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Owler Triathlon

Sun 21st Jul 2019
Jurys Gap Rd, Romney Marsh TN29, UK

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Tickets £20–£150

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Returning to probably the fastest middle distance triathlon in the South East in 2019. New parking area for competitors and spectators plus a new run route.

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 four 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, standard and sprint distance.

Distances in this event

  1. Half Tri & Team

    Triathlon: Swim 1.9km, Bike 90km, Run 21km
    7:00am Sun 21st Jul 2019
    £120–£150
    Tickets available
  2. Standard Tri & Team

    Triathlon: Swim 1.5km, Bike 40km, Run 10km
    7:00am Sun 21st Jul 2019
    £55–£99
    Tickets available
  3. Sprint Tri & Team

    Triathlon: Swim 0.75km, Bike 20km, Run 5km
    7:00am Sun 21st Jul 2019
    £45–£78
    Tickets available
  4. Half Aquabike

    Other: Swim 1.9km, Bike 90km
    7:00am Sun 21st Jul 2019
    £70–£75
    Tickets available
  5. Standard Aquabike

    Other: Swim 1.5km, Bike 40km
    7:00am Sun 21st Jul 2019
    £47–£52
    Tickets available
  6. Owler Aquabike Sprint

    Other: Swim 0.75km, Bike 20km
    7:00am Sun 21st Jul 2019
    £42–£47
    Tickets available
  7. Open Water Swim 1.9km

    Swimming: Swim 0.75km, Bike 20km, Run 5km
    7:00am Sun 21st Jul 2019
    £25–£30
    Tickets available
  8. Open Water Swim 1.5km

    Swimming: Swim 0.75km, Bike 20km
    7:00am Sun 21st Jul 2019
    £20–£25
    Tickets available

Where could you finish?

We’ll work out your time based on past results, elevation and terrain.

Course Maps
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What’s Included

Registration: Open on Saturday 21 July Sat on 4pm – 6pm Sun – 5.30am – 7.30am at Event HQ, Lydd lake.

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
Course Details
Returning to probably the fastest middle distance triathlon in the South East in 2019. New parking area for competitors and spectators plus a new run route.

Owler Tri’s 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 traffic free two laps out and back route along paths around lake and surrounding paths. The standard and sprint 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, standard and sprint distance.
Raceday Logistics

Q. What are the cut off times for my event?
Owler Half Tri & Aquabike

Start 7am – Finish 3pm

Swim – 1 hour 15 minutes

Bike – 5 hours 45 minutes

Run – 8hours

Finish – 3pm

Owler Standard Tri & Aquabike

We expect standard athletes to finish in under 5 hours.

Q. When is the event briefing for my event?

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

Owler Standard Tri & Aquabike – This will be at 9.50 am at the lakeside shelter, before the start at 10am.

Spectators

Spectators are welcome!

FAQs

Triathlon England rules state you must purchase a Day Race Licence to participate in our events if you are not already a Triathlon England or other Home Nations member. This provides you with insurance for the day. Team members need one each.

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

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.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 toilets on the run route for the Half Tri?

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

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Reviews

5 out of 5 stars

  • Course
  • Organisation
  • Atmosphere
  • Did the Sprint Tri & Team in 2018

    Great race for a PB! The cycle route and run route are flat and very easy to navigate.The swim was enjoyable although the lake is a bit shallow in places.

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    Sarah S19th Mar
    Is there a kids event? Or can they enter a triathlon event as a team? My daughters are age 13 and 12 years and would like to compete? Thanks

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    Steph E20th Mar
    Hi there. Unfortunately this is just an adult event so your daughters won't be able to compete yet. Apologies and I hope you enjoy the event!

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