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Henley Kids Fun Triathlon 2022
Henley-on-Thames, OxfordshireHenley Leisure Centre & Gillots School, Oxfordshire
Sat 9th July 2022
Starting at 12:15
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.
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 with your friends!
Achievable distances for all abilities of 5-16 yr olds
Safe environment with event course contained within the grounds of Henley Leisure Centre & Gillotts School
Indoor pool swim
Grass cycle & run course on Gillotts School playing fields
UK Kids Fun Triathlon 2022 finishers medal for everyone
Official UK Kids Fun Event T-shirt available to purchase on the day
For Duathlon Parking RG9 4PR £2 Charity Parking
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 2022 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, stickers etc. at registration on the day.
All finishers will be awarded a medal at the finish line.
The pool is 25 metres long, tumble turns are not allowed.
Children will be started at 20 second intervals in the pool. The swim course is very straight forward and there will be a verbal briefing prior to each child starting.
A swim cap will be given to each child and must be worn. Children may use their own swim cap instead if preferred.
The cycle course is fairly flat and on grass.
The course is completely post and taped making it clear to follow and is entirely within the school grounds.
Children will not be allowed to take part without a bike helmet.
The run is fairly flat and entirely on grass. The course is again completely post & taped and within the grounds of the school.
The whole of the bike & run course will be post and taped, making it very easy to navigate for the children.
Parents/guardians, if you have a wristband, you are allowed into the cycle transition areas with your children to help them.
The whole of the bike & run course is on hard compact grass, as well as being inside the school grounds, making it safe for the children.
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