Tri NZ eSport Wednesday Night Series

Welcome to the Triathlon NZ Wednesday night event series.

 

The first Wednesday of every month will be the BIG RACE, broadcast live on the SKY SPORT NEXT YouTube Channel (Link Here) and Tri NZ Facebook page with prizes on offer for all Triathlon NZ members competing. Podium place getters will be published on the Triathlon NZ Facebook Page following that event.

 

Other Wednesday’s in the month will alternate between races and group run or bike workouts written by Tri NZ Accredited Coaches.

 

INFO:

  • Events start at 6.15pm
  • Categories are A, B, C, D, E (E is women only)
  • All competitors need to opt-in to ZwiftPower (see below for instructions and rules)
  • Please click here to register if you have not registered for a Tri NZ eSport series before

We use standard zwiftpower.com category limits which are based on your FTP (95% of your peak 20min power output) divided by your weight.  To get a result in the League you need to link your Zwift profile to zwiftpower.com (instructions below).

 

NEW TO ZWIFT?

We welcome all to join the Wednesday night series, why not come and give this innovative platform a go!

It is not only a great way of getting a quick intensive work out if you are short of time but also a way to meet like-minded new friends from across NZ and the globe.

 

Check out our Guide to Zwift by clicking the link below:

BIG RACE:   2 September @6.15pm

ZWIFTPOWER RESULTS LINK:   Click Here

               

DATEFORMATCOURSEDETAILSWORKOUT
02 Sep 20BIG RACECasse-Pattes1 Lap-
09 Sep 20Group Bike WorkoutCasse-PattesOne HourDougal Allan
16 Sep 20RaceR.G.V.1 Lap-
23 Sep 20Group Bike WorkoutR.G.V.One HourRob Dallimore
30 Sep 20Group Run WorkoutWatopia 5km run loop45 mins-

BIG RACE:   7 October @6.15pm

ZWIFT ENTRY LINK:  https://www.zwift.com/events/view/1081727

               

DATEFORMATCOURSEDETAILSWORKOUT
07 Oct 20BIG RACEWatopia Hilly Loop3 Laps-
14 Oct 20Group Bike WorkoutWatopia's WaistbandOne HourTom Bland
21 Oct 20RaceBell Lap15 Laps-
28 Oct 20Group Bike WorkoutWatopia's WaistbandOne HourTammy Reed
28 Oct 20Group Run WorkoutWatopia 5km run loop45 mins-

BIG RACE:   4 November @6.15pm

ZWIFT LINK:     

               

DATEFORMATCOURSEDETAILSWORKOUT
4 Nov 20BIG RACELondon Loop with Box Hill Finish1 Lap-
11 Nov 20Group Bike WorkoutGreatest London LoopOne HourJohn Newsom
18 Nov 20RaceGreatest London Loop1 Lap-
25 Nov 20Group Bike WorkoutGreatest London LoopOne HourAndrew Mackay
25 Nov 20Group Run WorkoutWatopia 5km run loop45 mins-

BIG RACE:   2 December @6.15pm

ZWIFT LINK:     

               

DATEFORMATCOURSEDETAILSWORKOUT
2 Dec 20BIG RACEChamps-Elysees6 Laps-
9 Dec 20Group Bike WorkoutPetit BoucleOne HourChris Willett
16 Dec 20RaceLutece Express6 Laps-
23 Dec 20Group Bike WorkoutPetit BoucleOne HourDougal Allan
30 Dec 20Group Run WorkoutWatopia 5km run loop45 mins-

BIG RACE:   6 January @6.15pm

ZWIFT LINK:     

               

DATEFORMATCOURSEDETAILSWORKOUT
6 Jan 21BIG RACEVolcano Climb After Party1 Lap-
13 Jan 21Group Bike WorkoutWatopia's WaistbandOne HourRob Dallimore
20 Jan 21RaceThe Magnificent 81 Lap-
27 Jan 21Group Bike WorkoutWatopia's WaistbandOne HourTom Bland
27 Jan 21Group Run WorkoutWatopia 5km run loop45 mins-

BIG RACE:   3 February @6.15pm

ZWIFT LINK:     

               

DATEFORMATCOURSEDETAILSWORKOUT
3 Feb 21BIG RACELibby Hill After Party1 Lap-

LINK ZWIFT AND ZWIFTPOWER.COM (MANDATORY)

1) Log-in to your Zwift Account: https://my.zwift.com/
2) Click on the thumbnail of your picture (top right of page) and click ‘my profile’
3) On left menu click ‘Connections’
4) Scroll down until you see Zwift Power icon and click ‘Connect’ underneath

 

DETERMING YOUR RACE CATEGORY

We use standard zwiftpower.com category limits which are based on your FTP (95% of your best 20min power output) divided by your weight.  There is a slight difference between the women’s and men’s categories as per below.

 

Categories MEN Categories WOMEN
(A) 4.0 W/kg FTP or higher
(B) 3.2 W/kg to 3.99 W/kg FTP
(C) 2.5 W/kg to 3.19 W/kg FTP
(D) Under 2.49 W/kg FTP
(A) 3.7 W/kg FTP or higher
(B) 3.2 W/kg to 3.69 W/kg FTP
(C) 2.5 W/kg to 3.19 W/kg FTP
(D) below 2.49 W/kg FTP

 

You must race in the category that is indicated in your profile data on zwiftpower.com.  ZwiftPower continuously monitors your performance and calculates your category on a rolling basis for the last 90 days.  Examples below:

 

  • You must be a Triathlon NZ member https://triathlon.kiwi/trinzmembership/ (select social membership if you are just participating in the Zwift Series – $10/yr)
  • If this series is your first time racing in the Tri NZ League please register here: https://trinz.typeform.com/to/P6oCqt (Series 1 participants do not need to re-register)
  • All riders must opt-in to ZwiftPower
  • Participants must enter the correct category as indicated above [Determining your Race Category]
  • Choosing a lower category than what your ZwiftPower profile states will lead to disqualification
  • zPower riders (those not on smart trainers or with power meters) will be allowed in results but not podiums

WKG: exceeded category power limits

UPG: rider has entered a category lower than what ZwiftPower profile identified