COTSWOLD TRIATHLON SUNDAY
18 SEPTEMBER 2022

The Cotswolds designated as an Area of outstanding natural beauty in 1966, the Cotswolds covers 787 square miles and is the second largest protected landscape in England (second to the Lake District) and the largest AONB.

Located at The Cotswold Country Park & Beach, minutes from Cirencester, The Beyond Cotswold triathlon, with three routes to choose from, Olympic, Sprint and Super sprint (Plus team sprint).

EVENT CENTRE LOCATION:

Cotswold Country Park & Beach

Spratsgate Ln, Shorncote, Cirencester 

GL7 6DF
 

WHAT THREE WORDS PARKING LOCATION:

 

EVENT CENTRE INCLUDES:

The event centre will have available

Parking (You must purchase your own parking ticket)

Toilets (Public toilets)

Hot and Cold drinks and small snacks (Fee payable)

Please bring some change, we are not sure about the mobile networks for card payments.

ROUTES AVAILABLE:

OLYMPIC 1500m, 47 km, 8.9 km

The 1500 m lake swim (Two 750 laps with an Australian exit) will be North Lake and head out and around the whole circumference of the lake before exiting the water 10 metres from Transition and completing a second 750m lap.

The 45.5 km bike is a relatively flat fast ride around the Cotswold area of outstanding natural beauty.

The 10.2 km run to finish follows the footpath around the two lakes and is an off road, flat run away from traffic for the most part, and is a lap around both lakes. (3 laps).

SPRINT 400 m, 26 km, 5.5 km

The 400 m lake swim will start near the water at North Lake and head out and around a three yellow buoy’s before exiting the water 10 metres from Transition.

The 28.3 km bike is a relatively flat fast ride around some beautiful countryside.

The 6.8 km run to finish follows the footpath around two lakes is an off road, flat run away from traffic for the most part, and is a lap around both lakes. (2 laps)

SUPER SPRINT 200 m, 18 km, 3.5 km

The 200 m Lake swim will start near the water at North Lake and head out and around one buoy before exiting the water 10 metres from Transition.

The 15 km bike is an almost flat fast tour around the Cotswolds.

The 3.4 km run is an off road, flat run away from traffic for the most part, and is a lap around both lakes. (1 Lap)

GPX and GPS LINKS:

You can download from the following links.

RIDE WITH GPS (BIKE ROUTES)

RIDE WITH GPS (RUN ROUTES)

There are multiple file types available, just use the correct download for your device.

HOW TO ADD ROUTES TO A DEVICE LINKS:

RIDE WITH GPS

GARMIN

KOMOOT

ALL ROUTES MAP LINK:

You can view a full map of all the routes by following this link.

FULL ROUTE MAP

Although the routes are comprehensively marked with route arrows on occasion people move these signs, we suggest downloading the route to a phone or navigation device just in case you need route assistance on the day.

ROUTES ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE.

WE ARE CONSTANTLY CHECKING THE ROUTES TO IMPROVE YOUR RIDING EXPERIENCE.

COURSE SPLITS / CUT OFFS:

There are no cut offs for this event.

ENTRANTS MUST FINISH BY 1330

AID STATION:

THE ONLY THING AVAILABLE AT THE AID STATION IS WATER

AID STATION LOCATION:

TRANSITION

Plus a few other things that we source as they become available.

Please note we do not supply gels and we cannot guarantee the products do not contain nuts, gluten, or wheat.

If you have specific food tolerances you will need to carry your own supplies.

SPECIFIC EVENT INFORMATION:

REGISTRATION WILL BE FROM 0630 – 0830

THE OLYMPIC EVENT WILL START AT 0830

THE SPRINT EVENT WILL START AT 0832 (ish)

THE SUPER SPRINT EVENT WILL START AT 0834 (ish)

There will be a small safety brief on the start line for each group just before your event begins, if you miss the briefing, you will not be able to compete.

EACH ENTRANT WILL RECIEVE:

  • A fantastic finisher medal.
  • Entry goodies (Distance specific).
  • Timed results. (Chip timing)
  • Safe bag drop.
  • Aid station.
  • First aid in the event centre and throughout the event course.
  • Post-race refreshments (Available to purchase).
 

ALL OF OUR EVENTS FEATURE:

  • Facilities and parking
  • On course support
  • Medical support
  • Full route marking
  • 3rd party rider public liability insurance
  • Aid stations
  • Online results
  • On site catering (Available to purchase)
  • Pick up wag

TRIATHLON RESOURCES:

If your new to triathlon, there is plenty of information to be found on these links, watching, and reading these will help you understand more about triathlon and the flow of an event day.

MORE INFORMATION:

Whether you are setting yourself a fitness target, raising money for your good cause or just coming to join the hundreds of other riders who are riding for their own goals, you know you can also ride just for fun.

(The event is limited of 300 triathletes over all the distances).

AFTER ENTERING:

On entering the event you will receive a booking confirmation email.

(USE A GENUINE EMAIL ADDRESS)

If you do not receive it, please check your Spam/Junk folder.

Further event details will be sent to your registered email address before the event.

Event updates will arrive approx. 2 weeks before an event, but everything you need to know is contained within these event pages.

Transfers, deferrals, and entrant swaps will close 1 month before the event, when the event sells out, we will operate a waiting list.

If a space becomes available, you will be invited via email to enter.

GENERAL INFORMATION

TRAINING:

Kudo coach is an app that builds you a flexible, personalised training plan that makes optimum use of your time to get you to the start line in the best shape possible.

Power and Heart rate based indoor and outdoor workouts.

Regular training advice and guidance backed with elite coaching experience.

Ride anywhere – Kudo coach will sync your ride data with all other cycling platforms.

https://www.kudo.coach

FANCY HELPING AT AN EVENT:

We always welcome volunteers at our events so if you fancy joining the team for the day or even a few hours at registration or with parking, please get in touch. You will be rewarded for your efforts and will be able to choose an event to enter for free, that is any event and any distance.

If you would like more information, please email info@beyondevents.org.uk and someone will be in touch.

You do not need to help at a Sportive, if you help at any of our events, running, cycling, triathlons you can enter multiple events for free. (Dependent on time given).

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WE HAVE SOMETHING FOR EVERY DISTANCE AND ABILITY.

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