Shetland Junior Triathlon

23 Jun 2019

Shetland Junior Triathlon has now closed and you will not be able to sign-up for it. Please check the Organiser's Description 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.

Organiser's Description


Welcome to The Shetland Junior Triathlon hosted by Shetland Triathlon Club


This year Shetland Triathlon Club will host the Shetland Junior Triathlon on 23rd June 2019 at South Mainland swimming pool, Sandwick


The event will be held at South Mainland Swimming pool with the swim in the pool then a bike route and run run on the playing fields next to the Sandwick school.


Children will leave the pool via the emergency exit at the deep end of the pool, then will go outside where there will be a transiton area at the front of the swimming pool where can get shoes and clothing and pick of the bike for the next section.After the bike route they return to transition to rack the bike. Then go out on the run course. Time will continue to run whilst they are dressing so the quicker they can get clothes on the better! 


There will be a prize for the male and female winner in each age group! 


The age groups and distances are as follows:

Agesgroups set according to British Triathlon Federation guidelines. 

AGEGROUP is based on AGE at end of year 31 Dec 2019. 


Tristar Start - 8 years 

2 lengths swim (32m), 600m bike, 400m run 


Tristar 1 - 9-10 years

6 lengths swim (96m),  1.8km bike, 1km run


Tristar 2 - 11-12 years

10 lengths swim (160m),3.4km bike, 1.4km run


Tristar 3 - 13-14 years

14 lengths swim (224m),4.2 km bike, 1.8km run


Youth - 15-16 years

20 lengths swim (320m), 5km bike, 2.2km run



Competitors must be a minimum of 8 years old by the end of the year(31st Dec 2019) and no more than 16years old. 


Registration: Registration will be open from 1.00pm 


Brief: There will be a race brief at 1.15pm. All competitors must attend the race brief as they will be given instructions on safety and how many laps to do. 


Race: The race will then start at 1:30pm. Start times will be decided depending on age group numbers. Please don't disappear after you've finished as there will be nibbles afterwards and there will be a prize giving. 


If you have any further questions then please feel free to get in touch at



See you soon! 

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21 Jun 2019£5.00

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

Dates and Status

Date: 23/06/2019

Status: Closed

Total Places: 50

Places Available: ??



Lynsey Henderson

01595 696658


South Mainland Pool Sandwick Shetland ZE2 9NU