Saturday 2021 Results
IF YOU MISSED THE SAFETY BRIEF IN THE PREVIOUS EMAIL HERE IT IS AGAIN.
Do not compete if you are feeling unwell.
No MP3 players or similar devices to be worn at any time in transition or during the event.
Do not use a mobile phone during the competition unless you are standing still.
(Selfie lovers that is you).
Competitors and officials only.
Place only race kit at your racking point and move all other items back to your car.
UPDATE FOR TRANSITION
You can have a small bag or box in your transition area, if its to big you will be asked to remove it (Think two shoe boxes size)
WETSUIT AND SWIM HAT ARE MANDATORY
If you get into difficulty during the swim, lay on your back and raise your arm in the air, a safety boat or paddle board will come to you.
If you fancy a rest, you have a wetsuit on, relax you will float. (A little).
The swim exit and transition are approx. 5 metres apart.
Competitors must comply with Highway Code and Road Regulations.
MARSHALS WILL NOT DIRECT YOU OR HOLD TRAFFIC.
You should have an idea of the route, marshals are there for safety only, listen to them.
The roads are open to traffic, so take extra caution at junctions.
Always keep alert and cycle sensibly on the left.
Do not take corners wide.
Overtake only when you are sure the road ahead is clear, and it is safe to do so.
Keep 10m separation from the competitor in front unless overtaking.
When being overtaken allow the other to pass and establish a 10m gap.
No riding side by side.
Give way to oncoming traffic.
Returning competitors are required to give way to outgoing competitors close to transition.
The run is around the lake
1 Lap Super sprint
2 Laps Sprint
3 Laps Olympic
You need to count your own laps, be honest.
Please be respectful of other public path user's
COTSWOLD TRIATHLON (Sunday)
The Cotswolds designated as an Area of outstanding natural beauty in 1966, the Cotswolds covers 787 square miles and is the second largest protected landscape in England (second to the Lake District) and the largest AONB.
Located at Tthe Cotswold Country Park & Beach, minutes from Cirencester, The Beyond Cotswold triathlon,
with three routes to choose from, Olympic, Sprint and Super sprint (Plus team sprint).
THIS IS A COMPULSORY WETSUIT EVENT
AND PLEASE BRING A NICE SWIMHAT (PREFERABLY A NICE FLOWERY 1980 STYLE ONE)
SPECIFIC EVENT INFORMATION
REGISTRATION WILL BE FROM 0700 – 0855
THE OLYMPIC EVENT WILL START AT 0900
THE SPRINT EVENT WILL START AT 0902 (ish)
THE SUPER SPRINT EVENT WILL START AT 0904 (ish)
NEW TO TRIATHLON - - SOME ONLINE RESOURCES CAN BE FOUND HERE
SUPER SPRINT 200 m, 15 km, 3.4 km
The 200 m Lake swim will start near the water at North Lake and head out and around one buoy before exiting the water 10 metres from Transition.
The 15 km bike is an almost flat fast tour around the Cotswolds.
The 3.4 km run is an off road, flat run away from traffic for the most part, and is a lap around both lakes. (1 Lap)
SPRINT 400 m, 28.3 km, 6,8 km
The 400 m lake swim will start near the water at North Lake and head out and around a three yellow buoy's before exiting the water 10 metres from Transition.
The 28.3 km bike is a relatively flat fast ride around some beautiful countryside.
The 6.8 km run to finish follows the footpath around two lakes is an off road, flat run away from traffic for the most part, and is a lap around both lakes. (2 laps)
The team sprint distances are same as above, the only difference is one person competes at each element of the Triathlon, you can have a team of two or three it’s up to you.
OLYMPIC 1500m, 45.5 km, 10.2 km
The 1500 m lake swim will start near the water at North Lake and head out and around the whole circumference of the lake before exiting the water 10 metres from Transition.
The 45.5 km bike is a relatively flat fast ride around the Cotswold area of outstanding natural beauty.
The 10.2 km run to finish follows the footpath around the two lakes and is an off road, flat run away from traffic for the most part, and is a lap around both lakes. (3 laps).
The swim will take place in the beautiful lake of the Cotswold country park and Beach, The swim for all distances will be a trickle entry start with all swimmers starting as they cross the timing mat entering the water. (Olympic, sprint and super sprint).
After completing the swim, you will prepare for the cycle stage around the Cotswolds taking in some fantastic scenery. The cycle course is flat with a couple of gentle sloping inclines, with a feed should you need it along the route.
Once completed you will drop your bike at Transition for a spectator friendly run course around the lake. There will be various distances dependant on your event choice, but it is great for spectators.
Registration will take place in the Cotswold country park and Beach cafe, and they will also be serving hot food and drinks should you require sustenance either before or after the event
On entering the event you will receive a booking confirmation email.
If you do not receive it, please check your Spam/Junk folder.
Further event details will be sent to your registered email address before the event.
Event updates will arrive approx. 1 month before an event, but everything you need to know is contained within these event pages
Entries, deferrals, and transfers close the End of March 2022.
MORE ABOUT THE COUNTRY PARK AND BEACH
Located within the Cotswold Water Park, minutes from Cirencester, the Cotswold Country Park & Beach is a wonderful day out for all to enjoy. WI bit Aqua Venture - The inflatable Water Park - Jump, splash, slide, and bounce on the greatest activity to hit the Cotswolds. For the ultimate adrenaline rush, leap from Vertigo Adventures. Head to the soft sandy inland beach with lifeguarded lagoon all summer long. Enjoy lakeside walks, delicious food from Salads to fish & chips & stone baked pizzas to beachside burgers, cakes & ice creams or hire a BBQ pitch and enjoy a picnic. The lake offers fun for all from pedalo’s and rowing boats, electric Mini port boats. Paddle out on a kayak, SUP with single and tandems available. There are plenty of activities on-land too, from mini golf and adventure playgrounds to climbing walls and volleyball - The perfect day out for all, we offer great party packages and team building events too! Book online today and we look forward to seeing you soon!