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East Fife Triathlon, Aquabike and Tristars Aquathlon 2019

14 Apr 2019

Organiser's Description

East Fife Tri Club's Triathlon, Aquabike and Tristars Aquathlon 2019

 

 

The East Fife Tri Club’s Annual Triathlon and Tristars Aquathlon will be held on Sunday 14 April 2019 at Cupar Sports Centre and Duffus Park Community Hub. 

We also welcome, for the first time, the addition of an Aquabike race to the diary, run alongside the sprint race.

Get your racing season off to a great start by entering one of the first Triathlons of the year comprising a pool swim, scenic bike course and mixed terrain run route.  This event is ideal for new triathletes as well as seasoned competitors.

We will be hosting the Scottish Student Sport Championships this year.  To sign up for this please continue to the correct section below.  

After the success of the 2017 and 2018 children's aquathlon we will be hosting this fun event again which will comprise a pool swim and an entirely off-road run within the confines of Duffus Park.

All races will finish in front of the Duffus Park Grandstand. 

For those who are new to triathlon East Fife Tri Club offers coached and uncoached sessions which are guaranteed to get you race ready.   The coaching will be with our team of club coaches and offers great value for money. For more details visit our facebook page https://www.facebook.com/EastFifeTriClub/ 

Races will be run over the following distances:

 

Swim

Cycle

Run

Sprint Triathlon

750m

24km

4.9km

Sprint Aquabike

750m

24km

-

Novice Triathlon

400m

14km

2.5km

 

 

Swim

Run

Tristars 3 (age 13-14)

400m

2500m

Tristars 2 (age 11-12)

250m

1900m

Tristars 1 (age 9-10)

150m

1400m

Tristars Start  (age 8)

50m

500m

Race Routes:

Maps of all the race routes can be found at the following links:

Sprint and Novice Cycle Route (note Sprint covers two laps, Novice covers one lap) Sprint & Novice Cycle Route

Sprint Run Route Sprint Run Route

Novice & Tristars 3 Run Route Novice & T3 Run Route

Tristars 2 Run Route  T2 Run Route

Tristars 1 Run Route T1 Run Route

Tristart Run Route T Start Run Route

 

Parental Consent:
We will assume that all aquathlon entrants have the approval of their parents or guardians to take part. 


Race License:
To compete in the Novice and Sprint events you must have a valid home nations Race License.  If you have membership of Triathlon Scotland or another home nation please enter your membership number when you book.  If you forget your license, please be prepared to pay the £6 day license in cash when you register.

If you don't have Triathlon Scotland membership, Entry Central will automatically add the cost of a Day License to your booking.   

Eligibility for Student Championships
To be eligible to participate in the Scottish Student Sport Triathlon Championships you must have a current matriculation for a college or university. 

Withdrawing from the Race:
In the unfortunate event you need to withdraw from the race please let us know at the earliest opportunity since it may be possible to offer the place to another person. 
 
Withdrawals up to 28 days prior to the race (March 17th) will receive a 50% refund.  Withdrawals up to 14 days prior to the race (31st March) will receive a 25% refund. No refunds will be provided after March 31st.  Entry exchanges and deferrals are not permitted.
 
 
 
Message from Triathlon Scotland
Triathlon Scotland is the national governing body for triathlon, duathlon and associated multisports in Scotland and is recognised by both sportscotland and The British Triathlon Federation (BTF).  With your support we
  • Build a strong triathlon community supporting the wellbeing of all
  • Offer membership of the sport in return for exciting benefits
  • Help clubs and groups to host events to increase participation
  • Support the delivery of national championship and ranking events
  • Train coaches to gain recognised qualifications to help improve your ability
  • Train volunteers and officials to gain skills and qualifications to help others
  • Coach triathletes to compete on the world stage

All #becausewelovetriathlon and want to develop a bright future for our sport.

To find out more and to join us please visit: www.triathlonscotland.org/membership.  Membership runs for 12 months from the date of joining, and members receive a welcome pack, insurance for training and racing, race entry discounts, eligibility for the Legends Ranking Series and National Championship titles, and special partner offers and discounts.

ALTHOUGH ENTRIES FOR THE SPRINT RACE ARE NOW FULL, WE DO EXPECT TO BE RELEASING MORE SPACES AT THE END OF FEBRUARY. PLEASE JOIN THE WAITING LIST AND WE’LL BE IN TOUCH!

Welcome to the East Fife Tri Club’s Sprint Triathlon!

The event will be held on Sunday 14 April 2019 at Cupar Sport Centre and Duffus Park Community Hub.

The event will host the Scottish National Student Championships. If you wish to enter as a student for this event, please enter through the dedicated student sign up option, and include your university details when requested. 

The Sprint event is for competitors age 15 and above and involves:

  • A 750m (30 lengths) swim in the 5 lane 25m pool. Lane order is sorted based on the estimated swim times submitted by participants. Transition is within the Sport Centre car park.
  • A 24km cycle on open country roads.  Starts with a modest initial climb followed by twice around a mainly flat loop and a downhill return to transition.
  • A 4.9km run which is a loop that takes you out of Cupar toward the west, down a farm road and then back to transition via a country road and the rugby pitches. Please note this route is mixed terrain.  The finishers funnel will be in front of the Duffus Park Grandstand.  

On the entry form, you will be asked to provide an estimated swim time. It is not unusual for people competing in a pool-based triathlon for the first time to "guess" their swim time. Please be reassured, we will accept changes to your estimated swim time up until 31 March.  Your enjoyment, and that of your fellow competitors is greatly enhanced if you are in the correct swim heat.

In the unfortunate event you may need to withdraw from the race please let us know at the earliest opportunity since it may be possible to offer the place to another person.  Withdrawals up to 28 days prior to the race (March 17th) will receive a 50% refund.  Withdrawals up to 14 days prior to the race (March 31st) will receive a 25% refund. No refunds will be provided after March 31st.  Entry exchanges and deferrals are not permitted.

THE PRIORITY ENTRY FOR THE STUDENT CHAMPS HAS NOW CLOSED, BUT PLEASE FEEL FREE TO JOIN THE WAITING LIST ON THE OPEN ENTRIES SPRINT RACE. DON’T FORGET TO SUBMIT YOUR UNIVERSITY/COLLEGE NAME AND YOUR MATRIC NUMBER

 

 

Welcome to the Scottish National Student Championships!

The event will be held on Sunday 14 April 2019 at Cupar Sport Centre and Duffus Park Community Hub.

The event will be the Scottish National Student Championships. If you wish to enter as a student for this event, please provide us with the name of your university and matriculation number when you sign up. 

After 17 February, this VIP route to entry will close and those entering the Student Champs after this date will need to enter via the main Sprint entry page. In this eventuality, you will still be eligible for the student champs as long as you provide your college/university and matric number when asked.  

The Sprint event is for competitors age 15 and above and involves:

  • A 750m (30 lengths) swim in the 6 lane 25m pool. Lane order is sorted based on the estimated swim times submitted by participants. Transition is within the Sport Centre car park.
  • A 24km cycle on open country roads.  Starts with a modest initial climb followed by twice around a mainly flat loop and a downhill return to transition.
  • A 4.9km run which is a loop that takes you out of Cupar toward the west, down a farm road and then back to transition via a country road and the rugby pitches. Please note this route is mixed terrain.  The finishers' funnel will be in front of the Duffus Park Grandstand.  

Eligibility for Student Championships
To be eligible to participate in the Scottish Student Sport Triathlon Championships you must have a current matriculation for a college or university. 

On the entry form, you will be asked to provide an estimated swim time. It is not unusual for people competing in a pool-based triathlon for the first time to "guess" their swim time. Please be reassured, we will accept changes to your estimated swim time up until 31 March.  Your enjoyment, and that of your fellow competitors is greatly enhanced if you are in the correct swim heat.

In the unfortunate event you may need to withdraw from the race please let us know at the earliest opportunity since it may be possible to offer the place to another person.  Withdrawals up to 28 days prior to the race (March 17th) will receive a 50% refund.  Withdrawals up to 14 days prior to the race (March 31st) will receive a 25% refund. No refunds will be provided after March 31st.  Entry exchanges and deferrals are not permitted.

Welcome to the East Fife Tri Club’s Novice Triathlon!

The event will be held on Sunday 14 April 2019 at Cupar Sport Centre and Duffus Park Community Hub.

The Novice event is for any competitor age 15 and above and involves:

  • A 400m (16 lengths) swim in the 5 lane 25m pool. Lane order is sorted based on the estimated swim times submitted by participants. Transition is within the Sport Centre car park.
  • A 14km cycle on open country roads.  Starts with a modest initial climb followed by once around a mainly flat loop and a downhill return to transition.
  • A 2.5km run which will take you around the grounds of Elmwood College and Duffus Park rugby pitches.  Please note this route is mainly on track and grass.  The finishers' funnel will be in front of the Duffus Park Grandstand.  

On the entry form, you will be asked to provide an estimated swim time. It is not unusual for people competing in a pool-based triathlon for the first time to "guess" their swim time. Please be reassured, we will accept changes to your estimated swim time up until 31 March.  Your enjoyment, and that of your fellow competitors is greatly enhanced if you are in the correct swim heat.

In the unfortunate event you may need to withdraw from the race please let us know at the earliest opportunity since it may be possible to offer the place to another person.  Withdrawals up to 28 days prior to the race (March 17th) will receive a 50% refund.  Withdrawals up to 14 days prior to the race (March 31st) will receive a 25% refund. No refunds will be provided after March 31st.  Entry exchanges and deferrals are not permitted.

 

Welcome to the East Fife Tri Club’s Sprint Aquabike!

The event will be held on Sunday 14 April 2019 at Cupar Sport Centre and Duffus Park Community Hub.

This event will be held alongside the sprint triathlon and will be included in the same heats.

The Sprint event is for competitors age 15 and above and involves:

  • A 750m (30 lengths) swim in the 5 lane 25m pool. Lane order is sorted based on the estimated swim times submitted by participants. Transition is within the Sport Centre car park.
  • A 24km cycle on open country roads.  Starts with a modest initial climb followed by twice around a mainly flat loop and a downhill return to transition.
  • Your race will finish on entering the 'bike in' of transition.  You can then rack your bike and make your way to the finishers' funnel in front of the Duffus Park grandstand.

On the entry form, you will be asked to provide an estimated swim time. It is not unusual for people competing in a pool-based triathlon for the first time to "guess" their swim time. Please be reassured, we will accept changes to your estimated swim time up until 31 March.  Your enjoyment, and that of your fellow competitors is greatly enhanced if you are in the correct swim heat.

In the unfortunate event you may need to withdraw from the race please let us know at the earliest opportunity since it may be possible to offer the place to another person.  Withdrawals up to 28 days prior to the race (March 17th) will receive a 50% refund.  Withdrawals up to 14 days prior to the race (March 31st) will receive a 25% refund. No refunds will be provided after March 31st.  Entry exchanges and deferrals are not permitted.

Welcome to the East Fife Tri Club’s Tristars Aquathlon!

The event will be held on Sunday 14 April 2019 at Cupar Sport Centre and Duffus Park Community Hub.

The Tristars 3 Aquathlon is for anyone aged 13-14 years and involves:

  • A 400m (16 lengths) swim in the 5 lane 25m pool. Lane order is sorted based on the estimated swim times submitted by participants. Transition is within the Sport Centre car park.
  • A 2.5km run which will take you around the grounds of Elmwood College and Duffus Park rugby pitches but not onto a public road.  Please note this route is mainly on track and grass.  The finishers funnel will be in front of the Duffus Park Grandstand. 

On the entry form, you will be asked to provide an estimated swim time. It is not unusual for people competing in a pool-based triathlon for the first time to "guess" their swim time. Please be reassured, we will accept changes to your estimated swim time up until 31 March.  

In the unfortunate event you may need to withdraw from the race please let us know at the earliest opportunity since it may be possible to offer the place to another person.  Withdrawals up to 28 days prior to the race (March 17th) will receive a 50% refund.  Withdrawals up to 14 days prior to the race (March 31st) will receive a 25% refund. No refunds will be provided after March 31st.  Entry exchanges and deferrals are not permitted.

We will assume that all aquathlon entrants have the approval of their parents or guardians to take part. 

Welcome to the East Fife Tri Club’s Tristars Aquathlon!

The event will be held on Sunday 14 April 2019 at Cupar Sport Centre and Duffus Park Community Hub.

The Tristars 2 Aquathlon is for anyone aged 11-12 years and involves:

  • A 250m (10 lengths) swim in the 5 lane 25m pool. Lane order is sorted based on the estimated swim times submitted by participants. Transition is within the Sport Centre car park.
  • A 1900m run which is entirely off road and within the confines of Duffus Park.  The finishers funnel will be in front of the Duffus Park Grandstand.  

On the entry form, you will be asked to provide an estimated swim time. It is not unusual for people competing in a pool-based triathlon for the first time to "guess" their swim time. Please be reassured, we will accept changes to your estimated swim time up until 31 March.  

In the unfortunate event you may need to withdraw from the race please let us know at the earliest opportunity since it may be possible to offer the place to another person.  Withdrawals up to 28 days prior to the race (March 17th) will receive a 50% refund.  Withdrawals up to 14 days prior to the race (March 31st) will receive a 25% refund. No refunds will be provided after March 31st.  Entry exchanges and deferrals are not permitted.

We will assume that all aquathlon entrants have the approval of their parents or guardians to take part. 

Welcome to the East Fife Tri Club’s Tristars Aquathlon!

The event will be held on Sunday 14 April 2019 at Cupar Sport Centre and Duffus Park Community Hub.

The Tristars 1 Aquathlon is for anyone aged 9-10 years and involves:

  • A 150m (6 lengths) swim in the 5 lane 25m pool. Lane order is sorted based on the estimated swim times submitted by participants. Transition is within the Sport Centre car park.
  • A 1400m run which is entirely off road and within the confines of Duffus Park.  The finishers funnel will be in front of the Duffus Park Grandstand.  

On the entry form, you will be asked to provide an estimated swim time. It is not unusual for people competing in a pool-based triathlon for the first time to "guess" their swim time. Please be reassured, we will accept changes to your estimated swim time up until 31st March.  

In the unfortunate event you may need to withdraw from the race please let us know at the earliest opportunity since it may be possible to offer the place to another person.  Withdrawals up to 28 days prior to the race (March 17th) will receive a 50% refund.  Withdrawals up to 14 days prior to the race (March 31st) will receive a 25% refund. No refunds will be provided after March 31st.  Entry exchanges and deferrals are not permitted.

We will assume that all aquathlon entrants have the approval of their parents or guardians to take part. 

 

Welcome to the East Fife Tri Club’s Tristars Aquathlon!

The event will be held on Sunday 14 April 2019 at Cupar Sport Centre and Duffus Park Community Hub.

The Tristars Start event is for anyone aged 8 years and involves:

  • A 50m (2 lengths) swim in the 5 lane 25m pool. Lane order is sorted based on the estimated swim times submitted by participants. Transition is within the Sport Centre car park.
  • A 500m run which is entirely off road and within the confines of Duffus Park.  The finishers funnel will be in front of the Duffus Park Grandstand.  

On the entry form, you will be asked to provide an estimated swim time. It is not unusual for people competing in a pool-based triathlon for the first time to "guess" their swim time. Please be reassured, we will accept changes to your estimated swim time up until 31 March.  

In the unfortunate event you may need to withdraw from the race please let us know at the earliest opportunity since it may be possible to offer the place to another person.  Withdrawals up to 28 days prior to the race (March 17th) will receive a 50% refund.  Withdrawals up to 14 days prior to the race (March 31st) will receive a 25% refund. No refunds will be provided after March 31st.  Entry exchanges and deferrals are not permitted.

Parental Consent:

We will assume that all aquathlon entrants have the approval of their parents or guardians to take part. 

Prices

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31 Mar 2019£40.00£46.00

*Discounted for members of any of TS TE WT

UntilDiscounted*Standard
17 Feb 2019£40.00£46.00

*Discounted for members of any of TS TE WT

UntilDiscounted*Standard
31 Mar 2019£35.00£41.00

*Discounted for members of any of TS TE WT

UntilDiscounted*Standard
31 Mar 2019£35.00£41.00

*Discounted for members of any of TS TE WT

Until
31 Mar 2019£16.00
Until
31 Mar 2019£16.00
Until
31 Mar 2019£16.00
Until
31 Mar 2019£16.00
For each sign-up, the organiser pays the Service Fee of 4% (min 50p). You pay no surcharge

Dates and Status

Date: 14 Apr 2019

EventAvailable/TotalStatusClosing Date
East Fife Sprint Triathlon??/120Closed31 Mar 2019
Scottish National Student Sprint Triathlon Championships??/60Closed17 Feb 2019
East Fife Novice Triathlon??/30Waiting List31 Mar 2019
East Fife Sprint Aquabike??/14Waiting List31 Mar 2019
East Fife Aquathlon - Tristars 3??/30Open31 Mar 2019
East Fife Aquathlon - Tristars 2??/30Waiting List31 Mar 2019
East Fife Aquathlon - Tristars 1??/30Waiting List31 Mar 2019
East Fife Aquathlon - Tristars Start??/30Open31 Mar 2019
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Organiser

Sally Newman-Carter

+447769274641

   
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