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Lochore Aquathlon (including British Triathlon Youth & Junior Super Series)

19 Jun 2022

Organiser's Description

Triathlon Scotland is delighted that the Lochore Aquathlon will return for 2022! Taking place at Lochore Meadows Country Park on Sunday 19 June, the event will form part of the British Triathlon Youth and Junior Super Series, but will also feature open participation races for Adults and TriStars, as well as a GO TRI event tailored especially for beginners to multi-sport.

Entry to the Youth and Junior Super Series event will open at a later date and is by application only (please see information below). The Super Series event will involve an exciting multi-race, multi-distance format. Note: if the race is not full from Super Series applicants it will be opened up to other athletes.  If you would like to do the race but are not intending to race in the Super Series please register your interest here

Our TriStar event is open to all 9-14 year olds*, with an exciting heats & finals format for TriStar 2s & 3s. This will also be a selection event for the Inter Regional Championships (please see information below).

We are also hosting open participation events for adults (age 15+*). Take part in either a sprint distance (750m swim, 5km run) or our short, beginner-friendly GO TRI (300m swim, 1.2km run). 

If you would like advice or guidance about getting ready to enter, then please get in touch, and we can guide you to a training session near you.

If you have a disability, you are also welcome!  Please talk to us so that we can help to find the best event for you to enter.

Contact: lochore@triathlonscotland.org

Please click on the relevant information tabs below to find out more about each event.

* Age is at 31 December 2022

 

The provisional timetable for the day is as below:

0830 – 1100 : Youth & Junior Super Series races 1 & 2

1100 – 1200 : TriStar 2 & 3 – Heats

1200 – 1230 : TriStar 1

1230 – 1400 : Youth & Junior Super Series race 3

1400 – 1500: TriStar 2 & 3 – Finals

1500 – 1530 : Adult GO TRI Aquathlon

1530 – 1630 : Adult Sprint Aquathlon

 

Please note: Wetsuits are advised for the swim legs (mandatory with water temperature below 14oC).

If you would like to take part but do not have all the essential equipment, please contact lochore@triathlonscotland.org , and we will do our best to offer help and advice where possible.

 

This event will be run according to any sportscotland and Scottish Government Covid-19 guidance or restrictions in place at the time of the event. 

 

Charity Partner

As part of your entry you will have the option to include a £1.50 donation to British Triathlon's official charity, the Triathlon Trust. The Triathlon Trust aim to change lives by using the sport of triathlon to inspire children to lead active and healthy lifestyles. They work across the UK to bring a fun and inclusive experience of multi-sport to children and families who otherwise might not have the opportunity. Read more about the Triathlon Trust here.

 

Event Photography & Videography

There will be an official Triathlon Scotland photographer at the event to capture all the action from the day. 

Triathlon Scotland has the right to use these images, photographs and footage taken by our contracted photographer and employees at the event. These images will be used for the purposes of promoting, reporting and broadcasting the event, and any other promotion related to business activities.

Any individual who does not wish to have their image used for these purposes must inform Triathlon Scotland via email (lochore@triathlonscotland.org) no later than one week prior to the event. Notification closer to, or after the event can be made and we will use our best endeavours to prevent images of that individual being used but cannot guarantee it.

As children under the age of 18 years are competing at this event, participants and spectator attendees are required to comply with the Use of Photographic and Video Equipment Policy below:

https://www.triathlonscotland.org/wp-content/uploads/Lochore-Use-of-Photographic-Video-Equipment-Policy-2022.pdf

 

About Triathlon Scotland 

Triathlon Scotland is the National Governing Body for triathlon, duathlon, aquathlon and aquabike, recognised by the British Triathlon Federation.

We help to provide opportunities for racing through our event permitting procedure and support our best event organisers to host our series of Scottish Championship events.

You can become a member of Triathlon Scotland at any time by visiting www.triathlonscotland.org/membership. You can choose from our Essential, Core and Ultimate membership packages.  You will receive a race licence with our Core and Ultimate membership packages and access to discounted race entries in most events across Great Britain. All membership packages offer insurance cover (cover varies) and access to fantastic product discounts and exclusive offers. As a Core or Ultimate member, you are also eligible to take part in the You Can Sport Ranking Series, and also earn a Scottish National Championship title.

We would like to let you know about future opportunities within triathlon, and encourage you to opt into this service when you complete your entry.

Triathlon Scotland GDPR Statement

You agree that we may publish your personal information as part of the results of the event, and will pass such information to any governing body or any affiliated organisation for the purpose of insurance, licences, or the publishing of results, either for the event alone, or combined with, or compared to other events.  Results may include, but are not limited to first name, surname, date of birth, age category, result, penalties and any club / home country / regional affiliation.

You also agree that in the event of a disciplinary or welfare incident that you are either involved in or witness, we may pass on your personal information to British Triathlon and/or the relevant Home Nation association or any relevant Authorities for the purpose of supporting any investigatory activity into that incident.

Terms and Conditions

For the full terms and conditions for this event please click here.

Privacy Policy 

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New to the Youth & Junior Super Series calendar in 2021 was the introduction of aquathlon racing to support the development of swim, run skills. Due to the competition for places at Super Series events, entry to race is via an application process.   Note: if the race is not full from Super Series applicants it will be opened up to other athletes.  If you would like to do the race but are not intending to race in the Super Series please register your interest here

There have been changes ahead of the upcoming Series with Youth and Junior athletes looking to take part in the series now required to attend an Intelligent Race Day (IRD) before signing-up to the Performance Assessment weekend (2 & 3 April 2022).

To find out more about the British Triathlon Youth & Junior Super Series and to register your interest, please visit https://britishsuperseries.com/

Athletes must be aged 15-19* to take part and must be a valid Home Nation member. To find out more about membership, please click here.

*age is at 31st December 2022

Race information

Athletes will compete in an exciting multi-race, multi-distance format as below:

Youth A 

Race 1: 800m swim, 1km run

Race 2: 500m swim, 1.5km run

Race 3: 300m swim, 2km run

Youth B / Junior

Race 1: 800m swim, 1km run

Race 2: 500m swim, 2km run

Race 3 : 300m swim, 3km run

New to the Youth & Junior Super Series calendar in 2021 was the introduction of aquathlon racing to support the development of swim, run skills. Due to the competition for places at Super Series events, entry to race is via an application process.   Note: if the race is not full from Super Series applicants it will be opened up to other athletes.  If you would like to do the race but are not intending to race in the Super Series please register your interest here

There have been changes ahead of the upcoming Series with Youth and Junior athletes looking to take part in the series now required to attend an Intelligent Race Day (IRD) before signing-up to the Performance Assessment weekend (2 & 3 April 2022).

To find out more about the British Triathlon Youth & Junior Super Series and to register your interest, please visit https://britishsuperseries.com/

Athletes must be aged 15-19* to take part and must be a valid Home Nation member. To find out more about membership, please click here.

*age is at 31st December 2022

Race information

Athletes will compete in an exciting multi-race, multi-distance format as below:

Youth A 

Race 1: 800m swim, 1km run

Race 2: 500m swim, 1.5km run

Race 3: 300m swim, 2km run

Youth B / Junior

Race 1: 800m swim, 1km run

Race 2: 500m swim, 2km run

Race 3 : 300m swim, 3km run

 

Our Sprint Aquathlon is the ideal event for seasoned triathletes or beginners aged 15 and over* looking to take on a bit more of a challenge. 

Participants will complete a 750m open water swim followed by a 5km run within the park. Please note that this event will have a deep water start and the swim course will be in deep water, so it is important you are comfortable with this. 

You will require use of a wetsuit for the swim section. If you would like to take part but do not have all the essential equipment, please contact lochore@triathlonscotland.org , and we will do our best to offer help and advice where possible.

Triathlon Scotland can give you help and advice to help you prepare to take part in the event, including directing you to local clubs and training sessions. Please contact lochore@triathlonscotland.org

* Age is at 31 December 2022

TriStar 2 (age 11-12*) & TriStar 3 (age 13-14*) athletes will complete two seperate short aquathlons in a heats and finals format, as below. Each race will consist of a 300m open water swim followed by a 1.2km run on park paths.

Heat Start Lists will be determined by Triathlon Scotland and will be published as soon as possible after entries have closed. The top 37.5% across each heat will automatically qualify for the A Final with the remaining slots being filled by the next fastest times. For example, if there were 2 heats of 25, the top 9 in each would qualify plus the 7 next fastest overall. This will be calculated for the numbers of athletes in each heat. All other athletes will compete in the B Final.

 

Please note that this event will have a deep water start and the swim course will be in deep water, so it is important you are comfortable with this. 

* Age is at 31 December 2022.

Heats (11am - 12pm)

1: TriStar 2/3 Girls Heat 1

2: TriStar 2/3 Girls Heat 2

3: TriStar 2/3 Boys Heat 1

4: TriStar 2/3 Boys Heat 2

Finals (2pm - 3pm)

1: TriStar 2/3 Girls B Final

2: TriStar 2/3 Girls A Final

3: TriStar 2/3 Boys B Final

4: TriStar 2/3 Boys A Final

 

Inter Regional Championships - Selection Event

The Inter Regional Championships (IRC) are a once yearly event held as part of the British Triathlon Grand Final. They are an opportunity for some of the best girls and boys across both the TriStar 2 and 3 age groups in each of the 10 English Regions, Scotland, Wales and Jersey to race against each other, both individually and as part of a mixed team relay. The 2022 Inter Regional Championships will take place Sunderland as part of the British Triathlon Grand Final (20/21 August 2022).

Scotland will send a team of 16 athletes, four male, and four female in two age groups (TriStar 2 & 3). The aim of the Triathlon Scotland Inter Regional Championships Team is to provide a race-based experience of the skills athletes wishing to progress onto the Triathlon Scotland Performance Pathway will require.

To be eligible for selection, participants must:

  • Have a valid Triathlon Scotland membership prior to the start of the final selection race.
  • Be living in Scotland or be an active member of a Triathlon Scotland Affiliated Club.
  • Take part in at least one of the selection races in Scotland. The IRC selection events have now ​been ​confirmed as The Big Bobble Hats Triathlon at Bishopbriggs (Sunday 24 April 2022) and the Lochore Aquathlon hosted by Triathlon Scotland (Sunday 19 June 2022).

For more information and the full selection policy, please visit the below link:

IRC SELECTION INFORMATION

 

TriStar 2 (age 11-12*) & TriStar 3 (age 13-14*) athletes will complete two seperate short aquathlons in a heats and finals format, as below. Each race will consist of a 300m open water swim followed by a 1.2km run on park paths.

Heat Start Lists will be determined by Triathlon Scotland and will be published as soon as possible after entries have closed. The top 37.5% across each heat will automatically qualify for the A Final with the remaining slots being filled by the next fastest times. For example, if there were 2 heats of 25, the top 9 in each would qualify plus the 7 next fastest overall. This will be calculated for the numbers of athletes in each heat. All other athletes will compete in the B Final.

Please note that this event will have a deep water start and the swim course will be in deep water, so it is important you are comfortable with this. 

* Age is at 31 December 2022.

Heats (11am - 12pm)

1: TriStar 2/3 Girls Heat 1

2: TriStar 2/3 Girls Heat 2

3: TriStar 2/3 Boys Heat 1

4: TriStar 2/3 Boys Heat 2

Finals (2pm - 3pm)

1: TriStar 2/3 Girls B Final

2: TriStar 2/3 Girls A Final

3: TriStar 2/3 Boys B Final

4: TriStar 2/3 Boys A Final

 

Inter Regional Championships - Selection Event

The Inter Regional Championships (IRC) are a once yearly event held as part of the British Triathlon Grand Final. They are an opportunity for some of the best girls and boys across both the TriStar 2 and 3 age groups in each of the 10 English Regions, Scotland, Wales and Jersey to race against each other, both individually and as part of a mixed team relay. The 2022 Inter Regional Championships will take place Sunderland as part of the British Triathlon Grand Final (20/21 August 2022).

Scotland will send a team of 16 athletes, four male, and four female in two age groups (TriStar 2 & 3). The aim of the Triathlon Scotland Inter Regional Championships Team is to provide a race-based experience of the skills athletes wishing to progress onto the Triathlon Scotland Performance Pathway will require.

To be eligible for selection, participants must:

  • Have a valid Triathlon Scotland membership prior to the start of the final selection race.
  • Be living in Scotland or be an active member of a Triathlon Scotland Affiliated Club.
  • Take part in at least one of the selection races in Scotland. The IRC selection events have now ​been ​confirmed as The Big Bobble Hats Triathlon at Bishopbriggs (Sunday 24 April 2022) and the Lochore Aquathlon hosted by Triathlon Scotland (Sunday 19 June 2022).

For more information and the full selection policy, please visit the below link:

IRC SELECTION INFORMATION

 

TriStar 1 (age 9-10*) athletes will complete a single race consisting of a 200m open water swim followed by a 1.2km run on park paths.

Please note that this event will have a deep water start and the swim course will be in deep water, so it is important you are comfortable with this. 

* Age is at 31 December 2022.

Our GO TRI Aquathlon event is specifically designed for beginners aged 15 and over* who are ready to take their first step into multi-sport. 

Participants will complete a 300m open water swim followed by a 1.2km run on park paths. Please note that this event will have a deep water start and the swim course will be in deep water, so it is important you are comfortable with this. 

You will require use of a wetsuit for the swim section. If you would like to take part but do not have all the essential equipment, please contact lochore@triathlonscotland.org , and we will do our best to offer help and advice where possible.

Triathlon Scotland can give you help and advice to help you prepare to take part in the event, including directing you to local clubs and training sessions. Please contact lochore@triathlonscotland.org

* Age is at 31 December 2022

Prices

Until
15 Feb 2022 23:59£30.00
Until
15 Feb 2022 23:59£30.00
UntilDiscounted*Standard
10 Jun 2022 23:59£25.00£27.50

*Discounted for members of any of TS TE WT

UntilDiscounted*Standard
10 Jun 2022 23:59£20.00£21.00

*Discounted for members of any of TS WT TE

UntilDiscounted*Standard
10 Jun 2022 23:59£20.00£21.00

*Discounted for members of any of TS WT TE

UntilDiscounted*Standard
10 Jun 2022 23:59£15.00£16.00

*Discounted for members of any of TS TE WT

Until
10 Jun 2022 23:59£15.00
For each sign-up, the organiser pays the Service Fee of 4% (min 50p). You pay no surcharge

Dates and Status

Date: 19 Jun 2022

EventAvailable/TotalStatusClosing Date
Youth B / Junior (17-19) British Triathlon Youth & Junior Super Series??/100Closed15 Feb 2022 23:59
Youth A (15-16) British Triathlon Youth & Junior Super Series??/100Closed15 Feb 2022 23:59
Adult Sprint Aquathlon??/50Open10 Jun 2022 23:59
TriStar 2 & 3 - Boys??/50Open10 Jun 2022 23:59
TriStar 2 & 3 - Girls??/50Open10 Jun 2022 23:59
TriStar 1??/25Open10 Jun 2022 23:59
Adult GO TRI Aquathlon??/30Open10 Jun 2022 23:59
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Organiser

Morven Bruce

01786 466921

     

Lochore Meadows Country Park Crosshill Lochgelly KY5 8BA