Birmingham Triathlon 2020

Alderford Lake, whitchurch
C-19 PLAN
UK Triathlon has provided covid-19 safety information for this event.

Organiser's Description

Birmingham Triathlon, Voted #2 by 220 Triathlon in the sprint and super-sprint triathlons: 14 of the UK's best for beginners.

This event will now take place at Alderford Lake, Whitchurch.

The event starts with an open water swim, followed by a bike leg around the Park on tarmac roads, with a well signed and interesting route. The final element is the fairly flat run within the Park on grass and through woodlands.

Whether you want to 'tri a triathlon' or are an experienced triathlete, we have distances and challenges to suit you. Don't want to go it alone? Take part as a relay team of 2 or 3 and share the challenge of swim, bike and run!

--- This is the rescheduled event from 28/06/2020. The race organiser will be in touch with you in due course if you have made a booking for this event. ---

Start Time

07:30am

Races

  • Birmingham Olympic 1500m swim - 40k cycle - 10k run
    £74.95 CLOSED
  • Birmingham Sprint 750m swim - 20k cycle - 5k run
    £69.95 CLOSED
  • Birmingham Super Sprint 200m swim - 10k cycle - 2.5k run
    £69.95 CLOSED
  • Birmingham Fun 200m swim - 10k cycle - 2.5k run
    £69.95 CLOSED
  • Birmingham Olympic Relay Price per relay team
    £94.95 CLOSED
  • Birmingham Sprint Relay Price per relay team
    £84.95 CLOSED

All UK Triathlon 2020 events

Your Health before the Event

If you have any Covid-19 symptoms do not come to the event. If you develop symptoms within 14 days after the event and are tested positive, please contact UK Triathlon immediately.

Social Distancing

It is each and every person's responsibility to social distance at 2 metres where possible before, during and after the event. Please make sure your spectators are aware of and abide by the 2 metre distance rule.

Hand Sanitising

There will be 10 hand sanitiser stations around the venue, please hand sanitise before registration, entering transition, finish line and whenever you have the opportunity to do so before and after the event. Please sanitise before and after toilet use.

Registration

Please allow more time than normal to register. You must register yourself. You cannot have anyone register for you. Only one competitor will be allowed to register at a time (except relay teams who must register together). Please queue at a 2 metre separation. Hand sanitise before entering. Every competitor will be temperature checked with a digital thermometer before registering.

Transition

Each competitor has their own numbered racking position. Rack only there and with your race number facing you.

Race Brief

There will be a short race brief shortly before each event starts from the finish line stage which will be announced over the PA system on the day.

Start Format - Lake Swim

Competitors will each have their own individual start time and be started at the edge of the lake at 10 second intervals. You can only do your warm up on dry land. Maintain a 2 metre gap from other swimmers at all times.

Start Format - Pool Swim

Competitors will each have their own individual start time at 30 second intervals. Maintain a 2 metre gap from other swimmers at all times.

Bike Course

Normal drafting rules apply.

Run Course

Overtake or pass other competitors at a minimum distance of 2 metres where possible.

Feed Stations Run & Finish line

Drinks will be dispensed for you at feed stations, High5 Energy Source & Water will be identified clearly with signs. Move away as quickly as possible allowing for other competitors. Bin your litter.

Spectators

Please do not bring unnecessary spectators if possible. Your Covid Officer is Vic Bickerton If you wish to report anything regarding Covid safety, please report it to Vic located at the finish line.

2020 finishers medal for all entrants

Chip Timed

Printed results as you cross the line!

Boldmere Gate, Sutton Park, Birmingham, B73 6JH

Event course within Sutton Park, one of the largest urban parklands in Europe covering 2,400 acres

Open water swim in Powell's Pool, the largest lake in the Park at 48 acres

Closed to traffic bike course within the Park

Rural run through heathland & ancient woodland

Sutton Park is in the centre of the Country and is served by excellent road links - parking is available but charges may apply.

Minimum age:

14 years for Fun, Super Sprint, Sprint & Sprint Relay distances

16 years for Olympic Relay team members

17 years for Olympic distance individuals

Full and up to date 2020 competitor race day information with your race number and start time will be emailed to you 7-10 days before the event. Please take some time to read all the event information, it will make it far more enjoyable for you and reduce the need to ask questions on the day.

You can use 2019 information as a guide for your event:

https://www.uktriathlon.co.uk/application/files/6615/5981/8070/Birmingham_Race_Notes_2019.pdf

7.30am Sprint male age 39 and below
8.00am Sprint male 40 plus
8.30am Sprint female and relay
9.00am Olympic male age 39 and below
10.00am Olympic male 40 plus
11.00am Olympic female and relay
12.00noon All Super Sprint and Fun competitors

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  • Birmingham Olympic 1500m swim - 40k cycle - 10k run
    £74.95 CLOSED
  • Birmingham Sprint 750m swim - 20k cycle - 5k run
    £69.95 CLOSED
  • Birmingham Super Sprint 200m swim - 10k cycle - 2.5k run
    £69.95 CLOSED
  • Birmingham Fun 200m swim - 10k cycle - 2.5k run
    £69.95 CLOSED
  • Birmingham Olympic Relay Price per relay team
    £94.95 CLOSED
  • Birmingham Sprint Relay Price per relay team
    £84.95 CLOSED

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