Shropshire Triathlon

The Mere, Cremorne Gardens, Ellesmere, Shropshire
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Organiser's Description

If you want to “Tri a Triathlon” or are an experienced Triathlete we have distances & challenges to suit you within this fun & friendly triathlon and are pleased to announce the additions of the Middle Distance to this event.

The Shropshire Triathlon has been held at the fabulous venue of The Mere at Ellesmere since 1992.

In 2019 The Mere in Ellesmere was awarded the Green Flag Award for the sixth year in a row, recognising it as one of the best parks in the world.

Races

  • Shropshire Middle Distance 2000m swim - 78k cycle - 20k run
    £179 BOOK
  • Shropshire Middle Distance Relay Price is per relay team
    £199 BOOK
  • Shropshire Olympic 1500m swim - 39k cycle - 10k run
    £74.95 BOOK
  • Shropshire Olympic Relay Price is per relay team
    £94.95 BOOK
  • Shropshire Sprint 750m swim - 22k cycle - 5k run
    £69.95 BOOK
  • Shropshire Sprint Relay Price is per relay team
    £84.95 BOOK

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.

Registration, swim start, transition and finish line all within a stones throw of each other

Open water swim in The Mere

Shropshire & Welsh countryside bike course

Closed to traffic road run course

Chip timed results

Official event photographer capturing your bike, run & finish

Finishers medal for everyone

The Mere, Cremorne Gardens, Ellesmere SY12 0PA

Open water swim in The Mere, which was given a Green Flag Award – the mark of a quality park or green space in the UK

Shropshire & Welsh countryside bike course

Closed to traffic road run course

Cut Off Times

Swim: 1 hour 15 from the start of the race (1 hour 15 to complete the swim)
Bike: 5 hours 15 from the start of the race (4 hours to complete the bike)
Run: 8 hours from the start of the race (2.45 hours to complete the run)

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.

WE DO NOT POST ANYTHING OUT - you will collect your race numbers, tattoos, stickers etc. at registration on the day.

Minimum age:

16 years for Olympic Relay team members

17 years for Olympic distance individuals

18 years for Middle distance

07.45am Shropshire Middle Distance & Relay
08.30am Shropshire Olympic & Relay
09.15am Shropshire Sprint & Relay

Swim 1 hour 15 from the start of the race (1 hour 15 to complete the swim)
Bike 5 hours 15 from the start of the race (4 hours to complete the bike)
Run 8 hours from the start of the race (2.45 hours to complete the run)

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