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Discovery Tri – Adult’s Open Water Aquathlon
& Children’s Open Water Triathlon
(Staged at Writtle College )
17th July 2016

 

EVENT WRITE UP

EVENT RESULTS

LOST PROPERTY
There were a few items left behind at the event (Sunglasses,
Cambridge tri club towel, Hoddesdon – Hoodie) please contact the event organiser Ashley Nicholson to see how we can arrange to have you reunited with your belongings.

 


Discovery Tri’s ‐ Children’s open water triathlon, staged at Writtle College returns to the Triathlon England Eastern Region league later in the triathlon calendar but with event course improvements – not only will it boast the Eastern regions only children’s open water triathlon it will be further enhanced (subject to county council road closure approval ) by the introduction of a 90 % tarmac cycle circuit.

 

Discovery Triathlon have continued their partnership with Writtle College and with valued support from Triathlon England Eastern region they are excited to bring the first open water and tarmac cycle circuit triathlon to the eastern region race series. Furthermore Discovery triathlon have added an Adults open water Aquathlon event which will start the day’s proceedings. So any Enthusiastic parents or coaches / beginners or veterans please take up the challenge.

Writtle College Children’s Open Water Triathlon

 

The event order of proceedings will be generally as follows; ‐ Subject to changes on the day

Adults Aquathlon ‐ Approx start time 9.30 ame.

Tristart Duathlon ‐ Approx. start time 12.30pm

Tristar T1, T2, T3 & Youth to follow

The Tristar triathlon shall consist of an open water swim followed by a tarmac cycle circuit and final run discipline on the grass course around the lake. (Distances according to age as indicated in the table below).

The race is open to beginners as well as experienced competitors.

 

Race Distances

Adult Aquathlon
Category Minimum Age
as of Dec 2016

Swim
( metres Approx )

Run
( metres )

Adults 17

450

5500

 

Tristart Duathlon
Category Age as of Dec 2016 Born Between dates

Run
( metres )

Bike
( metres )

Run
( metres )

Tristart Under 9 1st Jan 2008 31st Dec 2008

400

1500

200

 

Tristar Triathlon
Category Age as of Dec 2016 Born Between dates

Swim
( metres )

Bike
( metres )

Run
( metres )

Tristar 1 Under 11

1st Jan 2006

31st Dec 2007

150

2800

1200

Tristar 2 Under 13

1st Jan 2004

31st Dec 2005

200

5600

1800

Tristar 3 Under 15

1st Jan 2002

31st Dec 2003

350

8000

2400

Youth Under 17

1st Jan 2000

31st Dec 2001

350

8000

3600

 

Note Relating to the Swim Waves

Wetsuits: We recommend the use of wet suits, but they are not compulsory unless the water temperature at the time of the race is below the guidelines as detailed in the BTF rules , shortie wet suits will be permitted.

(For wet suit guidelines Please refer to BTF rules)

 

Entry Fee’s

Adult Aquathlon Entry fee: £15 (TEER Membership )

Adult Aquathlon Entry fee: £18 (Non TEER Membership )

Tristart duathlon Entry fee: £12 ( TEER Membership )

Tristart duathlon Entry fee: £13 ( Non TEER Membership )

Tristars Triathlon Entry £20 ( TEER Membership )

Tristars Triathlon Entry £21 ( Non TEER Membership )

(All athletes, adults and children with membership will asked to present their valid Triathlon England & race License Membership at event registration. Failure to provide their membership card will result in a further charge of £3 for an Adults race day license and £1 for a children’s race license – As per British Triathlon Rules ‐ No License no race )

The closing date for the event sign up is Friday 8th July – 1800 hrs
Withdrawals will be accepted up to 1st July and the entry fee refunded minus a £4 admin charge.

 

Further Information

If you have any questions regarding this event please email us at membership@discovery.co.uk