GRC Fauldhouse Youth Aquathlon

02 Oct 16

Welcome to the GRC Fauldhouse Youth Aquathlon. We return to our home at the Fauldhouse Partnership Centre. The race continues to form part of the Triathlon Scotland Tristars and Youth Aquathlon Series.

Many of the current performance programme athletes started out competing in aquathlons, but it is also a great opportunity to meet and make new friends. Further, any athlete who completes in four or more events can achieve a series ranking with overall positions decided using the competitor's best four events. Points are awarded equally across the series events, with 10 points for a win, nine for second down to one, awarded to every competitor. In the event of a tied position at the end of the series, the standing is shared.

Points are also awarded to the clubs ranking for the Aquathlon Series.  Important - to be eligible to win an overall ranking series award, participants must be a member of triathlonscotland. To find out more on this series and see a full list of events please visit here http://www.triathlonscotland.org/youth.

The event comprises of a pool swim followed by an outdoor run. The run course is totally traffic free and marshalled, ensuring competitor safety at all times.  All run distances will be marked as well as being marshalled.

 

The event will be held at the Fauldhouse Partnership Centre and will run from 11:00 to approximately 13:30.

 

Registration will be from 10 - 10:40 at the swimming pool entrance and race briefing at 10:50.

 

The Junior Aquathlon is open to competitors aged from 8 to 16 inclusive - based on competitor's age at end of this year. While we appreciate that it may be difficult to accurately predict the swim time, please be aware that we will be unable to make any alterations to the swim lanes on the day of the event so please ensure as to estimate as best as possible. If in any doubt please contact the event organiser.

 

The race distances are as follows:

 

Age GroupCategorySwimRun
8TriStar Start50m0.6km
9-10TriStar 1150m1.5km
11-12TriStar 2250m2km
13-14TriStar 3400m3km
15-16Youth400m3km

 

Triathlon age groups are based on age at end of the year. e.g. If you're 11th birthday is coming up this Winter then you'll race in the 11-12 age group, even though you'll only be 10 on the day of the race. This ensures that you race against the same people all year through.

 

Race Starts at 11am - Registration from 10am

 

Prize giving will be at approximately 13:00 or shortly after the fiinsh.

 

For more details, travel information, course routes etc. please refer to the club’s website: www.grctri.wordpress.com 

 

Additional Information 

 

Spectators: Spectators are very welcome. The pool has a small designated spectators viewing area.  We will be providing refreshments for competitors and spectators for a small donation (or a large one!). 

 

Rules: This race is held under the rules of Triathlon Scotland and the British Triathlon Federation - see http://www.britishtriathlon.org/about

 

Refunds:  

Withdraw before 1st August 2016= 90% REFUND 
Withdraw between 2nd August and 19th September 2016 = 50% REFUND 
Withdraw after the 20th September 2016 = NO REFUND

 

Organiser
Robert Ovens

07971417877

Dates and Status

Date: 02/10/2016

Status: Open

Total Places: 100

Places Available: ??

Prices
UntilDiscounted*Standard
26/09/2016£9.00£11.00

*Discounted for members of any of TS TE WT

For each sign-up with a card payment, the organiser pays the Service Fee of 5% (min 60p). You pay no surcharge

Event Address
Fauldhouse Partnership Centre, Lanrigg Road, Fauldhouse, West Lothian, EH47 9JD

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