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Cotswold WOMEN ONLY Triathlon - Fun, Exercise and Competition for all abilities
8 June 2014 from 8am
Sprint - 750m swim, 20km bike, 5km run and Relay or
Super Sprint - 400m swim, 20km bike, 2.5km run or
Novice - 200m swim, 20km bike, 2.5km run
Also Triathlon England South West Women Only Training Day on 7 June 13
Chip Timing, Free Parking, Performance T-shirt to all Starter, Secure Transition, Fast Flat Course, Commentator, Trade Village.
The 2013 RACE INFORMATION PACK is still available here to download similar for 2014 but will be updated in May 2014.
For the eigth year in the South West of England there will be an open water triathlon dedicated to Women. It will once again take place at The Cotswold Country Park and Beach, part of Britain's largest water park; the Cotswold Water Park and venue for the very popular Cotswold Sprint Triathlon. The Waterland lake is usually used for swimming, canoeing, wind surfing and fishing. It is set in a beautifully landscaped area which has a children's beach and play areas, a beachfront café, volleyball courts and BBQ/picnic areas; a brilliant venue to bring all the family.
Cotswold Country Park and Beach, near Cirencester is three miles
from the A419 (between Swindon and Cirencester) and easily reached from M4 and M5 motorway. Entry fee to events include
free parking on Saturday for registration and Sunday for the events (usually £5
Map Of Area is available here
A one-lap lake swim in clear water is followed by a fairly flat, one lap ride
on quiet country roads before departing for a two lap, traffic free run on paths
around the lake (The Supper Sprint/Novice event is one lap). The event and
its venue are ideal for those moving from pool swim events to open water and
provide a great stepping-stone to the Standard distance. With the 200m swim Novice
Event ideal for the first time female triathlete.
To download a printable cycle course map (Adobe Acrobat format) please click this link.
In the Sprint Event there will be prizes for the top finisher in each five-year
age group, and first Relay Team. Prizes are also awarded for first three overall
and first 40+ in the Super Sprint and Novice Events.
There will be a set of results available as you finish and all results will
be posted on this website immediately after the event.
There will be camping on-site at Waterland Outdoor Pursuits with toilet and shower facilities for a small
fee. You can book a pitch online at: www.ukwatersports.co.uk/camping.html.
Or please ring 01285 861202. Alternatively, Riverside House, Cirencester Special Tri Rates for room only - Tel: 01285 647642 quote TRI13, travel lodge 4 miles away, or phone Cotswold Tourism on 01285 654180
for local B&Bs or hotels.
All our events operate under the rules of the British Triathlon Federation.
To view the rules on non-drafting events please visit
their website at: www.britishtriathlon.org.
Saturday 7 June, 11am to 4pm.
The training camp is being delivered by a team of
coaches from Triathlon England South West. The
day will be organised with novice triathletes in mind, and will be ideal for
new-comers to the sport.
For more information about the training day and a booking form, please
contact Clare Short at:email@example.com
Event Preferred Charity: Cancer Research UK
Help raise funds for Cancer Research UK, the world's leading independent organisation dedicated to cancer research. They support research into all aspects of cancer through the work of more than 4,500 scientists, doctors and nurses. Over the past 10 years alone, thousands of lives have been saved through earlier detection and improved treatments. But, much work remains to be done if they are to achieve their aim of beating cancer. Online fundraising details are available here Alternatively, contact Maria Gomez, Area Volunteer Manager for Cancer Research UK on 07918196031 or firstname.lastname@example.org to request a paper sponsorship form.
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