As Rev3 St. Andrews is a race sanctioned by Triathlon New Brunswick, the race will be governed by rules established by the International Triathlon Union and adopted by Triathlon Canada and Triathlon New Brunswick (TRINB).


  • Each athlete must wear the swim cap provided and his or her race number must be clearly visible.
  • No fins, socks, gloves, paddles or floatation devices of any kind are permitted.
  • No individual escort is allowed.
  • Any assistance required during the swim will result in disqualification if forward progress is made.
  • Swimwear must be 100% textile material and may not cover the neck, extend past the shoulders or past the knees.
  • Wetsuits are permitted as per Triathlon Canada and International Triathlon Union (ITU) rules.
  • Water temperature considerations may apply.


  • No public nudity is permitted.
  • Helmets must be on and done up while in possession of your bicycle and remain until after dismounting the bicycle
  • Alterations to hard shell helmets that affect its integrity are not allowed.


  • No tandems, recumbents, fairings or any add-on devices designed to reduce resistance are allowed
  • No individual support is allowed. No supporter of any type shall bike, drive or run alongside an athlete or pass them food or other items.
  • Each athlete is individually responsible for repair and maintenance of their bike. Assistance by anyone other than race personal will be grounds for immediate disqualification.
  • Athletes may walk their bike but cannot make progress on the bike course unaccompanied by their bicycle.
  • Headsets or headphones are not allowed during any portion of the event.
  • Must wear the race numbers (direction provided at package pick up)
  • A special needs area will be located on the bike course.


  • Absolutely no drafting of another bicycle or any other vehicle is allowed.
  • The draft zone extends backwards 12 meters from the leading edge of the front wheel of the bicycle ahead and 3 meters from (1.5 meters either side of the bicycle). Riding in this zone will result in a drafting violation.
  • Athletes are allowed 20 seconds to pass through the zone of another athlete. An athlete is passed when another athlete’s front wheel is ahead of theirs.
  • An overtaken contestant must move out of the draft zone within 5 seconds, before initiating an attempt to pass. (re-entering the draft zone)
  • The drafting zone with respect to a motor vehicle is 5 meters wide and 35 meters behind the vehicle.
  • Athletes caught committing a drafting violation will be notified “on the spot” by the race official.

The official will:

  • Call out your race number and notify you that you have received a penalty (a red card for drafting; a yellow card for non-drafting violations) and instruct you to report to the penalty area.
  • Failure to report to the penalty area will result in disqualification.
  • In the penalty area the athlete will:
    • Register via the sign in sheet.
    • Have their race number marked by the penalty official
    • Resume race immediately for all non-drafting violations
    • Remain in the penalty area for five minutes for each drafting violation.
  • Any combination of three penalties or not reporting to the penalty area will result in disqualification.

NOTE: A penalty will be assessed for discarding bike bottles or any other litter/trash outside the designated drop zones at the aid stations.


  • No form of locomotion other than running, or walking is allowed. Crawling is not allowed.
  • Athletes must wear their race number (directions provided in your race package at package pickup). Intentional alteration of the race number is prohibited.
  • A shirt must be worn at all times. Failure to do so may result in disqualification.
  • Headsets or headphones are not permitted on course.
  • No individual support is allowed. No supporter of any type shall bike, drive or run alongside an athlete or pass them food or other items.