NUS Biathlon 2015 will be held on 28th March 2015, Saturday. You will receive the reporting time for your respective wave nearing the event date.
Where will NUS Biathlon 2015 be held? (eg. Reporting venue, routes, valuables storage)
NUS Biathlon will be held at Siloso Beach, Sentosa this year. The route can be found on our Facebook page and the NUS Biathlon website.
What is the minimum age requirement to participate?
The minimum age requirement is 17 years old. NUS Biathlon 2015 is open to both NUS students and the public. Hence, students from tertiary and polytechnic institutions are welcome to apply. However, if you do not fall in this category, you can always join NUS Biathlon 2015 as a volunteer (see Q6)!
How can I register?
Please sign up for a category at the respective link. A confirmation email containing an indemnity form, health declaration form and swimming proficiency form will be sent out to you shortly after. Do bring along these forms on the day of payment.
How do i make payment?
1. Transfer amount to DBS Current Bank No: 003-926680-4
2. Send the following details to email@example.com
Internet-banking name(to be same as your registration name)
Transaction date and time
3. Label your subject as "Payment - (Category) - (name)"
4. Please make payment within 7 days of registration
When is the last day of registration?
Registration will close on 28th February 2015 (Saturday).
How can I volunteer for NUS Biathlon 2015?
Link for signing up as a volunteer will be released soon. A light breakfast and volunteer tee will be provided on the event day. Volunteers will be allocated roles as road marshals, water point helper, ushers, logistics/stage crew, or timekeeper.
Is my place in the NUS Biathlon 2015 guaranteed after registration?
No, you can only secure the spot after payment is made. Cash payment for early bird registrations can be made at our booth during Sports Club Day on 9th February 2015 at Utown's Stephen Riady Centre between 11am to 6pm. Online payment such as internet banking is also accepted. Payment details will be emailed to participants after registration is made.
Can other forms of payment be made? I cannot make it down to the payment booths on the stated dates.
Online payments are accepted as well. Payment can be made through both cash and internet banking. If you are unable to make it down on the payment day iteself and are unable to transfer us the payment online, do inform us at so that we are able to make alternative arrangements for you.
What is the attire for NUS Biathlon 2015?
Each participant will be given a Race Singlet to be worn during the running leg of the race. A finisher tee will also be provided as dry attire post-race. If participants wish to wear full body swimsuit, do ensure that the arms are exposed for tagging purposes. Note: No bikinis/mankinis are allowed. Participants should also not have loose accessories or watches on during the swim.
What is counted as a penalty?
Please refer to the Rules and Regulations of NUS Biathlon 2015. Any breach of these rules and regulations can be penalised.
What happens if it rains?
The organising committee of NUS Biathlon 2015 will determine if it is safe to continue. CAT-1 weather status renders an immediate halt of the race. Delays are expected, and the affected wave will be cancelled with no refunds after the cut-off time, which is to be decided by the organising committee of NUS Biathlon 2015.
Since NUS Biathlon has traditionally been held outdoors, there will be no wet weather route.
What happens if I'm late? Can I join a later wave?
Participants are allowed to join a later wave subject to availability slots in the later waves. No timing will be provided if they do not run in their respective wave.
Can my friend take over my slot if I am unable to make it after payment? We have the same T-shirt size.
No. In the interest of the runners' well-being and safety, the organiser strictly prohibits and strongly discourages the sale, exchange and transfer of race entries. This is because race tag numbers contain the registered runner’s medical information and emergency contacts, which is important for the medical teams to provide immediate medical assistance should an accident occur. In addition, no refund is allowed if you are unable to make it for the event.
Can I change my race category after payment? Eg. Change from Open to novice
Do refer to point above. Race entry is non-transferable, non-refundable and non-changeable.
What if I am injured during the race or otherwise unable to finish the race?
First aid stations will be located along the routes. Medical assistance will provided to injured participants.
How will I know my timing?
Only the top 3 timings of each category will announced on the day itself. For your individual timing, do refer back to our Facebook Page or our Biathlon website for your race results 1 week after the event.
When will i be able to collect my race pack?
Participants are able to collect their race pack during their swim trials. Details will be released at a later date.
When is the swim trial?
The swim trial will be held on 26th/27th February 2015 from 10am to 3pm and 28th February 2015 from 4pm to 7pm at the NUS Sports and Recreation Complex (SRC).
Is the swim trial compulsory? What happens if i fail the swim trial?
Yes, the swim trial is compulsory for all participants except for participants who are able to produce proof that they have taken part in a sporting event that involves swimming in open sea(eg. Singapore Aquathlon, Singapore International Triathlon, 2XU Ultra Biathlon, MetaSprint Aquathlon, MetaSprint Triathlon, Trifactor Swim or Trifactor Triathlon) within the past one year. Please produce your proof during payment to enjoy exemption from the swim trial. You can also send an email containing your proof to firstname.lastname@example.org . Label your subject as "Swim Trial Exemption-(Category)(Name)" (This name should be the same one you used for registration). Participants who fail the swim trial will not be able to participate in NUS Biathlon 2015 and will get a partial refund of the registration fee.
Will there be a Race Briefing Session?
Yes. Further details will be released at a later date.
What would i need to bring for swim trial and Race Pack collection?
Do bring along your identification card and matriculation card(if applicable).
Why hasn't NUS Biathlon 2015 replied to my email enquiry?
Our admin will revert to your enquiry within 3 working days. Please check your junk mail if you have not heard from us. Otherwise, we would appreciate it if you could send us your enquiry again!
Who can i contact for feedback / comments?
Do drop us an email at email@example.com for any feedbacks/comments or any further enquiries with regards to NUS Biathlon 2015.
NUS Biathlon is back!
Organized by the NUS Students' Sports Club, this annual event is one of the main highlights on the NUS sporting scene.
NUS Biathlon provides an opportunity for everyone whether you're an NUS staff, student or a member of the public. If you're a trained athlete wanting to compete or a newcomer simply looking for a challenge, you're more than welcomed to join us!
National University of Singapore(NUS) Students’ Sports Club
The National University of Singapore Students’ Sports Club (NUSSSC) is one of the most active student-run
organization in the campus. Dedicated to providing the NUS population with a wide array of sporting
activities and a channel to enrich their campus lives, we cater to the recreational sporting needs of the NUS
From the club’s roots in 1979, 2015 marks the 35th year of our club and is currently being led by the 35th
Management Committee. Being the largest and most active non-faculty constituent club in NUS; our
objective is to promote a healthy lifestyle and community bonding through recreational sports. Our club now
boasts a family of 28 member clubs, classified accordingly into Martial Arts, Indoor, Land and Water. In line
with our vision of encouraging the NUS community in their pursuits of sporting interests, NUSSSC
also spearheads a number of major Sports Club events such as NUS Biathlon, SunNUS, NUS Sports
Camp, TideNUS, IFG and RunNUS.