Newbury Tri, 3rd September

Sunday, September 3, 2017. 08:30

The 2017 Newbury Triathlon is based at Northcroft Leisure Centre in the heart of Newbury. Centred around the75 yard outdoor heated swimming pool, there is plenty of space for spectators to watch both the swim and transition antics. The 300yd Swim/22km Bike/5km Run is ideal for first-timers!

This is a popular event for up to 450 competitors each of whom will receive a FREE quality running t-shirt.

ENTRY

Senior : BTF member £31 Non BTF member £36
Junior (Age 16,17 or 18 on the date of the event): BTF member £31 Non BTF member £36.

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LOCATION

Northcroft Leisure Centre is located just west of Newbury Town Centre and is signposted (brown sign) from the Robin Hood roundabout on the main route (A339) through Newbury. Postcode for Sat Navs is RG14 1RS

CAR PARKING

Is on the right (grassed area) as you approach the Leisure Centre but may fill up. There will be a £1 per car parking fee which will be donated to a local charity

REGISTRATION

Takes place in the main Leisure Centre sports hall from 7.15am.

If you are a BTF member you will need to show your BTF licence at registration or you will be charged £5 for a day licence, non members may be asked to show another form of photo ID

During registration you will receive:

2 race numbers (TO BE VISIBLE ON YOUR BACK WHILST CYCLING, FRONT WHILST RUNNING)
2 “sticky” race numbers, one for your bike (for security in/out of transition) and one to be clearly visible on the front of your helmet (to assist the marshals and our roving photographer to capture those action shots that will be available after the event)
Chip timer and belt (attaches round your ankle)
YOU MUST REGISTER BEFORE YOU ENTER TRANSITION AND CANNOT RACE WITHOUT REGISTERING

Please arrive AT LEAST 30 minutes before your start time to allow time to register as it can get very busy.

TRANSITION

Racking opens from 7.30am, only competitors will be allowed into the transition area, please keep your belongings in transition to a minimum. Please retain your race number; you will need it to collect your bike from transition after the race.

SWIM

Please ensure that you are at the Swim start, which is located at the shallow end of the pool, AT LEAST 10 minutes prior to your official start time (which will be published on the web site www.teamkennet.com during August in advance of the race day).

The swim course is (only) four lengths of one of the few remaining outdoor (heated) 75 yard lido pools, enjoy!

BIKE COURSE

A short tour of some of the villages and countryside to the North West of Newbury. Click here to view the route.

A CYCLE HELMET

must be worn. Please note your cycle helmet must be fastened on your head before you take hold of your bike and must remain fastened until after you have racked your bike.

RUN ROUTE

An off road run along well maintained paths, a canal tow path and the boundary of the Newbury Cricket and Hockey Club. Click here to view the route.

AID STATION

There will be an Aid Station for water as you leave transition for the run route. Competitors are advised to carry their own gels or food if required.

Toilets and refreshments are available in the Leisure Centre.

PRIZES

Prizes will be awarded for 1st, 2nd and 3rd placed Male and Female Open, Male and Female Novice (fewer than 3 events), Male and Female Vet (40+) and Super Vet (50+) and 1st placed Male and Female Junior (18 and under), Male and Female Senior Vet (60+) and 1st Team of three. Teams need to be nominated before the start. All prizes will be awarded shortly after the event finishes at approximately 1.00pm. If you have won an award please try to attend the award ceremony or nominate a team mate to collect your award.

REFUND POLICY:

To qualify for a refund you will need to contact triathlon@teamkennet.com. The event refund policy is:

Notification of more than 8 weeks – 50% of entry fee

Notification of 2 to 8 weeks – 20% of entry fee

Notification of less than 2 weeks – No return

Please note that once registered there are no transfers.