HSBC Triathlon and Duathlon
18 September 2016 • Dorney Lake, Berkshire
The HSBC Triathlon offers something for absolutely everyone looking to get involved in the UK’s fastest growing sport. With the...
Triathlon: 400m Swim, 21.2km Bike, 5km Run £66
Scootathlon (4-8 years): 390m Scoot, 390m Bike, 250m Run £19
Can’t make it on the Sunday? Click here to go to the Nuffield Health Eton SuperSprint Saturday page.
The Nuffield Health Eton SuperSprint triathlons are widely regarded as the official start of the UK triathlon season. Taking place at the fantastic Eton Dorney Lake, one of the iconic venues of the 2012 Olympic Games, the SuperSprint Sunday event starts with a 400m open water swim in the clear, clean waters of the rowing lake before taking to the closed, flat road circuit for a 4-lap bike course covering 21.2k. The final 5k run follows a 2 lap loop along the side of the rowing tank on tarmac paths.
The venue provides the ideal environment for first time triathletes or experienced athletes looking to get an early season time under their belt and there’s always a buzzing atmosphere for both participants and supporters alike.
Each day will offer two MATES WAVES, in which friends will be able to race together; there is limited capacity for these popular waves, so get in quick if you can!
Minimum Age 15 at 31 December, 2016.
The relevant rules and regulations can be read in the BTF Rulebook.
If you are not a current member of Triathlon England, Triathlon Scotland or the Welsh Triathlon Association, you will be liable to pay a£6 day membership fee at registration (£3 for Youth & Juniors). Regret cash only, no credit cards. Please show your race licence at registration.
British Triathlon Rule Number 8.1 states “Any equipment that acts as an impediment to hearing or concentration is prohibited from use during an event (including transition). This includes, but is not limited to, mobile telephones (which should be switched off if stored in transition), personal stereos and MP3 players.”
We are often asked if wetsuits have to be worn at our events. But the wearing of wetsuits in triathlon is governed by British Triathlon rules and is totally dependent on water temperature one hour before the start of the event. Read the wetsuit rule for triathlons HERE.
SuperSprint Triathlon: 400m Swim, 21.2km Bike, 5km Run
Zone 3 are the Official Wetsuit partner for all Human Race swims and triathlons this year.
We are often asked if wetsuits have to be worn at our events. But the wearing of wetsuits in triathlon is governed by British Triathlon rules and is totally dependent on water temperature one hour before the start of the event.
|Water Temperature||Wetsuit Rule|
|Water Temp less than 14 degrees||Wetsuits are COMPULSORY|
|Water temp 14 – 22 degrees||Wetsuits are OPTIONAL|
|Water temp above 22 degrees||Wetsuits are BANNED|
We do say that wetsuits in fact help with buoyancy and warmth, so we strongly recommend that you wear one if they are optional. We will keep you updated with water temperature as we get closer to the event but at Dorney Lake it is almost always an optional wetsuit swim.
Wetsuits will be available to hire for the event with more details to be added here and communicated to entrants shortly.
Bike hire will be available for the event with more details to be added here and communicated to entrants shortly.
The event will be held at the Olympic rowing venue for the 2012 Olympic Games.
Full on-site parking means you can come and go while the event is taking place, we have showers and toilets aplenty and there is catering in the Boathouse.
Detailed Road, Rail and Taxi Instructions HERE
If you require accommodation we recommend using the Royal Borough of Windsor & Maidenhead’s accommodation booking service.
The service operates seven days a week and offers you:
Tickets to major attractions are also available through the Concierge box office service so why not let them help you to make the right choice and ensure your stay is a memorable one!
Accommodation Hotline: +44 (0)1753 743907
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