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Skegness Triathlon 2018

Event details

  • Date: Sunday, 13th May 2018
  • Time: 08:30am
  • Venue: Richmond Holiday Park, Skegness, Lincolnshire PE25 3TQ
  • Max Entries: 250
  • Distance: 400m swim/18k bike/5k run

Skegness Triathlon is back on Sunday 13th May - a friendly all-inclusive event for novices through to elite athletes. Part of the Lincolnshire Triathlon Series with Louth Triathlon on Sunday 2nd September.

Set from a modern 25m pool, Fresh Fitness at Richmond Holiday Park offers a great venue to start the 1st race in The Lincs Tri Series. The pool is currently having new tiles fittes & the area offers lockers and a changing area. After the swim (16 lengths) exit the pool onto grass & enter transition to grab your helmet, shoes & bike. The bike journeys along Drummond Road, on a 2 lap course between the Holiday Park and Gibraltar Point Nature Reserve on a relatively flat and straight 18k course. The route has turning points at either end that will be fully marshalled by our team to guide you along the course and shout encouragement at you. The run element is a trail run from Richmond Holiday Park and along a private road to the Skegness Eco Coastal Centre. Part of the course will be around the beautiful Eco Centre and it's wooded areas.

Skegness Triathlon Club are based at the award winning Richmond Holiday Park and will be on hand to talk triathlon as well as advise on membership to the Triathlon Club.

For those wishing to stay at the very impressive Richmond Holiday Park, we have agreed that any participants, friends and family can get 30% off the cost of your accommodation (please note camping isn't allowed at the park). There is also pitches for those who wish to bring their own caravan /motorhome (if you mention the triathlon you can book for 1-2 nights only). To book please call Richmond Holiday Park direct on 01754 762097. This is an ideal opportunity if you are competing in the event and wish to make a weekend with family or friends in Skegness.

Skegness Aquathlon was added the the event last year so if you fancy a shorter race over the swim and run elements you can enter this race. Held on the same day, you will head from the pool straight onto the run, after collecting your trainers in transition. We think this is a great way to try a multi-sport race. Places are limited to 50 entries on this race.

New addition to 2018 - AQUABIKE. No this is not cycling underwater! Take part in another multisport event swimming and cycling. No running required!

Skegness Triathlon will have the following:

  • 1st part of the Lincolnshire Triathlon Series with Louth Tri 2nd Sept
  • Chip timing
  • Secure transition
  • Regular water stations on the run
  • Route fully marshalled and signposted
  • Bespoke race finishers medal - beautiful bling!
  • 1st, 2nd, 3rd trophies for male and female - Skegness Triathlon
  • Additional prizes will be confirmed nearer the date of event 
  • V40, V50, V60 Age Group trophies for male and female - Skegness Triathlon
  • 1st, 2nd, 3rd trophies - SkegnessTriathlon Teams
  • 1st place discount codes for male and female - Skegness Aquathlon (due to limited number of entries)
  • Sports Therapist for post race massage
  • Full medical provision
  • Hot food at Race Village
  • Ideal for novice through to elite

TEAMS: The team consists of 2 or 3 members. If your team has 2 members, the first member will conduct the swim and the run and the 2nd member will conduct the bike. If your team has 3 members, 1 member conducts EITHER the swim, the bike or the run. The team can consist of British Triathlon Federation members and non-members. Any non-members must pay their £5.00 Day Licence fee at registration on the day of the event. 

For the Aquathlon the team will consist of 2 members, 1 on the swim and 1 on the run.

For the Aquabike the team will consist of 2 members, 1 on the swim and 1 on the bike.

Collect your race number at registration Sat 12th May 5-6pm or Sun 13th May from 7.30am. Race numbers will be put online the week after entries close on 29th April

Final PRE RACE INFORMATION will be sent by 10th May

Don't forget your bike helmets!!! No lid  - no race!

Bring your BTF licence card if you are a member - otherwise you'll need a day licence at cost of £5

To enter under BTF affiliation you must have a valid BTF membership number at time of booking.

PRICES (Rising to FULL PRICE at 11.59pm 11th March 2018):

SKEGNESS TRIATHLON

·         BTF Affiliated £35 (£40)

·         Non-BTF Affiliated £40 (£45)

·         Team £49 (£55)

SKEGNESS AQUATHLON

·         BTF Affiliated £25 (£30)

·         Non-BTF Affiliated £30 (£35)

·         Team £38 (£43)

SKEGNESS AQUABIKE

·         BTF Affiliated £25 (£30)

·         Non-BTF Affiliated £30 (£35)

 

·         Team £38 (£43)

 

LINCOLNSHIRE TRIATHLON SERIES (SKEGNESS & LOUTH TRIATHLON - not Aquathlon)

(Rising to FULL PRICE at 11.59pm 11th March 2018):

·         BTF Affiliated £66 (£76)

·         Non-BTF Affiliated £76 (£85)

·         Team £95 (£105)

See you in May 2018 to race around Skegness’s beautiful rural countryside

ENTRIES CLOSE SUNDAY 29th APRIL AT MIDNIGHT

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