Due to Covid-19, as a precaution, briefing and registration must be online
Click here for Pre-Event Briefing
Click here for online Pre-Registration in the week before the event.
Please then email back – details are in the document
Signing up for the challenge is a great motivator for fitness but in this
uncertain time we would like to help by offering a refund
should it be cancelled.
As the event is sponsored, all entry fees are held for charity until after the event.
Q: How to get to the venue. See directions HERE
Q: When is registration. From 4-6pm Saturday 4th and 6.30 am on Sunday
Q: What is the latest time I can register for the event. You can register on the morning until the start of the event.
Q: Where is the parking. There is parking very near. See the site map HERE
Q: Are there toilets at the venue. Yes – Additional toilets are provided to those at the Harbour Arm.
Q: Is baggage storage available. Due to Covid NO.
Q: Are there medals? Yes for all competitors are presented with a bespoke finishers medal.
Q: Are there prizes. Trophies not permitted by BTF this year due to Covid.
Q: Is there training available. Not in 2020
Q: Will the sea be cold? September will see the sea at its warmest at this popular beach. The rule book – 9.3 The minimum water temperature as follows: <14°C – Wetsuits mandatory, 14°C – 21.9°C – Optional but recommended, >22°C – Wetsuits banned – Sprint/Standard distance. However we strongly recommend that you wear a wetsuit where applicable for our events.
Q: Is the beach tidal. Yes but the tide is right for the swim times.
Q: Is the swim in open water. Yes the bay is protected by the Harbour Arm.
Q: What will happen if it is very stormy. The harbour arm protects the bay except for unusual storms.
In case of a severe south-easterly wind the event will change to become a duathlon; run, bike and run. The British Triathlon event official and event organiser will make that decision.
Q: Is the bike route hilly See the route HERE It is testing but not extreme on the outward run.
Q: How is the run route. See the route HERE. It is relatively flat.
Q: Refreshments? There are a number of outlets in the Harbour area, they will be open all day from 6am. There will not be refreshment stations on the routes due to Covid guidance.
Q: Will mechanics be on site Yes.