Cheltenham Tri in the Park Junior & Adult Triathlon
22 Jul 2017
Cheltenham Tri in the Park Junior and Adult Triathlon 2017 has now sold out! We are delighted to have reached capacity for both races, however, we are sorry that we have limited numbers and cannot accommodate more of you... we do have a waiting list in place and will offer any places to those on the waiting list on a first come first served basis should any entries become available.
Thank you so much for your support and we look forward to seeing you on race day!
Cheltenham Tri in the Parkis Cheltenham Triathlon Club's family friendly off-road super-sprint triathlon set within the beautiful boundaries of Cheltenham’s Pittville Park…
An indoor pool swim followed by an off-road cycle and run this triathlon is ideal for families, those who are new to the sport and seasoned triathletes looking to try something a little bit different!
New for 2017 - Tri in the Park will be using CHIP TIMING!
Our Junior Triathlon returns in 2017!
The junior event will take place before the adult race - Cheltenham Tri in the Park will be perfect for families wishing to give triathlon a go!
Provisional Race Day Timetable: (Tri in the Park is an afternoon event)
15.30: Adult Race Compulsory Race Briefing Poolside (10 Minutes before each wave thereafter)
At registration non BTF members will be issued with a day license. BTF members are entitled to a £3 refund upon presentation of a valid BTF membership card. Present your photo ID membership card when you register and you will be refunded the price of the BTF Day Licence that was included in your entry fee.
Registration takes place in the leisure centre lobby with compulsory race briefing for competitors poolside 10 mins before start time.
The Tristars Youth Category will race with adults on the adult course. The minimum age is 15 years at 31st December 2017.
Please note: This event is limited to 150 competitors so early entry is highly recommended.
Our 2016 race information pack with important information, FAQs and course details from last year is available on our website http://www.cheltenhamtri.org.uk
Please note that detailed course information and the all important race start times will be emailed out when our online entries close 1 week prior to race day. Any last minute event information and the start list will also be published on our website!
Bike: The 10km cycle is entirely off road circumnavigating the perimeter of the park. The course does not require technical mountain bike expertise (or bravery!) however an off-road, mountain or hybrid bike is recommended. The course will be 5 laps around the pitch and putt golf course.
Run: The single lap run is off-road and mixed terrain (mainly grass) it is approx 2.5km around the park and will be an enjoyable end to the race!
This event is limited to 125 competitors so early entry is highly recommended!
Please note: ALL child entrants MUST be able to swim the distance specified in their age group category confidently.
We will ask that children must be able to exit the pool, find and collect their bicycle (without outside assistance) and confidently cycle/run unaided - whilst counting their own laps - in order to compete. We will of course have marshals on hand to direct, support, cheer on and aid the children whenever needed!
Please note that children will race in their age group categories and races will start at staggered times. Youngest racing first.
The 2016 race information pack with important information, FAQs and course details from last years event is available on our website http://www.cheltenhamtri.org.uk
Please note that detailed course layout information and the all important race start times will be emailed out (when our online entries close) 1 week prior to race day. Any last minute event information and the start list will be published on our website!
The minimin age for the Junior Triathlon is 8 years old at 31st December 2017.
Tristar Start : 8 yrs
Tristar 1 : 9/10 yrs
Tristar 2 : 11/12 yrs
Tristar 3 : 13/14 yrs
Youth : 15/16 yrs
2500m adult distance
These age groups are based upon the age of a competitor on the 31st December 2017. For example, if the child’s 13th birthday is in December they will race in Tristar 3 : 13-14 years category - even though they are only 12 years old at the time of racing in July.
The Youth Category competitors aged 15/16 years will race in the adult race. Please sign up to the Tri In The Park Adult Triathlon.
New for 2017 the Cheltenham Tri in the Park Training Course!
This year 16 participants who have signed up to Cheltenham Tri in the Park 2017 can experience 4 weeks of running and swimming training with our club.
The course will consist of progressive swimming and running training sessions designed to help novice triathletes prepare for Tri in the Park and future races!
Our 4 week course will consist of:
Mondays - Run Improvers:
27th June at: Pittville Park. Focus: Consistent Pacing
3rd July at: Burrow's Field. Focus: Cadence
10th July at: Pittville Park. Focus: Form
17th July at: Burrow's Field. Focus: Endurance/change of pace
Run Improvers: Arrival 6.45 for 7pm start. The run improvers course is ideal for both new and experienced runners. The sessions are fully coached. Based on individuals fitness you work at your own speed improving technique, with the use of warm up, dynamic drills, technique, distance or speed set work followed by a warm down. All abilities are welcome.
Tuesdays - Swim Improvers:
28th June at Lido. Focus: Form and body position.
4th July at Lido. Focus: Breathing
11th July at Lido. Focus: Technique drills
18th July at Lido. Focus: Race pacing
Swim Improvers: Arrival 7.15 for 7.30pm start. The swim improvers course is intended to improve technique and confidence in the build up to race day through progressive, fully coached, swim training sessions. Each 1 hour session includes warm up, drill focus with progression, main set, cool down and debrief. Tri in the Park entrants on this course will be offered exclusive coaching in separate lanes however any swimmers at immediate level or above may be selected to join in the tri club session.
All of our training sessions will be coached by BTF qualified coaches.
The cost of the run and swim improvers 4 week course is only £20. Entrants are encouraged to attend all of the 8 sessions, however, you are welcome to sign up tp the course and select specific sessions if you so wish.
Please select on the entry form which sessions you are able to attend. We look forward to welcoming you to our run and swim improvers course.
The Monday run sessions will be held at:
27th June: Pittville Park. Meet at Prince Of Wales Stadium Entrance. Tommy Taylors Lane, Cheltenham GL50 4RN
3rd July: Burrow's Field. Meet at Burrow's Field Playing Fields carpark. Moorend Grove, Cheltenham GL53 0EY
10th July: Pittville Park. Meet at Pittville Pump Room. East Approach Drive, Cheltenham GL52 3JE
17th July: Burrow's Field. Meet at Burrow's Field Playing Fields carpark. Moorend Grove, Cheltenham GL53 0EY
All Tuesday swims: Meet (inside) Sandford Parks Lido. Keynsham Road, Cheltenham GL53 7PU
|Cheltenham Tri in the Park Adult Triathlon||22 Jul 2017||??/115||Closed||12 Jul 2017|
|Cheltenham Tri in the Park Junior Triathlon||22 Jul 2017||??/122||Closed||12 Jul 2017|
|Cheltenham Tri in the Park Adult Triathlon (run and swim) Training Course||22 Jul 2017||??/16||Closed||22 Jul 2017|
|12 Jul 2017||£28.00|
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|22 Jul 2017||£20.00|
To sign-up for this event on EntryCentral with a card payment, the Service Fee is 5% (min 60p) for each sign-up