Sandwell Children's Triathlon 2018 has now closed and you will not be able to sign-up for it. Please check the Info for any organiser updates.
This event is in a testing state, and is not open for public sign-ups until the organiser has launched it.

Sandwell Children's Triathlon 2018

24 Jun 18

Oldbury Swimming & Triathlon Club's


Sandwell Childrens Triathlon 2018

Part of the West Midlands Childrens Series

and a qualifier event for the School Games in August.


A Children 8-16yr Event

Open Water Swim, Closed Road Cycle, Park Path Run


A Triathlon consists of a swim followed by a cycle ride then a run.



Age Group

Swim Distance

Cycle Distance

Run Distance

Tri Start (8yrs)




Tri Star 1 (9-10yrs)




Tri Star 2 (11-12yrs)




Tri Star 3 (13-14yrs)




Youth  (15-16yrs)




 IMPORTANT! Your race age is as you will be on 31 December 2018, not age on race day                                               We will consider relay teams participation if all in same age category


Entry fee: £18 to £30 

Early bird £18 up to 4th April

then £25 up to 3rd June

then £30 up to 18th June


Plus a registration admin fee of 4% (76p max) 

If not a BTF member you will be charged £1, for a TE day race licence.

Don't delay enter early for less.



OSTC operate a full refund (excluding Entry Central admin charge) to competitors who withdraw from competitions prior to one Calendar Month before race day.

Also; to competitors who inform the Event Organiser (email, text, phone call) prior to race day,

1. the option of deferring their entry to the following years Event at no extra cost (excluding day licences).



Basic Information

Name: Sandwell Childrens Triathlon 2018

Date: Sunday 24th June 2018

Place: Sandwell Valley

Parking:  by registration & T1, Swan Pool, Park Lane/Forge Lane, Sandwell Valley, B71 3SX (no access durring event).

Registration:  Field top of path by lake, Swan Pool, Sandwell Valley

Registration  Open:  8.15am to 9.30am

Transition area:  car park by lake, Swan Pool, Sandwell Valley (8.15-9.30) no parents, marshalls help only

Main Briefing: 9.30am by registration

Tri suits, swim hat, timing chip: get on 15 minutes before your start time (supplied hat compulsary!)

Lakeside Briefing:  at Lake entry 10 minutes before your start

1st swimmers start:  in waves at approx 9.55am Swan Pool

Finish Line:  same small field as registration, near lake entry/exit

Changing facilities/toilets:  portaloos near transition, no changing facilities

Swim hats:  will be supplied and the wearing of is compulsory

Wetsuits: recomended, not expected to be compulsary, depends upon water temperature, shortie suits are permitted.

(see BTF rules)

Cycle Course: 2Km laps (IKm for TSS) on Park Lane. There is a road closure inforce during the Event as well as 15 minutes prior to and after the Event. A rare opportunity to race on an actual British Road.

Chip timing: yes

Youths go first, TS starts last


Prelimary race results will be posted on

Official race results will be posted a few days later on

as well as being emailed out to competitors.

Please note all times stated are approx at this stage and depend on the amount of entries from each category.  If you would like to participate in a free training session with us “Oldbury STC” contact our Tri Rep at “


Mark Deakin


Dates and Status

Date: 24/06/2018

Status: Closed

Total Places: 200

Places Available: ??

04 Apr 2018£18.00£19.00
03 Jun 2018£25.00£26.00
18 Jun 2018£30.00£31.00

*Discounted for members of any of TE WT TS

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

Event Address
Swan Pool, Sandwell Valley, Park Lane, West Bromwich, West Midlands B71 3SX