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This Festival is in a testing state, and is not open for public sign-ups until the organiser has launched it.

Organiser's Description

Discount: 10% for Triathlon Scotland (BTF) Members

We are excited to invite you to join us for the Scottish National Duathlon Championships at St Andrews Autumn Duathlon Festival 2023. We offer a Novice Duathlon alongside our main event, as a friendly race aimed at those just starting out. Races are open to all, from complete beginners up to seasoned triathletes. 

Race entry includes a post-race pack including race memento. Please note, non-Triathlon Scotland Members are welcome, but Triathlon Scotland will only provide a medal to those placing at the event if they are a member of Triathlon Scotland as this is a Scottish Championship event. Triathlon Scotland membership can be bought here:

Relay teams of 2 or 3 can enter the main duathlon at the same price; please put your name under one person and tick off if you are entering as a team on the questionnaire. For each leg of the race, only ONE team member will participate.


St Andrews Autumn Duathlon 2023

The duathlon consists of a Run/Cycle/Run format over a distance of 5km/25km/2.5km.

This race is open to all aged 15 and over with racers under 18 needing explicit parental consent that can be emailed to us at: . This is a non drafting race. Additional measures will be implemented due to COVID-19 if necessary.

Course Routes

5k Run:

25k Bike:

2.5k Run:

Note: The Bike course has changed from previous years and we acknowledge the fact that it is slightly longer than the usual sprint duathlon length. The course was changed to eliminate a right turn across a busy road that caused unfair delays, and also due to safety concerns over the quality of road on the Nydie hill descent and the blind corner on it. The new course should provide a faster, fairer and safer race for all.

St Andrews Autumn Novice Duathlon 2022

The race is open to all and a perfect race for beginners. 

The race will also be a Run/Cycle/Run format with a shorter course of 2.5km/10km/2.5km.

This race is open to all aged 15 and over with racers under 18 needing explicit parental consent that can be emailed to us at . This is a non drafting race. Additional measures will be implemented due to COVID-19 if necesssary.

Course Routes

2.5k Run:

10k Cycle:

2.5k Run:


Race Timetable

Timetable may be subject to change, in which case all participants will be notified

8:15am-9:15am: Registration Open (Within cricket pavillion)

8:30am Transition Open

9:40am: Blue Wave Start

9:55am: Yellow Wave Start

10:10am: Novice Wave Start


This race is held under the regulations of Triathlon Scotland and the British Triathlon federation - please visit the link below for more details:

About Triathlon Scotland

Triathlon Scotland is the National Governing Body for triathlon, duathlon and aquathlon, recognised by the British Triathlon Federation.

We help to provide opportunities for racing through our event permitting procedure and support our best event organisers to host our series of Scottish Championship events.

You can become a member of Triathlon Scotland at any time by visiting You can choose from our Essential, Core and Ultimate membership packages. You will receive a race licence with our Core and Ultimate membership packages and access to discounted race entries in most events across Great Britain. All membership packages offer insurance cover (cover varies) and access to fantastic product discounts and exclusive offers.

As a Core or Ultimate member, you are also eligible to take part in the You Can Sport Ranking Series, and also earn a Scottish National Championship title.

If you are not a member of Triathlon Scotland, by entering this Scottish National Championship event, you will be contacted via email by Triathlon Scotland for Championships eligibility and monitoring purposes. We would like to also let you know about future opportunities within triathlon, and encourage you to opt into this service.

Triathlon Scotland GDPR Statement

You agree that we may publish your personal information as part of the results of the event, and will pass such information to any governing body or any affiliated organisation for the purpose of insurance, licences, or the publishing of results, either for the event alone, or combined with, or compared to other events.  Results may include, but are not limited to first name, surname, date of birth, age category, result, penalties and any club / home country / regional affiliation.

You also agree that in the event of a disciplinary or welfare incident that you are either involved in or witness, we may pass on your personal information to British Triathlon and/or the relevant Home Nation association or any relevant Authorities for the purpose of supporting any investigatory activity into that incident.


Limited parking is available at the University Sports Centre and Buchanan Gardens with more extensive parking available at the Petheram Bridge car park (free).

Refund Policy 

At the organiser's discretion, refunds (minus credit card processing fees) will be issued to any competitor who withdraws from the event more than 14 days before the event. Withdrawals after that date will be refunded if, and only if the competitors place can be filled from a waiting list. No refunds will be issued after 18/09/23.

We'd like to thank our sponsors for all their support.





To sign-up for this event, the Service Fee is 4% (min 50p) for each sign-up

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 £6.00 (plus £0.24 service charge) for participants aged 24 and under, and £12.00 (plus £0.48 service charge) otherwise.

St Andrews Autumn Duathlon 2023
18 Sep 2023 23:59£36.90
St Andrews Autumn Novice Duathlon 2023
18 Sep 2023 23:59£30.60

Dates and Status

Date: 24 Sep 2023

Closing Date: 18 Sep 2023 23:59

Status: Closed

St Andrews Autumn Duathlon 2023??/150
St Andrews Autumn Novice Duathlon 2023??/30


Theo Murton



University of St Andrews Cricket Pavilion, St Leonards Road, St Andrews