Next Race is 11th September
Included in the race fee for the Black Country Sprint Triathlon is a free novice triathlon training session. To register for this session you must be booked on a 2022 race. Send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org or send us a FB message including your email address
(August date TBC)
The session will help you get the maximum enjoyment from the event and will cover the following:
How the race venue is laid and what to expect
A guide to the basic equipment needed to complete your first triathlon
A transition demonstration. How to mount /dismount your bike and avoid this https://twitter.com/davidguenel/status/1477718539062718469?s=24 (You bring your own bike so that you can practice).
Layout your race kit.
A short pool swim technique session to focus on improving your current stroke, either front crawl or breaststroke
The session runs from 1300-1700 with the club's level one and two coaches.
In October 2019 Triathlon England awarded us the "West Midlands race of the year" for our September Sprint triathlon!
The Sprint race distances are 400m Swim / 20km Bike / 5km Run
You need to be 15+ by the end of the year.
The swim is held at Ounsdale Leisure Centre in a heated 25m 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.
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