Henley Triathlon 2022
Henley-on-Thames, OxfordshireHenley Leisure Centre & Gillotts School, Oxfordshire RG9 1PS
Sun 10th July 2022
Starting at 08:00
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.
Henley-on-Thames is perhaps best known for the annual Royal Regatta, which attracts some of the world´s finest rowers.
Conveniently situated just outside the picturesque town of Henley, on the edge of the Chiltern Hills & the banks of the River Thames and boasting a spectator-friendly course, the Henley Triathlon is one not to be missed.
Places are sure to fill up quickly, so secure your place and enter now.
The swim discipline takes place from the indoor swimming pool followed by the cycle course which is flat with some undulations and takes in many fields and trees in this rural route through the Oxfordshire countryside. The final run discipline is on grass around the picturesque grounds of Gillotts School.
At the Henley 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 Henley 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!
the pink wave
Women Swimming, Cycling, and Running to Beat Cancer
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 5's, 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)
race day information
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 event. Full and up-to-date 2022 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.
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