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Scottish National Standard Distance Triathlon Championships at Knockburn Loch

01 Sep 2024

Organiser's Description

The Triathlon Scotland National Standard Distance Triathlon Championships - 

Sunday 1st September 2024

Knockburn Loch site is man-made and located below Kerloch Hill, near Banchory, AB31 6LL. It was developed several years ago by one of the Fleet Feet triathletes as a free-for-all sporting facility. As a result, it is ideal for open water triathlons.

Standard Distances are:

Registration 8am - 9.15am.  

Race manual available here

The standard event is open to competitors who are Triathlonscotland Junior 2/B category and older (i.e. minimum 17 years old on 31-Dec-24.

Please find  the following useful links - British Triathlon Rule BookGuide to your First Triathlon and FAQ's  

See Fleet Feet website for all details

Any problems or queries give us a shout on FFT Facebook page or e-mail:

Race License. A race license provides you with insurance cover during racing and training with triathlon clubs. They are either available for a year from the governing body triathlon scotland, or race by race. Those people without a yearly race license, pay a higher entry fee which effectively provides them with a race day only license. You may join Triathlon Scotland on the day of the race, if you are not already a member. See information about joining Triathlon Scotland here.

Championship Race Prizes:


Volunteers. To make this event happen we are looking for volunteers to help on the day of the event. If you would like to support us and cheer the athletes along either as a marshal, during registration or at the finish line, get in touch at

Knockburn Sports Loch.

The cafe will be open on site to provide light lunches, snacks, delicious cakes and speciality teas and coffees.

Please note that dogs are not allowed to be walked on site under any circumstances, if you must bring your four legged friend with you then they must remain in the car at all times (no toilet breaks on site). There is a small car park to the left of the entrance where you can park up, and walk your dog if they have to accompany you. The exception being Guide Dogs / Special assistance dogs.


The following websites provide information on accommodation options near Knockburn Loch

Refund and Cancellation Policy 

By entering you are confirming that you have read and understood the following policy.  In the unfortunate event you need to withdraw from the race please could you let the organisers know at the earliest opportunity. At the organiser's discretion, 75% refunds (minus credit card processing fees) will be issued to any competitor who withdraws from the event more than 28 days before the event. Withdrawals after that date will receive a similar refund if, and only if the competitor's place can be filled from a waiting list. No Refunds will be issued after the event closing date.

We will endeavour to make any information on race modifications public as quickly as possible, but we will always follow BTF guidelines on weather and modifications to race timings or distances may occur which are outside of our control.  We reserve the right to make changes to the race distances, format in line with BTF guidance. 

If for any reason the race needs to be cancelled in advance (like a global pandemic for example!) we will refund you the race entry minus admin fee's.  We have lived through some crazy times, and as a small team of voluntary race organisers we have had quite a journey of changes to what the 2021 race was to look like, we hope that 2022 will see some normality but please bear with us as we navigate ever changing guidance and regulations.  

Entry Exchanges

We do not offer a facility to exchange entry places prior to the event under any circumstances.  This also applies to people arriving at the event wishing to take another person's place.  Identities are carefully checked at Event Registration and any "substitutes" will be rejected. 

Data policy:

By entering any Fleet Feet race, entrants give the organisers clear and positive consent to use limited personal data for the specific purposes of organising the race (start lists, age categories, published results, timing systems, emergency contact details, relevant medical data, race information, pre-post race information).  Your contact information only will also be passed to British Triathlon as part of the event permitting process.


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 £2.00 (plus £0.08 service charge) for participants aged 24 and under, and £8.00 (plus £0.32 service charge) otherwise.

Scottish National Standard Triathlon Championships 2024 Individual Entry
27 Aug 2024 23:59£76.00
Scottish National Standard Triathlon Championships 2024 Junior Entry
27 Aug 2024 23:59£41.00

Dates and Status

Date: 01 Sep 2024

Closing Date: 27 Aug 2024 23:59

Status: Open

Scottish National Standard Triathlon Championships 2024 Individual Entry??/170
Scottish National Standard Triathlon Championships 2024 Junior Entry??/20


Knockburn Loch