Sprint:- 750 meters swim / 25km bike / 5km run
Standard:- 1500 meters swim / 45km bike / 10km run
Races will start from 8 - 8.15 am
A full race brief containing confirmed wave starts and all other relevant information will be emailed out 3 day's prior to the event.
Welcome to the St Neots Triathlon 2014 based in the the market town of St Neots where you will be treated to 750m/1500m swim held in the beautifully clean waters of the River Ouse, followed by a 25k / 45k bnike ride on some fantastic cambridshire roads top of with a 5k / 10k run out and back through the beautiful riverside park.
(2 laps Sprint, 4 Laps Standard)
Arrival and Registration
Parking will be at the venue “Riverside Park” (weather permitting, if wet follow marshals and signs to local car parks)
PLEASE NOTE you will collect your race pack at registration on the day of the event. Nothing will be posted prior to events.
Full race brief / information will be sent by email pre-event once online entries close. ( Normally Thursday prior to the race, Please note we only send to the email address which you entered into the system )
Registration will be open from 16.00 – 18.00 on Saturday evening prior to the event and from 06.00 – 07.30 am on race day. Please ensure you arrive early to avoid that last minute rush.
Minimum age of competitors
The minimum age to take part in this event is 15 years old in that year.
Parking will be at Riverside Park.
You will be issued with 2 body numbers which must be clearly visible on your front and back at all times. You will also be number marked on your hand with a pen. Number belts are allowed, all we ask it that we can see your number at the timing points as a backup to the electronic system.
BTF rules All competitors must comply with BTF rules Read them HERE (it is recommended that you read the BTF rules and regulations which will be applied to all races). All competitors must be licensed to race, those non BTF members will be required to pay a £5 levy for a day licence, this is payable on the day at registration. (This is not included in your entry fee) BTF members must produce their licence at registration or a £5 levy will be charged prior to racing.
If circumstances deem the course to be in an unsafe condition or it falls outside of the BTF guidelines, NiceTri have the right to change/move, or cancel the event at short notice. If reasonable and safe the event will become a duathlon.
Race Timing Systems Ltd will provide computerised timing via a an electronic chip system that you attach to your ankle. Please attach the chip to your ankle and make sure your run over the mats at the various timing points. Your finish time and splits will be available shortly after completing the event.
security will always be present in the transition area. Only competitors wearing their I.D. will be allowed in or out of this area. Your race pack will include 2 race numbers and 2 smaller labels which are to be attached to your bike and helmet, this must be done prior to entering transition. You must rack your bike in the numbered position. No riding is allowed in the transition area. Your helmet must be fastened on your head at all times whilst you are on your bike or running with your bike through transition.
Race start times will be announced nearer the time. Swim waves and times will be published shortly before the event.
Race briefings will take place before each wave.
Prizes are both for men and women. One prize per competitor. A full breakdown of prizes and trophies will be given before the event in the race brief.(Due to the complexity of races on the day there will be NO presentation for the super sprint & sprint races, but don't worry any prizes won and not collected on the day will be posted to you after the event.)
Camping is available within the grounds of the Riverside Park (Limited facilities) Toilets will be available on site from Saturday noon. For more details, Call Keith 07539 213097. For local Hotels, B&B’s and Campsites, see www.st-neots.co.uk