Pitsford Triathlon, Duathlon, Aquathlon, & Aquabike

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About
Push yourself in and around the scenic Pitsford Reservoir with this mixed-format event. Great for athletes of all levels, the course utilises the Northampton Sailing Club's abundance of fantastic facilities. After, slip into your finisher's t-shirt and unwind in the Clubhouse.
Standard Triathlon, Standard Duathlon, Standard Aquathlon, and 4 more
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Sat 12th Jun 2021
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Brixworth, United Kingdom
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Where and when
Location
Brixworth Country Park, Northampton Rd, Brixworth, Northampton NN6 9DG, UK
Start times
Standard Triathlon:
7:30am |
Standard Duathlon:
7:25am |
Standard Aquathlon:
7:30am |
Sprint Triathlon:
8:00am |
Sprint Duathlon:
7:30am |
Sprint Aquathlon:
8:00am |
Sprint Aquabike:
7:30am
Races summary
Here's what races are available for Pitsford Triathlon, Duathlon, Aquathlon, & Aquabike
Sprint Triathlon
RaceTypeSwimming
0.75km
RaceTypeCycling
20.6km
RaceTypeRunning
5km
£50.00 - £55.00
Sprint Aquathlon
RaceTypeSwimming
0.75km
RaceTypeRunning
5km
£34.00 - £39.00
Sprint Aquabike
RaceTypeSwimming
0.75km
RaceTypeCycling
20.6km
£34.00 - £39.00
Standard Triathlon
RaceTypeSwimming
1.5km
RaceTypeCycling
40km
RaceTypeRunning
10.2km
£63.00 - £95.50
Route information
Triathlon
Standard: 1.5k Swim, 40k Bike, 10.2k Run
Sprint: 750m Swim, 20.6k Bike, 5k Run
Swim Route
The swim starts from the shore of the Northampton Sailing Club, before heading out to the Dam Wall and swimming parallel alongside it. The swim provides great viewing for spectators.
Bike Route
The course begins with a quick climb followed by steep downhill into Pitsford village. After this, the route remains steadily undulating throughout while you cycle throughout the picturesque Northamptonshire countryside.
The last 5 Miles of the cycle provides a considerable test on a few up-hills, however it will be well worth it for the rapid downhill back into the country park.
Bike Route
The final stage of the triathlon will culminate in a 10k around the reservoir's edge, through woodland and over tracks with stunning views over the lake throughout.
The Triathlon can be completed as part of a 3 person relay-team - each team member will complete one stage of the event.
Duathlon
Standard: 10k Run, 40k Bike, 10.2k Run
Sprint: 5k Run, 20.6k Bike, 5k Run
The Duathlon will follow the same cycling and running routes as the triathlon above.
Aquathlon
Standard: 1.5k Swim, 10k Run
Sprint: 750m Swim, 5k Run
The Aquathlon swim will be the same as the Triathlon and the run following the same route as the above events.
Aquabike
Sprint: 750m Swim, 20.6k Bike
The Aquabike will follow the same swim and bike route as above.
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What's included
  • Spot prizes
  • Finisher's t-shirt
  • On-site first aid
  • Club prizes
  • Marshalled course
  • On course refreshment stations
  • Toilets
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How to get there
Brixworth Country Park, Northampton Rd, Brixworth, Northampton NN6 9DG, UK
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By Car
There is extensive parking available in the country park as well as an event overspill car park. Please check for any charges which may apply.
Event day logistics
Schedule
Saturday
06:00 - 07:15 Transition open for all Standard distances
06:30 - 07:15 Transition open for Sprint Aquabike and Sprint Duathlon
06:30 - 07:45 Transition open for Sprint Triathlon and Sprint Aquathlon
07:25 Standard Duathlon Start
07:30 Standard Triathlon, Standard Aquathlon, Sprint Duathlon, & Sprint Aquabike Start
08:00 Sprint Triathlon Start and Sprint Aquathlon
Please ensure you arrive at least 45 minutes before your scheduled start time.
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Go Beyond Challenge
Our roots are in off road sports. We offer a complete series of Ultra trail runs many of which have become "must do events" in the Ultra race calendar. Staying with the off road and trail theme we have a sprint style duathlon which once again is in a fantastic location with fabulous trails. But we like to provide something for everyone. We are also the organisers of the Northampton Half Marathon and The Pitsford Triathlons (Sprint and Standard), in fact we are a one stop shop for all the races you will ever need. Go Beyond was founded in 2008 and purchased in 2018 by Simon Hollis. We now work with over 30 charities helping them carry out fundraising through sport. So please, come and join us and take your fitness to a new level - and why not raise money for a good cause at the same time.
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Backpack
Kit List
  • Wetsuit
  • Bicycle in good working order
  • Bicycle helmet (Mandatory)
FAQ's
Are there toilets on-site at the Pitsford Triathlon, Duathlon, Aquathlon?
Toilet facilities will be available all day at the registration in the Sailing Club house and the Club's changing area.
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Will the Sailing Club be open at the Pitsford Triathlon, Duathlon, Aquathlon?
The Sailing Club galley will be open pre-race for hot/cold refreshments and is the perfect base for supporters.
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Do I have to wear a helmet for the bike sections of the Pitsford Triathlon, Duathlon, Aquathlon?
Yes, helmets are mandatory for all participants when cycling.
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Do I have to be a BTF member to enter the Pitsford Triathlon, Duathlon, Aquathlon?
You do not need to be a BTF member to enter, however there is an additional charge of £5 for Triathletes who are not BTF members to cover a day race licence and personal insurance.
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