affiliated clubs member, until your affiliated club has approved your membership.
     
  6. The membership period valid from present to 31 December 2015.

 

Members who renew the membership should reset the password first.

Click here to register

Hong Kong Triathlon Association

Recruitment of Coach for National Development Squad (NDS) & Wan Chai swim training sessions

 

Job Duty

1.       Coaching of TriHK National Development Squad (NDS)

2.       Coaching of TriHK’s Wan Chai training sessions which may include swim and dryland sessions for National Squad, National Development Squad athletes, Regional Squad athletes and Age Groupers

3.       Coach about 60-70hrs/month, including weekdays and weekends.  Coaching will usually be conducted every Monday, Wednesday and Friday at Wan Chai Swimming Pool. Training sessions will be moved to other districts when the Wan Chai Training Pool is closed for maintenance

4.       Attend all NDS time trials and NDS Meetings, coaching additional training, training camps (local or overseas) and prepare and urge athletes to qualify for time trials.  The ultimate goal for NDS athletes is to qualify as National Squad member.

5.       Discuss and prepare the training plan with National Coach on Training Camp, Training Day and the monthly training plan, and submit training plan to TriHK at least 1 week before the monthly training and fully informed on any update

6.       Work with athletes to keep detailed training records, and submit monthly attendance report, training report and evaluation report for NDS and Age Groupers to TriHK.

7.       Liaise with TriHK Secretariat on necessary arrangement to facilitate the training sessions, which include logistical and other arrangements for booking of training facilities.

8.       Be actively involved in the coach education programme and take part in related program at least once per year

9.       Enthusiastic in developing triathlon

 

Requirements of applicants 

1.       Fully qualified Level II or above triathlon coaching certificate

2.       At least 3 years relevant coaching experience

3.       Holding Pool Aquatic Leader Rescue Award or above valid Life Saving Certificate

4.       Paid up 2014 member of Hong Kong Triathlon Association

5.       2014 registered coach of Hong Kong Triathlon Association

6.       Retired National Squad member will be an advantage

7.       Triathlon race experience in the last two years (2013 to 2014) will be an advantage

8.       Holding valid Swimming Teacher Certificate will be an advantage

9.       Holding valid First-aid Certificate

10.     Successful candidate must report to duty no later than 1st April 2015, and will have to be a 2015 paid up member of TriHK, and 2015 registered TriHK coach by then.

Interested candidates please send your resume with certified copy of certificate by email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..  Applications should be submitted no later than 31 January 2015. For any enquiry, please contact Miss Angela Wong at 2504 8282

Hong Kong Triathlon Association

Recruitment of Regional Squad Coach (Assistant)

Job Duty

1. Assist in the coaching of TriHK Regional Squad (RS)

2. Coach about 20hrs/month, including weekdays and weekends

3. Attend all RS time trials and RS Meetings(upon request), coaching additional training, training camps (local or overseas) and prepare and urge athletes to qualify for time trials, the ultimate goal for RS athletes is to qualify as National Squad member.

4. Work with athlete to keep detailed training records

5. Be actively involve in the coach education programme and take part in related program at least once per year

6. Enthusiastic in developing triathlon

                                                      

Requirements of applicants

1.       Fully qualified Level I or above triathlon coaching certificate

2.       At least 1 year relevant coaching experience

3.       Holding Pool Aquatic Leader Rescue Award or above valid Life Saving Certificate

4.       Paid up 2014 member of Hong Kong Triathlon Association

5.       2014 registered coach of Hong Kong Triathlon Association

6.       Retired National Squad member will be an advantage

7.       Triathlon race experience in last two year (2013 to 2014) will be an advantage

8.       Holding valid Swimming Teacher Certificate will be an advantage

9.       Holding valid First-aid Certificate

10.     Successful candidate must report to duty no later than 1st April 2015, and will have to be a 2015 paid up member of TriHK, and 2015 registered TriHK coach by then.   

Interested candidates please send your resume with certified copy of certificate by email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..  Applications should be submitted no later than 31 January 2015. For any enquiry, please contact Miss Angela Wong at 2504 8282