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ATW Colchester Children’s Duathlon – 13th August 2022

ATW Colchester Children's Duathlon Runners

ATW Colchester Children’s Duathlon – 13th August 2022

JOIN US FOR THE ATW COLCHESTER CHILDREN’S DUATHLON ON SATURDAY 13th AUGUST 2022

Based at the brand new Northern Gateway bike circuit, this duathlon is perfect for those both new to the sport and those who want a fast race on a traffic-free circuit. This new circuit is flat, fast, safe and comprises of a smooth tarmac loop that is perfect to ride on! The different age groups will use a variety of combinations of the loops to make up the correct distances for the age category.  Due to the length of the circuit, the field size is limited so enter quick to secure your entry.

The age categories and distances will be as follows (all ages as at 31/12/2022):

Tristar Start (age8) : 300m run – 900m bike – 300m run
Tristar 1 (ages 9-10): 1km run – 2.7km bike – 300m run
Tristar 2 (ages 11-12): 1.5km run – 4.5km bike – 500m run
Tristar 3 (ages 13-14): 2km run – 6.3km bike – 700m run

There is no separate Youth race as there will be a SuperSprint race held earlier in the day that is suitable for those aged 15+ on 31/12/2022

The race will be chip-timed and run under a British Triathlon Licence as a non-drafting event.

The closed road circuit is perfect for all standards, no matter whether you are an experienced competitor chasing a lightening quick time, or a beginner.
(minimum age 8yrs as at 31/12/2022)

  • Location: Northern Gateway, Colchester, Essex, CO4 5YX
  • Start times:
    Tristart 13:30
    Tristar1 14:00
    Tristar2 14:40
    Tristar3 15:15
  • Distances:
    Tristar Start (age8) : 300m run – 900m bike – 300m run
    Tristar 1 (ages 9-10): 1km run – 2.7km bike – 300m run
    Tristar 2 (ages 11-12): 1.5km run – 4.5km bike – 500m run
    Tristar 3 (ages 13-14): 2km run – 6.3km bike – 700m run
  • Minimum Age: 8yrs by 31/12/2022
  • Activity: Running & Cycling

  • Open to: Solo participants

  • Entry Fee: From just £15 per person

  • British Triathlon License applied for

  • Refunds Active Training World does not offer refunds, transfers or deferrals for this event or any events listed on the website. If you are unable to attend due to illness, injury, family bereavement or jury service, you will only be eligible for a transfer or credit note on production of official evidence: Positive Covid-19 test result, Doctor’s note or equivalent.
  • Event Cancellation If the event should have to be cancelled due to reasons beyond ATW’s control (for example – but not limited to – adverse weather, local or national lockdown) entrants will be given a credit note for the value of their entry fee (minus the booking fee) to be used on any ATW event.
  • Additional Fees: A 6% booking fee will be added at the checkout
  • Event Organiser: Active Training World
  • Organiser Email: events@activetrainingworld.co.uk
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Race numbers will be collected at the the event venue on the day of the race.

Registration opens from 12:00

There will be an online race briefing sent out on the week of the event.

The detailed pre-race information will be sent you by email in the week leading up to the event.

Please arrive in sufficient time to collect your race number and warm-up.

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The bike and run will both be held on the traffic-free circuit.
The run will be held on one half of the circuit, and the bike on the other half.

Tristar Start (age8) : 300m run (1 x small) – 900m bike (1 lap) – 300m run (1 x small)
Tristar 1 (ages 9-10): 1km run (2 x med) – 2.7km bike (3 laps) – 300m run (1 x small)
Tristar 2 (ages 11-12): 1.5km run (3 x med) – 4.5km bike (5 laps) – 500m run (1 x med)
Tristar 3 (ages 13-14): 2km run (3 x lrg) – 6.3km bike (7 laps) – 700m run (1 x lrg)

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Flat, traffic-free circuit consisting of smooth tarmac. 

We actively welcome support and involvement from local communities, businesses and individuals. If you would like to find out more about marshalling, sponsorship or group bookings please contact us at the address below.

Supporters are now welcome and encouraged to attend our races, we want to create a friendly and safe atmosphere for all our participants.

If you would like more info on this event please use the email address below:

Events@activetrainingworld.co.uk

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Custom designed medal for all finishers! Add a medal insert to commemorate your time; whether it’s your first race or a new PB! Available to purchase for an additional £8.
Simply add MEDAL INSERT on your registration form and you’ll be sent the insert in the mail shortly after race day, for you to apply to your medal and display proudly!

There will be a prizegiving to the top male and female finishers in each race on the day

There will be full results on the chip timing website both overall and by category.

Health
It is important that you are fit to run and have not experienced any Covid-19 symptoms in the days leading up to the event.

Race Numbers
You will receive two numbers, please wear a number on your front for the run section and on your back for the bike. The use of a number belt is allowed.

Parking
On site parking – sign in at the centre cafe for free parking (note that this is time limited to 4 hours)

Changing
Changing is available in the sport centre.

Baggage
An unsecure baggage drop will be available,

Toilets
Toilets will be provided at the event.

Water Station
There will be no water station on the course.
There will be bottles of water available at the finish.

By entering this event you agree to the below terms and conditions:

Your details will kept in accordance with the Active Training World Privacy Policy

Your name, date of birth, gender and email details will be passed onto Event Chip Timing.

Where specified on the booking form any medical information will be passed onto the medical team present at the event. 

AND

1) I am the parent or guardian of the entrant.

2)  I declare that the entrant is medically fit to compete & understand that they do so entirely at their own risk.

3) I understand that they enter the race at their own risk and that no person(s) or organisation(s) will be held responsible for any accident, injury or loss prior to, during or after the event.

4) I understand the organisers reserve the right to alter the arrangements and conditions, should circumstances require.

5)  By entering this event, I accept BTF rules and compliance with British Triathlon’s safeguarding and protection policy. british-triathlon-safeguarding-and-protecting-children-policy.pdf (britishtriathlon.org)

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The event is being officially timed by Event Chip Timing and the results will be available on the day at http://results.eventchiptiming.com

Ticket Details

  • If this is your first registration on our new booking platform but had an ATW account previously, your old ATW log in details are now invalid and a new account will be created for you when you book your first event without logging in.
  • If you are booking more than 1 place, please ensure that you complete the individual details for each attendee accurately answering all the questions on their behalf.
  • Prices do not include 6% booking fee. This will be added at checkout.
Details Price Qty
Tristart Non BTF Member EARLY BIRD £14.00 (GBP)*  
Tristart BTF Member EARLY BIRD £13.00 (GBP)*  
Tristar 1 Non BTF Member EARLY BIRD £15.00 (GBP)*  
Tristar 1 BTF Member EARLY BIRD £14.00 (GBP)*  
Tristar 2 Non BTF Member EARLY BIRD £16.00 (GBP)*  
Tristar 2 BTF Member EARLY BIRD £15.00 (GBP)*  
Tristar 3 Non BTF Member EARLY BIRD £17.00 (GBP)*  
Tristar 3 BTF Member EARLY BIRD £16.00 (GBP)*  

Price does not include booking fee


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