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The Cheshire Triathlon is set in Nantwich, Cheshire and has been enjoyed by thousands of competitors for 26 years now. The event is aimed at all abilities and fitness levels, from complete novice to club and pro triathlete, as well as charity and fun competitors. The course is spectator friendly for supporting family or friends and a fun and relaxed atmosphere is guaranteed. There will be attractions and facilities available at the park for the triathlon including hot and cold food, refreshments, toilets, a play area with swings and slides that all make for a great day out for the family!
Also, we want to encourage more women to have a go so UK Triathlon has dedicated a section of this event solely to the Pink Wave, a women only pool start and will donate £10 from every Pink Wave entry to Cancer Research UK. Any age, any ability, just get together for the camaraderie and the challenge, whilst raising vital funds for research into beating cancer.
This event is the rescheduled event from 17th May/19 July due to ongoing concerns regarding Coronavirus. The race organiser will be in touch with you in due course if you have made a booking for this event.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Each competitor has their own numbered racking position. Rack only there and with your race number facing you.
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.
Normal drafting rules apply.
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.
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.
Heated outdoor pool swim in one of very few remaining inland brine pools left in the UK
Chip Timed & PRINTED RESULTS as you cross the line!
Cheshire countryside bike course
Barony Park grass run course
Split transitions at Nantwich swimming pool and Barony Park
2020 finishers medal awarded at the finish line
Large grass area ideal for family picnics and kids to play
Centrally located and close to motorway networks
Barony Park & Nantwich Swimming Pool, Nantwich, Cheshire CW5 5QY
Sprint: 500m swim, 21 km cycle, 5 km run
Super Sprint & Fun: 200m swim, 21 km cycle, 2.5 km run
Pink Wave & Relay: 200m swim, 21 km cycle, 2.5 km run
The event starts with the swim in the only heated outdoor brine swimming pool in Great Britain, followed by a one lap 13.4 mile cycle around the South Cheshire countryside until returning to the Barony Park in Nantwich for the final run, in and around the park itself.
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. Good luck and have a great day!
You can use this information as a guide for your 2019 event. Full and up to date 2019 competitor race day information with your race number and start time will be emailed to you 7-10 days before the event.
WE DO NOT POST ANYTHING OUT - you will collect your race numbers, tattoos, stickers etc. at registration on the day.
We want to encourage more women to have a go! Any age, any ability, just get together for the camaraderie and challenge, whilst raising vital funds for research into beating cancer.
UK Triathlon has dedicated a section of the event solely to The Pink Wave and is working in partnership with Cancer Research UK to raise money for research into all 200 types of cancer.
Open to all women who want to take part. All abilities welcome. High 5s, cheers, and a lot of pink guaranteed!
We can offer you lots of help and advice to help make your Pink Wave Triathlon the best it could possibly be for you!
UK Triathlon will donate £10 from every Pink Wave entry to Cancer Research UK. Cancer Research UK is a registered charity in England and Wales (No. 1089464) and Scotland (No. SC041666)
At the Cheshire Triathlon our “Fun” and “Sprint” distances are very popular with first timers and beginners, with short achievable distances that still offer a challenge.
Our fun & friendly events are open to everyone and an ideal introduction for beginners to the sport of triathlon. The Cheshire Triathlon offers a supportive environment, with cheering crowds and a fun & relaxed atmosphere meaning everyone enjoys the day, competitors and friends & family alike.
We can offer lots of support and online beginners advice to help make your Triathlon the best it could possibly be for you. As well as a great atmosphere, you are sure to gain a special sense of achievement as you cross the finish line to receive that all important “finishers” medal and confirmation the end result was worth every bit of hard work!
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