You Can Sport Corporate Challenge Cup

13 Jul 19

Organiser's Description

Welcome to the You Can Sport Corporate Challenge Cup


You Can Sport and Triathlon Scotland invite you to #takethechallenge and be part of the first You Can Sport Corporate Challenge Cup!

The You Can Sport Corporate Challenge Cup will be part of the the Monifieth Triathlon Club Triathlon Festival taking place at Monikie Country Park on 13/14 July.

Entry to this event is open to businesses, their staff and clients and is an exciting new swim-bike-run race format designed to create excitement, tactical decisions and a whole lot of fun for teams of three people.

The event is short and the course will consist of an open water swim (300m), cycle (5000m) and run (1250m), which is done twice.


What to expect:

Teams will consist of 3 people (either employees or a mix of employees and clients) and each team must 
 
- include a female member 
- complete the swim-bike-run course twice
- pass one timing chip (as the baton) between each team member
 
All male teams can enter, but are non competing.  All female teams are encouraged. 
 
Competitors must do one leg in each heat, either the swim, bike or the run, but you cannot do two disciplines in one heat. 
 
Examples: 
 
A1 swims, A2 bikes, A3 runs, A1 swims, A2 bikes, A3 runs
or
A1 swims, A2 bikes, A3 runs, A3 swims, A1 bikes, A2 runs
or
A1 swims, A2 bikes, A3 runs, A2 swims, A3 bikes, A1 runs


Ultimately, you decide the team tactics you want to take, in order to have your best race!


This event is run in accordance with the British Triathlon Rules.  You can download the rule book here


Venue:
Monikie Country Park, Panmure Road, Dundee, DD5 3QN

Date: Saturday 13 July 2019 (closing date 1 July)

Cost: £150 per team (£75 entry fee and £75 donation to the Triathlon Trust)

Included in the team entry price is a donation to our charity partner, the Triathlon Trust to help 'change lives through triathlon'.  You can also undertake individual fundraising for the Triathlon Trust, or a charity of your choice. For individual fundraising for the Triathlon Trust, please click here for details.

What to Bring:

Swimming kit wetsuit(s) / goggles / swimwear or tri-suit

At least one roadworthy bike (the course will be on tarmac) / cycling shoes

Running kit / running shoes 

How to get involved:

Click the sign up button at the top of this page.  Participants must be aged 15 by 31 December 2019. Please read our terms and conditions below before you sign up to this event.  Also, if you have any additional needs and require assistance in order to fully participate please contact Triathlon Scotland on 01786 466928 to discuss before you sign up. 

Once you have signed up you will receive a confirmation email with key information. You will then get a second email from Triathlon Scotland around 7 days prior to the event. This will contain all the information you will need regarding the day which should be distributed to your team. 

Timings: 

As this race is following the Youth Tri Stars Event, timing may vary.  The race takes place at the same time as the Mixed Team Relay Championships and as a guide will follow the race timings set by Monifieth Triathlon Club.

  • 07:30 Registration/Transition Opens
  • 10:00 Registration/Transition Closes
  • 10:30 Race Brief
  • 10:45 Move to the swim start
  • 10:50 Swim Brief
  • 10:55 Swim warm up
  • 11:00 Swim start

Got children interested in racing?

Sign them up for the TriStar events also on Saturday 13 July. More details here.

Want an extra personal challenge?

Sign up for the sprint triathlon event taking place on Sunday 14 July (750m swim, 20km cycle, 5km run). More details here.

What prizes are on offer:

The biggest prize is completing the challenge and having a great day out!  However the team with the fastest combined time will be crowned our Corporate Challenge Cup winner and each team member will receive a trophy to take home and a trophy for the office.  We will also have some spot prizes and give aways.

What else do I need to know:

Please read our privacy policy here.

Please read our terms and conditions here.

About our sponsors:

You Can Sport are a family business committed to creating happier, healthier lifestyles, and workforces through sport.  Key services are corporate wellness initiatives, individual training plans and event commentary.

We are the current sponsors of the Triathlon Scotland Ranking Series and through this partnership, as well as the new Corporate Challenge Cup, we are encouraging more people to get active through triathlon.

We want to help companies invest in their employees' health and wellness, and make exercise accessible to all.  Studies have shown that training as a team will help boost employee camaraderie and will

- improve productivity
- reduce stress
- increase employee morale
- lower absenteeism 
- enhance team bonding
- increase employee retention 

For more information about workplace wellness with You Can Sport, contact Graham, Craig and Gregg Coull on info@youcansport.co.uk 

 

Prices

Until
01 Jul 2019£150.00

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

Dates and Status

Date: 13/07/2019

Status: Open

Total Places: 10

Places Available: ??

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Organiser

Gemma Simpson

01786 466928

     

Monikie Country Park Panmure Road Dundee DD5 3QN