The event involves a swim, a bike ride and a run.
The distances are suitable for people who have never tried an event before, as well as for those who are looking for an additional challenge to take part in. The event will be chip timed.
What does the Event Involve?
The Triathlon involves 3 disciplines. Each person must complete each discipline. There is no rest period in between each stage.
The disciplines for the Beginners Event are:
- 200 metre Pool Swim (10 Lengths)
- 7K Bike Ride
- 2.5K Run
The disciplines for the Sprint Event are:
- 400 metre Pool Swim (20 Lengths)
- 19K Bike Ride
- 5K Run
The disciplines for the Junior Taster Event are:
- 80 metre Pool Swim (4 Lengths)
- 2K Bike Ride
- 200 metre Run
The adult event starts with a swim in the pool at Kimberley Leisure Centre, followed by a bike ride on the surrounding roads in Watnall, Moorgreen and Underwood. The event finishes with a run on pavements and grass areas surrounding the leisure centre.
The junior event follows a similar format but takes place within the grounds of the leisure centre. The bike ride and the run will both take place on the leisure centre’s field and will not enter the public highway.