Thorpe Park Sprint Triathlon Race 1
09 June 2019
We are pleased to announce that we will be back at the Park this year. Thorpe Park has proved to be a fantastic triathlon venue and is where we will be hosting two sprint distance races.
Timing chip (to be worn around left ankle) Event number for front and back (race belts are allowed) Event number for bike Coloured swim cap
SwimThis a fantastic 750m swim that will start on the other side of the wooden footbridge to the transition area. The first wave will be set off at 7:00am; subsequent waves will go off at 5-10 minute intervals. The route will take competitors out around the yellow buoys before exiting up the bank.If you get into difficulty, turn on your back and raise one arm; a safety vessel will then escort you to the bank.If you appear to be struggling in the swim the safety vessel will be able to help you out.Wetsuits are recommended as they provide buoyancy in the water should you encounter any difficulties. You must wear the swim cap that you were provided with at registration. BikeThe 21km, one loop, route takes the following course out of transition, along the internal service road and onto the public highway and there is a map of the course below. You must take the utmost care at the roundabouts and check that it is clear before continuing.You must obey the Highway Code, which is also the Law. Don't take risks to save a few seconds. Please ride on the left and overtake briefly on the right before returning to ride on the left.RunHaving exited transition competitors will then complete a two lap, 5km course on the tarmac paths that will take athletes through the theme Park before finishing next to the marquee.
DirectionsThorpe Park is located between junctions 11 and 13 of the M25 (but be aware that you can’t get to the park from junction 12). THORPE PARK Resort, Staines Road, Chertsey, Surrey , KT16 8PNUsing GPS? The postcode is KT16 8PN, but remember some Sat Navs aren’t so savy and may lead you to Norlands Lane – keep a look out for the coaster track over the main entrance on Staines Road.