Event Update and Reminder 9 Oct 2020

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This is an update email for those who have entered the 2020 event and a 'reminder' email for past participants in case you were unsure if we were proceeding. The good news is, we have Police approval to stage the event and failing the 'sky falling in' over the coming weeks, we are good to GO!

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Paul Humphreys
9 October 2020

World Age Group Qualifier Status for Maitland

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After 22 years the Quarry Mining Maitland Triathlon has been rewarded by Triathlon Australia with Qualifying status in the Long and Sprint distance events for the 2021 World Age Group Championships in Canada in August 2021. Offering 3 events on Sun 8 Nov, the event will be a sell out with COVID reducing the available event numbers to 350, due to mass gathering limits of 500.

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Paul Humphryes
6 October 2020

NewRun 2020 - CANCELLED

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Hi Racers
It is with regret that we inform you that we must cancel the event for 2020. After proposing various amendments to the event format in order to comply with the current COVID health orders, and after consultation with various health and other authorities, we have come to the conclusion that our event is just too large and too complex to fit within the current or expect future Health orders. We thank the City of Newcastle events team, NSW Health/Ambulance and Police for their assistance in making this decision in the interests of Public Health. 
In particular we want to thanks you, the runners, for your patience in these difficult times. We also would like to thank our sponsors City of Newcastle, Marathon Tyres, Hunter Valley Orthodontics, Newcastle Herald and Queens Wharf Brewery for their support in these uncharted waters of a pandemic crisis. And finally a big thanks our passionate crew and the local volunteers and suppliers. Together, we are here for the long haul... and will get through this crisis.  MORE BELOW
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Paul Humphreys
24 August 2020

Race update 29 July 2020

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We have recently met with local stakeholders of our events and would like to announce that, subject to NO further restrictions being imposed in the Hunter Region, that our events planned for 2020 can proceed with 3 main area of change: READ MORE BELOW

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Paul Humphreys
29 July 2020

COVID 19 Planning for H Events

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The following are some of the changes we will need to make at upcoming events:

1.Participant numbers will be capped to comply with gathering rules. Enter early.

 

a. So far as possible, we will offer refunds or transfers for entries if the event does not proceed due to increased restrictions.

2.No-one who is unwell and or from COVID 19 'hot-spots' should attend the event.

3.Social distancing is required (staying 1.5m apart), when gathering at the event.

4.Event areas will be clearly marked with entry and exit points.

 

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Paul Humphreys
28 July 2020