Lochore Off-Road Triathlon Festival 2024

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Lochore Off-Road Triathlon Festival 2024
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Join the Lochore off-road Triathlon Festival to test your limits. Whether you are a beginner or an advanced triathlete this event has something perfect for everyone. This festival boasts a whole host of events including Duathlons, Triathlons, Aquabikes, and Aquathlons, join now to secure your place.
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Full Distance Triathlon, Duathlon, Aquabike, and 4 more
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Calendar
Sun, 1 Sept 2024
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Crosshill, United Kingdom
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Where and when
Location
Lochore Meadows, Crosshill, Lochgelly KY5 8BA, UK
Start times
Sunday, 1 Sept 2024
Full Distance Triathlon: 7:30 amDuathlon: 7:30 amAquabike: 7:30 amAquathlon: 7:30 amShort Distance Triathlon: 7:30 amShort Distance Tristars 3: 7:30 amFull Distance Triathlon Relay: 7:30 am
Event summary
Here are the distances available for Lochore Off-Road Triathlon Festival 2024
Full Distance Triathlon
Swim
1km
Bike
13km
Running
5km
£53
Duathlon
Running
5km
Bike
13km
£36.50
Aquabike
Swim
1km
Bike
13km
£34.50
Aquathlon
Swim
1km
Running
5km
£30.50
Route information
Full Distance Triathlon, Aquabike and Aquathlon
These three events all have a 1000m open water swim in the Loch. The swim is comprised of 2 500m laps with a beach exit after lap 1 before re-entering.
Then for the full-distance triathlon and aquabike, you will follow a 13k 2-lap cycle course around Harran hill. This route will be quite technical, expect to have to navigate rocks, roots, and mud.
Finally, the full-distance triathlon and the Aquathlon will tackle a mixed terrain 5k course passing the hilly Clune and the old ironage fort.
Short Distance Triathlon
This involves a 500 metre swim, one lap of the Loch. Followed by a 7k off-road bike with some technical rocky and muddy sections. Finishing with a final 3k loop to the finish.
Duathlon
The Duathlon starts with a 5k run mixed terrain run where you will pass Clune hill and an old ironage fort. Then you will tackle a 2 lap 13k bike ride, expect some technical rocky and muddy sections. Then finally all duathletes must finish by following a 3k hilly mixed terrain course
Short Distance - Tristars 3
This race consists of a 500 metre 1 lap swim (subject to change), followed by a 6k cycle ride around Harran hill with some technical sections. Finishing on a 2.4k mixed terrain run which follows the park road winding back along the loch.
What's included
  • Finisher's momento
  • Changing Facilities
  • Post-race Refreshments
  • Open water swim
  • Fully-marked route
  • First aid
  • Toilets
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How to get there
Lochore Meadows, Crosshill, Lochgelly KY5 8BA, UK
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Parking
There is plenty of onsite parking available at the Lochore meadows country park.
By Train
The closest train station to the event is Lochgelly which is a 2 mile walk to the country park or a short bus ride.
Event day logistics
07:45 – 09:15 Registration at Lochore Meadows Country Park Centre – Orange gazebos behind the new park centre building
08:35 Swim warm-up
08:45 Wave 1 - Full distance, Relay Teams and Aquabike
09:05 Swim warm-up
09:15 Wave 2 – Aquathlon
09:20 Wave 3 – Duathlon
09:30 Swim warm-up
09:40 Wave 4 – Short Distance and swim warm-up immediately after the start
09:45 Wave 5 – Tristars 3
The exact start times of the races will be confirmed closer to the date of the event.
Rules
  • Drafting on the bike is permitted but not between genders (men cannot draft off of women or vice versa)
  • Cross Bikes are permitted
  • Anyone reported being abusive or aggressive will be disqualified.
  • Ride on the left and overtake only on the right
  • Be considerate of public dog walkers and other path users
  • Road Bikes are not permitted
Age Requirements
  • Full-Distance Triathlon, Duathlon, Aquabike: All entrants must be 17 years old or above to participate.
  • Short Distance Triathlon, Aquathlon: All entrants must be 15 years old or above to participate.
  • Short distance - Tristars 3: All entrants must between the ages of 13 years old to 15 years old to participate.
First Aid
First aid will be available at the start and finish line.
Mandatory Kit
  • Wetsuit
  • Bike
  • Shoes for mixed terrain
Toilets
The toilets are located in the Park Centre building.
Changing Facilities
Changing facilities can be located at the Outdoor Education Centre building, only 150m from the transition area. After you complete your race, the organisers request that you shower as soon as possible to avoid long queues.
FAQs
When does the Lochore off-road Triathlon Festival start?
Exact start times for the Lochore off-road Triathlon Festival will be confirmed closer to the event date.
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Are wetsuits required for the Lochore off-road Triathlon Festival?
Yes, the water will be rather cold so wetsuits are a mandatory park of the race kit.
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Will there be changing rooms and showers at the Lochore off-road Triathlon Festival?
Yes, there will be changing facilities and showers onsite, entrants are asked to use them as soon as they complete their race to avoid queues.
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£23 - £53
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