2020 ETU Targu Mures Cross Duathlon European Championships
Deadline to withdraw and request a refund is 9am Monday 10th August 2020.
Team Manager: Please direct enquires to MarcPreece@britishtriathlon.org
Event Website: Event website
Intention to Qualify
To register click on the blue 'Register' button on this page and log in with your Home Nation membership number and password.
For further information on how to qualify and view a step-by-step guide on how to register please click here.
Please note, to register for this event you will need your performance details on hand to complete your submission.
Once registered, you will receive a confirmation email and will be added to the registration list below.
Please ensure your registration has been successful by checking the athlete registration list below before teh registration deadline, no changes will be made after these dates. No late registrations including amendments will be accepted after the final registration date.
In order to be eligible to qualify and compete in this event you must be 18 on the 31st December 2020. Do not register your interest if you do not meet this age limit, you will be unable to qualify and the £10 registration fee is non-refundable.
Friday the 10th January 2020 is the first registration cut off date. After this date all 20 places per age group may be issued. The other two cut off dates are to allocate the remainng slots per age group.
There are no specific qualifying races for the ETU Cross Triathlon World Championships.
Applicants should supply evidence of their best Cross Duathlon performance at an event achieved between January 2019 to the final registration deadline of 5pm Friday 27th March 2020. If an age group becomes oversubscribed with eligible athletes then results achieved in the previous 12 months will supersede older results. To be eligible for a qualifying place all athletes required to have completed their nominated race within 120% of the winner of their age group including athletes moving up into their age group during the race year.
Qualification evidence should include all of the below:
The registration deadlines are as follows:
- Friday 10th January 2020, 5pm - as many of the 20 places per age group will be issued
- Friday 14th February 2020, 5pm - remaining places issued per age group
- Friday 27th March 2020, 5pm - remaining places issued per age group
Events used as race evidence must have chip timing and produce results into age group bands.
If you improve your best performance before the final registration deadline and would like to update the result, you will need to get in contact with the Age-Group team: email@example.com. Updating your result is free of charge.
Any athlete inside 115% of the winner of their age-group that has not qualified due to limited spaces may still be able to qualify with a rolldown place. Details of rolldown places can be found here.
If you are moving up an age group in 2020, your qualification will be based on where your finishing time would have placed you in the age-group category you will be racing for in 2020. Please consider this when you complete your application.
Races that could be used to qualify
In order to try and help athletes find races to do, below is a list of races / websites which people have put forward to us in the past to enable others to find races. These events are in no particular order and are not endorsed by British Triathlon but we feel the need to share race information for the benefit of others. (The onus is on the competitor to ensure the event they use as evidence towartds qualification meets the requirements above.)
Below are a list of races which previuos competitors have used as race evidence, these races are not endorsed by British Triathlon.
Raceoffroad.co.uk - many different types of off road events
Welsh Triathlon - many different types of off road events
Triathlon Scotland - many different types of event including off-road
To Pre-Qualify for the 2020 ETU European Championship race, athletes must finish in the top 10 places in their age group and be one of the first three British athletes to finish in the 2019 ETU European Championship race.
Athletes must also confirm their intent to take up their Pre-Qualified place in writing by the final dedline date.
Further details regarding pre-qualification can be found within our pre-qualification policy
Allocation of Places
There are 20 places available in each age group.
All 20 places could be awarded during the first selection phase if enough athletes apply and meet the qualification criteria. The remaining selection phases will allocate any remaining places.
If more than 20 athletes qualify in an age-group then after places are allocated as per results from within 12 months the remaining athletes will be given a rolldown percentage, where relevant, based on the performance result they submitted at the time of registration and may be eligible for a rolldown place.
Allocation of places will be awarded following the 3 registration deadlines outlined in the section above. This may take up to two weeks afetr the deadline. Qualified athletes will be notified by e-mail and will also be marked with a 'Q' next to their name in the registered athletes list below.
Once you have recieved your qualification email all you need to do is pay your entry fee which includes the £20 International Race fee and book your own accomodation and travel.
Entries are processed via British Triathlon and can be paid on the "Pay for this event" button when the payment window is open.
Late payments will not be accepted. (Please note this has not yet been confimed but if the process is any different to that which is described above we will inform you by email.)
Registered Athletes (Female)
Category D (20-24) (1 athlete)
Category H (40-44) (5 athletes)
Category I (45-49) (2 athletes)
Category J (50-54) (3 athletes)
Category K (55-59) (2 athletes)
Registered Athletes (Male)
Category U20 (U20) (2 athletes)
Category E (25-29) (2 athletes)
Category F (30-34) (5 athletes)
Category G (35-39) (5 athletes)
Category H (40-44) (7 athletes)
Category I (45-49) (4 athletes)
Category J (50-54) (7 athletes)
Category K (55-59) (2 athletes)
Category L (60-64) (6 athletes)
Category M (65-69) (5 athletes)