The distances for each discipline (swim, bike, run) are:
Super-sprint – 400m open-water swim, 13km cycle (2 laps) and a 3km run
Sprint – 750m open-water swim, a 26km cycle (4 laps) and a 5.5km run
Further details on the course can be found here.
Youth & Junior – min. age is 15 and max. age is 18 years old (at 31 Dec 2015)
Individual super-sprint – min. age is 15 years old (at 31 Dec 2015)
Individual sprint – min. age is 17 years old (at 31 Dec 2015)
Sprint team relay – min. age is 15 years old (at 31 Dec 2015)
Please note, ages are calculated on 31 December 2015 in accordance with British Triathlon rules.
A full breakdown of entry prices is available here. Enter early to take advantage of the early-bird discounts, with 20% off the 2014 prices if you enter by 31 January 2015, and 10% off if you enter by 31 May 2015. A booking fee will apply to all entries – £2.50 for entrants to the super-sprint, sprint and sprint relay events and £1.50 for the youth and junior super-sprint challenge.
Alternatively, you can enter for free with Macmillan Cancer Support – just simply raise £300 in sponsorship. Find out more and enter here.
If you are keen to race alongside your friends you can request a ‘mates wave’ when entering. Simply choose a code-word unique to you and your friend(s) and make sure you all enter the same code-word on the entry form. You must all be entered into the same category and distance. There will only be a limited number of mixed ‘mates-waves’ so enter early to avoid disappointment.
Yes, you can choose either individual super-sprint, individual sprint or sprint relay. There is also a super-sprint challenge for youth and juniors.