Triathlon @ Alderford

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

Organiser's Description

This popular outdoor swimming venue is spectator friendly and offers other open water activities for all the family.

The spring-fed freshwater lake has excellent water quality and no current so why not make a family day of it.

Races

  • Alderford Olympic
    £74.95 BOOK
  • Alderford Olympic Relay
    £94.95 BOOK
  • Alderford Sprint
    £69.95 BOOK
  • Alderford Sprint Relay
    £84.95 BOOK
  • Alderford Super Sprint
    £69.95 BOOK
  • Alderford Fun
    £69.95 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.

Fantastic venue with activities & facilities for the whole family

2021 finishers medal awarded at the finish line

Alderford Lake, (formerly Dearnford Lake), Whitchurch, Shropshire SY13 3JQ

Spring-fed freshwater lake swim with no current

Flat countryside bike course

Flat grass run course around the lake

Competitor Race Day Information (Individual Start Times, Bib Numbers etc) will be emailed out to competitors 7-10 days before the event

Age Restrictions:

16 years for Fun, Super Sprint, Sprint, Sprint Relay distances & Olympic Relay team members

17 years for Olympic distance individuals

Olympic & Relay: 1500m swim - 40k cycle - 10k run

Sprint & Relay: 750m swim - 20k cycle - 5k run

Super Sprint & Fun: 200m swim - 20k cycle - 2.5k run

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