08 September 2019
From the organiser
According to 220 Triathlon magazine, Shropshire Triathlon is officially one of the fastest nine triathlons in the UK!If you want to Tri a Triathlon or are an experienced Triathlete we have distances & challenges to suit you within this fun & friendly triathlon and are pleased to announce the additions of Fun, Super Sprint and Middle Distance to this event. The Shropshire Triathlon has been held at the fabulous venue of The Mere at Ellesmere since 1992.The Pink Wave:UK Triathlon has dedicated a section of the event solely to The Pink Wave and is working in partnership with Cancer Research UK to raise money for research into all 200 types of cancer. We welcome & want to encourage all women to have a go! Any age, any abilities. High 5's, cheers, and a lot of pink guaranteed!
Registration, swim start, transition and finish line all within a stones throw of each other Open water swim in The Mere Shropshire & Welsh countryside bike course Closed to traffic road run course Chip Timed & PRINTED RESULTS as you cross the line! Official event photographer capturing your bike, run & finish 2019 Finishers medal for everyone
Cut Off TimesSwim 1 hour 15 from the start of the race (1 hour 15 to complete the swim)Bike 5 hours 15 from the start of the race (4 hours to complete the bike)Run 8 hours from the start of the race (2.45 hours to complete the run)Fantastic 39km Olympic Course for the Shropshire Triathlon. Going through the Shropshire & Welsh Countryside.All Olympic & Olympic Relay competitors complete one full lap.Mount & Dismount line will be situated just inside Cremorne Gardens.All Middle & Middle Distance Relay competitors complete two full laps.Fantastic 78km Middle Distance Course for the Shropshire Triathlon. Going through the Shropshire & Welsh Countryside.Mount & Dismount line will be situated just inside Cremorne Gardens.There will be one feed station on the bike course which will be in Ellesmere, by the lake, after your first lap.The Shropshire Sprint Bike Course.One full lap of the course for all competitors.Look our for the high viz signs that say "SPRINT TURN ONLY".Please follow the "UK TRIATHLON BIKE COURSE" signs all the way around the course.The Shropshire Super Sprint & Fun Bike Course.One full lap of the course for all competitors.Look our for the high viz signs that say "SUPER SPRINT & FUN TURN ONLY".Please follow the "UK TRIATHLON BIKE COURSE" signs all the way around the course.
Wave Start Times07.45am Shropshire Middle Distance & Relay08.30am Shropshire Olympic & Relay09.15am Shropshire Sprint & RelayPlease Note: Competitor Race Day Information (Individual Start Times, Bib Numbers etc) will be emailed out to competitors 7-10 days before the event.WE DO NOT POST ANYTHING OUT – you will collect your race numbers, tattoos, stickers etc. at registration on the day.
The Mere is based in North Shropshire, in Ellesmere SY12 0PA on the A528 Shrewsbury road. For more information visit the race organisers website
Information can be found on volunteering on the uk triathlon website
When will I receive notification of my start time and race number?You will receive an email 7 to 10 days prior to the event; this will include all of your race day information as well as your race number and start time. If you don’t receive this email, please email email@example.com. Please note we never send any race information through the post.I can no longer compete at the triathlon what is your cancellation policy?Please visit the organiser's website for a comprehensive cancellation policy from the organiser.Can I listen to music during the triathlon?In line with BTF rules any device that is used for music is not permitted in a UK Triathlon event.Will there be any water available during the run?Yes, there will be one or more feed stations around the course serving both water and High5