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Organiser's Description

East Fife Tri Club's Tristars Aquathlon 2024

The East Fife Tri Club’s Annual Triathlon and Tristars Aquathlon will be held on Sunday 14 April 2024 at Cupar Sports Centre and Duffus Park Community Hub. 

This event is ideal for new triathletes as well as seasoned competitors. Entries for the Sprint and Novice race can be made here: www.entrycentral.com/EFTFESTIVAL2024

After the success of the children's aquathlon in the previous years, 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 website www.eastfifetriathlonclub.com 

Races will be run over the following distances:

 

Swim

Run

Tristars 3 (age 13-14)

400m

2800m

Tristars 2 (age 11-12)

250m

2000m

Tristars 1 (age 9-10)

150m

1500m

Tristars Start  (age 8)

50m

600m

Race Routes:

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

Tristars 3 Run Route TriStar 3 route

Tristars 2 Run Route  Tri Star 2 Route

Tristars 1 Run Route TriStar 1 Route

Tristart Run Route TriStart Route

Race Day Timings

Exact timings (mostly relating to heats) will not be confirmed until the week before the race, but guide timings are as follows:

  Tristars
Registration 8:00 - 8:45
Race Brief 8:45
Race Start 9:15
Prize Giving 12:30

Please note any updates to these timings that may be sent out in the correspondence prior to the race.

 

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

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 (17th March) will receive a 75% refund.  Withdrawals up to 14 days prior to the race (31st March) will receive a 50% refund. No refunds will be provided after March 31st.  Entry exchanges and deferrals are not permitted.
 
If the event is cancelled due to circumstances out of the organisers control then no refunds will be offered, and the organiser will accept no further liability whatsoever arising from such a cancellation. This includes situations such as adverse weather conditions or major incidents. In this circumstance, the organisers will make every reasonable attempt to reschedule the event, in which scenario, original entrants will have their entry automatically transferred to the rescheduled event.
 
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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.

East Fife Aquathlon - Tristars 3

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

The event will be held on Sunday 14 April 2024 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 in Duffus park near the bandstand.
  • A 2800m run out and back which will take you on a track near 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. Wrist bands will be issued at lap turn points to assist the counting of laps.

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 26 March.  It is imperative that swim times provided are an accurate reflection of the athlete's ability, in order to provide as enjoyable - and fair - a race experience as possible, for all.  Therefore, we may contact you in advance of the race to request evidence of swim times, in order to establish that the times provided are reasonably accurate.  

To join Triathlon Scotland, please click here: https://www.britishtriathlon.org/join

Parental Consent:

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

PRIZES

Prizes will be awarded to 1st, 2nd, 3rd open and female.

East Fife Aquathlon - Tristars 2

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

The event will be held on Sunday 14 April 2024 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 in Duffus park near the Grandstand.
  • A 2000m 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. Wrist bands will be issued at lap turn points to assist the counting of laps.

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.  It is imperative that swim times provided are an accurate reflection of the athlete's ability, in order to provide as enjoyable - and fair - a race experience as possible, for all.  Therefore, we may contact you in advance of the race to request evidence of swim times, in order to establish that the times provided are reasonably accurate.  

To join Triathlon Scotland, please click here: https://www.britishtriathlon.org/join

Parental Consent:

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

PRIZES

Prizes will be awarded to 1st, 2nd, 3rd open and female.

East Fife Aquathlon - Tristars 1

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

The event will be held on Sunday 14 April 2024 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 in Duffus park by the Grandstand.
  • A 1500m 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.  Wrist bands will be issued at lap turn points to assist the counting of laps.

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.  It is imperative that swim times provided are an accurate reflection of the athlete's ability, in order to provide as enjoyable - and fair - a race experience as possible, for all.  Therefore, we may contact you in advance of the race to request evidence of swim times, in order to establish that the times provided are reasonably accurate.  

To join Triathlon Scotland, please click here: https://www.britishtriathlon.org/join

Parental Consent:

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

PRIZES

Prizes will be awarded to 1st, 2nd, 3rd male and female.

 

East Fife Aquathlon - Tristars Start

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

The event will be held on Sunday 14 April 2024 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 on the Duffus pitches near the grandstand.
  • A 600m 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.  It is imperative that swim times provided are an accurate reflection of the athlete's ability, in order to provide as enjoyable - and fair - a race experience as possible, for all.  Therefore, we may contact you in advance of the race to request evidence of swim times, in order to establish that the times provided are reasonably accurate.  

To join Triathlon Scotland, please click here: https://www.britishtriathlon.org/join

Parental Consent:

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

PRIZES

Prizes will be awarded to 1st, 2nd, 3rd male and female.

Prices

Until
31 Mar 2024 23:59£15.00

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

A British Triathlon Race Pass is required for participants who are not a British Triathlon Home Nation member. For this event, Race Pass costs are £2.00 for participants aged 24 and under, and £8.00 otherwise.

Dates and Status

Date: 14 Apr 2024

Closing Date: 31 Mar 2024 23:59

Status: Open

EventAvailable/Total
East Fife Aquathlon - Tristars 3??/30
East Fife Aquathlon - Tristars 2??/30
East Fife Aquathlon - Tristars 1??/30
East Fife Aquathlon - Tristars Start??/30
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Organiser

Paul Stone
   

Cupar Sports Centre Carslogie Road Cupar KY15 4HY