Owler Tri

Sun 22nd Jul 2018 • by Trispirit Events
Romney Marsh, GB
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What you need to know

New location, new course, probably the fastest middle distance triathlon in the South East.

Owler Tris offer middle distance plus standard triathlons, aquabikes and OWS.

The triathlons will start in Lydd Lake with a two lapped swim, before competitors ride a flat lapped bike route on scenic country roads through Lydd, Brooklands and Camber, before returning to transition at Lydd lake.

The 21K run section is flat two laps out and back route along paths around lake and surrounding paths. The standard run also follows the same route. You then head to cross the finish line in style.

Also on offer the Owler Aquabike both at half and standard distance.

Distances in this event

  1. Half Tri & Team

    Triathlon: Swim 1.9km, Bike 87km, Run 21km
    8:00am Sun 22nd Jul 2018
    £130–£150
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  2. Standard Tri & Team

    Triathlon: Swim 1.5km, Bike 40km, Run 10km
    10:00am Sun 22nd Jul 2018
    £65–£84
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  3. Half Aquabike

    Other: Swim 1.9km, Bike 87km
    8:00am Sun 22nd Jul 2018
    £80–£85
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  4. Standard Aquabike

    Other: Swim 1.5km, Bike 40km
    10:00am Sun 22nd Jul 2018
    £52–£57
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  5. Open Water Swim 1.9km

    Swim 1.9km
    10:30am Sun 22nd Jul 2018
    £25
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  6. Open Water Swim 1.5km

    Swim 1.5km
    10:30am Sun 22nd Jul 2018
    £20
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  7. Owler Tri Sprint

    Triathlon: Swim 0.75km, Bike 20km, Run 5km
    10:30am Sun 22nd Jul 2018
    £50–£69
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  8. Owler Aquabike Sprint

    Other: Swim 0.75km, Bike 20km
    10:30am Sun 22nd Jul 2018
    £42–£47
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Course Maps
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What’s Included

Registration: Open on Saturday 21 July, Midday-4pm and Sunday 22 July 6.30am-9.15am at Lydd Lake.

All competitors for the standard distance events must be 17 years of age by 31.12.18.

Triathlon and Aquabike – your entry includes:

  • Event entry
  • On course aid stations supplied by PowerBar
  • Event T-shirt
  • Bespoke finisher’s medal
  • Goodie bag
  • Chip timing
  • Live results
  • Post event nutrition and athlete area
  • Special offers from our partners

Facilities for competitors include changing rooms, free parking, refreshments and prizes.

Course Details

HALF SWIM

Half Tri & Aquabike – 2 x 950m laps.

HALF BIKE

Half Tri & Aquabike – 2 x 45K laps.

RUN

Run around Lydd lake then head onto quiet country lanes.

Half Tri – 21K – 2 x 10.5K laps.

Travel

Parking: Please follow marshals directions at Lydd lake.

Spectators

OWLER SPECTATOR GUIDE

Spectators are key in helping to get your triathlete round the course in good shape on the day. At Tri Spirit Events you are just as important and we have set out several things for you on the day.

These are just a few things we are offering our spectators.

FREE EVENT BROCHURE

Collect one at registration.

LIVE ATHLETE UPDATES

Spectators can keep an eye on how you are progressing. Just log onto this link every 30 minutes for updates.

Volunteers

Ever fancied helping out at a multi-sport event? Marshals are an integral part of an event and if you would like to be part of our awarding winning team, then please contact Liz at [email protected]

Our team of marshals help out at event after event but if you want to just help once then please come along. A little help goes a long way.

FAQs

Q. HOW DO I KNOW IF MY ENTRY HAS BEEN ACCEPTED?

A. If you have entered online you will received an automatic email from Active. If you send us a postal entry as soon as you cheque is cashed you are in the event. Please allow a week for this process.

Q. WILL I BE SENT MY BIB NUMBER OR INFORMATION?

A. No, we do not send anything out in the post. One week before the event date an email message will be sent, so please check your inbox. This message will contain all the event information you require including your bib number, event information and parking etc.. this will also be available online at the Tri Spirit Events website. Make sure you look on the correct event landing page.

Q. CAN I ENTER ON THE DAY?

A. There is no guarantee entries will be available as our events fill up, so you are better off signing up early, so not to be disappointed. You will also benefit as our early bird entry fees will apply.

Q. I’VE ENTERED AN EVENT BUT HAVE INJURED MYSELF IN THE LAST WEEK. CAN I GET MY MONEY BACK?

A. No, unfortunately as you are in the last 30 days to the event date we are unable to offer a refund or transfer. Please read our withdrawal and refunds policy. We hate this part of event organisation but have to be fair to all who enter.

Q.WHAT ARE THE GROUND CONDITIONS FOR THE RUN?

A. The surface underfoot is grass, woodland paths which is uneven in places. These maybe are muddy in places, please be careful.

Q. IS THE BIKE SECTION IS ON ROAD?

A. Yes, the bike section is on road and open to traffic. Remember to beware of other competitors and traffic. Follow the Highway code at all times, thank you.

Q. DO I NEED TO WEAR A WETSUIT?

A. It depends on the temperature of the water – we run our events in conjunction with the governing body British Triathlon.

The rule book – 9.3 The minimum water temperature as follows:

<14°C – Wetsuits manadatory

14°C – 21.9°C – Optional but recommended

>22°C – Wetsuits banned – Sprint/Standard distance

>23°C – Wetsuits banned – Full/Half distance

However we strongly recommend that you wear a wetsuit where applicable for our events.

Q. ARE THERE CHANGING FACILITIES AT LYDD LAKE?

A. Yes, please use gazebos provided for male and female changing areas.

Q. IS THE EVENT BRIEFING ON THE SATURDAY FOR THE STANDARD TRI/AQUABIKE?

A. No, all event briefings will be on the Sunday morning at the lakeside shelter by the start area. This will be 10 mins before your start time.

Q. WHEN IS THE EVENT BRIEFING FOR MY EVENT?

Owler Half Tri & Aquabike – This will take place at 7.50am at the lakeside shelter, before the start at 8am.

Owler Standard Tri & Aquabike – This will be at 09.50am at the lakeside shelter, before the start at 10am.

Q. WHAT ARE THE CUT OFF TIMES FOR MY EVENT?

Owler Half Tri & Aquabike

Start 08am – Finish 4.30pm

Swim – 1 hour 10 minutes

Bike – 5 hours 30 minutes – cycle time 4hours 20 mins.

Run – 8hours 30 mins – run time 3 hours.

Finish – 4.30pm

Owler Standard Tri & Aquabike

We expect standard athletes to finish in under 5 hours.

Q. ARE THERE TOILETS ON THE RUN ROUTE FOR THE HALF TRI?

A. Yes, toilets at the turnaround point and at transition.

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