FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Entry Information

Official entries close Sunday 8 November. Late entries are offered until the Friday before the event – unless sold out prior. 

Yes for the Cycle Sprint and the Duathlon. The ODM is automatically added to your entry, if you do not have a Triathlon Australia or Cycling Australia membership. 

Our athlete insurance for the Free Events has been covered thanks to our friends at Splatt Lawyers. 

Yes. All distances have a minimum age for participation. For more information on age restrictions please visit the activity page you are interested in. 

Age restrictions for each category are defined by the Cycling Australia Junior Policy.

Note: all children 12 years and under must be accompanied by an adult

Age group racing is determined by your age as of 31 December 2020 and grouped in five year brackets (i.e. 30-34, 35-39, etc.). 

  • Withdrawal 45 days or more out from the event you will receive an 80% refund or 100% credit. 
  • Withdrawal 14-44 days out from the event you will receive a 50% refund or 100% credit. 
  • Withdrawal 13 days or less out from the event you will receive no refund and 100% credit of your entry fee. 
  • Withdrawal 48 hours or less out from the event you will receive no refund or credit of your entry fee. 
  • Refunds or credits do not apply to items such as merchandise, accommodation, meals, travel and are only applicable to entry fees. 
  • To receive credit or refund, withdrawals must be made in writing to blast@nxsports.org 

If the event is cancelled or postponed by organisers due to a pandemic (e.g. COVID-19), riders will be given three options:

1. Automatic transfer to the next Brisbane Blast date

2. 100% credit to any NX event over the next 12 months

3. Refund of the entry fee including one day licence less 4.6% bank fee

Read the fine print by clicking here.   

Event Information

The event is held on Sunday 15 November 2020.  

Wave start times for each activity will be finalised in the week of the event, after official entries have closed. 

Yes, all events will be timed and the results will be on the website. 

As the event is point to point, unfortunately there is no bag drop area. 

The Cycle Sprint will be an Individual Time Trial format, with groups of four starters at a time. 

The Duathlon will also be groups of four starters at a time, at 10 second intervals. 

We do everything we can to ensure everybody has support and completes their event. Roads will reopen at 10am and any remaining people on the course will need to abide by normal road rules and move to the footpath. 

Free Community Ride: Yes, Kids under 7 can take part in a bike trailer or bike seat with helmet for the Community Ride.

Free Bridge Walk and Fun Run: Any child can do the Walk or Run, however please note that roads will reopen at 10am and any remaining people on the course will need to abide by normal road rules and move to the footpath.

Prams are also allowed in both the Walk and the Run.

For the community ride the following bikes are permitted: road bikes, mountain bikes, city bikes, hybrid bikes, cross bikes, E-bikes, tandem bikes, recumbents (with a flag),  and handcyclists (with a flag).

For the cycle sprint and duathlon: road bike, mountain bike or TT bike. 

Yes, a helmet is compulsory for all bike events.

You are not permitted to race with any music devices including mobile phones, MP3 players, earphones etc, this is a very serious safety risk to you and the participants around you. 

No, the Duathlon is a non-drafting event. 

Yes, this event operates under the Approved COVID-safe Industry Framework for Outdoor Sport. 

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