Basingstoke Triathlon

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£48.33 - £53.70
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Why not start your multi-distance career off with the Basingstoke Triathlon. A perfect event for complete newbies, this triathlon is well supported with a great team, pool swim and easy to follow route. Come to try something new and dip your toe into the multi-sport racing world.
Participants
Novice Triathlon and Sprint Triathlon
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Calendar
Sun, 9 Jul 2023
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Basingstoke, United Kingdom
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Where and when
Location
Basingstoke Aquadrome, Worting Rd, Basingstoke RG22 6PG, UK
Start times
Sun, 9 Jul 2023
Novice Triathlon:
TBC |
Sprint Triathlon:
TBC
Races summary
Here's what races are available for Basingstoke Triathlon
Novice Triathlon
Swim
0.2km
Bike
11km
Running
2.5km
£48.33
Sprint Triathlon
Swim
0.4km
Bike
22km
Running
5km
£53.70
Route information
Novice: 200m swim/11k cycle/2.5k run
Sprint: 400m swim/22k cycle/5k run
Swim
The triathlon will start in waves with a pool swim with 4-5 people per lane. It will be your own responsibility to count your lengths. Participants can swim either breaststroke or front crawl - please do not use backstroke as you may be mistaken for someone who is in trouble.
  • Novice - 8 lengths
  • Sprint - 16 lengths
Cycle
The cycle route will take a large loop of the green fields and open spaces in the Basingstoke suburbs including the rural villages and roundabouts of Worting, before heading back to the leisure park grounds for the last section of your triathlon…the run!
  • Novice - 1 lap
  • Sprint - 2 laps
Run
The run will be a short 2.5k loop along the playing fields and footpaths surrounding the Aquadrome. It will be slightly hilly with one long drag down out of the leisure park and back up again.
  • Novice - 1 lap
  • Sprint - 2 laps
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What's included
  • A guide to your first triathlon
  • Participant Event Day Information Pack
  • FREE Swim hat
  • Fantastic Finisher's Medal
  • Chip timing
  • Full triathlon race sticker
  • Free parking
  • Family friendly
Train
How to get there
Basingstoke Aquadrome, Worting Rd, Basingstoke RG22 6PG, UK
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Parking
There will be some free parking on-site, but please bear in mind that it will be limited. Follow the signs to the designated ‘Triathlon Car Parking’ on your approach to the Aquadrome.
By Public Transport
Basingstoke train station is approximately a 30 minute walk away from the Aquadrome.
Event day logistics
05:30 Car park and registration opens
06:30 Race briefing 1
07:00 Sprint Triathlon starts
07:30 Race briefing 2
08:30 Race briefing 3
09:30 Race briefing 4
10:00 Novice Triathlon starts
10:30 Race briefing 5
* Start waves will be confirmed closer to race day.
Race Packs
Participants will need to collect their race packs on the day from Race HQ at the Aquadrome. You will need to bring photo ID with you. Race packs will include:
  • stickers for your bike, helmet and transition bag/box
  • swim hat
  • timing chip
Age Requirements
All participants must be at least 16 years old to participate in the Basingstoke Triathlon.
Race Briefings
Participants must attend a race briefing before starting their triathlon. It will contain important information about the event.
Transition
It is recommended that participants rack their bikes in transition at least one hour before the start of their triathlon. Bike racks will not be numbered and participants are not allowed to mark their position in any way that gives them an advantage over somebody else.
Transition is for competitors only.
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Backpack
Kit List
Helmets are mandatory.
Any road-worthy bike will be acceptable for this triathlon.
FAQs
What bike can I use for the Basingstoke Triathlon?
Any road-worthy mountain or road bike will be suitable for this triathlon.
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How will I know my entry for the Basingstoke Triathlon has been confrimed?
You will get a confirmation email from Let’s Do This once you have completed the booking process.
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What time shall I arrive to the Basingstoke Triathlon?
It is recommended to arrive at least 60 minutes before the start of your race to allow plenty of time to register, collect your race pack, attach your race number, rack your bike in transition and warm up.
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