Bicester Sprint Triathlon – 9th May 2021

Bicester Sprint Triathlon

JOIN US FOR THE BICESTER SPRINT TRIATHLON ON SUNDAY 9TH MAY 2021.

The Bicester Triathlon is a fun but challenging event based at Bicester Leisure Centre. Take on the challenge of swim, bike and run with a fun & friendly atmosphere. The event is aimed at all abilities, and all levels of fitness, from complete novice to club and pro triathlete.

Bicester is one of the fastest growing towns in Oxfordshire, in close proximity to junction 9 of the M40 motorway linking it to London, Birmingham and Banbury. With easy access from Oxford, Kidlington, Brackley, Buckingham, Aylesbury and Witney.

This is a non-draft legal race.

The triathlon will begin at 09:00am. Fastest swimmer sets off first. Swimmers are set off one by one, in short intervals. (Format confirmation closer to the race date).

Many people are understandably nervous regarding entering events again and we want to assure you that we take every measure we can to organise a safe, socially distanced event. To see this in action watch our video Covid-19 Safety at ActiveTrainingWorld Running and Triathlon Events.

  • Location: Bicester Leisure Centre, Queens Avenue, Bicester OX26 2NR
  • Start times: 09:00pm
  • Distances: Sprint Triathlon = 300m indoor swim, 20k bike ride, 5k run | Super Sprint Triathlon = 200m indoor swim, 11.5k bike ride, 3k run | Sprint Aquabike = 300m indoor swim, 20k bike ride | Super Sprint Aquabike = 200m indoor swim, 11.5k bike ride

  • Minimum Age: 15yrs (on 09/05/2021)
  • Activity: Swimming,  Cycling &Running

  • Open to: Solo participants and  relay teams

  • Entry Fee: 6 options from just £25 per person (Details below)

  • Event Cancellation Policy: We want you to book with confidence so, if this event can no longer go ahead, and an alternative date isn’t found, you will be offered a virtual run or a refund of your entry fee. (Booking fees are non-refundable)
  • Additional Fees: A 6% booking fee will be added at the checkout
  • Event Organiser: Active Training World
  • Organiser Email: events@activetrainingworld.co.uk
  • Official Event Website: None
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Race numbers will be collected at the the event venue on the morning of the race.

Registration opens at: 07:45 and closes at 08:45

The day license for Non-BTF members is included in the entry price.

There will be an online race briefing made available before the event, it is mandatory to have watched this as there will be no pre-race briefing on the day.

Please arrive in sufficient time to collect your race number.

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The race starts and finishes in the same location at the Bicester Leisure Centre.

Swim: Fastest swimmer sets off first. Swimmers are set off singly, in short intervals. (Format confirmation closer to the race date). Bike: Bike: Mainly flat and fast course on roads, Sprint distance competitors complete one large and one smaller loop, Super Sprint distance competitors complete one Large lap. Run: Flat and fast course with a mixture of grass and road surfaces.

 Sprint Bike Route

Sprint Run Route

Super Sprint Bike Route

Super Sprint Run Route

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The race starts and finishes in the same location at the Bicester Leisure Centre. The course is fast, flat and has great PB potential.

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.

Spectators are currently not allowed. If this situation should change we will update this page.

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!

There will be no prizegiving on the day but your well-earned medals will be issued at the finish.

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

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Need help with your running? Whether this is your first triathlon and you want to know how to prepare, or you are looking to smash your personal best – following a training plan will increase your chances of achieving your goals.

Visit the ATW Shop to submit your requirements for a fully customised run training plan.

Health
It is important that you are fit to run and have not experienced any Covid-19 symptoms in the 14 days leading up to the event.

Race Numbers
Please wear your number pinned to the front of your vest for the run.  On your back for the bike. A race belt can be used instead.

Parking
A large grass parking area will be available next to the Leisure Centre.

Changing Facilities & Baggage Drop
We will not be providing a changing area, therefore please come changed and ready to race. There are lockers for bags and belongings within the Leisure Centre but be aware that ATW will not be held responsible for any missing belongings, so we advise you keep valuables at home or with somebody you trust to look after them at the race.

Toilets
There will be toilets available.

Water Station
There will be no water stations on the route (you will need to carry any liquids you need). There will be water available, self-service style, at the finish.

Dogs & Buggies
No dogs and buggies allowed.

Time Limit
There is a 3 hour time limit for this event.

Refunds
If you are unable to attend due to illness, injury, family bereavement, jury service you will only be eligible for a refund on production of official evidence: Positive Covid-19 test result, Doctor’s note, Death Certificate etc.

Event Cancellation
If the event should have to be cancelled due to reasons beyond ATW’s control (for example, severe weather, local or national lockdown) entrants will be given a range of options to choose from, which will include a refund of their entry fee (booking fee will not be refunded).

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 and email details will be onto the chip timing company. Personal details will be deleted 1 week after the event.

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

AND

1) I am over 15 as at 09/05/2021. 

2)  I declare that I am medically fit to compete & understand that I do so entirely at my own risk.

3) I understand that I enter the race at my own risk and that no person(s) or organisation(s) will be held responsible for any accident, injury or loss to myself, 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.

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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 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.
  • Relay entries should be completed with lead entrant’s details only. Additional team members’ details will be taken at Registration on the day
  • The BTF Day License for the event is included in the price of a Non BTF Entry.
  • Prices do not include 6% booking fee. This will be added at checkout.
Details Price Qty
Bicester Sprint Triathlon BTF Member£40.00 (GBP)*  
Bicester Sprint Triathlon Entry Non BTF Member£46.00 (GBP)*  
Bicester Sprint Triathlon Relay Entry BTF Member£40.00 (GBP)*  
Bicester Sprint Triathlon Relay Entry Non BTF Member£46.00 (GBP)*  
Bicester Sprint Triathlon Aquabike Entry BTF Member£35.00 (GBP)*  
Bicester Sprint Triathlon Aquabike Entry Non BTF Member£41.00 (GBP)*  
Bicester Super Sprint Triathlon Entry BTF Member£30.00 (GBP)*  
Bicester Super Sprint Triathlon Entry Non BTF Member£36.00 (GBP)*  
Bicester Super Sprint Triathlon Relay Entry BTF Member£30.00 (GBP)*  
Bicester Super Sprint Triathlon Relay Entry Non BTF Member£36.00 (GBP)*  
Bicester Super Sprint Triathlon Aquabike Entry BTF Member£25.00 (GBP)*  
Bicester Super Sprint Triathlon Aquabike Entry Non BTF Member£31.00 (GBP)*  

Price does not include booking fee


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