Distances in this event
- Triathlon: Swim 0.4km, Bike 18km, Run 5km
Derby Pool Triathlon route
Swim: Competitors should report to the poolside at least 10 minutes before your start time to allow for lane allocation.
Bike: Upon leaving the school grounds (side entrance) turn left through Etwall village (please note pedestrian crossing). As you cycle through Etwall village please ensure that you cycle on the outside of the cones (runners in the event will be inside the cones). At the A516 roundabout take 2nd exit, extreme caution, this will take you down a country lane to a cross roads where you turn left onto Radbourne Lane. Continue down Radbourne Lane until Sutton On the Hill where where you take a right hand turn (landmark: church on right hand side) this will take you through the village and over the A50. At T junction (Hilton) turn left onto A516. You will cycle over three roundabouts back towards Etwall. At Etwall island turn around (caution for oncoming cyclists) and retrace route back along A516. Taking first left back into Etwall village and enter transition area. This will be fully marshalled and sign posted The cycle section is strictly a non-drafting/pacing event and is referred to in the British Triathlon rules which is available on the website www.britishtriathlon.org If a marshal tells you to stop at a junction or slow down leading up to a junction, it is for your safety.
From the organizer
DERBY TRIATHLON is aimed at all levels of fitness and ability, whether its your first triathlon or you are the next Olympic hopeful. Last year we had an increase in first time competitors, with 55% of the field being new to the great fun sport of triathlon.
You can enter as an individual and complete all three disciplines on your own, the relay event with friends or colleagues and enjoy the race as a team or the corporate event where each team member completes the full triathlon.
Derby Pool Triathlon weather forecast
Mostly cloudy throughout the day.
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