Due to Covid-19, as a precaution, briefing and registration must be online
For Pre-Event Briefing Click Here
For Pre-Registration Click Here – available the week before the event.
Please then email back – details are in the document
For Channel Tri Home Page Click Here
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? For directions Click Here (Available in due course)
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 Click Here (Available in due course)
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: How far from the swim to transition? Click Here (Available in due course)
Q: Is the bike route hilly? For the route Click Here (Available in due course) It is testing but not extreme on the outward run.
Q: How is the run route? For the route Click Here (Available in due course) 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.