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 7.00am
Q: Will there be parking for registration. Yes. Parking free until 1.30 clearly signposted very close to Transition.
Q: Where is the parking. Free parking for four hours until 11.30am at the Harbour. Nearby overflow parking directed by marshals. 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. Yes – make sure you attach the baggage number.
Q: Are there medals? Yes for all competitors are presented with a bespoke finishers medal.
Q: Are there prizes. Trophies for the 1st, 2nd and 3rd overall in each section.
Q: Is there training available. Nearer the time – visit out Facebook site for more information.
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. Water at the swim exit, water in transition plus there is one aid on the run which you pass twice and another at the finish.
Q: Will mechanics be on site Yes.