Ultimate 1/2 Triathlon 2020

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

Organiser's Description

The UK Ultimate Triathlon is like it says, the ultimate triathlon challenge. This demanding and much sought after 'half iron distance' event will return yet again to the beautiful Alderford Lake venue in Whitchurch, Shropshire.

Looking for something smaller? Then take a look at the UK Ultimate 1/4 Triathlon.

--- This is the rescheduled event from 14/06/2020. The race organiser will be in touch with you in due course if you have made a booking for this event. ---

Start Time

09:00am

Races

  • Ultimate 1/2 Triathlon Min 18 yrs
    £179 CLOSED
  • Ultimate 1/2 Triathlon Relay Min 18 yrs
    £199 CLOSED

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.

Probably the fastest 'half iron distance' in the country

Freshwater multi-lap lake swim with Australian exit in between laps

Picturesque countryside cycle & run routes, ideal for PB's

Swim start, transition & run finish all within a stone's throw of each other

Chip Timed & PRINTED RESULTS as you cross the line!

Fantastic picturesque venue with on-site facilities including showers, parking and lakeside cafe

Spectator friendly venue, great for supporting friends and family

Includes finishers medal and official race T-shirt

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

ULTIMATE

2.4 mile swim - 112 mile cycle - 26.2 mile run

The cut off times for the Ultimate Triathlon and Relay are as follows:

Swim: 2 hours 30 minutes after start time

Bike: 10 hours 30 minutes after start time

Run: 17 hours after start time


1/2 DISTANCE

1.2 mile swim - 56 mile cycle - 13.1 mile run

The cut off times for the Ultimate Half Triathlon and Relay are as follows:

Swim: 1 hour 15 minutes after start time

Bike: 6 hours after start time

Run: 9 hours 30 minutes after start time


1/4 DISTANCE

0.6 mile swim - 28 mile cycle - 6.2 mile run

Ultimate & 1/2:
Minimum Age: 18 Years (on race day)

1/4:
Minimum Age: 16 Years (on race day)

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!

Race Day Information 2019

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.

Freshwater multi-lap lake swim with Australian exit in between laps (no currents, no weeds)

Picturesque countryside cycle & run routes, ideal for PBs

Swim start, transition & run finish all within a stone's throw of each other

Spectator friendly venue, great for supporting friends and family

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  • Ultimate 1/2 Triathlon Min 18 yrs
    £179 CLOSED
  • Ultimate 1/2 Triathlon Relay Min 18 yrs
    £199 CLOSED

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