Glenrothes Triathlon Festival

09 Sep 2018

Glenrothes Triathlon Festival

 

We warmly invite you to join us for our second Glenrothes Triathlon Festival on Sunday 9th September at Michael Woods Sports and Leisure Centre.  The festival features 2 races that include a sprint (for the seasoned triathlete) and a novice (for the beginners/first timers). The races are open to all and the event is very inclusive.  So why not come along and give it a go.

 

Races           

NOVICE which consists of a swim/cycle/run format over a distance of 400m (16 lengths)/10km/3km

SPRINT which consists of a swim/cycle/run format over a distance of 750m (30 lengths)/20km/5km

 

Race Goodies      

Race entry includes a colourful designed medal, a draw string goody bag full of awesomeness and a water bottle. Outstanding!!

 

Cost of Entry

NOVICE Entry is £28 or £26 if you are a member of British Triathlon Federation/Triathlon Scotland

SPRINT Entry is £35 or £33 if you are a member of British Triathlon Federation/Triathlon Scotland

Closing date for entries is midnight Friday 31st August 2018. There will be NO entries on the day.

Race Timetable                     

Registration for the race opens at 8.15am. Race briefing will take place at 9am with the first heat taking place at 9.15am. 

Race                             

 Registration closes 

  Transition closes 

 Race starts

  Prizegiving

Sprint

9am

9am

9.15am

 

Novice

 

9am

 

9am

 

9.45am 

 

 Approximately

 13.30pm for all

 

 

Swim: The swim will take place in the pool of the Michael Woods Sport and Leisure Centre. There will be several heats starting at 9.15am. You will be advised of your heat on the day. Swim can be completed using any stroke so don't worry too much about front crawl.

Bike: The cycle is a 10km undulating bike loop (or 2 loops if doing the Sprint route) that features Glenrothes Airport and the lovely countryside. Your bike must be roadworthy ie brakes working, tyres ok etc. Helmets must be worn at all times during cycle. There is no 'drafting' allowed in these races as per Triathlons Scotland's rules. For the exact route follow the link below

http://www.mapometer.com/cycling/route_4513278.html

Run: The run will be on good paths for the majority of the run. The routes are below:-

Novice Route (one loop):-

https://www.mapometer.com/running/route_4747171

Sprint Route (two loops, second loop shortened):-

https://www.mapometer.com/running/route_4747178

Both routes will be adequately marshalled with lots of signage.

It is the competitors responsibility for their own safety and to abide by the Highway Code.

Facilities

Changing, toilet and cafe facilities are available at the Sports Centre. There is plenty of parking on site.

Prize Giving

Will be as close to 1.30pm as the event allows. The prizes have been generously donated by our sponsors Balbirnie House Hotel and Leslie Bike Shop. The bags and bottles have been donated by Velux Windows.

Results

The event is chip timed and the results will be published as soon as possible post event.

Rules:

This race is held under the regulations of Triathlon Scotland and the British Triathlon federation - see 

http://www.britishtriathlon.org/about

Refund Policy 

Unfortunately we are unable to offer a refund, no matter what the circumstances.

Further Info

Further race details will be explained at the race briefing on the day including the format of the swim, a confirmation of the routes and any other relevant information that ensures you have a safe and enjoyable race. In the meantime should you have any questions please contact 

Organiser
Nicola Philp

07817535207

Dates and Status
EventDateAvailable/TotalStatusClosing Date
Sprint Race09 Sep 2018??/96Open31 Aug 2018
Novice Race09 Sep 2018??/96Open31 Aug 2018

These events share a common pool of 96 places

Prices
UntilDiscounted*Standard
31 Aug 2018£33.00£35.00

*Discounted for members of any of TS TE WT

UntilDiscounted*Standard
31 Aug 2018£26.00£28.00

*Discounted for members of any of TS TE WT

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

Event Address
Michael Woods Sport and Leisure Centre Viewfield Glenrothes KY6 2RD