Black Country Triathletes

Black Country Triathletes

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News Report

Sprint Triathlons

09/06/16

April 2014 Sprint Transition

The next Sprint will once again be held in the stunning location of Wombourne, South Staffordshire on 3rd September 2017

Novice training session

19th August - Wombourne leisure centre 1300-1700

We hold a free triathlon training session for those who have entered our sprint events The session is geared towards novice triathletes and covers the following What to expect at our event on race day, how the venue is laid out, the registration process. What equipment/clothing is required and what we recommend you use to make life easier. We set up a small transition area outside, show you how to layout your race day kit and bike, then have some mount / dismount and transition practice. The afternoon ends with a swim technique session, the focus on stroke correction, breathing technique, turns and starts.The session is designed to reduce race day stress and make your triathlon experience more enjoyable.

If you would like to take part, please contact Andrew Southall from our contacts page

Race Details

Distances - 400m Swim / 20km Bike / 5km Run

Youth

Up to 40 - Open

41-50 Veteran

51-60 Super Veteran

Age groups for Male and female athletes

The swim is held at Ounsdale Leisure Centre in a heated 25m pool. Athletes need to complete 16 lengths of the pool.

The bike course is on open urban and rural roads on South Staffordshire and in parts is undulating.

The run course is all off road on flat straight trails and is a single lap course.

Transition is secured and marshalled where you will be able to rack your bike and equipment before your allocated start time.

The first athletes will start at around 08:00 at 1 minute intervals until 09:00 when the intervals will reduce to 45 seconds. Each lane will have a Lane counter and you will be told when you have 2 lengths left to swim.

Distances - 400m Swim / 20km Bike / 5km Run

Bike Course Map

Run course map

Google Map Link


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