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St Neots’ Triathlon Series – Race 3 – 11th September 2022

St Neots’ Triathlon Series

JOIN US FOR THE THIRD OF THE 2022 THREE-RACE ST NEOTS’ TRIATHLON SERIES ON SUNDAY 11TH SEPTEMBER 2022.

Whether you are an experienced athlete looking for a very fast time, or you are a novice competitor looking for a safe and friendly venue for your first open water triathlon, then the St Neots’ triathlons are ideal.

WHY NOT ENTER THE WHOLE SERIES NOW?  SERIES ENTRIES DISCOUNTED BY 15%.  TAKE PART IN ALL THREE: RACE 1 – 15/05 | RACE 2 – 7/08 | RACE 3 – 11/09. SERIES ENTRIES WILL BE OPEN UNTIL 14 MAY 2022. SIGN UP HERE 

The swim takes place in the beautiful River Ouse, followed by a bike course that takes you through some of the most scenic villages in the area finishing with a run around the Riverside Park. The venue has very easy access to the local town that is a two minute walk away.

This is a non-draft legal race with an option of a Super Sprint (400m swim, 8km bike, 2.5km run), Sprint (750m swim, 24km bike, 5km run), Standard distance (1500m swim, 45km bike, 10km run) and Standard distance Aquabike. There is also the chance to team up with friends for a standard distance relay, with one person completing each discipline.

The triathlon will begin at 07:50am.

  • Location: Riverside Park, Regatta Meadow, St.Neots , Cambridgeshire, PE19 7LH
  • Start times: Start Times will be advised in the final details with the first race starting at 7:50am
  • Distances: Super Sprint Distance = 400m Swim, 8Km Bike, 2.5Km Run | Sprint Distance = 750m Swim, 24Km Bike, 5Km Run | Standard Distance = 1500m Swim, 45Km Bike, 10Km Run |Standard Aquabike = 1500m Swim, 45Km Bike

  • Minimum Age: Super Sprint & Sprint Distance – 15yrs (on 11/09/22) Parental consent required | Standard Distance – 17yrs, (On/Before 31 Dec 2022)
  • Activity: Swimming, Cycling & Running

  • Open to: Solo participants and  relay teams (Standard Distance ONLY)

  • Entry Fee: 3 options from just £37 per person.

  • SPECIAL LAUNCH PRICE FOR 1 WEEK ONLY. £10 DISCOUNT ON REGULAR PRICES 

  • Refunds ActiveTrainingWorld do 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
  • Official Event Website: None 
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Race packs can be collected at the the event venue the day before (16:00-17:00) or on the morning of the race. Bikes can only be racked on the morning of the event.

06:00 Car park Opens

06:00 Race Day Registration Opens

06:15 Transition Opens

07:30 Registration Closes

07:50 Transition Closes

BTF Insurance
The day licence for Non-BTF members is included in the entry price. If you are a BTF Member, please ensure that you complete your licence number accurately during the registration process. All licence numbers will be validated by BTF before the event and any entrants with an invalid BTF licence number will be asked to show an online copy at registration or, if this is not possible, invoiced £6 for a day license after the event.

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 packs and set up your transition area.

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SWIM (Super Sprint: 1 x Half Lap ; Sprint: 1 x Full Lap ; Standard: 2 x Full Lap)

Super Sprint Swim Course Map
Sprint Swim Course Map
Standard Swim Course Map 

The swim course starts with a downstream swim. Throughout the Swim keep the large central buoys to your right. You return up stream still with the large central buoys to your right. The last central buoy should be passed and immediately turn right back to the river bank where you will exit the water to transition. The Standard distance swim will complete two laps before turning to the bank.

TRANSITION AND MOUNT (Racks will be numbered)

Run into transition, find your bike, do not touch your bike until you have put you cycle helmet on and fastened it. Run with your bike out of transition via the exit marked with “bike out” signs. Do not get on your bike until you reach the marked mount line. Remember at this point your race number should be displayed on your back.

BIKE (Super Sprint: 2 x Short Laps  ; Sprint: 1 x Large Lap ; Standard: 2 x Large Laps)

Super Sprint Bike Course Map

Sprint Bike Course Map
Standard Bike Course Map

Once on your bike leave the park with a left hand turn taking extreme care as you join the carriage way. The bike course is on open roads with no road  closures so ensure you follow the Highway Code at all times. This event is a non-drafting race i.e. you cannot take shelter behind or beside another competitor or motor vehicle and will be penalized if reported to be drafting.

Look out for the signs and marshals to keep you on the right course! Pay particular attention on the country lanes and at the junctions. It’s YOUR responsibility to know the course, do not rely on signs and marshals. Although it is very well signed and marshalled. There are speed bumps and traffic calming areas.

Extreme caution is needed upon entering the town as you go down Bushmead hill; it has a sharp and blind left roundabout turn at the bottom. On the approach to this junction you will be required to enter a filter lane which will help you negotiate the turn safely, the filter lane is MANDATORY and only wide enough for 1 bike at a time. There will be marshals to help and warn you of the filter lane, BUT  anyone not using the filter will be reported to the race official and a time penalty maybe awarded. So its worth getting it right.

DISMOUNT

Once back into the park you will dismount your bike before the marked dismount line and run with your bike to the entrance marked bike in, rack it the same place you removed it from, you may then remove you helmet. Then run out will be at the opposite end of transition marked with “RUN OUT” signs. Ensure your race number is now facing forwards.

RUN  Laps of 2.5k (Super Sprint 1 lap, Sprint 2 laps, Standard 4 laps)

Run Course Map

Exit the transition and turn immediately right and follow the marked course (flags/ arrows/ and tapes) you may run on either the path or grass next to the path, your choice. Marshals will be on all turns. Please remember the paths are open to the public, please be courteous.  As you near the final stages of the run please ensure you go down the finish straight and not on for more laps than needed !

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Swim – River | Bike – Road | Run – Parkland Paths & Grass.

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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A finishers medal, that intersects with the other event medals in the race series to make a unique display!
There will be no prizegiving on the day.
There will be full results on the chip timing website both overall and by category (5yr Age Groups).

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
You will be provided with two race numbers in your registration pack. Your race number must be clearly visible on your front for the run and on your back for the bike. If you are not using a race belt, please pin one number on your back and one on your front. If you are using a race belt, only one number is required, provided you adjust the position of your race number during each leg of the race.

Parking
Parking is available at the venue, PE19 7LH within 50m of  transition, and will be open from 6am on race morning.

Changing Facilities and Bag Storage
We will not be providing a changing area, therefore please come changed and ready to race. There will be an informal baggage drop area for you to leave any belongings within the transition area.

Toilets
Toilets will be provided for the event.

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.

Refunds
ActiveTrainingWorld do 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

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

2) 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.

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

4) By entering this event, the athlete indicates acceptance of 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 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.
  • Relay entries (Standard only) should be completed with lead entrant’s details only. Additional team members’ details will be taken at Registration on the day
  • The day licence for Non-BTF members is included in the entry price. If you are a BTF Member, please ensure that you complete your licence number accurately during the registration process. All licence numbers will be validated by BTF before the event and any entrants with an invalid BTF licence number will be asked to show an online copy at registration or, if this is not possible, invoiced £6 for a day license after the event.
  • Prices do not include 6% booking fee. This will be added at checkout.


Details Price Qty
St Neots Standard Triathlon BTF Member EARLY BIRD£72.00 (GBP)*  
St Neots Standard Triathlon Entry Non BTF Member EARLY BIRD£78.00 (GBP)*  
St Neots Standard Triathlon Relay Entry BTF Member EARLY BIRD£72.00 (GBP)*  / bundle 
St Neots Standard Triathlon Relay Entry Non BTF Member EARLY BIRD£78.00 (GBP)*  / bundle 
St Neots Standard Aquabike BTF Member EARLY BIRD£62.00 (GBP)*  
St Neots Standard Aquabike Non BTF Member EARLY BIRD£68.00 (GBP)*  
St Neots Sprint Triathlon Entry BTF Member EARLY BIRD£57.00 (GBP)*  
St Neots Sprint Triathlon Entry Non BTF Member EARLY BIRD£63.00 (GBP)*  
St Neots Super Sprint Triathlon Entry BTF Member EARLY BIRD£42.00 (GBP)*  
St Neots Super Sprint Triathlon Entry Non BTF Member EARLY BIRD£48.00 (GBP)*  
St Neots Standard Triathlon BTF Member£77.00 (GBP)*  Goes On Sale
23/10/2021
St Neots Standard Triathlon Entry Non BTF Member£83.00 (GBP)*  Goes On Sale
23/10/2021
St Neots Standard Triathlon Relay Entry BTF Member£77.00 (GBP)*  / bundle Goes On Sale
23/10/2021
St Neots Standard Triathlon Relay Entry Non BTF Member£83.00 (GBP)*  / bundle Goes On Sale
23/10/2021
St Neots Sprint Triathlon Entry BTF Member£62.00 (GBP)*  Goes On Sale
23/10/2021
St Neots Sprint Triathlon Entry Non BTF Member£68.00 (GBP)*  Goes On Sale
23/10/2021
St Neots Super Sprint Triathlon Entry BTF Member£47.00 (GBP)*  Goes On Sale
23/10/2021
St Neots Super Sprint Triathlon Entry Non BTF Member£53.00 (GBP)*  Goes On Sale
23/10/2021
St Neots Standard Aquabike BTF Member£67.00 (GBP)*  Goes On Sale
23/10/2021
St Neots Standard Aquabike Non BTF Member£73.00 (GBP)*  Goes On Sale
23/10/2021

Price does not include booking fee


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