Shetland Junior Triathlon-2
02 Sep 17
Welcome to The Shetland Junior Triathlon- Race 2 hosted by Shetland Triathlon Club
This year Shetland Triathlon Club will host the Shetland Junior Triathlon 2 on 2nd September 2017 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 2017.
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 2017) and no more than 16years old.
Registration: Registration will be open from 1.15pm
Brief: There will be a race brief at 1.45. 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 2pm. 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!