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South Manchester Triathlon

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Triathlon Event Types
Triathlon Event Types
Running in London Parks
Running in London Parks
Route description
Route description

The swim is at the amazing Wilmslow Leisure Centre where you will swim 400m (16-lengths of the pool)(32 for Double Sprint) before transitioning to the bike.

The picturesque 24.2km cycle route is a mainly flat with a few climbs throughout to keep you on your toes. You will explore the Cheshire countryside through Ashley and Mobberley before arriving back at the Leisure centre.

The 6.3km run leaves from the leisure centre along a flat and mixed terrain route which will take you through east Wilmslow before a few climbs around the River Bollin.

Logistics and schedule

Exact start and registration times will be confirmed closer to the date via email.

Age Requirements

All entrants must be between 15 - 99

Registration

Please arrive race ready and have everything you need when you register. You will be given an arrival time via email. If you have a must Home Nation Association or Non Home Nation Association ID bring it with you otherwise you will be charged £5 a day.

Transitions

You will not be able to enter the transition zones without showing your race number.

  • Cycle: This starts and finishes at the leisure centre. You must walk your bike to the mount/dismount line. Be careful when you mount your bike as there may be cars on the roads. Please Follow Yellow signs. After second lap of the course the Double Sprinters must follow the pink signs.
  • Run: Stay on the pavements where possible and follow signs. Starts and finishes at the leisure centre. Double Sprinters follow the towards the holding area and turn right for a second lap.

Kit List

  • Soft bags: Soft bags are only allowed to store your equipment, please do not use rigid boxes as it could obstruct other competitors.
  • Helmets: For all events cyclists must be wearing a helmet that meets the minimum standards of ANSI Z90, SNELL B90, EN1078 or equivalent.
  • Race belt: This is not required but is recommended by the organiser for a swift transition from the bike stage to the run stage. When on the bike your race number must be displayed on your back and on your front when running.

Banned Kit / Equipment

Using any of these items in the race can lead to disqualification.

  • Headphones
  • Mobile Phones
  • Film Cameras

Conduct

  • Please treat race officials, event volunteers, spectators and your competitors with respect and courtesy. If you do not comply you may receive a penalty.
  • Please follow the outlined course in the race booklet and briefing. Complete the specific course and the right numbers of laps or be disqualified. It is your responsibility to know the course and complete it.
  • Nudity: You cannot get completely changed in the transition. Nudity included being topless during the bike and run or having the front of your top unfastened. If you do not comply you will be disqualified.
How to get there

Wilmslow Leisure Centre, Station Rd, Rectory Fields, Wilmslow SK9 1BU, UK

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Parking

There are a number of car parking options available:

  • Church Street
  • Manchester Road
  • Wilmslow Park Road South
  • Wilmslow Train Station
Frequently asked questions
FAQ
Is there prizes for top finishers at the South Manchester Triathlon?
Yes there is but due to covid-19 guidelines the prize giving ceremony may not happen - most likely the prizes will be sent via post in the form of a voucher.
FAQ
Is the course flat at the South Manchester Triathlon?
The course is mostly flat with a few minimal climbs throughout.
FAQ
Can I wear headphones in the race at the South Manchester Triathlon?
Unfortunately you cannot wear headphones during this race as you will be disqualified.
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Double Sprint Triathlon
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